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

Alert number: A12/1861/17

Product:  Beach ball

Name: Lipton beach ball

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic material of the ball contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

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

Description:  Yellow, red and white beach ball with Lipton logo printed on.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Norway