Skipping rope

Recall published
2017-05-22
Brand
Product title
Skipping rope
Skakanka [Skipping rope]
Product description
Coloured skipping rope made of elastic plastic material with blue plastic handles.
Risk
The plastic material of the skipping rope contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.142 % 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. In addition, it contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 22.8% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Barcode
EAN: 5901271120242
Model number
Item No. 994701
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0693/17
Category
Toys / Games
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Poland

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.