Inflatable ball - Tapbal 2000

SIAR Code: 6814
Category: Toys/Games
Source: RAPEX
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Publication Date: Dec 16, 2010
Affected Countries: Netherlands
Product Origin Country: China
Product Description: Inflatable ball with a print of a ‘Marsupilami’ figure, attached to a plastic racket by an elastic strap. The product has a CE-mark.
Product Brand: Marsupilami
Type / Number Model: 100011
Defect Description: The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 34.5% by mass 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: Sales ban ordered by the authorities