Substance in gloves Safe Worker ‘is very harmful for health
The gloves ‘Safe Worker’ do not seem to be to be safe, as the name suggests. The Dutch Food and consumer product safety Authority (NVWA) warns that there is a high concentration of the toxic chemical chromium VI in the gloves.
That substance is “very harmful” to health.
People that the gloves are requested to immediately stop using them. The high concentration came to light during an audit of a sample of the gloves from the supplier of technical products Wildkamp.
A spokesman for Wildkamp let them know that there by his company “a few hundred” of the respective gloves are sold. He referred to the importer Rehamij for more information. I could Monday morning, still no substantive comment.