Trading Standards Institute Advice

2019.08.30 Recall: BJ Toys - Finger Flickers toy

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/1293/19

Category
Toys

Product
Finger flickers toy

Brand
BJ Toys

Name
Finger Flickers

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / barcode
420901BJ

Risk type
Chemical

The battery compartment can be easily opened without the use of any tools, leaving button cell batteries accessible.

A child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child's gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.

Measures taken by economic operators
Recall of the product from end users (by: manufacturer)

Description
3 light up fibre optic 'Finger Flickers', each containing three button cell batteries, in a plastic packaging with cardboard backing. The product was (also) sold online.

Country of origin
China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Finger flickers toy

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