Leather riding gloves

Recall published
2017-06-12
Brand
Product title
Leather riding gloves
Twinflex
Product description
Black and partially perforated leather riding gloves; unlined, with velcro fastening, press stud with horse motif, woven-in inscription 'SCHWENKEL'; elasticated strip, sewn-in labels; unpackaged.
Risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 59 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Barcode
EAN-Codes 4043197266879 and 51933517
Model number
Style: S453002/ black, size 8
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Indonesia
RAPEX Reference
A12/0808/17
Category
Personal Accessories
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.