Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 51 ( Published on: 25/12/2015)

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Alert number: A12/1663/15       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Mobile phone cover
 
Brand: Dolce Vita
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FVDVCRS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The phone cover contains up to 0.26% by weight of short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Black mobile phone cover in artificial leather with croc print.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1664/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Plastic sports bag
 
Brand: Mayhem
 
Name: Fighter
 
Type / number of model:  38019-000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7332867073501
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The bag poses a risk for the environment because the PVC material contains cadmium (measured value up to 0.0592% by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Multicoloured (white, black and blue), plastic sports-bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1665/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Rubber knife
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dummy knife
 
Type / number of model:  12013-002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7332867008534
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The rubber knife contains up to 0.26% by weight of short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Black and silver-coloured rubber knife used for martial arts.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1699/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  BMX bicycle
 
Brand: BROS/ SPARKYS
 
Name: Commandbike - CMND
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The pedals and the handlebars can break. The brakes are defective, they may deform and reduce the braking efficiency. These defects may cause the biker to fall and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16054.
 

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

 
Description:  BMX bicycle.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1724/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Kick scooter
 
Brand: LIFEFIT
 
Name: Bunny
 
Type / number of model:  Bunny 120
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4891223088236
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering tube may easily break and cause the child to fall and suffer injuries.

In addition, during use on rough ground, the welding of the fork may break, causing the child to lose balance and fall. Finally, there are accessible gaps between moving parts which may cause injuries due to entrapment of fingers when folding or unfolding the scooter.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14619.
 

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

 
Description:  Yellow and green, two-wheel kick scooter, supplied in a green cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1727/15       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Kick scooter
 
Brand: EXIfun / EXIsport
 
Name: X3 SCOOTER
 
Type / number of model:  Model: X3 BOY , Ref. code: X3-13-B SS13
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8585042735148
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering tube may easily break and cause the child to fall and suffer injuries.

In addition, gaps between moving parts may cause injuries due to entrapment of fingers while folding or unfolding the scooter.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14619.
 

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

 
Description:  Green, two-wheel kick scooter; supplied in a white and green cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1668/15       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: VÅGA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PG9 2286-01-905
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7350042987504
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of cadmium in the necklace is too high (measured value up to 34.9 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and 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:  A metallic necklace with a heart-shaped pendant with rhinestones. A cardboard label is attached to the necklace.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1684/15       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100L LED (on the packaging) / KARACSONYI EGO (on a label)
 
Type / number of model:  RO-AJK-C17
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1410380083
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The dimensions of the plug are too small. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing unit and the LEDs 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 for the lamps is inadequate.

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 100 LED lamps (25 red, 25 green, 25 blue, 25 yellow). Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1685/15       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED LIGHTS (on the packaging) / KARACSONYI EGO (on a label)
 
Type / number of model:  RO-AJK-C019
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1410380086
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The dimensions of the plug are too small. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the rectifier unit. The insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the lamps is inadequate.

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 40 LED lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1669/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: S Class
 
Type / number of model:  Types: 216, 216 AMG EC type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0335*23 et seq., e1*2001/116*0396*12 et seq.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between November 2013 and June 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front seatbelts were installed on the wrong sides and may not lock as required. In the event of an accident there is an increased risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1670/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Maserati
 
Name: Quattroporte GTS
 
Type / number of model:  Type: M156 (QP530) EC type-approval: e3*2007/46*0224*00.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were built between 2013 and 2014.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Due to a manufacturing error, a short-circuit could occur in the main cable between the starter and the generator.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Hungary, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1671/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car / pick-up truck
 
Brand: Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler
 
Name: Jeep: Renegade, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee Dodge: RAM Trucks, Viper, Durango, Challenger, Charger Chrysler: 200, 300
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: Individual approval.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 18 September 2014 and 25 June 2015 (Jeep Renegade) and between 20 June 2012 and 23 July 2015 (Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge - various models).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The radio in the vehicle may have certain software security gaps that allow unauthorised access by third parties to a number of interconnected control systems in the vehicle. If these software security gaps were exploited by a third party for malicious purposes, a road accident could occur.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car / pick-up truck.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1672/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Tesla
 
Name: Model S
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e4*2007/46*0667 Type: 002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between May 2013 and October 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The connection between the safety belt and the safety belt tensioner has not been correctly established. There is a risk that the safety belt will fail to offer sufficient restraint force in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1677/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Indian Motorcycle
 
Name: Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Roadmaster & Dark Horse
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2015-2016 models.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The primary cup seal located in the rear brake master cylinder may not fully seal into the master brake cylinder bore. This could lead to a loss of pressure to the rear brake caliper resulting in rear brake failure. This could cause the vehicle operator to lose control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Greece, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1697/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: MG
 
Name: MG6 (Diesel)
 
Type / number of model:  Models with diesel engine
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 2/11/12 and 28/5/12.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake pipe could foul the engine during normal operation of the vehicle. Leakage of brake fluid may occur resulting in reduction of braking performance.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1702/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car / pickup truck
 
Brand: Chrysler, Dodge, Dodge RAM
 
Name: 300, Durango, Dakota, Magnum, Charger, RAM
 
Type / number of model:  Type: LX, L2, LE, HB, ND, LX, DR, DH, D1, DC and DM; EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0141*09. Dodge RAM 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500 and 5500: individual approval.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced from 2004 to 2011.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The housing of the inflator of the driver airbag can burst when the airbag is activated, owing to excessive internal pressure. This can cause the occupants of the vehicle to be injured by metal splinters.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car / pickup truck
Country of origin:  Canada, Mexico, United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1722/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
 
Name: Adam, Corsa E
 
Type / number of model:  Type: S-D; EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0379*31 - *33 and e1*2001/116*0379*28
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were built between 2014 and 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The joint between the stub axle and the front lower suspension arm may become detached, causing a loss of driving stability.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1725/15       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler
 
Name: Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Commander, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Magnum.
 
Type / number of model:  Type: WH, W2, XH, LX, LE, L2, EC type approval: E 4 * 2001/116 * 0095 * 07, E 4 * 2001/116 * 0095 * 07, E 11 * 2001/116 * 0141 * 08
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March 2007 and June 2008.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the electronic ignition lock module may lead to failure of electrical components of the engine and the front airbag.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1721/15       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Ladder
 
Brand: High Step
 
Name: Aluminum Ladders
 
Type / number of model:  R-16603
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2050710088438
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The platform of the ladder is not sufficiently strong and can break during use, causing the user to fall and suffer injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Aluminium step ladder with 3 steps and platform, sold in transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1674/15       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Wooden playpen
 
Brand: BABY MAXI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  445
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts (bolts) that detach easily. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

In addition, when opening the gate, a child may put his/her fingers between the moving parts and trap its fingers.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's colourful wooden 8-piece playpen with a gate. Cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1701/15       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's plastic toilet seat
 
Brand: RONGYI
 
Name: Soft Baby Potty Seat, Beautiful Beginnings
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: DHT6649
 
Batch number / Barcode:  63608400066498
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the seats contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 9.5% 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:  Children's plastic toilet seat (30 x 28 cm, to be placed over a toilet seat) in pink or green colour and with handles on the sides.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1662/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Flashing Spiky Ball
 
Type / number of model:  JCJ-F600
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0200001459399
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Some non-accessible parts of the toy (terminal of LED lamp, solder of printed circuit board) contain lead (measured value by weight 6.177%). Furthermore, the LED lamp contains bromine (measured value by weight up to 0.52%).

The product does not comply with the Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
 

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

 
Description:  Flashing spiky ball made of flexible, coloured plastic, packed into a cardboard box. The diameter of the balls is 75 mm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1667/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy fire engine
 
Brand: Fire Rescue
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. 668
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 4029069490504
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Certain solders and coloured cables contain lead (measured value up to 82.0%).

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
 

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

 
Description:  A toy fire engine in a box marked with multilingual information.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1673/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  M-569
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5904265136052
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The doll contains bis-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.21%). 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.

Furthermore, the elastic part of the scrunchy detaches easily. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with blond hair and a hair scrunchy, wearing knitted shorts and a scarf. Sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: A12/1679/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: JKS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  5823.40 (article number)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 04123290 (order n°), 2) 04112574 (order n°)
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (the eyes and the nose) can easily detach. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Brown plush bear, 26 cm high, 125 gr, wearing green doctor clothes (cap and surgical mask, shirt packed separately).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, France, Austria

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Alert number: A12/1683/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Brandunit
 
Name: Pushing Toy
 
Type / number of model:  22089D
 
Batch number / Barcode:  871875860161
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (yellow bead of arms) can easily detach from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Colourful, wooden, push-along toy in the shape of a pirate with a long wooden stick, packed in a plastic bag with label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1692/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy crossbow
 
Brand: Toy-Gun
 
Name: Fine Exact
 
Type / number of model:  Mod 25.000
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily be removed from the darts. A child may put them in the mouth, where they can get stuck and block the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy crossbow with three colourful darts with suction cups, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1693/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Santoys
 
Name: Wooden Caterpillar
 
Type / number of model:  87053636, 95082
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8851883950829
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small eye and nose can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Wooden pull-along toy in the shape of a caterpillar, in different colours, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1694/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy
 
Brand: Speel Goed
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  22474
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 2012myc1005
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy may break and release small parts (two yellow pieces and the internal mechanism). A child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated, wooden toy in the shape of a hen, which emits sounds.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1695/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy bow and arrows
 
Brand: KingSport
 
Name: Archery Set
 
Type / number of model:  Model no 88108
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 6 410412 612212
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight, Injuries
 
The laser is Class 3B and would cause damage to sight if the laser beam was viewed directly, even if momentarily. The kinetic energy of the arrows is too high and the arrows could hence cause injuries to the eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Archery set with a bow, arrows and a target packed in a cardboard box. The bow has a laser aimer.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1696/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic construction toy
 
Brand: Kliky
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Item number: 0011 , 2. Item number: 0014, 3. Item number: 0015
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. Batch:133/15, 2. Barcode: 8027352000146, 3. Batch 136/14
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The plastic connectors may come apart and generate small parts. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Set of squared and triangular plates with magnets to create constructions. The pieces can be connected by using a tube made of plastic and steel. The product is supplied in plastic boxes of 51, 80 and 150 pieces.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1700/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy clown set
 
Brand: RAPPA
 
Name: Makeup Clown
 
Type / number of model:  Article: 903104, NO.6488 , RAPPA 14 -15, STJH110/DH9031
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 8590687903104, Batch: 903104/062014
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the nose contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16.4 %). 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:  Toy clown set consisting of a make-up set (white, yellow, red, green and blue), an applicator and a red plastic nose, supplied in cardboard and blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1706/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: GUNMAN Super Gun
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1-17647-169V-4, 4763715380602
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic projectiles contain bis-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 2 % by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 6.6 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The projectiles contain also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 0.3 % by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun with 3 projectiles with orange suction cups, badge, target and compass.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1713/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Outdoor Zone
 
Name: Kinder Scooter
 
Type / number of model:  Model no.: 10052, 41014
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The minimum recess depth of the steering tube is not marked: therefore if the steering tube 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:  Pink toy scooter, with rear wheels which can be switched from single to double. Load capacity: max. 20 kg. The product is supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1736/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy jewellery set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: String Beads
 
Type / number of model:  559167, No.016
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3856007559167
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The strings contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.35 % 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): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  DIY jewellery set (string beads) consisting of strings and different plastic beads, supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1737/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: GEPE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TP5-251
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595573047251
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes, bow, bell and nose of the toy detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Furthermore, the battery compartment is easily accessible and the batteries could be put in the mouth by small children, causing 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Small, battery-operated, white plush dog with pink detail. On the ears it has red bows and around the neck it has a collar with a golden metal bell. There are LED lights in the eyes. Sold without batteries.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1738/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Arbira
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 94207905 - Manufacturer's reference: YX004
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9420790514074
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Doll with different outfits and accessories, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1739/15       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Brilliant
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 55796, WX15-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8430373002219
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The doll's head and shoes contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 31% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, the shoes contain di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 6% by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Doll with accessories such as outfits, bags, hangers, shoes, etc. The doll comes in a pink cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1675/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: GRACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WZ-4869 (trousers), WZ-4878 (sweatshirt);
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999011548692 (trousers), 5999011548784 (sweatshirt);
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area of the trousers may become trapped during various activities of the child, causing strangulation or injuries respectively.

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 clothing set for children, consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers include unattached drawstrings with free ends. The product is decorated with an embroidered leaf with a “G” in the middle. Sizes: 104/114; 128/138; 140/150
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1676/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' poncho
 
Brand: GRACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MY59322
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999011593227
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of the child, causing strangulation.

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:  Girls' knitted poncho decorated with embroidered flowers. The neck area of the product includes a drawstring with tassels on the ends. The product is available in different colours. Sizes: 122-134
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1678/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' clothing set
 
Brand: LANDL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.) LP-8439; , 2.) LP-8436
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area of the trousers may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation or injuries respectively.

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:  Black and grey clothing set for children, consisting of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers include unattached drawstrings with free ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions. Sizes: 134,140,146,152,158,164
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1680/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' outfit
 
Brand: GOLD CHAMPION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AC-41
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6108860900088
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area of the trousers may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation or injuries respectively.

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:  Outfit for children consisting of trousers, long-sleeved T-shirt and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers include unattached drawstrings with free ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Miss Kiss". The product is available in pink, cyclamen and purple colours. Size: 146, 152, 158, 164
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1681/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  False nails
 
Brand: Dudustrong
 
Name: 1) Fashionisfa Nails; 2) Nails Dudustrong
 
Type / number of model:  1) ITEM NO: BH 43454 2) ITEM NO: BH 43456
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 8851059434542, 2) 8851059434566
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of plastic nails in different colour designs. The packaging consists of a plastic blister with 12 nails and glue in a red/orange tube (dibutyl phthalate is indicated in the ingredients list on the tube of the glue). The blister packaging is inserted into a black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Romania

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Alert number: A12/1682/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  False nails
 
Brand: Dudustrong
 
Name: Jeweled Strips
 
Type / number of model:  S521 ITEM NO: BH 43454
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8851059434542; 6956898038981
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of plastic nails in different colour design. The packaging consists of a plastic blister with 12 nails and glue in an orange tube (dibutyl phthalate is indicated in the ingredients list on the tube of glue). The blister packaging is inserted into a black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Romania

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Alert number: A12/1686/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Jia Hao Bao bao
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LF 129
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The functional cords in the neck area 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:  Soft fabric coat for children up to 7 years, white with black stars and functional cords in the neck area ending in pom-poms.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1687/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys’ jacket
 
Brand: ZHONG FU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CH
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstrings 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:  Winter jacket in blue with hood made of grey quilted fabric with drawstrings with free ends, ending in leather toggles, intended for children up to 14 years.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1688/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: ZEKI bebe
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The long functional cord with free ends in the waist area 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:  Children’s trousers, with pockets and the following inscription on the left pocket: "ROYAL RIVERS". Size: 6.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1690/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: MONO STAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MS348
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cord with free ends in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the child, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s casual trousers in dark blue, with pockets and an inscription on the left pocket. There is a cardboard label attached to the garment.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1691/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: NEX56
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cord with free ends in the 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:  Children’s trousers, with pockets and inscriptions on the left pocket: “EST19 NEX JNS”, “RE7NF ORCED QUALITY”. Size: 92
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1698/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' trousers
 
Brand: Happy Bear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the baby, 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:  Grey trousers for babies. The waistband of the trousers includes unattached drawstrings with knots on the ends. Size: 62-80
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1705/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Kids Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cord in the waist area of the trousers 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:  Dark blue clothing set consisting of a top with the inscription “MINECRAFT” and trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area; intended for children up to 7 years.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1707/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys’ jacket
 
Brand: ХINLANJIA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstrings 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:  Winter jacket intended for children of 7-14, with a zip-fastener, two pockets and a hood attached by means of a zip-fastener and supplied with functional cords with free ends (about 20 cm long).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1708/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: BLUELAND
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt 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:  Sweatshirt, intended for children up to 7 years, made of cotton fabric with a hood. Colour: grey with light-blue stripes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1711/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: KIDOS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item № 9005744, code 2727
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the hood which 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:  Black sweatshirt for children up to 7 years with hood and inscriptions on the front: "at the famous Miller's" and an embroidered pattern "SW".
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1712/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s top
 
Brand: Мinoti
 
Name: Fleece Jumper
 
Type / number of model:  Rose 4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5033819168062
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) of the children's top can easily be 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:  Children’s top in pink and grey, with glued small rhinestones on the front.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1716/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' outfit
 
Brand: Original Marines
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style: B553F1EAR, B553F2EAR
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000214242027
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstrings hanging below the lower hem of the outfit may become trapped during various activities of the 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:  Shorts outfit in blue, intended for girls up to 4 years, with drawstrings hanging below the lower hem.
Country of origin:  Sri Lanka
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1729/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys’ shorts
 
Brand: BLACK TUAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  № GG1415
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has cords which hang below the lower hem of the shorts and can become trapped during various activities, 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:  Boys’ shorts with cords in the lower section of the trousers, sold in blue, green and red, with sizes intended for children aged 7-14.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1730/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shorts
 
Brand: YONK 46
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DY- 726
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The long, unattached drawstrings in the waist area 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:  Blue shorts for children; size 12.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1731/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ trousers
 
Brand: AYNUR BEBE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  050901156
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cords in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the 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:  Girls’ trousers in dark blue for children up to 7 years, with a cord in the waist area and various embroidered patterns on the left front section (flowers and a butterfly).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1732/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: BOY FASHION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Е-34
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05090132
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The long cord with free ends in the waist area 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:  Children's sports trousers in various colours, intended for children up to 7 years of age.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1735/15       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: MISS - Seviva Girls
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item № 2026
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8691548520260
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) can easily be detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Importer)

