EU issues consumer warning on children’s sweatshirts made in China
On September 16, 2016, the European Commission’s Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX) issued a consumer warning (alert number: A12/1120/16) on Chinese-made “Brugi” brand children’s sweatshirts. The notifying country in this case is Slovenia. The product notified this time is a children’s sweatshirt with a drawstring on the hood, suitable for children aged 3 to 5 years old, with sizes 22/24, 98/100 cm. The style/model of the product is JA48. The barcode is 8300163561557. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Industry Classification Code (OECD Portal Category) is 67000000 – Clothing.
The drawstring on the hood of the above sweatshirt may become entangled during children’s activities, resulting in a risk of injury. This product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN14682.
At present, the Slovenian authorities have taken measures to delist the above products.
To this end, it is recommended that relevant domestic production and export enterprises attach great importance to this. EU issues consumer warning on children’s sweatshirts made in China
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