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

Alert number: A12/1467/17

Product:  Leather jacket

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  4 056896 767271

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Esprit

Type / number of model:  Item No 046EE1G016 E400 G05

Risk type: Chemical
The inside of the jacket contains chromium (VI) (measured value up to 4.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

Description:  Leather jacket, with some roughened seams. Colours: light grey and navy.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, The Netherlands