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

Alert number: A12/1344/13

Product:  Toy gun set

Name: Police military action play set

Batch number / Barcode:  6700260693212

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Euro-one W.I.S.

Type / number of model:  Model: G26069

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a serious chemical risk because the plastic projectiles contain 2.2 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 6.7% 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.

In addition, the product poses a high risk of choking to small children because the suction cups could be removed by applying a force less than allowed by the relevant standard and therefore they can be swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

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

Description:  The set includes 1 black pistol, 2 projectiles with suction cup, 1 wrist watch and 1 police ID. Packaging: blister card with inscriptions: “Direct action”, “The super police set” and “Best style”.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia