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

Alert number: 1149/08

Product:  Play tent


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Holiday

Type / number of model:  EAN 8712427087077

Risk type: Health risk / other
The product poses a health risk due to the fact that the toy is closed by a zip, which is not permitted for this type of toy. A toy with entrances, doors or cover, should be designed so that opening from inside is possible with a force of 50 N or less.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and 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 play tent in the shape of a pyramid, dimensions: 140 cm x 120 cm x 90 cm. The toy is made of fine, artificial fabric, fastened together with plastic rods (6 pieces). The entrance of the tent closes with a zip. The packaging is a cardboard box coloured mostly yellow, with a picture of a tent and two children inside it. The toy has a CE mark, a pictogram concerning age 0-3 restriction and the following information: “Made in China exclusively for Impag HK Ltd.”, “Unsuitable for children below 3 years old, due to small parts”, “Use and assembly only under supervision of adults”, “Keep information for further reference”, “Caution! Place the tent at a safe distance from the fire or heat sources."

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Poland