Rapex 2018 39 Work gloves Active Keron Gaucho

Alert number: A12/1427/18  
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Work gloves
 
Brand: Active Keron
 
Name: Gaucho
 
Type / number of model: Model No 297234, size 10
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4018653002070
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 15.3 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and 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: Work glove made of beige leather and dark-green textile parts.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious