EU issues 31 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls


FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 21-2018 of its Rapid Alert System containing 31 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/AgKx30kddpP

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=2892&Year=2018

Additional information:

Among the 31 recalls the European Union has announced in its fourth and final report of May 2018, the following recall notification was made:

European Union Rapid Alert "Rapex" Report: 21-2018 - Carousel branded Toy Vehicles

Source: eBay

Carousel branded Drive and Talk Police Car, Ambulance, Fire Engine Toys, sold with the following EANs and batch/lot codes:

  • Police Car Toys, sold with an EAN of 5057373457653 and a batch/lot code of 170701
  • Ambulance Toys, sold with an EAN of 5057373457646 and a batch/lot code of 170801
  • Fire Engine Toys, sold with an EAN of 5057373457639 and a batch/lot code of 170901

The type of hazards presented in this recalled product include suspected component detachment. Specifically, the small directional wheel underneath the Toy Vehicle can become detached from its body. As a result of this apparent defect, a young child may put this small part in the mouth and choke and/or ingest them.

In general, if bone, glass, metal, plastic and/or rubber fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

These Toy Vehicles, therefore, do not comply with the EU Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1 as they can allow and/or cause serious injury, a serious health and safety hazard.

==> Please do not use any of these recalled Toy Vehicle products nor let your child play with or near them. Instead, please return the Toys to the store or online outlet from which you purchased them for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by faulty and/or dangerous Toys, please search for “toy” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold under the Carousel brand, please search for “Carousel” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Choking hazard, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose an Ingestion hazard, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 21-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10229-2018
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General information:
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Legal notification:
The link to the above Web site is provided for informational use only. This recall notification should not be construed that the relevant EU institution endorses or supports the objectives or contents of this Web site or the organization managing it.

Additional terms and conditions concerning the use of this information can be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/docs/notice_en.pdf

E. & O. E.

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