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

Alert number: A12/0293/17

Product: Crossbow and arrows

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk level: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: VAH

Type / number of model: 736

Risk type: Injuries
The kinetic energy of projectiles fired from the crossbow 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: Crossbow in matt wood, with a metal catch and projectiles with a resilient impact surface (rubber). No packaging. Cardboard labelling attached to the crossbow with a string.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: France