Wax crayons

Recall published
2007-07-09
Brand
Product title
Wax crayons.
Wax crayons (voskové pastelky).
Product description
The varicoloured wax crayons are packed in a cardboard box. Sizes: (1) and (2) 6,7x11,5x0,9 cm, (3) 10x11,5x2 cm.
Risk
These crayons poses a risk to children because: 1) crayons from the box with a picture of a butterfly and of a yellow colour contain 1534mg/kg Pb and 181,7 mg/kg Cr; 2) crayons from the box with a picture of a hippopotamus and of yellow colour contain 1028,1 mg/kg Pb and 165,2 mg/kg Cr and of green colour contain 318,3 mg/kg Pb; 3) crayons from the box with a picture of a hippopotamus and of yellow colour contain 882,4 mg/kg Pb and 134,3 mg/kg Cr and of dark yellow colour contain 297,5 mg/kg Pb and of turquoise colour contain 530,4 mg/kg Pb and 68,5 mg/kg Cr. The contents of lead and chrome exceed the limit of 90mg/kg for lead and 60mg/kg for chrome laid down by the standard. This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the European standard for toys EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary actions taken by the distributor: stop of selling, withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers and information to consumers.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
1) CFA 0943 with a picture of a butterfly
8 pieces, EAN: 5997875709433.
2) CFA0943 with a picture of a hippopotamus
8 pieces, EAN: 5997875709433.
3) CFA 0945 with a picture of a hippopotamus
24 pieces, EAN: 5997875709457.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0689/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Slovakia

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