Yo-yo worm ball

Recall published
2007-05-14
Brand
Product title
Yo-yo worm ball
Product description
The ball is made of a softened plastic material of various colours and filled with a fluid and with small water animals. Its diameter is 5 cm. It is terminated by an elastic string with a loop of 12 cm. It is packed in dozen in a varicoloured cardboard box. On the packaging there is “Warning: chocking hazard. Small parts, not for children under 6 years”.
Risk
This toy poses a serious risk of suffocation by strangulation because the string is very elastic and can reach the length of 750 mm. In addition, labelling of the product does not meet the relevant requirements. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-6.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer
Barcode
Model number
Item No GT-151
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Suffocation
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0448/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Slovakia

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