Alert number:  A12/0482/17 

Category: Protective equipment
Product: Gardening gloves
Name: Unknown
Type / number of model: SL-600
Batch number / Barcode: 8436026597088
Risk type: Cuts
The gloves are wrongly labelled with regard to the blade cut resistance: Users might think that they are sufficiently protected against sharp objects and suffer cuts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE) and the relevant European standards EN 388 and EN 420.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Protective gloves, impregnated, coated or covered. They are sold without packaging, with a card label. The front of the label carries the product name, the brand and a statement to the effect that they are ‘special for gardening’.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious

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