Did you buy a Nabaiji brand buoy for your child at Decathlon? Warning: do not use it because there is a risk of drowning. We explain to you.
During the summer of 2021, 1480 accidental drownings were recorded in France: 27% of them unfortunately resulted in death. In the majority of cases, these accidents occurred at sea; they were mainly elderly people and children under 6 years old.
To avoid the worst, parents of young children often invest in anti-drowning accessories before going on vacation – buoys, armbands, inflatable toys…
Precisely: this Monday, July 3, 2023, the government platform Rappel Conso requested the withdrawal of a buoy sold at Decathlon – it is the Baby Lying Ring from the Nabaiji brand. This buoy had been sold at Decathlon since February 2023.
Nabaiji’s buoy can turn around and prevent the child from breathing
In question ? A “risk of respiratory arrest“: “The product may turn over. In the event of a rollover there is a risk of drowning because the child is attached to the buoy and finds his head under water without the possibility of turning over on his own.“.
“Even if the use of our buoy must be done under the supervision of parents, we wish to take no risk with the safety of children and as a precautionary principle, we recall all our products.“says Decathlon.
Did you buy this buoy from Decathlon? Do not use it, neither at the swimming pool, nor at the sea; Instead, return it to the store for a refund. If in doubt, call the Decathlon customer relations center on 09 69 32 33 22 (Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.).
Source : Decathlon