Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 42 (Published on: 21/10/2016)


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1322/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' jacket
 
Brand: ASPEN POLO CLUB
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: PC350429
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2100000130115
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child and a loop can be created, 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: White coloured jacket with a hood for 7 year old boys. The hood has drawstrings.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1324/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Sleeveless boys' jacket
 
Brand: YOUNG VERSACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: YVMGB120
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2100000139972; 8052043102533
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child and a loop can be created, causing strangulation to the child. 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: Sleveless jacket in dark brown and black, made of polyester material and intended for 8 year old boys. It has a yellow zipper, pockets and a hood with green "YOUNG VERSACE" lining and elastic drawstrings with toggle.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Italy

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Alert number: A12/1326/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' clothing set
 
Brand: Legendary RIDERS CAVALIERI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 6267265.552.2A
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5290561821687
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt. The drawstrings could 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: Boys' clothing set consisting of a red coloured hooded sweatshirt and grey coloured trousers. The sweatshirt has drawstrings at the hood. Size 2 years.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1327/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: LEONADO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: ART: 16204
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5873415752049
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the garment can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. 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: Pink and yellow bikini for girls of 8/9 years. It has cords to be tied at the back area of the garment.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1328/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' clothing set
 
Brand: Franky Village - INDEPENDT/ Mikellides Sports
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: DLH-6601
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child and a loop can be created, causing strangulation to the child. 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: Boys' clothing set consisting of a dark blue coloured hooded sweatshirt and same colored trousers. The hood has yellow coloured drawstrings. Sample size 12 years.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1353/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather hat
 
Brand: Rydale
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 10H23D M
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the decorative element of the hat is too high (measured value 10 mg/kg). Chromium VI is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
 
Description: Australian style leather hat with decorative braided cord around the base.
Country of origin: Australia
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1323/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Heater
 
Brand: Equation
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: SN209296 01 100715 00 155204 / BW609
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3276005550278
 
Risk: Fire
 
Parts of the heater are flammable and could catch fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Electric halogen heater supplied in a cardboard package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1335/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Heater
 
Brand: NOVOMIR 500
 
Name: Poster Calefactor
 
Type/number of model: Unom-220v, Pnom-500w, IPXI
 
Batch number/Barcode: 0837655131304
 
Risk: Fire
 
The heater has no means of limiting the temperature. If the heater is folded over a surface, it can overheat causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Poster, with various motifs, incorporating an electric heater. The packaging is a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1337/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Charger
 
Brand: Powerstar
 
Name: Mini 3 in 1 Charger Set / USB AC Adapter
 
Type/number of model: WT-PS13, GW-ZG050100LUC
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4051707152444
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is insufficient. The user could consequently get an electric shock from the live connector of the DC output. 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: Retailer)
 
Description: USB charger for mobile phones and similar equipment.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1345/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB charger
 
Brand: Leishen
 
Name: 4-port USB Charging Hub
 
Type/number of model: SP-880
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The short insulation distances between live parts and touchable parts could result in touchable parts becoming live. 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
 
Description: USB power supply / charger supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1348/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Leather bracelet
 
Brand: Oxxo design
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 746BS
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7340127223214
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The leather contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine benzidine (measured value 454 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, this aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Black leather braclet with an old silver plating plate covered with rhinestones.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1349/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Oxxo design
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 781NS
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7340127223870
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The rhinestone in the necklace contains lead (measured value up to 40.1 % by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Necklace with a round pendant in old silver and a rhinestone. Printed on the plate is "Good Enough".
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1352/16 
 
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product: Portable barbecue grill
 
Brand: Supergrill
 
Name: Weekend grill
 
Type/number of model: SUP 720N
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5904842117207
 
Risk: Burns, Fire
 
Because of insufficient depth of the grill pit, burning parts of fuel (charcoal) can easily fall out of the barbecue grill, causing fire or burns to users or children near the barbecue. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1860-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Round portable grill with a tripod stand, a chromed grill (diameter: 32,5 cm), grill pit made of enamelled steel (45 mm deep) and equipped with fairing. Total height: 43 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1347/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Light
 
Brand: Civic
 
Name: Elio
 
Type/number of model: JUC.02361158.05
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The product is not earthed and has the wrong - uninsulated - power supply. In the event of failure of the internal insulation, the housing could consequently become live causing an electric shock if the user touched it. 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 (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: LED wall or ceiling llight.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1351/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Light
 
Brand: Civic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: JED.280157.05
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The product is not earthed and has the wrong - uninsulated - power supply. In the event of failure of the internal insulation, the housing could consequently become live causing an electric shock if the user touched it. 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 (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: LED light
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1330/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X3, X4, X5, X6
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0512*, e1*2007/46*0454*, e1*2007/46*0421*, e1*2007/46*0412*; Types: X3, X5, X6, X-N1.
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were produced between 7 May 2014 and 18 November 2014.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The housing of the driver's airbag inflator may have been incorrectly welded. In the event of an accident involving airbag deployment, the inflator may rupture. This might lead to metal fragments passing through the airbag and causing injury to the vehicle occupants.
 
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: United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1340/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Pickup truck
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: RAM
 
Type/number of model:  DR)
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 1 January 2002 and 25 July 2003.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
When deployed, the passenger airbag may release metal fragments which could injure vehicle occupants.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Pickup truck
Country of origin: United States
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: A12/1341/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Passat, Jetta, Beetle, Golf
 
Type/number of model: Type: 3C, Passat, EC type-approval e1*2001/116*0307* Type 16, Jetta/ Beetle, EC type-approval e1*2007/46*0539* Type AU, Golf, EC type-approval e1*2007/46*0623 Type A3, Passat NMS (individual approval).
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 31 October 2015 and 1 December 2015 with 1.8 l/2.0 l TFSI engine.
 
