Pump-it-up air yo-yo

Recall published
2006-10-02
Brand
Product title
Pump-it-up air yo-yo
Product description
Package containing 5 yo-yo balls and a pump with a detachable syringe type hollow needle approximately 1 inch long.
Risk
The product package contains a detachable syringe type hollow needle to screw into the end of a plunger action pump, its function being to penetrate the yo-yo ball within the thicker cord end to inflate the ball with air. Locating the syringe into the yo-yo ball requires care as it needs to be pushed firmly through the thickest part of the ball and can easily plunge through the other side and into fingers. The syringe needle can be regarded as a sharp point within the meaning of standard EN 71-1 and it presents an unreasonable risk of injury for children taking into account the foreseeable use of the toy. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Suspension of sales and seizure of products imposed by the authority.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0644/06
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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