Stripy hooded top

Recall published
2007-06-18
Brand
  • Leela Cotton Naturtextilien Handels GmbH
Product title
Stripy hooded top
Product description
Children’s garment. Sleeveless stripy hooded top with "pixie" hood, 2 mother-of-pearl buttons at the neck and large front pocket. 100% organic jersey cotton.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk of choking since the buttons on children’s clothing do not fulfil the requirements in the relevant standard. Including the spare button, the garment in question has three buttons present. Two garments were tested, resulting in all six buttons detaching before meeting the required force. On the first garment all the buttons detached at under 50 N. On the second garment one button detached at under 50 N, one at 52 N and one at 63 N. Five of the buttons broke into several thin pieces, while one detached while being set up for the test). The detached parts each fitted in the small parts cylinder and are deemed to pose a potential choking hazard to a child under 36 months. Size of garment tested was 12-24 months.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales by the retailer
Batch number / barcode
Model number
2027 86/92
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
0614/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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