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

Alert number: 0702/11

Product:  Reflective jacket


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: G.M. (General Motors)

Type / number of model:  Ref. 1790414

Risk type: Injuries
The retro-reflection and visible material area of the jacket are not sufficient. As a class 1 product, it is unsafe for its intended use.
The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 471.

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

Description:  High-visibility, yellow reflective jacket for driving. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with an adhesive label which indicates the make.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain