Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 35 (Published on: 02/09/2016)

The risk description of the notification A12/0888/16 published on the report n. 29/2016 has been modified and updated upon request of the notifying authority.


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1084/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Gray Wash Dark
 
Type/number of model: Art No.: ST1056GWD , Ref: 7C05615C30100854
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: BK 120IMX40 , LOT SS205
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured value benzo(a)pyrene: 0.1 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 16.9 mg/kg). Benzo(a)pyrene is a carcinogenic PAH. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg. The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Tattoo ink in black plastic bottle with screw top and dosing tip, 29 ml.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1080/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ sweatshirt
 
Brand: VD FASHION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: TL-21
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstring in the hood of the sweatshirt may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Children’s sweatshirt intended for girls up to 7 years of age, with a drawstring in the hood. Sizes 110 and 116.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1077/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Clear N Smooth / Skin Lightening Cream
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 740939000039, Batch: 021214
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains 2.1% by weight of hydroquinone. Hydroquinone causes skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: White plastic jar with adhesive labels and plastic screw top, sealed with film.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/1088/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Deodorant
 
Brand: NATURA AMICA
 
Name: Deo Vapo Naturale
 
Type/number of model: Ref.: DEO 50403 (neutral deo), DEO 50700 (marine breeze deo), DEO 50500 (talcum deo).
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) above the permitted level. Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Deodorant in a cylindrical white plastic spray bottle with a translucent green plastic cap.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1082/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Electronic wristwatch and laser pointer
 
Brand: ZHX / ZHIHUIXINWANJU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: МВ: 13957944944, QQ: 1181939114
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful. The product is not correctly labelled. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. With regard to labelling, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: A set containing a children`s electronic wristwatch and a Class 3R laser pointer.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1078/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: KIA
 
Name: Carnival, Sedona
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from 15 June 2005 to 4 April 2014.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to corrosion, the safety catch for the bonnet might not work correctly. There is consequently a risk that the bonnet may open while the car is being driven.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1085/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Roof vent
 
Brand: Atwood
 
Name: Fantastic Vent
 
Type/number of model: Type: FTV 2250 and FTV 3350.
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicle parts in question were manufactured between December 2015 and July 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cover of the roof vent is incorrectly fastened. It could detach and fall into the road, endangering following vehicles.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Roof vent for motor vehicles.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1079/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Finger paints
 
Brand: Pébéo
 
Name: Je Peins avec les Doigts / I Paint with Fingers
 
Type/number of model: 636800 and 636802
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
There are small detachable parts (the tube caps). Young children 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Finger paints, 6 x 20 ml.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1081/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Our Favourite
 
Type/number of model: NO.536
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the small doll contains di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 22% by weight) and di(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.39% by weight). These phthalates 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 set including a big and a small doll with various accessories. The product is 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: A12/1086/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cleaning Tools / tisztító szett
 
Type/number of model: 665
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode (on a label) 8686860037619, Barcode (on product): 6958894806656
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 27% by weight) and di(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.16% by weight). These phthalates 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 cleaning set supplied in blister packaging. The packaging also shows inscriptions in Chinese language.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1087/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Pull-along toy
 
Brand: GLOBO / LEGNOLAND
 
Name: Trenino Ciuf Ciuf / Ciuff Ciuff Train
 
Type/number of model: LOT 9774; C.T. 01583
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8014966365853
 
Risk: Choking
 
Small parts can be easily detached from the toy. A small 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Pull-along wooden train consisting of a locomotive and two carriages with six building blocks. The toy is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Italy

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Alert number: A12/1096/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Baby Toys Happy
 
Type/number of model: 6469815
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2023000003107
 
Risk: Choking
 
The arms of the toy rattle protrude. A small child could put them in the mouth where they can get stuck and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Rattle toy in the shape of an animal made of a colourful plastic. The animal has arms and is holding a stick, on which there are colourful letters. Size 12 x 19 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 
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