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Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

2019.03.04 Recall: Soft toy bear

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/0349/19

Category
Toys

Product
Soft toy

Brand
Wowmax

Name
Unknown

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / barcode
Unknown

Risk type
Choking, suffocation

The zip tag on the bear can be easily detached and the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible through the zip.

A small child may put the zip tag or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke.

In addition, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic could cover the mouth and nose, blocking the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: other)
Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

Description
Large soft toy (180 cm) in the shape of a bear in dark brown or white colour; vacuum packed inside a cardboard box.

Country of origin
China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

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