Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 38 ( Published on: 23/09/2016)
Notification A12/1102/16 in Report 2016-036 has been withdrawn following a reassessment of the risk.

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Alert number: A12/1139/16       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: NLY Accessories
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  320862
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3208620023008
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The rhinestones contain lead (measured value: 18,7% by weight). Lead is harmful to human health and hazardous to the environment.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Small golden coloured earrings with rhinestones.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1140/16       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: NLY Accessories
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  320869
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3208690026008
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The bracelet contains cadmium (measured value: up to 47% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver-coloured bracelet with an "eye" made of rhinestones.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1141/16       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Bijoux by us
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The bracelet contains cadmium (measured value: up to 57% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver-coloured bracelet with an orange tassel and a green peace charm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1142/16       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace with pendants
 
Brand: Cocoo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of cadmium in the metal parts of the jewellery is too high (measured value: up to 86,2% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and may cause cancer. Moreover, parts of the pendant release an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 0,91 µg/cm2/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Large silver coloured necklace, bohemian style, with many pendants and chains.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1143/16       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace with pendant
 
Brand: Lotta Design
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  VN 344
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The pendant contains lead (measured value up to 5.75 %). Exposure to lead is harmful to human health and hazardous to the environment.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Necklace with a silver-coloured heart-shaped pendant, attached to a black ribbon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1144/16       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Lotta Design
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  VN277
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: up to 0.023% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and/or cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.


 

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

 
Description:  Chain necklace with charms (heart with a lock, key) and a tag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1136/16       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: NEON
 
Name: Electronic Lighter
 
Type / number of model:  B16, ZY-218S1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN69333567732463
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The lighter can break or leak resulting in the user receiving burns if the gas ignites. The lighter is overfilled and can explode if it overheats. Gas from the exploding lighter can ignite and cause burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 9994.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighter in collective packaging.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/1134/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger cars
 
Brand: SUZUKI
 
Name: Jimny
 
Type / number of model:  Model SN4136
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced from 16/12/2013 to 31/07/2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake booster does not work adequately and thus the brake pedal operation can be harder, consequently the stopping distance can be longer.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Slovenia, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1137/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: 500
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064* Type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced in the period December 2015 – January 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The guide rails of the right-hand front seat are inadequate: the seat might not click into place properly and become detached.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1138/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Abarth
 
Name: 500
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064* Type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced in the period December 2015 – January 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The guide rails of the right-hand front seat are inadequate: the seat might not click into place properly and become detached.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1147/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: KTM
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  250 SX-F EU, 350 SX-F EU / US, 450 XC-F US 150 XC-W EU / US, 250 XC-W US, 300 XC-W US, 250 EXC EU, 300 EXC Six Days EU, 300 EXC EU / AU, 250 EXC-F Six Days EU, 250 EXC-F EU / AU, 350 EXC-F Six Days EU, 350 EXC-F EU /AU, 450 EXC-F Six Days EU, 450 EXC-F EU / AU, 500 EXC-F AU.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Only MY 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hand-brake cylinders are not adequate which may result in premature wear of the sealing collar on the hand-brake cylinder, affecting the brake performance.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1148/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Husqvarna
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TC 125, TC 250, FC 350, FC 450, TX 125, TE 250 EU, TE 300 EU, FE 250 EU, FE 350 EU, FE 450 EU and FE 500 EU.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  MY 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hand-brake cylinders are not adequate which may result in premature wear of the sealing collar on the hand-brake cylinder, affecting the brake performance.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1149/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chrysler
 
Name: 200
 
Type / number of model:  individual type-approval; Type: UF
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 7 April 2014 and 3 August 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the passenger presence detector system may result in the front passenger airbag being deactivated.
 

