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

Alert number: 1175/08

Product:  Musical toy accordion


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys


Type / number of model:  LGS-175

Risk type: Cuts

The product poses a risk of cuts because the keyboard has parts with sharp edges. This poses a risk that children playing this musical instrument will cut their fingers.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

Description:  Blue accordion with seven gold keys and three white buttons. The packaging consists of a yellow cardboard box with a picture of the accordion on the front and the text ‘ACCORDION 10 keys, 14 tones’, as well as an age recommendation, the brand name and a stave with musical notes. The back of the box carries a pictogram indicating that the product is not recommended for children under three years of age, and safety instructions in various languages, including Spanish.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain