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2021.09.03 Recall: HQ Products - pop-up tent (two people)

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

Pop up tent

Alert number
2109-0005

Product type
Hobby / sports equipment - pop-up tent (two people)

Product identifiers
Item no. POPT-10
Barcode number: 5060138812796

Product description
Two people pop up tent. Size 220 x 120 x 95cm. 190T PU coated Polyester with ground PE and mesh inner door.

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Burns and suffocation

Risk description
This product poses a serious risk to the user because the fabric of the tent was found to be highly flammable and does not self-extinguish. If the tent is close to any source of flame, it could easily catch fire. This could lead to occupants getting burned. Additionally, a minimum of two ventilation openings shall be provided in sealed tents to provide sufficient circulation of air, however there was only one present on the tent. The product does not meet the requirements of the General Product Safety Regulations 2005

Corrective measures
Destruction of the product at the border

Online marketplace
N/A

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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