 
Description:  White dress for children up to 3 years. It has been designed with glued rhinestones in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1703/15       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative oil lamp
 
Brand: MOON, Pax 1701
 
Name: Moon Candle
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The design of the product allows easy access to the lamp oil. Children can reach the lamp oil and drink it which can cause lung damage if swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Oil lamp made of red transparent plastic, 13 x 23,5 cm.
Country of origin:  Slovenia
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1709/15       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Aromatic pearls
 
Brand: Celestial Sense, Green Leaf Creations (2. model)
 
Name: Pot Pourri Pearls
 
Type / number of model:  1.) item № 271501 Rose; 2.) item № 2715112 Cinnamon
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1.) 5205445151019; 2.) 5205445151125
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff (sweets). This may lead children to put the small pearls in the mouth and choke.

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Aromatic pearls with a diameter of less than 1 cm in pink (rose scent) and brown (cinnamon scent).
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/1710/15       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative glass stones
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: GLASS MARBLES
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff (sweets). This may lead the children to put the stones in the mouth, causing choking.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Decorative glass stones, in various colours, in plastic packaging closed with a cardboard label. Diameter of the stones approximately 1 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1714/15       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative bunch of grapes
 
Brand: HEITMANN DECO
 
Name: Deco-Schmuck ('Deco-ornaments')
 
Type / number of model:  D-34401
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4052400822603
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. The grapes can be easily detached: children may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  Artificial bunch of grapes in black with two green vine leaves.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1728/15       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative bunch of grapes
 
Brand: HEITMANN DECO
 
Name: Deco-Schmuck ('Deco-ornaments')
 
Type / number of model:  D-34414
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4052400822573
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. The grapes can be easily detached: children may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  Decorative bunch of grapes in black with two green vine leaves
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1666/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair-straighteners
 
Brand: Wahl Professional
 
Name: Professional Ceramic Hair Straightener
 
Type / number of model:  4417, Part No. 4417-047, Styling Series
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 4015110011699
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Certain solders on the PCB contain lead (measured value up to 2.09%).

The product does not comply with the requirements of the directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
 

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

 
Description:  Hair straighteners packed in a box marked with multilingual information.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1689/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: NEWS
 
Name: 3hole 5m / 3hole 3m
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
There is no earth wire in the cable between the sockets and the plug. The wire ends of the cable are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. 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 standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  White mains extension lead for 3 plugs with a switch and a 5 m / 3m cable. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1715/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric fan
 
Brand: BAUMANN
 
Name: 18 Inch Stand Fan
 
Type / number of model:  FSW-45
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290656059223
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Electric shock
 
Fingers can be caught between the front grille guard and the rotating blade causing cuts. The electrical insulation is not adequate and accessible parts could become live.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric fan supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1717/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric blanket
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electric Underblanket
 
Type / number of model:  SS07-0815
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0421152000036
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The electric blanket can be connected directly to the power supply without the control unit. If used in this way, the electric blanket will overheat and a vulnerable person could suffer heatstroke.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric blanket with control unit.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1718/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric blanket
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electric Underblanket
 
Type / number of model:  TX160X140-2X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0404787000039
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The electric blanket can be connected directly to the power supply without the control unit. If used in this way, the electric blanket will overheat and a vulnerable person could suffer heatstroke.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric blanket with controller.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1719/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric blanket
 
Brand: SENCOR
 
Name: Electric Heating Blanket
 
Type / number of model:  SUB 180BL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8590669092734
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The electric blanket can be connected directly to the power supply without the control unit. If used in this way, the electric blanket will overheat and a vulnerable person could suffer heatstroke.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric blanket with controller.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1720/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric fan
 
Brand: Elettro GT
 
Name: Ventilatore
 
Type / number of model:  586002B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8015361060237
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
Fingers can be caught between the front grille guard and the rotating blade causing cuts.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric fan supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1723/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric blanket
 
Brand:  MateStar
 
Name: Electric Blanket
 
Type / number of model:  SS07-0815
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290589093523
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The electric blanket overheats if it is used continuously. A vulnerable person could suffer heatstroke.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric blanket with controller.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1726/15       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery charger
 
Brand: Pichler
 
Name: P 60 Balance Charger / Discharger
 
Type / number of model:  P 60, No.C5087
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The protective earth conductor is not connected to the metal housing and therefore, in the event of a defect, the full supply voltage may be in contact with the housing which the user could touch thus receiving an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Charger used for charging various types of battery. 12V / 220V, 80 W.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2015 - 51

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