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Alert number: A12/1912/18
Product: Children's tunic top
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BREEZE GIRLS
Type / number of model: Model 11264, code 7232
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative pearls can easily be detached.
A small child can put them in the mouth and choke.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's top with decorative flowers and pearls on the front.
Batch number / Barcode: 2000000072326
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1907/18
Product: Decorative cherries
Name: Chereshi stiropor
Risk type: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1) 20 mm diameter - 801833 2) 10 mm diameter - 801830
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance, volume and size, it is likely that consumers will confuse the product with foodstuff and in consequence place it in the mouth.

The cherry can easily detach from its stem.
A small child could choke on the loose cherry.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Food Imitating Products Directive.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Transparent plastic bag containing red styrofoam cherries with a green metal stem. Sold in two sizes, 20 mm (20 units/bag) or 10 mm (50 units/bag).
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 3 800930 478231 2) 3 800930 478200
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1913/18
Product: Children's clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: J.N.S.
Type / number of model: code No. DJ-905, 13941
Risk level: Serious risk
The small rhinestones can be easily detached.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's clothing set consisting of leggings and a top. On the leggings there are glued white rhinestones, in the form of kittens.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1919/18
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: "Pepsi"
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Jinming
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The products does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Lighter in the form of a cola bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: 620111028135
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1916/18
Product: Children's dresses
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Caramell
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: 1. Baby dress consisting of two parts (a top and a skirt) with glued rhinestones;2. Baby dress with glued small rhinestones.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1928/18
Product: Children' sports top
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: CIKOBY
Type / number of model: CE 1301
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Sweatshirt with hood for children up to 14 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: 20192747
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1910/18
Product: Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Tongs baby
Type / number of model: code 1028 PEMBE
Risk level: Serious risk
The small rhinestones can be easily detached.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Babies' clothing set consisting of pink trousers and a white top with white rhinestones.
Batch number / Barcode: 2016102830009
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1936/18
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product does not provide protection to users due to the absence of shutters on live parts.
Users could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive nor the relevant standard BS 1363.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)

Description: Travel plug adaptor with switch: UK 3-pin-type.
Batch number / Barcode: 2 223878 502423
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
Alert number: A12/1915/18
Product: Key-ring
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: code 5224
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance, volume and size, it is likely that consumers will confuse the product with foodstuff and, in consequence, place it in the mouth.

Parts of the keyring can easily detach.
A small child might choke on the loose parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Food Imitating Products Directive.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Key-rings with an attached piece of foam in the shape of a biscuit or a piece of fruit.
Batch number / Barcode: 20052249
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1911/18
Product: Children's clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BREEZE GIRLS
Type / number of model: code 7236 model 11434
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (pearls) may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's clothing set consisting of leggings and a long-sleeved top with decorative pearls.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1906/18
Product: Plastic toy guitar
Name: Toys - Giatara
Risk type: Chemical, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TG219216-675-219
Risk level: Serious risk
The strap attached to the toy does not have a quick release mechanism and the battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools so the batteries inside are accessible.
If the strap is worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped. The absence of a quick release mechanism, enabling the child to detach the strap, can lead to strangulation. The child may put the batteries in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description: Plastic, battery-powered toy guitar in the shape of a rabbit. A strap is attached in order to wear the guitar around the neck. Packaged in plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280876236
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Alert number: A12/1908/18
Product: Pushchair
Name: Fiesta
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Lorelli
Type / number of model: Art. No. 10020731718A
Risk level: Serious risk
The pushchair is not stable enough and the restraint system can be easily released.
Consequently, the child could fall out of the pushchair or receive injuries if it tips over.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description: Foldable pushchair intended for children older than 6 months and weighing up to 15 kg.
Batch number / Barcode: 3 800151 905943, The affected products were sold between 2014 and 2018
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Poland
Alert number: A12/1933/18
Product: Children’s cot
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Cuts, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: baby one
Type / number of model: Model : SEHZADE
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons in the upholstery can be easily detached. A child could put one in the mouth and choke on it.
The adjustable side barrier is not high enough and lacks an automatic locking mechanism. There are gaps between the barrier and the base of the cot in which the child's fingers could be caught.

A child might fall over the side of the cot, or the side barrier might spontaneously drop, which could cause the child to fall onto the floor.

Additionally the base of the product is not strong enough and could break while the child is in the cot.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European Standard EN 716.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description: Children’s cot, size 130 x 70 cm made of white wood and padded pink upholstery. It can be covered with a pink lace curtain and has two wooden drawers underneath.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1937/18
Product: Car power inverter
Name: 1500W DC to AC power inverter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1500W
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has no shutters to protect against access to live parts, which could result in the user receiving an electric shock.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the standard BS 1363.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description: Car battery power inverter that changes DC voltage to AC 240 V supply.
Batch number / Barcode: 6 920180 301886
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Alert number: A12/1929/18
Product: Children's trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: FU YOU
Type / number of model: RQ871
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's jeans designed for small children up to 7 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1923/18
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: Modern Pretty Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.2610
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values: 2.8%, 0.7% and 0.3% in weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and/or the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

Description: Plastic doll, 30cm tall, with two different short dresses and a sceptre. The doll is packed in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 9 684112 140734
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Alert number: A12/1934/18
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: FOX
Type / number of model: KGW19-95601
Risk level: Serious risk
The garment has drawstrings in the hood.
The drawstrings 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's pink sweatshirt with a hood. The sweatshirt is intended for children up to 4 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Alert number: A12/1927/18
Product: Children's shorts
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: HUAXING
Type / number of model: No. 8803
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has too long drawstrings in the waist area.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of the child and cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Shorts intended for children and adolescents from 7 to 14 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1930/18
Product: Children's tracksuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: MACKAYS
Type / number of model: M8K022350043129AD Model : MACKAYS 2350-043
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings in the waist and neck area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Tracksuit intended for young children up to 7 years old. The product has been sold online.
Batch number / Barcode: 1385609491831
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1931/18
Product: Children`s t-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Hope Star
Type / number of model: BK298
Risk level: Serious risk
The t-shirt contains small parts that can be easily detached.
Young children may put these small parts in the mouth, which could obstruct the airways and cause choking.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: T-shirt with decorative rhinestones, designed for small children up to 3 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1935/18
Product: Lighting Chain
Name: 100 LED
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LLIN-IT
Type / number of model: 100 LED
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device could consequently break, leading to live parts becoming accessible to the user.

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)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Christmas lighting chain, consisting of 100 LED, multicoloured bulbs spaced along 9 metres of cable.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 086585 023667
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
Alert number: A12/1922/18
Product: Children's trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mighty Wrapps
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings in the waist area which are too long and not attached.
These drawstrings 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 (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's trousers for young children up to the age of 7.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1920/18
Product: Children's clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Atabay Kids
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative parts can easily become detached.
A small child may put these small parts in the mouth, causing choking.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Clothing set for children up to 3 years of age consisting of leggings and a top, with a motif of kittens decorated with pearls and rhinestones.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1918/18
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Miller
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: OTK-202
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Lighter in the shape of beer bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: 8697440337302
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1917/18
Product: Children's sleeveless jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Collection FS
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's sleeveless jacket with hood, designed for children up to 14 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1925/18
Product: Children's trousers
Name: Always original
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: JIAOZILONG
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of the child and cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Children's tracksuit trousers
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1921/18
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: KUZEY
Type / number of model: KS/34 M-11112 K2/131 M-14992L
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighters are appealing to children.
Children may play with them and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Novelty lighters in the form of an ice cream or in the form of a sports cap with a key-ring attached.The product has been sold online.
Batch number / Barcode: 8697440348391 and 8697440349244
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1932/18
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: LIGHTER CLASSIC FASHIONABLE
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: A lighter in the shape of a car with a key-ring attached; and a lighter in the shape of a mobile phone.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1924/18
Product: Children's sports clothing sets
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Champion
Type / number of model: 1) Style CHZ183440 Cat number: CHZ183440-358 2) Style CHZ183340 Cat. number: CHZ183340-2192
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Grey or blue sports set consisting of trousers and a top with hood for children up to 14 year of age.
Batch number / Barcode: 2018000630576 and 2018000630507
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria