The small electronic music component in one of the toy birds can be easily accessed by opening the Velcro fastening. A child may put it in the mouth and choke. The plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
The doll's pink shoes di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 4 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
The gloves contain azo-dyes which release the aromatic amine 3,3’-Dimethoxybenzidine (in excess of 100mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, this aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
The two pins of the connector part fit into a mains wall outlet. A child could misuse the product by putting the connector part into a mains wall outlet and consequently get an electric shock. One incident reported.
The cord attached to the whistle is a fixed loop and has no breakaway feature. This may cause the child to be strangled. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
The connectors in the primary circuit are not protected against accidental disconnection by any means other than soldering. A loose wire under mains voltage could consequently touch the accessible secondary circuit. The insulating material is not suitable for resisting the thermal stresses to which it is subjected and could distort making live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.