Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 11 (Published on: 17/03/2017)
Corrigendum : Notification A12/0845/16 in Report-2016-028 has been modified at the request of the notifying country to indicate that the battery recall campaign has been extended and now covers products sold between March 2013 until October 2016.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0330/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Amber anklet/bracelet
 
Brand: 'It's Handmade'
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The beads can easily become detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description: 14cm amber anklet/bracelet. The product is wrapped in tissue paper and sealed with a sticker marked "It's Handmade".
Country of origin: Lithuania
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0295/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather gloves
 
Brand: Esprit
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 095EA1R006
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4056444458392
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 15 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Pair of leather gloves, with petrol-blue coloured suede on the upper side, various black smooth-leather components on the palm-side and a black fabric lining.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/0299/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather gloves
 
Brand: Antonio World Fashion
 
Name: Handschuhe mit Leder, rot ('red ladies’ gloves with leather')
 
Type / number of model: Article No 61.00036.99
 
Batch number / Barcode: 40 47 44 50 13 78
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 40.6 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)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Ladies’ gloves made from a combination of red leather and fabric; lined with black fleece; size L/X.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0327/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' T-shirt
 
Brand: B.S.T. (BEISITE)
 
Name: lány póló ('Girls' T-shirt')
 
Type / number of model: B23-77S
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 942145 600766
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description: Colourful polo shirt for girls. The product is decorated with an inscription “GOZGOZ” and glued rhinestones. Sample size: 98
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0328/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' dress
 
Brand: BabyShe
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1213
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1 692015 012131
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of choking to small children because the decorative elements (rhinestones, beads and flowers) of the dress may be easily detached and swallowed or inhaled.

In addition, the safety pin can cause eye or skin injuries.
 

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

 
Description: White dress for small girls. The product is decorated with rhinestones, a string of half beads and has a textile bow with a glued gold heart in the middle, which is fixed to the dress with a safety pin. Sample size: 18-24 Month
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0303/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: ABUS
 
Name: CO Alarm
 
Type / number of model: COWM300
 
Batch number / Barcode: COWM300F4*******AXD
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
In the longer term, after it has been exposed to high humidity in the living space, the alarm may not work properly.

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

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector, white, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0304/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Smartwares
 
Name: CO Detector
 
Type / number of model: RM335 RM336
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN Code: 8711658465609 ; batches 4500176485, 4500176266, 4500176582, 4500176795, 4500177292
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

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

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector, white, packed in a cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Cyprus, Greece

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Alert number: A12/0317/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Fan heater
 
Brand: Astan Hogar
 
Name: TERMOVENTILADOR VERTICAL
 
Type / number of model: AH60030
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436534301641
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The user can access live parts whilst the appliance is functioning.

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

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

 
Description: Floor-standing, vertical, fan heater in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0310/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: HEMA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: CP 808604 16A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718286526672
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value 0.06 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Earrings in different colours, attached to a grey cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0311/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: MKM DESIGN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: W3329
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717178071375
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains lead (measured value 1.59 % by weight) and cadmium (measured value 17.8 % by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Silver coloured earring with a blue, pink or white rhinestone, attached to a white cardboard.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0312/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: MKM DESIGN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: W3333
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717178071344
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains lead (measured value 0.96 % by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: A silver-coloured necklace with a blue rhinestone, attached to a white cardboard label.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0294/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: CALISH
 
Name: Globe String Light
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: X000LF96ZH
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Due to a number of defects, accessible parts of the socket of the power supply could become live.

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: Distributor)

 
Description: Lighting chain in plain brown box with label.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0322/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Desk lamp
 
Brand: DP
 
Name: LED clip-on & foldable desk lamp
 
Type / number of model: LED-682
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The dimensions of the battery charger are such that the user may touch the live pins when plugging the battery charger into a mains socket. The basic insulated wires touch the accessible sharp metal part of the base of the lamp: in case of damage to the insulation, the live metal conductors would become accessible. The internal wires are too thin and, in case of a short-circuit, they could overheat.

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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Clip-on, rechargeable table lamp with 24 LEDs. A battery charger is attached to the product. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0314/17       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Angle grinder
 
Brand: MÜHLER
 
Name: Angle Grinder
 
Type / number of model: AGM-1550
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2015
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The enclosure does not have adequate mechanical strength and as a consequence could break during normal use leaving live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
 

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

 
Description: Angle grinder, 220-240V, 500W.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0298/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: S 1000
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2002/24*0421*, e1*168/2013*00012*, e1*168/2013*00013* Types: K10, 2R10, 2R10r
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 8 June 2016 and 17 November 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An inadequate screw connection on the spring strut could affect the rider's control of the motorcycle.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0300/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Caddy, Passat, Touran EcoFuel
 
Type / number of model: EC type approval e1*2001/116*0252* Type: 2K Sales name: Caddy; EC type approval e1*2007/46*0217* Type: 2KN Sales name: Caddy; Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0468* Type: 3CC Sales name: Passat; Type approval number: e1*2007/46*0357* Type: 1T Sales name: Touran
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 June 2010 and 12 October 2013.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
If mechanical damage occurs to the varnish layer of the gas tank, it could lead to the outer shell of the gas tank no longer having the required corrosion protection. With ongoing corrosion over an extended period of time, the residual wall thickness of the gas tank could become too low and the gas tank could 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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0301/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XF
 
Type / number of model: 2017 Model Year
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 08/12/2016 and 14/12/2016
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The inner sill panel may be cracked. If this is the case, there is a risk, in the event of a left-hand side impact, that the underfloor fuel lines will rupture, resulting in fuel leaking from the vehicle and a risk of 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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Greece, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0308/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Corolla
 
Type / number of model: CDE120; EC-type approval number: e11*98/14*0179.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production years: 2001 - 2004
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The propellant in the inflator of the driver's front air bag could degrade over time. If this were to occur, the inflator could rupture in the event of the deployment of the driver’s front air bag.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan, Turkey, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0323/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: Mazda 3
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval: e11*2001/116*0262; Type: BL
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 24 September and 16 October 2015.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
The plastic connector between the fuel tank and the vent hose nipple may break, causing fuel to leak which could lead to a fire. Fuel leaking on to the road may cause a hazard for following vehicles.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0324/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Accord, CR-V, City, Civic, Jazz, Legend, Pilot, Ridgeline
 
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e6*2001/116*0120*, *121, *122, *0113, *0114, *0115, *0129, *0126, *0125, *0127, *0128, *0131, *0132; e11*2001/116*0254*, *0271, *0292, *0293, *0294, *0301, *0302, *0322; types: CP2, CP3, CS1, CS2, CW1, CW2, CW3, CU1, CU2, CU3, GM1, FA1, FA5, FD1, FD3, FD4, FD6, FD7, FG1, FG2, RE5, RE6, RE7, GE6, GG1, GG2, GG3, GG5, GG6, KB2, YF4, YK1
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 4 July 2008 and 4 January 2010.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A fault with the inflator of the front passenger airbag results in the release, when the airbag is activated, of small metal particles which may injure the occupants of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: China, Japan, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0326/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S90, S90L, V90, V90 Cross Country, XC90
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The bolts that secure the inflatable curtain airbags in place may break, possibly resulting in the inflatable curtain airbag deploying improperly in the event of a crash.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0296/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Game Shooting
 
Type / number of model: NO.3318
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160165984
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups detach easily from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth to wet it before shooting, for example, the suction cup could detach blocking the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Toy plastic rifle with three projectiles with suction cups on the end. Plastic blister packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0297/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Jintong toys/Toys Funny
 
Name: Zabawka do ciagniecia [Pull-along toy]
 
Type / number of model: 725909 (on attached label) NO:5810 (on toy)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901353057015
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy breaks 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Toy crab made of coloured plastic with a cord attached. The toy moves on two pairs of partially covered wheels. On the crab's back there are five removable plastic blocks. The toy is packed in a plastic net bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0302/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Seabed of Fairy Tale world - Beautiful legend
 
Type / number of model: No. 6242 - on the packaging; Item no. 2534 (2524) 7d5×128 - on the labels
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 17.2% 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Set of four plastic doll mermaids with butterfly wings; approx. 17cm high. The packaging also contains 3 plastic combs. The label incorrectly states that there are 6 dolls in the packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0305/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: XH
 
Name: Shooting 2 - Super gun
 
Type / number of model: XH011A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6459314011006
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Colourful plastic toy gun set with five soft foam projectiles with suction cups and a shooting target. Packaging: blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0306/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: SISI
 
Name: Combat Police
 
Type / number of model: No. 6899-A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 686860 037831/1604190438767
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Moreover, the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (4% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (23% by weight). These phthalates 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: The set includes: a green and yellow plastic gun, 3 projectiles with suction cup, a plastic knife, a police badge and a toy compass. Packaging: blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0307/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: ABABABY
 
Name: Battle Super Gun
 
Type / number of model: B-63
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1601120154766
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing, Damage to sight
 
The sound level is too high and could cause damage to hearing. The laser is too powerful and could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description: Battery operated toy gun with sound effects and flashing laser lights.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0309/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: RUBIE'S
 
Name: Renaissance Faire - Lady of the Palace
 
Type / number of model: 882490
 
Batch number / Barcode: 83028249053
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The cords of the headpiece are too long and can be trapped during various activities of the child, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description: Burgundy velvet dress and headpiece with veil. Sample size: Small (3-4 years).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0313/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy
 
Brand: CEBA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article number: di1765
 
Batch number / Barcode: 871842 1297658
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The transparent varnish and the printed coatings on the wood contain benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) (measured value up to 1.27 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Set of six wooden cars with four plastic wheels.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, France

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Alert number: A12/0315/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls
 
Brand: MARCO'S TOYS
 
Name: 1.) LOVELY, 2.) FASHION GIRL
 
Type / number of model: 1.) Ref. 0670 , 2.) Ref. 1384
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 8435399006708 , 2) 8435399013843
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The plastic material of the large doll contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 5.33 % by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description: 1.) Mermaid doll with accessories in blister pack. 2.) Two different-sized dolls, with outfits and accessories, packaged in a pink cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0316/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy xylophone
 
Brand: FANTÁSTIKO
 
Name: Musical Maker
 
Type / number of model: model 1003, ref. 8414
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8424345084143, batch 06/2012
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The white screws on the keys can easily be detached. Small children could put these small parts in their mouth and choke on them.

