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

Alert number: A12/1218/18

Product:  Children's sweatshirt

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: G. S. KALLI

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.
In addition, the drawstrings in the waist area are too long and could 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:  Blue sweatshirt with white stripes on the sleeves and pockets, intended for 8 year old children. This garment bears functional cords, with free ends, along with 3D embellishments, in the neck and waist area.

Country of origin: Greece

Alert submitted by: Cyprus