Rapex 2017 35 Gardening gloves GUT

Alert number: A12/1180/17
Category: Protective equipment
Product: Gardening gloves
Brand: GUT
Name: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Batch number / Barcode: Batch GE 9702
Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 12.1 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 (By: Importer)

Description: Leather gardening gloves, palms and back made of white leather, brown rose printed on the back, cuff (approx. 20 cm long) made of pink material.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious