The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0210/08

Product:  Wigs - Fashion wig


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Widmann

Type / number of model:  Art. W6116, Bar code: 8003558061167.

Risk type: Fire

These products pose a risk of fire because the duration of flaming was more than 2 seconds after removal of the test flame and the length of hair burnt was more than 50% of the initial length.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Green fancy-dress wig in the style of a short bob. The packaging consists of a plastic blister pack with a piece of cardboard on which the following is written: “Warning: keep away from fire, not suitable for children under 14 years of age.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain