Carnival mask-Lidex

SIAR Code: 6632
Category: Toys/Games
Source: RAPEX
Publication Date: Oct 28, 2010
Affected Countries: Germany
Product Description: Carnival mask in the form of a clown's face, packed in transparent film.
Product Brand: Lidex
Batch Number / Bar Code: Type/number of model: EAN 8100000099058
Defect Description: The product poses a chemical risk because the toy's green polymer material contains 17% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.317% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

According to REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.
Risks: Chemical
Measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities