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

Alert number: 0749/09

Product:  Toy set of guns with darts – Gun shooting


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Midex

Type / number of model:  2025, EAN 5900733012361.

Risk type: Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because of inappropriate dimension of the darts which are 30 mm long, instead of the required 57 mm.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  (By: Other)

Description:  The set consists of two guns made of silver and black coloured plastic, 5 darts made of orange, semi-transparent plastic ended with suction cups, and a target board, made of cardboard, with numbers, coloured yellow, red, black and green. There are also 10 bullets attached to the toy. Packaging consists of a plastic, transparent part fastened to cardboard. There are markings as follows on the cardboard part: name of the toy, “CE mark”, name and address of the importer, Made in China”, EAN number, pictogram “not intended for children “0-3” and written information “not intended for children under 3 years due to small parts, which can be swallowed.”, “Keep the packaging while it contains useful information”.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Poland