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

Alert number: A12/1293/19

Product:  Finger flickers toy

Name: Finger Flickers

Batch number / Barcode:  420901BJ

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: BJ Toys

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The battery compartment can be easily opened without the use of any tools, leaving button cell batteries accessible.
A child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.

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

Description:  3 light up fibre optic 'Finger Flickers', each containing three button cell batteries, in a plastic packaging with cardboard backing. The product was (also) sold online.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland