Colouring pencils

Recall published
2013-05-06
Brand
Product title
Colouring pencils
Gelpens Glitter
Product description
Six gel pens in various colours with plastic grip in soft plastic (PVC).
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic grip on the pens contains up to 24 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition, the plastic also contains up to 3.4 % by weight of di-"isobutyl" phthalate (DIBP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
I0800305 24/144
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
A12/0570/13
Category
Toys / Games
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Sweden

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