Don’t use these balloons! They contain a carcinogenic substance

Don't use these balloons!  They contain a carcinogenic substance

If you are planning to decorate your home with balloons soon, whether for a birthday or for any other reason, these products are subject to a recall, due to health risks for people who use them. Explanations.

Do you like to decorate your home to celebrate a special occasion? Check carefully if you have purchased these balloons, which pose a health risk to consumers.

Balloons removed from sale

According to the recall sheet, the balloons in question are from the “Time to celebrate” brand. This is a bag of 20 balloons bearing the references:

  • PACKAGE OF 20 BALLONS Time to celebrate
  • Babies-Children (excluding food) / Toys
  • PACK OF 20 BALLOONS
  • Marque : Time to celebrate
  • Model or reference: 420037
    • • GTIN 1000033002711 Lot 2022021407
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: B&M

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A risk of poisoning for consumers

The recalled references are non-compliant and dangerous products, posing a risk of poisoning to people who use them.

The Rappel Conso website mentions the risk of “Migration of n-nitrosables greater than the limit set by regulations”. These substances are classified as carcinogenic to humans. People with these balloons are therefore invited to return them to the point of sale for a refund. The procedure runs until March 15, 2024.