Share 2, 000 aquatic toys removed so far by the Directorate General of Consumption
The arrival of summer is closely associated with the purchase of all kinds of accessories whose main theme is water, mats, floats, children's pools, toys ... in short, a large number of accessories whose purpose is the fun and safety of the smallest in the aquatic environment.
As every year, hundreds of products are removed because they do not guarantee the safety of our children, so far, the General Directorate of Consumption has already withdrawn more than 2, 000 aquatic toys . Almost all have flaws in their safety measures, the lack of anti-return valves is perhaps one of the main reasons. These valves prevent the air from leaving any of the inflatable items when the plug is removed, thus avoiding a possible accident caused by the curiosity of the child playing with the plug. As always, the shops where these types of items are sold without guarantees, without instructions and without the seal of the European Union are the so-called "multi-brand" shops, an evolutionary variant of the stores "all to 100".
The withdrawal of the 2, 000 products shows that the controls to prevent the entry of these products in our country is not very effective. Luckily the inspections if they happen in the shops and manage to avoid the sale of these dangerous complements. If you have to buy any of the items we have mentioned, you should make sure that it complies with all the safety regulations that guarantee its proper functioning and health.
When it comes to the safety of our children, it does not pay to buy a cheaper item, it can be really expensive.
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