Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 12 (Published on: 25/03/2016)


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0347/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Lightning Yellow
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Lot 05.02.15; production date 2015.03.05; expiry date 2018.02.05
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine and o-toluidine (measured value 24 mg/kg and 31 mg/kg). Aromatic Amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants. The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Tattoo ink supplied in a 30 ml bottle indicating brand, lot and expiry date.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0351/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Buffalo
 
Name: Court shoes
 
Type/number of model: 224 006 014 04
 
Batch number/Barcode: Lot No 730 37 370-30
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The shoes' leather inner lining and insole contain Chromium (VI) (measured values: 83 mg/kg and 62 mg/kg respectively). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Black suede, high-heeled ladies' shoes, synthetic sole and leather upper. Sample size: 37
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Spain

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Alert number: A12/0355/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' trousers
 
Brand: Sindy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 1820278
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3870166979277
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The unattached drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Length adjusting drawstrings are hanging down on the sides of trousers. The product is available in white, purple and grey. Sizes: 8/122/128, 10/134/140, 12/146/152.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0356/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: False nails
 
Brand: O.R.D
 
Name: 1.) NAIL ART DECORATION KIT - ART NAIL BEAUTIFUL; 2.) Splendid Nail; 3.) NAIL ART - CRACKING NAIL ART
 
Type/number of model: 1.) N°: N020; Item n°: HY150137, 2.) N°: W001; Item n°: HY150138 , 3.) N°: 019, Item n°: HY150137
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8418861501376, 2) 6951829869016 and 8418861501383, 3) 8418861501376
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: 3 sets of plastic nails (12 pcs) in different designs and colours, supplied with glue in an orange tube. On the tube of glue, dibutyl phthalate appears in the list of the ingredients. The packaging consists of a plastic blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0359/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Women's leather gloves
 
Brand: HEMA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 48.847.55
 
Batch number/Barcode: 16.44.1101
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 14.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the requirements of the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Pair of brown leather gloves sold without packaging; size S.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium

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Alert number: A12/0361/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Ladies' leather gloves
 
Brand: Herlaine Paris
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: reference 0635; 733766 GMS
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The gloves contain azo dyes releasing an excessive amount of the aromatic amines 4-aminobiphenyl (measured value 84 mg/kg) and benzidine (measured value 714 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Black gloves made of two parts: The back of the hand is in black suede, decorated with brown dots and the palm is coated with leather. Sample size S.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0367/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather purse
 
Brand: Choice / Sattler & co
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: H14, rot, 48-2960-003
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4011541482930
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 7.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
 
Description: Red leather purse with embossing (sun motif) on the front; attached to a printed cardboard backing.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0368/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric insect killer
 
Brand: TnS Home Collection
 
Name: BugsFree
 
Type/number of model: CMD-3-Q
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5204558717303
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
There is no adequate protection against accidental contact with live parts. Any person could touch the high voltage grid with their finger and get an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Electric insect killer supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0371/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric insect killer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mosquito Killer Lamp
 
Type/number of model: CMD-12-B-C
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 3276004594730, Batch: S2009075311
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
There is no adequate protection against accidental contact with live parts. Any person could touch the high voltage grid with their finger and get an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Electric insect killer, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0372/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric insect killer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mosquito Killer Lamp
 
Type/number of model: IK105-1x6W-C
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3276004594853, Batch: S2009075312
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
There is no adequate protection against accidental contact with live parts. Any person could touch the high voltage grid with their finger and get an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Electric insect killer supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0348/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 2 in 1 LASER POINTER
 
Type/number of model: ASI 41511 PPAI 315276
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 08809
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful and the product is not correctly labelled. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Black and silver-coloured key-ring with laser pointer and LED light. The device is powered by 2 button cell batteries and supplied in transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece

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Alert number: A12/0369/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 1) 192L LED LIGHTS and 2) 300L LED LIGHTS
 
