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

Alert number: A12/0869/18

Product:  Plastic doll set

Name: Furniture/Docka med möbler

Batch number / Barcode:  5902012704974

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Mega Creative

Type / number of model:  704974

Risk type: Chemical, Environment
The plastic material of the doll's head and shoes contains di-(2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 28.6% by weight). The material of the shoes contains in addition diisononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.94% by weight) and short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: 0.61% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

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

Description:  A plastic doll in a set with different pieces of toy furniture. The furnitures are made of hard plastic and the doll is made of soft PVC plastic.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Sweden

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia