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

Alert number: A12/0768/17

Product:  Remote-controlled toy car

Name: RC Monster Truck - Cross-Vehicle MAD

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Hua Dong

Type / number of model:  6568-322 AN

Risk type: Chemical
The tyres of the car contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in concentrations up to 90 mg/kg. These PAHs are carcinogenic. The child can be exposed if the tyres come into direct, 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, remote-controlled toy car, supplied with a charger in a cardboard box with a cellophane window.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany