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

Alert number: A12/1576/12

Product:  Police toy set

Name: Super Police Appliance

Batch number / Barcode:  5996055255173

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: REGIO

Type / number of model:  25517

Risk type: Chemical, Choking
The product poses a chemical risk because the toys contain 17 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 16% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be detached and be swallowed by small children

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.

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

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

Description:  Police toy set consisting of a black pistol with marking: "OMEGA; NO.189", a plastic wrist watch, a plastic dog figurine and 3 black plastic projectiles with orange suction cups. Packed in a blister card.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary