Safety shoes

Recall published
2016-11-21
Brand
Product title
Safety shoes
Unknown
Product description
Safety boots supplied in a cardboard box; sample size 37.
Risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather of the shoes is too high (measured value 5.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and might trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Barcode
1600013117284 and 8435006069379
Model number
NEW LANDA NR
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
India
RAPEX Reference
A12/1509/16
Category
Safety / Protection
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Spain

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.