Candles

Recall published
2008-03-17
Brand
Product title
Candles
Product description
Food-imitating decorative candle in the shape of a cookie with raisins (approx. dimensions: diameter 4cm, height 1.5 cm). The candle is sold unpacked and comes with the following warning: “Warning! This is not for consumption!! Please keep away from children and animals”.
Risk
The product poses a risk of choking as, 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 it, which could entail the risk of asphyxia or obstruction of the digestive tract. The product does not comply with Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Code 215512,
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
0373/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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