Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 12 ( Published on: 27/03/2015)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0420/15       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Plant nutrition balls
 
Brand: PhotoBeats
 
Name: Per Addobbi Floreali e Piante ( For Flower Arrangements and Plants)
 
Type / number of model:  86145
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8018318861451
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to put it in the mouth, suck or ingest it. The balls expand when soaked and if ingested by a child they could cause occlusion of the digestive system. In addition, the balls may be put in the mouth by small children, get stuck and obstruct the airways, posing a risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Expanding yellow balls that are similar to sweets. The balls contain plant nutrient. Product dimensions: diameter: 3.5 mm. Product packaging: colourful cellophane bag. Product weight: 10 g.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0414/15       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: MAX
 
Name: e-liquid
 
Type / number of model:  e-liquid, 6mg. Article No 40.447.695.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3661075070502
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains nicotine (6 mg/ml) yet the packaging lacks a clear reference to the presence of nicotine. The product does not contain an adequate safety label bearing risk-related indications, safety advice or recommendations for correct and safe use of the product, such as is required for harmful mixtures. The user therefore does not have the necessary information on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the requirements of Directive 1999/45/EC relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.
 

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

 
Description:  Liquid for e-cigarettes packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/0419/15       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: DEKANG
 
Name: Vapor flavor - Chocolate
 
Type / number of model:  CHOCOLATE (18 mg of nicotine)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6957046620027; Batch DKMAR
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains nicotine (18 mg/ml) yet the packaging lacks a clear reference to the presence of nicotine. The product does not contain an adequate safety label bearing risk-related indications, recommendations for correct and safe use and tactile danger warning, such as is required for toxic mixtures. The user therefore does not have the necessary information on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the requirements of Directive 1999/45/EC relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.

 

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

 
Description:  Liquid for e-cigarettes in a small 10 ml bottle with a screw cap. The screw cap is sealed with plastic showing various recommendations and warnings. The bottle is packaged in a small cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0427/15       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Insulation foam
 
Brand: Akfix
 
Name: 1. 805 Multi purpose Gun Foam; 2. 805P Multi purpose PU Gun Foam; 3. 960 Adhesive PU
 
Type / number of model:  1. 14FD468, 2. 14FD441 , 3. 14FD472
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. Batch: Production date 03.04.2014, valid till 03.07.2015, 1. 8699369007803, 2. Batch: production date 03.27.2014, valid till 27.06.2015, 2.8699369007810, 3. Batch: production date 04.03.2014, valid until 03.04.2015, 3.8699369000132
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains diphenylmethane-4,4-diisocyanate (MDI). The required protective gloves are not supplied with the product. The additional safety labelling and warnings are not present. The product is harmful for users if it comes into contact with the skin or if it is inhaled.

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:  Insulation foam to be applied either with spray or with gun.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0411/15       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED Decorative Lights
 
Type / number of model:  LL9855-M
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907486393792
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable of the lighting chain is not properly attached and can detach exposing 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 in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0412/15       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100L LED
 
Type / number of model:  YL-DC-100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2013121212992
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable of the lighting chain is not properly attached and can detach exposing 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 packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0400/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Heavy goods vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
 
Type / number of model:  Types: 963, 964; EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0732 e1*2007/46*0737 e1*2007/46*0740
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 1 September 2011 and 8 January 2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A deformed control unit mounting for the trailing axle control unit may be fitted in the vehicles affected. Since the control unit is located in an area exposed to spray, moisture or dirty water may penetrate, which may lead in turn to a short-circuit. This may cause unintentional activation of the trailing axle's steering control, up to the end stop, which may result in loss of control over the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Heavy goods vehicle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0403/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: R1200GS, R1200GS Adventure, HP2 Mega Moto, HP2 Enduro, R1200RT, R900RT, R1200R, R1200ST, R1200S, HP2 Sport
 
Type / number of model:  Types: R12, RHP2, R12T, R1ST, R12S, K12S, K12R; Type-approvals: e1*2002/24*0199*, e1*2002/24*0254*, e1*2002/24*0228*, e1*2002/24*0230*, e1*2002/24*0284*, e1*2002/24*0217*, e1*2002/24*0234*, e1*2002/24*0217*
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 4 December 2002 and 5 April 2011 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
During servicing of brake discs or when wheels are changed, the bolts may be tightened with excessive tightening torque. Cracks may appear in the wheel flange as a result. The cracks may, in the worst-case scenario, lead to the bolts breaking.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Ireland, Croatia, United Kingdom, Iceland, Slovenia, Sweden, Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, Denmark, France, Finland, Portugal, Norway, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0406/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Panda, 500
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 312 EC type approval: e3*2007/46*0064*19
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between September 2014 and October 2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The seat belt buckle anchorage braces may break in a serious collision.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Italy, Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Ireland, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Spain, Slovenia, Greece, Denmark, Portugal, Norway, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0408/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Trafic
 
Type / number of model:  Type: L / JL EC type approval: e2*2007/46*0014*, e2*98/14*0213*
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 01.04.2014 and 31.102014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front passenger seat frame may have cracks in the vicinity of the floor panel anchorage points and could fail in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Ireland, Croatia, United Kingdom, Sweden, Bulgaria, Denmark, Portugal, Lithuania, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0425/15       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Metal karabiner
 
Brand: XIANGFU
 
Name: Mosquetones
 
Type / number of model:  09221
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8700000092211
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product does not have sufficient strength to be used as a karabiner to protect against falls from a height.

The product does not meet the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 362.
 

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

 
Description:  The product is a metal karabiner that closes automatically and does not have a locking feature. It comes in a sealed transparent blister pack with a cardboard backing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0416/15       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Babies' teething necklaces
 
Brand: Tempo Ideal
 
Name: Ambre véritable de la Baltique - Collier bébé - Ambre (Genuine Baltic Amber - Baby Necklace - Amber)
 
Type / number of model:  AMB07 , AMB08
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700528102046; 3700528102053
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The textile cord of the necklaces can easily break releasing beads which could be put in the mouth by small children, get stuck and block the airways.
 

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

 
Description:  Amber teething necklaces with beads threaded onto a cord, with knots between each bead and a 'screw-in' clasp, supported on a printed card.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0417/15       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Child's car seat
 
Brand: BBEST
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  053.224.35719 and 053.224.35727 (group 1/2/3) (code 1405210084)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The buckle of the restraining belt does not work properly, thus, the child may not be properly attached which can lead to injuries in case of sudden braking or impact.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's car seat, group 1/2/3.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0401/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Swede Demuth
 
Name: Pretty Girl
 
Type / number of model:  079421
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902496079421
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.7 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  A plastic, blond-haired doll with colourful, butterfly-like wings. The toy is packed in a colourful, cardboard display box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0404/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of rattles
 
Brand: HO-HO
 
Name: Baby Toys Happy
 
Type / number of model:  AS7620471
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991276204718
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts may be easily detached and accessed by a child during play. Children may put them into 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:  A set of two plastic rattles in the shape of a chicken and a cow. Both items have rattling elements placed in the heads of the animals and some movable parts which are placed on the handles. The set is packed in a cardboard box with a transparent, plastic window for viewing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0410/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of rattles
 
Brand: HO-HO
 
Name: Baby Sway Bell
 
Type / number of model:  ASA7101675 NO. 8808
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991271016750
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The handles of the rattles are too long. A small child could put them in the mouth where they can get stuck and obstruct the airways. The casing of one rattle can easily break, releasing small parts. A small child 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  A set of three plastic rattles (a bear with a round handle, a bear with an oval handle and a ring with an oval handle). Inside the rattles there are rattling elements. Also, on the handles there are three plastic moving rings.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0413/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun with projectiles
 
Brand: Thomas&Friends (THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Thomas Soft Bullet Gun
 
Type / number of model:  No. M8128 (on the packaging) , OKB 837943 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991208379439
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles. If a child puts them in the mouth, these can obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue plastic gun in the shape of a train, three yellow projectiles with pink suction cups. The toy is supplied in a transparent plastic blister with paper backing. The product may be counterfeit.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0415/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy planes and cars
 
Brand: TOYS - Peñastigi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Aeroplane:3288B - Car:698
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts (the wheels). 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Toy planes and cars in individual transparent plastic bags to be placed in plastic balls that are sold in vending machines. The products are packed in a transparent plastic bag with a label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0418/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy star
 
Brand: Color Baby
 
Name: Luminous star
 
Type / number of model:  40726
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8412842407268
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The white wheels at the back of the toy become detached resulting in small pieces that could cause choking to small children if swallowed.

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Musical, luminous, plastic star with small wheels. The packaging is a cardboard box with the words " Luminous Star" . The toy bears a label showing: the importer’s details, the bar code, the reference and batch numbers, and the country of origin.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0422/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: e'Laine / ABABABY
 
Name: Beautiful Girl / Beauty Popular Doll
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 38526
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head and the boots of the doll contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured values DEHP: 7.5% by weight, DBP: 0.12% by weight). These phthalates 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  The set consists of a plastic doll with long brown hair, combs, dresses and decorations. Packaging: a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0423/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: GD Guangda
 
Name: Mermaid beauty
 
Type / number of model:  NO.101 NO. 101A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.1% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll mermaid: different colours of dresses and hair, about 25 cm tall.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain

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Alert number: A12/0402/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' blouses
 
Brand: Niooli
 
Name: Wooden Buttons BB Shirt
 
Type / number of model:  References 105002 and 105003
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The buttons can easily detach. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  Babies' blouses in sizes 9 and 18 months, decorated with pink or green roses. There are buttons on the front and back. Packed in a plastic bag with a sticker attached.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0421/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Nice Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  973
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05966699853558
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The unattached drawstrings in the waist area and at the bottom of the pant legs, which hang below the lower hem, 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:  Grey leisure trousers with pockets and drawstrings in the waistband and below the lower edge. Size: 98,104.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0409/15       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: ORNO
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector
 
Type / number of model:  OR-DC-605
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch code: 1/02/2014. Bar code: 5901752481312
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector. The housing has a circular shape and is made of plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0426/15       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Make-up remover
 
Brand: Gunry
 
Name: Cleansing wipes
 
Type / number of model:  CPNP reference 1800733
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code 7393481402931, Batch No GG20140071
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). MI and MCI are sensitizing agents and may cause skin sensitization and allergic skin reactions. These substances are not included in the list of ingredients.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A white and blue package of 25 wet wipes for removing make-up. Manufacturing date 2014.04.11; Expiry date 2016.04.10
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0405/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Cable
 
Brand: A.I & E (product) / ALL Ride (packaging)
 
Name: 3-Way Socket
 
Type / number of model:  36436
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 2018080 / Bar code: 8711252364360
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The insulating material can ignite easily. Under certain conditions of use this could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Extension cable with three outlets which plugs into the cigarette lighter socket in a car.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, Latvia

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Alert number: A12/0407/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Wonpro
 
Name: Universal Adapter for Travel
 
Type / number of model:  AST-7 (on UK plug face)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4715706103806
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The adaptor plug faces can be plugged into a wall socket with the plug pin rivets exposed.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Travel plug adapter supplied with 4 plug face attachments (UK, Europe, US & Australia). Supplied in artworked cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0424/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric cable
 
Brand: TUREK
 
Name: EK Elektrokabel
 
Type / number of model:  YDYp 3x1,5 žo 300/500 V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907702810072
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable insulation is too thin and the electrical resistance of the wires is too high. These defects could lead to a risk of electric shock and fire respectively.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50396.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric cable for mains installations.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 12