Children's tracksuit

Recall published
2016-02-29
Brand
  • EDEFA
Product title
Children's tracksuit
Unknown
Product description
Children's tracksuit in blue and grey, consisting of a jacket with a hood containing drawstrings and trousers containing drawstrings in the waistband.
Risk
The product contains azo-dyes releasing the aromatic amines 3,3’-dimethoxybenzidine (measured concentration 224 mg/kg) and benzidine (measured concentration 140 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, this aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. Moreover, the drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area of the tracksuit may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation or injuries. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Unknown
Model number
Reference XG-19
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical Injuries Strangulation
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
A12/0251/16
Category
Clothing
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
France

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