Trading Standards Institute Advice

2021.10.15 Recall: Kids Developmental Wind-up Toy

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

Kids Colourful Wind-up Toys Baby Developmental Educational Toy

Wind up toy

Alert number
2108-0105

Product type
Toys

Product identifiers
eBay Item number: 383682543852

Product description
A multicolour caterpillar toy with yellow front and back wheels

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
Unknown

Risk level
High

Risk type
Choking and asphyxiation

Risk description
The product presents a high risk of choking as when tested according to the tension test, one wheel and the winding key detached at forces 43 N and 54 N and fit entirely within the small parts cylinder. The bag made of flexible plastics containing the toys has an area of 110mm x 180 mm buts its average thickness is 0.018 mm, (which is less than the minimum permissible of 0.038mm), posing a potential asphyxiation hazard to young children.  The product does not meet the requirements of the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011.

Corrective measures
We recommend owners stop using this product immediately. Contact the distributor you purchased from to request redress.

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

Notifier
Office for Product Safety and Standards

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