Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 27 (Published on: 08/07/2016)

Notification A12/0333/16 from Report-2016-011 has been updated to clarify the production codes affected by the recall.


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
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Alert number: A12/0816/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Ethanol for flueless stoves/fireplaces
 
Brand: DOMESTIX
 
Name: ETHANOL
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batches 160108, 155115 and P043
 
Risk: Chemical, Fire
 
The liquid can leak when the bottle tips over due to a problem with the bottle-cap fastening, leading to a risk of eye damage as the product is classified as eye irritant and a risk of fire as it is a flammable substance. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Organic ethanol in a transparent, plastic, 2-litre bottle with a red plastic cap. On the rear side of the label appears the batch number, instructions for use, safety advice, hazard pictograms and the company name.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0832/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body wash
 
Brand: DiaClin
 
Name: BodyWash
 
Type/number of model: Expiry Date 08-2017 30 ml
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8714207351538, Batch Code 14H271
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product is contaminated with a high charge of mesophilic aerobic bacteria, especially enterobacteriaceae (total measured value: 13500 cfu/g), posing a risk of infection, particularly to damaged skin. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Body wash ("Diabetic Skin care") supplied in a white container with pump (30 ml).
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0822/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Videophone
 
Brand: Extel
 
Name: Lena
 
Type/number of model: Model : MN LENA 11 3. Reference : 812211 and 822211. Type JS-S436EO
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The clearance and creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits of the transformer are insufficient. This could lead to accessible parts being at mains voltage. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Videophone
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0823/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Extension lead
 
Brand: Qiaosheng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: A 20m extension lead with orange socket in the form of an apple having one 3-pin socket and three 2-pin sockets on the sides.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0824/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Extension lead
 
Brand: Qiaosheng
 
Name: NB BANUO
 
Type/number of model: model 088
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0825/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Extension lead
 
Brand: Qiaosheng
 
Name: Explosion Proof Socket
 
Type/number of model: model: 161
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0826/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Extension lead
 
Brand: Qiaosheng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: QS-5336
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0827/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Extension lead
 
Brand: Qiaosheng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: QS-5338
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0829/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: Run and Teng
 
Name: TV Computer Telephony Phone Connector
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 9 200000 000395
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Two-pin Europlug adapter with socket for US style plugs
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0837/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Aquarium light
 
Brand: LEDGLE
 
Name: LED Aquarium Light
 
Type/number of model: SKU X0000IRPXXR
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The product is inadequately earthed and has no protection against the ingress of water. The cross sectional area of the supply cord and the dimensions of the plug are not correct. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
 
Description: LED dimmable aquarium luminaire. Packaged in plain cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0819/16 
 
Category: Furniture
 
Product: Garden chairs
 
Brand: Marco's Toys
 
Name: SILLA PLEGABLE ('Folding chair')
 
Type/number of model: Item references: 1.)1710, 2.)1711, 3.) 1712
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 8435399017100, 2.) 8435399017117 3.) 8435399017124
 
Risk: Cuts, Injuries
 
The chairs can easily tip forwards and sideways when a load is placed on the armrest, leading to injuries if a person falls from the chair. The armrest can also break at the tube joint, leaving sharp edges exposed. The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Folding outdoor chairs in different designs with metallic frames. A cardboard label is attached to the products.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0831/16 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Bicycle forks
 
Brand: Kinesis UK
 
Name: Full Carbon Racelight T (RT) / Racelight T Full Carbon / 12K Racelight T / 12K
 
Type/number of model: F-10E and F-58
 
Batch number/Barcode: Model years affected: Full Carbon Racelight T (RT): 2003/2005 Racelight T Full Carbon: 2006 12K Racelight T: 2007/2009 12K: 2009
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The aluminium crown of the forks can separate from the steerer tube or from the fork legs. This may cause the rider to fall. 3 accidents reported.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Carbon fibre bicycle forks. Recall notice will be displayed on the following website: http://shop.upgradebikes.co.uk/Catalogue/Technical/Kinesis/RACELIGHT-T-CARBON-FORK-2003-2009-RECALL-NOTICE
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0830/16 
 
Category: Lighters
 
Product: Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Zhongliang Lighters
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 201430422251.X 201430422252.4
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children who may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Novelty lighter in the form of a shoe.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria

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Alert number: A12/0828/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Light
 
Brand: Luigi Ferro
 
Name: Yoso
 
Type/number of model: Black: BRI-A104/HK11155A06, Grey: BRI-A106/HK11155A11, White: BRI-A105/HK11155A05
 
Batch number/Barcode: 31/15 - year 2015
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The insulation of the flexible cable is likely to be damaged when the lamp is moved. The user could consequently receive an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Floor standing halogen lamp supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0817/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 207
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0340*; Type: W*****
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 29 June 2009 and 29 May 2015.
 
Risk: Fire
 
A problem with the electric cable harness for the seat heater could lead to excessive heating of the seat and the risk of a fire starting even when the vehicle is parked.
 
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, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0818/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Twingo
 
Type/number of model: Twingo III (X07 R4S version E1): e2*2007/46*0457*00, e2*200746*0457*01, e2*2007/46*0457*02 e2*200746*0457*03, e2*2007/46*0457*04, e2*2007/46*0457*05, e2*2007/46*0457*06
 
Batch number/Barcode: Concerns vehicles with a non-split folding bench seat manufactured from April 2014 up to and including 24 November 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The fixing device for the rear bench seat may break in the event of a frontal collision, with a potential risk of any luggage in the boot entering the front of the vehicle.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0838/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: Mazda 2, CX-3, CX-9
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2001/116*0254*09-13 e1*2007/46*1335*03-04; type: De DJ1, TB1
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 19 December 2012 and 2 December 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The screw connection between the stub axle and the shock absorber may come loose. As a result, the vehicle may no longer be steerable.
 
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: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0839/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Caravan
 
Brand: Bürstner
 
Name: Averso, Averso top, Averso Plus, Premio, Premio Plus
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0147, e1*2007/46*0189; types: EG/B?, EG/B3
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2014 to 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The side service door may fall open while the vehicle is in motion and protrude horizontally into the road. The contents of the caravan could fall into the road posing a hazard for following vehicles. The open door may pose a risk of collision with other road users.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Caravan
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0840/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Phaeton
 
Type/number of model: Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0189* Type: 3D
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 25 April 2007 and 17 June 2008.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The adhesion of the glass cover on the sliding roof may be insufficient due to contamination during the production process. The glass cover could detach whilst the vehicle is moving and endanger traffic following behind.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car with sunroof.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0841/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Aygo
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from 9 September 2014 to 15 October 2014.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The shaft of the steering column could break leading to a loss of steering control and the risk of an accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Small 2 door passenger car.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Slovakia, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0842/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A8
 
Type/number of model: Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0198* Type: 4E
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between May 2007 and September 2008.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The adhesion of the glass cover on the sunroof may be insufficient due to impurities in the area of the adhesive surfaces. The glass cover may consequently fall onto the road while driving, endangering traffic following behind.
 
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: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0843/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C1
 
Type/number of model: C1 (B4)
 
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 09-09-2014 to 15-09-2014
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Part of the steering column assembly could fail, which could lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0844/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 108
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 10-09-2014 to 12-09-2014
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Part of the steering column assembly could fail, which could lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Germany, Greece, Malta, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0820/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy scooter
 
Brand: SAMBRO
 
Name: 3 Wheel Scooter Paw Patrol
 
Type/number of model: Item n°: PWP-7010; Reference Toys R Us : 191579
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5055114307311, Batch: 04/15
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The grips protecting the handlebar ends can detach. If a child falls on the unprotected handlebar end, this can cause severe injuries such as puncture of the abdomen. 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: Blue and red 3-wheeled scooter made of plastic and metal, intended for children of age 2+. Cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0821/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy ponies
 
Brand: AMY
 
Name: TOYS BABY
 
Type/number of model: Item No: JR 1408208
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1408208006300
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the pony contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 32.1% 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: A set of two pink plastic ponies with a pink and purple mane and tail.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0833/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy pony
 
Brand: Ameiya / Hammy Toys
 
Name: Fairy Tale World
 
Type/number of model: 333C
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic of the ponies contains di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 33% 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic ponies in different colours, supplied in transparent plastic packaging and sold in display boxes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0834/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Children's swing chair
 
Brand: DEUBA
 
Name: Kinder Hollywoodschaukel Rot, Beetle - Kid's Swing Chair, Beetle Design
 
Type/number of model: Art. 100081; E/05 Colour: Red
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4250525300420
 
Risk: Injuries
 
While children are swinging, the swing chair can overturn. Children can fall and be hit by the metal roof of the swing chair, causing injuries to the head and the neck. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Swing chair for children, supplied in a cardboard box, size: 1130x450x120 mm.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0064/16 
 
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Firework
 
Brand: Tropic Fire
 
Name: Tiger Power
 
Type/number of model: TP1000
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1170-F3-02599, 36F236/029/15
 
Risk: Burns, Damage to hearing
 
The burning time of the initial fuse may be too long, or a rupture might occur during functioning of some individual flash bangers. If there is a delay in the explosion, users may return to check the product and could get burned by an unexpected explosion or be exposed to a high level of noise due to the short distance. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)
 
Description: Flash Banger firework, model: TP1000, CAT. F 3.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Other
 
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