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

Alert number: A12/1564/18

Product:  Ladies’ leather breeches (regional costume)

Name: Damen-Lederhose Michaela

Batch number / Barcode:  2000095904489

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Size 40

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 17.5 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description:  Short dark-brown leather breeches with edelweiss embroidery.

Country of origin: Pakistan

Alert submitted by: Germany