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

Alert number: 1164/08

Product:  Flashing ball with paddle


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: euro-one

Type / number of model:  EP 437, bar code: 9000999992479

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the ball contains 2.3 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), which is banned in toys by the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

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

Description:  A flashing ball with suction cups and two paddles. Diameter of the paddle: approx. 17.5 cm, diameter of the ball: approx. 5.5 cm. The product is packed in a mesh bag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary