EU issues 47 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls

FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 44-2017 of its Rapid Alert System containing 47 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others:

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Among the 47 recalls the European Union has announced in its first report of November 2017, the following notification was made:

Xihua Toys brand Yellow Ducks - EU Report 44/2017Xihua Toys brand Yellow Ducks sold with a type/number model designation of 1601R017, a product number of 3631, a batch/lot number of 20160503 and a barcode/UPC of 9916011800250.

The type of hazards presented in this recalled product include the presence of bis (2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.88% by weight) and di-butyl Phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.49% by weight). Oral and/or dermal contact with these Phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive systems.

According to EU’s REACH Regulation the Phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles due to this risk.

These Toy Duck products, therefore, do not comply with the requirements of European’s health and safety legislation and have been ordered withdrawn from the marketplace.

==> Do not let your children play with or near these Toy Ducks. Instead, return them to the store from which you purchased them for a full refund.


More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 44-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 9410-2017
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