Cosmetics resembling chocolates in shape

Recall published
2008-02-11
Brand
Product title
Cosmetics resembling chocolates in shape, colour, appearance, size and scent
Product description
Effervescent bath salts named “sweet delight – chocolate caramel – bath fizzer”: packets containing four 50-gram units in gold- and wine-coloured tinfoil, with the shape, appearance and scent of chocolates.
Risk
The product poses a risk of choking because due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff. This may lead children to put it in their mouths and swallow them, which could entail the risk of asphyxia or obstruction of the digestive tract. The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on the prevention of risk resulting from the use of certain products designed to resemble foodstuffs.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Article 07040510, code SUB 243 REP 214
14-23180.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0206/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Italy

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