Expanding toys

Recall published
2018-10-22
Brand
Product title
Expanding toys
Unknown
Product description
3 different types of expanding toys sold in bulk in clear plastic bags with no warnings or any other markings. The products are sold online (for example, via AliExpress).
Risk
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
The products expand in size by more than 50% when placed in water. If the small balls are put into the mouth by children and swallowed by children, they could expand causing fatal occlusion of the respiratory tract or intestinal blockage.
Batch number / barcode
Unknown
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
A12/1563/18
Category
Toys / Games
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Finland

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