The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0225/08

Product:  Plastic car - POLICE


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  No. 1488, code of the product: 1023 Ew.

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the red surface of the car contains 204.4 mg/kg of lead (Pb) which exceeds the limit for lead of 90mg/kg by 2.27 times.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Toy - a car with a driving mechanism pull back, red and white with a notice "Police CENTRUM PATROL", packed in a plastic bag with a coloured tag comprising following information "Toys, Made in China, CE...".

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Slovakia