The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/01261/20

Category
Other

Product
Imitation Sweets

Brand
Unknown

Name
Liquorice Snaps

Type / number of model
Unknown

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
Choking

Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff.

This may lead consumers, and specially children, to put the product in the mouth, which could entail the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Food Imitating Products Directive.

Measures taken by economic operators
Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

Description
10 polymer clay resembling liquorice sweet. This product seems to be intended to be an object used in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, thus used as a toy.

Packaging description
Packaging is a red and white striped box stating ”Watch yourself, they’re a wee bit sharp”.

Country of origin
Chile

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

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