Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report
Report 8 ( Published on: 23/02/2018)
Weekly overview report on:
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks
Risk type: Choking
The round wooden ball on the end of the stick used to strike the keys of the xylophone may come loose, generating a small part.
A small child may put the small part into 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of part of the product from end users and replacement (By: Importer)
Description: Wooden, elephant-shaped xylophone with five coloured metal keys. Includes a wooden stick with a wooden ball attached to one end. Packaged in an open cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week: 2018 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Sweden