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

Alert number: A12/1872/18

Product:  Men’s ‘Lederhose' (leather shorts)

Name: Kurze Herrenlederhose

Batch number / Barcode:  4251161217288, Batch 5337

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Stockerpoint

Type / number of model:  Herrenlederhose Thomas; colour: light brown/stone-washed; size: 46

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

Description:  Men’s short trousers made of light brown leather (regional costume) with embroidery. Batches 5338, 5339 and EAN-Codes 4251161217271, 4251161217288, 4251161217295, 4251161217301,4251161217318, 4251161217325, 4251161217332, 4251161217349 are also subject to the recall.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany