The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1388/18

Product:  Work gloves

Name: 10 Weldex

Batch number / Barcode:  4018653297377

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Keron

Type / number of model:  Article No 29737 EB-00219621

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 9.2 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  Work gloves, size 10 (XL) in light grey leather, long cuffs, with cardboard label.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg