Expanding toys

Recall published
2011-03-07
Brand
  • Instant Products
Product title
Expanding toys a) Expanding toy "Badespaß auf dem Bauernhof" "Instant Farm" b) Expanding toy "Badespaß mit Insekten" "Instant Insects" Badespaß mit Meerestieren "Instant Sealife"
Product description
Sponges (in figure shapes) pressed into gelatinous capsules, each in a transparent outer package with three holes. According to the packaging, the entire product should be immersed in warm water until the figures have expanded fully (the gelatinous capsules dissolve). It is also stated that the product should be used only under the supervision of an adult.
Risk
The products pose a risk of injuries because the small capsules can be taken out of the packaging and swallowed by children. As they expand, they can cause fatal occlusion of the digestive system of small children.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
A) GTIN (EAN) Nos 0508570011186 and 050857001125
B) GTIN (EAN) Nos 0508570011254 and 050857001115
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
0208/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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