Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 11 ( Published on: 18/03/2016)
Notification A12/1352/15 has been withdrawn from Report 44-2015 at the request of the notifying authority as the product was a sample not intended for sale.
Notification A12/0258/16 from Report 09-2016 has been updated at the request of the notifying authority in order to include two additional model numbers.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0332/16       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Nylon sling for climbing
 
Brand: Black Diamond
 
Name: Nylon Runner
 
Type / number of model:  1) 18 mm Nylon Runner 60 cm long (item No 380060) 2) 18 mm Nylon Runner 120 cm long (item No 380061).
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufacturing codes 2014 and 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The nylon sling may be held together merely with adhesive tape. If this is the case, the sling cannot hold a weight and will fail under a normal load. As a consequence, the user could fall from a height.

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

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

 
Description:  Nylon sling, 18 mm wide and 60 cm or 120 cm long, used for climbing. Colour: solid colours red, blue, gold, green, grey and purple.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, France, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0333/16       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Carabiner / quickdraw
 
Brand: Black Diamond
 
Name: Wiregate Carabiners, Solid Gate Carabiners, Locking Screwgate Carabiners
 
Type / number of model:  Locking Screwgate Carabiners: Rocklock Screwgate, Positron Screwgate, Mini Pear Biner Screwgate, Vaporlock Screwgate, Nitron Screwgate., Solid Gate Carabiners: Positron, Nitron, "D", Oval., Wiregate Carabiners: Hotwire, Oz, Neutrino, Ovalwire , Hoodwire.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Carabiners with an "A" in the production code are not concerned by the recall. Carabiners and quickdraws with a manufacturing code between 4350 and 6018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the gate of the carabiner could cause the carabiner to fail or function incorrectly. As a consequence, the user could fall from a height.

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

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

 
Description:  Carabiner / quickdraw used for climbing to protect against falls from a height.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, France, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0320/16       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Decorative light bulb
 
Brand: Calex Holland
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LWE14d
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 8712879132097
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cap of the light bulb is too long. The user can consequently touch the live cap when inserting the light bulb in a socket.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60432-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Decorative light bulb, long and narrow
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain

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Alert number: A12/0337/16       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: XB (on the product), FIRESHADE (on the packaging)
 
Name: LED SUPER TERANG DAN TAHAN LAMA YANG HEMAT ENERGI
 
Type / number of model:  HY-108
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the wires is not sufficient. In case of a short-circuit, the wires may overheat and this could cause a fire. Moreover, the insulation of the plug is made of flammable material.

The cover of the battery compartment can be easily removed and the dimensions of the plug are inadequate, which may leave live parts accessible and cause electric shock. In addition, the single insulated, internal connecting wires are easily accessible through the openings of the lamp housing, which may also cause an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Portable LED lamp in the shape of an oil lamp, can be operated directly on mains or by battery (3x1,5V AA). The lamp has plastic housing and includes 16 LEDs. The product is available in different colours and is supplied with a charger in a cardboard box. Technical parameters: AC 250V-110V/50 Hz.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0323/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: NSS300AD and NSS300D
 
Type / number of model:  EU Type-approval numbers: e13*2002/24*0625*00 and e13*2002/24*0625*00.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: 2013. Production period: from 11 January 2013 to 7 October 2013.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear brake pipe could leak brake fluid. This could lead to reduced brake performance, or the brake not working, and a crash may occur.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0325/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S60, S60CC, V60, V60CC, XC60, V70 and XC70
 
Type / number of model:  Models with 5-cylinder diesel engine.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Year model: 2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
While driving, the Engine Control Module (ECM) may reset causing the engine to momentarily cut-off and restart while driving. It could also lead to a loss of power-steering assistance.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Belgium, Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0326/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Zoe
 
Type / number of model:  Model type: BFMAEU; type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0251*00, e2*2007/46*0251*01 and e2*2007/46*0251*02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: until 06/10/2014
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear part of the front rear arch liner may be incorrectly mounted. This could lead to the flexible brake hose becoming worn as a result of friction with the wheel arch liner. Damage thus caused to the brake hose could lead to a loss of braking efficiency.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Malta, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0336/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 308
 
Type / number of model:  Type: EC type approvals: e2*2007/46*0405*04, e2*2007/46*0405*06, e2*2007/46*0405*07, e2*2007/46*0405*11
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Affected vehicles manufactured between 14 October 2015 and 20 October 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering track rod may break while driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0319/16       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: DELTAPLUS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DC 103 10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3295249018863
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 18.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

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

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

 
Description:  Work gloves in green-coloured suede leather with blue/black/red fabric trim on the back of the gloves; size 10.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0315/16       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's travel cot
 
Brand: Carello
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Play2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0298254000031
 
Risk type:  Strangulation, Suffocation
 
The plastic mattress base can easily be lifted: a child could be trapped underneath and suffocate. There are protruding parts to which garments of children could get hanged, causing strangulation.

In addition, the presence of long cords and strings may also cause strangulation. Also, the defective locking mechanism may cause the cot to fold inadvertently, causing injuries to the child and the gap between the side bars and the changing unit is too large, which may cause entrapment of fingers between the unit and the side of the cot.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's blue and green travel cot with two wheels, a changing table and a mosquito net. The side of the cot is decorated with two carriages with animals and the inscription “My 1st Ride”. Small toys are hanging from a semicircular bar on the top of the cot. The product is packed in a brown cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0334/16       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's car seat
 
Brand: Bebehut
 
Name: Baby Car Seat
 
Type / number of model:  Model: BAB001D.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  July 2015 to November 2015
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shoulder part of the seat can break apart releasing the child restraint mechanism in the event of a car accident or sudden braking of the vehicle.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Convertible baby car seat and booster, intended for groups 1, 2 and 3, fitted with harness. Blue in colour. Product packaged in plain cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0318/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic rattles
 
Brand: FEI PAN
 
Name: Baby Toys
 
Type / number of model:  NO.326-418 ITEM NO.39049
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7521890390499
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rattles can easily break, generating small parts which could be put in the mouth by a small child 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of three colourful plastic rattles in the shape of a butterfly, a flower and a phone receiver. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag stapled with a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0327/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy ponies
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rony - SHOW Fashion
 
Type / number of model:  HLX054734 (on the label) , NO.SL635 (on the package)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6900000002506 (on the label)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the ponies contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values: 11.5% by weight - pink pony; 21.1% by weight - grey pony). 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

 
Description:  A set of two plastic ponies: the small one is pink, the big one grey, supplied in a pink cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0331/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baseball glove
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article number 417 37
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial/Batch number 1693282/Bar code 7330878417376
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The glove contains di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), diisononyl phthalate (DINP) and diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) (measured values: up to 15,9%, 0,12%, 2,34% and 0,67% respectively).

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

In addition, it poses a risk for the environment because it contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: up to 1,36%). The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Baseball glove in light brown synthetic leather. Supplied without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0338/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy aeroplane
 
Brand: Toup'ti/BABOU
 
Name: Mon Avion à friction
 
Type / number of model:  GD-170218; 211562
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3610140451852; 04/2014
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The transparent plastic of the wheels contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 19.35% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

Moreover, a wheel can be detached easily, generating small parts. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.

According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Friction aeroplane made of blue and yellow plastic, for children aged more than 12 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0339/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Paul Import
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No. 5082
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4026272050822
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eye of the toy pig can easily detach and a 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plush toy in the shape of a pig with pink ears and nose and a cord loop attached. The product is supplied without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0341/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy fire engine (with sweets)
 
Brand: CAPZ & CANDY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6942971506171
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wheels and windows of the toy fire engine can easily detach. 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic toy fire engine with orange ladder, supplied in plastic cardboard with sweets.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0342/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy plane (with sweets)
 
Brand: CAPZ & CANDY
 
Name: Funny
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6942971504313
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wheels easily come off the toy. 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Orange coloured, toy plane with sweets inside.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0343/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car
 
Brand: CAPZ & CANDY
 
Name: 26 Mini Race
 
Type / number of model:  NO 1318
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991204449556
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small wheels come off easily and the car can easily be dismantled, giving access to the internal engine mechanism. 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Yellow plastic toy car with stickers on the front, representing a face.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0322/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Arino
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  94023
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2010040940233
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstring with free ends in the hood and in the trousers may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to 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 boys consisting of trousers and a jacket with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the jacket includes a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions. Size: 134, 140, 152
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0324/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Arino
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  94021
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstring with free ends in the hood could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to 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:  Blue outfit for children consisting of leisure trousers and sweatshirt with hood. The hood of the sweatshirt includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions "16 NEW YORK Varsity SINCE 1985". Size: 134, 140, 146, 152, 158, 164.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0328/16       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Teeth whitening strips
 
Brand: Crest
 
Name: Whitestrips SUPREME
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  (L)5240V444
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration 12.7% by weight).

Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

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:  Teeth whitening strips in white and blue aluminium packaging; 2 strips in each packaging. Unregistered import by third-party distributor. The manufacturer did not produce it for direct distribution to consumers in the EU.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0329/16       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Teeth whitening strips
 
Brand: Crest
 
Name: 3D White Whitestrips LUXE - Supreme FLEXFIT
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  (L)4335V445
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration 10.6% by weight).

Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

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:  Teeth whitening strips in dark blue aluminium packaging; 2 strips in each packaging. Unregistered import by third-party distributor. The manufacturer did not produce it for direct distribution to consumers in the EU.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0330/16       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Teeth whitening strips
 
Brand: Crest
 
Name: 3D White Whitestrips - 1 hr EXPRESS
 
Type / number of model:  0101009030705
 
Batch number / Barcode:  (L)4346V435
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration 6% by weight).

Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

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:  Teeth whitening strips in blue aluminium packaging; 2 strips in each packaging. Unregistered import by third-party distributor. The manufacturer did not produce it for direct distribution to consumers in the EU
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0340/16       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Teeth whitening product
 
Brand: Beautiful Smile
 
Name: HOME KIT - TEETH WHITENING
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2500181664216
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration 8.8% by weight).

Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

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:  Teeth whitening set including 3x3 ml teeth whitening syringe gel, 2 mouth trays, 1 tray box, 1 user manual and 1 shade guide; supplied in a blue coloured box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0335/16       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Artificial Christmas tree
 
Brand: BABOU
 
Name: Sapin de Noël Super Luxe Enneigé 60 cm
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Code: 218934
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The metallic tip of the tree presents a sharp edge. If someone falls on this small tree, contact with the sharp metallic tip could lead to an injury, notably an eye perforation.

The product does not comply with the national legislation and the relevant standard.

 

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

 
Description:  Snow-covered tree packed in a white cardboard box with a red label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0028/16       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: Fonda U.S.A.
 
Name: Valve Oil
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses an aspiration hazard and lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product, leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 

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

 
Description:  Lubricant oil for musical instrument in transparent plastic bottle (30 ml) with white plastic cap and black labelling.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A11/0027/16       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Trumpet cleaning kit with valve oil
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Trumpet Care Kit
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No.: 00021843
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4260118484277
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses an aspiration hazard and lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product, leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).


 

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

 
Description:  Trumpet cleaning kit including a plastic bottle of oil for lubricating the valves. The bottle bears the following inscription: "classic cantabile".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A11/0026/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fabric doll
 
Brand: QWEENIE DOLLS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  12.014.011 - 60 cm
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6912393170205; Lot : 20140314
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children.

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:  Doll made of fabric in a pink dress, with pink braided pigtails and a pink hat; sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A11/0029/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: BABOU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  220541
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3610140502158; batch 05/2014
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking when put in the mouth by children.

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:  Plush teddy bear (brown or white).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
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Alert number: A12/0316/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 934.241 EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0774
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1.7.2012 and 3.12.2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An unfavourable flange angle on the rear axles may result in an unauthorized rake angle on the drive shaft for the first and second rear axles. As a result, the mounting bush or journal cross may come loose from its mounting, and fragments of the drive shaft may leave the area surrounding the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0317/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Scania
 
Name: Series P, G, R and T
 
Type / number of model:  Type: A 4x2, B 4x2, B 4x4, A 6x2, B 6x2, A 6x2/4, B 6x2/4, A 6x2*4, B 6x2*4, A 6x4, B 6x6, B 8x2, B 8x2/4, B 8x2*6, B 8x4, B 8x4*4, B 10x4*6 EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0032*, e4*2007/46*0031*, e4*2007/46*0030*, e4*2007/46*0038*, e4*2007/46*0039*, e4*2007/46*0040*, e4*2007/46*0045*, e4*2007/46*0046*, e4*2007/46*0032*
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty screws were used in the vehicles affected to attach the cab-entry handholds and the seat-belt brackets. Failure of the relevant mounting on entering the cab or in an accident cannot be ruled out, and there is therefore an increased risk of accident and injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom