Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 12 ( Published on: 20/03/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00419/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mother daughter necklace
 
Type / number of model:  Nº:8, YYZXCG111635
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
1) The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: 43 % by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidney and bones and it may cause cancer.

2) The material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP)(measured values: 6.73 %, 0.19 % and 0.18 % by weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system and liver.

3) The product contains an excessive amount of short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: 0.86 % by weight).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. Also prolonged exposure to them through the skin may cause cancer. / The product does not comply with the REACH and the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) Regulations.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Stop of sales (By: Other)

 
Description:  Set consisting of two necklaces each with a different pendant. One necklace has a pendant in rectangular shape and with the engraving ''there is this girl she stole my heart she calls me mommy". The second is shaped as a heart and reads ''mommy's heart'.
Packaging description:  The set is sold on a cardboard label and in a transparent plastic bag. The product was also sold online, in particular via elleins.com and Facebook.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00432/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Necklace
 
Barcode:  1806263365240
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium and lead (measure values: 87.5 % by weight and 1.6 % by weight, respectively).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidney and bones, and it may cause cancer. Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Necklace consisting of three black leather strips with metal trimming, silver-coloured clasp and metal eagle pendant with rhinestones.
Packaging description:  Sold in a transparent plastic bag. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00433/20       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Creolen
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  DNP 148 55112001751000000100 219
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value 3.2 μg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Creole earrings made of silver-coloured, glossy metal with open ring, diameter approx. 9 cm; the clutch is made of colourless plastic
Packaging description:  Attached to a cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00434/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Windscreen washer fluid
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Clean&Go
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  4771459059616
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of methanol (measured value: 20.06% by weight). Methanol is acutely toxic to the central nervous system and the eye. Ingestion of methanol leads to blindness and death. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Winter windscreen washer.
Packaging description:  3 liter plastic packaging with a paper label
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00404/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LE ROYAL
 
Name: LED LIGHTS / Karacsonyi egosor
 
Type / number of model:  R14925-9
 
Barcode:  1 814925 888889
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The cable could overheat, leading to burns or fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock. / 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 20 non-replaceable, colourful LED lamps with plastic star casing.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00407/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LE ROYAL
 
Name: LED LIGHTS / Karacsonyi egosor
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  1 814925 888888
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The cable could overheat, leading to burns or fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock. / 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 18 non-replaceable, colourful LED lamps with metal, cube-shaped casing.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00408/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LE ROYAL
 
Name: LED LIGHTS / Karacsonyi egosor
 
Type / number of model:  R14925-3
 
Barcode:  1 814925 888883
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The cable could overheat, leading to burns or fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock. / 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 20 non-replaceable, white LED lamps with gold metal, angel-shaped casing.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00439/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chains
 
Brand: F&F
 
Name: 160 LED TENDA MANTELLO 2M X 80 CM
 
Type / number of model:  160 LED TENDA MANTELLO 2M X 80 CM: ART 65134, 240L LED TENDA A PIOGGIA: ART 64288, 378L LA LUCE NEL CORRIDOIO: ART 64300, 64298, 64299
 
Barcode:  8 058603 642983 (Art. 64298), 8 058603 642884 (Art. 64288), 8 058603 642983 (Art. 64299), 8 058603 642983 (Art. 64300), 8 058603 653149 (Art. 65134)
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the wires is too small and they can overheat, leading to burns or to a fire. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Mesh-shaped lighting chain with 160 non-replaceable white LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00421/20       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Socket lamp
 
Brand: Smartfox
 
Name: Smartfox socket angle adapter for light bulbs - white E27
 
Type / number of model:  6000005404
 
Barcode:  4053176954772
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The switch on the lamp can easily be removed without using any tools. The dimensions of the mains plug are too small and the cables are too thin. The user could receive an electric shock from accessible (live) parts. The product may also overheat causing fire or burns. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and with the relevant Standards EN 60598, EN 50075, EN 60335-1, and EN 61140.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plug-in portable lamp equipped with a Euro-flat-plug connector system, for plugging directly into the mains socket. Bulbs with an E27 socket and an output of up to 60W can be fitted into the bulb holder. The lamp can be turned on and off using a switch.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00441/20       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Flood Light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 50W LED Motion Sensor Flood Light
 
Type / number of model:  10105001
 
Barcode:  X0010A577N
 
Batch number:  191023
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The protective conductor is not connected. This could result in an electric shock for the user. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  LED floodlight with motion sensor
Packaging description:  Packaged in a green and black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00412/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Renegade
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0300*26, Type: BU
 
Company recall code:  VE8
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 14 November and 13 December 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake callipers may be cracked. This can result in a loss of braking performance, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Jeep recall code: VE8.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/00413/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Range Rover Evoque
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: E5*2007/46*0076
 
Company recall code:  N441
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 July 2018 and 29 January 2020.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The Emergency Call (eCall) system is incorrectly configured.

As a result, the emergency service will not be contacted in the event of a crash.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Passenger car equipped with Emergency Call (eCall) system under Land Rover recall code: N441.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00414/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: GS3543/45H, LC500/500H, LS500/500H, LS600H, RX350/450H, RX350L/450
 
Type / number of model:  LS600H (UVF45, UVF46), RX350/450H (AGL20, AGL25, GGL25, GYL25), RX350L/450 (GGL26, GYL26), Model codes: GS3543/45H (GRL11, GRL15, GWL10), LC500/500H (GWZ100, URZ100), LS500/500H (GSF50, GVF50, GVF55, VXFA55),, Type-approval numbers:e6*2001/116*0106*09 and e6*2001/116*0106*10 (GS43/45H), e6*2007/3546*0195*00 (LC500/500H), e6*2007/46*0221*02 (LS500/500H),, e6*2001/116*0109*05 (LS600H), e6*2007/46*0163*04 (RX350/450H), e6*2007/46*0163*03 (RX350L/450).
 
Company recall code:  20SMD-004
 
Production dates:  02/09/2013 - 11/05/2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing defect, surface cracking may occur on the impeller of the low-pressure fuel pump. Consequently, the impeller may deform, causing the fuel pump to become inoperative and the engine to stall, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car equipped with a low-pressure fuel pump, located in the fuel tank.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00415/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354*22, *23, *0424*15, e1*2007/46*0296*11, *12, *0301*18, *19, *0304*06, *0305*11, *1760*00, *01, *1762*00, *01, Types: 906AC35, 906AC35/4X4, 906BB50, 906BB35, 906BB35/4x4 906BB50/4x4, KL3A4, KL3A5
 
Company recall code:  VS3HELI (8292253)
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 8 February and 19 June 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the control-unit software of the body control module may cause the rear lights to fail or to be lit too weakly if the light selector switch is operated quickly.

This may prevent subsequent traffic from detecting the vehicle, increasing the risk 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 Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS3HELI (8292253).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Ireland, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00416/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: 500X
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0318*23, Type: 334
 
Company recall code:  6277
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 14 November 2019 - 17 December 2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake callipers may be cracked. This can result in a loss of braking performance, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Fiat recall code: 6277.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00425/20       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Heating pad
 
Brand: Søstrene Grene
 
Name: Keep my neck warm pillow, linnen/cotton, 44x15 cm
 
Type / number of model:  Heat pad
 
Barcode:  5711812403921
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The heating pad might start to burn when heated in a microwave oven. /
 

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

Company recall page:  https://sostrenegrene.com/da/recalls/advarsel-tilbagekaldelse-af-varmepude/

 
Description:  Heat pad to be heated in a microwave oven. Keep my neck warm pillow, linnen/cotton, 44x15 cm
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00431/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Sunglasses
 
Brand: NOMAD
 
Name: #THENOMAD FAMILY
 
Type / number of model:  Item:4799
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sunglasses have a category 4 protection filter but the labelling indicates category 3. Given that they do not have the warning 'Not suitable for driving', which is required for category 4 sunglasses, consumers may use them while driving. This could affect the user's vision and might lead to a road accident. / The product does not comply with the Protective Equipment Regulation and the relevant European standard EN ISO 12312.
 

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

 
Description:  Black/fuchsia-framed sunglasses with the brand and logo engraved on the stem and UV protection category 3 labelling.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00409/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: by Baby Bubbles
 
Name: Pacifier Clip
 
Type / number of model:  Sea Foam PC03-BLGN / Twilight Campfire PC01-WD00
 
Barcode:  7350103380107, 7350103380282
 
Batch number:  PC01-WD00, PC03-BLGN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The garment fasteners of the soother holders lacks ventilation holes. Due to its shape and size, a small child might put the garment fastener in the mouth where it could get stuck and block the child’s airways. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Company recall page:  https://www.ozbaby.fi/info/takaisinveto/473/

 
Description:  Wood and silicon bead soother holders in cardboard boxes.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00429/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high chair
 
Brand: LORELLI
 
Name: Etetőszék Feeding chair
 
Type / number of model:  PRIMO
 
Barcode:  3800151964193, 3800151964209, 3800151964179
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over backwards.
A sitting child may fall and suffer injuries.
/ The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable, height adjustable and tiltable high chair with padded seat and plastic tray. The product available in different colours.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00430/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: Fillikid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Articlenumber: 4055-07
 
Barcode:  9120080983688
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cot is not sufficiently stable and may easily overturn. A small child may consequently fall out of the cot and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable cot with a metal frame, turquoise and grey fabric and white mesh, which can be opened through a zipper at one end.
Packaging description:  The product is sold with a grey fabric transport bag and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00405/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic educational toy
 
Brand: Shun Long
 
Name: baby's musical tinkler
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: B1286614/3803-2
 
Barcode:  EAN 5900733470994
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy contains protruding parts (detachable plastic ring). 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)

Company recall page:  https://midex.pl/ogloszenie/

 
Description:  Plastic educational toy, battery powered (2 AA batteries)
Packaging description:  Cardboard box with plastic window
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00406/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wimzle
 
Type / number of model:  FA136-1
 
Barcode:  811802021250
 
Batch number:  N° 6614
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Parts of the toy can detach, leaving the protruding bar accessible. A small child may put the bar in the mouth and choke. / 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:  It is an educational sensory toy for babies, consisting of four bars sliding through a ball at the center with balls (blue, yellow, red, green, purple) of different shape and surfaces at the ends.
Packaging description:  Sold in a plastic box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00410/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ScooTer 3in1
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are accessible gaps between moving parts of the scooter. Body parts may become trapped, a child may suffer injuries. / 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:  Foldable toy scooter, destined for children up to 25 kg.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00411/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Kaibibi
 
Name: Birthday Party
 
Type / number of model:  BLD062
 
Barcode:  6991205292625
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20.4 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic dolls with cooking or cleaning accessories.
Packaging description:  Transparent plastic bag
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00418/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: VA
 
Name: Shu Yi baby
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº.: 2025
 
Barcode:  2016666680614
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking, Injuries
 
The product has small parts that easily detach. The electronic module is accessible and easily breaks releasing small parts, some of which have a high magnetic flux.

A child may put one or more of the small parts in the mouth and choke on them or they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

Additionally, the plastic material of the shoes and accessions of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)(measured value up to: 24 % by weight).

This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.
/ The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery operated talking soft-filled doll with different clothing.
Packaging description:  The product is sold a translucent plastic packaging with a white sticker.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00420/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: LG - Imports
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item nº: LG053084
 
Barcode:  513247053084
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
1) The product has small parts (eyes, ring and link of the chain) that easily detach.
A small child may put the toy in the mouth and choke on them.

2) The internal electronic box is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams and easily breaks releasing the button batteries and small parts.
A child may put them in the mouth and choke, swallow them and suffer damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

3) Additionally the fur and the plastic material of the product's cables and suction cup contain an excessive amount of diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP), bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP), di-‘isodecyl’ phthalate (DIDP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP)(measured values up to: 20 %, 13 %, 1.9 %, 0.65 % and 0.2 % by weight, respectively).

These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system and liver. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery operated soft filled toy in the shape duck with a suction cup and a key ring.
Packaging description:  The product was sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00422/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle play mat
 
Brand: Cosing
 
Name: EVA PUZZLE MAT / PENOVA PODLOZKA PUZZLE
 
Type / number of model:  Traffic: A-03
 
Barcode:  152913216110, 8595608805680
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The foam puzzle mat contains small parts which can easily be detached from the product. Small children could put the small parts 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Foam puzzle mat set consisting of ten 32x32 cm pieces with removable elements depicting vehicles.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic packaging with an attached paper label.The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00423/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle play mat
 
Brand: Alltoys
 
Name: PENOVA PODLOZKA
 
Type / number of model:  A3206NOV
 
Barcode:  153368132114, 8591945084375
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The foam puzzle mat contains small parts which can easily be detached from the product. Small children could put the small parts 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Foam puzzle mat consisting of ten 32x32 cm pieces with removable elements depicting animals and vehicles.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic packaging with an attached paper label. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00426/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: TOYS Group
 
Name: Samolot Pchacz
 
Type / number of model:  Nº. 9901, TG399875-9901- 1047
 
Barcode:  5902553810882
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part (plastic handle connector) can easily detach from the toy. A small child may put the small part in the mouth and choke on it. / 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:  Plastic airplane push-along toy.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00435/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kot z benkiem
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  5901448340374
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small plastic parts (the drum sticks) may easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  The toy is a plastic push-along toy in the shape of a cat (playing drum) which moves while the toy is pushed. The toy is equipped with a plastic pole and moves on two wheels.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00436/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy
 
Brand: Hongji Toys
 
Name: Stacking Ring
 
Type / number of model:  HJD93008
 
Barcode:  6939614700706
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The toy's mandrel protrudes and has no cover. A child may fall on the protruding part and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden stacking toy consisting of a mandrel with rings in different sizes and colours.
Packaging description:  Sold in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00440/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft-filled toy
 
Brand: VA
 
Name: Electricity toy (voice & light doll)
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  2016666696097
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
Small parts (the wires of the electric mechanism) can be easily detached from the toy. A child may put them in the mouth and choke. Furthermore, there is a chemical risk due to the presence of an excessive amount of the phthalates DEHP (4.9% by weight) and DIBP (0.66% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system. / The product does not comply with REACH nor with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft-filled laughing baby doll in blue or yellow pyjamas with sound and a light. Battery operated.
Packaging description:  Packed in a transparent plastic bag with a white sticker bearing the brand name, the name and address of the importer, a CE mark and some pictograms.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00442/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft-filled toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  20063
 
Barcode:  7392870200639
 
Batch number:  -
 
Risk type:  Burns, Choking, Fire
 
The fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. A small child may put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. In addition, the product is easy flammable and may catch fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1 and EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft field toy in a shape of a troll.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00424/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Slippers
 
Brand: Shen
 
Name: Fish Slippers Fiskesandaler
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The material of the product contains an excessive amount of lead, dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)(measured values: 0.14 %, 16.2 % and 1.8 % by weight, respectively).

Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children.

These phthalates may harm the health, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

/ The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Slippers in the shape of fish in sample size 38/39.
Packaging description:  The product is delivered in a transparent plastic bag.The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00437/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Kid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Kid
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are cords with free ends in the neck area. These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.
/ The product does not meet the requirements of European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's green sweatshirt with long sleeves and zipper. There are pockets and picture with number 96 in pink on the front side. Size: 6
Packaging description:  No packaging
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00438/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather shoes
 
Brand: OIS
 
Name: OIS Ballerina Jonkoping
 
Type / number of model:  art. 525114299OA Jönköping
 
Barcode:  6413692307953
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather insole of the shoes contains chromium VI (measured value: 16 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Black leather (Sheep leather) ballerinas with patent-leather tip of the shoe. Insole is made from light brown leather (Pigskin).
Packaging description:  Shoes are packed in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00417/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin cleansing product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Muravjinij spirt
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  4603373001092
 
Batch number:  80419
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the ingredients list and product information file, the product contains an excessive amount of formic acid (declared value: 1.4%).
Formic acid is corrosive and can damage the skin and eyes. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Cosmetic product for skin cleansing.
Packaging description:  Brown glass bottle with a plastic white cap.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00427/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  UV nail lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Professional Nail Gel UV Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  KT230
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The device's switch can easily detach leaving live parts accessible. The user may touch live parts and receive an electric shock. / 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: Importer)

 
Description:  UV nail lamp in zebra-like imprint with a power of 36 W suitable for voltages of 100 to 240 V and 50 to 60 Hz.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A12/00428/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Aquarium heater
 
Brand: XiLONG
 
Name: GLASS HEATER / SHORT GLASS HEATER
 
Type / number of model:  XL-025A
 
Barcode:  5 999563 009122
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains cable is too short for the intended aquarium's depth.

Consequently, live parts might get in contact with water, increasing the risk of the user receiving an electric shock. / 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: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Glass aquarium heater with black perforated plastic cover.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a colorful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00037/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Glue
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super Glue for wood, rubber, plastics, metal, paper and leather
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of chloroform (measured value: 3.6 % by weight ).

Chloroform causes skin irritation, can damage health if inhaled or swallowed and is suspected to cause cancer. / 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)

 
Description:  3 g of cyanoacrylate-based instantaneous adhesive in a metal tube with dispensing nozzle and screw cap. It is sold in a 12 units set.
Packaging description:  The product is sold on a cardboard base with a trasnparent plastic front.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A11/00035/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft-filled toy
 
Brand: MPOULOUKOS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2299/21CM
 
Barcode:  5290436719415
 
Batch number:  -
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material is accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. A small child may put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. / 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Soft-filled toy in the shape of a tiger.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12

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Alert number: A11/00036/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress wig
 
Brand: Christys Dress Up, amscan
 
Name: OLD WITCH WIG
 
Type / number of model:  840380-55
 
Barcode:  0809801705042
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The wig is not sufficiently self-extinguishing in the event that it is ignited by a flame.
A child could consequently receive burns.
/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Black long toy wig with white stripes, 100% polyester.
Packaging description:  Packaging: transparent plastic bag. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/00041/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  62695
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is too thin. Consequently, it could overheat during use, leading to burns or causing a fire.

Additionally, the cable is not properly anchored, its isolation is insufficient and the plug is too small allowing single pole insertion. Thereby, live parts could become accessible increasing the risk of the user receiving an electric shock. / 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 50 non-replaceable, white miniature lamps.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic foil.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 12