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

Alert number: A12/1254/18

Product:  Soap bubble toy

Name: Seifenblasen Schwert

Batch number / Barcode:  4 038732 200265

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  ITEM No. 20026

Risk type: Microbiological
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 380000cfu/g) and the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been detected.
There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  Coloured plastic container in the shape of a sword, containing a soapy liquid.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria