Finger puppets-Puppet theatre

SIAR Code: 6943
Category: Toys/Games
Source: RAPEX
Publication Date: Dec 09, 2010
Affected Countries: Germany
Product Origin Country: China
Product Description: Four finger puppets (wolf, elephant, hare and deer); head in soft plastic; clothed in various fabrics.
Product Brand: Puppet theatre, Yick Wah
Batch Number / Bar Code: Article No: 142063 EAN-Code: 4038967420636 No: 7190
Defect Description: The product poses a chemical risk because the shiny grey fabric on the "wolf" finger puppet contain azo dyes releasing the carcinogenic amine 4-aminoazobenzene in a concentration of 126 mg/kg, exceeding the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Risks: Chemical
Measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer