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

Report 27 ( Published on: 03/07/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00936/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Jewelry NICKEL FREE
 
Type / number of model:  QS-17
 
Barcode:  1812678068171
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The necklace contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: up to 86.2% 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: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Necklace comprising three black leather strips with metal surrounds, a silver-coloured clasp and a metallic heart pendant.
Packaging description:  Sold in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00938/20       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Pressure cooker
 
Brand: BRAVO
 
Name: Tlakový hrnec
 
Type / number of model:  B-4569 De Luxe
 
Barcode:  8 595022 045693
 
Batch number:  Date of Production: 05/2018
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The safety and decompression devices are inappropriate.

Consequently, the lid might be opened while the product is still under pressure, causing it to be expelled or hot liquid to shoot out, increasing the risk of injuries or burns. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.
 

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

 
Description:  Stainless steel pressure cooker suitable for all types of stoves, with a removable lid that is equipped with a control and safety valve.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00950/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: Cynel Unipress
 
Name: SPOIWO LUTOWNICZE Z TOPNIKIEM
 
Type / number of model:  60% Tin + 40% Lead, Diameters: 0.56, 1 and 1.5 mm
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of lead (declared value: 40% by weight) and is not correctly labelled for restricted use only by professionals.

Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may affect breast-fed or unborn children. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  100 g of metallic soldering wire.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged around a coil with an orange and white label and was also sold online, in particular via eBAY.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00937/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Transit, Transit Custom
 
Type / number of model:  e1*2007/46*1005*11, e1*2007/46*1096*07
 
Company recall code:  20S24
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 May 2016 and 4 May 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fuse for the electronic Run On Water Pump (ROWP) is inadequate and will not prevent it from overheating in case of failure.
This will lead to the melting of the pump body and wiring, increasing the risk of fire.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00944/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354*25, e1*2007/46*0296*13, e1*2007/46*0301*20 , Types: 906 AC 35,906BB50, 906BB35
 
Company recall code:  VS3GELAGER
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 25 November and 16 December 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The driveshaft intermediate bearing on the underbody of the vehicle may not have been fastened in accordance with the specifications.
As a result, the Power take-off (PTO) shaft can penetrate and damage the fuel tank and the surrounding components, 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 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/00949/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S60 and V60
 
Type / number of model:  e9*2007/46*0023*18 - e9*2007/46*0023*27
 
Company recall code:  R29997
 
Production dates:  2016-2018
CounterfeitNO
 
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 stall, 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.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Estonia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00954/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motor vehicle
 
Brand: Aprilia
 
Name: RSV4 - TUONO
 
Type / number of model:  RSV4 1000 - OA ZD4 69 - e11*168/2013*00253*00, RSV4 1000 - OA ZD4 69 W - e1*168/2013*00188*00, RSV4 1000 - OA ZD4 91 - e1*168/2013*00124*00, TUONO V4 1100 - OA ZD4 70 - e11*168/2013*00255*00, TUONO V4 1100 - OA ZD4 70 EST 01 - e11*168/2013*00255*00, TUONO V4 1100 - OA ZD4 70 EST 01 W - e1*168/2013*00189*00, TUONO V4 1100 - OA ZD4 70 W - e1*168/2013*00189*00, TUONO V4 1100 - OA ZD4 92 - e1*168/2013*00125*00, TUONO V4 1100 - OA ZD4 92 EST 02 - e1*168/2013*00125*01
 
Company recall code:  Codice campagna: PA2ZZQ2001
 
Production dates:  From July 2016 to February 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The detachment of the support plate for the friction material in the front brakes could lead to a reduction in braking capacity. /
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Manufacturer)

Company recall page:  http://static.piaggio.com/recall/form-aprilia.html

 
Description:  Motorbike
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00946/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Swimming pool thermometer
 
Brand: Leroy Merlin
 
Name: SWIMMING POOL THERMOMETER
 
Type / number of model:  model MARINE ANIMALS; ref. code 11442396;
 
Barcode:  3276000245896
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The top soft rubber figurine on top of the thermometer can be easily detached, generating a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on it. /
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.leroymerlin.ro/docs/regulamente/recall-iunie.pdf

 
Description:  Swimming pool thermometer, 22 cm. The thermometer has attached to the top a soft rubber figurine in the form of various small marine animals.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00957/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Dog lead
 
Brand: More for Cats and Dogs
 
Name: Elegance
 
Type / number of model:  1104289
 
Barcode:  404 7777 105244
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather in the product contains chromium VI (measured value : 24.5 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Dog lead made of black leather encasing a white cord, with various silver-coloured metal components (e.g. carabiner, metal rings).
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00942/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: PLOW
 
Name: Folding KN95 mask
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Production date: 2020-02-21
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The total filtration capacity of the mask is insufficient (measured median value ≤ 91 %). 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): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

 
Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, corresponding to category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is individually wrapped in a turquoise plastic sleeve.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00947/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Disposable Face Mask
 
Type / number of model:  13335902530
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Date of Production: 20200305, Production Batch NR: 2020-03-05-1
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 94 %) and the mask does not properly adapt to the face.
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): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

 
Description:  Blue protective respiratory filtration half-face mask category KN95, corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent blister containing 40 units.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00939/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high chair
 
Brand: Beemoo
 
Name: Care Neat
 
Type / number of model:  829299 (Black colour), 829300 (Grey colour)
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking mechanism of the restraint tray does not properly work.

Consequently, the tray might inadvertently remain loose while the child is sitting on the chair without the harness. If the child moves or the chair is touched or pushed by bystanders, the tray might may detach, causing the child to fall and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description:  Foldable high chair with a removable plastic tray.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a cardboard box with a picture and name of the product on it, and was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00945/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high chair
 
Brand: Hauck
 
Name: Mac Baby Deluxe
 
Type / number of model:  Several model numbers (different colours/designs)
 
Barcode:  Several barcodes
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation, Suffocation
 
The product lacks a crotch restraint and the built-in tray is fixed and leaves an insufficient gap with the chair's seat.

Consequently, a child might slip through the gap and fall down leading to injuries, or the chest, head or neck might become trapped leading to suffocation or strangulation. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description:  Foldable high chair with tray, available is several colours and designs, with different model numbers and barcodes (all of which affected).
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a white cardboard box, with a picture of the product on it, and was also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00932/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy tea set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model Nº. PTO_06B0
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking, Suffocation
 
The set contains small parts but lacks the compulsory labelling and warning preventing its use by children under three years of age. A small child might play with the toy, put the small part in the mouth and choke.

Additionally, the plastic 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 taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Toy tea set made of wood consisting of a tray, tea pot, cups, saucers, sugar pot, spoon and tea bags. The product was listed online as "Kids Girls Simulate Wooden Pink Tea Set Play House Educational Toy Kitchen Tools Toys Baby Early Education Puzzle Tableware Gift".
Packaging description:  The set is packaged in a pink cardboard bowl with a lid, all wrapped in a plastic bag and was sold online in particular via Aliexpress.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00935/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy hand grenade
 
Brand: Toi-Toys
 
Name: Cap Toy Grenade 96 Cap Shoots!
 
Type / number of model:  Article Nº: 32030
 
Barcode:  8 714627 320305
 
Batch number:  814677
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high (measured value up to: 145 dB).

This could lead to partial loss of hearing, when the product is used. / 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Toy hand grenade set consisting of one hand grenade (orange, silver) and four sets of percussion caps.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a blister pack with a cardboard back and transparent plastic front.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00948/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Emily - Classical Fashions
 
Type / number of model:  Item Nº: QJ063, REF: 02872
 
Barcode:  5 607049 028726
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP)(measured values up to: 30 % and 20 % by weight, respectively).

These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system and liver.

/ The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories (clothing set and toy money) and a real sized handbag
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box with a front window in plastic.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00952/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Poopsie slime
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0: LQ-002
 
Barcode:  4606998853039
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 888 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Yellow, white and green toy slime in a transparent pot with white cup, wrapped with transparent plastic film.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00953/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: BUBBLE
 
Name: Super slime
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0: 853
 
Barcode:  4606998037132
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: 925 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Purple, white and pink toy slime in a transparent pot with white cup, wrapped with transparent plastic film.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/00941/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  False nails
 
Brand: Xucai
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: 971
 
Barcode:  6 955015 699715
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which use is forbidden in cosmetic products.

This phthalate may harm the health, causing possible damage to the reproductive system or the unborn child. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of white and blue plastic nails (12 pieces), supplied with an orange tube containing glue.
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:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00955/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sports set
 
Brand: Happy Tree
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HR-9557, size 4
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends and toggles in the hood and in the waist area. These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries 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:  The set consists of a red sweatshirt with hood and trousers, with drawstrings with free ends and toggles, intended for children up to four years of age.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00956/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies’ Lederhose (leather breeches)
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Damenlederhose, Torf
 
Type / number of model:  Jara-Mo Wild, Torf, Gr. 44
 
Barcode:  9920063221246
 
Batch number:  A3U3643757000
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather in the product contains chromium VI (measured value up to 13.5 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Dark brown ladies’ leather breeches (size 44) with embroidered appliqué elements.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Sri Lanka
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00959/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  False nails
 
Brand: Sara
 
Name: Fashion Nails
 
Type / number of model:  KOREA ABS, Nº 1501
 
Barcode:  6 985025 856662
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which use is forbidden in cosmetic products. This phthalate may harm the health, causing possible damage to the reproductive system or the unborn child. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of pink and white plastic nails (12 pieces), supplied with glue in an orange tube.
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:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00933/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Care oil
 
Brand: AGIVA
 
Name: Moustache Beard Oil
 
Type / number of model:  02 Perfect Strengthens and Care, Creative Style - Pro Nutrium
 
Barcode:  8 698703 025523
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (measured value: 43%).

D4 is very persistent, bioaccumulative and it might also affect human fertility if swallowed or inhaled

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

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

 
Description:  100 ml or beard and moustache hair care oil.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in an opaque black plastic bottle with label and sold in a cardboard box containing 12 units.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00940/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Bio Claire
 
Name: Lightening Body Lotion without Hydroquinone
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  6 181100 232165
 
Batch number:  FAB: 05/18 EXP: 05/21 1003052 ‘R’
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an unsafe amount of kojic acid (measured value: 0.81 %). Kojic acid can affect the balance of the thyroid system and also induce skin sensitisation, when used at high concentrations on hand and face, or if used on large areas of skin. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  350 ml of skin lightening body cream.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in white plastic bottle with a white screw cap.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00951/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair dye
 
Brand: Fitocosmetic
 
Name: KPEM-XHA / Cream Henna
 
Type / number of model:  Burgundy, Iranian natural with burdock oil
 
Barcode:  4 670017 920255
 
Batch number:  Best before: 10.2020, Lot: 23.10.2018-1-22
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of 2-phenoxyethanol (measured value: 1.2 %), which is haematotoxic, a mild irritant and may damage blood and liver.

Additionally, it contains an excessive amount of butyl paraben (Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, measured value as acid: 0.21 % by weight), which is a reproductive toxicant and may have a potential endocrine disrupting activity.
/ The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  50 ml of henna-based hair dye product.
Packaging description:  Product is packaged in a sealed, glossy plastic bag and sold in a cardboard envelope.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00934/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Multiplug socket
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  S 3-6
 
Barcode:  4 771637 853111
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The pins of the product are too long.

As a results, live parts remain accessible when the product is plugged to a mains socket. A user might touch them and receive an electric shock.

The product is not sufficiently protected against overload.

Consequently, it could overheat during normal use, increasing the risk of burns or fire. / The product does not comply with the relevant standards IEC 60884-1 and IEC 60844-2-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Plug with three sockets, suitable for a rated voltage of 250 V, 6 A, without earth connection and with a protection level IP20.
Packaging description:  The product was sold without a packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00943/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: Start
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  STYL4254
 
Barcode:  5949046204254
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The pins of the product are inapropriate; consequently, they could overheat during normal use, leading to a risk of burns to the user or a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant international standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  White mains extension lead with 3 sockets and a 5 m.-long cord.Technical characteristics: 10A, 250V, Pmax 2500W, IP20.
Packaging description:  The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag closed with a blue cardboard labelled with the brand, instructions and characteristics of the product, the importer's details, and warnings.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: A12/00958/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Light pad
 
Brand: ART sensations
 
Name: Light PAD LED
 
Type / number of model:  AR0904 (light pad), DS6188EWE (power supply unit)
 
Barcode:  8719747599754
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The clearance/creepage distance between the primary and secondary circuit and inside the transformer are inadequate, and the insulation is not sufficient. Therefore, the power supply unit supplied with the product poses a risk of electric shock. The casing material of the adaptor is flammable, therefore it could lead to burns to the user or to a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Light PAD with three different brightness levels, supplied with a separate power supply.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a black-red cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27
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Alert number: INFO/00088/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Weimeng
 
Name: KN95 Folding Protective Mask
 
Type / number of model:  9501
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  20.04.2020
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 masks.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00083/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Soap basket
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can be easily detached from the product.

Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff.

This may lead consumers, and specially children, to put the product in the mouth, which could entail the risk of choking. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Cosmetic set consisting of 8 different miniature soaps imitating pieces of food stuff (fruits and egg) in a wicker basket.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a wicker basket with green paper in the inside.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00084/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair Clipper
 
Brand: Kemei
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is advertised with a substandard adaptor for permanent use with inadequate insulation. As a result, a person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace

 
Description:  Professional Hair Clippers Men's Basic Barber Set Electric Trimmer Shaver KEMEI. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00085/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Platform Listing: Hair clipper set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Flyglobal
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is advertised with a substandard adaptor for permanent use with inadequate insulation. As a result, a person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable hair clipper with a set of shaver heads. The product was sold online, notably on Amazon. According to the listing, the product is supplied with an adapter, and branded as "Multifunctional Waterproof".
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00086/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Platform Listing: Hair clipper set
 
Brand: Surker
 
Name: Professional Hair Clipper
 
Type / number of model:  Colour: Burgondy, SK-710
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is advertised with a substandard adaptor for permanent use with inadequate insulation. As a result, a person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric-powered hair trimming set (clipper and trimmer). According to the listing, the product is supplied with an adapter, a set of shaver heads, a comb and a cleaning brush. The product was sold online, notably on Amazon.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00087/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair clipper with accessories
 
Brand: Cheap4UK
 
Name: Hair Clippers Men Professional Cordless Clippers
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is advertised with a substandard adaptor for permanent use with inadequate insulation.

As a result, a person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Black and silver colour hair clipper with built-in battery which can be charged via the supplied mains cable and plug adaptor. It is accompanied by several accessories for different hair cuts.
Packaging description:  The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon and listed as "Hair Clippers Men Professional Cordless Clippers Haircut Hair Trimmer Kit Rechargeable Head Shaver".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00089/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Platform Listing: Hair steamer
 
Brand: Heatigo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Stripes 2
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is advertised with a substandard adaptor for permanent use with inadequate insulation. As a result, a person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace

 
Description:  Hair steamer with accessories. The product was sold online, notably on Amazon. According to the listing, the product is supplied with an adapter, converters and hat accessories.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00090/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Platform Listing: hair clipper set
 
Brand: Kemei
 
Name: Baby Cut of the Experts
 
Type / number of model:  KM-5017
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is advertised with a substandard adaptor for permanent use with inadequate insulation. As a result, a person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace

 
Description:  Electric hair clippers for babies.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a small black and blue cardboard box. The product was sold online, notably on eBay.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27

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Alert number: INFO/00091/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Platform Listing: Nail lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is advertised with a substandard adapter for permanent use with inadequate insulation. As a result, a person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace

 
Description:  Nail lamp manicure that is a vacuum cleaner/dryer. According to the listing, the product is supplied with a UK-adapter. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 27