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

Alert number: A12/1462/19

Product:  Wooden train set

Name: Wooden Train Set

Batch number / Barcode:  700358200717

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Playbees

Type / number of model:  date of manufacture: 12/2017

Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Small parts with a high magnetic flux (carriage buffers) can easily be detached from the toy.
If a small child puts the small magnet in the mouth, it could lead to choking. If the small magnet and other metallic objects are swallowed, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Wooden train set in a brown box. The product was also sold online, in particular via Amazon.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom