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2021.11.05 Recall: Baby Wrist Socks

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

Baby wrist socks

Wrist socks

Alert number
2111-0002

Product type
Toys - Cloth wrist toy socks

Product identifiers
None

Product description
Colourful baby wrist socks featuring vibrantly coloured animal caricatures

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
Unknown

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Choking

Risk description
The product poses a risk of choking, as when tested, a hole was present in one of the yellow 'bugs' attached to a wrist rattle so that the inner plastic rattle was accessible using the front part of the specified (test) probe A. The inner rattle fitted wholly inside the small parts cylinder and therefore poses a potential choking hazard to a child under 36 months. The product does not comply fully with the marking requirements of the relevant standard and does not meet the requirements of the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011.

Corrective measures
Destruction of the product at the border.

Online marketplace
N/A

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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