|EU RAPEX systems notified 26 cases in which 69% were notified because of risk of Injuries. 18 children’s clothes were recalled because of a safety hazard. They do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682 because some part of the clothes can be easily detached and could cause choking if swallowed, or some parts may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries. One batch of Children’s beach sandals ‘ were recalled because the small decorative ornaments may easily detach, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Two batches of Leather gloves were recalled because the product does not comply with the REACH regulation. The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high. Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. Two batches of leather belts were recalled because the chromium VI content dos not meet the requirement of REACH regulation. Two batches of wallets were recalled also because the high content of chromium VI. One batch of Children’s down jackets was recalled because the chromium VI content of the leather hood’s edging does not meet the requirement of REACH regulation.
|One batch of Girls coats were recalled because the snaps on the bodysuits can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
|One batch of Girls coats were recalled because the buttons on the recalled coats may detach posing choking hazard for young children. Statistics of risk types for textile and shoes in above three markets is showed in the figure below: