Puffer ball toy

Recall published
2017-09-18
Brand
Product title
Puffer ball toy
Puffer caterpillar with light
Product description
Battery-operated puffer caterpillar with light made from an elastic material. The head of the toy consists of a pair of large eyes and a loop which can be extended. This toy is available in a variety of colours.
Risk
Small parts can be detached from the toy (the eyes and the ball with light), and the elastic cord can be considerably stretched during use. As a result, children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke, or the cord could get wrapped around the child's neck causing strangulation. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the marketĀ (By: Distributor)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Barcode
Model number
TY3633
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking Strangulation
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
A12/1301/17
Category
Toys / Games
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Malta

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