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

Alert number: A12/1195/14

Product:  Toy train

Name: Cartoon Train

Batch number / Barcode:  3 858885 031766

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  No. 989-05

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.97 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 5.9% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

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

Description:  The toy is composed of different parts: a locomotive, 3 wagons and rails in different colours. It is approx. 10 cm tall and is made of rigid and softened plastics. The toy is packed in cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Croatia