Swimming armbands

Recall published
2014-01-13
Brand
Product title
Swimming armbands
Manguitos Decorados
Product description
Blue armbands decorated with pictures of a blue duck with a yellow beak. Printed on the armband in white letters and in several languages, including Spanish, is the following: "WARNING: Not recommended for children under three years". The product is packaged in a sealed transparent plastic bag.
Risk
The valve protrudes too much from the surrounding surface when the two sections of the armbands are inflated. There are no instructions, warnings, advice or recommendations for use, maintenance or ensuring safety, all of which are necessary to ensure that the product is used correctly. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Ref. 0211226
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Drowning
Country of origin
Taiwan
RAPEX Reference
A12/0105/14
Category
Sports Equipment
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Spain

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