Plastic strings

Recall published
2012-07-30
Brand
Product title
Plastic strings
Unknown
Product description
25 decorative strings consisting of silver plastic core and an outer transparent plastic part from PVC in various colours. Outside diameter: 1.5 mm, length: 85 cm. The product is packed in transparent bag with a two-sided cardboard label. The red side of the label bears information about the brand, the importer and a warning in English, Greek and Bulgarian. The white side of the label bears information about the use of the product, the item number and the barcode.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains between 21.8% and 27.6 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). 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.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Item No PVC 001
Bar code: 0 262733 000034
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/1137/12
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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