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

Alert number: 0750/09

Product:  Toy ball gun - Toys


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Starlet

Type / number of model:  EAN 5908249017894, model CUS CODE 06-9017894, P378.

Risk type: Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the kinetic energy of the projectiles is 0.118 J, which exceeds the maximum value of 0.08 J.

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 toy is a ball gun made of black, brown and silver coloured plastic. The cartridge: several dark yellow plastic balls. The toy has a CE mark and is packed in a plastic, transparent bag, folded with a plastic, colourful tag including information and warnings: name of the brand, toy, name and address of importer, “Made in China”, the pictogram concerning ages 0-3 and 0-14 restriction, EAN number. There is an instruction leaflet attached to the toy.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Poland