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

Alert number: 0483/09

Product:  Kids illuminated roller-skates - Small whirlwind pulley

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Whirlwind

Type / number of model:  Type:HJ-A 16

Risk type: Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is not equipped with safety warnings indicating that theroller-skate should only be used by children weighing up to 20 kilograms and that it should be used with protective equipment.

Also, the instructions for use should contain a reminder that the toy should be used with caution since it requires great skill.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Press release has been issued.

Description:  Child's illuminated roller-skates, plastic, packed in cardboard boxes with information in English:

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Bulgaria