Magnetic fishing game

Recall published
2016-04-25
Brand
Product title
Magnetic fishing game
Unknown
Product description
Model J08152: magnetic game comprised of two wooden-handled toy fishing rods and nine wooden sardines, presented in a tin in the shape of a sardine; Model J08153: two wooden-handled toy fishing rods and 14 wooden starfishes, presented in a tin in the shape of a starfish.
Risk
The plastic part of the fishing rod could easily be opened and release the magnet, which is a small part. A small child could put it in the mouth and choke. Moreover, if a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, these could be attracted to each other causing intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Barcode
3700217381523 , 3700217381530
Model number
J08152 (sardine), J08153 (starfish)
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0498/16
Category
Toys / Games
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Spain

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.