Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/PVC-Plastic-Toys-in-China-27MZIFII5HM2.htmlConceptually similarPVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM4Completed★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM6Completed★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM7Completed★★★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM8Completed★★★★Baby with teething ring.GP0YH0Completed★★★★Baby with teething ring.GP02XR5Completed★★★★Toxics Action Blocking Loading of Phthalates at Exxon in Rotterdam GP01OG1Completed★★★★Report on PVC Toys in GermanyGP02VNSCompleted★★★★Toxics Action against PVC Martha Stewart in MarylandGP02GDZCompleted★★★★View AllGP02DM5PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaThis baby is swimming with a swim ring made of PVC plastic.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:3611px X 2716pxRestrictions:NO FUNDRAISINGKeywords:Babies (0-2)-Eye contact-KWCI (GPI)-One person-Plastics-Polyvinyl chloride-Swimming-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot: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.