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

Report 34 ( Published on: 21/08/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01156/20       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (hoverboard)
 
Brand: Manta
 
Name: Smart Balance Board 6.5"
 
Type / number of model:  MSB001 VIPER
 
Barcode:  5907377867395
 
Batch number:  MSB001VAZ800BL000967; MSB001VAZ800BL000784
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The battery can easily overcharge, leading to overheating which can result in burns, explosion or fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62133-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Self-balancing two wheeled hoverboard for use as a personal transport device.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01155/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 90L LED fény-fa
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cables are not properly anchored and are too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. / 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: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Tree shaped decorative lamp with 84 flower-shaped cyclamen LEDs.
Packaging description:  Packaging: transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01168/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MERRY CHRISTMAS
 
Type / number of model:  HL100, XM-LED1-100C
 
Barcode:  9 796104 579207
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of cord extension socket allows single-pole insertion of plugs. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. The water could penetrate the product or the user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable, purple LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. The product is recommended for outdoor use.
Packaging description:  Packaging: transparent plastic box with a red paper.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01169/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Konstsmide
 
Name: LED light set
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 5303-100
 
Barcode:  7 318305 303102
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly anchored. The user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 50 non-replaceable, white LED lamps.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01154/20       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: XINGFENGDENGJU
 
Name: MAGIC COOL CAMPING LIGHTS
 
Type / number of model:  XF-5801, J00856 (on a label)
 
Barcode:  5 991800 008561
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wires may overheat. The plastic part of the integrated plug of the luminaire is made of combustible material. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port is inadequate. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools.
User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60598 and EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Metal blue rechargeable, portable camping LED lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains or batteries. The lamp has a colorful mood lighting function. The product is supplied with a charger.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01164/20       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp/torch
 
Brand: LEI HU
 
Name: MULTI-FUNCTION EMERGENCY LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  40382, LH-8818
 
Barcode:  2018100293022, 6 902018 403825
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cables inside the mains power cord are too thin and could overheat during use. The plastic part of the luminaire’s integrated plug is made of combustible material. The insulation and size of the pins of the mains plug and output connector are inappropriate, leaving live parts accessible. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools. User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a 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:  Gray and orange battery operated rechargeable flashlight. The product is supplied with a charger cable.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01165/20       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp/torch
 
Brand: QJ
 
Name: ELECTRIC LAMP
 
Type / number of model:  QJ-828T
 
Barcode:  201810029 4029, 6 970774 330068
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cables inside the mains power cord are too thin and could overheat during use. The plastic part of the luminaire’s integrated plug is made of combustible material. The insulation and size of the pins of the mains plug and output connector are inappropriate, leaving live parts accessible. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools. User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a 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:  White rechargeable, portable LED lamp, which can be operated directly from the mains, the batteries or by the solar module. The product is supplied with a charger cable.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01166/20       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: TM
 
Name: RECHARGEABLE CAMPING LANTERN
 
Type / number of model:  T-5800H (on the packaging), J00855 (on a label)
 
Barcode:  5 991800 008554
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cables inside the mains power cord are too thin and could overheat during use. The mains plug and output connector’s pins’ insulation and size are inappropriate and the USB port’s insulation is inadequate, leaving live parts accessible. Live parts could also become accessible without the use of any tools. User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Black rechargeable camping LED lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the solar module. It also has a reflector function a flame-imitating function. The product is supplied with a charger cable.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01157/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: 911 Carrera 4S
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*0992, Type: 992
 
Company recall code:  ALA8
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between from 11 December 2018 and 8 November 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing error, the screw connection between the front-axle transmission and the transmission mounting may loosen.
Consequently, the front-axle transmission may move beyond its installed position and damage the surrounding components, such as the drive shafts or the fuel tank, which may result in fuel leakage.
Fuel leakage close to a source of ignition increases the risk of fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/01159/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Rifter, Partner
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0625*06 - 09, Type: E
 
Company recall code:  JZT
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 December 2019 and 18 January 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The track rods may be damaged when they are under load. This may result in a loss of driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/01160/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Berlingo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0625*06 - 09, Type: E
 
Company recall code:  HFE
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 December 2019 and 18 January 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The track rods may be damaged when they are under load. This may result in a loss of driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01161/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Combo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0623*06 - *08, Type: E
 
Company recall code:  200283-CO
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 December 2019 and 18 January 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The track rods may be damaged when they are under load. This may result in a loss of driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01162/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 3, Z4, X3M, X4M
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1947, e1*2007/46*1949, e1*2007/46*1988, Types: G3L, G4Z, F34XM
 
Company recall code:  0032140300
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 August 2018 and 1 August 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A vibration fatigue failure of the track rod may occur due to to an exceptional bending load.

Such a failure would lead to a loss of wheel control on one side of the vehicle, 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 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01163/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Triumph
 
Name: Tiger 900, Tiger 900 GT, Tiger 900 Rally, Tiger 900 GT Pro, Tiger 900 Rally Pro, Tiger 900 GT Low
 
Type / number of model:  e9*168/2013*11520, e9*168/2013*11521
 
Company recall code:  SRAN582
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 9 October 2019 and 26 February 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear reflex reflector is not sufficiently affixed and may detach from the motorcycle. This would result in poor visibility of the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/01167/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: Lionelo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Adriaa
 
Barcode:  5902581657770
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
When the swing function is active the cot is not sufficiently stable and may easily overturn. A small child may consequently fall out of the cot and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding cot with metal frame, beige stripes fabric and white mesh, this can open with a zipper at one end. The product has a swing function.
Packaging description:  Packaging: beige textile carrying bag and cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/01158/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons
 
Brand: BF
 
Name: Lufi
 
Type / number of model:  No.1400684
 
Barcode:  8000014006847
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (both the mouthpiece and the balls) are easily accessible and could be swallowed or inhaled by children. This could cause choking.
/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Balloons with bullets filled with small coloured foam balls with a valve plastic mouthpiece.
Packaging description:  Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard closure. 3 balloons / pack.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A12/01153/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Teeth whitening product
 
Brand: DENTECH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item ID: 112230874217; eBay item number:174236385685
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration: 10.8% by weight).
Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed. / This product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Teeth whitening product with application kit. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Packaging description:  The product is contained in a syringe and comes in a hard plastic bag.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00071/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Plastic step stool
 
Brand: Modern living
 
Name: Tritthocker
 
Type / number of model:  Benny
 
Barcode:  9009852286427
 
Batch number:  47380010
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The step stool is not sufficiently resistant to load. It may break down and cause the user to fall increasing the risk of injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 14183.
 

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

 
Description:  Black and gray, folding plastic step stool. Size: 22 x 22 x 29 cm Maximum load capacity: 150 kg.
Packaging description:  Packaging: plastic foil.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A11/00072/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Plastic step stool
 
Brand: JÉWÉ
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art code: 2502030
 
Barcode:  5996025051460
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The step stool is not sufficiently resistant to load. It may break down and cause the user to fall increasing the risk of injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 14183.
 

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

 
Description:  White, folding plastic stool with a step.
Packaging description:  Packaging: plastic foil.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34

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Alert number: A11/00073/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adapter
 
Brand: Apple
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type G
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Affected products are supplied with certain Apple Mac and iOS devices sold primarily in Ireland and UK, including MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iPod, iPhone, and iPad products from 2003 to 2010., Also sold in combination with Apple power adapters sold separately, primarily in Ireland and UK during the same period, and with the World Travel Adapter Kit sold in the EU market from 2003 until 2015
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product could break, exposing internal electrical components. A user might touch the accessible live parts while the adapter is plugged into the wall socket and suffer an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://support.apple.com/en-ie/three-prong-ac-wall-plug-adapter

 
Description:  Affected three-prong wall plug adapters are white, with no letters in the inside slot where it attaches to the Apple adapter. The product was also sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/00118/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: KN95 Respirator/FFP2
 
Type / number of model:  KN95/FFP2
 
Barcode:  9990001050122
 
Batch number:  V86ERUW
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) 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 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95, corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag containing 3 pieces.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 34