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

Alert number: A12/0444/18

Product:  Magnetic putty

Name: Magnetic Putty

Batch number / Barcode:  6989530087573

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: BS

Type / number of model:  Gold, Black

Risk type: Injuries
The putty contains a magnet which is a small part and has a high magnetic flux.
If a child swallows the small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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:  Magnetic putty containing a small magnet and small 'sticky eyes', supplied in a tin. Available in various colours.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom