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

Alert number: A12/1562/12

Product:  Girls’ shoes


Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items


Type / number of model:  8911

Risk type: Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be easily detached and swallowed by small children

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

Description:  Girls’ black shoes with a leather band tied as a ribbon with metal toggles. Intended for children up to 3 years of age. Packed in cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Bulgaria