Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 41 ( Published on: 14/10/2016)
Notification A11/0087/16 published on report 38 of 23/09/2016 has been modified to further specify the devices affected.
Notification A12/1266/16 published on report 40 of 07/10/2016 has been withdrawn from the report following the national authority's indication, due to a re-evaluation of the risk.
Notification A12/1262/16 published on report 40 of 07/10/2016 has been withdrawn from the report following a revised risk assessment by the notifying authority.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1289/16       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Vacuum flask
 
Brand: Thermate
 
Name: Stainless Steel Vacuum Jug Flask
 
Type / number of model:  0-57024
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batches: 74611 & 83138 Barcode:5050577570241
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The flask contains asbestos fibres. If the flask breaks, the user may inhale asbestos fibres which are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  1.3 litre stainless steel vacuum flask. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1297/16       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Take Eagle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children who may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighter in the shape of a toilet.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1283/16       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED bulb
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Colour Changing LED Bulb
 
Type / number of model:  H-28669
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch no: 123004 -A, B, C, D, E, F, G. Barcode: 5050577286692.
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The upper and lower parts of the bulb can easily detach, making it possible to access live parts.

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: Importer)

 
Description:  LED colour changing bulb. B22 bayonet fitting, 220V - 3W. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1284/16       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Lamp holder
 
Brand: PRIMERA
 
Name: Casquillo E27-E14
 
Type / number of model:  ref. BAL E27-E14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7899055278143
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
When a lamp is inserted into the lamp holder, the live cap of the lamp is accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60238.
 

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

 
Description:  E14 lamp holder for E27 bulbs. Supplied in blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1310/16       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED High Power Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  DR-12W-E27, 230V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7330400095799
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is inadequate. The cap can be easily be removed by hand. The user could consequently touch live parts whilst mounting or dismounting the lamp.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
 

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

 
Description:  LED lamp 12W E27, 230V
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1279/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Scudo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0056*16; Type: 270.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured on 1 May 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The driver's airbag, in the event that it is deployed, may deploy incorrectly because of a production flaw. As a result, the driver may not be sufficiently protected.
 

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 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1280/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Zero Motorcycles
 
Name: Zero-S, -SR, -DS, -FX
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e11*2002/24*1829*02, e11*2002/24*1830*02; Type: Z1, Z2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The direct-current converter may be faulty, causing the ABS and the lights to malfunction.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric motorcycle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1281/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: Q7, SQ7
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1 * 2001/116 * 0350 * .. Type: 4L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced from January 2015 to July 2016 and have 7 seats.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The transverse tube of the third row of seats may not have been manufactured correctly. Consequently, in the event of a collision, the seat structure may become deformed and the row of seats may move forward.
 

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 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1288/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Ranger XP and CREW XP 900
 
Type / number of model:  Model Year 2014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 25/04/2013 and 13/05/2014.
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The cargo box bracket fasteners may become loose or dislodged under certain operating conditions. If this occurs, the exhaust may overheat and the seat panel may catch fire.
 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1290/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Espace
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0470*; type: RFC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 16 March 2015 and 28 July 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The lock on the rear left door may switch from locked to unlocked status without the unlocking being detected electrically. As a consequence, the control light indicating 'child safety lock system activated' will remain on.
 

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 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1298/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 323/323F, 626/MX-6, 121, Demio, MX-3, MPV, 929
 
Type / number of model:  323 (BG), 323 (BA, BB, BC), 626/MX-6, 121 (DB), Demio (DW), MX-3 (EC), MPV (LV), 929 (HD)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Various vehicles manufactured between 1986 and 1999 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Over the time, the contact points inside the ignition switch may become carbonized and become conductive to electricity. As a result the ignition switch could overheat, leading to the risk of a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan, United States
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1311/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Touran
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0211* Type: 1T
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EcoFuel vehicles with engine code BSX. The vehicles affected were produced between 21 September 2005 and 25 May 2009.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Corrosion on the front gas tank may reduce the thickness of the gas tank wall. Insufficient thickness of the tank wall poses the risk that the gas tank may burst.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car powered by compressed natural gas.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1312/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Caddy, Passat, Touran
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0252* Type: 2K (Caddy) , EC type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0468* Type: 3CC (Passat) , EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0217* Type: 2 KN (Caddy) , EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0357* Type: 1T (Touran)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EcoFuel vehicles with engine code BSX or CDGA. The vehicles affected were produced between 1 September 2005 and 31 May 2010.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Corrosion on the front gas tank may reduce the thickness of the gas tank wall. Insufficient thickness of the tank wall poses the risk that the gas tank may burst.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car powered by compressed natural gas.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1287/16       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: DEXTER
 
