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

Alert number: 0699/11

Product:  Children's sweatshirt "Kids Ls Sweat w. hood x-au09"

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Name it, Bestseller

Type / number of model:  13049307

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing


5,02 ppm of o-Toluidine, 6,14 ppm of 4-Aminobiphenyl, 219,21 ppm of Benzidine, 5,16 ppm of 3,3’-Dimethylbenzidine, 11,47 ppm of 3,3’-Dimethoxybenzidine in the red strap around neck.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

Description:  Navy sweatshirt with hood

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Denmark

Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Ireland, Austria