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Dangerous chemicals in dolls

Dangerous chemicals that could cause cancer, deformities in unborn babies and infertility in men, have been found in dolls for sale in Gillingham.

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'Fruit-head' dolls recalled due to dangerous chemicals

One of the recalled 'fruit-head' dolls Credit: Medway Council
The 'fruit-head' dolls are subject to a Europe-wide recall Credit: Medway Council

Dangerous chemicals that could cause cancer, deformities in unborn babies and infertility in men, have been found in dolls for sale in Gillingham.

The fruit-head dolls – featuring strawberry, apple, tomato and blackcurrant heads – are subject to a Europe-wide recall because they contain Phthalates.

The toys fail to comply with the regulations on toy safety.

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