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: A12/0359/17       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: GAN YUAN
 
Name: Air Sport Gun
 
Type / number of model:  777
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product is not correctly labelled with regard to the laser. The misleading use of CE marking will lead the user to the conclusion that the product is safe and consequently use it in a manner that could cause damage to sight, as direct viewing of the laser could cause damage to the eyes.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
 

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

 
Description:  Black, spring-piston plastic air gun with laser aimer and flash light, packed in styrofoam and cardboard box. Packaging incorrectly marked with the CE mark.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0364/17       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: SKYMA
 
Name: Gun series
 
Type / number of model:  SM.0905A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product is not correctly labelled with regard to the laser. The misleading use of CE marking will lead the user to the conclusion that the product is safe and consequently use it in a manner that could cause damage to sight, as direct viewing of the laser could cause damage to the eyes.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
 

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

 
Description:  Black, spring-piston, plastic air gun with laser aimer and flash light, packed in styrofoam and in a cardboard box. Packaging incorrectly marked with the CE mark.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0365/17       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: HUANGHE - H H
 
Name: Cross Fire
 
Type / number of model:  NO.FY609B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product is not correctly labelled with regard to the laser. The misleading use of CE marking will lead the user to the conclusion that the product is safe and consequently use it in a manner that could cause damage to sight, as direct viewing of the laser could cause damage to the eyes.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
 

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

 
Description:  Black, spring-piston, plastic air pistol, with laser aimer and flash light, packed in Styrofoam and into two different cardboard box. Packaging incorrectly marked with the CE mark and there is an age warning sign (AGE: ABOVE 18 YEARS).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
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: A12/0401/17       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful and the product is not correctly labelled. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Other

 
Description:  Laser pointer
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0361/17       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  String lights
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EK-04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X000LFDNWT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The live parts of the travel adaptor can be easily touched by users as there are no safety gates preventing access. A person could touch the live part of the adaptor and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive, the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 or BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Warm white LED light string garland with UK travel adaptor. Packed in a blue box with snowy pine trees, with white stars and patterns around the edge; orange, yellow and white text written in Russian; image of Santa Claus with a circle of small yellow stars around.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0397/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Floodlight
 
Brand: nor-tec
 
Name: LED-arbejdslampe
 
Type / number of model:  74630 (LXA-ZD2924-50W)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5709386746308
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The sheath of the cable is not sufficiently resistant to cold and can crack under bending stress. If the cable is damaged the user could touch live parts.

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

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

 
Description:  LED flood light for building sites. Sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: A12/0360/17       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder
 
Brand: Keyang
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DG-1400A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  001485
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The protection guard of the tool can rotate 160º and provides insufficient protection against loose flying fragments generated during use.

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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Angle grinder packed in cardboard box. Specification: 220-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 1400 W.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0402/17       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder
 
Brand: BOSCH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  models GWS 20, 22, 24 y PWS 20, 1900, 2000 (without braking function) and GWS 24-230 JVX (with braking function)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured between June 2016 and August 2016 (models GWS 20, 22, 24 y PWS 20, 1900, 2000) and from February 2016 to October 2016 (models GWS 24-230 JVX)
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cutting or grinding wheel, together with the clamping device, could come loose when the angle grinder is in operation, leading to injury of the user.

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

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

 
Description:  Angle grinder.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0403/17       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Mini Motorbike
 
Brand: Husqvarna, KTM
 
Name: KTM 50 SX and Husqvarna TC 50
 
Type / number of model:  Husqvarna TC 50 model year 2017 , KTM 50 SX model year 2017
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drive chain connecting link might fail and as a consequence the chain can break, leading to injury of the user. Furthermore, there is a risk the user may fall which, at the speeds expected of these vehicles, could lead to severe injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: The products have not yet been sold to end consumers. The manufacturer has instructed its sales subsidiaries to replace the defective drive chain connecting link.  (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Mini motorbike (minibike) for children and young people, not intended for road transport.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Germany, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0363/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C3 Picasso
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0371*28, e2*2001/116*0371*29, e2*2007/46*0110*11
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured between 8/09/2016 and 14/10/2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The right-hand front-seat airbag may contain a faulty activator device. In the event of a side impact, the airbag would not deploy.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0369/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Wrangler
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e4*2001/116*0116*02 Type: JK
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2 March 2006 and 13 August 2010.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Dirt on the terminal spool of the steering column can lead to the driver airbag failing to be released.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0373/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Talento
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e2*2007/46*0497*01 Type: FFL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between March 2016 and October 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Details about the maximum tensile forces of the load-retaining hook in cargo spaces are incorrect. This could lead to the cargo being unsecured.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0377/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Giulietta, Mito
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e3*2007/46*0027*00, e3*2001/116*0278*09; types: 940, 955
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between September 2010 and December 2015 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a fault in the airbag propellant system, the second stage airbag might not deploy correctly or not deploy at all 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:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0386/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Indian
 
Name: Chief, Chieftain, Roadmaster, Springfield, Vintage, Chief Darkhorse, Chieftain Darkhorse
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approvals: e4*2002/24*3012*00-*04, e4*2002/24*3013*00-*03, e4*168/2013*00013*00, e4*168/2013*00014*00; types: C, T
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 2014 and 2017
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fuel line may come into contact with other parts. This may cause a fuel leakage and could generate a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0387/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger cars/ Van/ Pick-up
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Up, e-Up, Polo, Scirocco, Passat, Golf, Sportsvan, Touran, Tiguan, Amarok, T5, Transporter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0356, e1*2007/46*0623, e1*2007/46*0627, e1*2001/116*0307, e1*2001/116*0510, e1*2001/116*0471, e1*2001/116*0450, e1*2001/116*0211, e1*2007/46*0130, e1*2001/116*0220, e1*2001/116*0286, e1*2001/116*0218, e1*2001/116*0289, e13*2007/46*1167 and 1182; types: 2H, AU, AUV, 3C, 6R, 13, 5N, AD, 1T, 7J0, 7HC, 7HCA, 7HM, 7HMA, AA, AAN
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 8 July 2016 and 6 February 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Some vehicles have differences in the mixture ratio for the initiating device, which could lead to the driver and passenger airbag or seat-belt pre-tensioner not activating 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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0389/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: YZF-R3, MT-03/A
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e13*2002/24*0741 Type: RH07
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2015 and 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Engine vibrations can cause the tank to start leaking fuel. Furthermore, water seeping into the ignition lock can cause corrosion on the circuit board, which would lead to total electrical failure.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0390/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: RZR & General
 
Type / number of model:  General and General 4, RZR 900, RZR 900XC, RZR S900 RZR 4 900, RZR S1000, RZR XP/XP4 1000, RZR XP/XP4 1000 high lifter, RZR XP Turbo
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced from 02/02/2016 - 23/06/2016
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire, Injuries
 
The brake master cylinder may have been contaminated during manufacturing which may cause the front brake circuit seal to swell, which could cause a vehicle fire.
 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicle/side-by-side.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Germany, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0392/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car/ Van
 
Brand: DANGEL
 
Name: Peugeot Bipper Trak and Citroën Memo trek
 
Type / number of model:  V65P (Peugeot) e2*KS07/46*008*01, e2*2007/46*0271*02 V65c (Citroën) e2*KS07/46*0009*01, e2*2007/46*0270*02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 1 January 2012 and 30 March 2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The riser shims on the rear suspension are inadequate. As a consequence, cracks in the anchorage of the rear axle to the body might appear when the vehicle is subject to heavy-duty use.
 

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

 
Description:  Van/Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain

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Alert number: A12/0393/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: RZR & General
 
Type / number of model:  General , RXR 1000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  RXR 1000 and General produced 01/12/2005 - 15/06/16
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire, Injuries
 
The vehicle engine can misfire allowing unburned fuel to be routed into the exhaust system, which can cause excessive exhaust heat that may lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicle/Side-by-side vehicles.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Greece, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0396/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: C4, DS4
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approvals: e2*2007/46*0040, e2*2007/46*0079, e24*2007/46*0027*00; types: N, N*5FL; sales description: C4, DS4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 2009 and 2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cable of the catch inside the bonnet may be insufficiently secured. As a result, the bonnet might open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in motion, which could cause an accident.
 

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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0404/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  ATV SxS, ATV Side by Side
 
Brand: Ranger XP, Crew XP 900
 
Name: EGI Motors
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 25 April 2013 and 13 May 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:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Greece, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0366/17       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety shoes
 
Brand: Security Line
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  New Sena S3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1600013900367 and 8423268272385
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Safety shoes supplied in a cardboard box. Sample size: 38.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0368/17       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety shoes
 
Brand: SECURITY LINE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NEW LANDA EL BRN
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1600013153862 and 8435006068389
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Safety boots supplied in a cardboard box. Sample size: 38.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0383/17       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Visibility clothing
 
Brand: Makito
 
Name: TIREX
 
Type / number of model:  4648
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The retroreflective/luminance performance of the product is inadequate. As a result, the user is not sufficiently visible in situations where high visibility is essential.

This product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1150.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink visibility vest, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0384/17       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety shoes
 
Brand: TAO / Security Line
 
Name: Calzado de Seguridad (Safety shoes)
 
Type / number of model:  New Tibet S3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1600013143016 and 8423268281400
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Safety boots.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0385/17       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety shoes
 
Brand:  Security Line
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  New Sanson S3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1600013954148 and 8423268286474
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Safety boots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0391/17       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Klásek
 
Name: Dum Bum
 
Type / number of model:  P6A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  mark CE 1395, reg. no. 1395-00525/2012, year of manufacture 2016
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high and this can cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description:  Fireworks (Flash Bangers) individually embedded into a box holding 20 pieces.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0380/17       
Category:  Recreational crafts
 
Product:  Jet ski
 
Brand: YAMAHA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.) VX1050, code F4F , 2.) FA1800, code F2S, 3.) FB1800, code F2T, 4.) FC1800, code F3J, 5.) GX1800A, code F3K, 6.) GX1800, code F3L, 7.) VC1800, code F4E, 8.) VX1800, code F2W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1.) serial No 800101 to 804800, manufactured December 2015 to May 2016, 2.) serial No 813101 to 813700, manufactured September 2015 to April 2016, 3.) serial No 815901 to 819700, manufactured June 2015 to May 2016, 4.) serial No 810201 to 815600, manufactured June 2015 to May 2016, 5.) serial No 804301 to 806000, manufactured September 2015 to February 2016, 6.) serial No 803001 to 804500, manufactured September 2015 to April 2016, 7.) serial No 800101 to 802700, manufactured November 2015 to May 2016, 8.) serial No 803701 to 806500, manufactured September 2015 to February 2016
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fuel line clamp may have been incorrectly fitted which may cause the fuel line to come loose, causing the fuel to spill inside the hull.
 

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

 
Description:  Jet ski.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0357/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: ARTPRO
 
Name: Party costume
 
Type / number of model:  08-219-N6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6936065483714
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The cords in the neck area and attached to the trousers can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation or injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Black/red Ninja fancy-dress costume for children. The garment consists of a shirt bearing functional cords, trousers with functional cords (length 24 cm) and a black-coloured hood (head cover). Sample size 6.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0371/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Kitchen play set
 
Brand: ATOSA
 
Name: Kitchen
 
Type / number of model:  model 6069-1, ref. MA4536, cod. 14671
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8422259146711
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A part of the toy chopping board may come loose, generating a small part. A small child may put it 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic toy consisting of small kitchen utensils and various coloured foods. The product comes in a cardboard and plastic blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
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: A12/0374/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush dog with light and sound
 
Brand: OU XIANG
 
Name: Modish dancing dog
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 270
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8498565552805
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The dog's nose and eyes come off easily, generating small parts. A small child may inhale or ingest them, causing 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Battery-operated plush dog that emits lights and sounds. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0375/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Police Gun
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. no. 2120073738, Ref. no. A052-71 (on attached label) NO:052 (on toy pistol)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900851737382
 
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 airways.

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: a toy pistol with holster, three projectiles with suction cups, a police signaling device. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0376/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: A.I.&E.
 
Name: My Baby & Me Doll
 
Type / number of model:  Item no. 98172
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8711252981727; Batch: 2017065
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small plastic parts can be easily detached from the doll's accessories (top of plastic bottle, part of soother, etc.). A small child could 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Baby doll with various accessories (12 pcs) in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, France, Latvia, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Sweden

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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

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Alert number: A12/0381/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Magnetisk labyrint / magnetic maze
 
Type / number of model:  model 1701857
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0200017018573, Lot 84690
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The red stick, containing a magnet with a high magnetic flux, detaches easily from the toy. If a child swallows this part and other metal objects, they could attract each other causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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

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

 
Description:  Panda-shaped, magnetic toy with a maze (puzzle) containing small coloured balls on the front and a red stick which contains a magnet for moving the balls through the maze. The toy comes in a white cardboard box with a transparent plastic lid.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0394/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fishing game
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Jeu de pêche à la ligne (Fishing game)
 
Type / number of model:  Product ref.: 1214
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: 7894/2016; bar code: 26078946
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy includes a small part (wooden key) that can 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:  Rectangular, cardboard container and four wooden fishing rods with string and a magnet at the end. It includes wooden parts in the shape of fish and a treasure chest with key.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0395/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Small Foot Company (LEGLER)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  art.6449
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ean 4020972064493
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The cord can easily be stretched and, as a consequence, becomes too long, which may cause strangulation if it wraps around the child's neck.

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:  Pull-along family of 4 wooden ducks (1 big and 3 small), joined by a cord. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0398/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy
 
Brand: Janod
 
Name: Ferme
 
Type / number of model:  JO8571
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6652/JO8571/062015 EAN: 3700217385712
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (e.g. the two rear wheels) can easily detach from the toy tractor. Small children may put these 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Wooden toy set comprised of a tractor with trailer and a cow. Individually packed in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0399/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattles
 
Brand: Nowa Szkota
 
Name: Marakasy czerwone ('Red maracas')
 
Type / number of model:  PG1725
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial number 191442
 
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 shell of the maracas can tear and small parts can be released. The released small parts can be swallowed 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of two red plastic maracas/rattles packed in transparent plastic.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0362/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Serafino
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SE 15-4091
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cords on the sleeves and in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Multicolored dress intended for small girls. The garment bears functional cords in the sleeve and waist area.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/0370/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Fancy-dress accessory
 
Brand: WIDMANN
 
Name: BEARD WITH MOUSTACHE
 
Type / number of model:  COM 1353 NG
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The beard is highly flammable and can cause burns, mostly to the face, if it catches fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Fancy-dress beard with moustache. Transparent plastic packaging with cardboard inside.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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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: A12/0356/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric convector heater
 
Brand: ELDOM
 
Name: Electric convector heater
 
Type / number of model:  CW1000M, CW1500M, CW2000M, CW2500M, CW3000M
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800035710533
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product does not provide adequate protection against accidental contact with live parts, which can lead to electric shock.

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: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  The product comes in a white cardboard package with a photo of the appliance on the outside. The product itself consists of a white metallic casing containing all the electrical parts and a white power cord.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0358/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED ceiling light
 
Brand: JSG Accessories
 
Name: LED Panel Light
 
Type / number of model:  Driver: XS018-18W, Luminaire : LP-R-15W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 060215 272079
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Once the product has been installed and connected to the main electric supply, the internal voltage may jump the barriers, causing the secondary circuit to overheat and lead to a fire. The outer parts of the product may become live which could lead to a potential electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.

 

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

 
Description:  Round, white, LED, ceiling light panel - Input voltage AC85-265V, with attached LED driver - Input AC176-265V. Packaged in a printed cardboard box (20 pieces packed in a brown cardboard box).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0382/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB Charger
 
Brand: ELETRA
 
Name: Portable Charging Kit
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4894526014988
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation and the creepage and clearance distances are insufficient. The user could touch live parts of the plug and receive an electric shock.

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

 
Description:  Charging set with USB port, sold in a blister package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
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Alert number: A11/0057/17       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Life Vest
 
Brand: Aqua marina
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NGY 044
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6954521622200
 
Risk type:  Drowning
 
The products lacks information for use and has no retroreflective material for good visibility at sea.

The products does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC and relevant European standard.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Life vest packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark
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Alert number: A12/0400/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: T, D, D-Wide
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0031, e2*2007/46*0033, e2*2007/46*0322, e2*2007/46*0323, e2*2007/46*0229, e2*2007/46*0230, e2*2007/46*0162
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 3 November 2014 and 17 November 2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In certain circumstances, possible loosening of the rear suspension screw joints may occur during driving causing the rear axle to become misaligned, resulting in loss of stability and trajectory of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia