The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Air Drying Modelling Clay
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The migration of boron from the yellow clay is too high (measured value: 1,777 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
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Withdrawal of the product from the market (by: importer)
Air drying modelling clays of different colours. Marketed for parents to make keepsakes of the imprints on their baby’s hands and feet. The product could also be used by children in play. The product was also sold online (i.e. via eBay).
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