Buoyancy aid

Recall published
2014-12-01
Brand
Product title
Buoyancy aid
Bathing costume
Product description
Buoyancy aids (vests) fastened at the front by means of two plastic snap buttons. The size of the vest can be adjusted by means of 2 plastic buckles. It has three inflatable chambers. On the front of the vest there are inscriptions „Bonch Vest Step С, Step A, Step B, Pool School”. The products are sold in transparent, polyethylene packaging with a colourful, paper insert.
Risk
The valve of the vest is not a non-return valve.This means that air can leak, causing the vest to deflate with a risk of drowning for the user. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Batch number / barcode
Unknown
Model number
Orange „Swim Vest – Step A”, yellow „Swim Vest – step B”, blue „Bonch Vest – step С”.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Drowning
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/1957/14
Category
Sports Equipment
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Bulgaria

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