Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 45 (Published on: 11/11/2016)


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1466/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Pram
 
Brand: Matpol
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Ibiza
 
Batch number/Barcode: Products manufactured between 2014 and 2016 are concerned
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The locking clasp of the protective straps can easily unlock and the child could fall out of the seat, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Combination pram consisting of a frame on which the pram or seat module may be installed. Both seat and pram are covered with textile material. The seat module is equipped with a protecting bar and shoulder and hip straps, connected with a plastic locking clasp. Intended for children up to 6 months (pram) or over 6 months of age (seated pushchair version).
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1472/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Child's safety gate
 
Brand: Wallmann
 
Name: FOCUS Borne-sikkerhedsgitter
 
Type/number of model: 03-20140112
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8717568070445
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Safety gate can be used for both stairways and doorways. Extendable 75- 114 cm.
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Iceland
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1444/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: Vogiatzoglou
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 631
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The cords to be tied as shoulder straps could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to 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 dress for young girls (size XS). The garment has white shoulder straps.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1446/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' jacket
 
Brand: ASPEN POLO CLUB
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: PC350429
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2100000130177
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The jacket has drawstrings with free ends in the hood which may become caught 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: Green coloured jacket with a hood with drawstrings, intended for boys aged 10.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1447/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YES!DO KID'S (YD)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: KL 111
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords with free ends to be tied at the back can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury. 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: Multi-coloured bikini for girls. The bikini has cords to be tied at the back area of the garment. Sample size: 8.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1455/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: BIRICIK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstring with free ends in the hood 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 with hood with drawstrings.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1456/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YILISI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The functional cords in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children. 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: Red bikini for girls with decorative rhinestones depicting palm trees. There are long cords to be tied in the neck and back area of the upper part and in the waist area of the lower part.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1457/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's swimwear
 
Brand: YONGYIDONG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: STYLE:15000
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities and thus may cause injuries to children. 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 swimwear in blue with dots and rhinestones depicting cherries; there are drawstrings in the waist area. Sample size: 4.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1458/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: VSHA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Art.No RT908-1
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The functional cords at the neck, back and waist area can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children. 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: Girls' bikini in green with printed inscriptions on the top. There are long cords to be tied in the neck and back area of the upper part and in the waist area of the lower part.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1459/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' swimwear
 
Brand: JABERNI CLASSIC SWIMWEAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Art. No B111
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the child and cause 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: Girls' pink swimwear with prints of roses and drawstrings in the waist area.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1460/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's T-shirt
 
Brand: Cichlid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Model Kodu C6Y03T220220016AD, Renk – SARI
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1385609370280
 
Risk: Choking
 
The small decorative stones can easily be detached and could be swallowed by a child, causing choking.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Children's pale yellow T-shirt decorated with printed stars, signs, 3 sewn buttons in different colours, small ribbons and rhinestones; Sample sizes 6-9 months, 9-12 months, 12-18 months.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1461/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s tracksuit
 
Brand: Good Children
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Art.№ YJ-37
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of the child and cause 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 tracksuit consisting of blue trousers and sweatshirt for children up to 7 years. The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the hood and an inscription on the front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1462/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: TS.SQM
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: SHAPE: 9025
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The functional cords in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children. 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: Colourful bikini with functional cords in the neck, back and waist area.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1470/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Fancy-dress hat
 
Brand: Fright Nite
 
Name: Witches Hat With Hair
 
Type/number of model: 4356
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5025066043568, 5054110003241, 5054110003258, 5054110003265,5054110003272
 
Risk: Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Black plastic Halloween fancy-dress hat with synthetic coloured hair attached. Available in orange, pink, green and purple. The cardboard packaging has a green and black striped design.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1471/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Fancy-dress hair extension
 
Brand: Fright Nite
 
Name: Clip On Hair Piece
 
Type/number of model: 148169
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5053834481694
 
Risk: Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
 
Description: 2 Pack clip-on hair extensions in assorted colours on a green and black striped cardboard hanger in clear plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1451/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Power inverter
 
Brand: ELOTO CONNEXION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: MRI 2013 US / Model 294
 
Batch number/Barcode: 15614 / 16443
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
Live parts are accessible as the socket outlet is not provided with shutters. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Power converter, 12 V to 220 V, 200 W.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1465/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Food waste disposer
 
Brand: Franke
 
Name: Turbo Plus
 
Type/number of model: TP-50, TP-75, TP-125
 
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between March 2015 and September 2015. CN code: 85098000; 134.0287.933; 134.0287.932; 134.0287.920.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
While using the device, the metal blades may break and detach, hitting the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Food waste disposer.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1452/16 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Bicycle / Bicycle frame
 
Brand: Specialized
 
Name: Venge ViAS Rim Brake
 
Type/number of model: Venge ViAS frames with rim brakes. This includes S-Works and Pro level frames sold as complete bikes and/or modules.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Model Year 2016
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The rear wheel can come out of the rear dropouts, which can cause fractures in the rear triangle. When this happens, there is a risk of injury as a rider may lose control and fall.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Bicycle / Bicycle frame
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, France, Ireland, Latvia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1464/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Flood light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED FLOOD LIGHT 20W
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 591666591888
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The cables are not properly secured against pulling and twisting and the wire ends can be pulled out easily. The electrical insulation is not adequate. 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: LED floodlight with free wire ends for mains connection, intended for indoor and outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1450/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
 
Name: Adam, Corsa
 
Type/number of model: Types: S-D; EC type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0379*27, e1*2001/116*0379*28 e1*2001/116*0379*30 e1*2001/116*0379*31
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between October 2014 and January 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Cracks in the steering box’s rack-and-pinion may lead to breakage and thus to steering failure.
 
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: Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1454/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Avensis, Corolla, Yaris
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
In the event that the front passenger air bag is deployed, the gas inflator may rupture projecting metal fragments.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1463/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Transit Connect and Tourneo Connect
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 04/10/2013 and 14/07/2014.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
There is a possibility of poor adhesion between the panoramic roof glass panel and the vehicle body. This could result in the glass panel separating from the vehicle, causing injury to other road users / pedestrians.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Van
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1435/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Clack Chost
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: JRS 16145
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2 567726 161456
 
Risk: Choking, Injuries
 
The small projectiles may be put into the mouth and swallowed by children. As they expand, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of children. 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Toy gun with projectiles (small water pellets) which expand. The gun has a range of 25 metres. The projectiles come in a container. The product is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1436/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toys
 
Brand: InteIBI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: HELICOPTER (ref. 696106390, HS0279224), AEROPLANES (ref. 696107590, HS0129179) and CAR (ref. 696105090, HS0291160).
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the toys (the wheels of the vehicles, the green figurine of the red car). Small children may put them 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Plastic toy helicopter, aeroplanes and car, supplied in a cardboard and blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1437/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Yang Kai
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: JRS16143
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2567726161432
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Toy gun with foam projectiles with suction cup. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1438/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Franga Toys
 
Name: ARCHER SHOOTING GAME
 
Type/number of model: model 2015-1B, ref. OR1424493, IEM-33954
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8499660033954
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Bow and arrow set. The arrows have suction cups. Packaging:cardboard back with a transparent plastic front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1439/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: FRANGA TOYS
 
Name: COMBAT POLICE
 
Type/number of model: model 6311-2B, ref. OR1116333, IEM-33909
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8499660033909
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Toy gun set, including two grenades and projectiles with suction cups. Packaging: cardboard back with a transparent plastic front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1440/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Spider-man
 
Type/number of model: 5197
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4115456465412
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. 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 green bow with a handle in the shape of a spider man figure, 3 yellow plastic arrows with red suction cups and a mask. They are packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1441/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Weapon
 
Type/number of model: 678
 
Batch number/Barcode: 9815467955135
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. 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 arrows set, consisting of a black bow, 3 grey plastic arrows with red suction cups, and a sword. They are packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1442/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super fashion - Shooter
 
Type/number of model: 578-9
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6974136814746
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cap could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cap. 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: Shooting play set consisting of a bow, three arrows and a toy shotgun. The arrows have suction cups. Cardboard blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1443/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Combat Police
 
Type/number of model: 7529 / 6899A
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5291040020973
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cap could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cap. 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: Shooting play set which includes a toy shotgun with three black projectiles with suction cups. Cardboard blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1445/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: BEN 10 Omniverse
 
Type/number of model: 7527
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5291040020966
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. 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 gun play set, consisting of two pistols, 6 yellow plastic arrows with red suction cups and a pair of hand cuffs. They are packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1448/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: MK Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: MKF870159
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. 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 gun supplied in a transparent plastic bag with 3 black arrows made of plastic with red suction cups.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1449/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guitar
 
Brand: KOS GROUP
 
Name: Little Electric Guitar
 
Type/number of model: No. 60058, HR/BIH/SRB/SLO No.43-262000
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 3850223432624
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The strap does not have a quick release mechanism which could lead to strangulation when worn around the neck. 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 plastic guitar with strap.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/1453/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Smart Phone
 
Type/number of model: No: 1089E / NMH7035
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 0042000070355
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high and can cause damage to hearing. 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Toy mobile phone in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1467/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Squeezable toy
 
Brand: HAPPY RANCH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: JZD - 15
 
Batch number/Barcode: 9402015092277
 
Risk: Choking
 
The small squeaking mechanism can easily come off from the plastic toy. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Grey squeezable donkey made of flexible plastic with a squeaking mechanism inside. Sticker label on the toy.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1468/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute Girl
 
Type/number of model: NO: 140235
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2014011402355
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 34.7% 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Plastic doll with accessories, supplied in blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1469/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Memon / He Shun Toys
 
Name: Set Polizia
 
Type/number of model: TY-190772
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical, Choking
 
The suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values >1% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. They also contain di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value 0.12% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children. Moreover, the suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles. If a child puts them in the mouth, these can 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Police play set with toy gun, projectiles with suction cups, handcuffs and a badge in a plastic blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0102/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy telephone
 
Brand: Long Stream
 
Name: Music cellular Phone
 
Type/number of model: CY1013A
 
Batch number/Barcode: 69050010100006
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high. If a child activates the toy very close to the ear for a long time it could cause partial permanent hearing loss or tinnitus. 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Toy telephone which produces various sounds when the buttons are pressed. Cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0103/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy trumpet
 
Brand: BONTEMPI
 
Name: Wind Instruments
 
Type/number of model: TR 3831.2
 
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 047663144436, Batch no : 131T
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The sound created by the toy is too loud, resulting in temporary impairment of hearing. 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: Retailer)
 
Description: Toy trumpet supplied in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk Type: Other
 
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