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

Alert number: A12/0170/17

Product:  Bow and arrow set

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: VAH

Type / number of model:  739

Risk type: Injuries
The kinetic energy of projectiles is too high which can lead to eye injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description:  Bow in unpainted wood with projectiles with a resilient impact surface (rubber). Cardboard labelling attached to the bow with a string.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: France