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 colours & gentle squeak. Bumpy head helps soothe sore, teething gums. Sophie makes an amusing squeak when squeezed – such fun for a baby! Slender, flexible & soft – babies love manipulating & teething Sophie. Sophie the Giraffe is Phthalate-Free with No Vinyl (no-PVC)! Born in France in 1961, Sophie the Giraffe is a classic!