Unsafe Products

CTIA found dangerous plush dogs with ribbons and glasses

(Prague, April 18, 2019) Two toys appeared in the market, which can be dangerous for the youngest children. These were small barking dogs, one with red ribbons and one with glasses and a hat. CTIA inspectors found that in case of the both toys it is possible to open the battery case without the necessity to use any instrument and to remove the batteries from the case – small children can put the batteries in the mouth and suck them. Furthermore, the toys contain small parts, such as a jingle bell, which can also be dangerous to children. The pr...

„Glow stick“ is dangerous to children

(Prague, March 12, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found out that there is a toy in the Czech market that can pose a risk to children. It is a product "Svítící tyčinka" (glow stick in English). The Czech Trade Inspection Authority ordered immediate withdrawal of the product from the market.

CTIA found successful imitations of food in Tachov region

(Prague, February 8, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority has taken successful imitations of products interchangeable with food. These were imitations of various fruits, sweets and desserts. "Imitations of cakes that are very popular with children – muffins and croissants – were very good. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority of the Pilsen Region and Karlovy Vary Region found them in an ordinary shop in Tachov. They were made of foam and have a sweet smell, "says the Director of the CTIA Inspectorate of the Pilsen Region and Karlovy Vary ...

CTIA prohibited a dangerous electric razor

(Prague, January 11, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority detected a new type of dangerous products – electric razors. The razor found in the Czech market was „Boli Razor RSCW-6008“ that had no obligatory marking and also freely accessible parts under voltage, so its user can easily be seriously injured by the electric current.

CTIA prohibited a dangerous moisturising bath product

(Prague, January 4, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found out that a moisturising bath product which can pose risk to children was offered in the Czech market. It is a product imitating a cupcake and is dangerous due to its interchangeability with a grocery. If small parts are released from the cupcake, a child can swallow or inhale them.

CTIA found dangerous dummy on Facebook

(Ústí nad Labem, November 12, 2018) Inspectors of the Czech Trade Inspection Authority in Ústí nad Labem discovered a dangerous dummy with a clip that was offered via Facebook. The product can break into sharp parts and pose a serious risk to the baby. "If inhaled, released small parts can pose a serious risk of suffocation to the youngest children. It may also cause damage to the digestive tract if the broken parts are swallowed. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority banned displaying, offering of the toy or putting it on the market," said the ...

CTIA prohibited sale of dangerous children’s umbrella

(Praha, September 18, 2018) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority discovered a children’s umbrella with a whistle which is not safe for children in the market of the Czech Republic. For example, the covers at the ends of the umbrella’s wires can be easily detached, and when the umbrella is opened automatically, the child may be injured by the uncovered ends of the wires.

Girls’ swimsuit failed safety requirements

(Praha, April 18, 2018) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority detected that in the Czech market a girls’ swimsuit is offered although it fails safety requirements for children’s clothing. There are two models of two-part bikinis “Sonia” and “SI-SI”.

Doll can endanger child’s life

(Prague, April 5, 2018) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority detected that a toy is offered to consumers in the Czech market – “Laughing baby“, which can pose health risk to children. CTIA ordered immediate withdrawal of the products from the market.
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