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

Report 33 ( Published on: 14/08/2020)
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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01137/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Hand disinfectant
 
Brand: MissLife
 
Name: MissLife Hand Cleanser Gel
 
Type / number of model:  100ml Hand Cleanser
 
Barcode:  8681734013256
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product contains methanol (measured value: 11.6 %), which is acutely toxic to the central nervous system and to the eyes. Furthermore, the required hazard pictograms and warnings are missing. Users have therefore no information on the toxicity and flammability of the product. The packaging is not fitted with child-resistant fastening.
Ingestion or contact with methanol may lead to blindness and death. / The product does not comply with the Biocidal Products and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Trasparent hand cleanser gel.
Packaging description:  100ml transparent container, green and white label, blue logo with white font.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01138/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Jumpy, Spacetourer
 
Type / number of model:  Type: V, e2*2007/46*0530*00 to *10, e2*2007/46*0531*00 to *07
 
Company recall code:  GYJ
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 January 2016 and 5 June 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly attached and can become damaged.
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:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01139/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Expert, Traveller
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0532*00 to *09, e2*2007/46*0533*00 to *07, e2*2007/46*0533*10 , Type: V
 
Company recall code:  JRH
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 January 2016 and 26 June 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly attached and can become damaged.
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:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01140/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: CX-30
 
Type / number of model:  e13*2007/46*2041*04
 
Company recall code:  AL014A
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 10 December 2019 and 3 March 2020.
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake caliper mounting bolts may be loose or missing.
This may cause reduced braking performance and caliper interference with wheel rotation, resulting in loss of control over the vehicle and increased risk of an incident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01141/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: CX-30
 
Type / number of model:  e13*2007/46*2041*04
 
Company recall code:  AL015A
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 10 December 2019 and 20 March 2020.
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Due to an improper manufacturing process of the fuel tank, when fully refueling the vehicle, liquid fuel will eventually fill the charcoal canister resulting in a leak. A leak from the canister in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of fire. Additionally, the engine may stall while driving, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car equipped with all-wheel drive.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01145/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class, GLA
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0470*25, e1*2007/46*1829*08, Type: 245 G, F2A
 
Company recall code:  3590006
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 9 and 17 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screws on the rear axle might not be tightened properly, which could lead to overloading of other screw connections.
This can result in loss of wheel control and consequently to loss of control over the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Model series BR 156,177.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Greece

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Alert number: A12/01146/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: B-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1909*00, Type: F2B
 
Company recall code:  9190013
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 3 September and 7 November 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The welded joints fixing the frame of the front seats may not comply with the specifications.
As a result they could fail in the event of a crash, causing the seat and its occupant to move more than expected, leading to increased risk of injuries. /
 

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 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01147/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Infiniti
 
Name: EX, FX
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0477 , Type: J50
 
Company recall code:  R1501
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 June 2007 and 25 April 2008.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Wear on the upper steering column bearing could lead to increased friction during steering.
Continued use of the damaged steering column could lead to full loss of steering power, 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:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01148/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Subaru
 
Name: Forester
 
Type / number of model:  E13*2007/46*1305*04, E13*2007/46*1305*01, E13*2007/46*1305*05, E13*2007/46*1305*06, E13*2007/46*1305*07
 
Company recall code:  SRT280
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2015 and 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An electrical connection that is part of the occupant detection system may become loose or unstable. As a result, the system will not be able to detect if the seat is occupied, and therefore may deactivate the airbag. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/01149/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Kuga
 
Type / number of model:  e13*2007/46*2188*02
 
Company recall code:  20S27
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 November 2019 and 8 June 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The Fuel Operated Heater (FOH), could switch itself on when not programmed to do so by the driver.
If this happens in a closed space, such as a garage, it could result in personal injury or death. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles, equipped with a Fuel Operated Heater (FOH).
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01150/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Kuga PHEV
 
Type / number of model:  e13*2007/46*2188*02
 
Company recall code:  20S38
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 July 2019 and 15 July 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Internal or charging fault could cause the High Voltage (HV) battery pack to vent hot gas.
As such gases have not been routed away from other components, they will cause them to exceed their designed working temperatures.
Overheating of components such as the fuel tank and fuel lines will increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Kuga Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), fitted with a Hight Voltage (HV) battery pack.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Germany, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01142/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SHOOT GUN
 
Type / number of model:  NO.6699, 509102139/1PC
 
Barcode:  4772013031536
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The suction cup of the projectile can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth in order to wet it before shooting, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by it. The bottom edge of the solid yellow plastic part of the toy gun is uneven and with sharpness and can cause injuries. / The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic shooting toy gun set with two types of projectiles.
Packaging description:  The toy is sold in a blister package with a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01134/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: Jack & Jones Junior
 
Name: JJSHALE NOOS
 
Type / number of model:  12165551 - Size 128
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the hood. They may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://about.bestseller.com/sustainability/product-safety/product-recalls

 
Description:  Mid-season jacket for children with drawstrings in hood. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Myanmar
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01135/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: Jack & Jones Junior
 
Name: JORFLEX JACKET JR
 
Type / number of model:  12168224 - SIZE 128
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the hood. They may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://about.bestseller.com/sustainability/product-safety/product-recalls

 
Description:  Mid-season jacket for children with drawstrings in hood. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Myanmar
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01133/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: USB Wall charger
 
Type / number of model:  144585, 4585_MKTO
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient, and the user could receive an electric shock. The product's enclosure is flamable, which can cause 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: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Yellow-coloured USB charger 1000 mA
Packaging description:  Product sold in bulk. The product is also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01136/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: AC/DC Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  JCY-1210 (12-PLM-1A-20-P)
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage/clearance distances are inadequate. The user may receive an electric shock from live parts. / 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Black power supply adapter.
Packaging description:  Packed in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01151/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Markslojd
 
Name: Bear
 
Type / number of model:  Nr 105792
 
Barcode:  EAN 7330024549364
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is child-appealing and is not supplied with a Safe Extra-Low Voltage (SELV) transformer. In case the lamp breaks, live parts can become accessible. A child could touch them and get 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Bear-shaped table lamp, powered through the mains.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white-and-blue cardboard box, with a picture of the product on it.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33

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Alert number: A12/01152/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Markslojd
 
Name: Helge
 
Type / number of model:  art. Nr 105311, typ Nr 105310
 
Barcode:  EAN 7330024541474
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is child-appealing and is not supplied with a Safe Extra-Low Voltage (SELV) transformer. In case the lamp breaks, live parts can become accessible. A child could touch them and get 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Owl-shaped table lamp, mains powered
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white-and-blue cardboard box, with a picture of the product on it.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00070/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby pushchair
 
Brand: Thule
 
Name:  Thule Sleek stroller
 
Type / number of model:  110000017/20/3 -1733
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Two screws are missing from the handlebar. The handlebar may easily detach and the pushchair may tip over. A child may consequently suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  A black stroller designed to carry children. The affected strollers have been manufactured from May 2018 through September 2019.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Norway, Poland
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/00117/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Medical face mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Medical Sterile Mask
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  EAN 6954295425540
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product claims to meet the requirements of a surgical mask but it has not been certified as such 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 requirements of the Medical Devices Directive and of the relevant European standard EN 14683.
 

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

 
Description:  Medical face mask
Packaging description:  The masks are packed separately in white plastic packaging, with instructions (in Chinese) in bold green characters.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01143/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Ford Trucks
 
Name: F-Max
 
Type / number of model:  Model: CHK1, Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*0089*15-*16
 
Company recall code:  FSA 201915A / FSA 201915B
 
Production dates:  10 August 2018 to 29 August 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The seat-back adjustment mechanism and potentially a seat locking bolt have been poorly fitted. 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:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia