Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 36 (Published on: 09/09/2016)

At the request of the notifying authority, notification A12/1002/16 in report 2016-033 has been updated with information to improve identification of the product concerned. The country of origin has also been corrected.
The brand and the number of accidents related to Notification A12/0888/16 published on report 2016-29 have been modified at the request of the notifying authority.


 
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Alert number: A12/1103/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: High chair
 
Brand: Timgro
 
Name: YORK HICHAIR
 
Type/number of model: Article No.: 72000292
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and could easily tip over backwards, causing injuries to the child. In addition, there are accessible gaps between the lock and the leg of the high chair: this may cause injuries due to entrapment of fingers between moving parts. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Wooden folding high chair with adjustable seat, and equipped with seat and back cushions. The high chair is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1107/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate
 
Brand: CHILD Wood
 
Name: OPTIMO
 
Type/number of model: Model: White Ref.: VHOOW.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode :5420007132439. , Batch 15000008
 
Risk: Entrapment
 
The gaps between bars are too large, a child may get its head through the bars and be stuck between them. This could lead to respiratory difficulties. The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 1930.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Safety gate with wall pressure cups, made of wood and painted white, adjustable opening (78.5 cm to 83.5 cm).
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1095/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Swimming trunks
 
Brand: MORENO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: SB 091
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8590717431508
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long and may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Boys' swimming trunks, size: 152.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1104/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ boots
 
Brand: Goll
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: EL9275
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1000002686072
 
Risk: Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones and flowers can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Red boots with velcro for young girls. The shoes are decorated with rhinestones and sewn or riveted flowers. Packaging: cardboard box. Sample size: 21.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1089/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Toothpaste
 
Brand: VICCO
 
Name: Dentifrice Ayurvedique Aux 20 Plantes (Ayurvedic toothpaste made from 20 plants)
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 8901288210858, Batch: N60106321 Manufacture date: 01/16
 
Risk: Chemical, Microbiological
 
The toothpaste contains phenol (measured value: 200 mg/kg), which is an irritant. Moreover the total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria is too high, which may lead to infections. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Toothpaste in white, plastic tube with a screw cap supplied in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1100/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hot plate
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hot Plate Electric Cooking
 
Type/number of model: RY.SGR-01
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6895456004627
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The casing can be easily opened, without the use of tools. Users therefore have access to live parts and could receive an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Electric hot plate with one ring. Technical specifications: AC 220V~230V:50-60H; 1000W.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1091/16 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Self-inflating lounge chairs
 
Brand: PARACHUTE-ka
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Model „Classic”
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Drowning
 
The marking and instructions in the national language are not sufficient, in particular the warnings on not using the product in water, which may cause children to misuse it and drown.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Self-inflating lounge chair intended for outdoor use, with a pocket for bottles, and two other pockets, weight: 1.25 kg. The product is supplied in a bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1097/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Chain
 
Brand: BEL'AMOUR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Style 270168
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2 701686 000022
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The migration of nickel from the chain is too high (measured value: 12 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: Golden coloured chain
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1098/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Rosary beads
 
Brand: K&Us
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 1618016
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Environment
 
The metal parts of the crucifix contain mercury (measured values up to 91.4 mg/kg). Mercury is one of the most hazardous environmental toxins and is a threat to the environment and, through the environment, to human health. The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Black rosary beads with crucifix.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1101/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Montini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 52203791
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7300000374228
 
Risk: Chemical, Environment
 
The rhinestones in the heart pendant contain lead (measured value 1.04 %). Exposure to lead is harmful to human health and hazardous to the environment. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Silver necklace with a large metal heart pendant with rhinestones.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1099/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorhome
 
Brand: Knaus Tabbert
 
Name: Knaus Sky / Knaus Sun / Knaus Van
 
Type/number of model: Models: Knaus Sky i, Knaus Sky i Plus, Knaus Sky Traveller, Knaus Sky Wave, Knaus Sky TI, Knaus Sun i, Knaus Sun TI, Knaus Van i and Knaus Van TI , Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0804*04, e1*2007/46*0725*04, e1*2007/46*0770*05, e1*2007/46*0768*05, e1*2007/46*0769*04., Types: K250/5, K250/4, K250/3, K250/1, K250/2.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2016 are affected.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Inadequate bonding of the window in the door can lead to the loss of the window while driving.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Motorhome.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1106/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: Qtech / Jix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: A5005 , Type Approval 1679
 
Batch number/Barcode: E9-05.1679/P
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE regulation No. 22.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Full face motorbike helmet with twin/sun visor. Sizes XL, L, M, S, XS. Colours: matt silver, matt black, white, black, yellow, black graphic, white graphic.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1090/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely Pretty Angels
 
Type/number of model: NO.LY-1911
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30.1% 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
 
Description: Plastic doll with wings, and pink plastic flower, supplied in cardboard and blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Hungary

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Alert number: A12/1092/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Girl Pretty
 
Type/number of model: No. 201201 and 201201C
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5998230764388
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 34% 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: Red haired plastic doll with a comb and shoes 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: A12/1093/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Refill for soap bubble toy
 
Brand: TEDI
 
Name: FUN Planet, Bellenblaas,
 
Type/number of model: DNP68
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 85131001241 00000030
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 1305000 cfu/ml). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Yellow bottle containing a bubble solution, with a white label on the packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1094/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soap bubble toy with glove
 
Brand: Toi-Toys
 
Name: Magic Bubbles
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8714627612301 Batch number 110773
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 735000 cfu/ml). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Toy containing a bottle with soap liquid and a glove. Packaged in a plastic and cardboard blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1105/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautiful MERMAIDS
 
Type/number of model: 1-19202-8032-A3, No: 8032
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4792151013072
 
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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Battery-powered mermaid doll with accessories (mirror, hair brush and handbag), supplied in blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1108/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Magnetic darts set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dart Game
 
Type/number of model: NO:1211
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8010004000694
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The toy contains small magnets with a high magnetic flux which can be easily detached. If a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation. In addition, children may put them into the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: The set consists of a dartboard and six plastic arrows with magnetic caps. Packaging: blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0079/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: Toi-Toys
 
Name: Bubbles
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8714627 618525 Batch number 814081
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity: 67000 cfu/ml). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: 37 cm bubble stick, 120 ml bubble liquid inside. Stick sold in plastic and cardboard blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Other
 
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