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

Alert number: 0886/09

Product:  Children’s jacket

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Kammakarlo

Type / number of model:  Alex

Risk type: Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682 according to which garments intended for young children up to 7 years shall not have drawstrings, functional cords or decorative cords in the hood or neck area.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary information to consumers. (By: Other)

Description:  Children's mid-season jacket ("Kammakarlo" Spring 2008) with a fleece lining, in blue and green, and a drawstring in the hood and in the hem.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Finland

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark