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

Alert number: A12/1650/19

Product:  Balloons

Name: Yun fan 100 x three coloured balloons

Batch number / Barcode:  X000ZEQI1J

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  YF 235 100

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nitrosamines released by the balloons is too high (measured value up to 2.3 mg/kg).
Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

Description:  100 coloured balloons supplied in clear plastic bag with CE sticker and label.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom