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

Alert number: A12/1461/17

Product:  Motorcycle gloves

Name: Unisex Gloves / Glove Scott Lane 2

Batch number / Barcode:  EAN-Code (EU) 7613317037367

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Scott Motosports

Type / number of model:  Article No 237743, Size XXL;

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 28 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description:  Black leather motorcycle gloves with a velcro-type fastening and a reinforced mid-finger joint area; without packaging, attached to a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, France