Inflatable swimming seat

SIAR Code: 6817
Category: Hobby/sports and recreational equipment
Source: RAPEX
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Publication Date: Dec 16, 2010
Affected Countries: Cyprus
Product Origin Country: China
Product Description: Inflatable swimming seat with a steering wheel and printed images resembling a car. The packaging is a cardboard box bearing warnings and the name of importer.
Product Brand: Race Car Kiddie Rider
Type / Number Model: Number of model: JL 036003NPF Bar Code: 6926799200664
Defect Description: The product poses a risk of drowning because it has elements giving the impression that it is a toy and children under 3 years could capsize in the seat, with a risk that their head may go underwater and it is not possible for them to return to the upright position on their own.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138.
Risks: Choking
Measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities
Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities