Wax crayons

Recall published
2007-07-09
Brand
Product title
Wax crayons.
Wax crayons (voskové pastelky).
Product description
Twelve varicoloured wax crayons are packed in a cardboard box with an opening for suspension at the top. Their size is 10x11,5x0,9 cm. At the front side there are a picture of a bee, a name of a product in four languages – Slovak, Czech, Hungarian and Polish, type and logo SaKOTA®. On the back, there are logo SaKOTA®, distributors for the Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, origin, notice “It does not contain toxic substances”, pictogram of age group, CE mark, www.sakota.com, EAN and trade name: "North&South Inc., U.S.A".
Risk
This product poses a risk to children because yellow crayon contains 1556,1 mg/kg of plumbum (Pb) and 93,8 mg/kg of chrome (Cr), which exceeds the limit values of 90mg/kg for Pb and 60mg/kg for Cr. This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the European standard for toys EN 71.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary actions taken by the distributor: stop of selling, withdrawal from the market and information to consumers.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
CFA 0944, EAN: 5997875709440.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0698/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Slovakia

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