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

Report 10 ( Published on: 06/03/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00355/20       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Swimming gloves
 
Brand: BECO
 
Name: AquaHandschuhe
 
Type / number of model:  Art.: 9634, 9635, 9636, 9667
 
Barcode:  4013368346709
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The neoprene of the product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), notably chrysene and benzo(e)pyrene (measured values: up to 3.17 mg/kg, and 4.48 mg/kg by weight respectively). These PAHs may cause cancer and are also mutagenic and toxic for reproduction. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.beco-beermann.com/de/informationen/

 
Description:  Coloured gloves (depending on size S = turquoise, M = red, L = blue); padded web between the fingers; cuff with Velcro fastening; Articles 9634 and 9635: Upper: Textile (80% polyamide, 20% elastane), palm: 100% neoprene; Articles 9636 and 9667: Upper and palm: 100% neoprene
Packaging description:  Coloured cardboard with hanger
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A12/00345/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Laser engraving machine
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  20W
 
Barcode:  6962375698616
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
Unrestricted, invisible laser radiation can be emitted by the product.
If reflected or diffused rays hit the eye, they may cause blindness or injuries. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60825-1 and EN ISO 11553-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser engraving machine, packed in wooden crate.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00351/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Laser engraving machine
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  40W
 
Barcode:  6962375698197
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
Unrestricted, invisible laser radiation can be emitted by the product. If reflected or diffused rays hit the eye, they may cause blindness or injuries. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60825-1 and EN ISO 11553-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser engraving machine, packed in cardboard box. The product was also sold online, in particular via eBay.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00352/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Laser engraving machine
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  130W KH9060
 
Barcode:  6962375698364
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
Unrestricted, invisible laser radiation can be emitted by the product. If reflected or diffused rays hit the eye, they may cause blindness or injuries / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60825-1 and EN ISO 11553-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser engraving machine, packed in a wooden crate. the product was also sold online, in particular via eBay.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00353/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Laser engraving machine
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  50W KH5030
 
Barcode:  6962375698326
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
Unrestricted, invisible laser radiation can be emitted by the product. If reflected or diffused rays hit the eye, they may cause blindness or injuries. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60825-1 and EN ISO 11553-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser engraving machine, packed in wooden crate. The product was also sold online, in particular via eBay.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00342/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Partner/Rifter
 
Type / number of model:  Typ: E, Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0623*05, e2*2007/46*0625*02 bis e2*2007/46*0625*08
 
Company recall code:  JUD
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between July 2018 and November 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front passenger seatbelt is defective. As a result, its restraining function will be impaired, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Peugeot recall code: JUD.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00343/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*98/14*0188* , Type: GG/GY
 
Company recall code:  AF058A
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 3 June 2002 and 31 June 2015.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag may cause uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated.
As a result, small metal particles can be released, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mazda recall code: AF058A.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00344/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Berlingo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0623*05, e2*2007/46*0625*02 to e2*2007/46*0625*08, Type: E
 
Company recall code:  HAZ
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between July 2018 and November 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front passenger seatbelt is defective. As a result, its restraining function will be impaired, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Citroen recall code: HAZ.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00346/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class, B-Class, CLA
 
Type / number of model:  Model series: BR 176, BR 246, BR 117, Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0470*15-*18, Type: 245 G
 
Company recall code:  9190204
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 August 2014 and 2 November 2017.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The occupant classification system for the front passenger seat may not be calibrated in accordance with the specifications. Consequently, an installed child seat may be identified as a person or a small, light person as a child seat. As a result, the passenger airbag could be activated despite the presence of a child seat or the passenger airbag could fail to activate despite the presence of a person on the passenger seat, increasing the risk of injuries. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 9190204.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00347/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Clio, Captur
 
Type / number of model:  Model series: X98, X87 , Type-approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0327*87, e2*2001/116*0327*88, e2*2001/116*0327*89, e2*2007/46*0008*40, e2*2007/46*0008*41, e2*2007/46*0008*42
 
Company recall code:  0D78
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured prior to 24 July 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The positive terminal of the battery can come into contact with the heat sink on the alternator. This can lead to an electrical short circuit and to increased risk of fire in the engine compartment. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles equipped with H4Bt engines, produced at Bursa, Valladolid and Novo Mesto under Renault recall code: 0D78.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00348/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Vivaro, Zafira Life
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0532*10 to e2*2007/46*0533*08, Type: V
 
Company recall code:  E191902900 (20-C-001)
 
Production dates:  21 February 2019 to 9 September 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
There is an increased risk of leak in the fuel line. Fuel may escape and ignitie, as well as leak into the road, causing a risk to trafic. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00349/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Insignia
 
Type / number of model:  Type: Z-B, e8*2007/46*0264*04 - 08
 
Company recall code:  E19-1900420 (20-C-031)
 
Production dates:  2 May 2017 to 21 February 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Engine oil from a crack-prone oil return pipe may come into contact with hot exhaust parts and cause a fire. Oil might also leak onto the road. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00356/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Daihatsu
 
Name: Charade
 
Type / number of model:  Type: XP9F(a), e11*2001/116*0249*06
 
Company recall code:  201901
 
Production dates:  11/03/2011 to 11/07/2011
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag may cause uncontrolled inflation and the release of metal fragments when the airbag is activated, which can cause injuries to the occupants. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00363/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Vivaro, Zafira
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0532*10; e2*2007/46*0533*, Type: V
 
Company recall code:  E19-190444
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 8 May and 30 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Water may leak into the vehicle's interior. Consequently, the proper functioning of the airbags can be impaired, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Opel recall code: E19-190444.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00350/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's car seat
 
Brand: Kinderkraft
 
Name: MINK
 
Type / number of model:  KKFMINKBLK0000, KKFMINKBLK00BS, KKFMINKGRM0000, KKFMINKGRM00BS, KKFMINKGRY0000, KKFMINKGRY00BS, KKFMINKNAV0000, KKFMINKNAV00BS
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  KK20190314 - KK20190630
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
One of the handle attachment components may become loose. The seat with child may detach from the handle while carrying it which would cause the a child fall and suffer injuries. /
 

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

Company recall page:  https://kinderkraft.com/en/info

 
Description:  Children's car seat for children up to 13 kg
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

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Alert number: A12/00339/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic Doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty fashion icon
 
Type / number of model:  N0.20105
 
Barcode:  6910154154501
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The doll contains an excessive amount of 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 34 % by weight and 20.45% by weight respectively). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and the liver. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic doll in a cardboard.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00340/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautiful
 
Type / number of model:  N0.622
 
Barcode:  6900324555221
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The doll contains an excessive amount of of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values up to 21.7% by weight and 23.1% by weight respectively). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic doll with accssories in a cardboard.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00341/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Game Set Police
 
Type / number of model:  N0-1000641
 
Barcode:  5902444006417
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic toy police set, consists of plastic gun and projectiles with suction cups
Packaging description:  Plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00357/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: katonai felszerelés / Military set
 
Type / number of model:  Torch (on the label), Real Heroes Item No.C00314
 
Barcode:  5991800003146
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The suction cups contain an excessive amount of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (up to 5.7 % by weight), and of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (up to 13% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The kinetic energy of the projectiles fired from the toy gun is too high and may lead to injuries. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun set including 1 Pistol, 1 toy soldier, 1 hand grenade, 1 knife, 1 binoculars, 1 bottle and 1 identification tag and 3 projectiles with suction cups.
Packaging description:  Transparent plastic bag
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00359/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Hoverball
 
Brand: Amenon
 
Name: Amenon Hoverball 1
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders and cables contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 83%). Lead poses a risk to the environment. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Toy in the shape of a flattened football with a lighting rim.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00361/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: BF
 
Name: Baby Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  Item N° 1401086
 
Barcode:  8000014010868
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product can easily break, releasing small parts. A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Light green frog shaped rattle with a flexible, hemispherical frame at the bottom. The ball in the frame makes the rattling sound. There are three colored plastic beads on both sides of the yellow plastic arms. The rattle is available in the form of a mouse and a pig too.
Packaging description:  Collective tray
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00360/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather shoes
 
Brand: OIS
 
Name: Loafer Karlstad
 
Type / number of model:  art. 525115299OA Karlstad (both colors; black and pink)
 
Barcode:  6413692308073 (black)
 
Batch number:  art.
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 21.1 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Leather loafers with a leather bow with metallic tips on them, available in black and pink.
Packaging description:  The shoes are packed in a white cardboard shoe box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00362/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ shoes
 
Brand: BACIO & BACIO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item N°: F3800 Navi
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather insole of the shoes contains chromium VI (measured value: 14.8 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising, can trigger allergic reactions and can cause cancer. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Girls’ shoes in dark blue, with leather insole. Sample size: 21.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00354/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Xenic
 
Name: USB Charger
 
Type / number of model:  XC02 Black
 
Barcode:  5902721191294
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage/clearance distances are inadequate. The user may receive an electric shock from live parts. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950-1.
 

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

 
Description:  USB charger with 2 ports. 100 - 240 V
Packaging description:  Plastic blister.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A12/00364/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery charger
 
Brand: EMOS
 
Name: Battery Charger
 
Type / number of model:  BC SMART4 (N8168S)
 
Barcode:  8592920033937
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation of the product is inadequate. Parts of the product may consequently become live, leading to an electric shock if touched by the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery charger, black plastic device, designed for NiMh:AA/AAA 4x.
Packaging description:  The product is placed in a paper box.
Country of origin:  Czechia
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00027/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  ladder
 
Brand: STS
 
Name: HOUSEHOLD LADDERS
 
Type / number of model:  D05D/05
 
Barcode:  3871880001060
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ladder does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can bend during use, hence the user may fall from a height. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable aluminium step ladder with 4 steps and platform. The legs have yellow plastic non-slip end caps.
Packaging description:  Packaging: transparent foil
Country of origin:  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A11/00026/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: PEPCO
 
Name: Dinosaur
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0. 304848
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  ORD00240039_01, ORD00240040_01, ORD00240041_01, ORD00240042_01
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy's switch may not work properly and may cause batteries to overheat, get damaged and leak acid. The user could come into contact with the leaked corrosive acid and suffer chemical burns. / 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Company recall page: 

 
Description:  Remote controlled plastic toy dinosaur. Battery powered.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box with plastic window
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A11/00028/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby teether
 
Brand: Cheng Li
 
Name: Baby Rattles Series Paradise Growth
 
Type / number of model:  ITM. N0. 00-65196
 
Barcode:  5906160265196
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy contains protruding parts (plastic rings). A child could put the protruding parts into the mouth, which could block the airways and cause choking. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  A purple plastic teether in the shape of a dolphin.
Packaging description:  Plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A11/00030/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery-operated toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Spiderman
 
Type / number of model:  NO:3701
 
Barcode:  9909050544254
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The battery compartment can be opened without the need of a tool, leaving batteries accessible. A child might put them in the mouth and suck on them. If the batteries leak, this could cause damage to the gastrointestinal tract. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy - telephone Spiderman. The toy is operated with 2 AA batteries (not included).
Packaging description:  Toy is packed in transparent packaging with label.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A11/00031/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery-operated toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hero
 
Type / number of model:  NO:616-6
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The battery compartment can be opened without the need of a tool, leaving batteries accessible. A child might put them in the mouth and suck on them. If the batteries leak, this could cause damage to the gastrointestinal tract. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy - Hero in red colour. The toy is operated with 2 AA batteries (not included).
Packaging description:  Toy is packed in transparent packaging with label.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A11/00032/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery-operated toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pepa Pig
 
Type / number of model:  NO:3696
 
Barcode:  9909050565938
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The battery compartment can be opened without the need of a tool, leaving batteries accessible. A child might put them in the mouth and suck on them. If the batteries leak, this could cause damage to the gastrointestinal tract. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy - telephone Pepa Pig in pink and blue colour. The toy is operated with 2 AA batteries (not included).
Packaging description:  Toy is packed in transparent packaging with label.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A11/00033/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery-operated toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MUSIC STEERING WHEEL
 
Type / number of model:  N°3190
 
Barcode:  9909050531902
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The batteries compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools, leaving batteries accessible. A child may take a damaged or leaking battery and suffer burns due to the leaking chemical products. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy wheel in red and blue colour. The toy is operated with 2 AA batteries (not included).
Packaging description:  The toy is packed in transparent packaging with label.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A11/00034/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery-operated toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Elephant
 
Type / number of model:  N°818-3; 92507
 
Barcode:  8787247925076
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The batteries compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools, leaving batteries accessible. A child may take a damaged or leaking battery and suffer burns due to the leaking chemical products. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy telephone in the shape of an elephant in yellow or green colour. The toy is operated with 2 AA batteries (not included).
Packaging description:  The toy is packed in a transparent packaging with label.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: A11/00029/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Three-sockets extension
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bylectrica
 
Type / number of model:  PB16-259
 
Barcode:  4810158000526
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
It is possible to open the adapter using a conventional screwdriver and access the live parts. A consumer could then receive an electric shock by touching said live parts. / Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
 

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

 
Description:  Three-sockets extension with earthing PB16-259. The three sockets of the hub are arranged in a triangle with inscriptions max 16A and PB16-259 inside one socket. Plug-based inscriptions 16/250 ~, EAC and Belarusian inscription "Zrobliona u Belarusi".
Packaging description:  Paper wrapper, white. On the package there are two images and inscriptions of the hub in Russian "razvetlitel PB16-259, naprage" 250B, nominal weight 16A, net weight 0.15 kg. speaks "Zrobliona u Belarusi". White sticker on the packaging with inscriptions in Lithuanian - Praleska
Country of origin:  Belarus
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
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Alert number: INFO/00036/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal part of the product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 1,3 µg/cm2/week). / Nickel is a strong sensitiser and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Single pearl earrings.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: INFO/00037/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery-operated toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Frog
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The batteries compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools, leaving batteries accessible. A child may take a damaged or leaking battery and suffer burns due to the leaking chemical products. / 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Soft musical toy frog in green with overalls and white boots. The toy is operated with 3 AA batteries (not included).
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10

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Alert number: INFO/00038/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  N°8088
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The handle of the rattle is too long. A small child could put it in the mouth, where it can get stuck and 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: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plastic toy - baby rattle in pink and green or yellow colour.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
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Alert number: A12/00358/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes- Benz
 
Name: Actros, Arocs
 
Type / number of model:  Models: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-2-A, 963-0-B, 963-4-B, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-4-D, 963-4-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-4-E, 963-2-E, 963-0-F, 963-4-F, 963-2-F, 963-8-G, 963-8-H, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726 bis e1*2007/46*0743
 
Company recall code:  FREMDSTART
 
Production dates:  1 June 2019 to 1 December 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty software may cause the ignition and associated systems to suddenly fail during driving. /
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden