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

Alert number: 0947/07

Product:  Plastic toys - fruit

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Shuangjian

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.37% per weight of DEHP phthalate, which exceeds the maximum allowed limit of 0,1% by weight. These chemicals are added to PVC to make it softer and are very dangerous getting to the organism through skin or digestive tract.

This product does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the distributor  (By: Other)

Description:  In one package there are six pieces of toys. On the paper label there is the marking: "Shuangjian, made in China, children within 3 years old are not allowed to play“. On the product there is also the sticker saying that the toy is not designated for dogs (in this way the product has been declared in acquiring documents), the distributor and the origin. The toys whistle and have a shape of fruit (grape, bananas, pineapple, orange).

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Slovakia