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

Alert number: A12/1777/16

Product:  Musical box

Name: Spieluhr-Dose BabyGlück

Batch number / Barcode:  4029753117212

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Coppenrath - Die Spiegelburg

Type / number of model:  Art. n° 11721

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released by the crank on the musical box is too high (8.6 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

Description:  Musical box made of brightly coloured coated metal, metal crank with plastic handle; loose, stapled label.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Luxembourg