Urgent toy recall issued over fears toys contain chemicals 4 months ago

Urgent toy recall issued over fears toys contain chemicals

6 toys have been recalled.

Parents have been warned about multiple toys that may contain chemicals.

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has issued an urgent recall on all affected products.

The toys were sold online on Ali Express, eBay, as well as Wish too.

The six affected toys include a watermelon toy, an inflatable beach ball, a swimming baby doll, a plastic toy duck, a vampire girl doll, and an inflatable swimming pool ring.

The CCPC warned customers that the toys may contain chemicals. The toys pose a choking risk, as well as suffocation.

The CCPC stated, "A safety issue has been identified where the product contains higher than permitted levels of the chemical DEHP."

"Given the online availability of this product, it may have been sold to customers in the Republic of Ireland," it warned.

Both the vampire girl doll and toy duck pose choking risks. The CCPC explained, "A safety issue has been identified where plastic foil bag does not comply with safety standards, which may pose a suffocation risk to the child.”

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The vampire girl doll may put kids in danger because the “plastic foil bag does not comply with safety standards”.

Customers have been told to stop using all six products immediately.

You must keep the product away from children, as well as adults, the CCPC warned.

"If you believe that you may have purchased an affected product, discontinue use immediately and discard the product immediately.

Customers have been told to contact the online stores where they purchased the products. The online stores may have "remedies available to you", the CCPC said.

"This can be done via your user account on the relevant platform."

You can view the full list of recalls here.