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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 wrist strap contains an excessive concentration of dibutyl phthalate (DBP), bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DIP) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured values: up to 5.8 % by weight) and short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured values: up to 0,72 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their 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.

Product Name

Product Category

Other - Wristwatch

Brand Name


Sub Category


Product Description

Yellow wristwatch with Pokemon Pikachu figures. Product also sold online, in particular via AliExpress.

Notification URL

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