Children's rubber sandals

Recall published
2009-05-04
Brand
Product title
Children's rubber sandals
Product description
Five types of product: - blue and green, with open toes and butterfly-shaped uppers, - black with covered toes and a strap below the ankle, - violet with covered toes and a strap below the ankle, and - blue with open toes and a picture of a rabbit on the upper.
Risk
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and there is migration of lead: - the blue butterfly sandal – from 1.6 to 17.6% by weight of DBP and 0.86 – 2% by weight of DEHP - the green butterfly sandal – from 2 to 11.3% by weight of DBP and 0.83% by weight of DEHP - in all the sandals except the green butterfly model acetophenone (CAS: 98-86-2) and 2-phenyl-2-propanol (CAS: 617-94-7), detected. All of the abovementioned substances are dangerous and classified as harmful for human beings, affecting reproduction and causing irritation to the skin, eyes and airways (absorption through the skin), and some of them are treated as mutagenic factors.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
ART. KVA 3790, ART. HY-128A, ART. 117, ART NO 703A, CVA-880.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0659/09
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Poland

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