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

Alert number: 0275/06



Batch number / Barcode:  8 714218688777

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys


Type / number of model:  HZ877

Risk type: Chemical
Toy has excessive lead and chromium in green and yellow paint - poses a potential toxicity hazard to children.
Green paint contains 3040 mg/KG of migratable lead and 350 mg/KG of migratable Chromium. Yellow paint contains 2840 mg/KG of migratable lead and 340 mg/KG of migratable Chromium. BS EN 71-3 permits maximum permissible concentrations of lead at 90 mg/Kg and Chromium at 60mg/KG.

Product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant standards.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the retailer. (By: Other)

Description:  Balance Game with 4 pyramids “Charl’s Toys”

Country of origin: The Netherlands

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom