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

Alert number: A12/1550/19

Product:  Soft toy with suction cup

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  8000578560755

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  56075

Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Small parts (plastic eyes and suction cup) may be easily detached from the toy. The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. In addition, the suction cup contains an excessive amount di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 35 % by weight).
A small child may put the detached small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. At the same time, this phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

Description:  Plush flamingo with black plastic eyes and a suction cup attached to the toy by a cord.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary