Overview Report of RAPEX Notifications- Week 43

Report N° 42 (Published on 23.10.2015)

No cases about Cosmetics; two cases for Toys about Phthalate DEHP

di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 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.

Reference : A12/1277/15
Product: Plastic doll SEA-MAID
Three Sea Maid type plastic dolls packaged in a plastic moulded front attached to rear cardboard.
Type/number of model: Item n° 363; Batch number/Barcode: ZER538-2
OECD Portal Category: 86000000 – Toys / Games
Chemical risk : The dolls’ heads contain DEHP (measured value 35.7 % by weight).
Compulsory measures: Destruction of the product

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Reference : A12/1287/15
Product: Plastic toys (Baby Bed)
Toy doll with a pink cot supplied in a transparent plastic packaging with cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991209922214; OECD Portal Category: 86000000 – Toys / Games
Chemical risk : The toy contains DEHP (measured value 21.7 % by weight).
Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

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