Name: BOULOGNE
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 7746524 (T9) and 7746519 (T10).
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3276004503602 and 3276004503657
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high. 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Work gloves made from leather and cotton
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/1296/16       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Babies' bath cushion
 
Brand: SEVI BABY
 
Name: Multifunctional Baby Bath Net & Cushion
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  869224008698, product code: 8697
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The stuffing material (small Styrofoam balls) is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. Small children can put it in the mouth and swallow it, causing them to choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Multifunctional bathtub cushion with filling: The pad is a polyester net that is sewn on all sides and is filled with polyurethane balls – small white balls that are soft and flexible. The pad has 5 plastic handles to attach it to the bathtub and 2 suction cups. There are pictures and a leaflet with information in Bulgarian inside the plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1299/16       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's chair
 
Brand: DISNEY PIXAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CARS model, ref. 080407-12435
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8414778804074
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The seat contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9.31 % 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:  Chair of red colour, intended for children. It is wrapped in transparent plastic with a label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/1273/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: MARVEL / Egmont
 
Name: Super Heroes
 
Type / number of model:  ID code: MSH06/12
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toys contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.7% 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 black bracelet with blue ejection mechanism and two red plastic propellers. Packaging: cardboard and blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1278/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautiful PRINCESS
 
Type / number of model:  NO.188 (on the box) STC009033 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991200090332 (on the label)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 32.3% 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:  A plastic doll with blond hair and a silver dress. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1282/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Delicate Trendy, Happy girl
 
Type / number of model:  NO.3288 (on the box) ST9974376 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991299743768 (on the label)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30.6% 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic mermaid doll with long blond hair, a blue tail and a gold skirt, supplied with a green mirror and a pink comb. Packed in a blue cardboard box with a transparent plastic window at the front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1286/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute Beaut
 
Type / number of model:  Article nr. B2118/LB333-1 and 285712
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6410412857125
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 7.9 % by weight) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 0.76 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains di-isononylphtalate (DINP) (measured value up to 1.5 % 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, DIDP and DNOP 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:  Plastic dolls (approximately 10 cm tall) in different designs, packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1300/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FASHION
 
Type / number of model:  NO.TY955 (on the box) N:020942 (on the label) TY955C-389 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8584156020942 (on the label)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26.9% 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll with blond hair dressed in a blue dress. Packed in a blue cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1303/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy pony set
 
Brand: Regio játék
 
Name: You Beauty Pony
 
Type / number of model:  No.62810; Item No: 15540
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5996055155404
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the pony contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 17% 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Yellow pony with accessories in cardboard box with transparent window. The toy is battery-operated and emits music and light.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1304/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Princess
 
Type / number of model:  NO.6002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Purple haired plastic doll in purple dress. Packaging: colourful box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1308/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: JUNG SHENG TOYS
 
Name: Mermaid - Beautiful Legend
 
Type / number of model:  NO.K970
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6900000000854
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The head of the small doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll set including a big and a small mermaid doll with five sea animals. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1309/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pony Tails
 
Type / number of model:  No.83005
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The pink pony contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Three ponies with accessories. Packaging: blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1313/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Ephéria
 
Name: Titi le tigre
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 112093
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3560238539279; Batch 02 15 12 10 15HC007
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The fake fur of the hood is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Fancy-dress costume with head hood (with fake fur), representing a tiger, for children.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1316/16       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Hong Feng Toy
 
Name: Happy Garden Toy
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes of the toy detach 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Soft toy donkey about 30 cm long, battery-operated and emitting sounds. Sold without packaging but a cardboard label is attached to it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1291/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' waistcoat
 
Brand: Pink & KA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  039
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstring with free ends in the hood can be 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:  Waistcoat with hood and zip-fastener, available in different colours, for children. The hood includes a drawstring with free ends. Sample sizes: 3-4, 5-6.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1292/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Pink & KA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  011
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstring in the hood with knotted ends may 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:  Sweatshirt with hood and kangaroo pocket in different colours, for children. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with a heart with an inscription: "RIGHT… GO LEET". Sample sizes: 3-4, 5-6
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1293/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s waistcoat
 
Brand: BENTER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  10618
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The protruding loops and toggles in the hood may become caught 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:  Waistcoat made of artificial fur with hood and zip-fastener. It is available in different colours. The hood is decorated with eyes and ears and includes elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. Sample size: 128
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1294/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: H.L.XIANG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A260
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements of the trousers may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Girls' jeans with artificial leather belt. The product is decorated with colourful embroidery and glued half beads and rhinestones. Sample size: 98
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1295/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' outfit
 
Brand: bebessi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2143
 
Batch number / Barcode:  869910842439
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. 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:  The outfit consists of a sweatshirt and trousers. The product is decorated with glued rhinestones and half beads. Sample size: 74/9 m
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1301/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Les Sabots Chenille
 
Type / number of model:  186317
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative antennae can detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Green plastic clogs representing a caterpillar with two antennae and two eyes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1305/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' T-shirt
 
Brand: A - ACTIVE SPORTS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HZ-5423
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6956201554238
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones may 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:  Blue T-shirt for girls. The product is decorated with printed patterns (horse, hearts) and glued rhinestones. Sample size: 86.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1306/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' outfit
 
Brand: Baby Rico
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1818
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1602240018181
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements may 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:  Outfit for girls, consisting of a white T-shirt and pink trousers with sewn tulle skirts. The T-shirt is decorated with a cat and ribbons, half beads and rhinestones. Sample size: 80.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1307/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: necix’s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MODEL NO. 2088
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3600684120888, 8050000269015
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones may 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:  The clothing set consists of a white cap and rompersuit, decorated with ribbons and rhinestones. Sample size: 62-3M.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1314/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: PPT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.Code V2016/V/F, BPTF 15-2, art. № A00017968 and art. № A00017967 2.Code V2016/V/F, C62C17, article number A0023748 3. Code V2016/V/F, article number A0021296
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. barcode 6 424970 179605 2. barcode 6 424970 237374 3. barcode 6 424970 212821
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The presence of an unattached drawstring with free ends in the waist area could lead to injuries.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's sports trousers in different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1315/16       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sport set
 
Brand: A.SCOCCER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) article 169
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cords with free ends in the waist area are too long and can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to 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 sport sets consisting of a T-shirt and shorts: 1. white T-shirt with inscription on the front („Fly Emirates”), emblem of the football club Real Madrid, inscriptions on the back „REAL MADRID, RONALDO 7” and white shorts with emblem of the football club Real Madrid and ties in the waist area. 2. white T-shirt with inscription on front („Fly Emirates”), emblem of the football club Real Madrid, inscriptions on the back „RONALDO 7” and white shorts with emblem of the football club Real Madrid and ties in the waist area. 3. blue/red T-shirt with inscription on front („QATAR AIRWAYS”), emblem of the football club Barcelona, inscriptions on back „MESSI 10” and red shorts with emblem of the football club Barcelona and ties in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1123/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 4 USB Power Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  SCM-CD 03
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  USB charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1124/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Mjoy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ST 30
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718754498104
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  USB charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1275/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Portable welder
 
Brand: Gepard
 
Name: Spawarka Inwerterowa MMA LCD
 
Type / number of model:  GSI 160 IGBT
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901812080981
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate. The power cord may overheat.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60974-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Portable inverter welder.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1276/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger
 
Brand: UltraLux
 
Name: Mini Charger With 1 USB
 
Type / number of model:  MZ1USB220
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800228430309
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The creepage distances and the clearances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. Accessible parts of the product or attached products could consequently become live. The plastic enclosure can catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950 and EN 50075.
 

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

 
Description:  Charger with 1 USB output.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1277/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  ETA-U90EWE (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  DW1C917DS/B-E
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The creepage distances and the clearances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. Accessible parts of the product or attached products could consequently become live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  Charger with 3 USB outputs, intended for use with mobile phones. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1285/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Reachargeable lithium battery
 
Brand: HEOS
 
Name: 1 GO PACK
 
Type / number of model:  HEOS1GOPACKBKEM and HEOS1GOPACKWTEM
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Sold as an accessory to the HEOS1 portable speaker from 19 May 2015 to 17 June 2016. The serial numbers affected are from 601G913517 to 601G914004 5xxGxxxxxx.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The battery may overheat and cause a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable lithium-ion battery sold as an accessory to the HEOS1 portable speaker.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1302/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: USB Charger
 
Type / number of model:  807129 ref.: ADC-302TU-G3 - Model: GTA 050 1000 BU (ADC – 320).
 
Batch number / Barcode:  CF35011368 / 3548388071290.
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate: the primary and secondary circuits are not separated by reinforced insulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Charger / power supply with 2 USB ports. Sold in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1317/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: PCT / CKT
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  ETA-U90EWE AB57 KZO 020072
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 17.09.12
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  USB charger.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1318/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Pure²
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  XL-1210 DE89034584
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  USB charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1319/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  KY-2016
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  Dual USB charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1320/16       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Flextronics / DS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A1265 Serial No. :1X91029Y5656, S4PT E233466
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000212672239
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  USB charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0092/16       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  LPG regulator
 
Brand: Integrated Gas Technologies - IGT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type A235iS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
At low temperatures (-20 °C) the regulator can leak gas which could lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) regulator for 5,10 and 11 kg gas bottles with connection G56-H51.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A11/0090/16       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Valve oil for musical instruments
 
Brand: MONSTER
 
Name: Valve Oil
 
Type / number of model:  1.) original 2.) faster
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1.) 869971000002; 2.) 869971000019
 
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:  Valve oil for musical instruments supplied in a white plastic bottle with orange label and white plastic cap.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41

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Alert number: A11/0093/16       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: ICA Garden
 
Name: Kopplingsbart Istappsslinga
 
Type / number of model:  Art.No.522813 / 4000-50-005E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No.07/15
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
Parts of the product get too hot. The user could touch them and get burns to the hand.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  LED lighting chain supplied in a printed cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A11/0091/16       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative oil lamp
 
Brand: La Grandeur
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. no. 614138
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718158640406
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The oil lamp is not stable and could overturn, leading to outpouring of oil. Spilled oil may come in contact with the skin or may be drunk by a child, causing lung damage if swallowed. The oil fume may be inhaled causing lung damage too.

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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Oil lamp which consists of bottle-shaped glass container (diameter: 8 cm, height: 33,5 cm), metal burner, burner cover, burner cover cap (attached to the container with chain) and a wick (length: 37 cm). Total height of the lamp equals 38 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2016 - 41
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Alert number: A12/1272/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Arocs 964
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0742 e1*2007/46*0743; type: 963-8-G, 963-8-H
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 30.9.2013 and 31.7.2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An incorrectly fitted steering-oil feed line may be damaged through contact with the steering rod and this may lead to an oil discharge.
 

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 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/1274/16       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs, Atego, Econic
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0726 to *0743; e1*2007/46*1170 and *1171; e1*2007/46*1175 and *1176; type: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-2-A, 963-0-B, 963-4-B, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-4-D, 963-4-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-4-E, 963-2-E, 963-0-F, 963-4-F, 963-2-F, 963-8-G, 963-8-H, 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967FWU2, 967FWU3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 13.6.2016 and 12.8.2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the vehicles concerned, incorrect axle modulators, proportional relay valves and trailer control valves from the firm WABCO have been installed. Owing to this defect, a solo-operated vehicle may unexpectedly swerve uncontrollably during normal braking. The component defect may thus result in an immediate risk to road safety.
 

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 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom