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

Alert number: A12/1427/18

Product:  Work gloves

Name: Gaucho

Batch number / Barcode:  4018653002070

Risk level: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Active Keron

Type / number of model:  Model No 297234, size 10

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 15.3 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.

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

Description:  Work glove made of beige leather and dark-green textile parts.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany