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

Alert number: A12/1179/19

Product:  Expandable toy

Name: Water Marbles

Batch number / Barcode:  810017019984

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Dune Craft

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Choking, Injuries
The balls can be put into the mouth and swallowed by children
As the toy expands, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of small children.

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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  Plastic tub with blue labelling containing balls that are to be placed in water and after some time a multitude of small balls break out of the balls, having increased in size.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom