Decorative plastic articles

Recall published
2008-04-07
Brand
  • LINEA CASA IN
Product title
Decorative plastic articles
Product description
Various fruit and vegetables packaged individually in cling film, bearing the following labels - on the vegetables: "imported by LINEA CASA IN Srl, Italy - Made in P.R.C."; - on the fruit: "ART: Plastic fruit - Made in P.R.C."
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 mouth and swallow it, entailing 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
Potatoes, aubergines, tomatoes: barcode 8019050260953. The articles resembling fruit do not have bar codes.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0421/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Italy

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