Swimsuit Barbie

Recall published
2011-09-05
Brand
Product title
Swimsuit Barbie <font color="#ff0000">(MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)</font>
Product description
Girl's swimsuit; size 7 / 122 and other sizes. The swimsuit is tied at the back of the neck by means of two elasticated cords, each 40 cm long. The ends of the cords are knotted and fitted with toggles in the form of plastic balls. 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 in the neck area and because the ends of the cords are knotted and fitted with toggles. 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
Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 951-861
5991329518619
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Strangulation
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0897/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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