Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/PVC-Plastic-Toys-in-China-27MZIFII56CP.htmlConceptually similarPVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM6Completed★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM7Completed★★★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM5Completed★★★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM8Completed★★★★Child with PVC toys Containing Toxic Compounds in GermanyGP0SKCCompleted★★★★Greenpeace action at Hong Kong Toys and Games Fair '99, against use of PVC in toys. ChinaGP0K8GCompleted★★★★★★★Toxics Action Blocking Loading of Phthalates at Exxon in Rotterdam GP01OG1Completed★★★★Report on PVC Toys in GermanyGP02VNSCompleted★★★★Information Action about PVC in Children's Toys in AmsterdamGP01ODTCompleted★★★★View AllGP02DM4PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaA child playing with rubber ducks.Greenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU and the US in children’s products and toys made from vinyl plastic (also called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) on the Chinese market. Phthalates are plastic softeners widely added to PVC materials and are linked to hormone malfunctions and toxicity to the reproductive system. The EU and the US have banned six types of phthalates in children’s products and toys, but China currently lacks comparable regulations.Locations:Asia-Beijing-ChinaDate:8 May, 2011Credit:© Yang Di / GreenpeaceMaximum size:2848px X 4288pxRestrictions:NO FUNDRAISINGKeywords:Babies (0-2)-Ducks-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-One person-Plastics-Playing (activity)-Polyvinyl chloride-Swimming-Toxics (campaign title)-Toys-WaterShoot:PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGreenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU in children’s products and toys made from PVC plastic on the Chinese market. Phthalates are endocrine disruptors with reproductive toxicity. The EU and US have banned six types of phthalates in children’s products and toys, but China currently lacks clear regulations on this issue.