Sophie the giraffe is made from 100% natural rubber derived from the sap of the Hevea tree, Natural Rubber is soft, safe & non-toxic for baby to teethe & chew. Lightweight & easy to grasp for tiny hands. Painted with non-toxic, food-grade paints. Stimulating to baby's senses with her soft colors & gentle squeak. Bumpy head helps soothe sore, teething gums. Sophie the Giraffe is Phthalate-Free with No Vinyl (no-PVC)!