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

Alert number: 1171/08

Product:  Children's outfit


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Mc.ENDO

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains easily detachable parts (the sewn-on beads) which can come off with a force 42 N, instead of the required 90 N, and therefore can be dangerous if swallowed by children.

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

Description:  A child’s outfit consisting of two parts – a long-sleeved top, decorated with flowers and beads, and a pair of trousers, decorated with flowers, with labels attached containing the following information: "Mc.ENDO Girls Club", Made in Turkey, 80% cotton, 20% viscose. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey

Alert submitted by: Bulgaria