Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 49 (Published on: 08/12/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1709/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MERRY CHRISTMAS
 
Type / number of model: NO.8866
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8555068513198, LG3359;
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 7.14% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic doll with red and golden dress. Height: Around 25 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1710/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Ball
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Set of inflatable plastic balls / LOPTA NA HRANIE / JÁTÉKLABDA
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8586014450106
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the balls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 3.17 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Set of 3 inflatable balls, made of white, blue and orange plastic material. The balls are supplied in a plastic net with a label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia