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

Alert number: A12/1865/17

Product:  Leather gloves

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Birreti

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 270 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, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Description:  Women's beige leather gloves, size 7.5.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Estonia