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

Alert number: A12/1194/14

Product:  Fancy-dress mask

Name: Plush kitty cat mask

Batch number / Barcode:  8268601281

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Rubie's

Type / number of model:  1281

Risk type: Burns
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the hairy material of the mask. If the child wears the mask and it catches fire, the child could suffer burns mostly on the face.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Hairy, textile cat mask with pink ears and a plastic cat moustache. The mask can be fixed on the head with a rubber band. Packaging: a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary