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

Alert number: 1313/07

Product:  Air sport gun

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Sheng yuan

Type / number of model:  GY.758, Item No.: TKD01111, Fact. Code: GY758, Bar Code: 6 930022 000242.

Risk type: Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because:

- the output irradiance of the laser pointer beam is 4.7mW (the marketing and sale of pointers generating more than 1 mW is prohibited),

- the class indicated for the laser pointer beam, namely Class II, is not consistent with the EN 60825-1 standard.

Prolonged exposure to moderate levels of laser light may bring about irreversible damage in the eye, particularly the retina and the crystalline lens.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Black coloured 1/1 scale high performance plastic model gun (approx. dimensions: L:18cm W:11.5cm), shooting small plastic balls and equipped with a laser beam source. On the barrel the indication: “TACTICAL SMITH & WESSON” is written. The product is sold in blue-black package, with the following warning on it (English): Do not shoot at any human or animals. The best for ages 14 and up. WARNING: Choking Hazard – Small Parts. Not for Children under 14 years.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Greece