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

Alert number: 1379/09

Product:  Puzzle mat


Batch number / Barcode:  8435269900471.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Eva Puzzle Mats

Type / number of model:  Ref.: ST-1108; Invoice ref.: 8600047;

Risk type: Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of small detachable elements which could be ingested or inhaled.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Different coloured jigsaw pieces with letters of the alphabet on them. There is a piece of paper inside the blister pack with various information written on it: EC mark, warning that the product is not suitable for children under three years of age, importer information, made in Malaysia, etc. The packaging is a transparent plastic blister pack.

Country of origin: Malaysia

Alert submitted by: Spain

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Norway