Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 43 ( Published on: 30/10/2015)
Notification A12/1177/15 published on report 38 of 25/09/2015 has been updated according to new information received from the notifying country about the brand and country of origin.

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Alert number: A12/1312/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Repair kit for bicycles
 
Brand: HERRAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 602143
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6900101321438
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of 1,2-dichloroethane in the glue is too high (measured value: 55% by weight). 1,2-dichloroethane is carcinogenic and toxic if inhaled or if it gets in contact with the skin. In addition, the glue contains toluene (measured value 23% by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.


 

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

 
Description:  Repair kit for bicycles' wheels, including a white tube of glue, patches and tools. The product is supplied in blister packaging on white and grey cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/1297/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Chain necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HT 11057
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8592917110573
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the necklace is too high (measured value 6.2 μg/cm/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Chain necklace, gold colour, 41 g, length 51 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1308/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  12152
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8592917121463
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of cadmium in the product is too high (measured value 36.2 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold coloured bracelet consisting of six separate pearl chains with coin and Eiffel tower pendant. Length 23 cm, weight: 28 g.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1316/15       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: ShiShangHuoJi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3026
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighter with two small dice.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1320/15       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Lanjian
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Novelty lighter in the shape of a tea pot with a key ring.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1321/15       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty Lighter
 
Brand: Earth Star Smoking Set
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children. It is also not child resistant. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Refillable, novelty lighter made of brass-coloured metal with skull and pirates in relief. THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1306/15       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: PANNONLED
 
Name: 10W Sensor Reflektor
 
Type / number of model:  800045
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly secured against pulling, twisting and loosening. As a consequence, the cable can be pulled out easily leaving the live wire ends of the cable accessible to the user. The cable insulation is made of PVC which is not suitable for outdoor use. The cable is consequently not protected properly against water penetration.

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:  Grey LED floodlight with motion sensor and free wire ends for mains connection. Packaging: cardboard box with label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1301/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Lancer and Mitsubishi i
 
Type / number of model:  CS0A,CS0W,CT9A,HA1W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model years: 2003-2008
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The passenger side airbag inflator might release fragments during deployment which could injure the passenger.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1317/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008, 308, 5008, 508, 807, EXPERT, RCZ
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles with 2.0L HDi diesel engine.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were built between September 2012 and December 2014
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an electric connection on the cover of the fuel heater can overheat. This can cause the cover to melt, allowing air to enter the fuel system which could lead to stalling of the engine and loss of control of the car.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Greece, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1296/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Ladder
 
Brand: EURO GOLD
 
Name: Steel Home
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 215
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7640114034985
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ladder (the steps and the ends) is not sufficiently resistant to load, which may cause the ladder to break: the user may fall and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131-2.

 

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

 
Description:  Steel ladder supplied in plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  Ukraine
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1309/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fire blanket
 
Brand: GLORIA
 
Name: Löschdecke/Fire blanket/Couverture Anti-feu
 
Type / number of model:  Typ G100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4006325607135
 
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

 
Description:  Fire blanket 1x1m.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1298/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: The Smurfs
 
Type / number of model:  No.9000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  858520100006
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound level is too high and can lead to damage to hearing.

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: Other)

 
Description:  The mobile phone is made of yellow plastic. The packaging is decorated with images of the cartoon characters "The Smurfs". Age +3
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1300/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dolls
 
Brand: WAN JU
 
Name: YONG
 
Type / number of model:  ST9456381 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991294563811
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20 % 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of three plastic dolls, fair hair, coloured dress and red shoes. Packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1303/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Scooter - Folded Slider
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheel is too small and could easily get stuck in holes in the ground while a child is riding causing the child to fall and suffer injuries. In addition, the diameter of the handlebar ends is too small. If a child falls on them, this may cause injuries. The stability of the steering column is not sufficient and, under load, the steering column could bend. Finally, there are accessible gaps between moving parts and accessible sharp edges, which may cause injuries to the fingers.

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Blue, foldable toy scooter, two wheels (diameter of the front wheel: 97.5 mm), made of metal with a friction brake on the rear wheel. The product is supplied in a green cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1304/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rollerboard Scooter
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheel is too small and could easily get stuck in holes in the ground while a child is riding, causing the child to fall and suffer injuries. In addition, the diameter of the handlebar ends is too small. If a child falls on them, this may cause injuries. Finally, there are accessible gaps between moving parts, which may cause entrapment of fingers while folding the scooter.

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Red, foldable toy scooter, two-wheels (diameter of the front wheel: 97 mm), made of metal with a friction brake on the rear wheel. The product is supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1305/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FASHION SCOOTER
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheel is too small and could easily get stuck in holes in the ground while a child is riding, causing the child to fall and suffer injuries. In addition, the diameter of the handlebar ends is too small. If a child falls on them, this may cause injuries. Finally, there are accessible gaps between moving parts and accessible sharp endings, which may cause injuries to the fingers.

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Foldable, green toy scooter, two-wheels (diameter of the front wheel: 90.8 mm), made of metal with a friction brake on the rear wheel. The product is decorated with stickers and supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1307/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Feifei toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6952426522335
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The toy contains a small part (squeaking mechanism) that can easily be detached. A child could put it in the mouth and choke on it. In addition, the ears of the owl protrude and may block the airways if put in the mouth.

Moreover, the owl contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured valued 14.1 % 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.

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

 
Description:  Squeezable pink toy owl with big ears and a squeaking mechanism, packaged in a plastic net with cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1310/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy
 
Brand: Magni
 
Name: Birthday train
 
Type / number of model:  1360
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5707594136072
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy has small parts that can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  "Birthday train" in painted wood comprised of one locomotive and 6 wagons with different animals at the front. The wagons can be detached from each other. Each wagon measures 7 x 6.5 x 5 cm. Small batons and numbers are included. The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1322/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll and toy pushchair set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Baby Stroller
 
Type / number of model:  Art No.: RZ 181068
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900054553307
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking, Injuries
 
The pushchair collapses easily, despite the presence of a safety lock, with the consequent risk of entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts.

The battery compartment of the doll is easily accessible and the button batteries could be swallowed, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. Ingestion of the small batteries by small children may cause choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Toy set including a battery-operated doll emitting sounds and a toy pushchair.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1323/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fingerpaint
 
Brand: A’COLOR, Creativ Company
 
Name: N8 - Fingerpaint
 
Type / number of model:  Yellow
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5707167718834
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the preservative benzisothiazolinone (BIT) (measured value 32 mg/kg). BIT is a sensitizing agent and may cause allergic skin reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-7.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic container of 500ml containing yellow finger paint.
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1324/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: EPline
 
Name: Krtek - Scooter with a Little Mole
 
Type / number of model:  EPO1944
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595582219442
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The minimum recess depth of the adjustable handlebar is not marked: therefore if the handlebar is lifted too high, it may slip out while a child is riding the scooter. This may cause the child to fall and suffer injuries.

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Green and orange scooter, three-wheels, made of plastic and metal. The height of the handlebar is adjustable. Load capacity: 20 kg. The product is supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1311/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's slippers
 
Brand: Medicus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Tanja, size 36
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Item n° 16017281
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The insole of the slippers contains chromium (VI) (measured value 25.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

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: Other)

 
Description:  Women's slippers with upper and lining made of dark blue felt. On the outer side of the instep there is a blue and brown decorative flower attached with a rivet. The insole is made of brown leather; the is sole made of black plastic material. Sample size 36.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1313/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sandals
 
Brand: CSCK.S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  X-750
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative flowers can easily detach. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

 

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

 
Description:  Pink synthetic sandals with Velcro fastening, intended for little girls. The products are decorated with little flowers. Sizes: 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1314/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shoes
 
Brand: Baobao
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  13005
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (flowers and stones) can be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

 

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

 
Description:  White and red shoes for little girls. The products are decorated with flowers and strass stones. Sizes: 21, 22, 23, 24, 25.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1315/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' shoes
 
Brand: Sweety Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1160004229025
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative beads may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' shoes made of textile and available in various colours. The products are decorated with little beads and tulle flowers.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1318/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Dolce & Gabbana (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  М-1473, DG-37
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The cords in the hood and waist areas may become trapped during various activities of a child causing strangulation or injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s pink outfit consisting of a sweatshirt with a flower patterns and trousers; intended for girls up to 14 years of age. THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1319/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: GLO-STORY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BPU-9124
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5996525191246
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The long cords in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s grey and dark blue sweatshirt with pockets and a hood for children from 7 to 14 years of age.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1299/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply
 
Brand: Snail
 
Name: USB Power Adapter - Self-Retracting Wall Charger for Smartphones
 
Type / number of model:  SNC 107 Pink Color
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The retractable USB cable can come into contact with bare components of the printed circuit under mains voltage. An insulation fault could therefore lead to the user getting an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  USB mains charger with auto-retractable cable intended for use with smart phones and tablet computers.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1302/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: LUCKY HAWK
 
Name: Power Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  JJL-029
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Single-pole insertion of plugs is possible, leaving live pins accessible. There is no earth wire in the cable between the sockets and the plug meaning that the sockets are not earthed. The cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is not sufficient and the cable can overheat.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards IEC 60884 and MSZ 9871.
 

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

 
Description:  White and light blue cord extension set for 3 plugs, with earth contact, a switch and a 2 metre cable. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 43