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SIAR Code: 6791
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Source: RAPEX
Source URL: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/create_rapex.cfm?rx_id=330
Publication Date: Dec 16, 2010
Affected Countries: France
Product Origin Country: China
Product Description: Oxford-style leather shoes for men.
Product Brand: Finzi, Finzi
Type / Number Model: Type/number of model: Oxford model Barcode: 5412252891247
Defect Description: The product poses a chemical risk because the soles of the shoes have high levels of extractible chrome (120 mg/kg) and in particular of chrome VI (60 mg/kg). Chrome VI is a contact allergen. Furthermore, the chrome VI components are generally very toxic.
Accidents Reported: One incident reported.
Risks: Chemical
Measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market
Destruction of the products ordered by the authorities