Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 51 ( Published on: 20/12/2019)
At the request of the notifying country, the country of origin in notification A12/00010/19 has been changed from Japan to France.,Notification A12/1451/19 has been republished on report 2019-40 of 04/10/2019. The decision was taken based on findings from new documentation submitted to the authority
Notifications A12/0244/16 and A12/0245/16 wre withdrawn and unpublihed from report 2016-08 of 26/02/2016 at the request of the notifying authority following to a judgement of the German court.
Notification A12/1451/19 was withdrawn and unpublished from report 2019-47 of 22/11/2019 at the request of the notifying authority following modification of the product that removed risk linked to the product.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00035/19       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer with shock function
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shock LASER flashlight; Vicces játék
 
Type / number of model:  CD288-082 (on the label of the packaging)
 
Barcode:  6952856654453
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight, Electric shock
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
As a result, direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

Also, the electric discharge, when triggering the laser light control button, is too strong.
Consequently, it may cause an electric shock.
/ The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825 and EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with key ring and electric shock function.
Packaging description:  The product is packed in a transparent foil with an attached label. The product is individually sold from a collective box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/00004/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes- Benz
 
Name: EQC
 
Type / number of model:  Model Series (BR): 293, Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0480*31-35, Type: 204X
 
Company recall code:  0894001
 
Production dates:  11 February 2019 to 8 October 2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bolt of the front-axle differential gear may not meet the durability specification and could break. As a result, fragments of the bolt could block the differential gear and hence the front wheels. This could affect the control over the vehicle and increase the risk of an accident. In addition, the gear casing could be damaged and oil could leak onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 0894001.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Hungary, Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/00007/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Expert, Traveller
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0069*06, e2*2007/46*0532*00 to *09, e2*2007/46*0533*00 to *07, Types: 1, V
 
Company recall code:  JNA
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 08.09.2015 and 31.07.2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The seatbelt buckle of the front outer passenger seat can open inadvertently.

This can impair the seatbelt's protective function in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of an injury.

Additionally, the ball joint of the wishbone may loosen up.

This can impair the vehicle’s directional stability, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Peugeot's recall code JNA.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00008/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Aston Martin
 
Name: DB11, DBS SUPERLEGGERA, VANTAGE
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e11*2007/46*3421*01 r02, e11*2007/46*3421*02 r03, e11*2007/46*3421*03 r04, e9*2007/46*6619*00 r00, e9*KS07/46*6655*00 r01
 
Company recall code:  RA-01-1327
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 18/08/2017 and 18/02/2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An incorrect torque might have been applied to the front passenger airbag fixings.

Consequently, in the event of an accident the airbag might not properly deploy, increasing the risk of injuries. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Aston martin Recall code RA-01-1327.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/00010/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Proace
 
Type / number of model:  - Model year: 2016 ~ 2019, e2*2007/46*0537*, e2*2007/46*0538*
 
Company recall code:  19SMD-122
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 03/03/2016 and 31/10/2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The rear brake tube is not tightly connected to the holding clip on the lower suspension arm.
As a result, it may become damaged and leak brake fluid, reducing the braking performance of the vehicle and increasing the risk of accident.

The shaft of the parking brake might have been incorrectly manufactured.
As a result, the parking brake might not properly function and the vehicle might unintentionally move, increasing the risk of accident.

The fuel tube can move against the ribs of the urea tank.
As a result, it may become damaged and leak fuel, which might get ignited, increasing the risk of fire.

An insufficient torque might have been applied to the seat belt fixation, seat belt anchor and ground cable bolts.
As a result, the seat belt fixation and anchor might become loose, increasing the risk of injuries in the event of an accident or the ground cable might overheat, increasing the risk of fire.

The mastic in the front left and right wheel arch panels might been applied incorrectly.
As a result, water could filter and reach the airbag module, increasing the risk of accident or injuries in the event of an accident.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Toyota Recall Code: 19SMD-122.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00013/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-Class, Vito
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*18, e1*2007/46*0458*13, e1*2007/46*0459*10, Type: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5
 
Company recall code:  VS2BREPE (4294058)
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2.3.2019 and 24.4.2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A solenoid valve in the brake fluid circuit could jam.

Consequently, brake fluid would outflow to the ABS storage chamber. This might impair the braking capacity of the vehicle, as well as the functioning of the ABS and ESP, increasing the risk of accident.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz Recall code: VS2BREPE (4294058).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/00014/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Ducati
 
Name: Hypermotard 950
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e9*168/2013*11287, Type: BB
 
Company recall code:  CR183
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The negative terminal of the battery might be defective.

Consequently, the electricity provision to the vehicle's electrics and engine might fail, increasing the risk of accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle under Ducati Recall code: CR183.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00015/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 301
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46/CE
 
Company recall code:  JQK
 
Production dates:  6 May 2019 to 26 June 2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake pedal cover may suddenly detach. This can lead to loss of grip of the driver’s foot on the pedal and a momentary loss of braking performance due to the surprise effect, increasing the risk of an accident. / No information
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code: JQK.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00016/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208 I 2008 I
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0070*44, e2*2007/46*0070*46
 
Company recall code:  JLU
 
Production dates:  2008 I: 14/3/2019 to 18/3/2019, 208 I: 12/3/2019 to 21/3/2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear-axle fixing screws may be defective and could break.
This may result in loss of the rear axle while driving, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code: JLU.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/00017/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 3er, 5er
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*98/14*0097*, e1*98/14*+ 2001/116*0144, 0167*, 0112*, 0146*, e1*98/14*0028*, 0022*, Types: 346L, 346X, 346K, 346C, 346R, 5/D, 5/DS
 
Company recall code:  0032930200
 
Production dates:  7.4.1999 to 10.12.2003
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gas generator on the driver side airbag could burst in the event of airbag activation if it had been exposed to high air humidity, high temperatures and considerable temperature fluctuations over several years. This could result in metal parts being discharged, increasing the risk of injury of the vehicle occupants. / No information
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under BMW recall code: 0032930200
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00018/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Cactus
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0440*13, e2*2007/46*0440*14
 
Company recall code:  GZC
 
Production dates:  22/07/2019 to 03/09/2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The left rear brake hose may be in contact with the suspension spring.
As a result, the hose will be damaged and brake fluid will leak, reducing the braking performance and increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Citroën recall code: GZC.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/00019/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: C Elysee
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0225*11, e2*2007/46*0225*12
 
Company recall code:  GXL
 
Production dates:  6 May 2019 to 11 July 2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake pedal cover may suddenly detach.
This can lead to loss of grip of the driver’s foot on the pedal and a momentary loss of braking performance due to the surprise effect, increasing the risk of an accident. / No information
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Citroen recall code: GXL.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/00028/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S80, V70, XC70, S60, S60CC, V60, V60CC, XC60, V40 and V40CC
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Company recall code:  R29948
 
Production dates:  Production period: 2013 - 2017, model year: 2014 - 2017.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine.
Additionally, the intake valve could leak.
Consequently, the temperature of the intake air could rise, causing the engine intake manifold to melt and deform. This could lead to the engine to stop increasing the risk of accidents or even the engine bay to catch fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car equipped with four-cylinder diesel engine D4204T5 (engine code 73) D4204T4 (AR) and D4204T14 (A8) under Volvo recall code: R29948
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/00029/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motor vehicle part
 
Brand: Triumph Motorcycles
 
Name: Accessory Quickshifter Kit
 
Type / number of model:  A9930469
 
Company recall code:  SRAN568
 
Production dates:  For Speed Triple RS, Batch range: 867601 to 971378 , For Speed Triple S, Batch range: 867685 to 957570
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The body of the Triumph shift assist (TSA) assembly may come in contact with the linkage clamp assembly.

Consequently, the assisted gear change might fail, resulting in an unexpected missed gear or false neutral, increasing the risk of an accident.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Triumph shift assisst (TSA) accessory kit to allow full and partial throttle up-shifts without the use of the clutch. The product was sold for aftermarket installation on Triumph Speed Triple S & Speed Triple RS motorcycles only. Product under Triumph Recall code: SRAN568.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Poland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/00032/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S80, V70, XC70, S60, S60CC, V60, V60CC, XC60, V40 and V40CC
 
Type / number of model:  - Model year: 2014 - 2017, - Vehicles equipped with four-cylinder diesel engines: D4204T14 (engine code A8), D4204T5 (73) and D4204T4 (AR)
 
Company recall code:  R29947
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2013 and 2017.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine.

Consequently, the temperature of the intake air could rise, causing the engine's intake manifold to melt and deform. This could lead to the engine to stop, increasing the risk of accidents or even the engine bay to catch fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Volvo recall code : R29947.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00033/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Seat
 
Name: Leon, Ateca
 
Type / number of model:  - Model year: 2018, - Type: Leon (5F) and Ateca (KH7)
 
Company recall code:  94M1
 
Production dates:  - For Type 5F's VIN nº from VSSZZZ5FZJR000010 to 185636 // from VSSZZZ5FZJ5000001 to 001262 // from VSSZZZ5FZKR000005 to 000158), - For Type KH7's VIN nº (from VSSZZZKHZJ6990001 to 990002 // from VSSZZZ5FZJ6500011 to 546574 // from VSSZZZ5FZK6500053 to 500114), The affected vehicles were manufactured between 10.04.2018 and 25.06.2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an inadequate sensitivity in the LED turn signal operating control, a failure of the LED turn signals is not always detected. /
As a result, the mandatory warning (acoustic/optical) does not occur in these cases and the driver will not be notified of possible failure of the direction indicators, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under SEAT Recall code: 94M1.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Finland, Germany, Malta, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00023/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Zamel
 
Name: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Type / number of model:  CTW-01
 
Barcode:  5903669074151
 
Batch number:  sold between 19.10.2018 and 29.11.2018
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to detection of carbon monoxide and poses a risk of CO poisoning. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector, battery powered.
Packaging description:  Plastic blister.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00009/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  USB Nightlight
 
Brand: Star Master
 
Name: Dream Rotating Projection Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product lacks a charging cut-off circuit, protecting the battery of unsuitable charging voltage or overcharging.

Consequently, the battery could overcharge, leading it to overheat and increasing the risk of fire. / The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Importer)

 
Description:  USB Nightlight in dome form with shapes cut into upper half-sphere for projection.
Packaging description:  The product is packed in black and purple cardboard box. The product was sold only (in particular via eBAY).
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00002/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with keychain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item Nº. MO8253
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The key ring has sharp edges and its metal releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 3.95 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.

A child may become exposed to it by playing with the ring or injured with the sharp edges. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plush toy in the shape of a brown teddy bear with a keychain at its head.
Packaging description:  The product is sold without a packaging.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00005/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cartoon Pet Car / Bajkowy pojazd
 
Type / number of model:  3699B/L2218
 
Barcode:  5104732159854
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has a small part (plastic exhaust pipe) that can be easily detached.

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy tractor with a dog seated on it , sold in bulk in a collective cardboard exhibitor.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00011/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plüss elemes játék
 
Type / number of model:  HY520
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has small parts (eyes and nose) that can be easily 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Battery-powered toy dog with artificial fur, plastic eyes and nose. The dogs wears a dotted ribbon around their neck with a flower-shaped metal buckle. The dog emits a barking sound and moves independently. The product is available in different colours.
Packaging description:  The product in shipped bulk in a collective cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00020/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Remote-controlled dog
 
Brand: An Yuan
 
Name: Remöte dog and Fioss pet
 
Type / number of model:  N0. 9697B4
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes and the nose can easily detach from the soft toy, 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 (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  A dog-shaped, remote-controlled toy covered with artificial fur. The dog has plastic eyes and nose. The remote control is bone shaped. The dog emits a barking sound and moves independently. The product is available in two types.
Packaging description:  Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00021/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: King toy's
 
Name: Plüss játék
 
Type / number of model:  king toy's
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes can easily detach from the soft toy, generating small parts. The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the zipper.
The small parts and the stuffing material may cause choking when put in the mouth by children. / 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Pink / white soft teddy bear, containing multi-coloured flashing LED lightening chain which is powered by 2 AA batteries. The teddy bear has a zipper on the back.
Packaging description:  The product was without packaging.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00022/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ALEX III / ANOS
 
Type / number of model:  MY-LCB-010
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes and the nose can easily detach from the soft toy, 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 (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Battery-powered toy dog with artificial fur, plastic eyes and nose. The dog emits a barking sound and moves independently. The product is available in different colours. The battery compartment cover is snap-on, and has a screw slot on it, but it is not secured with a screw.
Packaging description:  Packaging: cardboard collection box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00026/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Honey Toys
 
Name: Elemes játék
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes can easily detach from the soft toy, generating small parts. The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The small parts and the stuffing material may lead to choking when put in the mouth by children. / 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Brown soft teddy bear, containing red LED light and emitting sounds. The product is powered by 3 AA batteries. The teddy bear has a velcro on the back. Size: 45 cm tall
Packaging description:  Packaging: transparent bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00027/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy set
 
Brand: Fansheng / ABABABY
 
Name: Baby
 
Type / number of model:  N°733A-71
 
Barcode:  2018121733712
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the toy. They can be put in 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  The set consists of five colourful plastic rattles in the shape of musical instruments.
Packaging description:  Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00030/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squeezy crystal ball
 
Type / number of model:  24301
 
Barcode:  8711866243013
 
Batch number:  17/812, 12/144
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The external rubber of the toy can break during use, releasing the internal flashing capsule with button batteries. This capsule can easily break, leaving the button batteries accessible.

A child could put the button batteries in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.zps.si/index.php/otrok-topmenu-258/odpoklici-2019/10004-odpoklic-squeezy-kristalna-zoga-z-lucko

 
Description:  Soft plastic squeezable ball containing led lights and button batteries.
Packaging description:  The product is wrapped in a plastic mesh and sold collectively in a 12 pieces cardboard expositor.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00031/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons
 
Brand: belbal
 
Name: WILD BIRTHDAY PASTEL BALLOONS
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 5000374, BRN BALON LATEKS D11 WILD, BRN 50000374
 
Barcode:  5414391004458
 
Batch number:  166/18, 18/166
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The rubber of the balloons releases an excessive amount of nitrosatable substances generating n-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)(measured value: 1.2 mg/ kg).

NDMA is a nitrosamine, which may cause cancer through ingestion or dermal exposure. A child could be exposed to it when touching or putting the product in the mouth.

/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.zps.si/index.php/otrok-topmenu-258/odpoklici-2019/10024-odpoklic-baloni-latex-wild-birthday

 
Description:  6 white balloons with words HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY DEER and a sketch of a deer, sold in a plastic bag with a cardboard label inside.
Packaging description:  plastic bag with label
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00036/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KING Toy's
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes and the nose can easily detach from the soft toy, 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  A dog-shaped, battery-powered toy covered with artificial fur in different colours artificial fur. The dog has plastic eyes and nose and emits a barking sound and moves independently. The battery compartment cover is snap-on, and has a screw slot on it, but it is not secured with a screw.
Packaging description:  It arrived for customs in a collection box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00012/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Nice Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DR1214
 
Barcode:  0000011570240
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has small parts (decorative rubber pieces) that can be easily detached.

A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.
 

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

 
Description:  A pair of rubber children clogs, with a decorative plastic plane on them.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00025/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Yellowsub
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  41040240032
 
Barcode:  5210019977728
 
Batch number:  Date of Production 11/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The dress has long functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back area.

The cords can become trapped during various activities of the 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:  Young girls sleeveless dress bearing functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back. This dress is intended for 18-24 months girls.
Packaging description:  This dress is sold without packagage
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00037/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Two in a castle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T04230304
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product bears long functional cords close to the neck to be tied at the upper back area.

The cords may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries and/or 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:  Young girls sleeveless dress intended for 4 years old girls. This dress is in white color and at the front side has additional tulle layer with small stitched daisies. The dress bears black functional cords at the upper chest area and decorative cords and at the point under the armpits.
Packaging description:  This garment comes without package. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00038/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Yellowsub
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  41040440045
 
Barcode:  5210019979999
 
Batch number:  Date of production 2/2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product bears long functional cords close to the neck to be tied at the upper front area.

The cords may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries and/or 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:  Young girls short sleeve dress. This dress is designed for 6-9 months old girls, is in blue color with white stripes and bears functional cords with 3D embellishment at free ends.
Packaging description:  This dress is sold without package.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00003/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Inverter welder
 
Brand: Bestcraft, Kraft Dele
 
Name: Spawarka Inwertorowa IGBT
 
Type / number of model:  IGBT-250 EC1845
 
Barcode:  5901638118684
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The creepage distances and insulation are insufficient. The product can consequently become live and lead to an electric shock. The protective circuit and attachment plug are inadequate. The product can overheat and lead to burns or fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60974-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Portable inverter welder.
Packaging description:  The product was sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/00006/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric shaver
 
Brand: Kemei
 
Name: Rechargeable Shaver
 
Type / number of model:  KM-2801
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains plug does not properly fit in the socket and its casing can be easily detached.

While plugging or unplugging the charger, the casing might open, leaving live parts accessible and increasing the risk of the user receiving an electric shock.
/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable battery powered hand-held shaver fitted with a C2 appliance inlet and supplied with a separate mains to C1 charging cable. The product is packed in a black cardboard box and was also sold online (in particular via eBAY).
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/00024/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: Elgetec
 
Name: Elgetec Professional Salon Style Hairdryer 2200W
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The live pins of the mains supply plug are too close to the outer edge. As the hairdryer does not have an earth wire, a consumer may receive an electric shock when (un)plugging the hair dryer. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Red hand held hairdryer.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51

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Alert number: A12/00034/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB Charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ladowarka sieciowa plaska USB czarna 1A
 
Type / number of model:  GSM0601 (AR-1000)
 
Barcode:  5901890010429
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage/clearance distances of the product are insufficient.

Consequently, the user might touch live parts and receive an electric shock.
/ 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:  Black plastic USB charger, delivering 1A, sold in a plastic packaging.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51
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Alert number: INFO/00001/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: Mertoğlu Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has long drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.

The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.
/ The product does not comply with the relevant European standard 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's tracksuit for 3-4 year old child. It consists of a pink hooded sweatshirt, with drawstrings, and a pair of blue sweatpants. On the front of the sweatshirt there is a picture of a clock and the inscription "Love".
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 51