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

Alert number: 1385/09

Product:  Children's sweatshirt

Name: 

Batch number / Barcode:  01. 5206502044084, 02. 5206502044022

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Bodytalk Kids

Type / number of model:  01. 192-23442 (54680-GREY MEL), 02. 192-23242 (00400-BLUE)

Risk type: Strangulation
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.



The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.


Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Sweatshirt intended for children up to 6 years, made from polyester and cotton, with a hood that incorporates a cord and with a zip fastener in the middle. On the front label is written: “Kids”, “Bodytalk”.

Country of origin: Turkey

Alert submitted by: Cyprus

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece