Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 15 (Published on: 14/04/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number:  A12/0491/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Candle fragrances
 
Brand: TERRE DE BOUGIES / Expressions Parfumées
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: References: • CITRUS FRUIT; • PINEAPPLE; • LEBANON CEDAR; • LEMONGRASS AND GERANIUM; • COCA; • EUCALYPTUS; • WOOD FIRE; • ORANGE BLOSSOM NEW; • PASSION FRUIT; • MALABAR; • MANDARIN NEW; • CORSICAN MAQUIS; • HONEY NEW; • FIR TREE; • ORANGE; • LANDES PINE; • VERBENA; • ZEST AND SPICE; • CINNAMON.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2016 production
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The products lack the required labelling and safety cap (child-resistant fastening). Children could accidentally swallow some of the product. In addition, the cinnamon fragrance contains safrole. This substance may cause cancer, is harmful if swallowed and causes skin irritation.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Fragrances supplied in 27 ml, 250 ml and 1 litre bottles (139 different fragrances), to be diluted in wax to produce scented candles.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0477/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Wooden cot
 
Brand: SKRZAT
 
Name: ELLA 110
 
Type / number of model: SONOMA BIALY
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A small part (a spring) is accessible when the side slats are removed and can be easily detached. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 716-1.
 

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

 
Description: Wooden cot for children, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0478/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Wooden cot
 
Brand: BOBAS
 
Name: OLA
 
Type / number of model: teak
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A small part (a spring) is accessible when the side slats are removed and can be easily detached. Small children may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 716-1.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Children's wooden cot, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0444/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's jacket
 
Brand: Imperfect Girls
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 830035024476
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The cords in the hood of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Children's jacket with hood.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0445/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Mascalzone latino kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8300466000623
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The cords in the hood of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Children's sweatshirt with hood.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0446/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' leisure trousers
 
Brand: Too Bee Too
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: TF13008
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The belt of the trousers 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Girls' leisure trousers in grey with decorative belt and rhinestones.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0447/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' dress with cap
 
Brand: Cocote
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref 02-21025
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8401000155554
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The buttons on the dress detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the dress has a decorative bow in the chest/neck area that could become trapped during various activities of the child, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Blue and white dress with a matching cap, decorated with bows. To be closed with buttons at the back of the dress.
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0450/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' romper suit
 
Brand: bebessi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 2141
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8699108421415
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative half 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: Romper suit decorated with an embroidered teddy and cake, with a flower and glued half beads and rhinestones. Sample size: 74/9m.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0451/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s trousers
 
Brand: ARINO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 14005
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2009111140054
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements of the trousers 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: Blue jeans with blue lacquer belt for girls. The product is decorated with glued rhinestones, a sewn metal bow and metal rivets. Sample size: 98
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0462/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's cardigan
 
Brand: BABYLUNA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords to be tied in the chest area of the cardigan 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Girls' cardigan in pink.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0463/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: Ermanno Scervino Junior
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords to be tied in the chest area of the jacket 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Babies' beige sleeveless jacket. Sample size: 6.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0466/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather gloves
 
Brand: Polo Motorrad und Sportswear
 
Name: Spirit Motors Biker’s black leather glove 2.0
 
Type / number of model: 31015001040
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 29 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: A pair of black leather motorcycle gloves, previously known as ‘Spirit Motors Smarty’.
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number:  A12/0469/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair colouring product
 
Brand: GOLD
 
Name: 1.) Chestnut Henna, 2.) Red Henna 3.) Black Henna
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 8691833395139; 8691833395146, KS002 (packaging), KS001 (container), BBD 04/2017 , 2.) 8691833395214; 8691833395221, KZ002 (packaging), KZ001 (container), BBD 04/2017, 3.) 8691833395153; 8691833395160, SY002 (packaging), SY001 (container), BBD 04/2017
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the labels, the products contain ingredients, assumed to be Toluene-2,5-diamine, 4-Amino-m-cresol and 1,4-Phenylenediamine (PPD). The substances are only permitted in oxidative hair colouring products with coupler substances and can cause skin and eye irritation. The labelling, instructions and warnings are inadequate.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Hair colouring product (brown powder) supplied in 6 plastic bags of 10g, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0475/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body lotion
 
Brand: PRIMO BAGNO
 
Name: Orange Cinnamon
 
Type / number of model: PB-82909
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5203990829094; Batch No.: 0278-109 / PROD 100815
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains Cinnamal (measured value: 0.168% by weight) which may cause allergic skin reactions.
 

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

 
Description: Body lotion in transparent plastic container (350 ml) with dispenser. The container has a label that is decorated with pictures of orange slices and cinnamon sticks.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0456/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Charger
 
Brand: SBS
 
Name: Travel Charger & Cable
 
Type / number of model: TETRAVKITMIC1A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8018417191558
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate.

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

 
Description: Travel charger intended for use with mobile phones. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia

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Alert number:  A12/0472/17       
Category: Furniture
 
Product: Chair
 
Brand: FANNY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: art. 42168-001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode : 5705525008252 , Batch : 4510696170
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The chair's legs have insufficient stability and strength and can easily deform. The chair could consequently fall over or break during use, injuring the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1335.
 

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

 
Description: A chair with a hard seat and back made of plywood. The legs of the chair are made of chrome steel tubes. External measurements: height 860 mm, width 470 mm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0449/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: SerPaCo
 
Name: 4 pairs earrings
 
Type / number of model: Season: 216 WGR:621 Order: 6594500; GS30152-201651-613708-65945/00
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 65945006211009000199; 2.) 65945006211003300199
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value up to 9.88 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)

 
Description: 4 pairs of earrings: 1 pair with decorative rhinestone, 1 pair with reddish or black pearl, 1 pair with silver-coloured cloverleaf, 1 pair with reddish or black semi-sphere.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number:  A12/0460/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Wristwatch
 
Brand: Souris d'Or
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the ring is too high (6,1 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

Nickel release, from products with prolonged skin contact, above the limit set by the REACH legislation, is assessed to pose a serious risk to the people already sensitized nickel, and to increase the risk of sensibilization of more people in the population.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Wristwatch in black and golden metal, with black rubber watchband.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0461/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Bracelet
 
Brand: By Malene Birger
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the bracelet is too high (2,0 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. Nickel release, from products with prolonged skin contact, above the limit set by the REACH legislation, is assessed to pose a serious risk to the people already sensitized nickel, and to increase the risk of sensibilization of more people in the population.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Golden bracelet with square stone
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0474/17       
Category: Lighters
 
Product: Lighter
 
Brand: Matteo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: H15 (on the product); SY-59 3D Label Birds (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999071005715; Art No.162004
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children. Children 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, 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: Lighters with 3D images of birds. Depending on the angle, different images of the birds can be seen which gives the illusion of motion and is appealing to children.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0487/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rice Lights TWINKLE
 
Type / number of model: KD-240L
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The product is recommended for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture.

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

 
Description: Lighting chain with 240 miniature blue lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0452/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Superb
 
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0326 Type: 3T
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles were manufactured between 3 and 30 August 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to abnormalities in the chemical composition of the initiating device, the seat belt tensioner on the passenger seats may fail to trigger 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: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number:  A12/0453/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Shock absorber
 
Brand: Tenneco
 
Name: Monroe Federbein
 
Type / number of model: Type number, EAN Code, Article number: E7093 , EAN-Code 5 412096 479113 E7099 , EAN-Code 5 412096 479045 G8114; EAN-Code 5 412096 479120.
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicle parts were manufactured between 1 June 2016 and 10 June 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A defective welding seam can lead to the breakage of the shock absorber mount. This can lead to the loss of vehicle control.
 

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

 
Description: Shock absorber
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0457/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class, CGI, C-Class, CL, CLA, CLK, CLS, E-Class, G-Class, GL, GLA, GLC, GLE, GLS, GLK, GTS, M-Class, R-Class, S-Class, SLK
 
Type / number of model: Types: 176, 245G, 169, 245, 246, 204, 204K, 216, 209, 218, 211, 211K, 212, 212K, 207, 454, 451, 463, 164G, 166, 204X, 197, 221,164, 251, 231, 230, 171, 172
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2003 and December 2016 and received an update of the control unit coding over the period from 3 to 5 December 2016 in a garage.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Following the update of the control unit coding, the coding parameters of the control unit could be defective. This could give rise to various unplanned reactions in the vehicle: the wrong airbag could be triggered in the event of an accident, the airbag control unit may not recognise the belt buckle status, the engine control unit could be coded with a false maximum speed or various assistance systems may not function.
 

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
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number:  A12/0459/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: G-Class
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*96/79*0064*36, e1*KS07/46*0045*00 Types: 463, G463 4x42.
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured in June 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cable between the inner door handle and the door lock may not be strong enough to withstand the highly increased force which may be needed after an accident to unlock the door from the inside. In this case, the occupants may not be be able to leave the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number:  A12/0464/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Vehicle component
 
Brand: BPW
 
Name: One-piece spar for caravans
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Components produced between August 2016 and December 2016 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A defective weld seam may result in breakage of the longitudinal spar.
 

