Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 16 (Published on: 21/04/2017)
Notification A11/0046/17 in Report-2017-010 has been updated following new information from the notifying authority concerning the products affected.
Notification A12/0212/17 in Report-2017-008 has been withdrawn following a revised risk assessment by the notifying authority.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0497/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Wooden cot
 
Brand: ROBA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Model LEO, Ref. 6291SKN740462
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4005317233963
 
Risk type: Entrapment, Strangulation
 
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, the safety gate has holes where children's fingers could be trapped.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description: Children’s cot with wooden rails. It is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0518/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: MS
 
Name: Wood & Metal Safety Gate
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 141021
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436046381001
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate 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. The gate does not close automatically and a child might pass through the opening and fall down the stairs. In addition, the safety gate has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 

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

 
Description: Safety gate with measurements from 75 to 82 cm for children under the age of 24 months. The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0499/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Baby shoes
 
Brand: Superfit
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Item No 0518
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4-08324-07 and 461-20-0041 51 005
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 4.8 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: First-walker shoes for babies. The upper is made of dark and light grey leather, the edge of shoe and laces are of green fabric and the sole is made of dark grey plastic. Sample size: 21
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0500/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Fancy-dress accessories
 
Brand: PARTY FIESTA
 
Name: Body Parts
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 103690, JAP424B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1036900010008
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The beard is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire.
 

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

 
Description: Fancy-dress accessories consisting of a pirate beard and moustache and an earring, packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0515/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Baby dress
 
Brand: MAYORAL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 52920 and 52962
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The buttons on the dresses come off easily. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: One striped baby dress and one baby dress with flower motifs. A cardboard label is attached to the dresses.
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece

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Alert number: A12/0517/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Baby clothing
 
Brand: La Ormiga
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1710040702 , 1710101401
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The buttons detach easily. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: 1) Baby romper suit for age 0-24 months. 2) Shirt for babies packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0509/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Pentagon
 
Name: CO ALARM
 
Type / number of model: JLP-01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717953003744; produced in 2015
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
No indication is given in case of a defect of the sensor. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector with white coloured, plastic housing, packed in transparent blister packing
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0510/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR
 
Type / number of model: PW-916
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718781066840; PWUM 2011060301
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
No indication is given in case of a defect of the sensor. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.

 

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector in white coloured, plastic housing, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0511/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
 
Type / number of model: PW-918
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718781066857
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
The product is not marked with the recommended maximum lifetime. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector in white coloured, plastic housing, packed in a cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0512/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Blaupunkt
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector
 
Type / number of model: CO-S1
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4054512000191; M 0615
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
No indication is given in case of a defect of the sensor.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector in white plastic housing, packed in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0513/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Pentagon
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
 
Type / number of model: EAP21H
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717953003706; Produced in July 2011.
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
The product is not marked with the recommended maximum lifetime and does not have the warning to read the instructions carefully before operating or servicing. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0493/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair colouring product
 
Brand: GOLD
 
Name: Red Henna Kizil
 
Type / number of model: Colour code 5
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8691833395221; KZ002 (packaging) KZ001 (container), expiry date 04/2017
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the label, the product contains an ingredient, assumed to be 4-Amino-m-cresol. The substance is only permitted in oxidative hair colouring products with coupler substances and can cause allergic skin reactions and eye irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Hair colour product (red powder): 6 plastic sachets of 10g each supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0508/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Elbes
 
Name: CO STOP
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718868450104; ELC51010696
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
The product is not marked with the recommended maximum lifetime and does not have the warning to read the instructions carefully before operating or servicing. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description: Mains-powered carbon monoxide detector in white plastic housing, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0521/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: UV nail lamp
 
Brand: DIAMOND NAILS
 
Name: UV LAMP Professional Nail Dryer
 
Type / number of model: SM – 906
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The live wire ends of the mains cable are not properly secured. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live. In addition, accessible metal parts are separated with only basic insulation from live parts.

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

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

 
Description: Mains operated nail dryer with white casing. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0524/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: UV nail lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: UV LAMP
 
Type / number of model: FMD707
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Cuts, Electric shock, Fire
 
The plastic casing is not sufficiently heat resistant and may overheat and catch fire. The accessible metal parts of the UV tubes are separated with only basic insulation from the live parts. The wire ends of the cable are not properly secured and could detach causing them to become accessible or causing accessible metal parts to become live. If an internal short circuit occurred, the fluorescent lamp may explode causing cuts to the user. The warnings supplied with the product are insufficient.

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

 
Description: Mains operated, nail dryer with white casing. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0531/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Ring
 
Brand: Dyrberg/Kern
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Staray
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5703885286099
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the ring is too high (6,1 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: A gold-coloured ring with a decorative flower or star shape on the top.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0528/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Indoor lights
 
Brand: B&Q / Colours
 
Name: Various
 
Type / number of model: Various
 
Batch number / Barcode: Various
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The lampshade rings on some ranges of lights may fracture, allowing the shade to fall from the light fittings.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Indoor ceiling lights / wall lights / table lamps
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0529/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Desk lamp
 
Brand: Ling hang zhi xing
 
Name: LED Folding Rechargeable Table Lamp
 
Type / number of model: LHLED 5S and LED-666
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 939020 426665
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The hinge screws of the lamp can be detached without tools leaving basic insulated wires accessible. The basic insulated wires touch the sharp thread of the metal hinge screws. In case of damage to the insulation, the hinge screws, which are accessible to the user, could become live. The dimensions of the plug are such that the user may touch the live pins when plugging the battery charger into a socket outlet.

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: Black and white foldable, rechargeable portable table lamp with 24 LEDs. A battery charger is attached to the product. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0496/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1187*14-15, e13*2007/46*1188*06, e13*2007/46*1607*02-03, e13*KS07/46*0991*00, e13*KS07/46*1613*00. Type: 991, 991 Turbo, 982, 991H, 991R
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2016 to 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is a possibility that the passenger airbags were manufactured with faulty components. This may affect the triggering of the airbags which may result in full protection not being achieved 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 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0498/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Boxster, 911
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1187*14-15, e13*2007/46*1188*06, e13*2007/46*1607*02-03; type: 991, 991 Turbo, 982.
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 10 January 2017 and 10 February 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The windscreen might not be correctly bonded to the bodywork. Consequently, there is a possibility that the windscreen could become detached 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 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0501/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: Mazda 5
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e13*2001/116*0156* Type: CR1
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 11 February 2005 and 17 September 2010.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The airbag control module may have been incorrectly configured following the installation of a passenger airbag deactivation switch. As a result, the curtain airbag and the side airbag may not deploy as expected in the event of a side impact.
 

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 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0502/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Tow rope
 
Brand: Hamron
 
Name: Tow Line
 
Type / number of model: Item no. 388-618
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6940902059659
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The tow rope is not strong enough and could break during use.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Vehicle tow rope with two steel hooks. Intended for towing vehicles weighing up to 2500 kg. Packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0506/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Kangoo
 
Type / number of model: X61, e2*2001/116*0364 ext. 39 and 40, e2*2007/46*0006 ext. 34 and 35, e2*2007/46*0089*10
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 8 November 2016 and 9 December 2016 inclusive.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Cracks in the casing of the steering column could lead to fatigue rupture of the casing. This could lead to the controls under the steering wheel (indicators, lights, wipers) becoming jammed and difficult to operate. In case of rupture due to bending in the event of an impact, it could affect the steering.
 

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 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0507/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Megane
 
Type / number of model: Megane IV GT (BFB); e2*2007/46*0546 ext. 00 à 06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles concerned were manufactured between the start of production and 23 January 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
When accelerating sharply, the software does not require adequate pressure to be applied to the clutch which could cause the clutch to overheat. As a result, the vehicle might go into "back-up" mode whilst 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 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0516/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Scooter
 
Brand: Piaggio
 
Name: MP3 Yourban 300 LT and RL
 
Type / number of model: EC type-approval numbers for: MP3 Yourban RL: e3*2002/24*0577*00; e3*2002/24*0577*01 for MPR Yourban LT: e3*2002/24*0578*00
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production period 04.2014 – 11.2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rear brake line has been positioned incorrectly. As a result, it could be damaged/burnt by repeated contact with the catalyser.
 

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

 
Description: Scooter
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Luxembourg, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0523/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
 
Type / number of model: EC type-approvals: e13*2007/46*1607*00 - 03, e13*2007/46*1187*12 - 15 Types: 982, 991
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 7/10/2015 and 26/9/2016.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The mounting screws for the fuel pipe on the fuel injectors may shear off due to stress corrosion cracking. This could lead to the fuel pipe becoming detached and fuel may leak into the engine compartment.
 

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 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0530/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Driving system
 
Brand: Joysteer
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: JS-DP
 
Batch number / Barcode: The components were manufactured between December 2009 and March 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Sudden failure of the counterforce on the joystick could occur, leading to over-steering. This could lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Electronic driving system for people with physical disabilities.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0495/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Gardening gloves
 
Brand: floraworld
 
Name: Gartenhadnschuhe ('Gardening gloves')
 
Type / number of model: Item No: 012448
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4047883040965
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 32 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: One pair of gardening gloves made of light grey leather parts at the finger tips and palm and purple and white textile material with a flower pattern. Sample size L/9.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0519/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Bicycle helmet
 
Brand: Good Bike / Bottari Europe
 
Name: Bicycle helmet RACE
 
Type / number of model: art. 88849 (XS-T28)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8052194888492
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The fastening device breaks easily and the helmet can come off the user's head. As a result, the user might suffer injuries in the event of an impact.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1078.
 

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

 
Description: Bicycle helmet made of plastic material with fastening device. Size: 54-61 cm. Manufactured: 11/2015.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0494/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical mobile
 
Brand: Shengfa Toys
 
Name: Musical Mobile
 
Type / number of model: CGD-2017-01-13-0006
 
Batch number / Barcode: X000N691MR
 
Risk type: Choking, Suffocation
 
The removable rattle in the centre of the mobile, when dropped, could release a small metal ball, posing a choking hazard. The plastic bag is too thin and can cover the mouth and/or nose of a child, causing suffocation.

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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plastic musical baby cot mobile with removable plastic components suspended from cords. The product is sold inside a printed cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0503/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattles
 
Brand: HABA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1.) Greifling Lolli, ref. 300905 and 2.) Greifling Zaubermondes, ref. 301717
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4010168215327
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The connecting element can detach easily, generating a small part that a small child may put in the mouth, causing choking.

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: Manufacturer)

 
Description: Two plastic rattles: one is in the form of two intertwined crescent moons (a blue one and a yellow one) and the other has the form of an orange-coloured lollipop.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0504/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: iove mate
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ZL2010202824484
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The nose and the eye of the toy can be easily detached. The electric device and fibrous stuffing material are easily accessible. A child could put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke on it or remove the button batteries from the device and swallow them, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Soft toy in the shape of a pink kitten dressed in a pink dress, with a zip-fastener at the back and a sound-emitting device.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0505/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LOVE FASHION
 
Type / number of model: NO.7100 (on the box), BO41-B-D-0240-002 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2014113402505
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 35% 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic doll with pink hair dressed in a pink top and yellow skirt. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0520/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Doll
 
Brand: Mqxie girlz
 
Name: Lala [Doll]
 
Type / number of model: YF01C
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801006091
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 34.4 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic doll packed in a box with plastic window. Product size: 21,5 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0522/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: UNDERWRAPS
 
Name: Belly Babies - Petit Kangourou
 
Type / number of model: 1) Ref. CS810119/M , 2) Ref. CS810119/L , 3) Ref. CS810119/XL
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 897164611278, 2) 897164611285 , 3) 897164611292
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eyes on the head of the costume can easily detach, generating small parts that a child might put in the mouth, causing choking. The fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children.

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

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

 
Description: Kangaroo fancy-dress costume for children aged 2 to 4, packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0525/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Abababy
 
Name: Fashion Gril - New Style
 
Type / number of model: Item NO.8710
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 26% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.2 % 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: Plastic doll with pink hair dressed in gold top and blue-gold skirt. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0526/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Sailling (Liya)
 
Name: Barlin - Special styles
 
Type / number of model: No: ly986 A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 34% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic wedding couple dolls. The dolls are fixed to a cardboard sheet and packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0527/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Fashion
 
Type / number of model: NO.138A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 11% 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic doll dressed in a blue and gold-coloured dress. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
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Alert number: A11/0066/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children's bicycle
 
Brand: Romet
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1.) Diana 16Y (distributed: 18.09.2014 - 09.06.2016), 2.) Salto 16B (distributed: 18.09.2014 - 10.06.2016), 3.) Diana 16S (distributed: 24.08.2012 - 24.08.2016), 4.) Diana 12 (distributed: 24.08.2012 - 24.08.2016), 5.) Salto 16 (distributed: 01.09.2014 - 15.07.2016), 6.) Salto 12 (distributed: 26.08.2012 - 26.08.2016)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.)5907782765447, 2.) 5907782765507 , 3.) 5907782765453 , 4.) 5907782765413, 5.) 5907782765491, 6.) 5907782765439 & 5907782765422
 
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
 
The nuts on the cranks have sharp edges. During riding or maintenance of the bicycle, these sharp edges may cut the user's leg or fingers. The bicycle seat posts have a quick-release mechanism which may cause the seat to become unstable during the ride and the child may lose its balance and fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
 

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

 
Description: Children's bicycles equipped with 12" or 16'' wheels and additional side wheels (stabilisers), depending on the model.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A11/0069/17       
Category: Furniture
 
Product: Chair
 
Brand: SIGNAL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: H261, colour grey
 
Batch number / Barcode: B01043363
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The chair has insufficient stability and strength: the back legs and the connection can break and the user could consequently fall, which can lead to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12520.
 

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

 
Description: A chair with padded seat and backrest. The legs are made of chrome and of cylindrical form with a diameter max. 25 mm to min. 14 mm. The soft parts are made of latex foam and coated with artificial leather.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16

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Alert number: A11/0068/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Bathroom light
 
Brand: TULA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref.: 90
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8421676009074; Batch: 874/2012
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The insulation of the internal wiring could be damaged where it passes through accessible metal parts with sharp edges. This could lead to the accessible metal parts becoming live.

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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Bathroom light, 28W.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A11/0067/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy drum
 
Brand: COLOR BABY
 
Name: My First Band
 
Type / number of model: model 586-1C, ref. 24.143
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8412842241435; lot 1402816
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The peak sound pressure level of the toy drum is too high.

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

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

 
Description: Metallic coloured toy drum, incorporating a transparent part which reads "MY FIRST BAND”. It has a pink band and includes two black drumsticks. It comes in a transparent plastic bag sealed by a cardboard strip.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Latvia, Slovenia
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Alert number: A12/0492/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Vehicle component
 
Brand: Starko
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: E4-54R-0031284 Ext 00 // E4-117R-026804-S2WR2 Ext 00.
 
Batch number / Barcode: The wheels concerned were produced between 1 April 2016 and 3 March 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A defect of the tyre during mounting on the rim can lead to sudden loss of pressure, which may cause rapid deflation (air loss) while in use.
 

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

 
Description: Wheels
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0514/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citaro, CapaCity, Setra, Conecto
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090, e1*2007/46*0089, e1*2007/46*0903, e1*2007/46*0097*; types: 628 02,628 03, 628 04, 628 05, 628 21
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between November 2004 and October 2010.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
When the door action mechanism is disconnected from the power supply, the inward-swinging door has no obstacle detection device via the pressure-wave switch. If a passenger/object happens at that precise moment to be right in the middle of the doorway and is thus not detected as an obstruction, there is a risk that this person/object may become trapped.
 

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 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Sweden