Dangerous Halloween outfits that could harm kids are still on sale despite efforts to ban them.
Safety experts fear some could strangle or choke children, while others could catch fire.
Shipments of potentially deadly outfits have been seized in the last month.
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But other items are still being sold on markets and online.
Rapex, the Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products, is designed to protect European consumers from dangerous or harmful goods.
Among items they exposed was a witch wig by Amscan that was highly flammable and did not comply with safety regulations.
Rapex said: “The wig is not sufficiently self-extinguishing in the event it is ignited by a flame.”
The Daily Star Sunday found them being sold on eBay from £6.
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Other items Rapex found included a child’s pirate costume and a bear outfit with loose eyes which could choke a child.
Fancy dress costumes are not subject to the same fire safety criteria as other clothing as they are classed as toys.
A campaign by TV presenter Claudia Winkleman, whose daughter was burned while wearing a witch’s costume, led in 2017 to a rule change designed to make Halloween outfits much safer.
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