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

Alert number: 0459/09

Product:  Child's ankle boots with velcro fastener


Batch number / Barcode:  3021100311134223

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items


Type / number of model:  MODEL 820821

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and in all of the sachets included in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

One incident reported.

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

Description:  Child's ankle boot, brown, with decorative stitching and with two Velcro fastening flaps. The word "TOKITOS" appears on one of the flaps. The shoes are packed in a cardboard box bearing photographs of children and printed with the following text: "Tokitos.- dream shoes. Modelo 820821. Color chocolate. Size 30. Comical 134223 30." Inside the box is a white sachet printed with the following text: "MOULDPROOF AGENT DO NOT EAT".

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain