Rapex 2019 29 Leather work gloves art. 057

Alert number: A12/1104/19

Product:  Leather work gloves

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  6420243068768

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  art. 057

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the product is too high (measured value up to 8.5 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment and REACH Regulations.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 

Description:  Work gloves made of white leather and brown fabric.

Country of origin: Pakistan

Alert submitted by: Finland