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

Alert number: A12/0610/17

Product:  Toy police set


Batch number / Barcode:  1506503292076 (on a label)

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  No.1399-1A

Risk type: Chemical, Choking
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 10 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 25% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

The suction cups can also easily be detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  The set includes: a toy rifle, a toy gun, 3 larger and three smaller projectiles with suction cup, a plastic knife, a police badge, a wrist watch and a hand grenade. Packaging: blister pack

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary