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

Alert number: A12/1668/18

Product:  Crayons with caps

Name: Soft crayons

Batch number / Barcode:  0200030057412; Batch:205511

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Tiger

Type / number of model:  3005741

Risk type: Choking
The caps on the crayons have no ventilation holes.
Children might put them in the mouth where the caps could block the airways or cause choking.

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: Manufacturer)

Description:  6 different coloured soft crayons in a clear pack with a white inlay card.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland