Hydrophilic coating (RET=12): limits condensation inside the garment.
Ripstop component to resist withstand small adventurers. 2-year guarantee.
The component's waterproof properties
This product is designed to withstand the conditions of a downpour in the mountains.
To find out whether a fabric is breathable, we test its evaporative resistance or RET (based on the ISO 11092 standard). The lower the fabric's resistance, the more water vapour generated by physical activity evaporates, and the higher the fabric's breathability. For example: RET < 9 = extremely breathable fabric / 920 = little or no breathability.
Durability of the components
Resistance to wear test: for example, we check that the fleeces do not pill using tests conducted in laboratories. Colour retention test: the colour fastness is verified to make sure that the colours do not bleed when coming into contact with saliva. Ageing test: repeated washing should not alter the fabric's properties, behaviour, thickness or appearance.
Product environmental impact comparison score
The environmental impact of the product is calculated over the entire lifecycle of the product using different indicators. An overall rating of ABCDE is provided to help you easily identify products with the best environmental performance by comparing products of the same type with each other (t-shirts, trousers and backpacks). Decathlon is a voluntary actor in this environmental labellling process. For further information: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
1/ Machine wash (30 to 40°C): rip-tabs closed, mild detergent. Wash jackets and trousers inside out. Loosen straps and elastics. 2/ Avoid folding the garment too much in the washing machine, as: this can damage it. 3/ Do not mix the clothing styles and the colours. 4/ Do not use bleach. 5/ Choose a long rinse and gentle spin cycle. 6/ Either line or tumble dry (low temperature, short cycle).
PRODUCT CONCEPT & TECHNOLOGY
1. Machine wash at 40°C: fasten riptabs, wash inside-out. Loosen straps and elastics. 2. Avoid folding the garment in the washing machine, as this can damage it. 3/ Do not bleach. 4/ Select a long rinse and gentle spin cycle. 5. Air dry. 6. Cool iron. 7. Do not dry clean.
Store folded in a clean and dry place.
Our design team is based at the foot of Mont-Blanc, in Haute-Savoie (France). All year round, we create and develop products that are beautiful, simple and technologically advanced. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field, as we remain convinced that only through rigorous testing under real world conditions, like the ones you will be using them in, can we continue to provide you with better products than ever.
Great value waterproof jacket, lightweight makes it good for summer, he wears it everyday for school and it's wearing well, sizing is spot on too, will probably get another one for next summer, only improvement would be if it were available in more colours
I let my son (8) choose his own raincoat in store & this is the one he opted for. He said he liked the bright colours & also the fact that it was lined with a fine mesh - apparently the unlined ones really make him sweat uncomfortably. He's worn it a few times now in wet weather, from a light drizzle to full-on downpour & it kept him dry. I like that it's an unusual colourway as his navy & black ones have often 'gone missing' at nursery & school in the past as they're so common. I'd highly recommend this & all the other various Quechua branded products I've bought from Decathlon, from tents to sleeping bags to hiking boots to tops - always very impressed with good designs, attention to detail, durability etc.