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

Report 36 ( Published on: 04/09/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01193/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 2008, 3008, 308, 5008
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0405*04 to *07, e2*2007/46*0070*21-*22 and *24, e2*2001/116*0377*19 and *21, e2*2007/46*0004*16-*17, e2*2007/46*0058*14, Type: L, C, 0U, 0
 
Company recall code:  JSB
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 16 February and 16 March 2015.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sub-frame may corrode and fracture due to defective anti-rust treatment.

This can lead 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:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01195/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Puma MHEV
 
Type / number of model:  e9*2007/46*3165*00
 
Company recall code:  20S46
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 November 2019 and 13 July 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The hybrid battery connections may not have been torqued according to the Ford specification, which can result in a poor electrical connection.
This can lead to the loss of the hybrid drive (MHEV) function, increasing the risk of an accident.
Furthermore, localized overheating and possible melting of surrounding components can occur, 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:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Romania

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Alert number: A12/01198/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: DS
 
Name: DS7
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0601*07 to *09, Type: J
 
Company recall code:  Unknown
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 July and 22 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bolts of the rear axle may not have been tightened to the necessary torque.
This could lead to breakage of the rear axle and 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:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01200/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Roof rack
 
Brand: Thule
 
Name: Rapid Fixpoint XT
 
Type / number of model:  Model numbers: 3049, 3073, 3123, 3130, 3136, 3144
 
Company recall code:  Unknown
 
Production dates:  Sales period: from 16 December 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
As the batch of screws in the mounting kit does not meet the specification, the roof rack system may not be properly secured to the vehicle.
As a result, the roof rack system might become detached from the vehicle and the luggage on it (bicycle carriers and bicycles, roof boxes, etc.) could fall onto the road, endangering the following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Roof rack for attaching loads to the roof of a vehicle.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01204/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle part/coupling ball
 
Brand: ACPS
 
Name: Bosal, Oris
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: E1 55R – 011512, e1*94/20*1512, e1*94/20*0019, Types: D140, D 125/1
 
Company recall code:  512-771/10007/20
 
Production dates:  The affected units were manufactured between 29 and 30 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The affected batch was cast incorrectly and therefore cracking can occur during use.
If further used, the ball of the trailer coupling breaks off and the trailer becomes detached from the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicle part/coupling ball
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01205/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Transit, Transit Custom
 
Type / number of model:  e1*2007/46*1100*16
 
Company recall code:  20S47
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 4 October 2019 and 29 July 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The lower control arms fitted to vehicles may have missing or partial welds. As a result, the control arms could break, 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:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01206/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1829*01-03, Type: F2A
 
Company recall code:  8391001
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 11 September 2017 and 10 February 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The condensed water drainage hose of the air-conditioning system may not be properly fitted. In such a case condensed water from the air conditioning system could enter the passenger compartment of the vehicle, ending up in the footwells of the driver and passenger side and in the central tunnel. As a result, any electrical components installed there could be corroded and/or subjected to short circuits or leakage currents. As a consequence, the SRS control unit could stop working, the vehicle may fail to start, the engine emergency run could be activated while driving, and the functioning of other components (e.g. the fuel pump, automatic/manual emergency call) could be adversely affected. /
 

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

 
Description:  Model series: BR 177
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01207/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Juke, Navara, Note, Pulsar, Qashqai
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: Individual approval, Types: Pulsar (C13), Navara NP300 (D23), Note (E12), Juke (F15), Qashqai (J11)
 
Company recall code:  PS0C1
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 September 2015 and 14 March 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The child lock on the rear doors could be defective.
As a result, it might be possible to open the door even when the child lock is activated, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles with right-hand drive.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/01192/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plush animals
 
Type / number of model:  Item. S-2019014
 
Barcode:  6420190140142
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product's suction cup contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and(measured values: up to 37 % by weight). DEHP may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plush toy (in different shapes, including sheep, zebra, crocodile) with tab and suction cup.
Packaging description:  A cardboard label is attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01197/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: my first Fashion Perfect
 
Type / number of model:  Item: S7080, N0. 958 (on packaging)
 
Barcode:  5907714497469
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 9% by weight) and di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 7.8% by weight). These phthalates 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll, available with different styles and hair.
Packaging description:  Printed cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01202/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Princess the First
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0: TC55530, N0.DY810
 
Barcode:  5907714492372
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 20.1% 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll.
Packaging description:  Printed cardboard box with plastic window
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01203/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of rubber ducks
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Zabawka
 
Type / number of model:  N0: TC35904
 
Barcode:  5902135839874
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 14.6% 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Set of rubber ducks consisting of one big duck and three small ducks.
Packaging description:  Supplied in a net.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01209/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dekoracja
 
Type / number of model:  N0:2018 , Q180901043
 
Barcode:  5907221694481
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun supplied with two projectiles with suction cups.
Packaging description:  Plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01210/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Brokatowy Slime z Jednorozcem
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy is too high (measured value: 1592 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Toy slime with glitter including a plastic figurine of a unicorn.
Packaging description:  Plastic container with a screw cap.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01199/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Aneeza Gold Beauty cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  1143723500026
 
Batch number:  B# 27645-56, EXP 03/21, MFB 03/19
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 21.3 g/kg). Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  20g of skin lightening cream in a plastic jar.
Packaging description:  Cold-coloured cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01196/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric kettle
 
Brand: Łucznik
 
Name: Czajnik elektryczny
 
Type / number of model:  WK 1800 S
 
Barcode:  5902022181758
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation of the supply cable may easily get damaged, leaving live parts accessible to the user. The user may consequently receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-2-15.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric kettle.
Packaging description:  Printed cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01208/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Ceiling fan and LED light unit
 
Brand: Fcmila
 
Name: Ceiling fan and LED light unit
 
Type / number of model:  DZ0152-1
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electric strength of the product is not sufficient.
Consequently, accessible parts may become live and the user can receive an electric shock.
/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  500mm ceiling fan and LED light unit.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box with polystyrene inner.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00076/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy water gun
 
Brand: Nerf
 
Name: Super Soaker Water Blaster
 
Type / number of model:  XP20, XP30
 
Barcode:  5 010993629916, 5010993629893
 
Batch number:  E6286, E6289
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The ink on the sticker of some water tanks on the product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 13889 mg/kg). Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

Company recall page:  http://www.supersoakerrecall.com

 
Description:  Two models of super soaker water blasters. XP20 model is a green and orange water blaster, XP30 is a blue and orange water blaster.
Packaging description:  Blue cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A11/00077/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Activity play mat
 
Brand: Britton
 
Name: Big Owl
 
Type / number of model:  B2301
 
Barcode:  473171023015
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of half ball shaped hanging toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. A small child may put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke on it. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Colourful baby play mat with arches from which several toys are hanging.
Packaging description:  Packed in plastic bag. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/00122/20       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Garden table
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are sharp edges, cracks and accessible dents and holes in the table. A user might consequently suffer injuries or cuts during use. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden garden table, oval shape and rustic colour. Dimensions 100 cm x 50 cm.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01194/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: CR-V
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: NATO vehicle, Type: RW1, RW2
 
Company recall code:  6GK
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 20 November 2018 and 12 September 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The description of the front-seat passenger airbag warning light given in the manual is incorrect.
This could lead to a misinterpretation by an occupant of the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36

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Alert number: A12/01201/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry/bus
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGS
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0234*37, e4*2007/46*0234*38
 
Company recall code:  TI 7181
 
Production dates:  December 2019 to May 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to incorrect parameterisation of the wheelbase, a sensing error could occur in the braking system. There is therefore a risk of delayed braking effect and thus an increased braking distance. /
 

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

 
Description:  Lorries/buses
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Poland, Slovenia