Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 17 ( Published on: 01/05/2015)

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Alert number: A12/0558/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Pendant
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Jewelry
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  386018-1009
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal parts of the pendant contains cadmium (measured value: 15,7% by weight). Cadmium is classified as harmful if swallowed and if in contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Imitation jewellery article, pendant (rose) with a plastic label. One side of the sticker of the plastic label has the text "Paris-Milan-New York" and "Nickel free", the other side indicates the article number.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0559/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Jewelry
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  313048-2008
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal parts of the pendant contains cadmium (measured value: 19,5% by weight). Cadmium is classified as harmful if swallowed and if in contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Imitation jewellery article, black imitation leather with pendant. The plastic label indicates "Nickel Free" and has a sticker with the article number on it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0560/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Hair ornament
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Jewelry
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal parts of product contain lead (measured value: 24.6 % by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

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

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

 
Description:  Imitation jewellery article, hair ornament with many small imitation stones
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0561/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Jewelry
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The pendant contains lead (measured value: 4.8 % by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver coloured necklace with a pendant in the form of a heart
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0577/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: C&S Paris
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  14NXX07-0180
 
Batch number / Barcode:  242414070180
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 25.1% 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:  Jewellery article, necklace with 5 silver coloured pendants , black plastic label with brand name and article code.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0592/15       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED Decorative Lights
 
Type / number of model:  Z-L100B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8007979000450
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not securely fastened 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 packaging
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0593/15       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Merry Christmas
 
Type / number of model:  R100, R140
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 792013 038112, 5 792013 038129
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing unit and the lamps are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit. The insulation provided by the shrink tubing is inadequate. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 140 or 100 miniature lamps (two different models). Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0564/15       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Floodlight
 
Brand: Lexxa
 
Name: Rechargeable LED Floodlight
 
Type / number of model:  Charger: KJ-TCA388 , Light: 433 610 BL-RE-TG-10W-01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 430038 496133
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation of the transformer in the charger is not sufficient. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable LED floodlight supplied with a charger "Winpower". Sold in a green cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0551/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck / passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge / Chrysler
 
Name: Ram, Dakota, Durango, Aspen
 
Type / number of model:  DS Ram1500, Dakota, Durango, Aspen
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production dates: 01.03.2008 to 24.08.2012.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A fault in the differential can lead to the blockage of the rear wheels.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck / passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0563/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Fuso Canter
 
Type / number of model:  Type: FEA01, FEB01, FEB71, FEB74, FEC71, FECX EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0379*00, e4*2007/46*0380*00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 16.9.2011 and 17.12.2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The oil cooler hose may burst and this could cause a loss of transmission fluid and vehicle breakdown. There is a risk of fire if the transmission fluid comes into contact with hot parts when the vehicle is driven.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Sweden, Croatia, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Portugal, Lithuania, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0569/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Pathfinder, Patrol, Pick-up, Terrano 2, X-Trail
 
Type / number of model:  Types: D22, R50, Y61, R20 T30 EC type-approval: H960, e1*98/14*0166*, e6*95/54*0051*.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were built between 2000 and 2003.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A fault in the gas generator of the front passenger airbag can cause uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated. Because the ignition pressure is too high, it can damage the airbag housing and cause injury.
 

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:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0579/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  LPG multivalve
 
Brand: BRC
 
Name: Europa 1 Multivalve
 
Type / number of model:  Approval No: ECE-approval E13 67R-010004 Class 3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The multivalves in question were manufactured between 2000 and 2007 and have a blue rectangular magnetic valve. (Note: BRC multivalves Europa2 have the same approval- number but they are not affected. They have a red cylindrical magnetic valve.)
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety valve is blocked. Consequently, the multivalve cannot empty the gas tank in the event of a vehicle fire and the gas tank may explode.
 

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

 
Description:  LPG multivalve for LPG powered cars.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0587/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Harley-Davidson
 
Name: Touring and CVO
 
Type / number of model:  Model year: 2014 and 2015.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected motorcycles were built 28 April 2014 to 24 October 2014 (US) and 10 March 2014 to 25 March 2015 (Brazil).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
It may not be possible to disengage the clutch after being parked for an extended period. This could lead to a loss of control of the vehicle when started in gear or shifted into gear after starting which could result in a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  Brazil, United States
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Croatia, Malta, Slovakia, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0552/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: Fixxeo
 
Name: Fire Blanket
 
Type / number of model:  BBDED1 BBDNL1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8717306861281
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. The fire blanket itself can catch fire causing the fire to escalate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,1 x 1,3 m, folded in white rigid round plastic box for wall mounting
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0553/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Blus Deken
 
Type / number of model:  BD1218 / JH05025
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. The fire blanket itself can catch fire causing the fire to escalate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.

 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,2 x 1,8 m, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0554/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: RBC Brandbeveiliging Nederland
 
Name: Blusdeken
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. The fire blanket itself can catch fire causing the fire to escalate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.

 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,2 x 1,2 m, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0555/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: Kerzon Flameline B.V.
 
Name: Blusdeken
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. The fire blanket itself can catch fire causing the fire to escalate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 120 x 180 cm, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0556/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: Ajax
 
Name: Blusdeken / Couverture Anti-feu
 
Type / number of model:  EURO-DEK 100, 144100-BBD100
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. The fire blanket itself can catch fire causing the fire to escalate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,0 x 1,0 m, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0557/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: Ajax
 
Name: Blusdeken / Couverture Anti-feu
 
Type / number of model:  EURO-DEK 180, 02/2013 03/2013
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. The fire blanket itself can catch fire causing the fire to escalate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,8 x 1,2 m, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0571/15       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety boots
 
Brand: Bellota
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Models 72207, 72215, 72225, 72230 and 72235
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch BES199 / Barcode 84142999138238
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Chromium (VI) (measured value up to 4.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Safety boots in cardboard boxes showing contact details of the importer, with a label indicating the model, barcode, size and CE marking.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0572/15       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety boots
 
Brand: OFMA
 
Name: Corbeta
 
Type / number of model:  Modelo: Corbeta; Ref. 026P; Type S1+C1+P+ SRC;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9999201214
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Chromium (VI) (measured value up to 5.0 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Safety boots in cardboard boxes showing the make and a label indicating the model, reference, barcode, size and CE marking.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0580/15       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Protective gloves
 
Brand: KWB/Stronghand
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 0284, CRESTON,
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather of the gloves contains Chromium (VI) (measured values up to 7.1 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Beige 5-finger protective gloves, made of leather without lining, with brown fabric trim at the wrist, sample size XL/10.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0582/15       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety boots
 
Brand: OFMA
 
Name: Olimpia
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 042W; Category S3+CI+ SRC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9997201214
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Chromium (VI) (measured value up to 5.0 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Safety boots in cardboard box showing the make and a label indicating the model, reference, bar code and CE marking. Sample's size: 43.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0583/15       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety boots
 
Brand: OFMA
 
Name: Galeón and Fragata
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 002P and 040P; category S1P+CI+SRC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9999201114
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products contain Chromium VI above the permitted level (measured value up to 8,8mg/kg). Chromium VI is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The products do not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Two different models of safety boots coming in cardboard box bearing the brand and name and a label showing the model, reference number, bar code, size and CE marking.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0548/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Loom-band charms
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Colorful Loombands, Charms
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7070956081586
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the charms contains 2.8 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Loom-band charms, six charms in a package: heart, owl, sun, cupcake, flower and crown. Sold in a transparent packaging with black plastic label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0549/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Loom-band charms
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: D.I.Y ACCESSOIRES
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. :71749
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933053717493
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The charms contain 19% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Loom-band charms, six charms in a package, sold in transparent packaging with paper label.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0550/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Loom bands with charms
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bracelet Maker
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5724755004513
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The charms contain 0.91% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Loom band set including loom, hook, 3000 rubber bands in nine different colours, one multicolour, c-clips and 24 charms (strawberry, peace symbol, flower, ladybug, heart, handbag). The product is supplied in a transparent plastic container with a closable lid.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0562/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Kitchen toy set
 
Brand: YTY TOYS
 
Name: Kitchen
 
Type / number of model:  Ref: PY-555-14, PY-555-16 and PY-555-53
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Chromium (III) that can migrate from the metal material of the toy. Chromium is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.

 

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

 
Description:  Three different types of a toy set with kitchen utensils, a pan, cups, teapot, etc. Packaging: a plastic blister pack with a cardboard flap marked: YTY TOYS, Kitchen Simulation Series The Best Toys For Children, Funnly.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0566/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy animal with key ring
 
Brand: ICEMEL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts (the eyes, the snout and the ring) 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 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft toys for vending machines in the form of animals (yellow and white teddy bear, bunny) with a chain and ring serving as a key ring. A sewn-on label bears the CE marking, information on the importer and the warning 'not suitable for children under 3 years old'.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0567/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Marco´s Toys
 
Name: Submarine Mermaid
 
Type / number of model:  JRF-338
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435399012341
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains 20% by weight by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Mermaid doll with accessories in blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0578/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Yoyo ball
 
Brand: B&G
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  12499
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3588270012499, CF120027
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
When stretched, the string is significantly longer than the maximum length authorised by the standard. The product poses a risk of strangulation because it may wrap around a child's neck.

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

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

 
Description:  Elastic, orange yoyo ball in the shape of a hedgehog
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, France, Malta

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Alert number: A12/0581/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy skin
 
Brand: My Pawfect Bear
 
Name: Gift from Santa
 
Type / number of model:  Art No.: 0059
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small eyes of the teddy bear may easily detach. A small 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:  Teddy bear plush skin to be filled and customised by users. On the website of the producer, the item number corresponds to a model called "Caramel Brownie Bear".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0585/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic bath toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WS-005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4008880002035
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value 0,13 % by weight). This phthalate may harm 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Bear-shaped bath toy made of yellow soft plastic with painted eyes, nose, mouth, green hat and green camera in his hands. The toy is packed in a transparent plastic bag with stapled cardboard label. The cardboard label includes producer, toy identification code, bar code, country of origin and CE marking.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0586/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toys
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Peppa Pig
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6919867213253
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the toys contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value:17% by weight). This phthalate may harm 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Toy pig family consisting of four pigs: mom, dad and two children. Packed into a transparent plastic bag with stapled cardboard label bearing the name "Peppa Pig", the bar code, country of origin and CE marking. Age: 3+ years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0573/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Kеvrem
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3015
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3614481030158
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt that hangs below the hem of the garment when untied.

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, designed for children of up to 7 years of age, provided with a zip-fastener at the back, made of textile in beige colour.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0574/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Lady and Land
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1421
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3844032014218
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt that hangs below the hem of the garment when untied.

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:  Set of sleeveless children’s dress with a bolero, for children of up to 7 years of age in dark blue colour with two sewn-on textile flowers at the front. The dress has a sewn-on belt with free ends.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0575/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Tivido
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ELB 0837
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20131531
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt in the waist area with free ends that hang below the hem of the garment when untied.

The shining stone in the centre of the flower can be easily detached and could cause choking if swallowed.

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:  Sleeveless children’s dress, designed for children of up to 3 years of age, with a sewn-on satin belt with free ends for fastening at the back. The dress is decorated at the front with a textile flower, attached with a pin, and is supplied with small glued-on shining stones.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0576/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Dayan Kids Club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The long unattached drawstrings in the trousers' waist 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Light and and dark grey children’s trousers intended for children of up to 7 years of age, with a knitted elasticized tricot at the waist and at the end of the legs, with two pockets at both sides. The left leg has prints with the following images and inscriptions: “NM, an image of a rugby ball, OF THE Sports and small printed squares underlining the text”.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0584/15       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Gaming station
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: PXP3 Slim Station
 
Type / number of model:  MD-2700
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 6 938625 876912
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the mains adapter is inadequate between the input and output circuits. The internal connections are not sufficient and rely upon solder to maintain their position; a loose wire could reduce creepage distances and clearances. The adaptor is not designed to withstand foreseeable overloads and the pins are inadequately sized which could cause damage to the socket and the adaptor resulting in live parts being exposed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN60950, EN 61558 and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Gaming station with black mains adapter/charger: "Travel Charger".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0589/15       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Jabo
 
Name: CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM
 
Type / number of model:  JB-C06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5997882126667
 
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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery operated carbon monoxide (CO) detector with electro-chemical sensor, and circular white plastic cover. Diameter: 10.7 cm; height: 3.5 cm. The product is supplied in blister packaging. The importer's name and logo ("Global") are visible on the packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0590/15       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: MENTAVILL
 
Name: Szén-monoxid érzékelő és riasztó készülék (Carbon-monoxide Detector and Alarm)
 
Type / number of model:  500002, COE-168
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5998282168530
 
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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery operated carbon monoxide (CO) detector with electro-chemical sensor and a circular white plastic cover. Diameter: 11 cm; height: 3.8 cm. The product is supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0565/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains wall socket
 
Brand: Ante
 
Name: Tomada bipolar
 
Type / number of model:  F3009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5605787903190
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The contacts shafts of the socket are not flexible enough to guarantee appropriate contact pressure with the plug pins. The heat resistance is insufficient.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  White, two-pin mains wall socket. Transparent blister packaging with a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0570/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: X-360 Slim AC Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  XB-360L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X818618-009 PQ21P580968032
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The lengths of the plug live, neutral and earth pins are too short. The fuse is not adequate. The cross sectional area of the conductors in the supply cord is too small. The insulation of the supply cord is too thin.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 61558, 60799, 60320, 50525, 60228 and the relevant national standard BS1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Black power supply sold for use with Xbox 360 (not original product). Input AC 100-242a,47-6Hz. Output DC 135W 12V
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0588/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: AC Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  JYX-360-018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The pins of the plug are too short. The fuse is not adequate. The cross sectional area of the conductors in the supply cord is too small. The insulation of the supply cord is inadequate.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 61558, EN 60799, EN 60320, EN 50525, EN 60228 and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Black mains adaptor sold for use with X-Box One gaming station.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0591/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric installation cable
 
Brand: ELPAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  (N)YM-J 3x2,5 mm2, 300/500 V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  32029
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical resistance of the cable is too high.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50395.
 

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

 
Description:  Cable for electrical installations.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0031/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Blusdeken
 
Type / number of model:  JT510
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. This can lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.


 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,8 x 1,2 m, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A11/0032/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: JacTone
 
Name: Blusdeken
 
Type / number of model:  CS07
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. This can lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,8 x 1,8 m, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A11/0033/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: Fire Control
 
Name: Blusdeken
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. This can lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1,2 x 1,2 m, folded in red coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17

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Alert number: A11/0034/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: First Alert
 
Name: Fire Blanket
 
Type / number of model:  FB120 FCLAB BRKBLXW4 BRKDUKW4 09/2009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0029054002242
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fire blanket does not extinguish burning cooking oil. This can lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket 120 cm x 180 cm, folded in white coloured rigid plastic box for wall mounting
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 17