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

 
Description: One-piece spar for caravans, part of a caravan chassis. Vehicles of the following brands are affected: Knaus Tabbert /model Weinsberg, CaraOne 450/480/500/550/740 and CaraTwo 450, ADRIA / model Aviva 133/134/136, from model year 2016 on.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Slovenia

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Alert number:  A12/0470/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Trafic
 
Type / number of model: e2*98/14*0213 ext. 52 0 55 e2*2007/46*0014 ext. 25 à 26 e2*2007/46*0104 ext. 10 à 11
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 13 May 2015 and 20 January 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The tyre pressures specified on the information label may be incorrect. The width of the spare wheel may be incorrect.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, United Kingdom

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Alert number:  A12/0471/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Traveller and Expert
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*00, e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0533*00, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02, e2*2007/46*0533*03
 
Batch number / Barcode: Expert: manufactured between 22/01/2016 and 29/09/2016, Traveller: manufactured between 01/02/2016 and 29/09/2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Seals are missing on certain bodywork interfaces. As a consequence, water could enter the vehicle compartment and cause the airbag control box to malfunction which could lead to the unforeseen deployment of the airbag.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Alert number:  A12/0479/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208, 2008, 508, Partner, Expert
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*33 (208); e2*2007/46*0070*34 (2008); e2*2007/46*0080*31 (508); e2*2001/116*0365*29 (508); e2*2007/46*0001*24 (508); e2*2007/46*0001*25 (Partner III); e2*2007/46*0533*03 (Expert 4).
 
Batch number / Barcode: 208: Manufactured between 13 May 2016 and 22 June 2016; 2008: Manufactured between 14 May 2016 and 22 June 2016; 508: Manufactured between 25 May 2016 and 13 July 2016; Partner III: Manufactured between 29 April 2016 and 12 July 2016; Expert 4: Manufactured on 25 August 16.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A problem with a component of the gearbox actuator could prevent gear changing or cause the driver to change to the wrong gear. This could lead to the vehicle moving in the opposite direction to that intended by the driver.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car / van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Alert number:  A12/0480/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*37
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 5 January 2017 and 25 January 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A failure in the manufacturer’s gluing process when assembling the rear spoiler could lead to parts of the spoiler detaching while the vehicle is moving, causing 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: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number:  A12/0481/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Cactus, DS5, Berlingo
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0440*05 (C4 Cactus); e2*2007/46*0156*09 (DS5); e2*2001/116*0366*29; e2*2007/46*0002*04; e2*2007/46*0002*25 (Berlingo III).
 
Batch number / Barcode: C4 Cactus: Manufactured between 26 April 2016 and 29 August 2016; Berlingo III: Manufactured between 28 April 2016 and 24 August 2016; DS5: Manufactured between 22/06/2016 and 16/08/2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A problem with a component of the gearbox actuator could prevent gear changing or cause the driver to change to the wrong gear. This could lead to the vehicle moving in the opposite direction to that intended by the driver.
 

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
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number:  A12/0482/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Gardening gloves
 
Brand: CUATRO GASA BEHOLI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: SL-600
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436026597088
 
Risk type: Cuts
 
The gloves are wrongly labelled with regard to the blade cut resistance: Users might think that they are sufficiently protected against sharp objects and suffer cuts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE) and the relevant European standards EN 388 and EN 420.
 

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

 
Description: Protective gloves, impregnated, coated or covered. They are sold without packaging, with a card label. The front of the label carries the product name, the brand and a statement to the effect that they are ‘special for gardening’.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0454/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toys
 
Brand: A.I.&E.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Item no. 49305
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8711252493053; Batch: 2024139
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The wheels of the truck can be easily detached. A 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): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Wooden toy trucks in different colours, wrapped in plastic foil packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number:  A12/0455/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy machine gun
 
Brand: Dongshengfeng
 
Name: MACHINE GUN SUPER COMBAT MISSION
 
Type / number of model: A558-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 686860 032508
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high and can consequently cause temporary 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: Battery-operated toy gun with sound effects and laser lights. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0458/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SUper gun
 
Type / number of model: 5505
 
Batch number / Barcode: Art: A988-I-J-0096-002
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high and can consequently cause temporary 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: Battery-operated toy machine gun with sound effects and flashing lights. Packaging: plastic bag with cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0465/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Feng Fa Toys
 
Name: S.W.A.T AUTO ELECTRIC GUN
 
Type / number of model: AK47-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 686860 032454
 
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: Battery-operated toy imitating an AK47 machine gun. During the operation, plastic munitions eject from the gun. The gun barrel moves back and forth and emits flashing red light. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0467/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Playground equipment
 
Brand: TOFFOLI giochi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ELEPHANT model
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Entrapment, Injuries
 
The head or the neck of a child playing with the product can get stuck between the trunk and the head of the elephant causing entrapment. A child can be injured if he puts his fingers in the spring.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1176.
 

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

 
Description: Playground equipment intended for public use. Oscillating ride, mounted on a spring, in the shape of an elephant.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0468/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy pushchair
 
Brand: Saica
 
Name: Peppa Pig
 
Type / number of model: Reference 9164
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 421440 091649 — placed on the French market by GIFI from August 2016.
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small plastic components of the wheels can detach. A small child may put these parts 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: Distributor)

 
Description: Pink and white toy pushchair for children over the age of two.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0473/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guitar
 
Brand: Xin Anda / Happy Star
 
Name: Gitara na baterie ('Battery guitar')
 
Type / number of model: 1.) Art. No. MPA01296, 2.) Art. No. MP32591T, HK-953
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 5900368012965, 2.) 5900368325911
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The straps do not have a quick release mechanism which could lead to strangulation when worn around the 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Toy guitars made of coloured plastic material, powered by batteries. Depending on model there are several buttons emitting sound when pressed. To each guitar there is a strap attached (length approx. 660 mm). The products are supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0483/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: GOODMARK
 
Name: CAPE
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 1401700-96 Lot: 360317
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5414635055413
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The cape has cords with free ends in the neck area that may get caught 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Black fancy-dress cape, sold in a transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0484/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress wig
 
Brand: TIGER
 
Name: Paryk - Wig
 
Type / number of model: ref. 1202508,
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0200012025088, batch 81600
 
Risk type: Suffocation
 
The plastic of the packaging is too thin: If a child plays with it, the plastic might cover the nose and mouth, causing the child to suffocate.

The product does not comply with 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: Orange, fancy-dress wig with a green part on the top. The product comes in plastic packaging with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number:  A12/0485/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: X POLICE SET
 
Type / number of model: NO.653
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Toy police set including two plastic guns, five projectiles with suction cups, a target plate and two transceivers. Packaging: blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0486/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Abababy
 
Name: POLICE ACTION
 
Type / number of model: NO. 444-35
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2040201444355
 
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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Toy police set including four plastic guns, twelve projectiles with suction cup and plastic handcuffs. Packaging: blister
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0488/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: DEAR
 
Type / number of model: NO. LY-1886
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di(2-etylhexyl) 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, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates 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: Plastic doll set including a blue-haired mermaid doll with accessories (a comb, a mirror, a headband a necklace and three button batteries). Packaging: blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0489/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Fourtoys
 
Name: Fashion Design
 
Type / number of model: 8088A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6900000000953
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.3 % by weight).

These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates 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: Small, plastic mermaid doll with purple hair. Packaging: cardboard backing.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 

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Alert number:  A12/0490/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy helicopter
 
Brand: Casa Hiralal
 
Name: Mini Plane
 
Type / number of model: Ref 668-13
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8498565552836
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The helicopter blade comes off easily, generating a sharp protruding part which may injure a child.

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: Toy friction helicopter.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
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Alert number:  A11/0062/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Glue
 
Brand: Tremco illbruck
 
Name: CT040 Kontaktiliima Superb
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7314920981053
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The glue contains toluene (measured value: 0.8%).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Glue in a 40 ml white tube with green and yellow label, supplied in a cardboard-blister packaging.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Other
 

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Alert number:  A11/0063/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Glue
 
Brand: SOUDAL
 
Name: CYANOFIX 84A
 
Type / number of model: Exp. date: 02.06.2017.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5411183085800; Batch number: 15170SMD6584
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The glue contains toluene (measured value: 0.17% by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Glue in a 20 g white plastic tube with cap, supplied in a yellow cardboard-blister packaging.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Other
 

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Alert number:  A11/0059/17       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Angle grinder
 
Brand: FELISATTI
 
Name: Angle grinder
 
Type / number of model: AG115/1000 Serial no. 10304.0080 Year of manufacturing 02/2014 Ø115mm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Injuries
 
The insulation is insufficient and parts of the angle grinder could become live.
The guard does not protect the user properly and if the disc disintegrates, flying fragments could consequently cause injuries to the eyes.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Red and black angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Other
 

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Alert number:  A11/0060/17       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Angle grinder
 
Brand: SHARKS
 
Name: UHLOVÁ BRÚSKA ('Angle grinder')
 
Type / number of model: Model SH 950 SHK235 DB5008 Year of manufacturing 2015 Ø125mm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Injuries
 
The insulation is insufficient and parts of the angle grinder could become live.
The guard does not protect the user properly and if the disc disintegrates, flying fragments could consequently cause injuries to the eyes.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Other
 

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Alert number:  A11/0061/17       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Angle grinder
 
Brand: nupower EVOLUTION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Model NPE115 PL001040 Year of manufacturing 2014/29 Ø115mm
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8016738708059
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The guard does not protect the user properly and if the disc disintegrates, flying fragments could consequently cause injuries to the eyes.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Other
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
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Alert number:  A12/0476/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citaro
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090 Types: 628 02, 628 03.
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between December 2015 and March 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The door system (Compact All-round Drive System - CADS) does not function correctly and the door may be opened unintentionally. There is a risk that people could fall out of the vehicle and be injured.
 

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
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, United Kingdom