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Plasticizers in toys

Jayflex™ DINP provides the softness, flexibility and strength that are essential for vinyl toys.

ExxonMobil Chemical recommends the use of Jayflex DINP in toys, where permitted by law, based on both performance and safety evaluations.

  • A former U.S. Surgeon General concluded, “Vinyl toys are safe.”
  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission concluded there is “no demonstrated health risk” to children.
  • The European Union risk assessment report concluded that no risk reduction is required.

Despite this track record, temporary restrictions have been placed on DINP and DIDP in the form of an interim prohibition on their use in childcare articles and children’s toys that can be placed in the mouth:

Please contact your ExxonMobil local sales representative to learn about local legislation.

ExxonMobil Chemical is committed to the safety of our products and to protecting children’s health.

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