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

Report 32 ( Published on: 07/08/2020)
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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01126/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Fusion Ink
 
Name: Mixing Yellow
 
Type / number of model:  FI-046
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  011-1D20211121, Mindestens haltbar bis: 21.11.2021
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: 1.2 ppm).

Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidneys and bones and it may cause cancer.

Additionally, according to the list of ingredients, the product contains the colourant pigment yellow 14 (CI 21095), which releases the aromatic amine 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine.
This aromatic amine is skin sensitiser and may also cause cancer.


/ The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the levels of cadmium do not exceed 0,2 ppm and that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  30 ml of yellow tattoo ink.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bottle with dispensing nozzle and screw cap.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01127/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Fusion Ink
 
Name: Shamrock
 
Type / number of model:  FI-069
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  008-1D20210813, Mindestens haltbar bis: 13.08.2021
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: 0.65 ppm). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidneys and bones and it may cause cancer.

Additionally, it contains benzisothiazolinone (measured value: 0,007 %), which is not allowed in cosmetic products, and, according to the list of ingredients, the colourant pigment yellow 14 (CI 21095), which releases the aromatic amine 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine. This aromatic amine is skin sensitiser and may also cause cancer.
Benzisothiazolinone is a skin sensitiser and triggers allergic reactions or contact dermatitis. / The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the levels of cadmium do not exceed 0,2 ppm, that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present nor released from azo-colourants, and that substances forbidden in the Cosmetic Products Regulation are not used.
 

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

 
Description:  30 ml of green tattoo ink.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bottle with dispensing nozzle and screw cap.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01128/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting string
 
Brand: EGLO
 
Name: Batholino
 
Type / number of model:  32859, Tolorico
 
Barcode:  9002759328597
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  LED lighting string with an adaptor.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box with photograph of product
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01130/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LICE BRASIL
 
Name: 100 LED LUZ DE NATAL
 
Type / number of model:  27640, ZSD00
 
Barcode:  7521890276403
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient, the conductors in the wires are too thin, the distance between the plug and the first lamp or lampholder is too short and the protection against water is not sufficient. This can lead to increased risk of electric shock or fire. / 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 LEDs.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a brightly coloured (red-to yellow, with Christmas images) cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01131/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED LIGHTS
 
Type / number of model:  KR-001
 
Barcode:  6905990160168
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient, the conductors in the wires are too thin, the distance between the plug and the first lamp or lampholder is too short and the protection against water is not sufficient. This can lead to increased risk of electric shock or fire. / 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 LEDs and 8 functions.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a blue cardboard box with pictures of the product.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01132/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Veselé Vánoce / Merry Christmas
 
Type / number of model:  QL2095
 
Barcode:  8820956610854
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient, the conductors in the wires are too thin and the protection against water is not sufficient, which could result in electric shock or fire. / 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 140 LED lights
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a red cardboard box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01123/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Log splitter
 
Brand: Kraft & Dele
 
Name: Rebak do drewna
 
Type / number of model:  KD1580, KD1582
 
Barcode:  5903175330123, 5903175337580
 
Batch number:  Manufactured in 2019
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The device is not equipped with a protective cover. The user's hand may get caught in between the sharp and moving elements of the machine which could lead to injury. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 609-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Mains-powered log splitter.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01114/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Octavia
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e8*2007/46*0355*00 to 02, Type: NX
 
Company recall code:  91AA
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 21 November 2019 and 11 May 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The eCall service may not function properly and the call centre/rescue coordination centre cannot be activated because of the lack of audio connection and data transmission.
As a result, the driver will not be able to get help through the system in the event of a fault or accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Czechia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01118/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLB
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1909*05, Type: F2B
 
Company recall code:  6290301
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 May 2019 and 24 January 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bodywork around the front wheelhouses has not been sealed in accordance with the specifications, allowing water to penetrate into the front foot spaces and damage the control units and other electrical components installed in those areas.

As a result the instrument cluster could stop showing information, the braking assistance (e.g. ABS, ESP) could be restricted, or the engine could stall while driving or no longer be able start, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Model series: BR 247.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01121/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Vito, V-Klasse
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*23, e1*2007/46*0458*18, e1*2007/46*0459*12, Type: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5
 
Company recall code:  VS2SIKAROB
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured on 18 February 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The left-hand side seat frame may not have been tightened with the required torque. This could lead to increased 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 van / Light commercial vehicle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Ireland, Romania

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Alert number: A12/01122/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: TOYOTA
 
Name: Hiace, Land Cruiser Prado
 
Type / number of model:  Hiace – frame code GDH306, WMI: JTF, Range by frame number: VDS – VB3AP#; VIS – 080010020, Land Cruiser Prado - frame code GDJ150, WMI: JTE, Range by frame number: VDS – BR8FJ#; VIS – 0K133486-0K137484, Land Cruiser Prado - frame code GDJ155, WMI: JTE, Range by frame number: VDS – CR3FJ#; VIS – 05009583-05009949, Land Cruiser Prado – frame code GDJ150, WMI: JTE, Range by frame number: VDS – BR3FJ#; VIS – 05013668-0K140000, Type-approval number: Individual approval - Hiace , Type-approval number: e6*2007/46*0001*09 - Land Cruiser
 
Company recall code:  19SMD-064
 
Production dates:  Hiace - production period 05.05.2019, Land Cruiser Prado - Production period from 11.03.2019 to 14.05.2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to incorrect instructions for the degree of tightening, the fuel pipe connecting the fuel pump to the main fuel pipe may get loosened by the engine vibrations.

As a result, fuel may leak and cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles equipped with diesel engines.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01125/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: TOYOTA
 
Name: Prius
 
Type / number of model:  Frame code ZVW50, WMI: JTD, Range by frame number: VDS - KB3FU#; VIS – 03088412-03088650;, Frame code ZVW55, WMI: JTD, Range by frame number: VDS – L93FU#; VIS – 03088412-03088650;, Type-approval number: e6*2007/46*0339*01
 
Company recall code:  19SMD-114
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 and 31 July 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An electrical short circuit may occur in the instrument panel.
This may cause the speedometer, odometer and fuel gauge to malfunction, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01112/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s potty
 
Brand: Еlif
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  8 697461662308
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has accessible sharp edges. A child may suffer cuts when using or playing with it. /
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s pot made of PVC, with a movable part intended for seating and a cover.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01117/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: MOOD S.R.L.
 
Name: LE BOLLE DI MOOD
 
Type / number of model:  COD. SM271; COD.SM272; COD.SM273; COD.SM274; COD.SM275; COD. SM276; COD.SM277; COD.SM278; COD. SM282
 
Barcode:  8054187702716, 8054187702723, 8054187702730, 8054187702747, 8054187702754, 8054187702761, 8054187702778, 8054187702785, 8054187702822
 
Batch number:  95
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 7300000 cfu/ml).
There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Soap bubble toy consisting of a plastic stick filled with soapy liquid and a cap in different shapes (e.g. animals, tools, numbers).
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01124/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Manny
 
Name: Beautiful Flower Fairy
 
Type / number of model:  517246974/1PC
 
Barcode:  4772013098676
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 26.3 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with pink hair in pink-coloured dress.
Packaging description:  The product is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01113/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hand cream
 
Brand: Elcurina
 
Name: Intensiv Handcreme mit Sheabutter & Allantoin
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  00760
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value up to: 30000 cfu/g), among which Pluralibacter gergoviae, as well as yeast and mould (measured value up to: 2000 cfu/g).

Pluralibacter gergoviae may be considered an opportunistic pathogen and is often resistant to antibiotics. If the product is used on damaged skin, on mucous membranes, close to the eyes or by immunocompromised users, it may cause infection or irritation. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks, Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users, Stop of sales, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Manufacturer)

 
Description:  125 ml of hand cream.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a light brown plastic tube with a dork brown self-closing cap.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A12/01120/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED ceiling light
 
Brand: londeed
 
Name: LEDT5
 
Type / number of model:  LD3004 (27-PLT5-4/230)
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are insufficient. Consequently, accessible parts might become live, 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 standards EN 60598-1, EN 60598-2.
 

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

 
Description:  A ceiling LED panel light packed in a printed cardboard box.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: A12/01129/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Anti-static Power Socket
 
Type / number of model:  BKL-04
 
Barcode:  6576457848527
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product has no earthing as the earthed conductor is missing. However, an appliance which should be earthed may be connected to the device and would consequently not be earthed.
The user could touch live parts and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Extension lead with 3 socket outlets and 5 USB connectors , on/off switch and timer; cable length: 2 m. Colour: available in black and white. Product size as indicated on the packaging: 162x97x28 mm
Packaging description:  Cardboard box. The product was sold online, in particular via Aliexpress.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00069/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bath book
 
Brand: caramel publishing
 
Name: Badebuch "Das U-Boot"
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  51929002601000000250
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The foam in the product contains an excessive amount of tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate (TCEP), Tris(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) phosphate (TCPP) and Tris[2-chloro-1-(chloromethyl)ethyl] phosphate (TDCP) (measured values: 12, 200 and 630 mg/kg, respectively).

TCEP, TCPP and TDCP might cause cancer and TCEP may also impair fertility by damaging the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-9.
 

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

 
Description:  Waterproof children's activity book made of plastic with built-in horn.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/00109/20       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electric shock lighter
 
Type / number of model:  02404
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The pulse generated by the product can produce an electric shock, particularly dangerous to vulnerable people such as those with implants, pacemakers, heart monitors pregnant women and young children. The product does not have instructions in national language for safe use of the device.
/ The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric shock lighter, powered by 4 batteries.The product was sold online.
Packaging description:  Transparent polyethylene packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: INFO/00110/20       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Toy gum
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electric shock chewing gum
 
Type / number of model:  01198 - green , JB–50528 - yellow
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The pulse generated by the product can produce an electric shock, particularly dangerous to vulnerable people such as those with implants, pacemakers, heart monitors pregnant women and young children. The product does not have instructions in national language for safe use of the device. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric shock toy made of plastic in the shape of a chewing gum, powered by 3 batteries.The product was also sold online.
Packaging description:  Individual packaging with a cardboard label with the following inscriptions: CHEWING GUM, SHOCK
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: INFO/00111/20       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electric shock lighter
 
Type / number of model:  02404
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The pulse generated by the product can produce an electric shock, particularly dangerous to vulnerable people such as those with implants, pacemakers, heart monitors pregnant women and young children. The product does not have instructions in national language for safe use of the device
The product also has a lighter function and may be attractive to children, leading to increased risk of fire. / The product does not comply with the European standards EN 60335-1 and EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric shock lighter in the shape of playing cards, powered by 4 batteries.The product was sold online.
Packaging description:  Transparent polyethylene packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: INFO/00112/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: HAZE PROOF MASK
 
Name: KN95 HAZE PROOF MASK
 
Type / number of model:  KN95 HAZE PROOF MASK
 
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 body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 149.
 

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

 
Description:  White KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box containing 50 units.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: INFO/00113/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Doctor Cross
 
Name: Folding protective KN95 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. The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by the relevant European body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Protective Personal Equipment regulation and the relevant European standard EN 149.
 

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

 
Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box containing 10 units.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: INFO/00114/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Non-Woven 3 Ply Disposable Face Mask (Non Surgical)
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
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. The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by the relevant (European) body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 149.
 

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

 
Description:  Protective respiratory filtration half-face mask according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a printed cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: INFO/00115/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Nion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
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. The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by the relevant (European) body. Consequently, the product might not fulfill the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 149.
 

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

 
Description:  Protective respiratory filtration half-face mask of category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is packed singularly in a plastic packaging, and then sold in a cardboard box with multiple items.
Country of origin:  Ukraine
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32

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Alert number: INFO/00116/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: TL
 
Name: KN95 Protective Mask
 
Type / number of model:  TL-KN95-01
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  TLC2020004001
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by the relevant (European) body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 149.
 

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

 
Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask of category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a printed cardboard packaging containing 50 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia