Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 17 ( Published on: 28/04/2017)
Corrigenda:
The product descriptions of notifications A12/1743/16 and A12/1748/16 published in report n° 51-2016 of 23/12/2016 have been modified at the request of the notifying national authority.
Notification A12/0192/17 has been withdrawn from report n° 8-2017 of 24/02/2017 following request of the notifying country.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0555/17       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle
 
Brand: B'TWIN
 
Name: Rockrider
 
Type / number of model:  B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size L, colour: black, ref. no.: 1864812 , B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size L, colour: dark blue, ref. no.: 2002104, B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size L, colour: yellow, ref. no.: 2046832, B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size XL, colour: black, ref. no.: 1864813 , B'TWIN Rockrider 540, size L, colour: grey, ref. no.: 1864083
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Sold between 01.10.2016 and 06.03.2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
During a ride the frame can break causing the user to fall off the bicycle and get injured.
 

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

 
Description:  Mountain bike
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Italy, Portugal, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0557/17       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: accessories
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718286040918
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The hook of the earring releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 3.3 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Earrings made of dark metal, consisting of a bent hook with two filigree leaf shapes of different sizes.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0536/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Megane
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0546*02, e2*2007/46*0546*03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured from 20/05/2016 to 18/07/2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
When the rear door is closed, the child safety lock pre-set to the 'locks activated' position can disengage.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0537/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Clio
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0327*50 to 71
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Right hand drive vehicles are affected manufactured from the start of production until 18/04/2015 in Turkey and 11/06/2015 in France.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front windscreen wiper mechanism could stop working whilst driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France, Turkey
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0544/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Camper van
 
Brand: Westfalia
 
Name: Ford Westfalia Nugget
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 81, EC type-approval: e13*2007/46*1453*03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured since 27.09.2016 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear-seat belt-mounts do not have sufficient tensile strength. In the event of an accident, they could fail.
 

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

 
Description:  Camper van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0551/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Sportsman Touring
 
Type / number of model:  Polaris Sportsman Touring 850 SP, Polaris Sportsman Touring 850 SP EU, Polaris Sportsman Touring 850 SP MD, Polaris Sportsman Touring XP 1000, Polaris Sportsman Touring XP 1000 MD, Type Approval Number: E9*167/2013*11001*00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 29/05/2014 and 04/10/2016
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The exhaust manifold side panel assembly may contact the exhaust manifold, leading to a risk of fire.



 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicles.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovakia, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0552/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Dokker
 
Type / number of model:  Model: Dokker (X67); Type approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0314 ext 80 to 81 and e2*2007/46*0030 ext 38 to 39
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 30/08//2016 and 11/10/2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking system on the side sliding doors does not work as required. In the event of a side impact, the sliding doors may consequently open leading to an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car / van
Country of origin:  Morocco
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0553/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Adam and Corsa
 
Type / number of model:  Model : Adam and Corsa E Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0379*37
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production year: 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking mechanism of the parking brake may become loose. Vehicles with a manual transmission could roll away in case no gear has been engaged while parking on a slope.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0560/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Alpina
 
Name: BMW Alpina B3 S Biturbo
 
Type / number of model:  EC type approval: e1*KS07/46*0005*
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between December 2010 and June 2011.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The flexible coupling of the drive shaft may break, causing a sudden loss of power transmission. Components may drop onto the road causing a hazard for following traffic.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0561/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-class, GLK-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*26-*29 e1*2001/116*0464*10-*12 e1*2001/116*0457*20-*25 e1*2001/116*0463*10-*12 e1*2001/116*0480*12-*15 Type: 204, 204 AMG, 204 K, 204 K AMG, 204 X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between January 2013 and October 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering coupling might not have been screwed to the correct torque specification. As a consequence, the steering coupling can become detached from the steering wheel axle and it would become impossible to steer 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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0563/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Panda
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*33 Type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between September 2016 and November 2016 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a fault in the airbag propellant system, the second stage of the side airbag might not deploy correctly or not deploy at all in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0565/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: Humbaur
 
Name: Various
 
Type / number of model:  Various
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Trailers produced between 19 October 2016 and 3 March 2017 are affected, on which wheels produced by STARCO have been mounted.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The structural integrity of the tyre is compromised, which may lead to rapid deflation while in use. This could affect the driver's control of the towing vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Trailer
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland

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Alert number: A12/0534/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Safety gate for children
 
Brand: Makeridea
 
Name: Luna
 
Type / number of model:  art. 094
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The gaps between the safety gate and the door frame/wall 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 product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Metal safety gate packaged in a cardboard box, 72 - 81 cm.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Italy

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Alert number: A12/0562/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: LORELLI
 
Name: Kangaroo
 
Type / number of model:  Red Apple
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800151915720; Lot 10010011343; manufactured in 2013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The openings for the child’s legs are too big with the risk of the child slipping through them.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13209-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Front baby carrier sold in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/0539/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy pushchair
 
Brand: Baby Barrow
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TG217903-3288-1 B-341
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902280870463
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety lock is not sufficiently resistant to load and can easily release or break, causing the pushchair to collapse. This may cause injuries to children, mainly due to entrapment of fingers between moving parts.

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 pushchair packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0548/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle set
 
Brand: ABABABY
 
Name: HAPPY TIME
 
Type / number of model:  No.2111
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 602426 843017
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rattles break easily releasing small parts. Small children may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The handles of the rattles are too long. If a small child puts the handle of a rattle in his/her mouth, the handle could obstruct the airways, posing a risk of choking.

The 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:  A yellow or fluorescent pink rattle in the shape of a kitten with a propeller on the ears and a perforated ball on the head. Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0550/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle set
 
Brand: Bomei Toys / ABABABY
 
Name: Baby Toys
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO.BM8005-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1606200402768 / 8 005564 566230
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rattles break easily, generating small parts. Small children may put them the mouth and choke.

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

 
Description:  The set consists of five colourful plastic rattles. Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0554/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: TOYS GROUP
 
Name: Zestaw militarny (Military set)
 
Type / number of model:  TG363956-0428-5-139
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5902280879725
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can detach from the projectiles. If a child puts the suction cup into mouth in order to wet it before shooting, the suction cup could detach blocking the airways.

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:  Set of two toy guns with six projectiles with suction cups. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0558/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: BULLYCAN
 
Name: SNAIL CAMERA
 
Type / number of model:  Model 2189-A; Ref. 11415
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8413419114152; Lot 1402/9000133
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The lid of the battery compartment breaks easily, giving access to the button batteries which could be swallowed by children and cause damage to internal organs including the oesophagus and the stomach.

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

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

 
Description:  A snail-shaped battery-operated plastic toy. The product is sold in a blister-cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0532/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Kärkkäinen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Kideraw16 2RAITA collegesetti
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2050003903530
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Red sweatshirt for children with a kangaroo pocket and a hood. Sizes 4-14. Sold with red trousers.
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0533/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's T-shirt
 
Brand: Favorimo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  273
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8695201042731
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones may easily be 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:  A pink T-shirt with long sleeves, for girls up to three years of age. A white textile application with glued rhinestones and the inscription SWEET are on the front. In the neck area there is also a textile ribbon.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0535/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: pink Girls
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  004249
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1601110042493
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Girls' dress with a belt and decorative rhinestones in the neck area. Sample size: 98-3
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0538/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' cardigan
 
Brand: H&M
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0394474002 7618/1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  03123040923126
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (sequins) 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:  A beige cardigan with five buttons and pink/silver decorative sequins in the neck area. Sample size: 92
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/0541/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Shoes
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wei-Wei
 
Type / number of model:  30215
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (7,7 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Women's beige shoes without packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0542/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: ALLURE.lt
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (9,3 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Women`s red leather gloves without packaging.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0543/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Vicesshoes
 
Name: Magic Fairy
 
Type / number of model:  Y406B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4450000064612
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (52 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Children's shoes. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0546/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Just Kids / Kärkkäinen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Kideraw16 4-12 DKS-02 P. collegesetti
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2050003904476
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue or grey sweatshirt for children with a kangaroo pocket (orange/blue highlights) and a hood. On the front, the text "Boxing FU XL995" is visible. Sizes 4-12. Sold with blue or grey trousers.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0549/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Cantarana / Kärkkäinen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Kideraw16 4-12 ZBH-7010 P. collegesetti
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2050003904506
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Dark blue or black sweatshirt with hood for children. On the front, the text "Division 85" is visible. Sizes 4-12. Sold with blue/black trousers.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0556/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather glove
 
Brand: Polo Motorrad und Sportswear
 
Name: Delroy Oklahoma Handschuh [Delroy Oklahoma glove]
 
Type / number of model:  31040801
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Company recall page:  http://www.polo-motorrad.de/cms/fileadmin/DE/Ueber_POLO/Pressebereich/Pressemitteilungen/Aushang_Rueckruf__Delroy_Oklahoma_Handschuh_schwarz_310408.pdf

 
Description:  A pair of black leather gloves.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0566/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Kärkkäinen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Kideraw16 01 2-14 T. collegesetti; X2042
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2050003904513; 2050003903592
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Black/white sweatshirt with hood for children. On the front, the text "New York, NY" is visible. Sizes 2-14. Sold with black/white trousers.
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0559/17       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  False eyelash glue
 
Brand: CLD Creative Lash Design
 
Name: Quick Dry Adhesive
 
Type / number of model:  CPNP notification number 2367469, black
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902308635845
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the label, the product contains hydroquinone, which can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Eyelash glue in a black plastic bottle of 5ml.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0448/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Thermodynamic water heater
 
Brand: 1) DE DIETRICH 2) BROTJE 3) CHAPPEE 4) OERTLI 5) SOFATH 6) BAXI 7) REMEHA 8) ROTHELEC 9) AJ TECH 10) OYUGAMI
 
Name: 1) KALIKO 2) SENSOTHERM / Ballon 3) Ballon 4) OEcaPac 5) BECT 6) PLATINUM 7) AZORRA 8) OSANE 9) - 10) MONOBLOC 270L
 
Type / number of model:  1) ref. TWH 200E, 300E, 300EH 2) ref. BTW 300, BTWS 300, TD 300E, TD 200E, TD 300EH 3) TD 300E, TD 200E, TD 300EH 4) OTWH 200E, OTWH 300E, OTWH 300EH, TWH 300E, TWH 300EH 5) BECT 200E, BECT 300E, BECT 300EH 6) BC ACS 300 IN E, BC ACS 300 1E, BC ACS 200 IN E, SPC 300, SPC 300 S, SPC 200 7) AZORRA 200E, AZORRA 300E, AZORRA 300EH 8) OSANE 300, OSANE 200 9) PMECS200NFA1, PMECS300NFA1, PMECS300NFA2 10) M-DHW270
 
Batch number / Barcode:  models affected have been produced between 2011 and 31/03/2016
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
In the event of abnormal overvoltage on the installation, there is a risk of fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Thermodynamic water heater.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/0545/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply
 
Brand: Shenzhen Xuan Feng Electronic Co
 
Name: ADAPTER
 
Type / number of model:  XFS-0301000
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate.

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

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

 
Description:  Power supply with four 3V outlets. Blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A12/0567/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: Anionte
 
Name: Hair Dryer
 
Type / number of model:  AT-1263DC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3856018226430
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The hair dryer can catch fire during use. Melted plastic can consequently cause burns and expose users to 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): Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Electric hair dryer in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
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Alert number: A11/0070/17       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder
 
Brand: Ferros tools
 
Name: Angle Grinder
 
Type / number of model:  BSQ6016
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Cuts
 
The tool can overheat during use causing accessible surfaces to become too hot. The dimensions of the guard are such that the guard does not fully protect the user from flying fragments in the event that the cutting disc should break.

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

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

 
Description:  Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A11/0072/17       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Angle Grinder
 
Type / number of model:  NAGKS-230
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
In the event that the cutting disc breaks the wheel guard rotates too much. As a consequence, the user could be hurt in the face by flying disc fragments.

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

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

 
Description:  Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17

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Alert number: A11/0071/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Trampoline
 
Brand: EXIT
 
Name: Bounzy Mini Trampoline
 
Type / number of model:  Bounzy, Art. Nr 10.00.55.00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718469463008
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety net is too low. Children might consequently fall off the trampoline.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
 

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

 
Description:  Mini trampoline (140 cm) packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark
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Alert number: A12/0547/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Truck/bus
 
Brand: MAN/Neoplan
 
Name: Cityliner, Jetliner, Skyliner, Starliner
 
Type / number of model:  EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0099*, e4*2007/46*0100*, e4*2007/46*0101* and individual approvals Type: B.2007.46.006, B.2007.46.007, B.2007.46.008.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between February 2007 and February 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The protection device of the 230 Volt socket on the inverter can become ineffective due to faulty cabling. The lack of protection can lead to damage to property and/or personal injury where there is a current leakage.
 

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

 
Description:  Truck/bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Portugal, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0564/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs, Atego
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0779, e1*2007/46*0775, e1*2007/46*0813, e1*2007/46*0838, e1*2007/46*0822, e1*2007/46*0682, e1*2007/46*0811, e1*2007/46*0774, e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0742, e1*2007/46*1170, e1*2007/46*1171, e1*2007/46*1174, e1*2007/46*0841, e1*2007/46*0842, e1*2007/46*1048, e1*2007/46*1049 Type: Actros 93X, Actros 963, Antos 963, Arocs 964, Atego 97X and Atego 967 Approval type: 930.16, 930,24, 932.16, 932.18, 932.33, 934.03, 934.16, 934.24, 963-0-A, 963-0-C, 963-4-A, 963-4-D, 963-4-E, 963-8-G, 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967KMU3, 970.PKI2, 970PKI3, 970PRC2, 970PRC3 BM: 930013, 930083, 930163, 930244, 932162, 932163, 932183, 932336, 934033, 934161, 934241, 963003, 963020, 963403, 963406, 963423, 963424, 964020, 964232, 964233, 964238, 964330, 964416, 967001, 967007, 967022, 967023, 967025, 967026, 967027, 967028, 967202, 967526, 970363
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 11.11.2016 and 23.03.2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the vehicles affected, a defective steering wheel screw connection can cause the steering wheel to disengage from the steering column.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands