Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 33 (Published on: 19/08/2016)


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1019/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Rain cape
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sadeviitta/ Regncap [Rain cape]
 
Type/number of model: Article no. 146785
 
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6410411467851
 
Risk: Environment
 
The plastic material (PVC) of the bag contains cadmium (measured value: up to 1300 mg/kg). The product poses an environmental pollution risk as cadmium accumulates in the human body and can damages organs and cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Transparent, plastic rain cape (one size, both for men and women) packed in a transparent plastic bag (size approx. 17 cm x 10 cm), with a white press stud.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1040/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Herbal shampoo
 
Brand: BON Bio Organic & Natural Auroville
 
Name: Bylinny Sampon
 
Type/number of model: MD: May 2014; Use within: Apr 2016
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measure value up to 1.6x104 cfu /g). The contamination can cause eye irritation and inflammation of the conjunctiva. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Handcrafted herbal shampoo, 100 ml. Ingredients: “a unique combination of medicinal herbs, aloe vera and essential oil of lemon & basil.”
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1000/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Car power inverter
 
Brand: DIK
 
Name: Power Inverter DC to AC
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The product has no shutters to protect against access to live parts, which could result in the user receiving an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: 400W to 1500W inverter. The inverter is packaged in a transparent plastic package with a blue cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1003/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Energy meter
 
Brand: ELIQ
 
Name: Energy Display
 
Type/number of model: CPA0500050 (power adapter)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7 350067 550011
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the power supply is not adequate. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings of the power supply are too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Energy meter supplied with a power supply ("Switching Adapter"). Sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1008/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Heated gloves
 
Brand: Snow Fox
 
Name: Akkukäyttöinen lämpökäsine (Battery-operated heated gloves)
 
Type/number of model: HS085-1200
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6 420071 080482
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings of the battery charger are too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Electrically heated gloves supplied with a battery charger ("Li-ion battery charger"). Sold in a black cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1026/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Charger for mobile phone
 
Brand: POWER+
 
Name: Kit chargeur allume-cigare
 
Type/number of model: CP 39062 , CP 39063 and CP 43928
 
Batch number/Barcode: 9063/405493/00; 3120370390635
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate: the creepage distances between the live and neutral wires in the primary circuit are too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60960.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Charger for mobile phone which connects to the mains or a car cigarette lighter socket.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1021/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Fossetti
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: provided by W. u. P.: Article 100866
 
Batch number/Barcode: GTIN 4 040315008663
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The metal contains cadmium (measured value: up to 57% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. 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: A pair of silver-coloured, metal earrings with a colourless, transparent decorative stone; packaging: a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1027/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earring hooks
 
Brand: DTM LOISIRS CRÉATIFS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 268404
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3471052684048 (ean)
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earring hooks is too high (measured value up to 42 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: 20 mm gold-coloured, hanging earring-hooks, sold in batches of 6 in a transparent bag.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1044/16 
 
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product: Thermos flask
 
Brand: Thermate
 
Name: Vacuum Flask with 2 cups
 
Type/number of model: 0-57625
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5050577576250
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The flask contains asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the user may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: 1.8 litre thermos flask with 2 cups. Polypropylene outer and vacuum glass inner. Available in various colours - purple, yellow, blue, pink. No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1042/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Ceiling light
 
Brand: Kanlux
 
Name: Spot Lámpatest/Ceiling Lighting Point Fitting
 
Type/number of model: ARGUS CT-2114
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5 905339 003256
 
Risk: Burns, Electric shock
 
There is no cover to prevent contact between the bulb and the wiring. The inadequately insulated mains lead may consequently overheat and live parts could become accessible. In addition, the overheated parts could cause burns for users. 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: Recessed ceiling light. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1045/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Rechargeable torch
 
Brand: Arctic Marine
 
Name: LED Spotlight
 
Type/number of model: Battery charger: GM-042100
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6 430022 584167
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the battery charger is not adequate. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings of the battery charger are too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61558.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Rechargeable torch supplied with a battery charger ("AC/DC Adapter").
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1002/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Pick-up truck
 
Brand: Isuzu
 
Name: D-Max
 
Type/number of model: Edition 10 anniversary model Germany. Type: ATFS EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0413*
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2.6.2015 and 29.2.2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
When the wheel hubs were being repainted in the Custom Truck Services Centre, the wheel mating surfaces were also painted. Owing to settling effects, the wheel may become detached from the vehicle.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Pickup truck
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1005/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Ducati
 
Name: 1199 Panigale SL ABS
 
Type/number of model: Type: H8; EC type-approval: e3*2002/24*0586*
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in 2014 are affected.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
A component of the clutch could break. This could lead to the rear wheel locking up and cause the rider to crash.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1006/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Caravan
 
Brand: Hymer
 
Name: Eriba Nova GL/SL
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0286*09 to *11; Type: EG/N 001
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in 2016 are affected.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The adhesive on the gas locker door may become detached. This may result in the external casing coming off. This casing may drop onto the road and put other road users at risk.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Caravan
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1011/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C5, Berlingo, Jumpy
 
Type/number of model: C5 (X7), Berlingo III and Jumpy III.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 22/04/2016 to 05/05/2016
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The driver's airbag may not deploy properly in the event of an accident due to the possible failure of one of its components.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Passenger car / van
Country of origin: France, Portugal, Spain
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Malta, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1012/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Partner, Expert
 
Type/number of model: Partner III and Expert III.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 27/04/2016 to 06/05/2016
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to a possible failure of one of the components of the airbag, the driver's airbag may not deploy properly in the event of an accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Passenger car / van
Country of origin: Portugal, Spain
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Malta, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1022/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008
 
Type/number of model: E2*2001/116*0377*23
 
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured from 02/06/2016 to 06/06/2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The upper support of the left rear spring of the suspension may crack or deform, which could affect the vehicle's road-handling characteristics and make it difficult for the driver to keep the vehicle under control.
 
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: Norway, Portugal, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1023/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Octavia, Rapid, Citigo
 
Type/number of model: Types: 5E, NH, AA; EC type-approvals: e11*2007/46*0243, e11*2007/46*0250, e13*2007/46*1169.
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 25.11.2015 and 14.4.2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The lever of the manual, child-proof, locking system could break owing to prior damage during the manufacturing process. This can cause the child-proof locking system to be turned off without being noticed, especially in the event of strong vibrations, making it possible for the door to be opened from the inside.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1024/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: Tucson
 
Type/number of model: EC type approvals: e11*2007/46*2724, e13*2007/46*1612 Types: TLE, TLE--HME
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Because of a faulty safety catch, the bonnet, in the event that it has not been closed properly, may open while the vehicle is in motion.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1025/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Cherokee
 
Type/number of model: Type: KL EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0783*02
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 10.9.2013 and 6.8.2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The control module may have the wrong parameters for headlamp levelling. This can mean that the switch for the headlamp levelling has to be operated in the wrong direction in order to achieve the desired levelling of the headlamps. This can cause an accident.
 
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: Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1033/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Swift
 
Type/number of model: Swift (AZG)
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 17.04.2013 and 19.09.2015.
 
Risk: Fire
 
The adhesive force of the double sided tapes which fix the front seat heater to the seat may deteriorate and the seat heater could consequently move. This could lead to part of the seat heating up excessively causing a fire.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1004/16 
 
Category: Other
 
Product: Telescopic ladder
 
Brand: Expo Borse
 
Name: Highstep
 
Type/number of model: Telescopic Ladder 3.2 metres
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4036812150479
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Fingers can be trapped between the steps/rungs when releasing the locking mechanisms. The ladder stiles are not strong enough and could break during use. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Telescopic ladder 3.2 m, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0999/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Doll and pushchair
 
Brand: KARO
 
Name: My Lovely baby
 
Type/number of model: 2012B
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7460745268166
 
Risk: Chemical, Choking, Injuries
 
Small parts of the toy can easily detach (e.g. the handle of the doll's soother and the heart securing the handle). Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The battery cover is also easily removable, giving access to button batteries which could be swallowed by children and cause damage to the gastrointestinal tract or choking. Moreover, the safety lock of the pushchair is not sufficiently strong and can release if the pushchair is loaded, causing it to collapse. This may cause injuries to children playing with the toy and their fingers could be trapped between moving parts as it collapses. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1, EN 62115.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Doll and pushchair set in plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1001/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Push-along toy
 
Brand: PHU MERK-POL
 
Name: HAPPY STAR
 
Type/number of model: MPG36053
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5900368360530
 
Risk: Choking, Suffocation
 
Various small parts can detach. A child may put them in the mouth and choke on them. The packaging material is too thin and could cause suffocation if a child plays with it. 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: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Push-along toy in the form of a helicopter.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1007/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fun Car - High Toys Set
 
Type/number of model: 9282345/1047A
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5290509051558
 
Risk: Choking
 
The four plastic animal figures are small parts. The wheels of the toy can detach. A child could put the figures or the wheels 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: Plastic, battery-operated toy in the form of a van with dog face, flashing lights and sound effects. There are also four plastic animal figures. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1009/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Skipping rope
 
Brand: ANJANTO
 
Name: Skakanka kolorowe skręty / skipping rope
 
Type/number of model: PLU 236760
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5907551030492
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The skipping rope contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 36,7% 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: Colourful skipping rope.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1010/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: JOHNTOY
 
Name: Remote Control Playfull Puppy
 
Type/number of model: 27521 / WIC351549
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8711866 275212 / 15-148
 
Risk: Choking, Suffocation
 
The nose and the eyes of the toy can be easily detached. A child could put them 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: Soft toy dog in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1013/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy pram
 
Brand: One Six Eight
 
Name: Baby Carriage
 
Type/number of model: 1201OD63 / CS7826
 
Batch number/Barcode: 20140606 / 9912011500633
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The toy pram has only one locking device which does not automatically engage. There is consequently a risk of fingers getting trapped between moving parts if the pram collapses. 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: Toy pram for dolls, packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1014/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Educate the girl
 
Type/number of model: NO.08087 (on the collective packaging containing 12 dolls); 5B041-A-H-0720-002 (on the individual packagings)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2015172902005; 1501697467880
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 36% 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic mermaid dolls in different colours. 12 items are supplied in one collective packaging. The dolls are packed individually in a transparent plastic cylinder.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1015/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Merry
 
Type/number of model: No. G908
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic doll with long blond hair, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1016/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: My Baby
 
Type/number of model: Item No: R545/R543
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8335665455431
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic baby doll with nursing bottle. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1017/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic snake
 
Brand: BAOHUA TOYS
 
Name: Játék állat [Toy animal]
 
Type/number of model: 1-9203-837S7
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4792852720118
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The toy snake contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 8.9% 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Two green plastic, toy snakes in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1018/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy whistle
 
Brand: Fakopáncs
 
Name: Síp
 
Type/number of model: 971
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5999520237476
 
Risk: Choking
 
The antennae of the animal figure can be easily detached. A small child may put them 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic whistle with a wooden animal head on top; packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1028/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: BRIMAREX
 
Name: PLAYME - SOFT DOLL
 
Type/number of model: B627 (F17843)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5907791563903
 
Risk: Choking
 
The nose of the doll, as well as the buttons of the dress, can be easily detached. A child may put them 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: Soft, stuffed doll approximately 390 mm high. The eyes and mouth are embroidered and the nose is made of hard plastic covered with textile material. The doll is dressed in a dress with two buttons. No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1029/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Angel
 
Name: VOGUE Girl, VOGUE STYLE
 
Type/number of model: NO. 888-A; ITEM NO:TC140309
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8003080003093
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 13 % 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: Set of 2 plastic dolls, in different sizes (10 and 28 cm) with spare clothes on a hanger. Both dolls have blonde hair pulled back in a ponytail.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1030/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet the First - Girl and her Friends
 
Type/number of model: NO.JF880
 
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: B-B: BB16-10825, 6917984564746
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.6% 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: Plastic doll in a blue dress with gold stars and with pink shoes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1031/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: UNIQUE Model Fashion Vogue
 
Type/number of model: NO.ZY88288
 
Batch number/Barcode: On the labels: NGH8564499; EAN: 6991285644994
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 35% 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: Mermaid plastic doll sold in pink cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1032/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shun
 
Type/number of model: NO:3808
 
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: Item No: JR1408204 / EAN: 1408204004400
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 39.2 % 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: Plastic doll (about 10 cm tall) with 3 pieces of clothing, a pony and a silver wand, sold in a pink cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1034/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Novi stars (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: NO.N9
 
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: L3963-28 / 8603963240364
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16.9 % 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: Plastic doll about 24 cm tall, sold in blue cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1035/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet - My fashion style Special Style
 
Type/number of model: Item No: JR1408122; NO:8820
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8654188588820
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30.8 % 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: Plastic doll sold with 5 different pieces of clothing in pink cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1036/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MALEFICIENT (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Type/number of model: NO.1388
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6912345512558
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 30% 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: Plastic doll (about 32 cm tall) with black clothes and black hair sold in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1037/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Delicate Person Fish princess
 
Type/number of model: NO.: 1819
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6915468156845
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24.7% 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: Plastic mermaid dolls (about 15 cm tall) sold in a collective packaging containing 24 items. Each individual doll is also packed in plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1038/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: H2O Just add water (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Rikki Mermaid girl
 
Type/number of model: 03-2014
 
Batch number/Barcode: 177509-01976-00-010115.
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 36.9% in the head and 44.2% by weight in the fins). 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: Plastic mermaid doll (about 30 cm tall), with orange or pink fins, sold in plastic transparent packaging with a picture of mermaids.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1039/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: FASHION
 
Name: FROZEN - Elsa queen and princess Anne (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Type/number of model: NO.942
 
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: Panenky, L5080/5/1152, EAN: 8602795511529
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 23.2% 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: Plastic doll (approx. 15 cm tall) sold in a blue and pink box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1041/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sofia the First
 
Type/number of model: NO.SF-9
 
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: ITEM NO: SF-9K 8595573001570
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18% 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: 3 plastic dolls and a snowman sold in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0071/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Cot
 
Brand: Bopita
 
Name: Ledikant Finn
 
Type/number of model: 148011
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8712657019152
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The cot has four accessible protruding parts/snag points to which the garments of the child could get caught, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: White lacquered baby/children's cot. The components are packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg

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Alert number: A11/0073/16 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Inflatable armbands
 
Brand: Bestway
 
Name: Splash and play
 
Type/number of model: item number 32042
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch number BWSHE22403S 2014-11-20
 
Risk: Drowning
 
The strength of the seams is not sufficient and a chamber may start to leak after prolonged or repeated use. The deflation of the chamber may affect buoyancy, as well as the size of the product. Consequently, the product might not stay on the child's upper arms, posing a risk of drowning. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Swimming armbands decorated with pictures of dolphins, sold in plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0074/16 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Inflatable armbands
 
Brand: Proaqua
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 34-9428
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch 2015
 
Risk: Drowning
 
When the caps are not entirely pushed in, air can leak through the valves, possibly causing the armbands to deflate with a risk of drowning for the user. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Swimming armbands decorated with pictures of fish, sold in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Norway

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Alert number: A11/0072/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Actuel - Auchan
 
Name: 35 LED** Lampes fixes
 
Type/number of model: 797998; DF-LED-35S
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3 245676 049060
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
Parts of basic insulated wires are accessible. In case of damage to the wires, the live conductors of the wires could become accessible. 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: Lighting chain with 35 blue LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0115/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Fuel filter
 
Brand: Filtron
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: PP 847/6
 
Batch number/Barcode: 841/6FIL, 841/6WXA, 841/6WXE
 
Risk: Fire
 
The upper cap of the fuel filter can become loose. Fuel leakage from the fuel filter could cause a fire.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Fuel filter
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A11/0070/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Children's skeleton costume
 
Brand: CHANG HONG
 
Name: Esqueleto Infantil Costume
 
Type/number of model: Item No K007495/ NO.HSG6500
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8433865007495
 
Risk: Suffocation
 
The plastic bag is too thin and can cover the mouth and/or nose of a child causing suffocation. 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: Children's skeleton costume in two pieces. Presented for sale in a plastic bag with a card inside.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Other
 
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