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

Alert number: A12/0861/17

Product:  Plastic doll

Name: Travel Girl Sofie

Batch number / Barcode:  8 714627 049619

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Toi-Toys

Type / number of model:  Item No 04961, Batch No 110850

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic material of the shoes contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.7% by weight). This phthalate 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.

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

Description:  Plastic doll (size 310mm) with blond and pink long hair, wearing a multi-coloured dress, pink cloak, silver-coloured earrings, pink plastic shoes and with accessories (hairbrush, handbag, suitcase, all made of plastic). Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands