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

Alert number: 1158/08

Product:  Ball set


Batch number / Barcode:  5131475802433

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: euro-one

Type / number of model:  EP 490,

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because they contain 25% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

Description:  4 colourful spiky plastic balls packed in a mesh bag. Diameter of ball: approx. 6.5 cm.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary