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Alert number: A12/0816/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: Hilux, RAV4, Yaris
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e11*2007/46*2587*, e6*2001/116*0105*, e11*2007/46*0152*; types: AN1P(EU,N), XA3(a), XP13M(a)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The gas generator on the driver side frontal airbag may be defective.
Metal fragments can be released when the airbag is activated, causing injury to the occupants.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Toyota recall code: 5KET-040.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between January 2015 and November 2018.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0810/19
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED LIGHTS
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LE ROYAL
Type / number of model: R14925-11
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cable is not properly insulated, anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock.


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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Lighting chain with 20 non-replaceable LED lamps with plastic moon and star casing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 1 814925 888811
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Alert number: A12/0808/19
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED LIGHTS
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LE ROYAL
Type / number of model: R14925-7
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock.

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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Lighting chain with 20 non-replaceable LED lamps with gold metal, cube-shaped casing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 1 814925 888887
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Alert number: A12/0818/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: Panamera
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*0971*00 -*05; type: PDE; model 971
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The power steering software may be defective.
This may cause a sporadic failure of the power steering, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Porsche recall code: AJ13.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between 21 March 2016 and 6 December 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0804/19
Product: LED lighting chain
Name: Multi Function
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: LED LIGHT 100, adapter EK-04, IP44
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The electrical insulation is inadequate, the distance between the plug and the first lamp is too short, the plug is inadequate and the casing of the lighting chain can break, leaving live parts accessible.
A user can touch parts of the product that are at high voltage and receive an electric shock.

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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights, in a blue cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4752921210018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Alert number: A12/0809/19
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED LIGHTS
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LE ROYAL
Type / number of model: R14925-10
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock.

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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description: Lighting chain with 20 non-replaceable LED lamps with plastic pine tree-shaped casing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 1 814925 888810
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Alert number: A12/0836/19
Product: Motorcycles
Name: YZF-R3, MT-03
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Yamaha
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e13*168/2013*00164; type: RH12
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The handbrake lever may be defective and could break.
This may result in loss of control over the vehicle, leading to an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Motorcycles under Yamaha recall codes YZF-R3/A and MT03/A.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured in 2019.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0819/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: 1, 3, X1
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2007/46*0273, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2007/46*0283, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2007/46*0275, e24*2007/46*0024, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2007/46*0314, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2007/46*0315, e24*2007/46*0022, e1*2001/116*0346, e1*2007/46*0316; , types: 187, 1K2, 182, 1C, 187, 1K4, X1, X1-N1, 390L, 3L, 3K, 3K-N1, 392C, 3C
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The connector of the positive battery cable on the front power distribution box may be damaged.
This might result in a failure of the vehicle’s electrical system and engine during driving, potentially leading to an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under BMW recall code: 0061050500.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between December 2009 and October 2011.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0833/19
Product: Soft clay kit
Name: Soft Modelling Clay kit
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Lilly and Lees Crafte Accessories Shoppe
Type / number of model: Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The migration of boron from the clay is too high (measured value up to 1806 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)

Description: Purple packaging and white clay in bags.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0805/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: Boxster, Cayman
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*1607*; type: 982
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Possible inadequate connection on the fuel-feed installation.
In the event of a frontal collision, the integrity of the fuel-feed installation can be impaired, increasing the risk of fire.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Porsche recall code: AKA3.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles in were manufactured between 2 April 2016 and 9 February 2019.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A11/0032/19
Product: Fancy-dress accesory
Name: Happy Halloween
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: TEDi
Type / number of model: Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The product contains contains an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 43% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of the user, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

Description: Crooked nose (witch’s nose) made of plastic, size 9.5 cm, weight 10.5 g, with rubber band packaging: paper and foil packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 81891003081000000050
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0821/19
Product: Trailer
Name: Box, Platform, Moto
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Temared
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e32*2007/46*0021*05; type: 23.60
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Possible defects in the threaded connections and the electrical system.
This can cause malfunction of the trailer, potentially leading to an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Trailer under Temared recall code: RE32-19/01.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected trailers were manufactured in 2017 and 2018.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0822/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: Impreza, Forester, WRX STI, XV
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Subaru
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13* 2007/46*1305*02 -*06, e1*2001/116*0438*01 -*10, e1*2007/46*0597*01 -*08; types SJ, G3, G4
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The brake light switch may be defective.
This can cause the brake lights to fail, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Subaru recall code: SRT270 (201907 recall code for Germany).
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between April 2007 and March 2017.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0832/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: Auris, Yaris, IS
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota, Lexus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e11*2001/116*0305*, e11*2007/46*0152*, e11*2001/116*0206*; types: E15UT(a), XP13M(a), XE2(a)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The gas generator on the driver side frontal airbag may be defective.
Metal fragments can be released when the airbag is activated, causing injury to the occupants.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Toyota/Lexus recall code: 5KET-039.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between January 2010 and December 2017.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0817/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1607, e13*2007/46*1187, e13*2007/46*1188; types: 982, 991, 991 Turbo;
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Airbag sensors may have been inadequately installed.
This may lead to reduced protection in the event of an accident in which the restraint system is activated.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Porsche recall code AKA4.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 October 2017 and 16 May 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0834/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: A3, A4, A5
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0151*, e1*2001/116*0177*, e1*2001/116*0217*, e1*2001/116*0430*; types: 8E, 8H, 8P, B8
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The handheld control unit for throttle and brake may develop a fracture in a welded joint in the relay mechanism.
If this damage occurs this may lead to impaired functioning or even failure of the brake and gas control via the manual control device.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Audi recall code: 94L6.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2005 and 2013.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0835/19
Product: Passenger car
Name: Q5
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1550*; type: FY
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The master brake cylinder's wall may not be thick enough and the cylinder may develop a leak or fail to work.
This may cause a failure of the hydraulic braking system, potentially leading to an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Passenger car under Audi recall code: 47O9.
Batch number / Barcode: The affected vehicles were manufactured between July 2018 and March 2019.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0826/19
Product: Plastic toy set
Name: Rubber ducks
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys - LG-IMPORTS
Type / number of model: LG9491
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Small parts can be detached (ducklings). The toy contains an excessive amount of
di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.5%).
A small child may put small pieces in the mouth and choke. And the phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and 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: Yellow-plastic toy duck with 3 ducklings. Packed in a net, is intended for children under 36 months.
Batch number / Barcode: 105AO1374, 5413247094919
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0827/19
Product: Keyring with a plush toy
Name: Rabbit keychain
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: POM06
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains small parts (the eyes) that can easily be detached.
A small child may put them 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description: Keychain with a plush rabbit, is intended for children under 36 months.
Batch number / Barcode: 3760034193587
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0807/19
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Green day
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: World Famous TATTOO INK
Type / number of model: Ref WFGD1, Batch B32587
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value 12 mg/kg) and o-anisidine (measured value: 25 mg/kg).
These aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

Description: Green pigment, the packaging is marked COLOR INDEX, CI (Organic-Azoic) 12477.
Batch number / Barcode: lot WFGD171601
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy