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

Alert number: A12/0952/19

Product:  Girls' bikini

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items


Type / number of model:  YES - 99031

Risk type: Injuries
The bikini top has functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

Description:  Orange-coloured bikini with frills on both upper and lower part, intended for 7/8 year-old girls. The bikini top has functional cords to be tied at the back area.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Cyprus