Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 18 ( Published on: 06/05/2016)
Notification A12/0450/16 from Report 15 has been modified at the request of the notifying authority in order to make a small correction to the Type Number of the product.
Notification A12/0501/16 has been permanently removed from Report 2016-017 as the product had already been published in Report 2015-047 (see notification A12/1484/15).

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0556/16       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Charms
 
Brand: Xenos
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No. 398.098
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8716963498113
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The charms contain lead (measured value up to 95% by weight). Lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A labelled plastic box containing 14 metal charms: eight simple, spherical, hollow and without ornaments; six with a more complex structure (one without ornaments, one with three white bead-shaped ornaments and four with red-violet rhinestones).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0524/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Superb
 
Type / number of model:  Superb III. Code: 3V5*
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sunroof could cause crushing injuries when it is closed with the key because the closing force is too high.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car with an electric, sliding, panoramic sunroof.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0528/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
 
Name: Mokka
 
Type / number of model:  Type: J-A; EC type-approval: e3*2007/46*0537*11-*14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Water ingress in the Electronic Brake Control Module control unit may cause a short-circuit. There is a risk of fire in the vehicle even once the engine has been switched off.
 

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 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0529/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Cayenne
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number / type: e13*2007/46*1085*/ 92A e13*2007/46*1106*/92AN e13*2007/46*1107*/92AH e13*2007/46*1108*/92AHN; model: Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S, Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S Diesel, Cayenne S Hybrid, Cayenne "Platinum Edition", Cayenne Diesel "Platinum Edition".
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 15.1.2010 and 11.1.2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A securing collar on the bearing block of the pedal cluster may come loose and hinder the action of the brake pedal.
 

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 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0531/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chrysler, Dodge
 
Name: Sebring, Stratus
 
Type / number of model:  Type: ST
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: 17.4.2000 to 21.2.2005.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
If the airbag deploys, a folded-down sun visor on the front passenger side may, depending on the angle, be torn from its mounting and propelled in the direction of the front passenger seat.
 

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:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0543/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Kadjar
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0475*00; e2*2007/46*0475*01; e2*2007/46*0475*02; e2*2007/46*0475*03.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Right hand drive vehicles, manufactured from the beginning of production until 16 March 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In case of an accident, the thorax airbag and the curtain airbag can fail to deploy, or their functioning can be reversed in case of a lateral shock.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Ireland, United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0551/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Maserati
 
Name: Quattroporte, Ghibli
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The driver's side floor mat can move out of place and cause the accelerator pedal to become trapped.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0554/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Tiida
 
Type / number of model:  C11
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall concerns 2007 – 2014 model year vehicles, produced from 13/11/2007 to 08/01/2014, with Type Approval No.: e11*2001/116*0296*00.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Deterioration of the inflator propellant’s density can result in abnormal driver airbag deployment in case of an accident causing injuries to the driver.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Ireland, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0555/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Citan
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0129* and e2*2007/46*0130* Type: 415
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 23 November 2015 and 27 November 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a faulty connection of the rear left seatbelt, the functioning of the seatbelt cannot be guaranteed. This could lead to an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0542/16       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Child's car seat
 
Brand: Monsieur bébé
 
Name: 'Confort' range
 
Type / number of model:  9/18 kg and 15/36kg Comfort range
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EGK1508 - Production: May 2015
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The restraining system does not protect the head of the children in the event of an impact. The buckle does not open easily after an accident. Moreover, information relating to safe use of the product is lacking.

The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
 

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

 
Description:  Child's car seat.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0526/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Peppa Pig (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Flying a kite and white cloud
 
Type / number of model:  84254; 52203
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cup can be easily detached from the toy and small children could 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Soft toy, in the form of a pink pig, with a suction cup.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0530/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Whistles
 
Brand: Vending Sabadell
 
Name: Playme
 
Type / number of model:  LT24502N / LT42656N
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts and the mouthpiece detach easily from the whistle. A child could 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Toy whistles in different shapes: 1) a plastic hammer with a whistle at one end 2) a plastic ball with a whistle. Packaging: a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0534/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: GF TOYS
 
Name: SOFT BULLET GUN
 
Type / number of model:  GF30155 - 6286
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8433760301551
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plastic toy set consisting of a machine gun, soft projectiles, a target, ducklings, a camel and an elephant. Packaging: a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0535/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: GF TOYS
 
Name: ANGRY BIRDS
 
Type / number of model:  GF70609 - 1924B-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8433760706097
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the arrows 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Set consisting of a plastic bow and arrows with suction cups. Blister packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0536/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: GF TOYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GF70635 - 223-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4433760706356
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The ring easily becomes detached from the cord, generating a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on it.

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Toy tractor made of plastic with eyes and brightly coloured wheels. Can be pulled along by means of a cord with a ring. The packaging is a clear plastic bag closed at the top with a strip of cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0537/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: YONG
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: AH2618419
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6927833184919
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.4%). 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:  Plastic doll, approximately 30 cm tall, with long hair packed in a plastic transparent bag decorated with motifs of flowers and a inscription “JP“.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0538/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy kitchen sets
 
Brand: Fantástiko
 
Name: Kitchen Play Set / Play at Home
 
Type / number of model:  1. 84633, 2. 84634
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 8424345846338 , 2. 8424345846345
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The handles of the tools may easily detach, generating 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Toy kitchen sets made of a range of kitchen tools supplied in blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0541/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: Marcos Toys
 
Name: Bubble Stick
 
Type / number of model:  2) 1638, References 1) 1637
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 8435399016370, 2) 8435399016387
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 130000 cfu/ml). Moreover, one model (ref. 1638) contains also enterobacteriaceae (measured quantity up to 530 cfu/ml). When the solution comes in contact with the mouth, hands or eyes or is inhaled this might lead to contracting infections.

The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  1) Plastic tube filled with a soapy liquid for making bubbles. 2) Set of 4 plastic tubes ending in a spoon, a rake, a paddle and a sieve in the shape of a heart, filled with a soapy liquid for making bubbles. Packaging: a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0545/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Victoria Party
 
Name: Beauty - My vogue girl
 
Type / number of model:  2) E6334010 , Ref. 1) E6334009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 8435284097521, 2) 8435284097538
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The heads of the dolls contain 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, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description:  1) This doll comes with different outfits. 2) This doll comes with one outfit and other accessories (plastic guitar, handbag, brush and mirror, as well as two bracelets). Packaging: the products are packaged in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0546/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Carles Fradera
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8437004237170
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes of the snake become detached easily, generating small parts. 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Soft toy in the form of a snake made of polyester and filled with sand.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0549/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: GF Toys, Xin Yien Ly
 
Name: 'Debbie' - Beautiful girl
 
Type / number of model:  Ref GF30145 - L 5708
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8433760301452
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The heads of the dolls contain 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Doll with a pushchair containing a smaller doll and other accessories. Packed in blister packaging with a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0550/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doctor set with a doll
 
Brand: GF Toys
 
Name: Doctor Set
 
Type / number of model:  GF30158 - 969.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8433760301582
 
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. In addition, it contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 5% 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 and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic doll with a doctor's kit and various accessories. Packed in blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0522/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' swimming shorts
 
Brand: TRIDAGNA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) E4201, 2) E4204
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 359400010011, 2) 360000010011
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cords in the waist area of the shorts are too long and 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Two models of swimming shorts for boys up to 14 years: 1) blue, shading paler ultimately into white; 2) multicoloured ethnic design. Both have a cord in the waist area; samples sizes 4 and 6.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0523/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' sandals
 
Brand: Lola Cruz
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 057P15BK
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 8.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Ladies' sandals with white leather upper and white synthetic sole. There is a buckle on the front strap and another on the ankle strap. A label on the sole of the sandal gives details of the composition, brand and size. Packaging: grey cardboard box. Sample's size: 40.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0525/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' sandals
 
Brand: BIBI LOU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 757Z10VK
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 4.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Ladies' leather sandals with decorative rhinestones; fastened with an ankle strap. There is a label on the sole of the sandal indicating the composition, brand and size of the shoe. Packaging: white cardboard box. Sample size: 40.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0527/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather belt
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Gürtel - Belt
 
Type / number of model:  Model No: 2022959 / Article No: 5119961
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2020229590012
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 19 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver-grey/black, patterned leather belt (snake-skin effect), with rivets and metal clasp; length: 105 cm, width: 3.7 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0532/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' dungarees
 
Brand: Lourdes
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference V16092
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The press studs between the legs of the trouser part of the garment come off easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Purple dungarees with straps, for babies of up to 18 months. On the front part there is a picture of a dog and a cat. On the lower part of the garment there are press studs and on the straps there are buttons. Attached to the product is a cardboard label. Packaging: transparent plastic bag bearing the brand name.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0533/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men's sandals
 
Brand: Traveris
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 1808
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 37 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown leather sandals for men. Packaging: a black cardboard box. Sample's size: 42.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/0547/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Patricia Mendiluce
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 465/W15
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The buttons become detached easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard EN 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Girls' plaid dress in sizes 12-18 M, fastens at the back with buttons and comes with a belt with another two buttons.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0548/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's sandals
 
Brand: INFINITY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  104781/00 EAN 2000002217305/2000002217312
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather of the insole is too high (measured value 21.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Women's sandals in black and in white. Leather insole.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0552/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby clothing set
 
Brand: Dolce Petit
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 2110/23
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The buttons come off easily. A child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard EN 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  The product is a baby clothing set consisting of a blouse and flowered pants.
Country of origin:  Morocco
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0557/16       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair colouring product
 
Brand: Sta-Sof-Fro
 
Name: Permanent Powder Hair Colour
 
Type / number of model:  1) Black - 60060, 2) Jet Black - 60063 , 3) Brown black - 60061 , 4) Medium Chestnut - 60064, 5) Auburn - 60062
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 5017857040368 , 2) 5017857040610, 3) 5017857040624, 4) 5017857040627, 5) 5017587040638
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The hair dyes contain sodium perborate. Sodium perborate in high doses is toxic and it may damage fertility or the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Hair dye in a brown glass bottle with a black lid, supplied in a beige and brown cardboard box with a package leaflet and measuring beaker. Sodium perborate is included in the list of ingredients.
Country of origin:  South Africa
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0544/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension cable
 
Brand: Hepoluz
 
Name: Enrollable Manguera
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 37226 and 37251
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8425156372269 and 8425156372511
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable anchorage is not secure and the cable can detach leaving live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61242.
 

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

 
Description:  Extension cable/cable reel: 25-metres long (ref 37226) or 50-metres long (ref 37251). Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0042/16       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: Al Cass
 
Name: FAST
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  850370002001
 
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:  Valve, slide and key oil supplied in a clear plastic bottle (2 oz) with a white plastic cap and black labelling.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Finland

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Alert number: A11/0041/16       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: XTREME
 
Name: Detektor Tlenku Wegla XC 10
 
Type / number of model:  50-611#
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900804068396
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector, battery-powered, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18

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Alert number: A11/0097/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Heated towel rail
 
Brand: Haverland
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TE-425E, TE-700E and TE-700I
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8423055001761, 8423055001778 and 8423055001785, Only models from 2013 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The pressure inside the heater may build up which could result in the heater developing a crack through which steam or antifreeze could escape causing burns to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Heated towel rail, 425W or 700W.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France
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Alert number: A12/0540/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Setra, Travego, Tourismo
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 410 01, 410 02, 410 03, 632 02, 632 03, 632 04 EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0013*,e1*2007/46*1133*, e1*2007/46*1160*, e1*2007/46*0025*, e1*2007/46*0023*, e1*2007/46*0022* Sales description: Setra S 431 DT; Setra S 515 HDH; Setra S 516 HDH; Setra S 517 HDH; Setra S 511 HD; Setra S 515 HD; Setra S 516 HD/2; Setra S 516 HD; Setra S 517 HD; Setra S 519 HD; Setra S 516 MD; Travego RHD; Travego RHD-M; Travego RHD-L; Tourismo RHD-L; Tourismo RHD-M.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2014 and 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Vehicles were delivered without a fire alarm system for the toilet tank heating.
 

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 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark