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

Report 41 ( Published on: 09/10/2020)
null,The product from the LOL Surprise brand was confirmed as counterfeit by the CZ RAPEX CP on 30/10/2020

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/01319/20       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Plastic stool
 
Brand: ER-ER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code 074
 
Barcode:  8699952640741
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The plastic 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 EN 1728: 2012 and EN 581-2: 2015 / AC: 2016
 

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

 
Description:  Small stools, plastic, brown color with a surface imitating knitting (rattan type).
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01321/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Nicotine containing liquid cartridges
 
Brand: Cart Co USA
 
Name: Cart Co
 
Type / number of model:  16 mg/ml nicotine strength , 20 mg/ml nicotine strength
 
Barcode:  0 768114 956216
 
Batch number:  16 mg/ml - 30GE59, 20 mg/ml - 30GE58
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
This product contains nicotine (up to 20 mg/ml), which is classified as acutely toxic, but it does not have a leaflet providing the consumer with information about safe and correct use of the product, contraindications and adverse effects. The user also has no information to avoid the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.vipelectroniccigarette.ie

 
Description:  The product contains 5 units of 1 ml prefilled cartridges.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a grey and white packet, with green, black and white text. A small British Flag symbol is displayed on the front of the packaging. The packet advertises to contain in total 10 ml of liquid product. This product is also sold online.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01327/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: Silverline
 
Name: Silverline Solder
 
Type / number of model:  701153, AS15
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The soldering wire contains lead (measured value: 60 % by weight) and is not correctly labelled to indicate it is restricted to professional users. Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. / The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Soldering wire (100g and 250g). The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Packaging description:  Soldering wire coiled on a blue plastic reel with a blue and white product label.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01320/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 6 Tooth Brush Cutter Brushcutter Electric Garden Trimmer Strimmer Mower Blade
 
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.com.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01344/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Flail-type cutting attachment for brush cutter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 6 Teeth Grass Steel Trimmer Head 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 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01317/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: X-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*6531*00-01, Type: 4701
 
Company recall code:  VS4SIKIND (7290253)
 
Production dates:  Between 28 September 2015 and 14 March 2018
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The child safety lock on the rear doors could come loose unnoticed, as a result of which the rear doors could be opened from the inside. /
 

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 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/01318/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 508
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0628*01-04, 06, Type: F
 
Company recall code:  JXF
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 November 2018 and 13 December 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake hoses on the rear axle can be damaged by coming into contact with the wheel rims. This can cause brake fluid to leak out, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01326/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: NV300
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0037, e2*98/14*0271 , Types: 4, J4
 
Company recall code:  PN9B6
 
Production dates:  29 March 2019 to 6 June 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The parking brake lever bearing bolt may break when the parking brake is used.
This can lead to an unintended movement 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:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01333/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle part - breakaway cable
 
Brand: Nieper
 
Name: NA35, NA35HV, NA30
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: E1 55R - 011545, E1 55R - 011546, E1 55R - 011644 Types: NA35, NA35HV, NA30
 
Company recall code:  2020-NA-RR
 
Production dates:  May 2015 to May 2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The breakaway cable may be defective. This can cause the emergency brake function to fail in the event of a trailer separation, leading to increased risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Breakaway cable that connects the trailer’s brake-release mechanism to the towing vehicle.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01334/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Amarok
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0356*, Type: 2H
 
Company recall code:  66L9, 66M1
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 August 2016 and 1 June 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The winch rope that is used to attach the spare wheel under the vehicle and the additional strap fitted as a secondary safety device may break. This may cause the spare wheel to fall onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic. /
 

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 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01336/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-Class, CLS, E-Class, GLC, S-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*42, 54-56; e1*2001/116*0501*42-43; e1*2007/46*1666*14-15; e1*2001/116*0480*33-38; e1*2007/46*1818*07, Types: 204, 212, R1EC, 204 X, R1ECLS
 
Company recall code:  0993103
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 March 2018 and 18 March 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Due to the lack of documentation, there is no confirmation that the screw connections of the turbocharger’s oil-supply and oil-return pipes were correctly executed during the assembly process.

In the event of a loose screw connection, oil might leak at the oil-supply and/or oil-return pipe of the turbocharger.

The leaking oil might then come into contact with hot components, increasing the risk of fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars with with a 4-cylinder petrol engine; Model series: BR 205, 213, 238, 222, 253, 257
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/01337/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class, B-Class, CLA, GLA, GLB
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1912*03-04, e1*2007/46*1829*07-08, e1*2007/46*1909*03-04, Types: F2CLA, F2A, F2B
 
Company recall code:  0993022
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 17 August 2019 and 6 July 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The oil-supply pipe on the turbocharger may leak.
As a result, engine oil could leak onto the under-body paneling and from there onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.
Moreover, leaking engine oil might come into contact with hot components in the engine compartment, increasing the risk of fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles with a 4-cylinder M282 petrol engine, model series: A-Class (BR 177), B-Class/GLA/GLB (BR 247) and CLA (BR 118).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/01338/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE, GLS
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1885*00 to *03, Types: H1GLE
 
Company recall code:  6790001
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 17 November 2018 and 22 February 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The windscreen may be incorrectly bonded could become detached from the body of the car in the event of a crash.
A passenger airbag being deployed in this case could not be supported by the windscreen as intended. As a result, the restraining effect of the passenger airbag could be impaired, increasing the risk of injury to the passenger. /
 

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

 
Description:  GLE and GLS vehicles, model series BR 167.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01339/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Tiguan Allspace
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0450*, Type: 5N
 
Company recall code:  72K8
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 26 June and 15 July 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing error, the adjustment mechanism on the backrest frame of the front seat may be faulty or incorrectly welded.

As a result, the stability of the seat back and its restraining effect in the event of a rear-impact collision may be impaired, increasing the risk of injury. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01340/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: Q5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 1550 , Type: FY
 
Company recall code:  72L1
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 26 June and 15 July 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing error, the adjustment mechanism on the backrest frame of the front seat may be faulty or incorrectly welded. As a result, the stability of the seat back and its restraining effect in the event of a rear-impact collision may be impaired, increasing the risk of injury. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01341/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Master
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0016*35-38, e2*2007/46*0022*27, e2*2007/46*0047*31, Type: MA, ML, VA
 
Company recall code:  0DAB
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 February and 7 November 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The earth connection in the trailer socket is inadequate.
This may lead to failure of the trailer’s lighting devices and to increased risk of fire. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01342/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 2, 3, 5, 7er, X1, X2, X3, X5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1824, e1*2007/46*1675, e1*2007/46*1676, e1*2007/46*1797, e1*2007/46*1918, e1*2007/46*0276, e1*2007/46*1947, e1*2007/46*2017, e1*2007/46*1688, Types: F2X, F2AT, F1X, G3X, G5X, 7L, G3L, G3K, G5L
 
Company recall code:  0061540500, 0061560500
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 19 March and 6 August 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A short circuit in the high-voltage battery could occur during initial charging due to a particle in the form of a welding bead. This may trigger a chain reaction in the battery, 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 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Iceland, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01343/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: MINI
 
Name: Countryman
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1682, Type: FMX
 
Company recall code:  0061530500, 0061550500
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 4 June and 16 July 2020.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A short circuit in the high-voltage battery could occur during initial charging due to a particle in the form of a welding bead. This may trigger a chain reaction in the battery, increasing the risk of fire. /
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/01322/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic ball
 
Brand: Ya Hong
 
Name: Sport toys Baby Ball
 
Type / number of model:  118239
 
Barcode:  8590331182398
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the ball contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.4% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Baby Ball - Colored inflatable ball with a diameter of 22 cm with pictures (e.g., a picture of a star / fruits / animals).
Packaging description:  The product is packed in a plastic net with a label.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01323/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: HAPPY PARTNER!
 
Name: L. O L. SURPRISE
 
Type / number of model:  N. LQ-6
 
Barcode:  8618000022018
 
Batch number:  Model KT-2201
CounterfeitYES
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.7 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll (Other inscriptions: “LIL SISTERS, CHARM IS INFINITE, FASHION“), high 15cm - different dress and colored plastic hair, white shoes. 3+.
Packaging description:  Bulk pack of 16 pcs / Individually packed in a pink paper cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01324/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty MAGIC FAIRY
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  8597521000197
 
Batch number:  ITEM N: TT7521K25
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 13.2 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll (about 16cm tall) a fairy with multicolored butterfly plastic wings.
Packaging description:  Packed in a cardboard box with transparent window, measuring approximately 18x9x3.5 cm.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01325/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll pull-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Flash Baby
 
Type / number of model:  REF Nr. 1026
 
Barcode:  6920017101085
 
Batch number:  L152003055
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts such as one of the wheels can easily detach. A small child may put them 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with 3 wheels that moves by means of cord retraction and its nappy pants flash. Batteries are not replaceable. It is sold together with 1 little bag with sugar tablets.
Packaging description:  No packaging, 1 label attached.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01329/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Key ring with a soft toy
 
Brand: TEDi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  7604900228
 
Barcode:  76049002281000000150
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The metal ring can easily detach from the toy becoming a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on it. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the 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:  Key ring with a soft toy in the shape of a cow.
Packaging description:  Without packaging.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Poland

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Alert number: A12/01330/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy Slime
 
Brand: ADAR
 
Name: Barrel-o-Slime
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0. A108101
 
Barcode:  5901271415645
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to: 880 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Company recall page:  http://www.adar.com.pl/index.php?p=komunikaty

 
Description:  Toy slime available in different colours.
Packaging description:  Small plastic containers.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01332/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Barrel-O-Slime
 
Type / number of model:  00311786
 
Barcode:  8592190117863
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 3450 mg/kg). Ingestion of or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Colourless slime.
Packaging description:  Plastic container.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01335/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery Operated Toy
 
Brand: Baker Ross
 
Name: Flashing Christmas Bracelets
 
Type / number of model:  AV636
 
Barcode:  50501174078239
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The electrical circuit and the button batteries can easily detach from the toy. A child could place any of them in the mouth and choke on it. When swallowed, button cells can trigger the generation of the highly corrosive sodium hydroxide in the body, leading to severe burns and tissue damage. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directiv and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Flashing Christmas bracelets
Packaging description:  Package with 4 items. The product was sold online
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/01345/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Flashing Swing Ball
 
Brand: Baker Ross
 
Name: Fun Toys Flashing Swing Balls
 
Type / number of model:  EF453
 
Barcode:  5051174046573
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
Given the design and the material of the toy, a child could swing the toy around the head and twist it around the neck, causing strangulation. / 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: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Soft squishy light up balls
Packaging description:  Packaged in clear plastic packaging with cardboard label. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/01346/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Flashing Toy
 
Brand: Baker Ross
 
Name: Funky Faces Flashing Rings
 
Type / number of model:  AR472
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The electrical circuit and the button batteries can easily detach from the toy. A child could place any of them in the mouth and choke on it. When swallowed, button cells can trigger the generation of the highly corrosive sodium hydroxide in the body, leading to severe burns and tissue damage. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Flashing children's rings
Packaging description:  Pack of four items. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/01328/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED Bulb
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Music Bulb
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The speaker cover can easily be twisted off exposing live parts. A user may touch them and receive an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other, Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace

 
Description:  Wireless bluetooth LED bulb with remote controller. The product was sold online, in particular via Wish.com.
Packaging description:  White cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41

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Alert number: A12/01331/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Nail dust collector
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Nail Dust Collector
 
Type / number of model:  858-5
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The clearance/creepage distances between the mains input circuits and low voltage output circuits are not sufficient. This may lead the cord to catch fire, causing burns to the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  A white appliance with 3 fans to collect dust from nails with plastic covering.
Packaging description:  Black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00079/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Keychain
 
Brand: Shimmeez
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PA Reg N. 18699 (CN), F/YK052019, SMZ01000
 
Barcode:  603154010521
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The sequins can easily be detached. A small child might put the toy in the mouth, detach the sequins with the teeth and inhale them. This could lead to infection in the lungs.
Moreover, the fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. A small child may put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. / 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:  A stuffed animal keychain with sequins and a plastic carabiner.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
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Alert number: A12/01348/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Scania
 
Name: I6, Scaia Citywide, Scania Higer
 
Type / number of model:  Models: e9*2007/46*0437*79, e9*2007/46*8038*00, e4*2007/46*0055*40+42, e5*2007/46*1200*02, Type-approval numbers: i6CD3-SCN-M330, i6CD2-SCA-M320, M323,Scania Higer A-series
 
Company recall code:  RC 200312
 
Production dates:  1.1.2018 to 31.8.2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Defective gas pressure regulators cause the tank to crack. If the gas tank cranks, persons in the near area could be injured due to the high internal pressure of the tank. /
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Iceland