Water-absorbing beads

Recall published
2016-12-12
Brand
  • D&D
Product title
Water-absorbing beads
HIDROZSELÉ / HIDROGEL ('Hydro-gel')
Product description
Expanding decorative beads (transparent). Diameter: 4 mm. Product packaging: cellophane bag.
Risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff (sweets). This may lead children to put them in the mouth, suck or ingest them. The balls expand when soaked and if the balls are ingested by a child they could cause fatal occlusion of the digestive system. The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Batch number / barcode
Model number
DD16158
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/1654/16
Category
Household / Office Furniture / Furnishings
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Hungary

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