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

Alert number: A12/1390/17

Product:  Hockey glove

Name: Hockey Pro Glove

Batch number / Barcode:  2200007423385

Risk level: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Adidas

Type / number of model:  7423385

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 69 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Hockey glove: white base with orange/red accents on the palm and yellow accent on top.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece