The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/1179/19

Category
Toys

Product
Expandable toy

Brand
Dune Craft

Name
Water Marbles

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / barcode
810017019984

Risk type
Choking, injuries

The balls can 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 small children.

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

Measures taken by economic operators
Recall of the product from end users, withdrawal of the product from the market (by: importer)

Description
Plastic tub with blue labelling containing balls that are to be placed in water and after some time a multitude of small balls break out of the balls, having increased in size.

Country of origin
United States

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Water Marbles 1
Water Marbles 2
Water Marbles 3

Source

Recall: Dune Craft – Water Marbles

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