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2021.12.03 Recall: G-Fashion - Steel Toes Cap Safety Trainers

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

G-Fashion Steel Toes Cap Safety Trainers

G-Fashion 

Alert number
2110-0009

Product type
Personal protective equipment (PPE) - Safety trainers

Product identifiers
Barcode: 5060846403736
Brand: G-Fashion

Product description
Steel toes cap safety trainers in black, with a red patch detail on the sole

Country of origin
N/A

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Injuries

Risk description
The product presents a serious risk of injuries as when tested, the safety trainers did not pass the penetration resistance test. The tip of the nail test penetrated through the trainers when subjected to 500-800 N force, less than the permissible minimum of 1100 N. The physical failure of the trainer from impact or penetration can lead to potentially serious injuries to the foot or toe. The product does not meet the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018.

Corrective measures
The product has been withdrawn from the market and recalled from end users. The recall site can be found at the following link: https://divagift.com/pages/steel-shoes.

Online marketplace
N/A

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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