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Safety of Children’s Clothing - Cords and Drawstrings in EU

Webinar

Cords and drawstrings in children’s clothing is still the cause of many recalls throughout the UK and Europe, and the approach, scope and requirements can be confusing. In this webinar we will discuss certain requirements of the European Standard EN 14683 with examples from RAPEX notifications, and what manufacturers should consider to ensure the safety of children’s clothing from the risks associated with cords and drawstrings.


this webinar will tackle these points, focusing on:

  • Statistical analysis of RAPEX notifications related to clothing, textiles and fashion items
  • Detailed discussion on certain requirements of the European Standard EN 14682 with examples from RAPEX notifications
  • What manufacturers should consider to ensure safety of children’s clothing from the risks associated with cords or drawstrings

About the speaker

JIRO IEONG
Section Manager, Technical Management

Jiro Ieong graduated from University of Technology Sydney, hold Bachelor's degree of Engineering Science. Mr. Ieong has experience in regulations and testing requirement of toys, hardgoods and children’s products. He is specialized in testing, certification and quality management in toys and children product area over 10 years.

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