Cheering trumpet toy (Tifo trombetta)

Recall published
2010-12-20
Brand
  • Wacko’s (toy gadget in San Carlo crisps)
Product title
Cheering trumpet toy (Tifo trombetta)
Product description
Trumpet made of hard plastic with whistle joined to a balloon of soft plastic-rubbery material. The trumpet makes a sound when the soft, plastic, round section is squeezed. The gadget comes inside a bag of crisps, with a sealed transparent plastic wrapper containing another wrapper, inside which is the surprise toy, called ‘Tifo Trombetta’ (cheering trumpet). The second wrapper states ‘Trombetta Wacko’s’ cod 250730 – read and retain. Warning! Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Small parts could be swallowed or inhaled. Distributed in Italy by San Carlo Gruppo Alimentare. This wording also appears in English, French, Spanish and German.
Risk
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached and swallowed. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71. One accident reported.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Cod 250730
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
1893/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Italy

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