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

Alert number: A12/1269/17

Product:  Plastic doll

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  496415

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Item No: MKG496415

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20.6% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  A plastic doll mermaid, sold in a transparent bag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Cyprus