Harlequin sets the benchmark in Australian school bag design.
Harlequin‘s environmental and humanitarian ethos is the driving force behind our development of new materials and innovative production techniques. We create and manufacture only the highest quality products that are eco-friendly and safe for all children to use. Today, we are proud that this ethos is still the foundation on which we design our bags for you.
Below you will find everything you need to know about how our beautiful Harlequin products designed and made just for you. For information on how to clean and look after your Harlequin products also visit our Terms & Conditions page.
|This Harlequin product has been produced completely free of any element of PVC vinyl fabric. Polyvinylcholoride is a major source of Phthalates, which pose major environmetal and health concerns.||Harlequin fabrics are treated twice with an enviromentally friendly non-toxic water repellent process to protect the interior contents of each product from water damage and moisture.||Each of our ergonomic Tuff-Packs®, with its unique Anatomical Back System™, has been examined and independently endorsed by Chiroprators, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists.||Harlequin zippers are ergonomically designed, built tough with a lifetime warranty.|
|On selected styles, Harlequin's spinal support is integrated inside the Anatomical Back System™. The aluminium spinal rod is extremely lightweight and contours to the "S" shape of the child's spine, which helps alleviate back pain in children by promoting good posutre.||Our school Tuff-Packs® have been properly classified as ergonomic by health care experts. Specifically designed to the curvature of a child's spine, each bag incorporates Harlequin's Anatomical Back System™, making our Tuff-Packs® super comfy and the lightest backpacks on the market.||Harlequin has the lightest range of backpacks in Australia. One of our essential design protocols in the creation of our Tuff-Packs® is to ensure that every backpack is made as strong and light as possible, thus helping to alleviate back strain.||To ensure children are more visible at night. Harlequin incorporates safety reflector materials into each bag.|
|Materials have been coated with an eco-friendly, non-toxic coating to help prevent stains from permeating fabrics so the product can be cleaned more easliy. Duragarde™ fabric resists friction and tearing and is manufactured to withstand day-to-day use by school children.||Harlequin takes its social and humanitarian responsibilities very seriously. To ensure fair trade across all our production processes, we personally inspect the manufacturing locations and working conditions of the people that produce our products for you both domestically and internationally.||Proudly, Harlequin was the first company in the world to design and manufacture a high quality range of school bags made from 100% recycled plastic bottles - PET fabric. Plastic bottles are crushed and broken down into pellets, which are then re-spun into yarn to be re-sewn into new bags - brilliant!||Made with food safe, lead free, non-toxic PVC inner lining.|
|Strictly complies with REACH and ECHA standards that harmful Phthalates have not been used in the material coating of the fabrics and that the fabric coating is non-toxic. REACH is the European Community Regulation body on chemicals and their safe use within our environment and community. ECHA is the driving force among regulatory authorities in implementing the EU's chemicals legislation for the benefit of human health and the environment.|