We have been made aware of a product recall by the Early Years Safeguarding and Welfare Team.
“Wowmax soft toy
Alert number: A12/0349/19
Product: Soft toy
Risk type: Choking, Suffocation
The zip tag on the bear can be easily detached and the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible through the zip.
A small child may put the zip tag or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke.
In addition, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic could cover the mouth and nose, blocking the airways.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product.
Early Years Safeguarding and Welfare Team”