Swimsuit Barbie

Recall published
2011-09-05
Brand
Product title
Swimsuit Barbie <font color="#ff0000">(MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)</font>
Product description
Barbie in a Mermaid Tale Girl's swimsuit; size 4/104 (0- to 7-year-olds). The swimsuit is tied at the back of the neck by means of two elasticated cords, each 35 cm long. The swimsuit also ties at the back by means of elasticated cords, each 34-35 cm long. The swimsuit has the word 'BARBIE' on it. The sewn-in label has copyright information regarding "Barbie", textile composition information and details of the distributor in Hungary.
Risk
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with free ends and a decorative bow that is too long in the neck area. The product poses a risk of injuries as due to the presence of cords at the back. The cords could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
951-860
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries Strangulation
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0896/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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