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

Alert number: A12/1741/16

Product:  Plastic toy

Name: Lovely Horse

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  No. SM 8823

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic material of the horses contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 13.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Two colourful plastic toys (horses) packed in a cardboard box with transparent plastic window.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Poland