Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 1 (Published on: 06/01/2017)

Information on identification of the products was added to notifications A12/1716/16 and A12/1717/16 published on report 51-2016 of 23.12.1016.
Notifications A12/1744/16, A12/1750/16 and A12/1751/16 have been temporarily withdrawn from report 51/2016 of 23/12/2016 following a request from the notifying authority for the revision of the risk assessment.


 
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Alert number: A12/1771/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: Noma
 
Name: Extending wood
 
Type/number of model: product code 062015 and 30042016; model name 31247A; type 93729
 
Batch number/Barcode: 0743724393729
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate and between the safety gate and the door frame/wall are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to 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: White/grey or natural coloured safety gate for children, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1781/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Babies' cot
 
Brand: Dizain baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Model “Toni”
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The presence of large openings and holes may lead to injuries of the child’s hand. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Babies’ cot.
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1782/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Babies' cot
 
Brand: Dizain baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Model “Simba”
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The sides of the cot are not sufficiently high: A child may climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Babies' cot made of chipboard and MDF (medium density fibre board), in white with drawers.
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1792/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: BABY COMFORT
 
Name: Pacifier Holder
 
Type/number of model: Item № 7009, Code 15888
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3800136402122
 
Risk: Cuts, Strangulation
 
The soother holder chain is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child. In addition, the product has sharp edges which may injure the child when using the soother holder. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Soother holder chain made of colourful plastic with various decorative elements (a fish and a bear) at the end with 3 ventilation holes. The product is in a blister packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1764/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Romper suit for babies
 
Brand: Calamaro
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Model: VIKING, colour 'marino'; ref. 32144
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8435355789201
 
Risk: Choking
 
The snap fasteners on the romper suit come off easily. Small children may put these small parts in the mouth, which may cause the child to choke on them. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Romper suit (white with blue stripes) for babies, supplied in a white cardboard box with a clear plastic window at the front. Sample size 6.
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1768/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: LILLAN
 
Name: Lillan mekko ('Lilian dress')
 
Type/number of model: Art. E16-L3008
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2010101011797
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The tulle of the underskirt contains excessive amounts of formaldehyde (1400 mg/kg). Formaldehyde can cause skin irritation when in contact with the skin and is carcinogenic. The product does not comply with national legislation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Blue dress with multi-coloured dots. The dress has two white underskirts and a waistband and buttons on the back. Sample size: 100-150.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1788/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Sweatshirt
 
Brand: Miss Mossa
 
Name: Kids Collection
 
Type/number of model: DZD ESM; 128 - 158 MIS
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 2099001911864, EAN: 2099001911871
 
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The sweatshirts have drawstrings with free ends in the area of the neck or on the bottom edge of the back. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Hooded sweatshirts for girls. Clothes sold in various colours and various sizes (128 - 158 cm).
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1789/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Sweatshirt
 
Brand: Red Down
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: DZC ESM 146 - 164
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 2099001825390, EAN: 2099001843127, EAN: 2099001843134, EAN: 2099002230094, EAN: 2099002230124
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The sweatshirts have drawstrings with free ends in the area of neck. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Hooded sweatshirts for children, in various colours and various sizes (146 - 164 cm).
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1791/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's dress
 
Brand: Mome Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cords and sashes attached to the dresses at the waist area are too long and could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Children's dresses in colours blue, peach and pink for age 8. Packaged in clear plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1773/16 
 
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Smoke detector
 
Brand: Haichen
 
Name: First Alert Smoke Alarm
 
Type/number of model: LX-222
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8 341790 000101
 
Risk: Fire
 
The smoke detector can be installed and fitted to the ceiling without a battery. This could lead to a fire not being detected before it spreads. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: White smoke detector in clear plastic and black cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1787/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Toothpaste
 
Brand: VICCO
 
Name: The Original Vicco Vajradanti Herbal Toothpaste
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8901288012001; Batch number: D41200691; Mfg 12/2014 - Best Before 11/2017
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the toothpaste is too high (measured value up to 187500 cfu/g), and mould and yeast has been detected (measured value 3000 cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Toothpaste in a white plastic tube 200 g, supplied in a white cardboard packaging with red lettering, mentioning ‘Export Pack’.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1766/16 
 
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Decorative candle
 
Brand: CISL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: ref. S.062/1-0400
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8429283104007
 
Risk: Choking
 
The candle, due to its characteristic form, colour and size may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily bitten off the product, especially by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Candle in the shape of a pear.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1786/16 
 
Category: Gas appliances and components
 
Product: Blowtorch
 
Brand: Topex
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 44E140
 
Batch number/Barcode: CN: 82056000
 
Risk: Burns
 
The fixing ring may slide off the casing which may cause improper attachment of the gas cartridge. Gas leaking as a consequence may ignite causing burns to the user.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Blowtorch using gas cartridges. Product can be used for workshop tasks, as well as for barbecue ignition.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/1783/16 
 
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ohrringe ('Earrings')
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 64842001751000000150
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value: 0.49 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Earrings made of shiny silver-coloured metal with pendants made of 9 embedded, rhinestones stones in various colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1794/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: XIONGWEI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
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.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Laser pointer in the shape of a gun.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1795/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: HIGH TECH MULTI STYLUS
 
Type/number of model: ITEM No 9623 and 9624
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
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.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Laser pointer with a pen, LED torch and UV detector. Inscription on the pointer: "BULGARIA".
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1769/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Work light
 
Brand: Herran
 
Name: Lámpara de Trabajo
 
Type/number of model: 6232289; 5M
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6923550232896
 
Risk: Burns, Fire
 
Nearby surfaces get too hot during normal operation of the light which could cause a fire or burns to the user. 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: Work light in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1784/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Lamp
 
Brand: Ante
 
Name: Energy Saving Lamp
 
Type/number of model: AT-58
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6942788399577
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Energy saving lamp, white light, E14, 220-240 V. Blister packaging with cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1765/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Pickup truck
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Navara
 
Type/number of model: NP300 (D23)
 
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 01/10/2015 and 16/06/2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The upper brake light on the hardtop may not light up when the engine is starting and the vehicle is about to move off.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Pickup truck
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1767/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: XSR700
 
Type/number of model: Type: RM11, RM12; EC type-approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00003, e13*168/2013*00004
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The insulation of the main power line may be damaged through wear. This may lead to a short circuit and to failure of the main electrical power supply.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1770/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: KTM
 
Name: Duke
 
Type/number of model: 690 DUKE/DUKE R MJ12-16
 
Batch number/Barcode: Model year 2012 onwards.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The wiring harness may come into contact with the ABS modulator. If the wiring harness is damaged there is the possibility of an electrical connection occurring between the ABS modulator and the vehicle chassis earth via the brake pipes. This could lead to the brake pipe overheating and eventually melting, which may lead to failure of a circuit of the braking system.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1790/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 2 Series Active Tourer, X1
 
Type/number of model: Type: F2AT, F1X EC-Type approval: e1*2007/46*1675, e1*2007/46*1676*
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The latch mechanism of the rear seat backrests might not have been welded properly. As a result, the rear seat backrest may fold inadvertently in an accident and increase the risk of personal injury.
 
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
 

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Alert number: A12/1793/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Maserati
 
Name: Quattroporte and Ghibli
 
Type/number of model: MY15
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 11 March and 14 May 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The front right and/or left wheel bearings may have insufficient hardness, resulting in their premature failure. Wheel bearing failure may adversely affect vehicle handling.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1676/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Laser pointer and toy ball
 
Brand: ZH
 
Name: Super Laser
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6 8485525 8513 56
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Set containing a small toy ball and a laser pointer.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1758/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Jewellery-making set
 
Brand: Grafix
 
Name: GL Style - Charm Jewellery Kit
 
Type/number of model: 104009
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6417959006382
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The charm in the shape of a fish contains cadmium (measured value 81% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: DIY jewellery making set for children, supplied in a white cardboard packaging with colourful stripes on the side and transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1759/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Kitchen play set
 
Brand: Rincón
 
Name: Cooking/ Kitchen
 
Type/number of model: 1.) Ref 3094 - nº 6HA58; 2.) Ref 3093 - nº S5552
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 8435331330946; 2.) 8435331330939
 
Risk: Choking
 
The orange-coloured fish and the knobs on the cooker, which can detach easily, are small parts. 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: Kitchen play set with some plastic utensils and plastic foodstuff. Packaging: blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1760/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Kitchen play set
 
Brand:  Wen Fang
 
Name: Tableware, Mini Toys
 
Type/number of model: 3131; No. 666-20
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8435331331318
 
Risk: Choking
 
The control knob of the toy cooker comes off easily, generating a small part that a small child could choke on. The product does not meet 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 cookery set in blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1761/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic educational toy
 
Brand: KAMYU
 
Name: 1.) Shape Sorter Vehicle; 2.) Shape Sorter Choochoo
 
Type/number of model: 1.) 81086; 2.) 86086
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 3400411044797; 2.) 3400411044896
 
Risk: Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts: Small children may put the small parts 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: Colourful plastic locomotive/lorry with holes and blocks that fit into the holes. Packaging: Cardboard boxes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1762/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wind-up toys
 
Brand: Lilemac
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: HS301694, HS302374 and HS339917
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
Small pieces detach easily from the toys (the tail of the dog, the head of the animal with the plane and the wheels of the fire engine). These small parts could be taken into the mouth by small children, causing them 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: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Wind-up toys in different shapes (animal in a plane and fire engine) and colours, sold in plastic balls in vending machines. The balls are packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1763/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy trumpet
 
Brand: COLOR BABY
 
Name: BAND GAME/ Dand
 
Type/number of model: ref. 37013 / Q045
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8412842370135
 
Risk: Choking
 
The mouthpiece breaks easily, generating small parts that might cause choking. 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: Red plastic trumpet with yellow mouthpiece and bell and green piston valves. It comes in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1774/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Premier Decorations
 
Name: 35cm Bead leg Gingerbread Shelf Sitter
 
Type/number of model: CTS-14; WL35-14; Cat.No. PL115481
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5 050882 254928
 
Risk: Choking
 
The legs of the toy can detach easily, releasing the beads. A child could put the beads in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Soft toy with attached label. Small beads are threaded on the legs of the toy.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1775/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Educational toy
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Blocks
 
Type/number of model: Item n°: ST-8812
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
The hands of the clock detach easily, generating small parts. A small child 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 bucket with building blocks inside. The top represents a clock with holes to introduce the adequate blocks.
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1776/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Boat
 
Brand: JOHNTOY
 
Name: Speed boat
 
Type/number of model: Item Number: 26925
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8711866269259
 
Risk: Environment
 
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder contains lead (measured value 35.7%). The product does not comply with the Directive 2011/65/EU (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: Battery operated (3x1,5V AA) plastic boat. Packaging: plastic and cardboard. On the cardboard is warning: Not suitable for children under 3 years due the danger of swallowing small parts; CE mark.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1777/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical box
 
Brand: Coppenrath - Die Spiegelburg
 
Name: Spieluhr-Dose BabyGlück
 
Type/number of model: Art. n° 11721
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4029753117212
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the crank on the musical box is too high (8.6 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Musical box made of brightly coloured coated metal, metal crank with plastic handle; loose, stapled label.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1779/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Doll / Plush toy
 
Brand: O'malley decorations
 
Name: Kerstkind ('Christmas child')
 
Type/number of model: 16500-413-10295, 03 30cm ASS
 
Batch number/Barcode: 2010000793138
 
Risk: Choking, Cuts
 
Small parts can easily come loose (the eye of the polar bear) and may be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. In addition, if the porcelain face breaks, children may be exposed to sharp points and edges and suffer cuts. 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: Soft plush toy in the shape of a polar bear with a porcelain baby face.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1780/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach toys set
 
Brand: GFTOYS
 
Name: BEACH TOYS
 
Type/number of model: ref. GF0530
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8433760705304
 
Risk: Choking
 
The mould shaped like a duck is a small part. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Multi-coloured toy truck with a number of beach toy tools (moulds, rake and spades). The product is sold in a net with cardboard label attached.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/1785/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: TOYS´R´US
 
Name: TRUE HEROES Archer Set
 
Type/number of model: ref. 09016-5F60B00
 
Batch number/Barcode: 803516049729
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups detach easily from the arrows. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth the cup may come loose and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Bow and four arrows attached to a cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0133/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: V-TAC
 
Name: LED Floodlight
 
Type/number of model: VT-4810 SKU:5722
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3800157605144
 
Risk: Fire
 
The conductors in the cable are too thin and could overheat. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: LED Floodlight in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia

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Alert number: A11/0134/16 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Elmo
 
Name: LED LAUKO PROZEKTORIUS
 
Type/number of model: 22785
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
Missing information in the user manual could lead to unsafe use. 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 floodlight in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0131/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy flute
 
Brand: AS
 
Name: Disney - MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE
 
Type/number of model: 6010-11132
 
Batch number/Barcode: 00815 / 5203068111328
 
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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Toy flute in blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk Type: Other
 
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