Balloons

Recall published
2018-07-16
Brand
Product title
Balloons
Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! Ballonnen
Product description
Balloons made of natural rubber latex wrapped in transparent plastic packaging.
Risk
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures taken
The amount of nitrosamines (0.14 mg/kg) and nitrosatable substances (3.22 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosatable compounds can be converted into nitrosamines, which are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0988/18
Category
Toys / Games
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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