The EU RAPEX system notified 12 cases in which 42% were notified because of the risk of strangulation or other injuries. 5 children’s apparel do not comply with the drawstring regulation. 1 children’s apparel was notified because it poses a risk of choking and contains small parts which can easily detach and be swallowed by small children. In chemical risks, 3 products contain excessive chromium VI and 3 products contain excessive phthalates.
One Baby Jacket was recalled because it contains small parts which can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.
There are 2 cases of children’s apparel recalled in Canada because they do not comply with the flammability regulation.
There are 2 cases of apparel recalled in Australia. One children’s clothing set was recalled because the product does not include the correct fire hazard information and may result in consumers being unaware of the fire danger rating to these garments. One children’s apparel was recalled because if the press stud of product is dislodged and swallowed, it may pose as a choking hazard to children.
Statistics of risk types in above three markets is shown in the figure below:
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