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

Alert number: A12/1043/19

Product:  Magnetic toy

Name: Magnastix

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: SGS

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Injuries
The product contains magnets with 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: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)

Description:  Set of magnetic balls and coloured sticks packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom