Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 7 ( Published on: 20/02/2015)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0226/15       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Decorative stones
 
Brand: River rocks
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because the decorative stones are similar to sweets that could be confused with real sweets and swallowed by small children, causing injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  1) Decorative stones with various shapes resembling children’s candy in various pastel colours – yellow, orange, red, violet, cyclamen, blue and green. 2) Oval-shaped glass marbles, with diameter of about 18 mm, resembling sucking candy in transparent colour with various nuances – green, brown, blue, yellow, in transparent packages with a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0207/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Ski pole
 
Brand: Black Diamond
 
Name: Whippet Ski Pole
 
Type / number of model:  a) Whippet Ski Pole, b) Carbon Whippet Ski Pole
 
Batch number / Barcode:  a) 793661190516b) 793661190523 The recall affects poles manufactured from 1 May 2013 to 15 January 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to receiving an incorrect heat treatment during manufacture, the pick could break and fail to slow or stop users from sliding downhill on a snow or ice covered slope, resulting in injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Ski pole with a stainless steel pick for ski mountaineering.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Austria, Sweden, France, Spain, Greece

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Alert number: A12/0239/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: H H - HuangHe
 
Name: Storm Gun
 
Type / number of model:  M-207A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product does not bear a warning label with regard to the laser. The misleading use of CE marking will lead the user to the conclusion that the product is safe and consequently use it in a manner that could cause damage to sight.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic Airsoft gun with laser sight. CE mark on packaging and age warning sign (0-3 years).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0209/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Jewellery
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Semillas de huayruro ('Seeds of huayruro')
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Abrus precatorius seeds contain abrin, a toxin which is extremely toxic when ingested or through direct contact with a skin wound.
Ormosia Coccinea seeds are poisonous if chewed.
 

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

 
Description:  Various articles made using Abrus Precatorius or Ormosia Coccinea seeds. Ormosia Coccinea (Huayruru) seeds are intense red with one black spot on the seam, between 11 and 14 mm long. Abrus Precatorius seeds are intense red with one black spot at their base, between 3 and 8 mm long.
Country of origin:  Peru
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A12/0232/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Esheen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  41276
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7330878415907
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value up to 27% by weight). Cadmium causes damage to organs if swallowed or inhaled and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Three pairs of earrings in black metal. A pair of a half-sun shape, a pair of studs and a cone. The earrings are mounted on a cardboard label with the trademark.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0233/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: ZTIZ
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BR10123
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7350044135316
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium and lead (measured value: up to 12% by weight and 3% by weight). Cadmium causes damage to organs if swallowed or inhaled and may cause cancer. Lead is harmful to human health and hazardous to the environment.

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 in metal with a Buddha like bead.The bracelet contains of silver metal beads with one larger patterned bead. Attached is a black label with the trademark in silver print.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0236/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Ring
 
Brand: Ztiz
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  na
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7330878413156
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Cadmium (measured value 38 % by weight).
Cadmium causes damage to organs if swallowed or inhaled and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Metal ring in silver colour in shape of a snake with two big eyes circling three times around the finger. Black label with the trademark.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0240/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Claire´s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style 11264 /Earring pair
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code:5053264112649
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases up to 3.2 µg/cm²/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week. Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Other

 
Description:  1 pair metal earrings with semi-precious stone.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0216/15       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Gicos
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  180
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LEP/180L; bar code 8025569262371
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The power cord is not properly attached. As a result, the insulation of the power cord may break and the user could touch live parts.

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:  Lighting chain with coloured LED lights in plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0218/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chevrolet
 
Name: Aveo
 
Type / number of model:  Aveo T300
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were built between 4 November 2010 and 21 August 2014, with VIN range from CB000469 to CB057747.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The engine may run for a short period by itself when the ignition key has been left in the ignition barrel in the LOCK (OFF) position due to abnormal wear of the key cylinder trigger. In such a case, the vehicle may move by itself if the gears are engaged.
 

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

 
Description:  Passengers car.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Iceland, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark, Portugal, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0220/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XK
 
Type / number of model:  Jaguar XK
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Build Dates: 02/07/2011 to 13/01/2015.VIN range: SAJWA4FB0CLB44940 to SAJAC45R7FMB56794 (Selected vehicles within the range).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
When the front side lights are used as parking lamps with the ignition switched off, the lights will turn off in error after 5 minutes. Non-functioning parking lamps may increase the risk of the vehicle being involved in a 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 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain, Sweden, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/0222/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Victory Motorcycles
 
Type / number of model:  Victory Cross Country / Victory Cross Country Eight Ball / Victory Cross Roads / Victory Cross Roads Eight Ball / Victory Gunner / Victory Hammer Eight Ball / Victory Hardball / Victory High Ball / Victory Jackpot / Victory Ness Cross Country / Victory Vegas Eight Ball
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Victory Motorcycles - VIN Range: 5VPBW36E0E3028903 to 5VPZW36E3E3029249. Build dates: 24/04/2013 to 05/12/2013.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fuel pump in affected motorcycles may have been incorrectly crimped during manufacture. This may cause the fuel pump to seize and, if the machine is being ridden, the motorcycle will stall. If this happens it will greatly increase the risk of a crash/collision.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycles Victory Various Models
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, France, Spain, Germany

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Alert number: A12/0235/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Yaris Hybrid
 
Type / number of model:  Frame code: NHP130.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production year: 2012 - 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake reservoir tank is designed for left hand drive Yaris hybrid vehicles. Due to the design of the chamber divider in the reservoir tank which separates the front and rear brake fluid lines, both front and rear brake system functionality may be lost in the event that brake fluid leaks from the front brake system. This could lead to a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Slovakia, Sweden, Estonia, Croatia, Malta, Slovenia, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Hungary, Finland, Lithuania, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0237/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chevrolet
 
Name: Spark
 
Type / number of model:  Spark
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production years: 2010 to 2015. Vehicles affected - VIN range: AC108343 ~ FC707483.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bonnet striker secondary latch may suffer from a build-up of corrosion. Consequently, it may not return to the correct position when released. In such an event, and especially when the primary locking device is not engaged correctly, there is a possibility that the bonnet could open while the vehicle is being driven.
 

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:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovakia, Malta, The Netherlands, Sweden, Slovenia, Iceland, Croatia, United Kingdom, Greece, Spain, Denmark, Hungary, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0210/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Teddy bear
 
Brand: Play by play
 
Name: Shaggy cream bear small
 
Type / number of model:  item No 10581
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8425611105814
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts (the eyes) that can be easily detached. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them

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

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

 
Description:  Small cream-coloured teddy bear. No packaging. A cardboard label attached to the left ear.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0212/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dolls
 
Brand: WanJu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0986A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 5995170605863 , 2. 5998665725244
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 34% by weight). 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Two different types of plastic doll with different clothes and shoes, supplied in transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0213/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: E'LAINE
 
Name: Beautiful Girl
 
Type / number of model:  NO.38398
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1407240527998
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head and the boots of the doll contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value DEHP: 2.5% by weight, DBP: 0.18% by weight). These 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  The set consists of a plastic doll dressed in a casual dress, a comb, a pair of shoes, two hair clips, one bracelet, three rings and one bag. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0214/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy train
 
Brand: PLASTOY
 
Name: Barbatrain - Barbapapa
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 60820
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 3521320608204 , Batch: 05.13
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The elephant's trunk, the rabbit ears, the crocodile's nose and the giraffe's head are too long: small children may put them in the mouth where they may get stuck and obstruct the airways.

The small hook of the black carriage can easily detach. A small child could put it in the mouth and choke on it.

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

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

 
Description:  Soft plastic train including an engine, four carriages and four animal figurines (black giraffe, green crocodile, blue rabbit and red elephant), supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0215/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bath toys
 
Brand: PLASTOY
 
Name: Barbapapa
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 80505 , Set No. 5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 35213208050 , Batch: 04.11
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The trunk of the elephant, the rabbit's ears, the crocodile's nose and head of the giraffe are too long: small children may put them in the mouth where it may 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Set of bath toys including four soft plastic figurines of animals (a black giraffe, a green crocodile, a blue rabbit and a red elephant), in a transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0219/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bow and arrows set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: VICTOR - high speed roomage
 
Type / number of model:  No. 8824 (on the packaging), PJ9560367 (on the sticker)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991295603677 (on the sticker)
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily removed from the projectiles. If a child puts them in the mouth, they can 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  The set includes a plastic bow, three arrows with suction cups and a case for arrows. It is supplied in a cardboard package with blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0221/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SWAT WEAPONS confront terrorist
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 0937A-1 (on the packaging), NGH6744276 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991267442761
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth by a child and block the airways.

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

 
Description:  The toy set contains a plastic gun, knife, three projectiles with suction cups, compass, whistle, transmitter and target. Packed in a transparent plastic blister with paper backing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0225/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby walker toy
 
Brand: Eichhorn
 
Name: Activity Walker (Spiel- und Lauflernwagen)
 
Type / number of model:  10 000 3740
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4003046037401
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts (the screws) that can be easily detached. Screws on the frame can work loose. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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:  Baby walker with wooden building blocks.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Sweden, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0227/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with spring
 
Brand: Rubbabu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 5015 TG 78 - various models in the form of animals
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 2014-A
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Some small parts of the toy may be detached easily (ring, snap hook) and swallowed or inhaled by small children, causing choking. In addition, the presence of non-functional sharp elements (tip of the spring) could cause injury to the user.

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:  Soft toy animal with a metal spring attachment comprising a ring and a snap hook.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0230/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic fishing game
 
Brand: Huan Le
 
Name: Fishing Series
 
Type / number of model:  Item No. 555-40 41 , Ref Or.1801062, Ref. IEM: 21067
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8499660021067
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The magnets in the toy, which are small parts and have an excessive magnetic flux, can easily come loose. If swallowed by children, the magnets can attract one another and cause intestinal blockage or perforation.

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

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

 
Description:  Magnetic toy consisting of a fishing rod and six plastic ducklings. The packaging is a plastic blister and cardboard, a label on the back states that the product is magnetic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0201/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: J.D.L STAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PM811
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906734618116
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood/neck area and unattached drawstrings in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of a child. A loop can be created and strangulation to the child may occur.

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

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

 
Description:  Grey clothing set intended for children up to 6 years old consisting of a hooded sweatshirt and trousers. The set bears drawstrings in the hood/neck and waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0202/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sport trousers
 
Brand: Gear Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AR/01C/PANT
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cords in the waist area with three-dimensional embellishments can become trapped during various activities of a child. A loop can be created and injuries to the child may occur.

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

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

 
Description:  Grey sport trousers intended for children up to 6 years old. The garment can be tied and adjusted with drawstrings in the waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0203/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: MISS IMAGE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LF-2897
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The functional cords in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a 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:  Dark grey children’s sweatshirt with pockets and hood, intended for children up to 7 years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0205/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Heat Safe
 
Type / number of model:  Model number 5870.100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000092019155
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Chromium (VI) (measured value up to 13.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown leather gloves with brown knitted textile area and knitted cuffs, sample size 8.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0217/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit of two parts
 
Brand: HONG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G270
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has unattached drawstrings in the waist area that 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Dark grey outfit for children consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with an inscription: "KSA TOP THE 10".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0223/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ clothing set
 
Brand: Pink Girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F38LJ
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product is designed and manufactured with a belt in the waist area with free ends, to be tied at the back, hanging under the lowest part of the clothing that may become trapped during various activities of a child.

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 sleeveless dress with jacket set, intended for small children of up to 7 years of age and older children and adolescents of 7 to 14 years of age, with the following specifications: the dress is of thick fabric, in grey and pink colour, black-dotted, with a zip-fastener on the back. SIZE: F38.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0224/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Kidea
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  093TY
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has functional unattached drawstring in the waist area, with free ends, that can 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 trousers in pink colour, intended for small children of up to 7 years of age, manufactured of water-proof fabric, with an application at the front of the legs in the form of a girl, slippers, white ribbon and hearts embroidered with lame, stars and the inscription “Kidea”.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0231/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' shoes
 
Brand: Du Pareil Au Meme
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DULA1F , DULO1G
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyelets are small parts and can easily detach. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
 

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

 
Description:  Two models of grey shoes for babies, with fluorescent yellow and pink trims respectively.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/0238/15       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED billboard
 
Brand: Natura
 
Name: Fluorisoiva LED-valomainostaulu
 
Type / number of model:  255812. Mains adaptor: GDCDL-121000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 410412 558121
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The power supply unit poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description:  Portable LED billboard supplied with an AC/DC adapter. Sold in a plain brown cardboard box. AC/DC adaptor: 100-240V ; 50/60Hz / 12VDC ; 1000mA.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0206/15       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair dye
 
Brand: Henna Vital
 
Name: Kizil Burgundy Henna
 
Type / number of model:  Henna Vital Colour Red
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No. 001 / Barcode: 8906043 560117 (560575)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains 2-nitro-p-phenylenediamine (measured value 1.9 %), which is classified as strongly sensitising.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Fine, olive-green powder. Packaging: six printed laminated film bags in cardboard boxes, 4 original packs. Manufacturing date: APR 2013, Expiration date: March 2016.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Finland

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Alert number: A12/0208/15       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Oil lamp
 
Brand: NOWA
 
Name: Lampa Naftowa (kerosene lamp)
 
Type / number of model:  N°: XCK001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901531787789
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The design of the product allows easy access to the lamp oil which can cause lung damage if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 14059 and the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Oil lamp made of transparent glass and blue metal. Packed in a transparent pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0200/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric coffee maker
 
Brand: Primo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NE200A (Bronze)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5205505005290
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
In the event that the product is operated beyond a certain time, the pot could overflow when it is lifted from the base. Consequently, there is a risk that the user be scalded when using the product.

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

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

 
Description:  The product consists of two parts. The first part is a metallic, coffee pot with a lid and a handle on the side. The second part is a plastic base with a plug cord on the side.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0204/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mobile phone charger
 
Brand: Mobia
 
Name: MicroUSB Kotilaturi
 
Type / number of model:  S-TR-027
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6430035349159
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings in the main transformer are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.
 

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

 
Description:  Mobile phone charger. Sold in a yellow cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0211/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric fan
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Oscillating Fan
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 95024
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6882009950241
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The moving fan blades are accessible because there is no protective grill at the back of the fan and could cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric table fan in a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0229/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Food mixer
 
Brand: Johnson
 
Name: Birillà
 
Type / number of model:  AD-833
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8008523004866
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The thermal protection switch may fail to operate correctly when needed to protect the motor. As a result, overheating of the motor could occur, leading to a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  A food chopping and mixing machine enclosed in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7

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Alert number: A12/0234/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: EXTRA DIGITAL
 
Name: Micro USB Charger
 
Type / number of model:  STC001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4775341500385
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is not adequate.

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

 
Description:  USB charger in plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0011/15       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: Akjax
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Torent
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Entrapment, Injuries
 
The restraint system is not adequate to protect a child from falling, which may result in injuries.

There are accessible holes in the front of the pushchair where a child's finger may become trapped.

The small plastic label on the handle is accessible and may easily detach. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Combination pushchair with a chassis, a removable cot, adjustable handle and covers.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 7