Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/PVC-Plastic-Toys-in-China-27MZIFII5TG5.htmlConceptually similarPVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM4Completed★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM6Completed★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM7Completed★★★★★★PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaGP02DM5Completed★★★★★★Greenpeace action at Hong Kong Toys and Games Fair '99, against use of PVC in toys. ChinaGP0K8GCompleted★★★★★★★Child with PVC toys Containing Toxic Compounds in GermanyGP0SKCCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Blocking Loading of Phthalates at Exxon in Rotterdam GP01OG1Completed★★★★Toxics Demonstration in TokyoGP020MJCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Blocking Loading of Phthalates at Exxon in Rotterdam GP01OFZCompleted★★★★View AllGP02DM8PVC Plastic Toys in ChinaA child picks up PVC plastic toys at a store. 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:4288px X 2848pxRestrictions:NO FUNDRAISINGKeywords:Children-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-Mothers-Plastics-Polyvinyl chloride-Shops-Toxics (campaign title)-Toys-Two peopleShoot: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.