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

Alert number: A12/0965/18

Product:  Wooden toy

Name: Discovery Ramp Racer

Batch number / Barcode:  EAN:803516233289, Lot:06182017

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Universe of imagination

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released from the hub caps on the wheels is too high (measured value: up to 9.96 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  A racing track with 4 ramps and 4 wooden cars in different colours with metal wheels. Packaging: Cardboard box with plastic window

Country of origin: Hong Kong

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria