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

Alert number: A12/1870/17

Product:  Skipping rope

Name: Skakanka

Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5901271454569

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: ADAR

Type / number of model:  Item no.: 921904

Risk type: Chemical
The skipping rope's string contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 39.2% 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:  Skipping rope consisting of a coloured string made of elastic plastic material and plastic handles.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Poland

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Latvia