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SIAR Code: 6786
Category: Toys/Games
Source: RAPEX
Source URL: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/create_rapex.cfm?rx_id=330
Publication Date: Dec 16, 2010
Affected Countries: Finland
Product Origin Country: China
Product Description: Plastic construction toy set containing excavators, conveyors, traffic signs and other equipment for building sites. Packed in a cardboard box. Information “Junior BuilderTM” attached.
Product Brand: Junior Builder, Toyman
Type / Number Model: Type/number of model: Barcode 6438022389690, item no 38969 in the package.
Defect Description: The product poses a chemical risk because the black plastic material in the belt of the conveyor contains 0.7% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 13% of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP).

According to the 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 the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.
Risks: Chemical
Measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities