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

Alert number: A12/1705/17

Product:  Leather bracelet

Name: Armband Leder Mocca

Batch number / Barcode:  Lot no: 1100754 bar code: 2024232600003

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  50 1015 497420 8797

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 42.93 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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, The product was supplied only to Georg Jos. Kaes GmbH. , Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Retailer)

Description:  Leather bracelet (2 cm wide), brown with three decorative engraved metal buttons. Cardboard label attached indicating 'V-MARKT', 'ARMBAND LEDER MOCCA'.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany