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Product Safety Notification

Notification Number


Notification Source

Safety Gate

Product Safety Notification
Notification Type

Serious risk

Risk Type

Chemical, Environment

Risk Description

The plastic material of the product contains excessive concentrations of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values 17,78% and 4,93% by weight, respectively) and short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0,29%). These phthalates may harm the health by possibly causing damage to the reproductive system. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
Moreover, the metal button on the sandals releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to 14,9 μg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

Product Name

Plastsandal PVC, barn

Product Category

Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand Name

Sub Category

Children's sandals

Product Description

Beige PVC sandals with metal buttons for children. Product also sold online.

Notification URL

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