Candles in the shape of fruit (apple

Recall published
2007-05-14
Brand
Product title
Candles in the shape of fruit (apple, strawberry, lemon, pear and peach)
Product description
Candles in the shape of a red apple, strawberry, lemon, pear and peach. They are packaged individually in a transparent, plastic box bearing a label with details of the importer, CE mark, item number (0214071), bar code and the wording "Fruit candles with case".
Risk
This product poses a serious of choking because it may mislead consumers since, given their shape, colour, appearance and size, consumers and particularly children may confuse them for food. Conclusions: if a consumer were to try and eat one of these candles, he might choke or his digestive tract might become blocked.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities
Barcode
Model number
Item No: 0214071
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0466/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Spain

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