Alert number: A12/1078/19

Product:  Work gloves

Name: Mechaniker Premium

Batch number / Barcode:  4045409109011

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment


Type / number of model:  Article N° 00139; Size 10

Risk type: Chemical
There is an excessive amount of chromium (VI) in the leather (measured value up to 8 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. 

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.


Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Distributor)


Description:  Mechanic's leather work gloves.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany


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