Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 15 (Published on: 15/04/2016)

Notification A12/0310/16 published in report n°10 of 11/03/2016 has been permanently removed following clarification of the risk by the notifying authorities.
The product description of notifications A12/0328/16, A12/0329/16 and A12/0330/16 published in report n° 11 of 18/03/2016 were modified at the request of the notifying national authority.
Notification A11/0092/15 published in report no°44 of 06/11/2015 has been updated with information on additional models affected, at the request of the notifying national authority.


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0431/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: NECIX'S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: NO: 2088
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3600684120888
 
Risk: Choking
 
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: Clothing set for babies consisting of two parts: a white romper-suit and a white cap. Both parts are decorated with red/pink decorations and rhinestones. Attached, there is a card label with identification information. Size: 62-3M
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0441/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' bootees
 
Brand: ATTIPAS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: AP03 Green
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
The decorative buttons can be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: White and green bootees with decorative buttons. Sample size 21. The bootees are packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0442/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s trousers
 
Brand: LACOSTE (MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The drawstring in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the child, possibly causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Children’s sports trousers, intended for children up to 14 years of age. On the left leg there is an embroidered pattern of a crocodile and the inscription "LACOSTE”. THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0443/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Kyex Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: model: 58254-10, stylecode: RJG-51-239; "SLIM FIT”, "Kyex Kids 58254-10”.
 
Batch number/Barcode: 19345778
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The drawstring in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the child, possibly causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Children’s sports trousers intended for children up to 14 years of age, with cords in the waist area. On the left leg there is an embroidered pattern “1969”. THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0448/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Glorious
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: GFY-2946
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5999032729469
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring with toggles on the ends in the hood. The cord is made out of elastic and, if a child pulls it, the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face 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: Children's jackets with grey, removable lining. The lining has a hood with an elastic drawstring which has plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in different colours. Size: 98-128
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0449/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: H.Plenty
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: ZF-1121
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstring with free ends placed in the hood could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation. 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: A blue outfit for boys consisting of trousers and a sweatshirt with a hood and zip-fastener. The hood has a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with green stripes and inscriptions. Sizes: 134, 140, 146, 158, 164
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0432/16 
 
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Shenzhen Yongchangda Electronics
 
Name: CoDetector
 
Type/number of model: YK-CO/H (220V)
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Asphyxiation
 
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor, Retailer)
 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0445/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Facial toner
 
Brand: khadi
 
Name: Rosenwasser Absolut naturrein
 
Type/number of model: Mfg. 04/2015 Expiry 12/2017
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch. No. R-04, EAN: 8906020511293
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product has an excessive level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured values up to 1300 cfu/g). In particular, if used on dry and damaged skin, the product may cause infection or skin irritation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Rosewater skin product in a transparent plastic bottle with a black screw cap (Volume 210 ml). Colourless liquid with grey sediment. A spray dispenser is loosely attached to the bottle.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0446/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Fancy-dress make-up
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Horror Make-up Set
 
Type/number of model: Article 60566
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4032037540521; Batch number 15030278
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The red liquid contains methylisothiazolinone (measured value 276 mg/kg). This preservative can induce contact allergy. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: 3 make-up sticks (1 red, 2 white), 1 tube with a red liquid ("fake blood"), one applicator sponge fixed to a cardboard with a plastic cover.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/0453/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Shampoo & Bath gel
 
Brand: malef
 
Name: Barbie Shampoo & Bath gel
 
Type/number of model: Product Ref.: BA933
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5206642000933, LOT: 1450174
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product is microbiologically contaminated: it contains Pseudomonas spp. and a high level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value up to 6.8 x 10⁶ cfu/g). The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Shampoo & bath gel in a dark pink, plastic container (1000 ml) with a white dispenser on the top. The container bears pink dotted labels with a picture of a girl (on the front) and information about the product and the distributor (on the back) in Greek and English.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0454/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Bath gel
 
Brand: malef
 
Name: Omicron Luxury Bath Gel
 
Type/number of model: Product Ref.: OM-302; Magnolia and Organic Aloe Vera
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5206642002302, LOT: 1547001
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product is microbiologically contaminated: it contains Pseudomonas spp. and a high level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value 3.5 x 10⁵ cfu/g). The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Bath gel in a white and purple plastic container (300 ml) with a black screw cap. The container bears information about the product and the distributor in Greek and English.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0455/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Shampoo & bath gel
 
Brand: American Greetings /, malef
 
Name: Φραουλίτσα ('Fraoulitsa'/'Strawberry') Shampoo & Bath gel
 
Type/number of model: Product Ref.: 1908
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5206642000124, LOT: 1150029
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product is microbiologically contaminated: it contains Pseudomonas spp. and a high level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value 1.5 x 10⁶ cfu/g). The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Shampoo & bath gel in a white plastic container (300 ml) with pink cap on the top. The container is decorated with strawberries and a picture of a cartoon character (on the front side) and information about the product and the manufacturer (on the back) in Greek and English.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0456/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Shampoo & Bath gel
 
Brand: malef
 
Name: OMICRON KIDS Shampoo & Shower Gel
 
Type/number of model: Product Ref.: OM-425; Chamomille & essential oil of Lavender
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5206642002425, LOT: 1547003
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product is microbiologically contaminated: it contains Pseudomonas spp. and a high level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value 1.1 x 10⁶ cfu/g). The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Shampoo & Bath gel in a white plastic container (400 ml) with purple cap on the top. The container is decorated with a smiling blue star and pictures of flowers (front side) and information about the product and the manufacturer (back side) in Greek and English. The product was packed in a white and blue carton box.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0439/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB power supply
 
Brand: Système U
 
Name: Adaptateur Secteur
 
Type/number of model: Ref 009618
 
Batch number/Barcode: 15W14. EAN: 3256224756484. Manufactured in 2015. First placed on the market on 4 May 2015
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
There is no electrical insulation (reinforced insulation) between the primary circuit and the secondary circuit of the transformer. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: USB power supply with 2 USB ports, sold in blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0429/16 
 
Category: Gadgets
 
Product: Mobile phone case
 
Brand: Glitter
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Environment
 
The outer plastic layer contains 0.44 % by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Mobile phone case with white and black print.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland

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Alert number: A12/0430/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: ZARA
 
Name: ZARA ACCESSORIES collection
 
Type/number of model: 7056/001/050
 
Batch number/Barcode: 07056001050035
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: up to 90% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and/or cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Large necklace consisting of metal rings and red, blue and white coloured beads. The product is attached to black cardboard for display.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0447/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Lamp
 
Brand: IKEA
 
Name: GOTHEM
 
Type/number of model: Floor lamp base, ref: 80303041, Table lamp base 35, ref: 60303023, Table lamp base 45, ref: 60303037
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The cable inside the lamp was twisted during assembly and therefore may have been damaged. The damaged cable can come into contact with the metallic body of the lamp which could consequently become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Floor and table lamps.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0452/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Torch
 
Brand: SHUNLE
 
Name: LED High Power Strong Light Searchlight
 
Type/number of model: BL-T8830 (on the product); SL-8830 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6 944800 888304
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the core of the wires is insufficient: in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat and cause a fire. Also, live parts can be touched when connecting the mains lead, since the dimensions of the plug are not suitable, and the protective cover for the LEDs can be removed by hand during charging leaving live parts accessible. In addition, the storage compartment has sharp edges which can damage the insulation of the mains lead. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Rechargeable LED torch.The battery can be charged via a built-in mains cable which is placed in a storage compartment. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0428/16 
 
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Vehicle lift
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: QJY-B4000
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The automatic mechanical locking system for the carrying arms has elongated holes and there is consequently a risk that it can disengage. The locking of the system is dependent on a thorough adjustment and tightening which will foreseeably not be done during normal use. If the carrying arms move from the supporting position during use the vehicle can fall and crush the user. One fatal accident reported. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1493.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Vehicle lift, intended for the wheel-free lifting of vehicles up to 4000 kg.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Norway

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Alert number: A12/0435/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Cherokee
 
Type/number of model: Type: KL; EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0783*01
 
Batch number/Barcode: Model year 2016.
 
Risk: Fire
 
Water may penetrate the cable connectors of the electric control for the rear door, which may cause a fire, even after the engine has been switched off.
 
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: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0436/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: C3, C4, C3 Picasso, C4 Picasso, DS3, DS4, C4 Cactus
 
Type/number of model: Types: SH, S, N, 3, 0; EC type-approval: e2*2001/116*0371*26; e2*2007/46*0003*36, 38, 39; e2*2007/46*0040*24, 26; e2*2007/46*0356*11, e2*2007/46*0440*05
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 7 January and 23 February 2016 inclusive.
 
Risk: Fire
 
Oil may leak from the turbocharger on to hot engine parts which could lead to a fire breaking out, even after the engine has been switched off.
 
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, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0437/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208, 2008, 308, 3008, 5008
 
Type/number of model: Types: C, L, 0U, 0; EC type-approval: e2*2007/46*0070*30, e2*2007/46*0405*11, e2*2001/116*0377*23, e2*2007/46*0004*20, e2*2007/46*0405*12
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 7 January and 23 February 2016 inclusive.
 
Risk: Fire
 
Oil may leak from the turbocharger on to hot engine parts which could lead to a fire breaking out, even after the engine has been switched off.
 
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: Croatia, Iceland, Ireland, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0450/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Tyre
 
Brand: Continental
 
Name: ContiSportContact 5P
 
Type/number of model: 235/35ZR19 (91Y) XL; ECE type approvals: R30: 0247491; R117:: 023296 S2WR2
 
Batch number/Barcode: Construction year 2015. Codes: DOT CP2VN6XP and week codes 3515 to 3615.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Deformation of the tyre may result in rubbing between the tyre and components of the vehicle, which can lead to tyre failure as a result of tread separation. In addition, tyre failure as a result of high speed is possible. Failure of the tyre could lead to an accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Car tyre
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0451/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Antara
 
Type/number of model: Chassis numbers ranging from B B 0027810 to F B 066152.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Model years 2011-2015
 
Risk: Fire
 
The lower cover of the engine compartment could overheat, which could lead to a fire in the area of the diesel particle filter.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0457/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Kia
 
Name: Soul
 
Type/number of model: Soul PS i PSEV
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
A fault with the steering gear box could lead to the driver not being able to steer the vehicle properly.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0433/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plush toy
 
Brand: Best all
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: ITEM NO: 905608
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8581939056082
 
Risk: Choking
 
The beads can be easily detached from the necklace. Small children 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: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Purple plush unicorn with silver wings, pink mane, pink tail and white bead necklace. A paper label with information on the manufacturer and importer is attached to it.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0434/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: iKO
 
Name: Beauty Fashion - CINDERELLA (MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Type/number of model: NO.616 (on the package) N:115983 (on the label)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8585030115983 (on the label)
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head, the arms and the legs of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 22.9% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The plastic material of the arms and legs of the doll contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value 1.01% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and DINP is prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic doll with long blond hair, shiny dress and red shoes. Height: 30cm. Packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window on the front side. THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0438/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dominator
 
Type/number of model: NO:811 (on the package) STF204132 (on the label)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6991202041325 (on the label)
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 21.8% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic doll with long blond hair and shiny dress. The package also includes a handbag, four-leaf clover and two dresses. Packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window on the front side.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0440/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: HT Toys
 
Name: PIRATE AIR GUN SET
 
Type/number of model: No. 2051
 
Batch number/Barcode: 017251020510
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth by a child and block the airways. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic toy gun and three projectiles with suction cups and two shooting targets. Packaging: blister and cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0444/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Inflatable canoe
 
Brand: Splash
 
Name: Junior Canoe
 
Type/number of model: ASTM F-963 Art. no. 9135
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8712427091357
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The mouthpiece of the canoe contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: up to 47 % by weight) and di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0.127 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Colourful inflatable canoe. Packaging: plastic bag and cardboard box Size: 102x56 cm
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0035/16 
 
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Stabo
 
Name: CO Alarm II
 
Type/number of model: Article number: 51112
 
Batch number/Barcode: Manufacturing date : 06/2012 / 4010384511128
 
Risk: Asphyxiation
 
The alarm does not work quickly enough in the presence of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector, battery-powered, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A11/0036/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plush toy
 
Brand: Kalidou
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: ref.: 770731
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3453131113366 – manufactured in 2014
 
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 if 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Small white soft toy representing a rabbit with red ears, approx. 8 cm tall, with a cord loop attached to the head.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0037/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy / plush warmer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TU
 
Type/number of model: Ref.: 285069, 0546244, TP 328
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 2850690000006, Batch: W33-2015
 
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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Soft toy in the shape of a penguin (white front; grey back, flippers and part of the head; yellow feet), can be heated in microwave. The product has two cardboard labels attached.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Other
 
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