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

Alert number: A12/1280/17

Product:  Plastic doll

Name: The mini Mermaids

Batch number / Barcode:  8888888001683, batch no PO-C16/14PAN

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  item no 168

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.7% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.25% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

Description:  Plastic mermaid dolls, 1 large and 1 small, with 2 combs in the package. Sold in a blister pack with a cardboard back.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Belgium