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2021.12.03 Recall: Fidget Toy Advent Calendar

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

Fidget Toy Advent Calendar

Advent calendar 

Alert number
2110-0005

Product type
Toys - Advent calendar

Product identifiers
Barcode: 5055757645634

Product description
A Christmas themed advent calendar with 24 fidget toys

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Chemical

Risk description
This product poses a serious chemical risk as one of the fidget toys (the peanut shell) contains an excess concentration of phthalates. A young child playing with the toy is exposed to the phthalates which can potentially harm a child's health either via cancer or non-cancer effects. The product does not meet the requirements of the REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008.

Corrective measures
Withdrawal of the product from the market

Online marketplace
N/A

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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