Inflatable ring - Swim ring

Recall published
2007-10-01
Brand
Product title
Inflatable ring - Swim ring.
Product description
The toy has a form of two interlinked rings. The greater opened ring is designed for adults. The smaller one is closed and designed for a child. The latter is equipped with two bands to prevent sliding down of a child from the ring. The valve is on the bottom in the back. The bottom parts are made from a blue plastic foil, the top is made from a printed transparent plastic foil. The toy is packed in an applied colour paper. The user instructions are in the front, warnings and information in various languages are on the back.
Risk
This product poses a chemical risk because : - the valve contains 26,69 % by weight of di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), - the blue plastic material contains 23,1 % by weight of di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 2,02 % by weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP), - the transparent plastic with the applied colour contains 27,3 % by weight of di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 1,59 % by weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP). The content of phthalates in the toy designed for a child is much higher as the maximum allowed limit of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for a health of a child. This product does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Ref. No.:03 40340, EAN: 8585017540340.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
1015/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Slovakia

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