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

Alert number: A12/00558/20

Product:  Novelty headband

Name: Diadem LED Pumpor

Barcode:  7330878626501
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys


Type / number of model:  62650

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Chemical, Environment
The Halloween banner contains excessive amounts of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to: 16 % by weight) and of short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: 0.5 % by weight). Solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 10.9 % by weight). DEHP may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system. The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. Lead poses a risk to the environment. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, the Regulation on persistent organic polutants (POP Regulation) and the requirements of the RoHS-2 Directive.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  A Halloween diadem with orange pumpkins with LED lights and a Halloween banner made of soft plastic.

Packaging description:  A transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Sweden