Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 14 (Published on: 07/04/2017)
Corrigendum : Notification A12/1686/16 in Report-2016-051 has been updated at the request of the notifying authority.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0419/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Liquid capsule detergent
 
Brand: PUNTOMATIC
 
Name: Cápsulas Puntomatic Explosión de Perfume
 
Type / number of model: lots L-X6166C y L-X6273C
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8410046500860
 
Risk type: Damage to sight
 
The capsule is not suffiiciently resistant to compression and can burst when squeezed. As a result, the liquid contained in the capsule could be projected into the user's eyes.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the Regulation (EC) 648/2004 on Detergents.
 

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

 
Description: Concentrated liquid detergent, 'Cápsulas Puntomatic'. Each package contains 12 concentrated liquid detergent capsules.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0411/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Playpen
 
Brand: AMAL II / BABIES'R'US
 
Name: Parc Pliant HUGO (Folding playpen Hugo)
 
Type / number of model: HUGO model - manufacturer reference 1413699; Toys R Us reference SKN709110
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5907751413699; 11526016
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The gaps between the bars of the playpen are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. Moreover, the snag points in the corners of the cot could pose a risk of strangulation if the child's clothing gets caught. The bars may detach and the child could fall out of the playpen or leave it without supervision.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.
 

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

 
Description: White folding playpen with a three-height adjustable base for children up to the age of 24 months. Specified dimensions of 102xl92x75 and maximum weight of 15 kg.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0420/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Handbag
 
Brand: 5th Avenue
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article numbers: 4102230 and 4102231
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather in various parts of the bag (e.g. the strap of the handbag) is too high (measured value: up to 62 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: Importer)

 
Description: Ladies' handbag made of beige or black suede with leather fringes, interior beige textile lining, inner pocket with zipper, large pockets; magnetic fastener, strap bracket and adjustable buckle made of silver-grey metal; not packaged.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0438/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' dress
 
Brand: HANNY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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: Long sleeve dress for babies. The product is available in white and pink and decorated with glued rhinestones.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0439/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: Mộ me fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 900781
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones and beads 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: Sleeveless white dress for small girls. The product is decorated with glued or sewn sequins, beads and tulle flowers. Sample size: 24M.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0431/17       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Decorative towel
 
Brand: MAKRO/ PROhome
 
Name: Rucník v poháru (' Towel in a cup')
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO./KAT.: GF23186/69669
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8581390696698
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the decorative cherry on the towel may be mistaken for foodstuff. It can be easily detached from the stem: children may put it in the mouth and choke.

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

 
Description: A yellow decorative towel in a paper coffee cup decorated with a small cherry. Packaged in a transparent packaging with inscriptions BEST WISHES and closed with a golden ribbon.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0435/17       
Category: Lighters
 
Product: Novelty lighter
 
Brand: ASh
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children, who may play with it and cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of an MP3-player.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0421/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: LED´s Light Pro
 
Name: 230V LED Floodlight
 
Type / number of model: 230001
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 718692 340965
 
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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: LED floodlight, sold in a grey cardboard box. Electrical speecifications: DB-11W, 230V, 50Hz, class II, IP65
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0440/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Rechargeable LED floodlight
 
Brand: Green Power
 
Name: 10W Rechargeable floodlight LED
 
Type / number of model: Battery charger:SM-333B , Floodlight: GT-T03W10RG
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The battery charger supplied with the LED floodlight poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distance between the live primary circuit and accessible secondary circuit is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description: Rechargeable LED floodlight supplied with a battery charger ("AC/DC adaptor"). Sold in a green cardboard box. Electrical specifications: DS - 10W, 12VDC / 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, class II/III, IP65, Battery 7.4V, 4400mA
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0442/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Desk lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: STOLNÁ LAMPA/STOLNÍ LAMPA ('table lamp')
 
Type / number of model: S-1204, colour: red
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8594026148539 (on the box), 8594026148669 (on the label on the box)
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The bottom cover of the lamp does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can be easily broken, exposing users to live parts.

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

 
Description: A red and black desk lamp supplied with a bulb. Electrical specifications: 230V~/50Hz/40W/E27. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0427/17       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Mini electric motorcycle
 
Brand: Kid' zzz N' Quad' zzz
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: model ZZZ 350
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Entrapment, Injuries
 
The fairing does not provide adequate cover for the chain at the rear wheel axle level. As a consequence, clothing could become caught or children's fingers could be trapped.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 16029.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)

 
Description: Mini electric motorcycle for children of +6 years of age.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0413/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Tesla
 
Name: S
 
Type / number of model: Type: 002 EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0667
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2012 and 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Defects in the gas generator of the passenger airbag lead to uncontrolled unfolding when the airbag is triggered. The excessively high internal pressure can damage the airbag casing, metal particles can come loose, causing injuries to the vehicle occupants.
 

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 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0415/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycles
 
Brand: Ducati
 
Name: Multistrada 1200, Multistrada 950
 
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e3*168/2013*00001 Type: AA Sales name: Multistrada 1200, Multistrada 950
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2016 and 2017.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
A potential defect in the fuel tank could lead to fuel leakage at the fuel level sensor retaining ring nut, with a risk of fire if the leaking fuel comes into contact with a hot surface.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0416/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Giulietta
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e3*2007/46*0027*20 Type: 940
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between April 2016 and May 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) control unit is inadequate and can lead to the malfunction of the ABS functions. As a result, the wheels might lock in unexpected situations.
 

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 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Greece, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0417/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Betamotor
 
Name: ALP 4.0, M4
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*92/61*0179*05, e1*92/61*0179*06 Type: T2
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 29 May 2015 and 19 April 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to a problem during the production procedure, a plastic deformation of the fork tubes could occur during normal use which could cause them to break. As a consequence the driver could lose control over the motorcycle.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0422/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: Mazda 6
 
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0203*ff Type: GG1
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 14 March 2005 and 9 April 2007.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The casing of the driver and passenger airbag generator may burst when the airbag is triggered due to excessive internal pressure. This can result in metal splinters injuring the vehicle occupants.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0423/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: TWINGO III
 
Type / number of model: Renault TWINGO III (X07 R4S) e2*2007/46*0457 ext. 00 to 04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Renault TWINGO III (X07 R4S) from the start of the series until 6 July 2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to possible breaking of the welds, there is a risk of the outer covering of the bonnet detaching while driving.
 

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 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0425/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: TWINGO III (X07)
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0457 ext. 00 à 08
 
Batch number / Barcode: Renault TWINGO III (X07) manufactured from the start of the series until 13 December 2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The covering of the spoiler might come loose and pieces of the tailgate glass may detach while driving.
 

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 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0428/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: i3
 
Type / number of model: Types: BMWi-1 EC type approval: e1*2007/46*1213, e1*KS07/46*1213, models with range extender (plug-in hybrid)
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 9 September 2013 and 30 December 2016.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Inappropriate routing might cause a leakage on the fuel tank ventilation line over time. As a result, fuel vapours may get into the engine compartment resulting in the risk of a fire.
 

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 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0408/17       
Category: Other
 
Product: Sky lanterns
 
Brand: Lanterna Sky
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: LX-0668
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8053908540668
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cord contains and may release friable chrysotil-asbestos fibres. Asbestos fibres are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Paper sky lantern with cord supporting the structure of the lantern, wrapped in transparent packaging
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0414/17       
Category: Other
 
Product: Step ladder
 
Brand: CM
 
Name: Taburete de Aluminio ('Aluminium stool')
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8424906918078
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The steps are not strong enough and could deform during use. There is no safety device to prevent the steps from opening and closing when in use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14183.
 

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

 
Description: Three-step, folding, aluminium ladder, packed in transparent plastic with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0407/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toys
 
Brand: Giav Toys
 
Name: Gommosi
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toys contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 0.5 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: Toy figurines in the form of Snow White and the seven dwarves made of plastic material.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0409/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Doll [Lalka]
 
Type / number of model: TG218912-532-11
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280871668
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 34 % 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 mermaid doll with violet hair and pink tail, packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0410/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy pushchair
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pushchair [Wozek]
 
Type / number of model: NO.53007A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801001805
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The pushchair collapses easily because the locking device breaks easily. As a consequence, children's fingers may become trapped between moving parts, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Pink pushchair for dolls. Its frame is made of metal tubes (diameter 13 mm), connected with rivets, and it is equipped with a detachable seat made of textile material (width 180 mm). Packed in plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0412/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: LED Finger lamps
 
Brand: Funtime
 
Name: LED Disco Fingers
 
Type / number of model: EG7855
 
Batch number / Barcode: 035594000457
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The casing of the lights can easily break and the button cell batteries become accessible. These may be put in the mouth and swallowed by a child, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description: A set of four multi-coloured LED finger lights containing button cell batteries and fitted with elastic bands to attach to the fingers. Cardboard and blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0418/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy
 
Brand: HEMA
 
Name: Wooden Farm in Box
 
Type / number of model: 15.18.2028
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small wooden parts can easily detach from the toy (front wheels, axis, wooden parts of box, etc.). 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Wooden farm with 5 play figures, packed in a wooden carrying box / stable.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0424/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy car
 
Brand: WINNER TOYS
 
Name: Model Car 3D LIGHT
 
Type / number of model: No.3999
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound level is too high and can 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: Black and white plastic toy car can be operated with 3 batteries. The product emits sounds and flashing lights during operation. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0426/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical toy
 
Brand: ABABABY
 
Name: Music instrument
 
Type / number of model: 8806-6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3050202687032
 
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: Plastic toy in the shape of a cat which produces various sounds and flashing lights when the buttons or keys are pressed. The toy operates with three 1.5V "AAA" batteries. Packaging: cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0429/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bubble toy
 
Brand: Sick Science
 
Name: BUBBLE BLAST
 
Type / number of model: Ref XAT-6130
 
Batch number / Barcode: 813268013961
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The liquid of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 1.1 x 10<sup>3</sup> cfu/ml). There is a risk of contracting an infection as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

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

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

 
Description: A kit for making bubbles that bounce without bursting. The kit contains a pair of cotton gloves, two plastic pipettes, 225 ml of liquid for making bubbles and an instruction sheet. For children over the age of six. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0430/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy with DVDs
 
Brand: CinéJeux
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3760262280066
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The panda's head detaches easily, 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Jointed wooden toy sold in a cardboard box with 2 DVDs (Les Bisounours and Le LORAX).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0432/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 1.) Beautiful, 2.) Modern Happy
 
Type / number of model: 1.) Reference 632, Item 9032; , 2.) Reference 611, Item 9034
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 8435351290329 , 2.) 8435351290343
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values more than 20 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: 1.) A cardboard box with window containing two dolls and two puppies. 2.) A cardboard box with window containing two dolls.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0433/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy musical instrument
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electronic Organ
 
Type / number of model: No.3716; CJ-0686100 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2000006861009
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure 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, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Battery-powered, plastic synthesizer which produces 12 sounds or 8 melodies. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0434/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Standing Angel Doll
 
Type / number of model: 303D
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure 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: Blonde-haired doll with violin. The battery-powered doll emits music. Packaging: pink cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0436/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super Police Space
 
Type / number of model: Item No. 883-5A-Lotto 2016
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999057771290
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 4.1 % 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, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Toy police play set including a black plastic toy gun, three projectiles with suction cup, a police badge, handcuffs and a truncheon. Packaging: blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0437/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: REGIO Játék
 
Name: Super Gun
 
Type / number of model: Special Forces NO.5805C
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5996055253131
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 4.6 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 21% 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 toy police set includes a black/brown plastic toy gun, three projectiles with pink suction cups, safety glasses and three plastic ducks. Packaging: blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0441/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Push-along toy
 
Brand: Dromader
 
Name: Pchanka
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6900368667966
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Various small parts can be easily detached from the toy. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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: Push-along toy that resembles a bird. Supplied in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
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Alert number: A11/0058/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Referee Kit
 
Brand: TIGER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: lote 84381
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0200017018450
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss.

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: Referee kit which includes a whistle and two cards, one red and one yellow. Transparent plastic and cardboard packaging with the label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Latvia, Sweden
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Alert number: A12/0406/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citaro
 
Type / number of model: Approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090 Types: 628 02, 628 03
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured in 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to a defective spline of the steering shaft, the upper spline of the steering shaft can come loose. This leads to loss of steerability.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark