Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 17 ( Published on: 29/04/2016)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0511/16       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle lights
 
Brand: Specialized
 
Name: Flux Expert Headlight; Flux Elite Headlight; Flux Expert Taillight; Stix Comp Headlight; Stix Comp Taillight; Stix Sport Headlight; Stix Sport Taillight
 
Type / number of model:  Flux Expert Headlight (49115-1013 UK; 49115-1012 EU); Flux Elite Headlight (49115-1110); Flux Expert Taillight (49115-2010); Stix Comp Headlight (49116-1210); Stix Comp Taillight (49116-2210); Stix Sport Headlight (49116-1310); Stix Sport Taillight (49116-2310); Stix Sport Headlight and Taillight Combo (49116-3310)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcodes: 1967612089. 1967612088. 8881804409.
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The lights can overheat, posing fire and/or burn hazards.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable front and back bicycle lights.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Slovenia, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0517/16       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Climbing harness
 
Brand: Petzl
 
Name: Aspir
 
Type / number of model:  C24
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall concerns redundant harnesses in which the webbing has been cut through so that they could be disposed of and not used. The harnesses were subsequently obtained and repaired without the authorisation of the manufacturer or an authorised agent.
Harnesses obtained, repaired and sold without the authorisation of the manufacturer or an authorised agent.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The unauthorised repairs to the webbing of the harness could fail, resulting in the climber falling from a significant height, leading to serious injury or death.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12277.
 

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

 
Description:  Climbing harness.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0513/16       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Thermos flask
 
Brand: Galileo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) Code: 2176095, 0.35 LT 2) Code: 2176097, 0.75 LT
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 8029121760954 2) 8029121760978
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flasks contain asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the users may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Thermos flasks, 0.35 l and 0.75l, plastic casing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0520/16       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Torch
 
Brand: BRIGHTER
 
Name: LATARKA AKUMULATOROWA LED
 
Type / number of model:  KM-2623B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 901741 671069
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The pins of the built-in plug and plug adapter do not have an insulating collar. The plug adapter allows single-pole insertion of a plug, leaving the remaining free live pin accessible. The cover for the LEDs can be removed by hand during charging, leaving live parts accessible. The cross-sectional area of the core of the wires is insufficient: in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat and can cause a fire. The heat and flame resistance of the insulating material that hold the pins of the built-in plug in position is insufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60598 and IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable LED torch. The battery can be charged via the built-in plug with telescopic pins. A plug adapter is supplied with the product. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0497/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volkswagen
 
Name: Passat
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0307*; type: 3C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 3 March 2014 and 10 February 2016 are affected (2015 and 2016 models).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Excessive closing forces may be generated when the panoramic sliding/tilting sunroof is closed using the 'comfort opening and closing' function which could lead to crushing injuries.
 

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:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0503/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4, DS4
 
Type / number of model:  C4 (B7), DS4.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: 31/07/2015 to 03/02/2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The tightening torque of the right-hand, lower seatbelt fixing bolts may be incorrect. Consequently, the performance of the seatbelt may not be guaranteed in the event of impact.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0505/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLC Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 204 X EC-type approval: e1*2001/116*0480*16-*18.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between June and November 2015 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Wiring in the vicinity of the steering column could be damaged which might cause failure of indicators, gear selection, electronic stability control and electric power steering.
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles produced between June and November 2015 are affected.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Norway, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0509/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: NV200, e-NV200 and X-Trail
 
Type / number of model:  NV200 (M20), e-NV200 (MEO) and X-Trail (T32)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: NV200 (M20) 2009-2016; e-NV200 (MEO) 2014-2016; X-Trail (T32) 2014-2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The outer tube of the gas strut for the rear door may corrode and crack, resulting in the loss of the pressurized gas inside the gas strut. The gas strut would consequently be unable to support the opening of the rear door and could detach from the vehicle during operation of the rear door.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan, Spain
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0510/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Yaris and Yaris HV
 
Type / number of model:  Yaris (KSP130, NLP130, NSP130) and Yaris HV (NHP130).
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production year: 2015 - 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The anchor plate for the rear seatbelts may have a sharp edge. In the event of a collision, there is a possibility that the webbing for the buckle part of the seatbelt could consequently become cut and separate at the anchor plate. If this occurred, the occupant would not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Malta, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0512/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: IS250 and GS300
 
Type / number of model:  IS250 (GSE20) and GS300 (GRS190).
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production year: 2005 - 2007.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The sealing performance of the gasket seated between the fuel pressure sensor and the engine fuel delivery pipe could degrade over time. If this occurs, fuel could leak which, in the presence of an ignition source, could lead to a vehicle fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0514/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: Q5
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0473* type: 8R.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Affects vehicles produced during January 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event that a side airbag is triggered, the inflator casing may burst causing the driver or passenger to be injured by metal fragments that become detached as a result.
 

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:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0519/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Yeti
 
Type / number of model:  5L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year 2015
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event that the side airbag is activated, the inflator casing of the airbag may be damaged. Small metal fragments may come away from the casing as a result and could injure the driver or passenger.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Germany, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0516/16       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Amber jewellery for children
 
Brand: AURIS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) Necklace: 30 cm, ref. 00071 2) Bracelet: 14 cm, ref. 00085
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 3760022394675, 2) 3760022394668
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The cord of both the necklace and bracelet breaks easily, releasing the beads. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's natural amber necklace and bracelet.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0494/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: B & G
 
Name: SUPER POLICE
 
Type / number of model:  20241
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3588270029244; LOT: CF100111
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth by a 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Toy police set consisting of a black pistol, three suction cup arrows (black with orange/red suction cups), a pair of handcuffs (silver-coloured) and a small key (black).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/0495/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: AMATOYS
 
Name: Mermaids
 
Type / number of model:  (1) TS20745 532-1, (2) TS20746 532-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  (1) 8435234946237, (2) 8435234946244
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic dolls representing mermaids. Two models : model 1 includes one large and one small mermaid doll; model 2 includes a single large mermaid. The dolls are available in various colours packaged in a blister pack with marine motifs on the cardboard backing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0496/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Guangda
 
Name: Mermaid
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 700-700A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8285154832062
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 33.2 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic dolls with hair and clothes of different colours, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0498/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic fishing game
 
Brand: JANOD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  J08152 (sardine), J08153 (starfish)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700217381523 , 3700217381530
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The plastic part of the fishing rod could easily be opened and release the magnet, which is a small part. A small child could put it in the mouth and choke. Moreover, if a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, these could be attracted to each other causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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:  Model J08152: magnetic game comprised of two wooden-handled toy fishing rods and nine wooden sardines, presented in a tin in the shape of a sardine; Model J08153: two wooden-handled toy fishing rods and 14 wooden starfishes, presented in a tin in the shape of a starfish.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Finland

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Alert number: A12/0499/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic dartboard
 
Brand: OUSDY
 
Name: MAGNET DARTBOARD
 
Type / number of model:  item nº A-12
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5661810027172
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The toy contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux which can be easily detached. If a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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

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

 
Description:  Magnetic dartboard set consisting of four yellow and red darts with target. The target can be rolled up into a black tube which has a cord for hanging on a wall. The packaging is a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0500/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: LA GRAN FAMILIA
 
Name: PUSHING BEAR WITH DRUM
 
Type / number of model:  ref. GF78280
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8436025782805
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The stickers attached to the toy and its wheels detach easily, generating small parts which may be ingested or inhaled by a child.

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:  Yellow and red plastic bear playing a drum, with a stick enabling it to be pushed along by a child. The drum has two stickers with the text 'BEAR BANG'. The toy is presented in a transparent plastic bag with a label in the shape of a foot.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0504/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Guangda (GD)
 
Name: Little Angel
 
Type / number of model:  NO.300; NO.300A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 12.8 % by weight).

This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic dolls, approx. 11 cm tall, with long hair. Sold in boxes of various colours with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0518/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy train
 
Brand: MGM
 
Name: Truck Fun Toys
 
Type / number of model:  CF15038-C-050587
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN : 3301040505874
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains a removable small part (the ring on the funnel of the train), as well as small parts that can easily detach (the wheels and the funnel), which small children could put in the mouth and choke on.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy train, available in 4 different colour combinations (blue, orange, green and yellow) and sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0493/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: MAYORAL (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstring in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the children, 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 with an attached brown leather band on the left trouser-leg with the inscription "Mayoral boys”, with cords in the waist area. The inscriptions 'SINCE 1941, MAYORAL, BOYS collection comfort & DURABILITY' are visible on the label.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0521/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children`s shoes
 
Brand: The best
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The beads glued on the rabbit, as well as the ribbon with a plastic brooch, are small parts that can be easily detached by small children, who could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' booties with laces, 13cm length, made of a soft fabric with a rabbit decoration on the front. Easily detachable beads are glued on the rabbit as well as a ribbon with a plastic brooch. A cardboard label is attached with the inscription "The best".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0506/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  UV nail lamp
 
Brand: CN - Crystal Nails
 
Name: Tunnel UV Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Electric shock
 
Accessible metal parts are separated with only basic insulation from live parts. The mains cable is not properly secured against twisting. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live. Furthermore, if an internal short circuit occurred, the fluorescent lamp may explode causing cuts to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 61199.
 

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

 
Description:  Mains operated, UV nail lamp. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0507/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  UV nail lamp
 
Brand: CN - Crystal Nails
 
Name: Crystal Lamp M/2
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 996487 098676
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Electric shock, Fire
 
The internal wiring may overheat causing a fire. Accessible metal parts are separated with only basic insulation from live parts. The mains cable is not properly secured against twisting. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live. Furthermore, if an internal short circuit occurred, the fluorescent lamp may explode causing cuts to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 61199.

 

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

 
Description:  Mains operated, UV nail lamp. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0508/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  UV nail lamp
 
Brand: CN - Crystal Nails
 
Name: Pink Basic UV Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 996487 099987
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The plastic casing is not sufficiently heat-resistant and may overheat and catch fire. Accessible metal parts are separated with only basic insulation from live parts. The live wire ends of the mains cable are not properly secured and could become loose, causing them to become accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 61199.
 

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

 
Description:  Mains operated, UV nail lamp. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0515/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Laser light
 
Brand: BOOST
 
Name: Mini laser firefly
 
Type / number of model:  LAS130RGM
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
Information for safe use is missing which could lead to damage to sight of users.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60825-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser light for parties etc. with power supply.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0040/16       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: Hetman
 
Name: Synthetic light rotor lubricant 11
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product has 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:  Clear plastic bottle (30 ml) of valve oil, with metal pipette tip, green plastic cap and green labelling.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Slovenia

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Alert number: A11/0130/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy dress costume
 
Brand: WIDMANN
 
Name: Grim Reaper
 
Type / number of model:  Item 0252 , Article 02526
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8003558025268
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate.

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

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

 
Description:  Fancy dress costume in three parts: a black robe, a fabric mask with a printed skull and a black belt. It is supplied in a plastic bag containing a label card.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Italy, Slovenia
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Alert number: A12/0492/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: S 431 DT, S 515 HDH, S 516 HDH, S 515 HD, S 516 HD/2, S 516 HD, S 517 HD, S 519 HD, S 416 HDH
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 410 01, 410 02, 410 03, 629 01; type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0013*, e1*2007/46*1133*, e1*2007/46*1160*, e1*2007/46*0007*;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between July 2012 and December 2015 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Screws not complying with the specifications were used for the seat mountings on the aisle side, so that the passenger seats may become detached in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden