Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 22 (Published on: 03/06/2016)


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0673/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Glue
 
Brand: Matrix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: EH14816-1
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2165489855546
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains chloroform (measured value 40.3% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: A red, yellow and blue tube of glue in a blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0674/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Glue
 
Brand: BAQIANG
 
Name: 110 Super Glue
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6943211887562
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains chloroform (measured value 23.1% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: A white bottle of super glue (5g) supplied in a blister pack on white and green cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0678/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Lederhose (Leather trousers)
 
Brand: Distler Original
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Colour: dark brown, Order: 191394-006
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1009971240363 ; Batch No: 3414-0365683-440;
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 26 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 (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Women's mid-brown coloured, dyed leather shorts with a front flap and appliqué work; there is a row of buttons on each leg. Sample size 36.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0692/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather belt
 
Brand: AWG Mode Center
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 730210/542698 (reference number of importer: 1100549)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4025911042266
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 8.2 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: Black leather belt for men, sample size 100.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0693/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Men's sandals
 
Brand: TRAVERIS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: References 1807, 1939 and 2817
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 6.8 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Three different models of men's sandals made of brown leather uppers and synthetic soles. The packaging is a grey cardboard box with orange lid. Sample sizes 40-42.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0669/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Eau de Toilette
 
Brand: CUBA ORIGINAL by PARFUMS DES CHAMPS,
 
Name: CUBA GOLD FOR MEN
 
Type/number of model: LOT: N: 9655,
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5425017732389
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The eau de toilette contains the allergenic substances Limonen, Linalool, Cinnamaldehyd, Eugenol, alfa-isomethylionon, Lilial, Coumarin, Amylcinnamyl aldehyd, Lyral and Hexylcinnamaldehyd in excess of 0.001%. They are not indicated in the list of ingredients and consumers are not made aware of the presence of these substances that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Eau de toilette (100 ml) in a brown bottle in the shape of a cigar. Outer orange packaging is a metallic, cylindrical box with lid.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0670/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Eau de Toilette
 
Brand: Shirley May
 
Name: Women in Green
 
Type/number of model: PD.04-14; ED. 04-19
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6295124003639 (on the outer packaging), B. 462174D (On the bottle)
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The eau de toilette contains the allergenic substances Limonen, Linalool, Benzyl alcohol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Citral, Hydroxycitronellal, Lilial, Farnesol, Amylcinnamyl aldehyd, Lyral, Hexylcinnamaldehyd and Benzyl salicylate in excess of 0.001%. They are not indicated in the list of ingredients and consumers are not made aware of the presence of these substances that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Eau de toilette (50 ml) in a glass bottle in the form of a woman, with a green lid. The packaging is a green cardboard box, wrapped in cellophane.
Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0671/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Eau de Parfum
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Miss AMERICA - Parfum de Toilette
 
Type/number of model: NO.3777 (only on the outer package)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6937926304339
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The eau de parfum contains the allergenic substances Linalool, Citral, Hydroxycitronellal, Lilial, Coumarin, Farnesol and Hexylcinnamaldehyd in excess of 0.001%. They are not indicated in the list of ingredients and consumers are not made aware of the presence of these substances that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Eau de parfum in a bottle (55ml) with a silver cap, supplied in a cardboard box in the colours of the US flag. There is picture of the Statue of Liberty on the bottle and the box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0672/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Stand fan
 
Brand: OSCAR PLUS
 
Name: 16 Inch Stand Fan
 
Type/number of model: FS-40G
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8436011055012
 
Risk: Electric shock, Injuries
 
The electrical insulation is not adequate and accessible parts could become live. In addition, the blades are not adequately protected by the grille. Fingers can be caught between the grille guard and the rotating blade, causing cuts or fractures. 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: White stand fan supplied in blue cardboard package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0691/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric blanket
 
Brand: TnS Home Collection
 
Name: Warm Cloud
 
Type/number of model: QD(150*80)/0.9m2-SD-DT
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5204558999679
 
Risk: Health risk / other
 
The electric blanket can be connected directly to the power supply without the control unit. If used in this way, the electric blanket will overheat in the absence of a thermostat and a vulnerable person could suffer heatstroke. 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: The product consists of a white blanket containing the heating element and powered by a white power cord and controller. The product comes in an orange and red cardboard box with a photo of the device on the outside.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0686/16 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Bicycles
 
Brand: SCOTT
 
Name: Syncros 2016 FL1.0 Offset Seat Posts
 
Type/number of model: Model: Syncros 2016 FL1.0 Offset Seat Posts with a 27.2mm diameter assembled on SCOTT 2016 Road bikes.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Bicycle models included in the recall are: Addict CX 10 disc, Addict SL, Addict Team Issue, Addict 10, Addict 15, Addict 20, Addict Gravel disc, Solace Premium disc, Solace 10 disc, Frame set Addict 10 (HMF), Frame set Addict CX 10 disc (HMX) mech / Di2 and Seatpost Syncros FL1.0 Carbon Offset 27.2mm. A complete list of serial numbers included in the recall can be found at http://www.scott-sports.com/global/en/company/safety-and-recalls.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The seat posts can fracture leading to immediate loss of rider control which may cause accidents and injuries.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Model year 2016 SCOTT men’s and women’s road bicycles with SYNCROS FL 1.0 seat posts. “SCOTT” is printed on the bicycle down tube and “SYNCROS” is printed on the seat post. The bicycles are sold in black, grey and white with yellow, orange, green or blue decals.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0684/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Blumagix / Orion
 
Name: Christmas LED Light 8 MULTIFUNCTION
 
Type/number of model: BMCL-LSL20R200
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5 998314 590094
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The dimensions of the plug are too small and the wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing unit and the LED are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible, basic insulated, wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit. The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat and cause a fire. 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: The lighting chain includes 201 serial-parallel connected, non-replaceable, red LED lamps. The product can be operated with a flashing switch and control unit. It is supplied in a colourful cardboard box and plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0685/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: BluMagix / Orion
 
Name: Christmas LED light 8 MultiFunction
 
Type/number of model: BMCL-LSL10RGB100
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5 998314 590018
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock for the following reasons. Firstly, the dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. Secondly, the wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. Thirdly, the accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit. Finally, the insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the lamps is inadequate. Moreover, the cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat and cause a fire. 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: The lighting chain includes serial-parallel connected non-replaceable 100 pcs LED lamps (25 green, 25 yellow, 25 blue, 25 red) The product can be operated with flashing switch and control unit. Technical specifications: 220 V, 10 m, 100 LED Packaging: colourful cardboard box and plastic bag. Inscription on the packaging: 'Christmas LED light 8 Multi Function', 'Energy efficient LED string lights'.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0690/16 
 
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Sander
 
Brand: Bosch
 
Name: PSS Series
 
Type/number of model: PSS 2, PSS 20, PSS 190, PSS 200, PSS 250 and PSS 2000
 
Batch number/Barcode: Manufacture period from June to August 2007
 
Risk: Electric shock, Injuries
 
A breakage in the ventilation wheel could lead to small parts being ejected in the direction of the user leading to puncture wounds and further injuries. Moreover, live parts may become accessible, which could cause an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Green and black sanders.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Greece, Ireland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0662/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: S 500 Hybrid, C 350 Hybrid, GLC 350 Hybrid Plus 4Matic, ML 500 4Matic Hybrid
 
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0335*29 ff, type: 221, EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0457*29 ff, type: 204K EEC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0431*35 ff, type: 204, EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0480*16 ff, type: 204X EC-type approval: e1*2001/46*0598*15 ff, type: 166.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from March 2015 to September 2015 are affected.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The on-board high-voltage battery charger may malfunction. As a consequence it may incorrectly detect that an external charging cable has been inserted. If the vehicle is travelling at a speed of less than 5 km/h, this could lead to the activation of the park-lock function which would prevent further movement of the vehicle.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Plug-in, hybrid electric vehicle.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Romania, Slovenia, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0664/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: RZR XP 900, RZR 900, RZR XP 1000
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 03/10/2012 and 15/02/2016
 
Risk: Fire
 
The alternator regulator could overheat which may lead to a fire.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Side-by-Side / all-terrain vehicle
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Greece, Norway, Portugal, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0665/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Discovery, Range Rover and Range Rover Sport
 
Type/number of model: Land Rover Discovery 4: 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles. , Range Rover 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles., Range Rover Sport: 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 02/04/2012 and 02/05/2013
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to a problem linked with the electronics, the engine may cut out without any detectable warning signs. This could potentially cause a 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, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Romania, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0666/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XF and XJ
 
Type/number of model: XF: 2012 and 2013 Model Year vehicles., XJ: 2012 and 2013 Model Year vehicles.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 01/06/2012 and 31/10/2012
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to a problem linked with the electronics, the engine may cut out without any detectable warning signs. This could potentially cause a 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: Finland, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0677/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Insight
 
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e6*2001/116*0130; Type: ZE2
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2012 to 2013.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to a defect in the gas generator of the driver's air bag, deployment of the air bag could result in small metal fragments being released which could injure the occupants.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Ireland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0679/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: SH
 
Type/number of model: EU Type-approval numbers: e4*2002/24*2896*00, e4*2002/24*2897*00, e4*2002/24*2896*01 and e4*2002/24*2897*01. , Model years 2013 and 2014, Models: SH125 and SH150
 
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: from 10th July 2012 to 31st January 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The surface of the resin inlet cover in the fuel pump may deform, reducing the clearance between the inlet cover and the fuel pump's impeller. Consequently, the two components may interfere with each other. As a result, the impeller locks, stopping fuel flow to the engine which may cause the engine to suddenly stall.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Motorcycles.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0680/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Trafic
 
Type/number of model: Model: Trafic III (X82) Types: FGMA, FGMB, FGMD, FGME, JGMA, JGMB, JGMD and JGME.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Affected vehicles are manufactured between the 14/05/2014 and 1/12/2014.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Mounting screws may be missing on the cross member of the dashboard of the passenger airbag. The absence of mounting screws on the airbag may affect its correct functioning in the event of an impact.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Van.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0663/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: ZIX
 
Name: Shrilling Chicken
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the chicken contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20.0 % 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: A plastic chicken that makes a sound when squeezed. Description of packaging: a plastic net closed by means of a cardboard strip.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0667/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy playset
 
Brand: Kitchen Collection
 
Name: 'Coffee Set' and 'Kitchen Set'
 
Type/number of model: 1) Ref. 8108 , 2) Ref. 8930
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking, Suffocation
 
The lids of the saucepan and paella dish have a hemispheric shape and could therefore cover the nose and mouth of small children, leading to suffocation. Moreover, the handle and the lid of the coffee pot break easily, generating small parts. A small child could 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: 1) Kitchen playset consisting of various kitchen utensils made of colourful plastic, supplied in a plastic net with cardboard label; 2) Coffee playset with various coffee utensils made of colourful plastic, supplied in a blister packaging with cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0668/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Erasers
 
Brand: IWAKO
 
Name: Puzzle Eraser - 1) Eraser Japanese Sweets 2) Eraser Sushi 3) Eraser Anmitsu Shop
 
Type/number of model: 1) ER-BRI009 omokeshi set 05 Japanese Sweets set , 2) ER-961082 omokeshi set 03 Sushi, 3) ER-BRI033 omokeshi set 28 Anmitsu Shop
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 4 991685 200266, 2) 4 991685 961082 , 3) 4 991685 130105
 
Risk: Choking
 
A small child may put the small erasers in the mouth and choke on them. 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: Destruction of the product
 
Description: Erasers in the shape of Japanese sweets, sushi and other food, packaged in blister packs with cardboard back.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0681/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby Rattles
 
Brand: CHENG FENG
 
Name: Mobile
 
Type/number of model: Item No.: 8201-101, Model: 740291
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 074029100001, LOT: PI2000
 
Risk: Choking, Cuts
 
All the rattles (except the fruit-shaped rattle), as well as the black plastic pieces attached to the end of the cord included in the outer hat, can easily break and generate small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them. Moreover, the head of the bear-shaped rattle and the handle of the rattle marked 'Happy Music' can obstruct the airways, causing a risk of choking. In addition, several of the rattles can easily break and expose children to sharp points and edges, possibly causing cuts. 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: A set of 8 multicoloured rattles in different shapes made from hard plastic. The rattles are packed in a transparent plastic bottle (approx. height: 22 cm) in the shape of a child with an orange face and hat that is screwed on to the top of the bottle.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0682/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby rattles
 
Brand: BABY TOYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Item No.: 160-8, Model: 740259
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 074025900001, LOT: 13/1018
 
Risk: Choking
 
The following small parts can easily detach from the rattles: the right ear of the dog rattle, the lemon of the fruit rattle, and the inner balls. A small child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. 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 2 multicoloured rattles made from hard plastic. Packing: transparent plastic bag, sealed with paper label with brand "Baby-Toys" and inscription "Best gift for your baby".
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0683/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby rattle
 
Brand: BABY TOYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Item No.: 160-13, Model: 740258
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 074025800001, LOT: 13/1018
 
Risk: Choking, Cuts
 
The rattle and the inner ball can easily break and generate small parts and hazardous sharp points, posing a risk of choking and cuts for children. 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: Multicoloured rattle made from hard plastic, consisting of a small purple/white ball in an orange (outer)/yellow (inner) sphere. Packing: transparent plastic bag, sealed with paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0687/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattles
 
Brand: LE BAO TOYS
 
Name: Baby Star
 
Type/number of model: Item No.: 343, Model: 740289
 
Batch number/Barcode: 074028900001
 
Risk: Choking
 
The metal rod that links the blue plastic pieces of the flower rattle detaches and generates small parts. A small child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them. 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 2 multicoloured rattles made of hard plastic supplied in blister packaging with paper back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0688/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle
 
Brand: ANIMAL ALLEY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Item No.: GH61095, Code: 5161095
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 5205193027857
 
Risk: Chemical, Suffocation
 
The plastic of the packaging is too thin and, if a child plays with it, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1. The plastic parts of the product contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 21% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The product also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value 1.9% 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 and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Multicoloured rattle in the shape of a drum made of soft material. Inside the drum there are 3 plastic balls with small bells. The product is supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0689/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden shotgun
 
Brand: B&SC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Reference XM202
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8436037232657
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The kinetic energy of projectiles fired from the shotgun is too high which can lead to injuries. 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Toy wooden shotgun supplied in a transparent plastic bag together with projectiles made of rubber.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0053/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: Hetman
 
Name: 1) Medium Rotor; 2) Rotor; 3) Light Bearing & Linkage; 4) Light key
 
Type/number of model: 1.) Lubricant 11.5, 2.) Lubricant 12, 3.) Lubricant 13, 4.) Lubricant 16
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The products lack the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: White plastic bottle with metal pipette and green cap (Rotor Lubricant 12 has a red cap). Labelling in green.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia

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Alert number: A11/0054/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: REKA
 
Name: Valve Oil
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Valve oil for musical instruments supplied in a white plastic bottle (50 ml) with blue cap and blue/yellow labelling.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0055/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: JOACHIM KREUL
 
Name: Ventilöl ('Valve oil')
 
Type/number of model: V511
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4038827057385
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product has an aspiration hazard and lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Valve oil (yellow liquid) supplied in a clear plastic bottle (pen form) with metal pipette tip and red plastic cap.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0056/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: La Tromba
 
Name: "La Tromba" Valve Oil
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product has an aspiration hazard and lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Valve oil supplied in a clear plastic bottle with a red cap and labelling in gold and red.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia, The Netherlands
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