The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00665/20

Category
Toys

Product
Expandable toy

Brand
Unknown

Name
Dinosaur Egg

Type / number of model
Unknown

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Risk type
Choking; injuries

Small parts (e.g. the head) can be easily torn from the toy dinosaur and may be put into the mouth and swallowed by children. As the toy expands, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of children. 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)
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace

Description
Plastic egg containing a small plastic dinosaur. The egg is placed in water and after some time the dinosaur breaks out of the egg, having increased in size.

Packaging description
Orange cardboard box. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.

Country of origin
People’s Republic of China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Dinosaur Egg

Source

Recall: Dinosaur Egg (expandable toy)

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