Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report

Report 26 ( Published on: 26/06/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00929/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Hairslides
 
Brand: Tedi
 
Name: Klick-Klack, 3 Stck.
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  19656001741000000100
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value up to 91.6 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidney and bones, and it may cause cancer. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  3 black-coated metallic hairslides with decorative flower.
Packaging description:  Cardboard holder
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/00914/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Hand disinfectant
 
Brand: Vecteur Energy
 
Name: HYDROALCOOLIC Antibactérien
 
Type / number of model:  Argent Colloïdal 200 ppm, Lavande
 
Barcode:  3 416381 960531
 
Batch number:  A utiliser de preference avant: 03/2025, VE03-2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Health risk / other
 
The product contains an insufficient amount of ethanol (measured value: ≤ 35 %). Consequently, it might not kill bacteria or viruses, which could then reach the user, increasing the risk of infection.

Additionally, the presence of ethanol is not accompanied by the corresponding clearly visible and appropriate hazard pictograms and warnings. Users have therefore no evident information on the flammability of the product, which in the presence of an ignition source, could lead to a fire. / The product does not comply with the Biocidal Products and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  100 ml of hydro-alcoholic gel solution for hand disinfection and cleaning.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a blue bottle with white plastic cap and spray nozzle.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00927/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Hand disinfectant
 
Brand: Shield
 
Name: Hand Sanitiser Gel
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Fire, Health risk / other
 
The product contains an insufficient amount of ethanol and propan-2-ol (measured values: ≤ 0.05 % and ≤ 0.1 %, respectively).

Consequently, it does not kill bacteria or viruses, which could then reach the user, increasing the risk of infection.

The product does contain methanol (measured value: 3.4 %), which is acutely toxic to the central nervous system and the eye.

Ingestion or contact with methanol leads to blindness and death.

Furthermore, the presence of methanol is not accompanied by the corresponding hazard pictograms and warnings.

Users have therefore no information on the toxicity and flammability of the product, which in the presence of an ignition source, could lead to a fire. / The product does not comply with the Biocidal Products and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions, Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  100 ml of transparent hydro-alcoholic disinfectant hand gel.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a plastic bottle, available in different colours , with a black or white self-closing cap, and was sold online, in particular via eBAY.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00906/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100pcs Multicolor LED Light / FAMILY CHRISTMAS
 
Type / number of model:  CH-100CLED/C; 56502A
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly anchored. The user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause 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 100 non-replaceable, colourful LED lamps.
Packaging description:  Packaging: cylindrical transparent plastic box. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00930/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: AB.M IDEA
 
Name: IDEA’S CHRISTMAS 100 LED MINILUCCIOLE
 
Type / number of model:  HX910825 - 8050766193708
 
Barcode:  8 050766 193708
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly anchored and insulated. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use too. The water could penetrate the product or the user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause 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 100 non-replaceable, white LED lamps, advertised as suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Packaging description:  Colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00901/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Seat
 
Name: Arona, Ibiza
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*3134*, Type: KJ
 
Company recall code:  69AU
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The double buckle for the safety belts can be defective.
This will impair the safety belts' restraining effect, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Greece, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00902/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0431*49-53 Type: 204
 
Company recall code:  4290201
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 13 September 2018 and 6 November 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake discs installed on the front axle may be too small (in diameter and thickness) and would not sit symmetrically in the brake calliper.
As a result, the brake lining can wear out and a gap between the piston and the sealing ring can be formed, allowing brake fluid to leak out.
This will impair the braking performance, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Model series BR 205.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/00918/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Polo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1783*## , Type: AW
 
Company recall code:  69AT
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 20 February and 11 March 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The double rear safety-belt buckles may be damaged due to a manufacturing error and have reduced strength. This could reduce the protective/restraining effect of the safety belts, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/00919/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes- Benz
 
Name: G-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1830*00-01, Type: 463A
 
Company recall code:  7390003
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 21 September 2017 and 8 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An incorrectly embossed lock symbol for the child safety locks may lead to misinterpretations.
This could result in the rear doors being opened from inside despite apparently being locked, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00920/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Crafter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1614*;e1*2007/46*1616*; e1*2007/46*1622*, Types: SYN2E, SYN2Z, SZN2Z
 
Company recall code:  39F1
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 December 2016 and 6 July 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drive(cardan) shaft can be damaged by resonance vibrations at high speeds.
Consequently, it could break and damage surrounding components, leading to an immediate loss of propulsion power and increased risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles with twin wheels and a short wheelbase.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00921/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0534*12 und *13, Type: M
 
Company recall code:  JZE
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 4 November 2019 and 15 February 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bolts attaching the trailer hitch can break.
Consequently, the trailer will become detached, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00922/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: RAM
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: Individual approval
 
Company recall code:  VB1
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 June 2013 and 23 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to thermal fatigue, cracks can occur in the exhaust gas re-circulation (EGR) cooler.
This will lead to increased risk of the vehicle catching fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/00923/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: S-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0335*, Type: 221
 
Company recall code:  1892005
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 8 March 2017 and 3 May 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The material used in two closure plugs on the engine might not be able to withstand the maximum load under dynamic driving conditions, allowing up to 9 liters of engine oil to escape around the plugs.
Consequently, the escaped 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:  S-Class model series (BR 222) and S-Class Coupé/Cabriolet model series (BR 217) vehicles with 4.0 l 8 cylinder petrol engines.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00924/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Alpina
 
Name: Alpina B3
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: Individual approval
 
Company recall code:  0032960200, 0032970200, 0032980200
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 3 June 1997 and 30 June 2000.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vehicles affected may have been fitted with Takata non-azide driver inflator (NADI) gas generators in which inadequate sealing on the gas generator could allow the ingress of moisture and thus result in the degradation of the propellant. If the airbag deploys, this could cause the gas generator to underinflate or to burst. In the case of under inflation the protective effect is not given. In case of overpressure deployment metal parts can enter the vehicle interior, this could cause serious or fatal injuries to occupants of the vehicle. /
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Malta, Malta, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00899/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Biocidal particle filter mask
 
Brand: HANVICO
 
Name: Antimikrobielle Mund-Nasenschutz
 
Type / number of model:  FFP2 NANOSILBER
 
Barcode:  4 260614 260160
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a biocidal and protective potential against viral particles and other microorganisms but neither its filtering capacity has been certified nor its use as biocidal product has been authorised, by the relevant European bodies and legislations.

Consequently, the product is not proven to be safe for human use, might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect when combined with additional measures.
/ The product does not comply with the Biocidal Products and Personal Protective Equipment Regulations.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Community face covering consisting of 3 layers of fabric, one of which containing microfiber treated with silver, providing the mask with anti-bacterial /viral properties. The product claims to be a FFP2 mask according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is individually wrapped in a plastic bag, packaged in sets of two units in a transparent plastic bag with a blue cardboard tag and was also sold online (among others via eBAY and Rakunten).
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Germany

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Alert number: A12/00903/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: INUAN
 
Name: Protective Face Mask
 
Type / number of model:  KN95
 
Barcode:  6 921970 702357
 
Batch number:  Production Date: 2020/03/02, Production Line: 200301
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 82 %).

Consequently, an excessive amount of particles or microorganisms might pass through the mask, increasing the risk of infection if not combined with additional protective measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 149.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  KN95-type white folded filtering protective half-face mask, with nose clip and elastic bands.
Packaging description:  The product is individually wrapped in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00912/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: MLKD
 
Name: Particulate Respirator KN95
 
Type / number of model:  DK-P001, FFP2 NR
 
Barcode:  6 973069 450021
 
Batch number:  200301, Expire Date: 20220318, Production date: 20200319
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. Additionally, the particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 92.2 %).

Consequently, an excessive amount of particles or microorganisms might pass through the mask, increasing the risk of infection if not combined with additional protective measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask of category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is individually wrapped in a plastic bag and sold in a cardboard box containing 800 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00913/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: BKJ
 
Name: KN95 Protective mask
 
Type / number of model:  9001
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Batches: 2020-4-26 / 2020-4-28 / 2020-4-30, Production series: BKJ202004
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 94 %), the mask does not properly adapt to the face resulting in a insufficient total filtration capacity (Measured value ≤ 68 %).

Consequently, an excessive amount of particles or microorganisms might pass through the mask, increasing the risk of infection if not combined with additional protective measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, corresponding to category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box containing 50 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00907/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Adapter for child car seat on a bicycle
 
Brand: STECO
 
Name: baby mee
 
Type / number of model:  50.101.11
 
Barcode:  8713397009069
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product may not retain the baby car seat properly. As a consequence, the baby car seat can come off and fall to the ground, causing severe injuries to the child. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14344.
 

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

 
Description:  Black metallic adapter for transporting a child car seat on the luggage carrier of a bicycle.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00905/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: ADAR
 
Name: Lalka z dzwiekiem
 
Type / number of model:  LOT N0: 18620
 
Barcode:  5901271188822, 5901271491601
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The zipper's pull tab can easily be detached, generating a small part, and the fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. A small child may put the puller tabe or the stuffing material 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Textile doll (size 470 mm) with a sound module accessible through a zipper.
Packaging description:  Plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00908/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Multi sound activity toy
 
Brand: Kaloo
 
Name: Multi sound activity ball
 
Type / number of model:  K960289
 
Barcode:  4895029602894
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (the Velcro, in the pocket) can easily be detached from the toy. 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  The product is made of soft material with a picture of Teddy Bear and a drawing of the sound. The ball plays music if it is turned on.
Packaging description:  A square package with one side open, showing the product.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00909/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Funny Partner Toys
 
Name: Baby MY LOVELY DOLL
 
Type / number of model:  Nº1019
 
Barcode:  8 860876 780527
 
Batch number:  A78052
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)(measured value: 13 % by weight).

This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with artificial hair depicting a baby wearing a dress with several colours and accompanied by a plastic miniature feeding bottle.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00915/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress make-up
 
Brand: FEI ZUAN TOYS
 
Name: Make up VAMPIRE
 
Type / number of model:  N0.6488
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  ITEM N0: PT15221
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  The carnival set consists of a black palette with make-up (white, yellow, red, green and blue), a sponge applicator and attachable vampire teeth made of soft plastic.
Packaging description:  Packaging in a plastic blister with a cardboard backing.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00916/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of rattle toys
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Giochi baby
 
Type / number of model:  357-1/357-3
 
Barcode:  8033765730860
 
Batch number:  1800841803
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Some of the rattles can easily release small parts. 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of 6 rattle toys, of various colours and shapes.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a white and blue cardboard box with a plastic window, from where the 6 rattles are visible.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00917/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy keyboard
 
Brand: Toys Garden
 
Name: Fattoria musicale
 
Type / number of model:  art. 24508
 
Barcode:  8007632245085
 
Batch number:  TG-MFT-01
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking, Suffocation
 
Small parts such as the dog-shaped key can detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them. Moreover, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate. / 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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Toy consisting of a battery-operated keyboard with 12 music keys, in the shape of a farm.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a white and green cardboard box depicting the musical farm, with a further plastic packaging inside.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00925/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull along toy
 
Brand: ECOTOYS
 
Name: Drewniany wozek z klockami
 
Type / number of model:  Item Nº: 2019
 
Barcode:  6 942397 320191
 
Batch number:  SERIA 07/2016, SERIA 12/2018
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy contains small parts (wooden blocks).

A child may put any of them 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:  Pull along wooden toy set consisting of a cow-looking cart containing 30 building blocks in different shapes.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Greece

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Alert number: A12/00928/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy musical instrument set
 
Brand: Happy Every Day
 
Name: music musical instruments
 
Type / number of model:  N0. 2Y ; PANPAN 8W2-91
 
Barcode:  6998880083395
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The mouthpiece of the bagpipe may come off easily. When playing with the bagpipe, the mouthpiece can detach and obstruct the airways. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  A toy set made of yellow and red plastic, consisting of a bagpipe, a saxophone and a castanet. The bagpipe is equipped with a removable nozzle.
Packaging description:  Packaging: blister with a cardboard back
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00931/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shorts
 
Brand: BLUEPOINT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Codes: 911600, 911615, 911624, 911617, 8111621, 811606
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shorts have long drawstrings with free ends to be tied at the front of the waist area.
They 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Boys’ swim shorts in various colors and patterns with long drawstrings with free ends to be tied at the front of the waist area.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Bangladesh
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00900/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eyelash growth serum
 
Brand: Vivele
 
Name: Spectacular Eyelash Conditioner
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  4 260267 890073
 
Batch number:  Packaging and vessel: CN 8236, Packaging: RN-1063914
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the active substance cloprostenol isopropyl ester (measured value: 0.0012 %), which should be used under supervision of an ophthalmologist.

Cloprostenol isopropyl ester is a prostaglandin analogue, which could cause eye and ophthalmic defects in the user and should not be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women, as it may affect the child.

/ The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Stop of sales (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  5 ml of transparent liquid serum.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in transparent plastic cylinder with a black plastic screw cap with a built-in brush, all in a black cardboard box and was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00898/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Digital alarm clock
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The alarm clock contains a tilt switch filled with approx. 10 µl of mercury. The user could be exposed to the mercury in the event that the product gets damaged.
Mercury is one of the most hazardous environmental toxins and is a threat to the environment and, through the environment, to human health. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace

 
Description:  Alarm clock in various colours with ON and OFF inscription. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00904/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: CELSOR UTAZÓ ADAPTER
 
Type / number of model:  AP781349-01
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  ITEM: 5303
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The dimension of the openable Europe plug is significantly smaller than required. Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug into the adaptor is possible. If one of the pins is inserted in a socket, the user could touch the pins of the other plug.
Furthermore, the product has a protection class II plug and therefore no earth connection. However, an appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) may be connected to the device and would consequently not be earthed.
The user could consequently receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60884 and EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  White universal travel adaptor with two USB ports and without earth contacts.
Packaging description:  Packaging: silver-coloured cardboard box. The product was (also) sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00910/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: VTC6
 
Type / number of model:  VTC6 IMR 18650 3000mAh 3,7V
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitYES
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire, Injuries
 
An external short circuit can occur in the battery, leading to an internal temperature and pressure increase. The battery and the device it is used for can consequently explode, releasing shrapnel and or/leading to a fire. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62133-2.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Stop of sales (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Battery for e-cigarettes (type 18650).
Packaging description:  Green cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A12/00911/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery charger
 
Brand: Liitokala
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Lii-NL4
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient. The user could touch accessible 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 60335.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Black plastic battery charger, compatible with NiCd/Ni-MH Batteries.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a yellow cardboard box. The product is also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
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Alert number: A11/00061/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy with sequins
 
Brand: Sequin Collection
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  49112
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sequins can easily be detached. A small child might put the toy in the mouth, detach the sequins with the teeth and inhale them.This could lead to infection in the lungs. / 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

 
Description:  A plush toy dolphin, partially covered with blue plastic sequins.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: A11/00062/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy with sequins
 
Brand: Sequin Collection
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  49075
 
Barcode:  5 038104 490750
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sequins can easily be detached. A small child might put the toy in the mouth, detach the sequins with the teeth and inhale them.This could lead to infection in the lungs. / 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

 
Description:  Plush toy in the shape of a dog (pug), with light brown fur and a heart-shaped pendant, covered with plastic sequins, on the neck.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/00075/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ear face mask
 
Type / number of model:  GM700, KN95
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by the relevant body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Respiratory protective filtration half-face mask of category KN95 corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box containing 20 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: INFO/00076/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: KN95 face mask
 
Type / number of model:  803633
 
Barcode:  5 999110 236407
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by the relevant body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95 corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in sets of 10 pieces packaged in a plastic bag with a zip closure.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: INFO/00077/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: RIXIN
 
Name: KN95 Filtering half mask (Not Sterile) - Particulate respiratpr
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a protective potential against particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a relevant European body.

Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box containing 50 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: INFO/00078/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Vira Care
 
Name: KN95 Disposable Face Mask
 
Type / number of model:  SKU 155
 
Barcode:  5 060774 620014
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a protective potential against particles and microorganisms but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a relevant European body.

Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white and blue cardboard box containing 10 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: INFO/00079/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Disposable Face Mask/ Mask disposable protective
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Date of manufacture: March 10, 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but has not been tested and accredited as protective equipment according to European standards.

Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Respiratory protective filtration half-face mask with rubber bands.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a plastic bag containing 50 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: INFO/00080/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Non-medical protective mask
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Production year: in 2020
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a protective potential against particles and microorganisms but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a relevant European body.

Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a plastic bag containing 3 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: INFO/00081/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Kings Ram
 
Name: PROTECTIVE MASK
 
Type / number of model:  KN95
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95 corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a white cardboard box containing 50 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26

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Alert number: INFO/00082/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KN95
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a protective potential against particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a relevant European body.

Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, corresponding to category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is wrapped individually in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26
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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00926/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citaro, Capacity
 
Type / number of model:  Models: 628 03, 628 09, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0090, e1*NKS*0050
 
Company recall code:  68.00M20092A
 
Production dates:  From September 2014 to March 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
As a result of faulty bonding, the panel may become detached from the information display in the passenger area. There is a risk of the panel becoming detached from the interior display, falling off and injuring passengers. /
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 26