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

Alert number: 0467/09

Product:  Children's poncho - Poncho Giraffe


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Nattou

Type / number of model:  Art. No. 135610 Bar code: 5414673135610

Risk type: Strangulation

This product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area. This product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682 according to which garments intended for young children (<7 years, < 134 cm) may not include drawstrings, functional cords or decorative cords in the hood or neck area.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

Description:  An orange cotton poncho with a hood.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Finland

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium