Cyprus Mail

Warning over hazardous products

The Competition and Consumer Protection Service has issued a warning about 25 products on the market that have been listed by the European Community Rapid Information System for hazardous items.

The products were first found in the markets in different EU Member States and reported to the SystemGras-Rapex.

They include the magnetic fishing game brand Yi Si Da, model 5501, barcode 6991264088375 made in China, which can cause bowel obstruction in case of ingestion of the magnets.

The list also includes children’s sweatshirt Brand Playback, model T-787, barcode 6011037107871 with unknown country of manufacture. The drawstring on the hood is a danger, the announcement said as are the cords on the neck of a child’s swimsuit brand Hai Jing, model   8143, with an unknown country of manufacture.

Consumer can absorb radiation from a pendant with a laser light source, unknown brand, model Kj276, barcode 81234566782763 – made in China.

The full list of products, which includes other items of children’s clothing, toys and bicycles, and a brand of ink tattoo, can be found at or on the Commission’s website at www / rapex

For further information or to submit the complaint, consumers may contact: Consumer Line 1429

Headquarters Nicosia 22867309, 22867 377 and 22867 130

Limassol 25819150 and 25819151

Paphos 26804610 and 26804617

Larnaca / Famagusta 24816160

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