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

Report 39 ( Published on: 25/09/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01276/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Karkötő / Bijou For You
 
Type / number of model:  N0:19150-27
 
Barcode:  9124010027
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of the jewellery contains cadmium (measured value: 1.63% in weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Braided cord bracelets decorated with a colourful metal butterfly. The product is available in different colours.
Packaging description:  12 pcs in one transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01288/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: TEDI
 
Name: Creolen , Sternchen 3 Paar, gold und silber
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  50338007221000000150 , 63471007221000000150
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to 0.83 μg/cm² /week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.tedi.com/fileadmin/user_upload/Downloads/Kundeninformation/200914-Ohrringe/DEU_Ohrringe.pdf

 
Description:  Set of 3 pairs of Creole earrings in different sizes with star pendants
Packaging description:  The set is sold attached to a cardboard, with a transparent foil.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/01257/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 20 gömbből álló hálózatról működő lampionfüzér
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of the 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, leading to burns or 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 20 non-replaceable white LEDs decorated with 20 spherical lamp shades. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.
Packaging description:  The product is packaged in a white cardboard box. It is also sold online. The name is present only on the instructions for use in the packing box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01271/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Universal Outdoor Trimmer Head Coil Chain Replacement Grass Weed Cutter Mower
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/01274/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 5 tooth brush cutter head
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online, in particular via Wish.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01279/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 6 Steel Blades Grass Trimmer Head Garden Lawn Mower Head Brush Cutter Razor Tool
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01280/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Deep Grey 6 Teeth Blade Razor Trimmer Head Grass Trimmer Brush Cutter Blade for Lawnmower
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01281/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 6 Tooth 6 Inch Garden Lawn Mower Blade Manganese Steel Grass Trimmer Cutter Head
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01282/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Upgrade 6 Blades Steel Outdoor Trimmer Head Razors 65Mn Lawn Mower Grass Weed Cutter
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01283/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Updated Trimmer head 65Mn 6 teeth blade trimmer head brush cutter blade for lawnmower
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01284/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 Teeth Blade Trimmer Head 65Mn Brush Cutter Blade for Lawnmower Grass Trimmer Head
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01285/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Updated Grass Trimmer Head 6 Teeth Blade Trimmer Head Brush Cutter Blade for Lawnmower Green Yellow
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01286/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Upgrade Orange 6 Steel Blades Razor 65Mn Lawn Mower Eater Trimmer Head Grass Brush Cutter
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The rivets attaching the cutting knives to the blade could break. The knives might consequently detach during use and hit the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and Commission Decision 2012/32/EU prohibiting the placing on the market of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.
 

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

 
Description:  Flail-type cutting attachments consisting of several linked metal parts for portable hand-held brush cutters. The product was sold online.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01255/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XJ
 
Type / number of model:  e11*2007/46*0089
 
Company recall code:  H294
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 June 2009 and 23 May 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The Restraint Control Module (RCM) can be reverted to a default level calibration in case an update is unsuccessfully undertaken.

As a result, the Supplementary Restraint System (SRS) may fail to correctly deploy the front airbags in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of an injury. /
 

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 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/01262/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A8, S8, S8+
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 0284 *, e1*2007/46*0398*, Type: 4H
 
Company recall code:  51G6
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between June 2010 and July 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The wire coil profile used in the radiator tank seal may be deformed due to the very variable temperatures within the engine compartment. Over time, and under unfavourable conditions, this could lead to the radiator seal coming loose. A loose radiator seal could come into contact with hot components in the engine compartment as a result of vibrations during driving. This could lead to the seal and, potentially, neighbouring components starting to smoulder, increasing the risk of fire. /
 

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 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01277/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: XC40
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 536, VIN range: from 0286039 to 0336382.
 
Company recall code:  R10040
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bolts in the Battery Disconnect Unit (BDU), a part of the High Voltage (HV) battery, are not torqued according to the specifications.
As a result, the car may not be able to charge, to drive or to start, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars Volvo XC40, model year 2020, equipped with PHEV hybrid engines.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/01278/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Citan, Sprinter, Viano, Vito, V-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354*12-*14, e1*2007/46*0280*06, e1*2007/46*0294*03, e1*2007/46*0300*09, e1*2007/46*0301*05-*12, e1*2007/46*0305*04-*07, e1*2007/46*0308*03, e1*2007/46*0457*07-*18, Types: 639/2, 639/4, 906 AC 35, 906BA30, 906BA35, 906BA50, 906BA50/4x4, 906BB35, 906BB35/4x4, X, e1*2007/46*0458*02-*08, e2*2007/46*0129*06-*13, e2*2007/46*0130*06
 
Company recall code:  VSXMBOSZU
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2015.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Incorrect mass values on the vehicle registration certificate may lead to overloading of the vehicle. As a result, the front and rear axles can be damaged. /
 

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 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Poland

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Alert number: A12/01261/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Imitation Sweets
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Liquorice Snaps
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff.
This may lead consumers, and specially children, to put the product in the mouth, which could entail the risk of choking. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Food Imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  10 polymer clay resembling liquorice sweet. This product seems to be intended to be an object used in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, thus used as a toy.
Packaging description:  Packaging is a red and white striped box stating ''Watch yourself, they're a wee bit sharp".
Country of origin:  Chile
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01270/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: AROSO (on the attached paper label), PLASTAR (on the packaging/on the product)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. Nr.: 20.812 (on the attached paper label), Type approval: E3 27R03 112267
 
Barcode:  8591522208125 (on the attached paper label)
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the warning triangle is inadequate and it does not sufficiently reflect the light.
Consequently, the triangle might not be seen or could easily overturn. Oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents.
/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the ECE Regulation No. 27.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable warning triangle.
Packaging description:  Red plastic case.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01275/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: FuDing (on the packaging/on the product)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No. 2539 (on the attached paper label), RT611 (on the packaging), Type approval: E32 27R 040004
 
Barcode:  8586009102539 (on the attached paper label)
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the warning triangle is inadequate.
Consequently the triangle could easily overturn and oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the ECE Regulation No. 27.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable warning triangle for motor vehicles.
Packaging description:  Red plastic case.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01256/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Car Playset
 
Type / number of model:  3689A-4
 
Barcode:  5902734395481
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking, Cuts
 
The product has small parts (plastic wheels) that can be easily detached. A child may put them in the mouth and choke. The toy has accessible sharp elements (metal axle), which could cause cuts. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1
 

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

 
Description:  Set of six plastic toy cars.
Packaging description:  Plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01258/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: BIGTOYS
 
Name: Barrel-o-Slime / Masa Galaktyczna
 
Type / number of model:  BZES6811
 
Barcode:  EAN 5902719726811
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy is too high (measured value up to 7159,44 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system.
The migration of lead from the toy is too high (measured value up to 1,60 mg/kg). Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. / 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Company recall page:  http://bigtoys.pl/?id=Komunikaty

 
Description:  Toy slime available in different colours.
Packaging description:  Small plastic container. Collective packaging: printed cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01260/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of plastic rattles
 
Brand: HUABIAO TOYS
 
Name: Baby Concert Funny little toy
 
Type / number of model:  TG416002-D68-1520
 
Barcode:  EAN 5902553823929
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product can easily break, releasing small parts. A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1
 

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

 
Description:  Set of plastic rattles.
Packaging description:  Transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01264/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MILITARY
 
Type / number of model:  516623575/1PC
 
Barcode:  4772013105800
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Suffocation
 
The suction cups may be easily detached. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways. Moreover, the kinetic energy of the projectiles, when hitting a person, is too high. This could cause injuries, especially to the eyes. / 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  The toy set consists of: a long-barreled rifle with a spring-loaded mechanism, three long projectiles with orange polymer suction cups, a grenade, glasses and three targets with a glued coloured sticker - black rigid plastic. Rifle fasteners (screws) - metal.
Packaging description:  Plastic packaging with a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01267/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy gun
 
Brand: Happy Star
 
Name: Pistolet na strzalki
 
Type / number of model:  Art. N0. MPB63237
 
Barcode:  5900368632378
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The suction cups of the projectiles contain an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 25.4% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 11.1% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their 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 toy gun supplied with projectiles with suction cups made of soft plastic material.
Packaging description:  Plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01268/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather jacket
 
Brand: Tom Tailor
 
Name: Lederjacke
 
Type / number of model:  1097
 
Barcode:  4 059799 356610
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather in the product contains chromium VI (measured value up to: 5.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising, can trigger allergic reactions and can cause cancer. / The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Grey leather jacket; according to textile label: 100% lamb nappa leather, lining 100% cotton, sleeve lining 100% polyester.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01269/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: Roeckl
 
Name: Handschuhe
 
Type / number of model:  Frankfurt, Art.-Nr. 13011-018, Farbe 780 Coffee
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  PO00020461
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather in the product contains chromium VI (measured value up to: 6.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising, can trigger allergic reactions and can cause cancer. / The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Dark-brown leather gloves, black textile lining, white between the fingers, silver-coloured metal button.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01272/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sports outfit
 
Brand: HUI HUI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  style-T1
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product has long functional cords with free ends and toggles in the hood and in the waist area. These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  The set consists of a orange-white-neon green sweatshirt with hood and trousers, intended for children up to 8 years, with free ends cords and toggles.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01273/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather jacket
 
Brand: Scotch & Soda
 
Name: Lederjacke
 
Type / number of model:  Style: 156872 20-FWMD-A15, Colour: 3602, Size: L
 
Barcode:  8719029087405
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather in the product contains chromium VI (measured value up to: 14 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising, can trigger allergic reactions and can cause cancer. / The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Jacket in yellow leather with silver-coloured metal buttons and silver-coloured metal zip fastener, rectangular ‘SC’ emblem in synthetic material in the hip area and inside pocket in yellow textile fabric.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/01287/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: MAKARI
 
Name: Crème clarifiante pieds mains coudes
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  21818
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains clobetasol propionate (measured value: 0,1 % by weight). Clobetasol is a corticosteroid that should be applied only if medically prescribed. Exposure to it could cause skin irritation and may lead to endocrine problems. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)

 
Description:  Skin-lightening cream. The product is also sold online, notably through eBay.
Packaging description:  White cream in 75ml white tube, sold in a small white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Burkina Faso
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01259/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: SKEY
 
Name: HAIR DRYER
 
Type / number of model:  F350
 
Barcode:  X0014SPV09
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The distance between the heater and the safety grille is less than required. The user may touch the live parts and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Black electric hair dryer with three accessories.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01263/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: PluieSoleil
 
Name: Hairdryer
 
Type / number of model:  CF-JXZ
 
Barcode:  X0015LTW6T
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
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 Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Black, electric hair dryer with accessories.
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 - 39
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00078/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: SOMOGYI ELEKTRONIC
 
Name: CHRISMAS LIGHT SET / KARÁCSONYFAIZZÓ-KÉSZLET
 
Type / number of model:  KIF 100 , CLEAR, INDOOR
 
Barcode:  5 998312 731697
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The lamps in the lamp holders may be easily rotated. If there is a short circuit in the rotated bulbs, the lights can overheat leading to burns or fire. In addition the dimensions of the flat plug are not suitable. User may consequently touch live parts when connecting the plug to the mains power and receive 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 replaceable, white100 miniature lamps.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01265/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: MERCEDES-BENZ
 
Name: Unimog
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1216*, Model: UGE-453
 
Company recall code:  2006U54W06
 
Production dates:  11.03.2014 to 13.03.2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Mechanical contact with the exhaust pipe can cause damage to a cable set, thereby increasing the risk of fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39

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Alert number: A12/01266/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: Lions City
 
Type / number of model:  Models: B.2007.46.017, B.2007.46.010, B.2007.46.011, B.2007.46.012, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1955*03*, e4*2007/46*0202*35* bis *40*, e4*2007/46*0203*35* bis *38*, e4*2007/46*0250*35*, *36*, *38* bis *41*
 
Company recall code:  TI 7153TR (a)
 
Production dates:  1/2019 to 6/2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A grease used to lubricate mechanical components within the pressure relief device may harden in the event of prolonged exposure to high heat. Hardened grease prevents the controlled emergency venting of tanks, leading in the worst case to the gas tank exploding. In such a case, damage to property and/or personal injury cannot be excluded. /
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/01289/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Setra
 
Name: EvoBus
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 410 01, Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0013
 
Company recall code:  88.10U20101A
 
Production dates:  May 2017 to May 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Poor bonding of the rear centre panel could lead to parts ending up in the road. /
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01290/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Setra
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 410 01, Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0013
 
Company recall code:  65.10U20105A
 
Production dates:  May 2018 to June 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to insufficient adhesion, the plastic end parts of the aluminium strip can end up in the transport area and endanger the following traffic. /
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 39