Beach ball-Pelota playa-Tarta de Fresa

SIAR Code: 6636
Category: Toys/Games
Source: RAPEX
Publication Date: Oct 28, 2010
Affected Countries: Spain
Product Origin Country: China
Product Description: The product in question is a beach ball. The ball has coloured stripes. The middle is pink with pictures of strawberries. It is packaged in a cardboard box on which the following is marked: beach ball. Strawberry tart.
Product Brand: Pelota Playa - Tarta de Fresa, BOYS TOYS
Batch Number / Bar Code: Type/number of model: Barcode: 8422259206927
Defect Description: The product poses a chemical risk because the toy's green polymer material contains 27% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities