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

Alert number: A12/1392/18

Product:  Men’s shoes

Name: Black White Duplicate

Batch number / Barcode:  4 060658 599260

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Art.No: 13S111-75A

Risk type: Chemical
The shoes contain the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) benz(a)anthracene, chrysene, benzo(b)fluoranthene, benzo(k)fluoranthene and benzo(a)pyrene, benzo(e)pyrene, dibenzo(a,h)anthracene and benzo(j)fluoranthene (measured values up to 28.3 mg/kg).
PAHs are absorbed through skin contact and respiration. These PAHs are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

Description:  Men's leather shoes with plastic upper in black and white; white inner lining and insole, and a rubber sole in black-brown. Packaging: a cardboard box. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany