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

Alert number: A12/1494/18

Product:  Wooden toy set

Name: Hammer and nails game

Batch number / Barcode:  4012093692426

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product emits high concentrations of formaldehyde into the ambient air (measured value up to 981 mg/kg).
Formaldehyde can cause skin irritation when in contact with the skin and is carcinogenic.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  Wooden toy consisting of flat wooden pieces in various colours and shapes, metal nails, a wooden hammer, rectangular particle board made of cardboard, supplied in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany