Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 41 ( Published on: 17/10/2014)

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Alert number: A12/1629/14       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle
 
Brand: GT
 
Name: Fury Team and Fury Expert
 
Type / number of model:  2014
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The original factory-fitted wheel hubs may break and the disc brake rotor could separate from the hub. If this happens, control of the bicycle could be lost.
 

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

 
Description:  Mountain bicycle.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Sweden, Slovenia, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1636/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Keyang
 
Name: LED Super Capacity Desk Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  KY-6618
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 952201 066184
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The lamp is appealing to children who may play with the lamp when it is plugged into a mains socket. The pins of the built-in plug are not properly designed and the user can touch the live pins of the lamp when plugging the lamp into a mains socket. The insulation between the live parts and the accessible parts of the product is not sufficient. The cross-sectional area of the core of the wires is too small and in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat and cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable, portable table lamp with 21 LEDs. The base of the lamp is in the shape of a monkey which includes a yellow operating button and a red charge indicator lamp. The lamp can be charged by plugging the pins of the built-in plug into the mains. Packaging: transparent blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1604/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Cadillac
 
Name: ATS / CTS
 
Type / number of model:  Type: A1SL and GMT166 (1), A1LL(2) Model: ATS 2013-14, CTS 2014. EC-Type approval number: (1) ATS 2013 (A1SL) e13*2007/46*1338*00 - Variant codes AAAA (RWD) and AABA (AWD); (2) ATS 2014 (GMT166) e13*2007/46*1066*08 to 10 - Variant codes BBBA (RWD) and BBAA (AWD); (3) CTS 2014 (A1LL) e13*2007/46*1422*00.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2013 and 2014 vehicles
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vehicles concerned may have been built with an incomplete weld on the seat hook bracket assembly for either front seat. If the weld is incomplete and the assembly is exposed to a high load condition in a crash the hook may separate from the seat track, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Bulgaria

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Alert number: A12/1609/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: i30, i30 cw
 
Type / number of model:  type: FDe e11*2001/116*0343 and type: FD e11*2001/116*0313
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles from the following production periods are affected: FD: 25.04.2007 – 31.03.2008; FDe: 01.09.2010 – 24.05.2012.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vehicle becomes impossible to steer as a result of the loosening of a bolt on the steering column universal joint.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Slovakia, Greece, Ireland, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1613/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Outlander & Grandis
 
Type / number of model:  CW0W & NA0W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Models from years 2007 - 2009 for the Outlander; and models from 2008 - 2010 for the Grandis.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a defect in the brake light switch, the brake lights might not light up when the brakes are applied. This 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:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Greece, The Netherlands, Denmark, Bulgaria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Finland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/1619/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Fiesta
 
Type / number of model:  Fiesta, Diesel
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Certain vehicles built between 01/01/2010 and 31/12/2011.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The Glow Plug Control Module for the engine is not waterproof and water ingress into the module may cause overheating creating a potential risk of fire. This can happen both when the vehicle is attended or unattended.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car with diesel engine.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden, Germany, Slovakia, Croatia, Greece, Slovenia, Norway, Hungary, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1624/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Verso
 
Type / number of model:  Verso (1.6 Diesel), code WAR20
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period 2 January 2014 to 20 March 2014
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
In the fuel filter, the resin moulding surrounding the O-ring of the water level sensor is unsuitable, causing insufficient compression of the ring. This means that when the engine is started at low outside temperatures, the fuel might leak into the sensor and then out through the ventilation hole. This could lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Slovakia, Ireland, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Croatia, Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1627/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 205 Model: C180; C200; C250; C180 BlueTec; C200 BlueTec; C220 BlueTec; C250 BlueTec; C250 BlueTec 4 MATIC; C300 BlueTec HYBRID; C63 AMG (includes Limousine and T-model (estate)); EC type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0463*13, e1*2001/116*0457*25, e1*2001/116*0457*26, e1*2001/116*0464*14, e1*2001/116*0431*33 (including all follow-up entries up to 29)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 8.10.2013 and 22.09.2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering coupling locking mechanism may not have been correctly fitted during vehicle manufacture. This could restrict the steering of the vehicle and in extreme cases may lead to loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1631/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Harley Davidson
 
Name: FL Touring, Trike and CVO Softail
 
Type / number of model:  Types FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHX, FLHTKSE, FLHRSE and FLHR CVO (model 2014)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured between 25/03/2013 and 20/08/2014
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The piston seal of the hydraulic clutch system may break causing the clutch to lose the capacity to generate sufficient elevation to uncouple the clutch. This could result in the motorcycle moving after having been stopped, thereby causing loss of control of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Large-cylinder motorcycle
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Croatia, Greece, United Kingdom, Hungary, Ireland, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1633/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Corsa, Adam
 
Type / number of model:  Corsa Van: Vehicle Type: S-D/V EC-Type approval number: e50*2007/46*0055*03, e50*2007/46*0055*04. , Corsa Van: Vehicle Type: S-D/Van EC-Type approval number: e1*2007/46*0505*07, e1*2007/46*0505*08. , Corsa, Adam: Vehicle Type: S-D EC-Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0379*25, e1*2001/116*0379*26, e1*2001/116*0379*27, e1*2001/116*0379*28, e1*2001/116*0379*29.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced from 6 February 2014 to 23 September 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The intermediate shaft of the steering system may break while driving, resulting in the loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car / van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Malta, Slovakia, Sweden, Lithuania, Greece, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Croatia, Hungary, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Norway, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1632/14       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Wall mount for flat-screen televisions
 
Brand: SANUS - Simplicity
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SLF5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  793795526076
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The nylon bolt that secures the television may come loose. Consequently, the TV may detach from the arm, fall and cause injuries.

Two incidents reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Wall mount for flat-screen televisions, which can be adapted to most common devices (from 37" to 80"). It permits tilting.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1620/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  High-chair
 
Brand: baby design
 
Name: Bambi
 
Type / number of model:  Item n°.: BAMBI COLOR: 06 PURPLE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901750290510
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are holes and gaps between side protections and the tray in which babies' fingers could be trapped, causing injuries. In addition, stuffing material may become accessible and a child could put it into the mouth which could lead to a risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Corrective measures and warning consumers on the risks (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Babies' high-chair with tray, packed in a cardboard box. Packaging contains information about the brand, model, colour and dimensions of the product.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1635/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s bicycle seat
 
Brand: HTP
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CS 203
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999550395214
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fixing solution of the child seat is inappropriate so the seat may slip down from the bicycle frame and the child may fall off. The height of the sides and backrest of the seat is too low and the adjustment range of the footrest is less than required by the standard. The fixing straps of the footrest can easily break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14344.
 

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

 
Description:  A blue plastic child's seat with a red seat pad intended to be mounted on the rear luggage carrier of a bicycle. The safety belts are black. The product has height-adjustable footrests. Capacity: 22 kg. Packaging: transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1601/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy cement mixer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Car 225
 
Type / number of model:  Item No.: 98-1009
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (the mixer and the mounting part) can easily come off. If small children put them in the mouth, they can obstruct 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Blue plastic toy cement mixer with four red wheels and a yellow mixer made of hard plastic, with processing mechanism. A screw on one side enables the truck to move while rolling the eyes and the tongue moves.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1603/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Water shooter
 
Brand: BLBE
 
Name: Water Shooter
 
Type / number of model:  Item n°:15.37.961B; Lot n°: 400182
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8716201775457
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The soft plastic grip in shape of a football contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured values: up to 34% by weight). These phthalates may harm 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 water shooter for young children with a soft plastic grip in shape of a football. No special packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1608/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft rubber ball
 
Brand: H&M
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  O/N 767680 P/N 0212555
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The ball may break in small parts if bitten. If children put these pieces in the mouth, they may obstruct the airways.

Three incidents reported.

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:  Small, soft, foam rubber ball decorated with classic black and white football design. The balls are approximately 9 cm and are supplied in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Ireland, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria, Greece, Finland, Sweden, France, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1612/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of dolls with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Girls Briskness
 
Type / number of model:  Reference n°: 8558A-9 N°:8865A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2208698177235
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the bigger doll, the head and the feet of the small doll contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured values: up to 25 % by weight).

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Set of two dolls (one big and one small) in different dresses. Description of packaging: A cardboard box with a transparent window. The back of the box has a label showing the importer's details, the CE marking, the barcode and the warning "not suitable for children under the age of three years".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1614/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy train set
 
Brand: Buy Direct 4U
 
Name: Children's 24 Piece Wooden Train Set
 
Type / number of model:  CT/TRN/SET.02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 5014555038581
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The train chimney detaches easily 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:  24 piece wooden train set in a plain cardboard box containing track, carriages, locomotive and accessories. Described on web site as suitable for age 2 and above.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1623/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic horse with sweets
 
Brand: Sweet Toys
 
Name: Mini Horse
 
Type / number of model:  Item n°: B 1202201, ref. 2170;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8436033021705
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured values: up to 25% by weight).These phthalates may harm 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:  Purple plastic horse with pink mane and tail, carrying a little bag with sweets. Packaged in a transparent plastic box, the front of which displays the product. The back of the box shows the label information, CE marking, graphic age warning symbol, etc.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1625/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Birthday candles with toys
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Birthday Candles
 
Type / number of model:  188436
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8711295935848
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small wheels of the plastic train wagons can easily detach. If children put them into the mouth, they may obstruct the airways.

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:  Set of 8 birthday candles with holders in the shape of a toy plastic train and 5 wagons.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1626/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Birthday candles with toys
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Birthday Candles
 
Type / number of model:  188436
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8711295935848
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small wheels of the plastic cars can easily detach. If children put them into the mouth, they may obstruct the airways.

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:  8 candles and 4 toy sports cars (candle holders)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1630/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car
 
Brand: small foot company
 
Name: Transporter "Racing" Set of 2
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 7663
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4020972076632
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach and be swallowed by small children obstructing the airways.

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: Other)

 
Description:  A wooden transporter with two small wooden cars
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1634/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic gun with accessories
 
Brand: NOWA
 
Name: New Toys Super Combined
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 6633 Product number NGZ6011406
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991260114061
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily removed from the projectiles and from the rings, could be put in the mouth 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  A plastic gun, tube, three projectiles with suction cups for the tube, three projectiles for the gun and two rings with suction cups. Packed in a transparent plastic blister with paper back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1602/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Somas Accessories
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FP 103
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The shoulder straps have free ends and may become trapped during various activities of a child. Since they are close to the neck, this may cause 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:  Multi-coloured dress intended for girls up to 2 years of age. The dress can be tied and adjusted with shoulder straps.
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/1607/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: 5th Avenue
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No 1145637
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1145637
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather of the lining contains Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured value up to 10 mg/kg).

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

 

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

 
Description:  Ladies' shoes, low heel, orange. Size of the sample: 38.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1610/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: L.S. - Louis Fashion Accessories
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GU 61
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The shoulder straps have free ends and may become trapped during various activities of a child. Since they are close to the neck, this may cause 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:  White dress intended for baby girls up to six months. Dress can be tied and adjusted with shoulder straps.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/1611/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: GRACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. model: B41046 2. model: B40461
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 5999011410463; 2. 5999011404615
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The unattached drawstrings in the waist area can become trapped and cause 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:  The front of the children’s trousers is made of denim while the back is made of knitted fabric. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. 1.model: decorated with a logo and an inscription: "CALIFORNIA FAVORITES". 2. model: decorated with an inscription: "High-Quality HS". Size: 134, 140, 146, 158, 164
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1615/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: Schoolmates Schoolwear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  823L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 290625 016998
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood have free ends. They can become trapped during various activities of the child, causing 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:  Outfit intended for children up to 10 years old. The set consists of a pair of grey leisure trousers and a grey sweatshirt with a hood with drawstrings.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1616/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s winter coat
 
Brand: GUAN DA YUAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. model: N9-65; 2. model: N9-63; 3. model: N9-92
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains a drawstring with knots on the ends in the hood that may become trapped causing 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:  Lined and hooded coats with zip in three different models for girls. The hood is decorated with artificial fur and can be removed with a zip. The hood includes non-fixed drawstrings with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 116- 122
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1618/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Cichlid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model Kodu: C4Y09Е14250010 AD, Renk, EKRU; Model Adi: CHILID E 1425, DOKUMA KIZ ELIBISE;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1385609266545
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The dress has a belt in the waist area, intended to be tied at the back, which hangs below the hem of the garment when untied.The belt may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing 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:  Children’s dress, intended for small children up to 7 years of age, no sleeves, with a zipper at the back, with a printed pattern of ships and white lining made of cotton.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1621/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sandals
 
Brand: Coral
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  References: White, Peach, Pink
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The girls' sandals have strass or sparkling stone trimmings which come loose easily. There is a risk of choking if small children detach and swallow them.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Girls' synthetic sandals in various colours: white, pink and peach. Little flowers decorated with strass stones are sewn onto the shoes. Description of packaging: cardboard boxes indicating the make, model and size. A sticker shows the reference "Made in China" and the importer's details.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1622/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sandals
 
Brand: Kun Fu / Jous
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  References n°: ND-L06, ND-X01, ND-L05, ND-X12, ND-X09, ND-X20 and ND-X07. Lot n°:03/LT32/14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8433383660073 (Ref n°: ND-X07).
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The girls' sandals have trimmings which may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Girls' sandals with synthetic straps, in various colours: pink, black, white and peach. Small flowers with strass stones are sewn onto them. Description of packaging:cardboard boxes showing the reference, model, colour and size.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1628/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' shoes
 
Brand: Deb & Dan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Models: A1035S, A1037S, A1038S, A1040S, A1042S and Y578S.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small trimmings on the shoes can easily detach. If small children put them in the mouth, they may obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Synthetic boots for babies in various sizes and colours, all with decorative trimmings.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1638/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ bikini
 
Brand: HAI JING
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  021
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
Due to the presence of functional cords that are tied in the neck area, the child may 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:  Girls’ bikini in light blue colour decorated with different patterns and glued sequins. The bottom part of the bikini is decorated with ruffles. The top can be tied with functional cords in the neck area. Sizes: 4-8, 8-12.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1639/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: QiFeng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G3149C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstring in the hood could 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Wind breaker jacket with hood, available in grey-pink, blue-pink and green-blue colour combinations. The hood can be removed from the jacket. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. Sizes of the samples: 98,104,110,116,122,128
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1640/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F450
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The presence of free-end cords that are tied at the back of bikini and functional cords with knots at the waist area may lead to injuries.

The bikini 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:  Girls’ bikini in blue colour with white polka dots. The top part of the bikini is decorated with flowers. The top can be tied with functional cords on the back. The bottom of the bikini can be tied with cords that have knotted ends in the waist area. Size: 6/8, 8/10, 10/12, 12/14
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1642/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Asilgüç
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  K:2361-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1601050236129
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The presence of shoulder straps which are too long can lead to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress intended for girls up to 7 years of age, in pink and white colour. Designed and supplied with attached shoulder straps to be tied on the left shoulder. Attached textile labels.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1641/14       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Smoke detector
 
Brand: Arev Technic
 
Name: Détecteur de Fumée
 
Type / number of model:  500500 - HS - 104
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot 227310003: EAN 3182771051713; Lot 227590002: EAN 3182771051713
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The smoke detector is not sufficiently sensitive. As a result, it fails to detect commonly occurring types of fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.
 

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

 
Description:  Smoke detector
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1637/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Lipstick
 
Brand: Baolishi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. 72
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933836120526
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains excessive amounts of lead and cadmium (measured values above 10 mg/kg).

Lead and cadmium are harmful to human health and hazardous to the environment.
No safe level has been established for lead, all additional exposure must be avoided. Cadmium is harmful if swallowed, if inhaled and if in contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Lipstick in a black tube with transparent cap. Best before date: 04.2017.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1605/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adaptor
 
Brand: YAWCITAI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The adaptor is designed with no recess. Consequently, it is possible to insert one plug pin into the socket of the adaptor leaving the other one accessible. This may pose a risk of electric shock to the users.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  3-way plug adaptor supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1606/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adaptor
 
Brand:  Zeberg
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
A connection can be established between one pin of a plug and the hole of a live socket while the other pin of the plug is accessible, thus causing a risk of electric shock for the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  White 3-way plug adaptor. Packaging: transparent plastic bags with the brand indicated at the top.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: A12/1617/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Rechargeable torch
 
Brand: YT - Yatian
 
Name: LED Super Capacity Torch.
 
Type / number of model:  YT-2558
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6940825552558
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The torch can be disassembled by hand without tools giving access to live parts at mains voltage whilst the torch is being charged. The insulating materials of the torch are are not sufficiently resistant to heat.

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

 
Description:  Hand-held, rechargeable torch. The torch is charged via built-in mains pins. Plastic packaging with cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0080/14       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Trolley jack
 
Brand: Motonet
 
Name: Hydraulic Floor Jack
 
Type / number of model:  2 t, 140-330 mm, item 80-7522
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 6438025100322, Serial number 820033RD003263A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The jack, when it is loaded with the rated load, lowers too fast and in an uncontrolled manner which could lead to the user being injured.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1494.
 

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

 
Description:  Trolley jack with red frame and four black plastic wheels.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 41