Glow stick

Recall published
2017-02-27
Brand
  • VIDECO BALLON EXPRESS
Product title
Glow stick
Unknown
Product description
Hand-held, battery-operated, glow stick made up of several luminescent filaments with a plastic tiger-head handle.
Risk
The plastic material of the tiger's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 10.3 % by weight). This phthalate 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.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Barcode
fab : 2016
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0261/17
Category
Toys / Games
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
France

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.