Type/number of model: LJ - 01 of 192L and of 300L LED Lights
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 1230000004060 (192L), 2) 1230000001908 (300L)
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable of the lighting chain is not properly attached and can detach exposing live parts which might lead to an electric shock if touched. The insulation of the cable and the plug is not adequate with the risk of short-circuit if the product is exposed to water. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: LED lighting chains with controller for 8 luminosity levels. Christmas lights for outdoor use of two types: 192 LED and 300 LED, supplied in plastic box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0360/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED light
 
Brand: KK More
 
Name: LED RGB Stage Lighting
 
Type/number of model: W668
 
Batch number/Barcode: X000GGUJ75
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The transparent plastic cover can easily be removed, giving access to live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Mains-operated LED lighting in black metal tube, with transparent plastic, rotating cover in the form of a dome. The product is supplied in a green and white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0346/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Passat
 
Type/number of model: Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0307* Type: 3C
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 7.1.2014 and 11.12.2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
A plug has not been correctly fitted into the fuse holder of the central electrics which can cause failure of the engine, the power steering and the power assisted brakes. Failure of a number of electronic components, such as the multipurpose display and the lighting equipment also occurs.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0350/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: Dodge Challenger
 
Type/number of model: Type: LC
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 19.9.2007 and 29.10.2010.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Excessive internal pressure can cause the housing of the driver airbag inflator to rupture when the airbag is deployed under normal conditions. In the event of the inflator rupturing, metal fragments could be propelled into the passenger compartment, potentially causing injury to the vehicle occupants.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0352/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: C4 Picasso
 
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0356*09, e2*2007/46*0356*10
 
Batch number/Barcode: The concerned vehicles were manufactured between 18.8.2015 and 21.11.2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
A defect in the locking mechanism may result in unintended unlocking or opening of the doors.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0353/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: B class, CLA class
 
Type/number of model: Type: 245 G; type-approval: e1*2001/116*0470*
 
Batch number/Barcode: The concerned vehicles were manufactured on 8 December 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The bolt connections for the wheels on the right-hand side of the vehicle may have been fitted defectively. There is a risk of bolt connections coming loose and leading to the loss of a wheel, which would increase the risk of a potential accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0354/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Burgman 400, Bandit 650, Bandit 1250, GSR600, GSX600F, B-King, Hayabusa, GSX-R600, GSX-R750, Gladius, Intruder M1800, Intruder C1500, V-Strom 1000
 
Type/number of model: Types: WVCG, WVCJ, WVCZ, WVCH, WVB9, WVCR, WVCK, WVCV, WVCW, WVCX, WVCT, WVCU, WVBS., type-approval numbers: e4*2002/24*1052, e4*2002/24*1342, e4*2002/24*2163, e4*2002/24*1300, e4*2002/24*0721, e4*2002/24*1351, e4*2002/24*1618, e4*2002/24*1756, e4*2002/24*1852, e4*2002/24*2102, e1*2002/24*0370, e1*2002/24*0405, e4*92/61*0142
 
Batch number/Barcode: The motorcycles concerned were built between 2007 and 2012.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The regulator/rectifier may overheat and fail to charge the battery. Consequently, the battery may not be sufficiently charged and the engine may stall.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Motorcycles.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0362/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XJ and XF
 
Type/number of model: Jaguar XJ and Jaguar XF (2013 to 2015 Model Year)
 
Batch number/Barcode: Selected vehicles within VIN range: Jaguar XJ - SAJAA22M4DPV34128 to SAJAA20M0FPV90864 / Jaguar XF - SAJKC05M8DPS50936 to SAJWA0FS7FPU88784. Vehicles with a 2.0L GTDi engine are affected.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The Front End Auxiliary Drive (FEAD) idler pulley may fail, leading to a loss of the FEAD system. This may cause warning lamp illumination, air conditioning failure, engine overheat warnings and reduced steering control, increasing the risk of an accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger cars.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0363/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XE and XF
 
Type/number of model: Jaguar XE and Jaguar XF (2016 and certain 2017 Model Year)
 
Batch number/Barcode: Selected vehicles with diesel engine within VIN range: Jaguar XE - SAJAB4C1XGA900002 to SAJAB4CN2HA942989 / Jaguar XF - SAJBB4CN4GCY00005 to SAJBB4AN4GCY20385.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The under-bonnet low pressure fuel feed hose may detach from the fuel filter causing the engine to cut out and reduce brake power. Engine cut-out with minimal warning could potentially cause a vehicle crash.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0364/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Car tyres
 
Brand: Dunlop
 
Name: SportMaxx GT
 
Type/number of model: 255/40ZR19 100Y XL
 
Batch number/Barcode: (DOT number on the side wall) DN5W JC1R 3715 - DN5W JC1R 3815
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The tyres were manufactured with an incorrect tread compound, which may reduce the grip on wet surfaces.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Summer tyres.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0349/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress headband
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: ST7164
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7392870071642
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The battery compartment is easily accessible and the button batteries could be swallowed, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Fancy-dress headband with a red polka dot bow and LED light. The product is supplied in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0357/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy
 
Brand: Tiger
 
Name: Twist & Lock Blocks
 
Type/number of model: Item no. 1701354 Sold since October 2015
 
Batch number/Barcode: Bach no. 80851
 
Risk: Choking
 
The elastic cord can easily break and the blocks can detach from each other, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: The wooden toy consists of 12 blocks in different colours which are connected by an elastic central cord.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Norway, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0358/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy
 
Brand: Tiger
 
Name: Twist & Lock Animals
 
Type/number of model: Giraffe Item no. 1701493
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch no. 79445, Sold since October 2015
 
Risk: Choking
 
The ears of the giraffe may easily detach. These are small parts: a child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Toy in the form of a giraffe made of wooden pieces attached with an elastic cord.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Norway, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0365/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Set of beach toys
 
Brand: R&T (RAMA TRITTON)
 
Name: MINI CUBO PLAYA
 
Type/number of model: ref. 67125
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8436019667125
 
Risk: Choking
 
The green mould breaks easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Set of four different coloured plastic beach toys in a little pale blue bucket, supplied in a white plastic net to which is attached a brightly coloured label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0366/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LOVELY Baby Beautiful
 
Type/number of model: NO. 2018
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8592386031140
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic of the dolls' heads and bodies contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values up to: 15.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Various plastic baby dolls with different accessories (e.g. baby walker, seat), supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0370/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy sewing and ironing set
 
Brand: AO XIE TOYS, IMAGIN
 
Name: Little Master - Mini Home Appliance Series
 
Type/number of model: Art No. 6883, Ref. 1893
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 3700156618933, Batch : CO1408 - February 2014
 
Risk: Burns, Injuries
 
Due to a short-circuit in the battery compartment, the toy sewing machine may overheat and cause burns. In addition, the ironing board may easily collapse, posing a risk of injuries due to entrapment (mainly of fingers) between moving parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115 and EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Play set including a toy iron, ironing board and sewing machine (battery-operated), supplied in a pink cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0030/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: ZEEMAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8711197615015; C61501
 
Risk: Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking when put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Soft toy in the shape of a horse.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0031/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: PLAY 1
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3429322012015; NTMP3REVG-00000/1436123.TEM
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The scooter is not sufficiently stable, causing the child to lose balance and fall. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Toy scooter with three wheels, two in the front and one behind. The scooter is packed in a cardboard box and intended for children from 2 to 5 years of age.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A12/0344/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry/towing vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: U400
 
Type/number of model: Type: UNIMOG 405/12, UNIMOG 405/21 Approval number: K728, K798
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2010 and 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
In the concerned vehicles, preliminary damage can be caused to the tyres through intensive use. Consequently an abrupt loss of air or even a blowout caused by the tyre heating up after long transportation drives on motorway/express roads and at high speeds cannot be excluded. An abrupt loss of air or a tyre blowout could impair the road behaviour of the vehicle and its driving stability.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Lorry/towing vehicle (vehicles with 2-way conversion and MITAS tyres 275/90 R22.5 SRT)
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0345/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry/chassis
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: U3000, U4000, U5000
 
Type/number of model: Type: UNIMOG 437/25, UNIMOG 437/45 Approval No: L123, L271
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 6 June 2007 and 18 March 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
In the event of an accident, due to insufficient wall strength of the seat console, the seat console can suffer mechanical failure and the seat could detach.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Lorry/chassis
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom
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