Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 51 (Published on: 23/12/2016)

Notification A12/0502/16, in Report-2016-017, has been downgraded to art 11 due to new assessment of the applicable standard and risk (A11/0130/16).
Notification A12/1677/16 has been withdrawn from Report-2016-050 following request of the notifying national authority.
The production dates in notifications A12/1571/16 and A12/1572/16, in Report-2016-048, have been updated following new information on the extension of the recall.


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
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Alert number: A12/1722/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Diversity Fashion
 
Name: Fashion
 
Type/number of model: No YX028A
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 31% 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: Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: Plastic doll, 30 cm tall, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1716/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: Baby Dan
 
Name: Danamic
 
Type/number of model: Article number : 51314-5490-01
 
Batch number/Barcode: 570548027933, Batch number 14-42 (production year 2014, week 42)
 
Risk: Choking
 
The button of the locking device detaches easily which may cause small children to choke if they put it in the mouth. The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 1930.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Pressure-mounted safety gate, sold in a cardboard packaging. Size: 73-80.5cm / 28.8"-31.6".
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland

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Alert number: A12/1717/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: Baby Dan
 
Name: Premier
 
Type/number of model: Article number : 60116-5690-09 Type : True Pressure fit black
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5705548027452, Batch number 1506 (production year 2015, week 06)
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The gate of the safety barrier is inadequate and can be opened too easily; a child could fall down the stairs, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 1930.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Pressure-mounted safety gate for children sold in cardboard packaging. Size 73.5-79.6cm/ 29"-31.3".
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1718/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: KidCo
 
Name: Angle Mount Safeway
 
Type/number of model: G4200
 
Batch number/Barcode: 78644102100; 0115
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The gaps between the safety gate and the wall or the door frame are too large and a crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties and even strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: White metal safety gate packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1743/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby carrier
 
Brand: Womar
 
Name: Baby carrier - Globetrotter
 
Type/number of model: N7 Zaffiro
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5902745020075
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The straps connecting the carrier to the torso of the user can easily become loose, with the risk of the child falling out of the carrier. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13209.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Baby carrier packed in plastic bag, with information about the product and a manual.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1748/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby carrier
 
Brand: Womar
 
Name: Baby carrier - Spring
 
Type/number of model: N13 Zaffiro
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5902745020419
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The straps connecting the carrier to the torso of the user can easily become loose and the locking clasp at the upper part can break, with the risk of the child falling out of the carrier. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13209.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Baby carrier packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1753/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: A-Safety
 
Name: Child safety gate
 
Type/number of model: APS 25 – 735 – 900 mm; product number AA32112-A; and AA32342-A
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7392719323420; W1544
 
Risk: Injuries, 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. In addition, the safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Metal safety gate supplied in a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1754/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: A-Safety/ JIPPIE'S
 
Name: Traphekje/child safety gate
 
Type/number of model: APS 25 1100-1500 mm; productnummer AA3211-142
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7392719321426; W1604
 
Risk: Injuries, 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. In addition, the safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Metal safety gate.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1757/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: Prénatal
 
Name: Prénatal traphek hout ('Wooden stairgate')
 
Type/number of model: Minerva 71-102 cm; typenummer: 2-201500705
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8717568073002
 
Risk: Injuries, 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. In addition, the safety gate has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation and it is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Wooden stair gate packed in a cardboard packaging
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1691/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s swimwear
 
Brand: QCDEF
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 1.) Item NO: 7118 – briefs 2.) Item NO 570 – boxer shorts
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of a 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: 1. Child's swimming trunks with pictures of a car or cartoon characters and with a cord in the waist area. 2. Child's swimming shorts with pictures of cars cartoon “MC QUEEN” and various inscriptions on the front as well as cords in the waist area.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1693/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s trousers
 
Brand: MINICE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords in the waist area and in the lower section of the trouser-legs may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing 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: Children’s short trousers with a purple and green checked pattern with thin silver threads and an inscription on the trouser-leg „GIRLS GREEN MINICE”. The trousers have cords in the waist area and at the end of the legs.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1694/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: WATCH ME
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The cords in the hood of the sweatshirt may become trapped during various activities of the child, causing a risk of 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 grey sweatshirt with hood and with an image of a bear with glasses on the front. Sample size: 4 years.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1697/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s shoes
 
Brand: Ipanema
 
Name: Summer Baby
 
Type/number of model: Item No. 81542, Model 20688 BLUE/YELLOW
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7909171203773
 
Risk: Choking
 
Small parts (the elephant’s ears) detach easily. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Shoes made of PVC for children up to 3 years of age. Decoration in the form of an elephant with ears.
Country of origin: Brazil
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1698/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s jacket
 
Brand: B-12 Baby twelve
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation or 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: Children’s black jacket with warm lining and a zip-fastener, two pockets, and an application of a bear and embroidered stars on the front side. There is a hood with drawstrings and cords at the lower end of the jacket (waist area). Sample size: S.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1699/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s clothing sets
 
Brand: MARHABA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 627, 534, 609
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The cords in the waist area of the trousers and the drawstrings in the hood of the jackets can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries or 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: Three types of children's clothing sets consisting of a jacket with hood and trousers, in different colours.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1714/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s shoes
 
Brand: FASHION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Article No. JY-18
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
The decorative bow can easily detach. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Shoes for girls up to 3 years, available in three colours (white, pink and fuchsia) with Velcro strap and a small decorative bow with rhinestones attached at the front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1725/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 383 / 14SC160003
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2220000082822
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords in the back and in the waist area can become trapped, causing 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: Light green bikini with red cords to be tied in the back and waist areas. Sample size: 13/14
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1726/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Katia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: XA13009 / 15SC160001
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2210000150799
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords to be tied in the back area can become trapped, causing 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: Light green and pink bikini with cords to be tied in the back area of the garment. Sample size: 7-8
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1727/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Miss Brum
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: C-34
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5290677056898
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords to be tied at the back of the bikini 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: Fuchsia bikini for girls. The two-part garment has cords to be tied at the back area of the garment. Sample size: 3/4 y.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1728/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's jacket
 
Brand: ARMATA MILITARE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: LF-0869
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5299900936532
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords to be tied at the lower back of the jacket 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: Black coloured jacket with zip-fastener and hood for children. The garment has functional cords at the lower end at the back. Sample size 146/152 (12y).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1730/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YES! DO KID'S (YES!DO)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: G99676; 13042 GIRL MAGIO
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5290677056898
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords to be tied at the back of the bikini 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: Turquoise bikini with multicoloured dots for girls. The two-part garment has cords to be tied at the back. Sample size: 2/3.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1731/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YD - Yes!Do Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: XS-5026 / 14SC160002
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2220000082761
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The cords to be tied at the back of the bikini and the halter neck cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or 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: Girls' bikini in light green and orange. The bikini is manufactured with halter neck cords and cords that are tied at the back of the garment. Sample size: 8.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1732/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: RAE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: A6220
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords can become trapped, causing 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: Multicoloured bikini with cords to be tied in the back area of the garment. Sample size: 12
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1733/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: FOX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: ART: KAS16-90702 STYLE: 996061
 
Batch number/Barcode: 996091100004
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The cords in the neck and back areas 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: Blue (navy) bikini with halter neck cords and cords to be tied in the back area of the garment. Sample size: 4 (100-108 cm)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1734/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: EBITA EBT
 
Name: Super Star
 
Type/number of model: EB16/3374
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The cords in the neck area can become trapped, possibly 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: Girls' clothing set consisting of a hooded sweatshirt and a pair of athletic pants. Sample size: 5
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1745/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Smile Yes - Best Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: CNA502
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The cords to be tied in the chest area of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a 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: Girls' clothing set consisting of a pink skirt, a white blouse and a pink bolero with cords with pompoms. Sample size: 12M.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1686/16 
 
Category: Communication and media equipment
 
Product: Personal music player
 
Brand: COWON
 
Name: PLENUE
 
Type/number of model: D; 32 GB
 
Batch number/Barcode: P016018001487 (series No) / EAN 880929018951 (gold colour), 880929018968 (silver colour)
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The continuous sound pressure level is too high, which may cause permanent hearing damage to the user of the personal music player. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62368.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Personal music player (MP3 player) in rectangular block form, mostly black with a gold or silver border. Sold in an up-market cardboard box with foam padding.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1747/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Foot cream
 
Brand: Русское поле
 
Name: Крем для ног [Foot cream]
 
Type/number of model: lot 437
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4607042070037
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measure value: 1,1x105 cfu/g), Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus, posing a risk of infection, particularly to damaged skin. 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: Importer, Retailer)
 
Description: Foot cream with barley oil packaged in a squeezeable plastic tube (75ml).
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1689/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: Omega
 
Name: TRAVEL POWER ADAPTOR + TRAVEL SCALE
 
Type/number of model: 931L
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5907595420839
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
Live parts of the socket are accessible. The earth connection may not work. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Travel plug adapter with weighing scale in blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1690/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric iron
 
Brand: AN NUO / Electrouti
 
Name: Dry Steam Iron
 
Type/number of model: AN-2001 / DI01
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6 181003 001233
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The electrical insulation is inadequate. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: White steam iron in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1696/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB charger
 
Brand: Powerful
 
Name: USB Power Adapter
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5712679589477
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings are not sufficient. Accessible parts could consequently become 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: USB charger, sold in a transparent package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1700/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: GTV
 
Name: TRAVEL UNIVERSAL ADAPTOR / UNIVERSAL POWER PLUG ADAPTER
 
Type/number of model: 931L; AE-TA1UNI-00
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5 901867 124517
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible. The plug pins which carry mains electrical current can become exposed during use of the product exposing the user to live parts. It is possible to insert devices which should be earthed into the socket-outlet part of the adapter but the earth circuit continuity is interrupted. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant international standard IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Travel plug adapter for use worldwide. Packaging: blue cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1739/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: FM-transmitter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: CZERF
 
Type/number of model: CZE-7C; Power supply: OEM model NR ADS 0202-U120167
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6959011545823
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The pins of the plug of the power supply are not insulated. The user could touch the pins during use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Black transmitter with power supply and audio/video cable.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1752/16 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: LCD alarm clock
 
Brand: LEXON
 
Name: FLIP
 
Type/number of model: LR130
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3660491119437
 
Risk: Environment
 
The tilt switch contains mercury (measured value: approx. 10 μL). The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Electronic alarm clock with flip function.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1720/16 
 
Category: Gas appliances and components
 
Product: Gas ring burners
 
Brand: Paella World
 
Name: Standardised Paella-Cooker
 
Type/number of model: Type: BAY-O 400; Article No. 1503
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4041571150318
 
Risk: Burns
 
The appliance is not fitted with a device to prevent release of unburned gas. Cross-lighting is not assured which can lead to unburned gas being released. The gas circuit has a leak near the venturi. The unburned gas released as a result of these defects can ignite and burst into flames. The gas cooker does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standards EN 203-1 and EN 497.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Two gas ring burners in a brown cardboard box.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1755/16 
 
Category: Hand tools
 
Product: Hammer
 
Brand: Work-It
 
Name: Rubber hammer
 
Type/number of model: 13660; 50mm
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8714892136601
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The handle contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) Chrysene (measured concentration 214 mg/kg). This PAH are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin or the mouth. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Rubber hammer, 50mm, with rubber handle.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, France

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Alert number: A12/1715/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: CYBERLIFE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: YM-2057
 
Batch number/Barcode: SIN: 2015805
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The product is not correctly labelled and lacks warnings. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling and warnings.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Laser pointer with a key-ring. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1729/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: WENZHOU XIONGHEI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: G-26
 
Batch number/Barcode: 0910566
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Laser pointer. Indicated on product: "Class III A Laser Product" and "Max Output < 5mW".
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1738/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: High Power Blue Laser Pointer
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful and could cause damage to sight.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Black laser pointer in an aluminium case with accessories. Measured laser output: 1800 mW.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1756/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: HIGH TECH MULTISTI STYLUS
 
Type/number of model: Item No 9623 and 9624
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The product is not correctly labelled and lacks warnings. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling and warnings.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Laser pointer with a pen, LED flashlight and UV detector. Inscription on the pointer: "BULGARIA". Collective packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1702/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 200 LED Decorative Lights
 
Type/number of model: YW-QL 200L
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5165000000001
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the casing of the controller is not sufficient. The casing could consequently break exposing live parts. 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 200 LED lights.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1707/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 180 LED LIGHT
 
Type/number of model: 180 LED
 
Batch number/Barcode: 9794102576037
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the rectifier unit. 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Lighting chain with 180 lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1708/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 MUSIC LIGHTS WITH MUSIC DEVICE
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The insulation of the lamp holders is inadequate. 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: Lighting chain with 100 replaceable miniature lamps. The product is equipped with electronics for sound effects. Packaging: colorful cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1719/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 1.2M X 1.6M/LED LIGHT
 
Type/number of model: 1.2MX1.6M LED
 
Batch number/Barcode: 9 794102 576105
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and the control unit. The insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the LEDs is inadequate. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. 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: Lighting chain with 144 non-replaceable white LED lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1724/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Watt & Veke
 
Name: Anemone light strand
 
Type/number of model: 16-6022LV38, 3111910
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7340044207281
 
Risk: Environment
 
The transparent plastic in the strand contains up to 0.7% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: A lighting chain with flowers made of textile and an adapter.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1688/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Wall lamp
 
Brand: ACE
 
Name: BAMBUSZ LÁMPA
 
Type/number of model: BDC-229/M
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The basic insulated wires are in contact with sharp metal parts. In case of damage, the live metal wires could become accessible. The cable is not equipped with a cable anchorage. The cable could consequently detach exposing live parts. Accessible metal parts are not earthed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard EN 60598.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Wall lamp with three E27 lamp holders and bamboo lampshades.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1701/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED light
 
Brand: OBEIS
 
Name: SEWING MACHINE LED LIGHT
 
Type/number of model: 1014; 820M
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6 897005 720163
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The basic insulated wires are in contact with accessible sharp metal parts. In case of damage to the wires, the live conductors could become accessible. The LED module has accessible live metal parts. The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The electrical insulation is inadequate. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: LED light intended for use with a sewing machine. The base of the light is magnetic and can be attached to the sewing machine. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1706/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Outdoor Light
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The earth conductor is not connected to accessible live metal parts. The cables are not properly secured against pulling and twisting and the wire ends can be pulled out easily. The PVC cables do not protect sufficiently against water penetration. As a result of these defects, the user could touch live parts during normal use. 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 a 20 cm long, double PVC insulated, 3-core mains lead with free wire ends for mains connection. The product is intended for outdoor use. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1713/16 
 
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Battery pack
 
Brand: iBike
 
Name: Rear Rack Battery
 
Type/number of model: KB3R11
 
Batch number/Barcode: Serial numbers starting with "287D729" and "287C718".
 
Risk: Fire
 
The liquid ingress protection is defective. This may allow water to come in contact with the battery mainboard and create a short-circuit leading to heating of the battery which may cause fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60529.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Battery pack for electric bicycle.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1687/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Clio
 
Type/number of model: Clio RS (X98); e2*2001/116*0327*73
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured on 9 October 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
It is possible that two of the four anchoring screws on the front seats of the vehicle may be missing. In the event of impact or hard braking there is a risk of the front-seat anchorages breaking.
 
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: Germany, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1742/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: GW250
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Produced from 06.12.2011 to 31.08.2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Water ingress into the brake switch harness may cause corrosion inside the brake switch. A short circuit could consequently occur in the internal circuit of the brake switch, leading to loss of headlights and rear and brake lights.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1692/16 
 
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Sunglasses
 
Brand: OK Sunglasses
 
Name: NAPSZEMÜVEG
 
Type/number of model: A78342
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5 999517 231012
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The transmission of UV light is too high. Consequently, the sunglasses do not protect the eyes sufficiently from the harmful effects of UV light. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Red-framed sunglasses with marking: “CAT.3 MAX UV Protection CE”. The product is sold with an attached cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1778/16 
 
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Fireworks
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Stjörnublys / Bengal flame
 
Type/number of model: 1008-F1-69246871 RSSP10-FLOKKUR 1
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6900021301015
 
Risk: Burns, Fire
 
The product may function incorrectly which may lead to burns of the user or fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: The box contains 12 bengal flames (fireworks). The total amount of NEC (Net Explosive Content) is 22.8g.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1695/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Magnetic fishing set
 
Brand: Yu Feng
 
Name: Fishing - Funny Game
 
Type/number of model: No. 20 (on the packaging); 1-2582-205 (on the label)
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4792828650845
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The small green crab attached to the fishing rod contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux and can become easily detached. If a child swallows this small green crab and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation. 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: Magnetic fishing game consisting of a plastic fishing rod with a magnet crab and three plastic fish with metallic pieces on their mouths.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1703/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: art. 5102
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4820065651025
 
Risk: Choking, Strangulation
 
The toy can easily break during play, generating small parts (clock's hand and one leg and a tail from the dog puzzle). Small children may take the small parts and put them in the mouth, causing them to choke. The string to pull the toy is too thin and too long; if it wraps around a child's neck, it could lead to strangulation. 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: Four-wheeled plastic toy made of hard plastic parts in different colours. There is a string with which the toy can be pulled. The toy has a puzzle on its back consisting of five parts (with a dog and clock inside) and is packed in a plastic net.
Country of origin: Ukraine
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Latvia

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Alert number: A12/1704/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: TARGET
 
Name: STORM
 
Type/number of model: Item no. WG168874
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4812501040326
 
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 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Toy gun made of black, orange and silver hard plastic, in a set with six yellow projectiles with orange suction cups.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1705/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: TARGET
 
Name: Bumblebee
 
Type/number of model: WG102613
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4812501040340
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups detach easily from the projectiles: when a child plays with the toy, it may put the projectiles into the mouth to wet the suction cup before shooting, which can detach and be swallowed by the child, causing it to 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Toy gun made of hard plastic in various colours, with 6 projectiles. The projectiles are made of soft plastic with orange suction cups fixed at the end. The toy is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1710/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic sword
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Light sword
 
Type/number of model: G045870
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4193725560082
 
Risk: Environment
 
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder of the printed circuit board and wires contains lead (measured value 12.9%) and bromine (measured value 5.7%). The product does not comply with the Directive 2011/65/EC (RoHS 2) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Plastic sword (handle: black and silver), electronic sound light, battery-operated (3xLR44). Packaging: cardboard and plastic.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1711/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: The Fashion Girl Series
 
Name: Girl Frozen - Anna & Elsa
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: no. 5516A
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25% 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: Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: Plastic dolls, about 45 cm tall, with music, supplied in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1712/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: II Frozen Fever
 
Type/number of model: No 8222A
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll and the snowman contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 32.4% 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: Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: Two dolls and a snowman supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1721/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Diversity Fashion
 
Name: Fashion store
 
Type/number of model: No 361
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 33% 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: Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: Plastic doll, 30 cm tall, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1723/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Diversity Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: no. 378a
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27% 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: Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: Plastic doll, 30 cm tall, and snowman, supplied in a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1735/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: B&G INTERNATIONAL
 
Name: Pistolet avec Chargeur ('Gun with magazine')
 
Type/number of model: reference 29039
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3588270029039 ; batch CF160002
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The tip can easily be separated from the rest of the bullet and the gun can still be used with such bullets. The kinetic energy released by the gun when using these bullets is too high and could cause injuries, particularly eye injuries. 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: Importer)
 
Description: Toy gun with magazine and 10 soft bullets, sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1736/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Inflatable beach ball
 
Brand: Bestway
 
Name: Tom and Jerry
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4002422078472
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic film of the ball contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 27.9 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Inflatable PVC beach ball, partially transparent, partially brightly printed, with the comic strip characters Tom and Jerry and the wording ‘Tom and Jerry’; packaging: blue and red plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1737/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: HAPPY HALLOWEEN
 
Name: Masque souple ('Flexible mask')
 
Type/number of model: Flexible mask 4809 - supplier’s references: WML04 and WML05.
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3760192615952; 160180
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The inside part of the mask contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22.9% 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Fancy-dress flexible mask representing a skull.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1740/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Frozen
 
Type/number of model: No. 847
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 44.9% 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 and plastic snowman packed in a cardboard box with transparent plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1741/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely Horse
 
Type/number of model: No. SM 8823
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the horses contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 13.6% 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: Two colourful plastic toys (horses) packed in a cardboard box with transparent plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1746/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden pull-along toy
 
Brand: HM Studio
 
Name: Tahačka želvy ('Accordion turtles')
 
Type/number of model: 16V59949, Batch No.: 0913VG
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8592525011675
 
Risk: Choking, Strangulation
 
The loops can easily be untied, releasing the red balls which are placed between the turtles. Small children could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. In addition, the cord is too long, which may cause strangulation if it wraps around the child's neck. 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: Wooden pull-along toy in the shape of three turtles. The product is sold in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1749/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Laughing toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Push me, I´ll laugh a lot
 
Type/number of model: No. NL 050/2015 / 288 PCS/CTN
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8590137900509
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The cover of the battery compartment can easily be opened without any tools and the batteries are accessible, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract if put in the mouth and swallowed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Textile bag with a laughing face; inside the bag, there is a plastic sound mechanism powered by button batteries.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0128/16 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Air Rifles
 
Brand: HATSAN
 
Name: AT44 & AT44-10 serie PCP Air Rifle
 
Type/number of model: AT44, AT44-10
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The air rifle has an inappropriate construction that can result in unintentional shooting without pulling the trigger if: - the cylinder is/becomes empty and the air rifle is still loaded with pellets; - the user releases the safety button of the air rifle; - the user shoots the rifle when the air cylinder is empty; - and, in this condition, if the user fills the cylinder with compressed air from a diver's bottle. One accident reported.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: AT44: A single shot, pre-charged, manual loading, pneumatic air rifle. It is available in cal.177 (4.5mm), cal.22 (5.5mm) and cal.25 (6.35mm). AT44-10: A 10-shot, pre-charged, manual loading, pneumatic air rifle. Rifles sold before 1 January 2016 are concerned by this notification unless the cylinder has been replaced.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0127/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED flood light
 
Brand: KOBI
 
Name: LED MH 10W
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5900605091968
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The cable anchorage is not secure and the cable can detach leaving live parts accessible. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: LED flood light in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0129/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Whitenergy
 
Name: LED Flood Lamp
 
Type/number of model: 08786
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5908214357673
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The cable anchorage is not secure and the cable can detach leaving live parts accessible. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: LED floodlight in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A11/0126/16 
 
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Babies' swimming neck-ring
 
Brand: Baby Swimmer
 
Name: Zwemband rond de hals ('Neck swimming ring')
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Drowning
 
When the stoppers of the valves are not correctly closed, the swim ring loses too much air (up to 55%) and buoyancy is not guaranteed leading to a risk of drowning. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Inflatable neck ring to help babies float. The product is sold in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0124/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy mobile telephone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Gallant Mobile
 
Type/number of model: art. 040-652
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4812501012521
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high. A child playing with the toy could suffer temporary 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Toy mobile telephone which produces sounds. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A12/1709/16 
 
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Full body harness
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kokovaljas
 
Type/number of model: 3503
 
Batch number/Barcode: 11/214-11/334, 12/001-12/240, 13/001-13/223, 14/001-14/195, 15/001-15/030
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Full body harness has an A-marking at both D-rings of the belt. A capital letter "A" should be at each fall arrest attachment element of the full body harness. The D-rings of the belt were not intended for arresting fall. Using these D-rings as attachment elements in a fall arrest system would cause severe or lethal injuries in the case of falling from a height. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks
 
Description: A full body harness with back attachment for fall arrest and belt for work positioning.
Country of origin: Finland
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 
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