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 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1150/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0598*16 to *17; Type: 166
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between November 2014 and July 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The lock of the rear headrest's extending mechanism might not work adequately, leading to injuries of passengers in the event of an impact.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Spain

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Alert number: A12/1151/16       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Battery
 
Brand: Aalborg Fyrværkerifabrik
 
Name: BOOM11
 
Type / number of model:  CE registration 1008-F2-69247088
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5707127009439
 
Risk type:  Burns, Damage to hearing
 
The battery is unstable and does not stay upright during functioning; it is possible that it falls on its side. If that happens, burning projectiles could hit persons, causing burns. The sound pressure level is too high.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  7 shots battery - NEC 83,90 g. Category F2
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1145/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy xylophone
 
Brand: MARCO'S TOYS
 
Name: MUSIC BEST
 
Type / number of model:  lot 10/14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435399009938
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction pins can easily become detached, generating small parts (the suction pins themselves as well as the bars which are then left unattached). The seals between the bars and the base are also accessible and can easily become detached and break, generating small parts.
A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy xylophone with orange base, eight keys in different colours and a green baton. The toy is packaged in a plastic blister and cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/1156/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: JARDLY
 
Name: Oh Baby Blocks Series
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 3002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 8.22 % 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:  The set consists of 1/ blonde doll without legs, 2/ legs, 3/ 36 pieces of plastic stacking blocks of various colours and shapes. The set is packaged in a transparent plastic packaging closed by a zipper and with straps and a tap (similar to a backpack).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1152/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shoes
 
Brand: Nelli Blu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  trampek / CP40-119 RZ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2220354650043
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative half beads can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink shoes with Velcro for young girls. The shoes are decorated with silk flowers with a plastic half bead in the middle. Size: 23
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1153/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sandals
 
Brand: CSCK.S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SMARAGD / Art no. X-738
 
Batch number / Barcode:  150412119
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones and flowers can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Fuchsia sandals with Velcro strap. The sandals are decorated with plastic flowers with a rhinestone in the middle. Size: 21
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1154/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shoes
 
Brand: Linix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art no. B-135
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative plastic flowers can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Black shoes with Velcro. The shoes are decorated with plastic pink flowers and butterflies with glued rhinestones. Size: 20
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1155/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shoes
 
Brand: BeiBei
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WS06F120
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative flower-shaped beads can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold and beige shoes with Velcro straps. The shoes are decorated with blue flower-shaped beads. Size: 22
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1135/16       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Shampoo & Bath gel
 
Brand: DELKAM
 
Name: Hello Kitty Shampoo & Bath gel
 
Type / number of model:  Product Ref.: HK 001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5206642000452 / 1423108
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measure value up to 43000 cfu/g). The contamination can cause eye irritation and inflammation of the conjunctiva.

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:  Children's shampoo and shower gel supplied in a 300 ml bottle.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1157/16       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eye lashes primer
 
Brand: La Lill
 
Name: Primer
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  01 2016
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains sodium hydroxide which may cause chemical burns to the cornea if in contact with the eye and induce strong skin irritation. It contains also sodium lauryl sulphate that could cause skin and eye irritation.

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:  Degreaser on natural lashes. Primer used to degrease natural lashes before their extension. Clear liquid in a transparent glass bottle with black plastic cap with an applicator (brush). 15 ml. On the black label there are inscriptions in Polish.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0085/16       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Ceiling lamps
 
Brand: Light & Living
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SAAR, IVETTE, HERMINE, QUARRY, CORDELIA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8717807124564 (QUARRY), 8717807124533 (IVETTE)
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts are accessible when the bulb is in place and the user may get an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Ceiling lamps (hanging luminaires).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38

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Alert number: A11/0087/16       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Mobile phone
 
Brand: Samsung
 
Name: Galaxy Note 7
 
Type / number of model:  SM-N930F
 
Batch number / Barcode:  All original devices supplied during the pre-order process as well as replacement devices are affected.
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The battery cell may overheat due to an internal short circuit occurring as a result of thin separator and misaligned negative electrode.

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

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

 
Description:  Mobile phone, 5.7 inch, supplied with charger and stylus. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain