Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 1 ( Published on: 09/01/2015)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/2173/14       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: C
 
Name: AcW Bracelet Evy
 
Type / number of model:  71360740001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7050216300831
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products contains excssive amounts of cadmium (measured value up to 15% by weight). Cadmium is classified as harmful if in contact with the skin.

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

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

 
Description:  Bracelet with different kind of chains and stones connected to two metal bars working as a lock. The chains are coloured metallic black. There are two chains with rhinestones, one with bigger stones and one with smaller stones. The bracelet has a white tag marked with a C.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/2184/14       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: NLY Accessories
 
Name: Multi Colored Bracelet
 
Type / number of model:  386280-0014-008 Colour: Black
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal back of the bead shaped like an eye contains up to 13 % by weight of cadmium. Cadmium is classified as harmful if swallowed, if inhaled or if in contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Bracelet with several straps in various shapes and beads of different colours.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2178/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Wall/ ceiling lamp
 
Brand: OLIGO Lichttechnik
 
Name: Mademoiselle Filou
 
Type / number of model:  50-1490003
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The wings can catch fire if they touch the light source and the cable is not properly attached.

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:  Wall or ceiling-mounted lamp, in the shape of a fly with wings and a tea-strainer which is attached as a decorative element.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2167/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-, B-, C-, CLA-, CLS-, E-, GLA-, ML-, S-, SLK-class
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1007* e1*2001/116*0470* e1*2001/116*0470* e1*2007/46*0598* e1*2007/46*0548* e1*2007/46*0928* e1*2001/116*0470* e1*2007/46*0928* e1*2001/116*0470* e1*2001/116*0480* e1*2001/116*0480* e1*2001/116*0431* e1*2001/116*0457* e1*2001/116*0431* e1*2001/116*0457* e1*2001/116*0431* e1*2001/116*0457* e1*2001/116*0431* e1*2001/116*0457* e1*2001/116*0431* e1*2001/116*0457* e1*2001/116*0431* e1*2001/116*0502* e1*2001/116*0501* e1*2007/46*0200* e1*2001/116*0501* e1*2007/46*0200* e1*2001/116*0501* e1*2007/46*0485* e1*2001/116*0335* e1*2001/116*0335* e1*2007/46*0751* e1*2001/116*0470* e1*2007/46*0751* e1*2001/116*0470*, Type: BR 176, BR 246, BR 204, BR 205, BR 117, BR 218, BR 207, BR 212; BR 156, BR 204, BR 166; BR 221, BR 222, BR 172 Models: A 180 CDI, A 200 CDI, A 200 CDI, A 200 CDI 4MATIC, A 220 CDI, A 220 CDI 4MATIC, B 180 CDI, B 180 CDI, B 200 CDI, B 200 CDI, B 200 CDI, B 200 CDI 4MATIC, B 220 CDI, B 220 CDI 4MATIC, C 180 CDI, 180 CDI, C 200 CDI, C 220 Bluetec, C 220 CDI, C 220 CDI, C 220 CDI 4MATIC, C 250 Bluetec, C 250 Bluetec 4Matic,C 250 CDI, C 250 CDI 4MATIC, C 300 Bluetec Hybrid, CLA 200 CDI, CLA 200 CDI 4MATIC, CLA 220 CDI, CLA 220 CDI 4MATIC, CLS 220 Bluetec, CLS 250 Bluetec, CLS 250 Bluetec 4MATIC, CLS 250 CDI, E 200 Bluetec, E 200 CDI, E 220 Bluetec, E 220 CDI, E 250 Bluetec,E 250 Bluetec 4MATIC E, E 250 CDI, E 250 CDI 4MATIC, E 300 CDI Hybrid, GLA 200 CDI, GLA 200 CDI 4MATIC, GLA 220 CDI, GLA 220 CDI 4MATIC, GLK 200 CDI, GLK 220 4MATIC, GLK 220 Bluetec 4MATIC, GLK 220 CDI, GLK 250 4MATIC, GLK 250 Bluetec 4MATIC, ML 250 Bluetec 4MATIC, S 250 CDI,S 300 Bluetec Hybrid, SLK 250 CDI
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between February and November 2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gasket seal for the engine's chain tensioner may display incorrect settling behaviour. Over time, this may result in the chain tensioner detaching from the threaded hole on the cylinder head and the leakage of engine oil. The loss of large amounts of engine oil may contaminate the road, leading to a possible hazard for traffic following behind.
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles produced between 24.06.08 - 10.12.14 are affected.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, Ireland, Iceland, Croatia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Norway, Greece, Finland, Portugal, Spain, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/2169/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter, Vito, Viano, V-Klasse
 
Type / number of model:  EC type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0457*08 – 10, e1*2007/46*0458*06 – 08, e1*2007/46*0459*04 – 05, e1*2001/116*0353*12 – 13, e1*2001/116*0354*14 – 16, e1*2001/116*0424*09 – 11, e1*2007/46*0280*06 – 08, e1*2007/46*0300*07 – 08, e1*2007/46*0297*03 – 04, e1*2007/46*0557*03, e1*2007/46*0299*06 – 07, e1*2007/46*0294*03 – 04, e1*2007/46*1093*01, e1*2007/46*0312*06 – 07, e1*2007/46*0309*02 – 04, e1*2007/46*0311*05 – 06, e1*2007/46*0308*02 – 03, e1*2007/46*0279*06 – 08, e1*2007/46*0301*08 – 10, e1*2007/46*0298*04 – 06, e1*2007/46*0295*06 – 07, e1*2007/46*0296*03 – 05, e1*2007/46*0305*05 – 07, e1*2007/46*0310*02 – 04, e1*2007/46*0307*05 – 06, e1*2007/46*0304*02 – 03, e1*2007/46*1076*02, e1*2007/46*1075*01 - 02, Type: BR 906, BR 639, BR 447
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles were manufactured between February and November 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gasket seal for the engine's chain tensioner may display incorrect settling behaviour. Over time, this may result in the chain tensioner detaching from the threaded hole on the cylinder head and the leakage of engine oil. The loss of large amounts of engine oil may contaminate the road, leading to a possible hazard for traffic following behind.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, Ireland, Iceland, Croatia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Norway, Greece, Spain, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/2170/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Polo, e-up!
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 6C1, BL1 approval number: e1*2001/116*0510, e13*2007/46*1182
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 6 February 2014 and 22 September 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An unintended airbag release can occur without forewarning.
 

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:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Slovenia, Ireland, Sweden, Croatia, Iceland, Bulgaria, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Greece, Finland, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/2171/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chevrolet
 
Name: Cruze, Orlando
 
Type / number of model:  Cruze 2.0 Diesel and Orlando 2.0 Diesel
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Cruze: AK500153 - AKI585519 - build dates: 28/11/08-27/2/11, Orlando: BK007979 - CK500160- build dates 15/9/10 - 30/3/11
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Vehicles may experience right hand drive shaft separation of the outer CV (constant velocity) joint during harsh cornering or U turns. If parked on an incline without the parking brake applied the vehicle could move unexpectedly and may result in a crash or injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Diesel engine passenger car.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal, Germany, Sweden, Malta, Ireland, The Netherlands, Denmark, Slovenia, Finland, Spain, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/2172/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chevrolet
 
Name: Matiz and Spark
 
Type / number of model:  Matiz: VIN range from 9C642734 - AC526792, Spark: VIN range from 9C642734 - AC526792
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1/12/08 - 24/10/09
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Vehicles may experience reduction in brake performance due to sticking of the valve within the ABS module (Anti-lock braking system). Brakes may feel spongy and stopping distances may become longer.
 

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:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Lithuania

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Alert number: A12/2174/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Meriva
 
Type / number of model:  Meriva B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The latches of the rear safety belt buckles may open inadvertently in the event of a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Croatia, Denmark, Slovenia, Finland, Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/2175/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Astra
 
Type / number of model:  Astra J/GTC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production years: 2010 to 2012.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
In the event of a blockage of the radiator-cooling fan, an electrical short circuit could occur; this in turn could cause damage to the cooling fan module, in the worst case potentially resulting in a vehicle fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car with petrol engine.
Country of origin:  Poland, Russia, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania

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Alert number: A12/2176/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Peugeot
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 107
 
Type / number of model:  e11*2001/116*0237
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured from 20/06/2013 to 27/08/2013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Breakage of the shock absorber rods could lead to loss of control of the vehicle and an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Sweden, Croatia, Slovenia, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Finland

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Alert number: A12/2177/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XJ
 
Type / number of model:  XJ Saloon
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Selected vehicles within VIN range: SAJAA20M9EPV67632 to SAJWA2GZ6F8V76050
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The underbody brake pipe unions may not be to the correct torque specification. This may result in reduced braking performance, loss of brake fluid and the non-activation of the brake pressure switch, preventing initial vehicle start-up and potentially causing a vehicle crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/2180/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Triumph
 
Name: Tiger Explorer
 
Type / number of model:  Tiger Explorer and Tiger Explorer XC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Build dates are 01/11/11 – 01/06/14
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The side stand pivot bolt may fracture under abusive loads.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, France, Ireland, Denmark, Greece

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Alert number: A12/2183/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Aston Martin
 
Name: DB9 (Coupe & Volante), DBS (Coupe & Volante), One-77, V12 Vantage (Coupe and Roadster), V12 Zagato, V8 Vantage (Coupe and Roadster), Virage (Coupe and Roadster)
 
Type / number of model:  Aston Martin: DB9 (Coupe & Volante), DBS (Coupe & Volante), One-77, V12 Vantage (Coupe and Roadster), V12 Zagato, V8 Vantage (Coupe and Roadster), Virage (Coupe and Roadster)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 15/06/2006 and 06/11/2014.
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The control module for the front heated seats may fail when the ignition is switched on. This could allow a permanent feed to the seat heater element(s) and it may not be possible to switch off the heating. This fault could cause the seat to overheat and in extreme circumstances the seat occupants may receive burns.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/2168/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Loom bands with charms
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: DIY Loom bands
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The charms contain 45% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate 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:  Hard transparent plastic box ( 21 cm x 16,5cm x 4 cm) containing colour loom rubber bands, charms and s-clips (stored in 14 subdivisions).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2181/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Jin Jian
 
Name: Clever Baby's
 
Type / number of model:  Product ref. no: 3326
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1114004914
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 9.1% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to 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

 
Description:  Battery powered plastic doll, in blue trousers, shirt, cap and bib. The packaging is a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2182/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Xin Ming Yue
 
Name: Baby Lovely
 
Type / number of model:  XMY8038
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1114005014
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-2-ethylhexylphthalate (DEHP) (measure value: 10.1% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to 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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with arms made of stuffed fabric, movable eyes. The doll is battery operated and supplied in cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2179/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adapter
 
Brand: Drop Zone Energy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DZ-12-150 / year of manufacture: 2011
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No DZ 07-11-150 / 3760161131025
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The creepage distances and clearances are insufficient.

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

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

 
Description:  12v/220v adapter, blue in colour with cigarette lighter plug on one side and mains plug on the other.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0116/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Foam glue
 
Brand: Pichler
 
Name: Devil
 
Type / number of model:  #C5140
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4250718151402
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The glue contains an excessive amount of toluene (measured value: 30% by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  White tube of glue in a white cardboard box with a red sticker.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium, Austria

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Alert number: A11/0117/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Vinyl spray
 
Brand: Carlas
 
Name: Colorful rubber spray film
 
Type / number of model:  C4 matt black, C6 red, C14 orange, C15 sky blue, C31 Yellow, C37 green, C82 violet, C313 pink, C130 pearl white, C188 gold, C190 lacquer, CB5 gold/red/violet, CB15 red/violet/blue, CB19 violet/blue/green, CB 25 blue/green/gold, CB 30 gold/green, CY 1001 fluorescent red, CY 1003 fluorescent green, CY 1005 fluorescent yellow
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4053029593172, 4053029593240, 4053029593196 and others
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of toluene (measured value: up to 30% by weight).

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Spray can with multicoloured label and clear plastic cap.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: A11/0120/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: Mamas & Papas
 
Name: Sola City pushchair
 
Type / number of model:  Sola City pushchair SC A23501 158825300
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: 00813
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a risk of the child inside the pushchair getting its finger crushed in the opening where the hood moves inside the hinge when the parent pulls down the hood.

There are no Danish warnings or product information and therefore there is a risk of incorrect use of the pushchair.
 

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

 
Description:  Pushchair with swivel front wheels. The seat can be used facing front or back. Colour: black.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A11/0119/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft teddy bear
 
Brand: Dunelm
 
Name: CJ Bear
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Large 5050210923823, Small 505021923809, Small 505021923809
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The seams of the toy may come apart exposing the inner filling material, which may cause choking to small children if put in the mouth and ingested.

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

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

 
Description:  Traditional style stuffed toy bear with swing ticket fixed on ear. Only products supplied after October 2014 are affected.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

No pictures are available

Alert number: A11/0118/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Converter
 
Brand: DZ-Energy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Year of manufacture: 2014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  DZ 03-14 / EAN : 3760161130219
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The creepage and air distances between the live components in the secondary circuit and the earthed metal cover are too small.

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

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

 
Description:  Converter 12 V/220 V 150W. Coloured cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A11/0121/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Laptop computer
 
Brand: Ideapad, Lenovo
 
Name: Ideapad: B460, B470, B560, B570, G460, G470, G475, G480, G560, G570, G575, G580, G770, S100, S10-3, S10-3c, S10-3N, S10- 3t, S110, S400, U160, U165, U260, U455, U460, V360, V370, V460, V560, V570, Y460, Y470, Y560, Y570, Z360, Z460, Z465, Z470, Z475, Z560, Z565, Z570, Z575, Z580. Lenovo: B460, B470, B470e, B475, B560, B570, B570e, B575, G455, G460, G465, G475, G480, V470c, G560, G565, G570, G575, V570, G580, G770, V370, V470, V560.
 
Type / number of model:  Power cord: LS-15
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Power cord barcode: 145000600. The power cords were manufactured between February 2011 and December 2011.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Under certain environmental conditions, an electrical failure or a short circuit can occur in the power cord causing the power cord to overheat. The overheating may, in rare instances, lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60320.
 

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

 
Description:  Laptop computer supplied with "LS-15" power cord. The power cord has "LS-15" moulded onto it and has a date code sticker.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, France, Croatia
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/2165/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Vehicle refinishing product
 
Brand: Kapci
 
Name: Grey Filler
 
Type / number of model:  2K HS Filler 633
 
Batch number / Barcode:  P.D. 10/11.B.N.1290911019
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product contains a higher level of volatile organic compounds (VOC) than the 420g/l limit.
The presence of volatile organic compounds (VOC) above the permitted levels causes pollution as it contributes to the local and transboundary formation of photochemical oxidants in the boundary layer of the atmosphere.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Paints Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Product comes packaged in Cans. Product is the filling component in automotive car refinishing spray.
Country of origin:  Egypt
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2166/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Vehicle refinishing product
 
Brand: Kapci
 
Name: Wash Primer 805 Yellow 1Kg Gross
 
Type / number of model:  Wash Primer 805 Yellow 1Kg Gross
 
Batch number / Barcode:  P.D04/12; Exp04/14.B.N. 1050412003
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product contains a higher level of volatile organic compounds (VOC) than the 420g/l limit.
The presence of volatile organic compounds (VOC) above the permitted levels causes pollution as it contributes to the local and transboundary formation of photochemical oxidants in the boundary layer of the atmosphere.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Paints Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Car refinishing product primer yellow colour 805 number
Country of origin:  Egypt
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 1