Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 36 ( Published on: 12/09/2014)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1374/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Glue
 
Brand: La Fourmie
 
Name: Colle Forte
 
Type / number of model:  Item No 34015
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700538500290
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains chloroform (measured value 38.4 % by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Cyanoacrylate superglue in blister - 6 yellow tubes of 3g per pack
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1386/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Rechargeable head torch
 
Brand: JYSUPER
 
Name: Chang Headlight
 
Type / number of model:  JY-501 - Model 501 LED
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Live parts of the LED panel and the device connector terminal sockets are easily accessible. The cross-sectional area of the cores of the internal wires is too small and in case of a short-circuit the internal wires may overheat. The plastic part near the pins is not sufficiently resistant to heat and fire and may therefore catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable head torch. The product housing is made of black and yellow plastic and has 7 LEDs. A battery charger and an elastic head strap are attached to the product. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1406/14       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Robot lawnmower
 
Brand: Biltema
 
Name: Robot Lawn Mower
 
Type / number of model:  LMR24 (L600, N600, C600)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
The blades of the robotic lawnmower are easily accessible and a person in the line of movement of the lawnmower could receive cuts. In addition, the blades have insufficient strength and could detach at high speed causing cuts to a person nearby.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Robotic lawnmower
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1408/14       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Chainsaw
 
Brand: Kraft & Dele
 
Name: Professional Chainsaw - Gas Chain Saw
 
Type / number of model:  KD151 (as HSJCS-5200), KD153 (as HSJCS-5200)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The handle of the chainsaw is too small to be gripped easily when wearing gloves. The chain brake and the throttle interlock do not operate correctly and the stop function does not stop the engine instantly.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Two petrol powered chainsaws. KD153: 400mm length blade and green in colour. KD151: 450mm length blade and blue in colour. Both models of chainsaws are 52cc. Each outer cardboard box contains two of the same model of chainsaw. The chainsaws need to be assembled by the end user.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1375/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycles
 
Brand: Harley-Davidson
 
Name: FXDL
 
Type / number of model:  Type: FD2. EC type-approval number: 04*2002/24*0414*14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced from January 2014 to June 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
If the engine is operated at a speed 5 800 revs/min, the vibration transmitted to the ignition switch is so strong as a result of a resonance that the engine may cut out unexpectedly. If this happens in traffic it could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Denmark, Croatia, Hungary, United Kingdom, Spain, Finland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/1407/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chevrolet
 
Name: Camaro
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 1) GMX511 2) GMX521 Model: 1) Camaro Convertible (F) 2) Camaro Coupe (F) EC-Type approval number: 1) 2012 e11*KS07/46*0040*01-03 2) 2012 e11*KS07/46*0041*01-04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Affects all 2010-2014 model year Chevrolet Camaro vehicles.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The driver may bump the ignition key with his or her knee and unintentionally move the key away from the “run” position. If this occurs, engine power, and power braking will be affected and power steering may be affected, increasing the risk of a crash. In the event of a crash, the timing of the key movement out of the “run” position, relative to the activation of the sensing algorithm of the crash event, may result in the airbags not deploying, increasing the potential for occupant injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Canada
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Croatia, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1397/14       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: OX-ON
 
Name: Nippon
 
Type / number of model:  Article No 076.06 , TUN 5725689
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 5701952076062, Batch No 9500711
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the various leather parts contain Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured values up to 6.4 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Calfskin work gloves with navy blue textile fabric in the back of the hands. In the wrist, there is a 4 cm wide grey elastic textile with leather velcro fastening, the latter with navy blue edging. Size of the sample: 6.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1398/14       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: Strong Hand
 
Name: Pawa
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 0174- 88
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because parts of leather in the palms contain Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured values up to 5 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Leather gloves with textile back. The gloves are beige and green and they have a leather strip as knuckle protection across the back of the hand (4 cm wide) and a 7 cm wide cuff of textile. The size of the sample is 10.5.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1379/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Jin Sui
 
Name: Mobile Phone
 
Type / number of model:  JS5619B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5823331124093
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound level is too high and could cause damage to hearing.

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: Other): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Pink and white plastic toy phone. It is operated with 3 button cells and supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1382/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Popular Front
 
Type / number of model:  Item No: 4911870, B: 96
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8713149118704
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Plastic material of the head of the doll contains 37.6 % by weight di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate is toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive organs.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll, about 20 cm tall, with accessories. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1383/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely Girl Come on !
 
Type / number of model:  602-1-2-3-4. Item No: 4910011, B: 216
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8713149100112
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Plastic material of the head of the doll contains 33.4 % by weight di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate is toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive organs.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll, about 10 cm tall, with accessories.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1384/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Lianyi Toys
 
Name: Lovely Girl, Everlasting Friendship
 
Type / number of model:  798-10B Item No: 4918615, B: 144.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8713149186154
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Plastic material of the head of the doll contains 35.5 % by weight di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate is toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive organs.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll, about 10 cm tall, with pink hair and with accessories.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1385/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Shantou S.E.Z.
 
Name: Girl Pretty
 
Type / number of model:  201203 Item No: 4914349, B: 144.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8713149143492
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains 38.3 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate is toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive organs.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll, about 10 cm tall, with blue hair, pink shoes and other accessories.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1387/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Csuklyás gumi álarc ('Hooded rubber mask')
 
Type / number of model:  PG-CSGA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999555720820
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the gauze hair. If the child wears the mask and it catches fire, the child could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Terrifying face mask, covering the entire head and neck, with hair made of gauze and grey plastic at the front and black polyester fabric at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1388/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: WAN JU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T 004705
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 9 00000 047057
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 33 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate is toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll dressed in a colourful dress with pink hair and handbag. Packaging: a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1394/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: My BABY
 
Type / number of model:  N: 00272
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8585030000272
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the dolls contain up to 22.7 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and up to 0.37 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP). These phthalates are toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Set of three plastic dolls (two large and one small), coloured hair, colourful dress, red shoes. Packed in transparent plastic bag with a pink cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1395/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: QING XING TOYS
 
Name: Furniture
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 117E
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the doll contains up to 21.4 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and up to 0.14 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP). These phthalates are toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with furniture. The doll has blond hair, a shiny coloured dress and red shoes. Packed in a transparent plastic blister with paper back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1396/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kiely
 
Type / number of model:  No. 026
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8581939058376
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 24.1 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate is toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system. The product also contains 5 % by weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Set comprising of a plastic doll with four dresses and a plastic pony. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1401/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pushchair for dolls
 
Brand: XinYuan
 
Name: Doll Carrier
 
Type / number of model:  No. 69881B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8787872091962
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The pushchair can easily collapse, thus posing a risk of injuries due to entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts.

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: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Toy pushchair for dolls, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1402/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: KIM'PLAY
 
Name: Epée a Bulles
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 163
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: 1233A / placed on the market: April 2012/ barcode 3225430001633
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Microbiological
 
The transparent yellow plastic of the sword contains 0.36 % by weight of dibutylphtalate (DBP). This phthalate is toxic and harmful for the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

Presence of mesophilic aerobic micro-organisms in the soap solution exceeding the limit values. There is a risk of infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.


 

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

 
Description:  Giant bubble sword – 40 cm – in blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1403/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle set
 
Brand: Beilekona
 
Name: Enlighten series
 
Type / number of model:  No. 8316
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8787872282230
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
There is a choking hazard because the rattles can easily break, releasing small parts which can easily be swallowed by small children.

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: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Baby's rattle set comprising ten rattles. The set is packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1404/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy ironing board
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Magical Iron Board
 
Type / number of model:  Νο. 891
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8810012102805
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ironing board can easily collapse, thus posing a risk of injuries due to entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts.

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: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Toy ironing board supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1373/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' trousers
 
Brand: 888 Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstring on the lower hems of the trousers could become trapped and cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Red checked trousers intended for children up to 4 years old with red drawstrings at the lower edge of the garment. Composition: Cotton 95%, Elastane 5%. The label indicates that the product is made in Italy. This is false.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1376/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LV12618
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstring in the hood can become trapped and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  A children´s hoodie in grey colour with a Mickey mouse print, in size 95, with drawstring in the hood area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1377/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's overalls
 
Brand: QiFeng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G1027C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains an elastic drawstring with protruding loops and plastic toggles in the neck area that may become caught, which could cause the child to be strangled.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

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

 
Description:  Children's blue polyester overalls with hood and zip. The hood can be removed from the jacket with a zip. The product is decorated with the inscription: "Sports".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1378/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: GRACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G-5199
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999011551999
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of non-fixed drawstrings in the waist area.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Grey and pink polyester leisure trousers for children. Size: 116, 128
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1380/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's raincoat
 
Brand: SL
 
Name: Gyermek Esőköpeny ('Children's raincoat')
 
Type / number of model:  G003
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has a functional cord in the neck area that poses a risk of strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Hooded raincoat for children, with decorations. The product is packed in a plastic bag and available in blue, green, pink and purple colours. Sizes: 92, 110, 120, 128, 135, 148
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1381/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Clothing set for girls
 
Brand: Spunky Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  10SS-68 /E-LSW-002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The presence of the drawstring could lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Purple cotton tracksuit, size 100. The hood of the top has a drawstring with knots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1389/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sweatshirt
 
Brand: GRACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WT9109
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999011591094
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of unattached drawstrings with knots and toggles in the waist area.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Black and white striped sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with a bear, rhinestones, a ribbon and an inscription: „Girl Chic ". The waist area of the sweater includes an unattached drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 110-122.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1399/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' trousers
 
Brand: JIENIS FASHION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JN 8177
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the lower edge of the trousers can become trapped during various activities of a child. A loop can be created and injuries to the child may occur.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Green coloured trousers, intended for boys up to 6 years old. The trousers have green coloured drawstrings at the lower edge of the garment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1400/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' trousers
 
Brand: Holly Work
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MS-5110
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the lower edge of the trousers can become trapped during various activities of a child. A loop can be created and injuries to the child may occur.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

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

 
Description:  Multi-coloured trousers, intended for boys up to 8 years old. The trousers have white drawstrings at the lower edge of the garment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1405/14       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Notebook and mini notebook computers provided with an AC adapter and an AC power cord
 
Brand: HP and Compaq
 
Name: Compaq Mini, Compaq Presario, HP Compaq, HP EliteBook, HP Envy, HP Folio, HP Mini, HP Pavilion, HP ProBook, HP Slate, HP TouchSmart
 
Type / number of model:  The products affected are those that included black AC power cords with the marking "LS-15" moulded on the connector to the AC adapter.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Only black AC power cords with the marking “LS-15” that were sold with notebook computer products from September 2010 to June 2012 are affected by the recall.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The AC power cord supplied with the products can overheat leading to a fire.

The products do not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Black AC power cords with the marking “LS-15” that were sold with notebook and mini-notebook and mini-notebook computers (including mobile work stations and mobile thin clients) and associated mains powered accessories such as docking stations.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Greece, Croatia, Spain

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Alert number: A12/1391/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: CARO light
 
Name: Lightening Beauty Cream
 
Type / number of model:  EAN 9501101 371033
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Fab 10/2009, exp 09/2013
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains hydroquinone as a skin-whitening substance (measured value 4.13% by weight).

The product does not comply with the Regulation on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description:  Tube of cream, with orange screw cap in an orange cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Congo
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36

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Alert number: A12/1393/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Remote control handset
 
Brand: Futaba
 
Name: 7C 2.4GHz Programming for Airplane and Helicopter Models
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 7C-2.4GHz FF7. Charger part no: P-FBC30D/4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code R/C handset:4 513886 015724. Bar code charger: 5028967317721
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The pins of the charger are too thick. As a result, excessive force is required to insert and removed the adaptor from the mains socket. This could cause damage to the socket or the charger and expose live parts resulting in electric shock and/or fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950 and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Remote control handset for airplane and helicopter models supplied with mains charger for handset.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36
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Alert number: A12/1390/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorries
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Arocs
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 964 Model: Arocs EC type approvals: e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0729, e1*2007/46*0730, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0734, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0740
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 February 2013 and 3 June 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cable harness leading to the energy distributor can rub against the edge of the cable harness bracket. The electric cable can become worn or can wear through. Various warning lights may be illuminated on the vehicle's dashboard. The functioning of the transmission control system or lighting unit may be compromised. Possible damage caused by short-circuiting.
 

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

 
Description:  Mercedes-Benz trucks.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1392/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus/Coach
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Intouro, Tourismo and Travego
 
Type / number of model:  Types: 633 01, 632 01, 632 02, 632 03, 632 04, 632 07 EC type-approval/general certification number: 633 01 e1*2007/46*0012*XX 632 01 e1*2007/46*0024*XX 632 02 e1*2007/46*0025*XX 632 03 e1*2007/46*0023*XX 632 04 e1*2007/46*0022*XX 632 07 e1*2007/46*0132*XX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between January 2010 and April 2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
As a result of faulty bonding, the side wall cladding on the maintenance panel under the driver's window may become detached and could cause an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Buses and coaches.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 36