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

Alert number: A12/1633/18

Product:  Toy slime

Name: Furzschleim/ Farting putty

Batch number / Barcode:  4029753141095

Risk level: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Coppenrath Verlag

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 6799 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.


The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  Putty-like slime (light green), gel mass in a plastic box, coated with colourless plastic film.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Austria