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

Alert number: A12/0402/19

Product:  Bath toy set

Name: Yellow Duck

Batch number / Barcode:  8576778036333

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys


Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic of the ducks contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP)(measured values: 19 % and 5% by weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description:  Set consisting of 5 yellow rubber ducks for bath (1 large, 1 medium and 3 small-sized) sold in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard top.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Latvia