The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

week 21 - 2018

Notification A12/0489/18 in Report-2018-014 has been corrected to indicate that the model concerned by the recall is the model C3 IV and not the C4 model.
Alert number: A12/0705/18
Product: Toy vehicles
Name: Drive and Talk Police Car, Ambulance, Fire Engine
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Carousel
Type / number of model: Police Car, Ambulance and Fire Engine
Risk level: Serious risk
The small directional wheel underneath the vehicle can become detached from the body of the vehicle. A young child may put this small part in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Battery operated toy vehicles with voice projector and lights & sounds, operated by remote control.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcodes: Police Car: 5057373457653. Ambulance: 5057373457646. Fire Engine: 5057373457639., Batch codes: 170701 / 170801 / 170901
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia