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Product Safety Notification

Notification Number


Notification Source

Safety Gate

Product Safety Notification
Notification Type

Serious risk

Risk Type

Chemical, Choking

Risk Description

The toy has a small part (suction cup) and a fibrous stuffing material that can easily detach. A child may put it in the mouth and choke. The plastic material of the suction cup contains an excessive concentration of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 10 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, possibly causing damage to their reproductive systems.

Product Name

Product Category


Brand Name

Sub Category

Soft toy

Product Description

Pink unicorn-shaped soft toy with ears and horn, black plastic eyes, and a shiny rainbow-coloured bow. A suction cup is attached to the head of the toy with a white loop.

Notification URL

Product Compliance Monitoring Solutions

The European Union mandates market participants to monitor product compliance as per the 2019/1020 regulation. According to this regulation, market participants have an obligation to dedicate resources to compliance monitoring.

Basedig provides services to monitor and detect potentially hazardous products on e-commerce websites and market places. Basedig collects data bases of product safety notifications, and forbidden products or substances. Basedig provides a unified access to this database and scans product descriptions on web sites to detect potential issues.

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