Trading Standards Institute Advice

2019.10.07 Recall: Inflatable airplane swim ring

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/1459/19

Category
Toys

Product
Inflatable airplane swim ring

Brand
Unknown

Name
Unknown

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / barcode
X000UVHAM3

Risk type
Chemical

 The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured values at least: 1.0 % and 0.6% by weight, respectively).

These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system and liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: retailer)
Recall of the product from end users

Description
Inflatable swim ring in the shape of a jet aeroplane sold in a clear plastic bag. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.

Country of origin
China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Airplane swim ring 1 Airplane swim ring 2

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