Inflatable armbands

Recall published
2016-08-15
Brand
Product title
Inflatable armbands
Splash and play
Product description
Swimming armbands decorated with pictures of dolphins, sold in plastic packaging.
Risk
The strength of the seams is not sufficient and a chamber may start to leak after prolonged or repeated use. The deflation of the chamber may affect buoyancy, as well as the size of the product. Consequently, the product might not stay on the child's upper arms, posing a risk of drowning. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Barcode
Batch number BWSHE22403S 2014-11-20
Model number
Item number 32042
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Drowning
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A11/0073/16
Category
Sports Equipment
Risk level
Other risk level
Notifying country
Finland

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