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

Alert number: A12/0633/17

Product:  Remote-controlled car

Name: HiSpeed, High Performance1/10th Scale Racing Car - Ready To Run

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: HSP

Type / number of model:  Brontosaurus RTR Super Power HSP 4 WD

Risk type: Chemical
The tyres of the toy car contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in concentrations of up to 6.7 mg/kg. These PAHs are carcinogenic. The child can be exposed when the tyres come into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin or the mouth.

According to the REACH Regulation these PAHs are prohibited in toys, including activity toys, and childcare articles.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

Description:  Brightly coloured, plastic, toy car with remote control in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany