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

Alert number: A12/1294/14

Product:  Plastic doll

Name: Angel

Batch number / Barcode:  8713149100754

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Item No: 4910075, B: 432.

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk as the plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 9.5 % by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Plastic doll about 11.5 cm tall with long pink hair pulled back in two chignons. The doll has a painted dress (red with white polka dots) and red wings, attached to a red oval pedestal. The toy is packed in a transparent plastic tube with orange cord for hanging.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Czech Republic