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2021.07.16 Recall: Design Craft Shop Gift Unicorn LED Scatter Cushion

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

Design Craft Shop Gift Unicorn LED Scatter Cushion

Unicorn 

Alert number
2103-0200

Product type
Toys - Cushion

Product identifiers
837659266

Product description
Star shaped scatter cushion with a unicorn graphic printed on one surface

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
Unknown

Risk level
High

Risk type
Choking and suffocation

Risk description
This product poses a high risk of choking from AAA batteries accessible without the aid of a tool. The AAA batteries fit wholly within a small parts cylinder indicating that it poses a choking hazard to young children. In addition, this product poses a risk of choking as the zip puller detached during a 90-newton tension test and was also found to fit wholly within a small parts cylinder. The product's inner seams did not withstand a 70-newton seam strength test and gave easy access to the filling material. The packaging also poses a suffocation hazard as the bag was sufficiently large to be able to cover a child's mouth and nose simultaneously, and when measured it was found to have an average thickness 0.034 mm which is below the 0.038 mm standard. It does not bear any warnings that this has been calculated to pose a risk. The electrical wires were approximately 230 mm in length and as such considered to pose a risk of posing a strangulation hazard. The product failed flammability testing and therefore also poses a fire risk. There was also no permanent labelling or wording as required by Schedule 7 to the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988. 

The product does not meet the requirements of the General Product Safety Regulations 2005 the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 and the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011.

Corrective measures
Product has been withdrawn from the market

Online marketplace
Etsy - The online marketplace has removed the product listing.

Notifier
Office for Product Safety and Standards

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