Trading Standards Institute Advice

2019.10.07 Recall: Air Drying Modelling Clay

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
INFO/0108/19

Category
Toys

Product
Air Drying Modelling Clay

Brand
Unknown

Name
Unknown

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / barcode
Unknown

Risk type
Chemical

The migration of boron from the yellow clay is too high (measured value: 1,777 mg/kg).

Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.

Measures taken by economic operators
Withdrawal of the product from the market (by: importer)

Description
Air drying modelling clays of different colours. Marketed for parents to make keepsakes of the imprints on their baby's hands and feet. The product could also be used by children in play. The product was also sold online (i.e. via eBay).

Country of origin
China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Other

Air Drying Modelling Clay

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