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

Alert number: A12/0549/19

Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume

Name: Pirate

Batch number / Barcode:  5204745325069

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Fun Fashion

Type / number of model:  325

Risk type: Strangulation
There are functional cords in the neck area of the shirt (the upper part of the costume).
Long functional cords could become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Pirate fancy-dress costume intended for 6-year old children. The top part is in white and red colour and the shirt has cords with free ends in the neck area.

Country of origin: Greece

Alert submitted by: Cyprus