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Report 27 (Published on: 07/07/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0878/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: GUIRCA
 
Name: Conejito ('Rabbit')
 
Type / number of model: ref. 81036 (size 6 to 12 months), lot 010220155
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8434077810361
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eyes on the costume can easily be detached, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Pink rabbit costume for children; sold in a plastic bag with label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/0888/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guns
 
Brand: ZECONG Toys
 
Name: Blaze Storm - Manual soft bullet gun
 
Type / number of model: 1) Item no. DY093702, 7036A (on the package); 2) Item no. DY093738, 7063 (on the package)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0712641915666, 0712641915697
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups detach from the bullets and, in addition, some of the blue foam shafts of the bullets easily break. If a child puts the bullet in the mouth, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Other

 
Description: Blue-orange-black-coloured plastic toy guns with five foam bullets. The bullets have an orange plastic head and a blue foam shaft. Some of the heads of the bullets have suction cups and some are blunt. The toy gun is packed in a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany

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Alert number: A12/0895/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Serious Fun / Smiffy's
 
Name: Donkey
 
Type / number of model: 30807
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5020570308073; STD_2013_003489
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The materials used for the ears of the costume are highly flammable. If a child wears the costume and it catches fire, the child may suffer burns, mostly on the head.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Donkey costume with donkey head and tail.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Germany, United Kingdom