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

Alert number: A12/1710/16

Product:  Plastic sword

Name: Light sword

Batch number / Barcode:  4193725560082

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  G045870

Risk type: Environment
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder of the printed circuit board and wires contains lead (measured value 12.9%) and bromine (measured value 5.7%).

The product does not comply with the Directive 2011/65/EC (RoHS 2) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment.

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

Description:  Plastic sword (handle: black and silver), electronic sound light, battery-operated (3xLR44). Packaging: cardboard and plastic.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Estonia

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia