Yoyo toy – JO JO Mesh Squish Ball

Recall published
2007-06-11
Brand
Product title
Yoyo toy – JO JO Mesh Squish Ball
Product description
The toy Jo Jo mesh squish ball is packed at 24 pieces in the box. The ball is made from softened PVC in diameter of 4 cm in various colours. The ball is wrapped in a black net. The top is equipped with an elastic string with a loop for an entrapment by the finger. The length of the string including the loop is about 12 cm. Each ball is packed in a transparent plastic bag with affixed label containing data on origin, name of importer, CE marking, an unsuitable pictograph (graphics, size and colour), age limit and warnings. The box contains data about the product with a picture of two balls and titles in English language “Morph ball! Squishy stuff! Changeable colour! Squeeze it! An unpleasant smell of the toy is of chemical origin."
Risk
This toy poses : - a serious risk of suffocation by strangulation because the string can be prolonged up to 120-600 mm depending on the way of its use. It poses a serious risk of strangulation due to possible entwining of the string around the neck of a child; - a chemical risk because it contains volatile chemical substances, including toluene, a- pinane, and ethyl benzene. These substances are harmful and irritating with a possible effect on the central nervous system. This toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of import and withdrawal from the market by the importer
Batch number / barcode
Model number
EAN 8586666007512
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical Suffocation
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0584/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Slovakia

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