Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 23 - 2004

No. Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by
notifying country
01 Finland

Toys: chiming "Disney Baby - Musical Circus Pullstring" (Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and Eeyore) from Playgro Australia Pty Ltd

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Strangulation - the self-retracting pullstring has a force of more than 10N with a risk of strangulation if the child gets the cord around its neck. Voluntary withdrawal from sale.
02 Finland

Toys: soft "Doudou et Compagnie" toy with chime. (PE 17350)

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Suffocation. The small leather tag marked "Doudou et Compagnie" is easily detachable and could be swallowed with a risk of suffocation. Voluntary withdrawal from sale.
03 Finland

Toys: soft toy bear with chime (Spiegelburg - Mondbär 4642).

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Suffocation - the wooden handle on the end of the cord can break on impact. The resulting small parts present a risk of suffocation for small children. Voluntary withdrawal from sale.
04 Finland

Toys: soft "Musical Pull String Pals" toy with chime (Scenique Toys Inc.).

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Strangulation - the self-retracting pullstring has a force of more than 10N with a risk of strangulation if the child gets the cord around its neck. Voluntary withdrawal from sale.
05 France

Toys: remote-controlled "Toupie Starblade" spinning top from Toys’R’Us.

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Injury - the metal wires on the aerial could be bent and broken off by a child. Voluntary withdrawal from sale and product recall
06 Austria

Toy. Rollender Schmetterling mit Stange (wheeled butterfly with rod produced by Dragon Power).

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Suffocation. Small parts that can be easily removed and swallowed. This toy does not meet the requirements for toys for children aged under 36 months.

Voluntary product recall

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