Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 4 ( Published on: 27/01/2017)
Corrigendum : Notification A12/0019/17 from Report 2017-002 has been modified. The name of the affected motor vehicle has been corrected following new information received from the notifying authority.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0072/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: LUXRAY
 
Name: PIR LED Flood Light with motion sensor Outdoor
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The internal wires are in contact with sharp metal parts. The insulating tapes used to insulate solder joints can move out. The earth conductor is not connected to accessible live metal parts. The cables are not properly secured against pulling and twisting and the wire ends can be pulled out easily. The external PVC cables do not protect sufficiently against water penetration. As a result of these defects, the user could touch live parts during normal use.

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

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

 
Description:  Grey LED floodlight (fixed luminaire) with motion sensor and free wire ends for mains connection. The product is intended for outdoor use. Technical parameters: "AC85-265V, 50W, 6000-6500K", IP65, Class I. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0066/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0279, e1*2007/46*0294, e1*2007/46*0295, e1*2007/46*0299, e1*2007/46*0304, e1*2007/46*0308, e1*2001/116*0353 types: 906BB30, 906BA50, 906BB50, 906BB50/4x4, 906BA50/4x4, 906 AC 30
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 14 March 2008 and 12 September 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Screws on the trailer hitch may not have been screwed tightly enough. This could lead to the trailer becoming detached.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0067/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Vivaro
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0575*12 - *15, e1*98/14*0170*30 - *32 type according to EC type-approval: F7, X83.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 18 July 2013 and 21 January 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The track rod may not be mounted correctly which could affect the handling of the vehicle.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0068/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Adam
 
Type / number of model:  Types: S-D EC type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0379*22 e1*2001/116*0379*24 e1*2001/116*0379*25 e1*2001/116*0379*26
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between April 2013 and October 2013.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The glass roof may be incorrectly fixed and could become detached during travel and fall onto the road, creating a hazard for the traffic behind.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0069/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GL, GLE, GLS, ML
 
Type / number of model:  EC type approval number: e1*2007/46*0598*01 - *10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between July 2014 and September 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to incorrect functioning of the occupancy sensor system on the passenger's side, the airbag may not deploy in the event of an accident.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0071/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XE
 
Type / number of model:  XE 2.0 litre diesel; e11*2007/46*2150
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 06/10/14 - 30/06/15.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The underfloor mounted diesel fuel cooler may leak which could lead to a fuel puddle which, in the presence of an ignition source, could lead to a vehicle fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0082/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0431*29 ff, e1*2001/116*0502*14 ff, e1*2001/116*0501*14 ff, e1*2007/46*0200*13 ff, e1*2001/116*0335*19 ff, e1*2007/46*0803*02 ff, e1*98/14*0169*19 ff, e1*2001/116*0248*07 ff type according to EC type-approval: 204, 207, 212, 212 K, 221, 231, 230, 230 AMG
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between August 2012 and October 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The power-assisted steering control units may have been fitted with defectively welded contacts. As a result, a permanent electrical connection between the contacts cannot be guaranteed, which could lead to loss of support to the power-assisted steering and thus an increased risk of accidents.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0083/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE, M-Klasse, R-Klasse
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0598*13ff, e1*2001/116*0341*17ff, e1*2007/46*0826*07ff type according to EC type-approval: 166, 166 AMG, 251
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between September 2014 and March 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The axle screws on the front/rear axle may not have been correctly secured which could lead to an overload on the remaining screw connections on the axle concerned. This overload may result in the rupture of the screws and under certain conditions, in loss of control over the vehicle.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0084/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Rolls-Royce
 
Name: Dawn
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e11*2007/46*0101*12; Type: Ghost Family
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The side, head and knee protection airbags of the front passenger seat might not deploy correctly in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0087/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: Master III (X62)
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0019 ext 00 to 21; e2*2007/46*0020 ext 00 to 19
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production dates: End 2010 to 28 April 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hinges of articulated panels may break. If all break at the same time on the same panel, the panel might fall into the traffic area.
 

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

 
Description:  Van.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0064/17       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Erotic article
 
Brand: Blush Novelties
 
Name: Basic Dong
 
Type / number of model:  BL-26113
 
Batch number / Barcode:  735380261139
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The plastic in the dildo contains up to 0.44 % by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  A dildo made of soft PVC plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0081/17       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Children's play helmet
 
Brand: Toronto
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Play helmet 215
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shock-absorbing capacity is not sufficient and the buckle of the retention system releases too easily. Consequently, the helmet does not provide sufficient protection and the user might suffer from head injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1080.
 

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

 
Description:  Helmet for young children for play activities, available in several colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0070/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Safety gate for children
 
Brand: Reer
 
Name: Klemm - und Schraubgitter Basic
 
Type / number of model:  Klemm - und Schraubgitter Basic, art.no.46221
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4013283462218
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fixing mechanism of the gate is inadequate and fails to hold it in position, with the result that the gate can come loose and may cause children to fall down stairs.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 

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

 
Description:  Child safety barrier in wood and metal.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0091/17       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: 1) Kolme Kunkkua; 2) Evoluutiopakkaus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) Model 223730-HH , 2) 223730-IL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 6430037817243; Batch S-16-A, 2) 6430037816819; Batch S-16-A
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The product explodes at too low height and this can cause injuries. Due to the incomplete functioning of some of the units there is a risk of accidental explosion. The user may be unprepared for explosion and, as a result, may get injured or burnt.

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

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

 
Description:  The product has been sold with two different brand names and packages. Both brands are packaged in cardboard boxes containing the same 3 units (Nos. 2037-22, 2037-23, 2030-24).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0073/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mat
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Eva Puzzle Mats
 
Type / number of model:  YX-10-6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 996055 591844
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Colourful puzzle foam mat with removable numbers. Packaging: transparent plastic foil.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0074/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: A.I.&E.
 
Name: My baby & me
 
Type / number of model:  2026720
 
Batch number / Barcode:  871125298172
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the doll. A small child could put one of these small parts in her/his 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories sold in a cardboard and plastic packaging
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0075/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FAIRIES
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 333
 
Batch number / Barcode:  MP1087 5M240 / 8810876603500
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.5% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll (about 23 cm tall) with silver wings and different dresses and shoes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0078/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautiful Sweet
 
Type / number of model:  NO.H92
 
Batch number / Barcode:  BB341-25 / 6984757414041
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 29.5% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll approx. 23cm tall with long hair and in different dresses. The doll is sold in a cone-shaped cardboard package (pink and blue) with wings at the top and marked with the slogan 'Enjoy the new fashion'.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0079/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Water colour paint set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Set Acquerelli ('Set of water colours')
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 12467
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8021029764676
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria is too high (measured value up to 600000 cfu/ml), and Pseudomonas putida is detected.
There is a risk of contracting infections as the colour may come into contact with the mouth, hands or eyes.

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

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

 
Description:  Set of 8 x 3-ml paint pots with caps + a paintbrush; supplied in a small case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0085/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mat
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: EVA PUZZLE MATS
 
Type / number of model:  JC-B679
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9 910300 006798
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Connectable colourful puzzle foam mat with removable numbers. Packaging: transparent plastic with attached paper labels
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0086/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Ride-on toy
 
Brand: Dohany
 
Name: Quad gyemekjáték
 
Type / number of model:  190
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5998588112916
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cap of the rigid metal steering column can be easily detached from the steering column and, as a result, the handle can fall down, leaving the protruding metal part of the steering column free. During use, the child could fall on this part and suffer serious injuries.

The products do 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:  Blue ride-on toys in the form of a quad, with black wheels and steering handle. A sticker with the inscription 'Quad' is on the toy.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0088/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattles
 
Brand: Van Cranenbroek
 
Name: Maracas set klein 14 cm
 
Type / number of model:  Article: 18200-342-00040
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2010000811719
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The handles of the rattles are too long and too thin. If a small child puts the handle of a rattle in his/her mouth, the handle could obstruct the airways, posing a risk of choking.

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:  Set of two maracas/rattles packed in a blister package
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: A12/0089/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SHOOTING GUN
 
Type / number of model:  YT08515
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933893310908, Batch 08/2014
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles detach easily. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airway.

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:  Toy gun made of hard plastic in different colours with three projectiles with suction cups. There is a small bag with sweets under the handle cover of the gun.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0065/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather toiletry bag
 
Brand: Veritas
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A16
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20000003240012
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather parts of the bag is too high (measured value: up to 3.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reaction.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Leather toiletry bag with mesh design. Colour: cognac.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: A12/0077/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Footwear
 
Brand: Dunnes Stores retail outlets
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) Glitter Loafer (Silver) , 2) Loafer Pump (Black)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 41/23983, 2) 41/23985
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sole of the shoe may pose an unusual risk of slipping.
 

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

 
Description:  Ladies' fashion shoes.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0080/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather jacket
 
Brand: CHRIST
 
Name: Luise
 
Type / number of model:  Item No 61 2232, colour PL 666
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4054246289053 and 0004664547
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 37 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Black leather jacket, lined, sleeves with black saddle stitches, silver zips and press-fasteners, shiny light-grey fabric lining; sample size (according to label): 38.
Country of origin:  Uruguay
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0076/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: OMEGA
 
Name: 4 in1 Universal Travel Power Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  OTRA1U (NO: 931B)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907595426688
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
It is possible to insert one pin of a plug in one hole of the live socket while the other live pin of the plug remains accessible. If the user touches the live accessible pin s/he would get an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  4 in1 Universal travel plug adaptor with USB port. Sold in a white and green cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0010/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB power adapter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: USB Power Adapter With Four USB Power Port
 
Type / number of model:  8522367745
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The plastic enclosure is highly flammable. If exposed to a flame, the product would catch and spread fire, also posing a risk of electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  White dual USB 3.1A charger adapter with EU plug sold in cardboard and plastic packaging
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 4
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0063/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Atego
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*1170, *1171, *1172, *1173, *1174, *1175, *1176 type according to EC type-approval: 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967SZX3, 967KMU2, 967KMU3, 967FWU2, 967FWU3.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 1 January 2013 and 21 December 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The engine cable harness may chafe on the battery cable and lead to a short circuit. As a result, the vehicle may catch fire or lose all electrical and/or engine power and make inadvertent movements.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0090/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGA, TGL, TGM, TGS, TGX
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0229* to *0239*, e4*2007/46*0417*, e4*2007/46*0418*, e4*2007/46*1036* Types: L.2007.46.001 to .014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1 June 2009 and 22 September 2015.
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
Owing to its installation and the build-up of dirt combined with the climatic environment, in the event of a loss of power to electronic components, the separator filter relay may be damaged by local smouldering. Smouldering of the relay could lead to an open flame.
 

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:  2017 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Slovenia, Sweden