Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 37 ( Published on: 19/09/2014)
Additional information provided by the Latvian authorities has been added to the risk description of the notification A12/1994/13 published in the weekly report No. 51/2013.

Weekly overview report on:
 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1419/14       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Road bicycle
 
Brand: Boardman
 
Name: Boardman Road Sport Bicycle
 
Type / number of model:  62910 Boardman Road sport 51.5mm (s); 662423 Boardman Road Sport 53mm, 662621 Boardman Road Sport 55.5mm, 662928 Boardman Road Sport 57.5mm.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the front brake calliper may become loose or detach from the frame if the calliper is not sufficiently tightened, causing the rider to fall off the bicycle.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14781.

Four incidents reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Road sport bicycle, assembled in store prior to distribution to consumers.
Country of origin:  Cambodia
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1411/14       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Saison: 114; GR: 621; order ref.: 4247500; colour: colourless
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch no: 72732014; Bar code: 42475006211000200100
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it releases up to 4.09 µg/cm²/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week. Nickel is a strong sensitizer 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 requirements of the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A pair of drop earrings with colourless, artificial rhinestones presented on black cardboard with print in silver and white, inside a foil sachet.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1418/14       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Bazar Byoux
 
Name: Ibiza
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8712715996364
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products contains cadmium (measured value of cadmium in the metal parts is 19.9 % by weight). Cadmium is very toxic if ingested or inhaled.

The products do not comply with the requirements of the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Earrings on a black plastic label marked with “Bazar Byoux” on the front and the EAN code on the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1428/14       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointers
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 1) 2 in 1 Laser & LED Light; 2) High-Tech Ultra-Glowlite - LED Key Chain
 
Type / number of model:  Product 2): Item No: 308 Torch, Product 2): Lot no. 7914000001, Product 2): Model No: BM 2942
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product is not labelled as a laser and it is too powerful which could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
 

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

 
Description:  2 in 1 laser pointer and LED light key chains.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1433/14       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty Lighter
 
Brand: CHAMP
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  114 WGR: 626 auftr: 7348200
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product is attractive to children. It is therefore possible that a child will play with it and suffer burns due to the flame or cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighter in the form of a mobile phone, length 5,5cm /width 4 cm.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, France, Belgium

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Alert number: A12/1414/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Rechargeable torch with LEDs
 
Brand: Steck
 
Name: Tölthető 16 LED Reflektor kihajtható olvasólámpával (Led rechargeable Reflector)
 
Type / number of model:  STL 2820
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 999082 232100
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because:
• the cross-sectional area of the cores in the mains supply cord is not sufficient. In case of a short circuit the wires may overheat and could cause a fire;
• the dimensions of the plug are less than required therefore the user may touch the pin of the plug during connection;
• the storage compartment of the mains has sharp edges. In case of damage to the cord, live parts could become accessible;
• the protective lampshade can be removed by hand during charging, resulting in live parts becoming accessible.

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable torch with 8 LEDs and an additional foldable reading lamp with 8 LEDs, packed in a cardboard box. The housing of the rechargeable torch is made of dark red plastic, with a silver operating button and a red charge indicator LED. The battery can be charged with a built-in mains supply cord which is placed in a storage compartment of the torch. A shoulder strap is attached to the torch. Technical parameters: 32 Lumen; 4V/1000 mAh; 230 V; 50Hz~; Class II.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1416/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Built-in spotlight
 
Brand: BRILUX
 
Name: "Pont lámpatest, stabil" (still spotlight)
 
Type / number of model:  APRE 39S
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 905148 003706
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The wires connected to the terminal blocks and the single insulated wires can be touched or come into contact with accessible metal parts. The wire ends which are bonded to the terminal block are not protected against pulling and twisting, and live metal parts could consequently become accessible.

In addition, there are no adequate warnings for safe use.

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

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

 
Description:  Metal, built-in spotlight with an E27 ceramic lampholder (supplied without a light bulb). Main components of the light: E27 lampholder with marking: "102 CE"; terminal block with marking: "TEILBAR 230 400V N, D, S, FI, IMQ, KEMA-KEUR, VDE, ÖVE, UL, SEV, CE"; two-wire double insulated cable with marking: "SKYWAY H03VVH2-F"; one-wire basic insulated cord with marking: "1x0.75mm² 2002010105026530 SHENG LE 227 IEC". Technical parameters: ~230 V/50 Hz; max. 40 W R39 E14; F-jel; Class I.; IP20. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1413/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Kangoo
 
Type / number of model:  Kangoo II
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured from 28/09/2012 to 14/05/2013. Type approval: e2*2001/116*0364, e*2007/46*0006
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ABS pipes on the hydraulic unit may be inverted. During heavy braking this could lead to:
• underbraking of the front brakes and rear wheel lock,
• underbraking of the rear brakes and front wheel lock,
• malfunction of the ESP and increased oversteer or understeer,
• non operation of the ESP.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Croatia, Slovenia, Denmark, Hungary, Lithuania, Portugal, Norway, Spain, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1426/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Buses and coaches
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Citaro, Conecto, Intouro, Tourino
 
Type / number of model:  Types: 628 02, 628 03, 628 04, 628 21, 628 B01, 633 01, 444 02 Sales designations: Mercedes-Benz Citaro, Conecto, Intouro, Tourino EC type-approval/general certification number: 628 02 e1*2007/46*0087*XX 628 03 e1*2007/46*0090*XX 628 04 e1*2007/46*0089*XX 628 21 e1*2007/46*0097*XX 628 B01 e1*2007/46*0036*XX 633 01 e1*2007/46*0012*XX 444 02 e1*2007/46*0201*XX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between March 2010 and April 2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The fuel leak pipe at the connection to the fuel return pipe may be leaking. There is a risk of fuel leaking onto the road and, in certain circumstances, onto hot engine components, which may lead to a fire in the engine compartment.
 

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 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1427/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motor vehicles
 
Brand: AUDI
 
Name: AUDI A4; A5; A6; A7; Q7;Q5.
 
Type / number of model:  Audi A6 (C7), Model 4G2; Audi A6 Avant (C7), Model 4G5; Audi A7 Sportback, Model 4GA; Audi A6 Allroad (C7), Model 4GH; Audi Q7, Model 4LB; Audi A5 Cabrio (B8), Model 8F7; Audi A4 (B8), Model 8K2; Audi A4 Avant (B8), Model 8K5; Audi A4 Allroad (B8), Model 8KH; Audi Q5 (B8), Model 8RB; Audi A5 (B8), Model 8T3; Audi A5 (5-Usi), Model 8TA. Manufactured between March 2012 and December 2012.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between March 2012 and December 2012
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
It is possible that, in isolated cases, oil arrives into the brake force amplifier through the vacuum hoses. This can lead to damage of the amplifier membrane and consequently to reduction of brake force, which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Germany, Lithuania, Croatia, Denmark, Sweden, Slovenia, Ireland, Greece, United Kingdom, Spain, Norway, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1410/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: Sweet Toys
 
Name: GALAXY Pompero
 
Type / number of model:  R.S.A. 23.02733/MU
 
Batch number / Barcode:  290613 / 8436033024607
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The soapy water in the product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value up to 76000 cfu/ml).
There is a risk of infection as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

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

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

 
Description:  Green plastic tube which contains a soap solution. The tube has a container for sweets at the end.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1412/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy puzzle mat
 
Brand: Denis
 
Name: Puzzle mats
 
Type / number of model:  70-201000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot:08/10/2013, EAN 3850223702017
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that easily detach and could 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

 
Description:  Puzzle with coloured letters packed in clear plastic bag with a coloured label inside.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

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Alert number: A12/1417/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Whistle
 
Brand: Hema
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  14280064
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The whistle may easily break and release the small ball inside which may become accessible to small children. If ingested, the ball can get stuck in the larynx and small children may choke.

Furthermore the cord attached to the whistle is a fixed loop and has no breakaway feature. This may cause the child to be strangled.

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

 
Description:  Orange toy whistle with cord.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1420/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress wig
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wig „Devil”
 
Type / number of model:  63/2691
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029811280919
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with 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:  Red and black wig with red devil horns. Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1422/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Back Berry 9000
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM No. 9000
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high (measured level: 100.3 dB).

In addition, the product poses a risk of burns because in the case of a short-circuit the product may become hot.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  The toy mobile phone is made of black plastic. A red cord is fixed to the phone. On the phone there is an inscription: "Music phone". The toy is battery operated and produces sounds. Packaged in blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1423/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ben10 - music Cellular Phone
 
Type / number of model:  No.6961/ No.6962
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Damage to hearing
 
The battery compartment is easily accessible and the button batteries could be swallowed by children and cause damage to the gastrointestinal tract. Moreover, the product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high (measured level: 98.8 dB).

In addition, ingestion of the small batteries by small children may cause choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and 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:  Toy mobile phone made of green and pink plastic with a pink cord. It is operated with 2 button cells (R1) and by pressing the buttons it plays various sounds.The product is supplied in blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1424/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Sikaly
 
Name: Beauteous Mermaid Princess
 
Type / number of model:  Item number 214-XW64
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The dolls contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value upto 20 % by weight) and di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP) (measured value upto 14 % ).
Phtalates may cause harm to the unborn child and have possible risk of impaired fertility and negative effect on the development of reproductive organs.

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

 
Description:  A plastic blond-haired doll with wings and a blue-tailed baby mermaid packed in a transparent box. The dress of the bigger doll may be in blue, yellow or red.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1425/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy telephone
 
Brand: B.
 
Name: Hellophone
 
Type / number of model:  BX117Z
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8006708011180
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the protective insulation of an internal wire could be damaged, creating a risk of short-circuit that could cause batteries and components to overheat. Furthermore, there are no instructions relating to the presence of replaceable batteries.

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: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  A pink, battery-operated, toy telephone with different coloured keys, packed in a gift box. The phone emits sounds and messages.
Country of origin:  Canada
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1430/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft doll
 
Brand: Funny Clown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5619772121407
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the product contains 17.2 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and up to 1.07 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Soft doll with a head in the shape of a strawberry. No packaging. A label attached by a plastic thread indicating the importer, importer's domicile, CE marking, barcode, indication of appropriate age for use and place of production (China).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1432/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic teddy bear with light
 
Brand: EUROJUGUETES
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. TY1333 - 03357
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8430373033572
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking as the yellow bow attached to the bear can easily detach and become accessible to small children. The bear may also break quite easily, releasing a small ball contained inside. Moreover, the battery compartment is accessible and the button batteries could be swallowed, causing damage to the child's gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft plastic toy in the form of a bear in a sitting position with an inside light. The available sample is red; the eyes, nose and mouth are marked in black. The bear has a yellow bow on the right-hand side of its chest. The product is supplied without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1434/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Police Set
 
Type / number of model:  Item No.: 780058
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2220002341699
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily removed from the projectiles: they could be put in the mouth by children and block the airways.

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): Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Police set including a toy plastic gun, a police badge, handcuffs and three arrows with orange suction cups, packed in a transparent plastic blister with paper backing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1435/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy whistle
 
Brand: Wibra
 
Name: Watervogelfluit ('Waterbird whistle')
 
Type / number of model:  1541.1699
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2015411699000 / 6402144
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break and small parts could be swallowed by children. There is also a risk of strangulation because the cord can tighten around the neck of the child.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Yellow, blue or green coloured plastic bird with a cord attached to the toy. Packaged in cardboard packaging with a transparent display.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: A12/1409/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Miss Brum
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BA 7156
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The halter neck cords in the garment can become trapped. A loop can be created and the child could be strangled.

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 dress with floral style intended for girls up to 4 years old. The garment can be tied and adjusted with halter neck cords.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1415/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: Ideal
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AG-06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood with toggles on the ends.The cord is elastic and, if pulled, the toggles could spring back into the child's face causing eye and face injuries.

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:  Lined, sleeveless jacket with a hood and zip. The hood is decorated with artificial fur and can be removed by means of a zip. It includes a non-fixed, elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in red, yellow and green colours. Size: 2-9
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1421/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: GETRICH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  C-893
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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:  Red, lined leisure trousers for children. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with a cartoon character and an inscription: “PINK”. Size: 104, 128.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1431/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Youngland
 
Name: Rare Edition
 
Type / number of model:  S#4130000, RN 16518
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area intended to be tied at the back.

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:  Girl's dress in pink colour for girls of 12, 18 and 24 months of age.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1429/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: AC Adapter for WU Game Pad
 
Type / number of model:  XYS-WU102 / XYS-WU065
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation between the primary and secondary windings is inadequate.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Power supply for WU Game Pad. Packaged in cardboard box, with text in English.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 37