Trading Standards Institute Advice

2021.10.15 Recall: Toys For Girls - LED Light Stuffed Bear

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

Toys For Girls LED Light Stuffed Bear

Stuffed bear LED

Stuffed bear LED

Alert number
2109-0210

Product type
Toys ? LED light stuffed bear

Product identifiers
eBay item number: 164688207030

Product description
A plush stuffed toy bear with colourful LED lights

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
High

Risk type
Choking

Risk description
This product poses a high risk of choking as when tested according to the tension test, the zipper, the springs of the batteries box, the light switch and the LED detached at forces between 38 N and 73 N and fit entirely within the small parts cylinder. The lighting ribbon has a length of 680 mm when subjected to a tensile force of 25 N ± 2 N, greater than the maximum authorised value of 220 mm. The bag made of flexible plastics containing the toy has an area of 280 mm x 400 mm and its average sheet thickness is 0.017 mm, (which is less than the minimum permissible of 0.038mm), posing a potential asphyxiation hazard to young children. The product does not comply fully with the marking requirements of the relevant standard and does not meet the requirements of the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011.

Corrective measures
The product has been recalled from end users

Online marketplace
eBay - the listing has been removed by the online marketplace

Notifier
Office for Product Safety and Standards

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