Risk: Fire
 
The fuel rail in the engine may leak which could lead to a fire.
 
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: Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1342/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 308
 
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0405*11
 
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 30/11/2015 and 08/12/2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
There may be poor adhesion of the back spoiler on the boot lid. The spoiler could consequently fall.
 
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, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1343/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Espace, Scenic
 
Type/number of model: Espace V : e2*2007/46*0470 ext. 00 to 03 Scenic III : e2*2001/116*0379 ext. 00 to 43.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured until 25.5.2016
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The rear screws on the front seat runners were not tightened. In the event of an accident or sudden braking, the front seats may tip forwards owing to the poor attachment or breakage of the seat runner's fittings.
 
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, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1344/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Megane
 
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0546*02
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2016 and 11/02/2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Fixing screws on the rear seat may not be strong enough. The rear seat backrest may consequently detach in the event of a sudden deceleration or impact.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1346/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type/number of model: Type: VB
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 1 August 2006 and 23 April 2009.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
A fault in the gas generator of the front passenger airbag causes uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Van
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1350/16 
 
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Protective helmet
 
Brand: SINGER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: model: FORCE
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3/16 – year: 2016
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The helmet does not provide proper protection due to insufficient shock absorbing capacity and penetration resistance. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant standard EN 397.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: White helmet to protect on private or professional building sites.
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1325/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic bath toy
 
Brand: Xinhaiao / JUMBO
 
Name: Water Toys
 
Type/number of model: 2024-2
 
Batch number/Barcode: 0457444000033/ 20151230
 
Risk: Choking
 
The small duck can easily detach from the toy, generating a small part. A small child may put it 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: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
 
Description: Plastic bath toy in the shape of a duck that moves by pulling the small duck attached to the big duck by a string.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1329/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Whistle
 
Brand: Play Go
 
Name: Whistle
 
Type/number of model: CM 14-0360 / 4145
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4892401041456
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. 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 whistle in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1331/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Magnetic fishing game
 
Brand: ATOSA
 
Name: AQUA SUMMER
 
Type/number of model: model 5501-26, ref. MA7468, code 13540
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8422259135401
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The toy contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux that can easily become detached. If a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation. 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
 
Description: Magnetic fishing game with rod and four ducks. The product is packaged in a sealed cardboard blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1332/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: fantástiko
 
Name: FUNNY OCTOPUS
 
Type/number of model: model nº 65151, ref. 84119 (lot 03/2015)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8424345841197
 
Risk: Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, giving access to the internal wires and cables and generating small parts that a child could put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive or European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Toy octopus with light and sound mechanism, operated by batteries that are included. It is packaged in a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1333/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Cap gun
 
Brand: YT
 
Name: 45 COLT SPECIAL
 
Type/number of model: 2071M
 
Batch number/Barcode: 0457402000037
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The peak sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. 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 cap gun packed in a plastic blister package on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1334/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Cap gun
 
Brand: YT
 
Name: Super Cap Pistol
 
Type/number of model: 2080BN
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8422562023778
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The peak sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. 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, die-cast metal cap gun packed in a plastic blister package on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1336/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Cap rifle
 
Brand: SC
 
Name: Rapid Fire - 8
 
Type/number of model: 2060B
 
Batch number/Barcode: 0457386000030
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The peak sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. 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, die-cast cap rifle. Presented on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1338/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guitar
 
Brand: Baby toys
 
Name: Chitarra Musicale
 
Type/number of model: 60233
 
Batch number/Barcode: 12121237, EAN 8017967602330
 
Risk: Choking, Strangulation, Suffocation
 
The cord intended to go around the neck does not have a quick release mechanism which could lead to strangulation. A small plastic label on the toy can detach easily and could cause choking. The plastic of the plastic bag is too thin which could lead to suffocation if a child plays with the plastic bag. 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 (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Battery operated toy guitar with a cord intended to go around the neck. Supplied in cardboard box with a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1339/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Bow & Arrow Set
 
Type/number of model: ws306183
 
Batch number/Barcode: #2015.09.15 / 0405700000037
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cup of the arrow can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup can detach, leaving the airways obstructed by 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Bow and arrow set consisting of a light yellow bow with black shaft, 3 red arrows made of non flexible plastic with black suction cups, a knife, a brown quiver.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0094/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Trillo
 
Type/number of model: 8801
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8006708088014
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. 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 toy rattle.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0095/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Water pistol
 
Brand: fantástiko
 
Name: GUN SUPER
 
Type/number of model: model No 3325, ref. 32004, batch 02/2014
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8424345320043
 
Risk: Suffocation
 
The plastic bag of the packaging 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: Yellow and green water pistol, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1321/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros
 
Type/number of model: EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0774, e1*2007/46*0775 Types: 930.24, 934.24.
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 3 December 2014 and 29 April 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
When driving, the rotation of the drive shaft may lead to thermal stress on the universal joint bearing pin. As a result, the mounting bush or journal cross may come loose. Moreover, the drive shaft weld could fail. A complete failure of the weld would break the drive shaft and consequently damage or destroy air hoses, cables, etc. In both cases parts may drop into traffic.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
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