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

Alert number: A12/1180/19

Product:  Expandable toy

Name: Glow in the Dark Spit Balls

Batch number / Barcode:  810017019991

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Dune Craft

Type / number of model:  4.088

Risk type: Choking, Injuries
The clear ball 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:  Clear plastic tub with purple sticker, containing small balls that are to be placed in water and after some time a multitude of balls break out of the ball, having increased in size.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom