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

Alert number: 0489/09

Product:  Children’s trousers


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: JUMBO

Type / number of model:  Item No: 70602, bar code: 0 265708 000039

Risk type: Injuries

The product poses a risk of external injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area with free ends that protrude by 200 mm each. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682, according to which free ends of drawstrings in the waist area shall protrude by a maximum of 140 mm at each end when the garment is opened to its largest and laid flat.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  (By: Other)

Description:  Children’s trousers in red with two drawstrings ended with knots in the waist area. On the inside, there is a sewn, textile label, which has the following inscription in English: “JUMBO, 04 YEARS” and information concerning the product (the composition and the country of origin of the product). Additionally, there is a cardboard label attached to the trousers, which contains the inscription: “Jumbo, 04 YEARS”. Composition: 80% cotton, 20% polyamide. Sizes: 04, 06, 08, 10 and 12 years.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Greece