Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 10 (Published on: 11/03/2016)

Notification A12/1704/15 in Web Report 51-2015 has been modified further to additional information on the risk (NEW number: A11/0025/16).


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0305/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Glue for false nails
 
Brand: CHL Bond
 
Name: Nail Glue
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains chloroform (measured value 9.5% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border
 
Description: Glue for false nails supplied in a small white plastic container with a yellow label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0290/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Wooden cot
 
Brand: Baby Italia
 
Name: Dalia
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Entrapment
 
The gaps between the bars at the base of the cot are too large. While playing a child could put the head through the bars and become trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Wooden cot for babies supplied in cardboard box.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0291/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Travel cot
 
Brand: Chipolino
 
Name: Baby Max
 
Type/number of model: Sienna
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
There is an accessible gap between the changing unit and the cot. A child may fall in this gap, the head would become trapped and this may lead to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12221.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
 
Description: Travel cot with changing unit, supplied in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria

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Alert number: A12/0312/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children’s travel cot
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Code: 1080656, Item No.: P9020
 
Batch number/Barcode: 0298254000031
 
Risk: Choking, Strangulation, Suffocation
 
The zip pullers can easily detach. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the base of the bed (mattress) folds too easily and there is a pocket on the outside of the cot. A small child could pull the base up and get trapped underneath or introduce its head in the outside pocket of the cot and get trapped, leading to suffocation. The string located inside the changing unit is too long, posing a risk of strangulation. In addition, there are gaps and openings between the sides and the changing unit of the cot. The small child can put its finger inside and get trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1/2.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Blue, green and red children’s travel cot with two wheels, changing unit and mosquito net with hanging toys. The sides of the cot are decorated with the pictures of 3 sheep. There is a pocket on the outside. The cot can be converted to rocking. The product is packed in a white cardboard box. In the package there is also a playing mat.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/0314/16 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children’s travel cot
 
Brand: JUST BABY
 
Name: BabyPlaypen
 
Type/number of model: Snooze; Item No.: jb_8040
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Suffocation
 
The plastic base of the bed (the mattress) folds too easily; a small child could pull it up and get trapped underneath, with the risk of suffocation. Moreover, a child could introduce its head in the outside pocket of the cot and get trapped, leading to suffocation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-2.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Blue, green and orange children’s travel cot with two wheels and bassinet. The sides of the cot and the bassinet are decorated with the pictures of a boy and a dog. There is also a pocket on the outside. The product is packed in a brown cardboard box with dimensions: 21x21x78 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0287/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: Maikawi Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The long sashes in the waist area hang below the hem of the garment when untied: a child may get trapped and suffer injuries. 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: Retailer)
 
Description: White girls' dress with a decorative red flower, size: 6.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0289/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Women's shoes
 
Brand: ril's
 
Name: Jennifer
 
Type/number of model: Art. 5W32-9TK180-PU4990Z
 
Batch number/Barcode:  6413691476469
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the inner leather of the shoes is too high (measured values up to 13 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
 
Description: Women's black leather shoes, size 38. The lining and the inner sole are made of light brown leather. A heart shaped pendant in gold colour with decorative stones is hanging from the clasp.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0301/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' sandals
 
Brand: PABLOSKY
 
Name: ALBARCA FLORES
 
Type/number of model: 026106, Blanco/Rosa
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Choking
 
The decorative flowers come off easily. A child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Girls’ sandals with Velcro strap and decorative flowers. On the inside there is a picture of a flower. Plastic sole. Packaged in a red cardboard box with a black, green and red lid. Sample's size 21.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus, Greece, Latvia

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Alert number: A12/0302/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' sandals
 
Brand: GIOSEPPO KIDS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: AZAHARA, ref. 26104-20
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8432851027226
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 6.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Salmon-pink sandals with two gold-coloured straps across the instep. Velcro fastening. Size 26. The sandals are presented in a dark-red box with a brown lid.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus, France, Greece

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Alert number: A12/0304/16 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s trousers
 
Brand: GUAN DA YUAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 1. model: F-107 2. model: F21-396
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The unattached drawstrings in the waist area 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Leisure trousers for children. 1. model: The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with inscriptions: "US” „MERSHALL” „Athletic Dept”. Size: 140-164 2. model: The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with knotted ends. The trousers are decorated with an inscription: "ATHLETICDPT". The product is available in different colours. Size: 146,152,158,164,170
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0306/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Eye shadow
 
Brand: PQND'S
 
Name: 18 COLORS EYESHADOW
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6281006422186; Batch number : F2218PO
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains isobutylparaben and isopropylparaben, as indicated in the list of ingredients on the packaging. These parabens have a potential endocrine disrupting activity. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Eye shadow (18 different colours) supplied in a red plastic box. Isobutylparaben and isopropylparaben are included in the list of ingredients on the packaging.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Romania
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0307/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hand cream
 
Brand: Simply Care
 
Name: KÉZKRÉM ('Hand cream')
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5997788115888; Date of validity 13.07.2016
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The product contains isobutylparaben, as indicated in the list of ingredients on the packaging. This paraben has a potential endocrine disrupting activity. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Hand cream supplied in a 100 ml tube made of white and orange plastic. Isobutylparaben is included in the list of ingredients on the packaging.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Romania
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0313/16 
 
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Talcum powder
 
Brand: Cotton Tree
 
Name: 1) Talcum Powder Scented Rose; 2) Talcum Powder Cool Breeze
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 5050375087507153; batch n° Mfg.Dt.05/2014, 2) 5050375087538; batch n° 097.Mfg.Dt.03/2014
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The product contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measure value up to 6300 cfu/g). The contamination can cause eye irritation and inflammation of the conjunctiva. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Talcum powder with two different scents, supplied in a 368g blue or pink plastic pack with rotatable perforated dispenser cap and peel-off adhesive cover.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0303/16 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pen
 
Brand: MAKRO PAPER
 
Name: LaserPen
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8426307317740
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam in the pen is too powerful and the product is not correctly labelled. 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: Pen with a laser pointer and a torch function; it has two buttons on its upper part. The product comes in a plastic pen case and inside a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0298/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: FE STAR
 
Name: 50 Luci Pallina Led
 
Type/number of model: lot 14071
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8033113339554
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The cable is too thin and not sufficiently resistant, meaning that it could deteriorate, leaving the live conductors accessible which the user could touch. 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 packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0299/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: EUROPA ORIENTAL
 
Name: SERIE NAVIDENA
 
Type/number of model: 144L, ref. 60245, type WT-LED-144
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6882012302457
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The user may access live parts because the cover of the flashing unit is not tightly secured and the cable detaches easily. 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 packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0311/16 
 
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: DOLCE CASA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 140 LED
 
Batch number/Barcode: 851680090268
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The user may access live parts because the cable detaches easily if it is pulled. 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, 140 LEDs, for indoor and outdoor use, packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0282/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Chevrolet
 
Name: Aveo
 
Type/number of model: Type: CHIV; KL1T EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0270*02 - *16; e50*2007/46*0087*04
 
Batch number/Barcode: The recall only affects vehicles with a fuel pump seal fitted as a service part. Vehicles produced between 5 April 2011 and 21 January 2015.
 
Risk: Fire
 
The fuel pump seal may be defective. In the event of rollover of the vehicle, this could lead to fuel leaking and a vehicle fire.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Greece, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0283/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-class, Vito
 
Type/number of model: Type: 447; EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458*, e1*2007/46*0459*
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2014 and 2015 are affected.
 
Risk: Asphyxiation, Fire
 
A cut-out in the vehicle floor may be missing meaning that the tail pipe of the warm-air auxiliary heating has not been fitted correctly. Exhaust gases from the auxiliary heating may consequently not be evacuated correctly and might to some extent penetrate the vehicle interior leading to a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning of the passengers. There is also a risk of the underbody panelling catching fire.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0284/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-class, B-class, CLA, CLS, GLA, SLK, C-class, E-class
 
Type/number of model: Type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0470*15 ff, e1*2007/46*0548*09 ff, e1*2001/116*0431*37 ff, e1*2001/116*0457*30 ff, e1*2001/116*0502*21 ff, e1*2001/116*0501*23 ff, e1*2007/46*0200*25 ff, e1*2007/46*0485*15 ff; types: 245G, 172, 204, 204K, 207, 212, 212K, 218
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 28 October 2015 and 19 November 2015 are affected.
 
Risk: Fire
 
Cracks may form in the high-pressure fuel pipes leading to a fuel leak and a vehicle fire.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car with four-cylinder diesel engine.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, the Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0285/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: ML-, GL-, GLE-class
 
Type/number of model: Type: 166, 292; EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0598*10 16, e1*2007/46*0826*04-07
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2014 and 2015 are affected.
 
Risk: Fire
 
The fuel delivery module may not be fuel tight, as a result of which fuel might leak out during travel or if the vehicle is parked at an angle, depending on how full the tank is. A risk of fire caused by an external ignition source may consequently arise.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0286/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Kangoo
 
Type/number of model: Kangoo 2 – Gruau conversion. Types: W, FW EC type approvals: e2*2007/46*006*, e2*98/46*0089*
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 12/11/2009 and 2/9/2014.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The fixing bolts for the backrest on the second row of seats may break in the event of heavy braking or a collision. The occupants would consequently not be protected properly.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0293/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Touareg Hybrid
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0403*00 Type: 7P
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 12/8/2009 and 18/4/2015.
 
Risk: Fire
 
Water infiltration in the battery compartment (spare wheel recess) may cause a short circuit between the terminals of the high-voltage battery cells resulting in thermal destruction of the battery.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Greece, Slovakia, Sweden, United Kingdom, the Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0294/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class, B-Class, CLA-Class
 
Type/number of model: Type: 245 G, 246, 176, 117; EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0470*04 ff, e1*2007/46*0751*01 ff, e1*2007/46*0928*00 ff, e1*2007/46*1007*00 ff
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Incorrect software was installed in the Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) control device of the vehicles affected.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0295/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-Class, GLK
 
Type/number of model: Type: 204, 204 K, 204 X, 204 AMG, 204 K AMG EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0431*, e1*2001/116*0457*, e1*2001/116*0480*, e1*2001/116*0464*, e1*2001/116*0463*
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2006 and 2009.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
A function impairment of the SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) control unit may occur. This could result in the deactivation of the SRS system.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0296/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Crafter
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0514*09 e1*2001/116*0356*18 e1*2007/46*0513*08 e1*2007/46*0522*09 Type: 2E, 2F
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 4/9/2015 and 19/10/2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to insufficient paint adhesion, the window panels and any lashing rails in the load compartment may detach in the event of an accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Crafter
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0297/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Superb
 
Type/number of model: Type: 3T EC type-approval: e11*2001/116*0326*
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to an incorrectly locked connector, some electrical systems, e.g. air bags or dipped headlights, may not operate correctly.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0281/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle for cribs
 
Brand: XIN DA MEI
 
Name: Intelligence Funny Baby Toy Series
 
Type/number of model: Item. No.00-13005, NO. 280D
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5906160213005
 
Risk: Choking
 
The cord holding the rattle pieces may easily break. The released beads are too small: a 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Rattle for cribs, made of four plastic bears and five beads, attached alternately on a flexible cable, and two rings at the ends. The product is supplied in plastic packaging with cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0288/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Swing chair for children
 
Brand: CULT / Baumax
 
Name: Kinderschaukel Marienkafer
 
Type/number of model: 20189B-LADYBUG , PO:970239, xx23428515
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 9004181302817, Batch: PD.10/2014
 
Risk: Injuries
 
While children are swinging, the swing chair can overturn. Children can fall and be hit by the metal roof of the swing chair, causing injuries to the head and the neck. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Swing chair for children supplied in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0292/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: NGHE268771
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6991202687714
 
Risk: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth by a child and block 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: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Plastic toy gun and three projectiles with suction cups supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0300/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Guitar and telephone toy
 
Brand: ci
 
Name: Baby Star
 
Type/number of model: Article No 3407
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8429283029843
 
Risk: Choking, Injuries
 
If a child puts the toy in the mouth and falls face down, the protruding guitar neck could obstruct the airways and cause injuries around the pharynx or trachea area. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Toy guitar and telephone receiver, made of plastic. The guitar has buttons on the neck and a picture of an animal wearing clothes. There are eyes and a smile on the receiver of the telephone. The toy is attached to cardboard covered with transparent plastic.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0308/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Set of rattles
 
Brand: CI
 
Name: BABY STAR
 
Type/number of model: Product ref.: 3408
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8429283050427
 
Risk: Choking, Injuries
 
The product contains protruding parts (the handle of the crab). If a child puts it in the mouth and falls over onto its face, the handle could obstruct the airways, and injuries around pharynx or trachea area could occur. 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: Two plastic rattles of different shapes: one with a yellow face and an orange handle and the other representing a crab. The two rattles come in a plastic blister pack with a cardboard base.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0309/16 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden musical box
 
Brand: Trousselier / Saeko
 
Name: Ange Lapin - Bleu Ciel ("Angel Bunny - Light blue")
 
Type/number of model: S95007B
 
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 3457011950072, Lot: 01.01.15
 
Risk: Choking
 
The product can easily break and generate small parts (i.e. the little rabbit, the small legs of the box). 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Wooden musical box with two figurines (rabbits); supplied in a light blue cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0023/16 
 
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Bob Tyrell Light Tone
 
Type/number of model: Ref. 21C18115E05150010 Article ST1151BTLT
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: DISBK120IMX40 Expiry date: 31/5/2020, Lot SS206 206
 
Risk: Microbiological
 
The ink is contaminated by aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value up to 13000 cfu/g), posing a risk of infections. The product does not comply with relevant national legislation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Tattoo ink supplied in 30ml plastic bottle with adhesive label and black dropper.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A11/0024/16 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Trafic
 
Type/number of model: Trafic III (X82)
 
Batch number/Barcode: All vehicles produced from the beginning of the production until 3 September 2015.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The screws of the bonnet lock could be insufficiently tightened. This could lead to the bonnet opening whilst driving.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, the Netherlands
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If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers' health and safety.