Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 13 (Published on: 31/03/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0367/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Eye Cream
 
Brand: DeAura D`or mystére
 
Name: Eye Performer Gel Supérieure
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7290106492387, Batch number: 07091816
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Cream in a dark brown plastic tube 30 ml.
Country of origin: Israel
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0388/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Jewellery set
 
Brand: TEDi
 
Name: Armband + Kette (Bracelet and necklace)
 
Type / number of model: 116
 
Batch number / Barcode: 75354001751000000500
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the bracelet is too high (measured value: 3.22 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Jewellery set consisting of a bracelet and necklace made of metal and plastic.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0405/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Nisu International
 
Name: Earring with stone
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8715889677558
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of cadmium in the earrings is too high (measured value up to 25.1 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and 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 earrings with 3 blue stones .
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0372/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Mega Creative
 
Name: Lalka syrenka [Mermaid doll ]
 
Type / number of model: Index 304123
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901350244296
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 34.3% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: The set consists of a plastic mermaid doll (approx 30 cm) and small plastic sea creatures. The doll's torso and hands are made of hard plastic material; the head and tail are made of soft plastic material. Plastic packaging with a cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0378/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Barbie Beauty Girl
 
Type / number of model: Model 268-D, ref. 35178, MA8781
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8422259351788
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16.6% 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic doll set consisting of two dolls with sports accessories such as a bicycle, racket, glasses, etc.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0379/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Barbie Beauty Girl
 
Type / number of model: Model 268-B, ref. 35179, MA8782
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8422259351795
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 12% 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic doll set consisting of a doll with sports accessories such as a bicycle, skateboard, helmet, etc.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13