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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic toy xylophone in the shape of a guitar/trumpet. Packaged in a transparent plastic blister package with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0318/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy dinosaur
 
Brand: Mega Creative
 
Name: Dinozaur gumowy [Rubber dinosaur]
 
Type / number of model: 189-D index: 306720
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901350253137
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 45.8% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Blue toy dinosaur made of soft plastic material.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0319/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute Beaut
 
Type / number of model: NO.LB333 (on packaging) Index: 339615 (on label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902012747490
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 38 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plastic doll, packed in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0320/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Police Force
 
Type / number of model: NO. 8011 (on packaging) ITM.NO. 00-80987 (on a label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160180987
 
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.
 

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

 
Description: The set consists of two plastic pistols, six projectiles with suction cups and a replica of a police badge. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0321/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Guang da
 
Name: Mermaid
 
Type / number of model: NO.700, 700A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8418814161145 , ITEM NO: MH 416 114
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.4 % 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic doll (approx. 15 cm tall) with long hair pulled into a ponytail at the top the head. The doll may have a different dress (with butterfly on the front). Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0325/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy train
 
Brand: LX
 
Name: EMU TRAINS, SPEED TRAINS, DYNAMIC FLASH ELECTRIC
 
Type / number of model: LX138A (EMU)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound level is too high and can consequently cause damage to hearing.

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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Toy train which emits sounds. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0329/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattles
 
Brand: Van Cranenbroek
 
Name: Maracas set 19 cm
 
Type / number of model: Article: 18200-342-00035
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2010000811702
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The handles of the rattles/maracas are too long and thin. If a small child puts the handle of the rattle in the mouth, it 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Set of two rattles in the shape of maracas, packed in a blister package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0331/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy pushchair
 
Brand: Sonia
 
Name: Sonia Baba Go-cart
 
Type / number of model: Art. No. SO-66-17
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4193725560426
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Protective plastic caps on the pushchair can be easily removed, allowing children to insert their fingers into the metal tubes. The fingers may get stuck and injuries may occur as the child tries to turn the finger inside the tube.

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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Foldable, pink pushchair for dolls, with a metal frame, handles made of hard plastic and double plastic wheels. The seat is made of pink printed material. The toy is packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0332/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plush hand puppet
 
Brand: EDDY TOYS
 
Name: Marionnette main sonore -Hand puppet including sound
 
Type / number of model: Ref. GIFI 336239
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8711252790381; Batch: 2015814 - item 79038
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A small part (the ring of the battery compartment) can easily detach and be 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 the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Plush hand puppet, soft and stuffed, in the shape of a green and yellow frog's head, which emits sounds.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
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Alert number: A11/0049/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Face Primer
 
Brand: MAX & MORE make-up
 
Name: 1) Illuminating Face Primer, 2) Concealing Face Primer, 3) Controlling Face Primer
 
Type / number of model: Item no: 2547580
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8733131210308 / Batch no: 12-2015
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains isobutylparaben (measured value 0.013% by weight). Isobutylparaben has a potential endocrine disrupting activity.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Face primer in a black cardboard box with window: 3 glass bottles with a black pump.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A11/0053/17       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Tablecloth holder
 
Brand: TIGER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1003558, lot 83884
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0200010035584
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the tablecloth holders in the form of ice creams may be mistaken for foodstuff. If a child pulls hard, the ice creams may become detached and be put in the mouth, causing choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description: Tablecloth holder in the form of an ice cream, 4 units in a plastic bag sealed by a cardboard strip at the top.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus, Greece

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Alert number: A11/0052/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED lamp
 
Brand: Nexeon
 
Name: LED Bulb Lamp
 
Type / number of model: NX3006
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation between the accessible metal parts and live parts is inadequate. The lamp can be easily opened by hand without using tools causing live parts to become accessible.

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

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

 
Description: LED lamp sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A11/0051/17       
Category: Pressure equipment/vessels
 
Product: Electric pressure cooker
 
Brand: PROFI COOK
 
Name: Dampfdruck-Kochtopf
 
Type / number of model: PC-DDK 1048
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4006160104813
 
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
 
The device for controlling the pressure and the heating may not work. Uncontrolled operation of the pressure cooker could lead to the user receiving burns and/or an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.
 

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

 
Description: Electric pressure cooker, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11

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Alert number: A11/0050/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Zabawka lala [Toy doll]
 
Type / number of model: GS004K
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901353516925
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children.

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

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

 
Description: Doll, 38 cm high, dressed in blue romper suit with hat. The doll's torso is made of textile material with fibrous filling; its head, hands and legs are made of soft plastic material. Packed in plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 11