Fishing game "Magnetic Fishing Game"

Recall published
2012-03-12
Brand
Product title
Fishing game "Magnetic Fishing Game"
Product description
Play-set containing a plastic fishing rod with a magnet on the end and an LED light, and 3 plastic fishes also with magnets and an LED light. All housed in a flat, coloured, cardboard packet covered in clear plastic. Warnings present: "Recommended for ages 6+. Not suitable for children under 36 months as small parts may cause choking hazard. The item contains magnets or magnetic components. Magnets sticking together or becoming attached to a metallic object inside the human body can cause serious or fatal injury. Seek immediate medical help if magnets are swallowed or inhaled."
Risk
The toys pose a risk of choking and stomach injuries as the magnets can be detached and they have a high magnetic flux index. The magnets could cause an intestinal blockage if two or more of them were swallowed by a child. The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
TY1603
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0470/12
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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