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

Alert number: 0717/11

Product:  Magnetic fishing game


Batch number / Barcode:  8435235856948

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Fishing

Type / number of model:  No. 2045-8

Risk type: Injuries
The product poses a risk of injuries because the hook can be easily detached from the line and it contains a magnet with a flux index greater than 50 kG²mm². The fish can be easily open into two parts, allowing access to the metal mouth pivot, which, if swallowed with the hook, could cause an intestinal perforation.
The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Magnetic fishing game with fishing rod including hook with magnet and eight goldfish. The packaging is cardboard and plastic, marked on the front with "FUNNY & LOVELY FISHING GAME NEW ONE. FOR AGES 3 AND UP", the origin of the product, the CE mark and the age restriction symbol. There is a label on the back identifying the importer, along with a barcode and warnings in various languages.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain