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Report 19 (Published on: 12/05/2017)
A11/0026/17 has been temporarily withdrawn from report n° 9/2017 of 3/3/17 at the request of the national authority while further investigation is ongoing to determine the risk of the product.
A11/0125/16 published in report n° 8/2017 of 24/2/17 has been updated at the request of the national authority with relevant information on the product identification and on the measures taken.
A12/0544/17 published in report n° 17/2017 of 28/4/17 has been updated at the request of the national authority with new information concerning the production dates of the vehicles affected.
A12/0472/17 published in report n° 15/2017 of 14/4/17 has been updated at the request of the national authority to indicate the batch number of the products affected.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0601/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: BULSEN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Code: 234
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8680445162345
 
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: White dress for girls with decorative elements. Sample size: 74
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0613/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Liquid soap cream
 
Brand: dm Balea
 
Name: Creme Seife Buttermilk & Lemon
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Lots: 637541 and 637542 with MDD: 06.2019
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The product contains a high count of <i>Enterobacter gergoviae</i> (measured value 2 x 10⁶ cfu/g) which could cause localised skin reaction and eye infection, particularly in consumers with a weakened immune system.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Measures ordered by public authorities: Other

Company recall page: 

 
Description: White dispensing bottle (500 ml) with yellow dispensing pump, mainly yellow printed text.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0600/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric mosquito killer
 
Brand: PEST KILL
 
Name: Matainsectos - Insect Killer
 
Type / number of model: DPK-461
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436538301708
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The casing for the device does not sufficiently protect the user against contact with 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Electric mosquito/insect killer packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0609/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Newtop
 
Name: Adaptor
 
Type / number of model: NT-6798
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8054686067989
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible.

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

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

 
Description: Adaptor with three plugs (Europe, US and UK) and one socket.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0614/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: Captur, Kadjar
 
Type / number of model: Captur: e2*2001/116*0327*66 to 72. Kadjar: e2*2007/46*0475*00 and 01.
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned are: Captur 1.5 dCi 110 hp manufactured between the start of production and 4 September 2015 (7 588); Kadjar 1.5 dCi 110 hp with manual gearbox manufactured between the start of production and 1 July 2015 (2 973). Kadjar 1.5 dCi 110 hp with automatic gearbox manufactured between the start of production and 2 July 2015 (900).
 
Risk type: Environment
 
Due to a calibration error in the engine management controller, the after-treatment system for nitrogen oxides (NOx) is progressively saturated with sulphur. This leads to bad functioning of the nitrogen oxides (NOx) trap, reducing its efficiency in decontaminating NOx emissions.
 

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 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0597/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Educational toy
 
Brand: FUNNY TOYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: D806-A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8429283032584
 
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
 
The wheels can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the string to pull the toy is too long; if it wraps around a child's neck, it could lead to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Orange plastic toy in the shape of a radio with little wheels and a green handle. There are various holes in the toy in geometric shapes into which plastic figures can be inserted. A string with a ring is attached to the lower part of the toy. No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0598/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy car
 
Brand: Gazelo Toys
 
Name: Autko [Toy car]
 
Type / number of model: G037797-669-821
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5907773927167
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The antenna and siren can easily be detached from the toy, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Toy police car with mechanical propulsion. Made of coloured plastic material. There is a police siren and antenna attached to the toy with pins. Packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0599/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy bee
 
Brand: Xunhua / Gazelo Toys
 
Name: Tip Lorry Happy/ Pszczolka przewrotka
 
Type / number of model: No. V313; G080013-V313-3545
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5907773969983
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The wheels can be easily detached from the toy, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic toy in the shape of a bee, powered by batteries. The toy is equipped with wheels which have tyres made of soft plastic material. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0602/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mermaid
 
Type / number of model: NO.916 (on the packaging), Art No: 5B041-C-C-0432-002 (ona label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2015173003503
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 37% 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 mermaid doll with blue hair. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0603/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ptak [Bird]
 
Type / number of model: TG364037-20286-1-418
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280879138
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy contains small parts (the eggs) that are easily accessible. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Push-along toy in the shape of a bird, made of plastic material. On the top of the toy there is a covered container destined for 3 small plastic eggs, added to the set. When pushed, the toy drops the eggs and emits a sound. Packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0606/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Winni
 
Name: Magic Hair
 
Type / number of model: NO.HX9B52
 
Batch number / Barcode: 690000003992
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.17 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: The doll set consists of a doll, 3 tubes of hair colouring and a hairbrush. Packaging: plastic box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0607/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Turbo Racing League/ Strzelba [Gun]
 
Type / number of model: MKG825994
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991208259946; Batch no.: A048/1571
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The projectiles are too small: if a child playing with the toy puts the projectile into the mouth, it can easily be swallowed and cause 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Toy gun set with three plastic balls and four projectiles (made of foam with suction cups at their ends). The gun can shoot with balls or projectiles (depending on used adaptor). Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0608/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: VIGE
 
Name: BLOCK
 
Type / number of model: Art. TLF3003
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8429283007230
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The pink wheels inside the bottle become detached easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic baby's bottle containing various coloured parts to be assembled (wheels, screws, building blocks of different sizes, etc.). The bottle is packed in a plastic net, closed by a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0610/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: POLICE ENSEMBLE
 
Type / number of model: No.1399-1A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1506503292076 (on a label)
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 10 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 25% 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.

The suction cups can also easily be 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: The set includes: a toy rifle, a toy gun, 3 larger and three smaller projectiles with suction cup, a plastic knife, a police badge, a wrist watch and a hand grenade. Packaging: blister pack
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0611/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy rifle
 
Brand: Kaican Toys
 
Name: Crystal Bullet Gun
 
Type / number of model: No. C659
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1609050421057
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The foam projectiles with suction cups can be easily torn, forming small parts. The detached small parts could be swallowed by children, causing them to choke.

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

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

 
Description: Black plastic rifle with 5 foam projectiles with suction cups and packets of dry hydrogel bullets. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0612/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy rifle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ASSAULT - SUPER M16
 
Type / number of model: No.M16
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1607190124050
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. The foam part of the projectiles can be easily torn forming small parts. The detached small parts could be swallowed by children, causing them to choke.

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

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

 
Description: Black plastic rifle with 6 foam projectiles with suction cups and packets of dry hydrogel bullets. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0077/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bingo game
 
Brand: RAMA TRITTON
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ref. 96996
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436019696996
 
Risk type: Suffocation
 
The plastic bag is too thin and could 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Bingo game, packed in a plastic bag. Outer packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0604/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry/tractor unit
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Unimog
 
Type / number of model: EC type approvals: e1*2007/46*1327*04, e1*2007/46*1383*04, Types: UHE-53, UHE-452
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between May 2014 and 7 February 2017.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
An incorrectly placed battery cable can cause a short circuit and then lead to the failure of the vehicle electrics and cause a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry/tractor unit
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0605/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGX
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0229*22 - 24, e4*2007/46*0231*22 - 24 Types: L.2007.46.001, L.2007.46.003
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 18 March 2016 and 25 August 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The screws on the axle guides may have been installed with too low tightening torque and come loose. This can impair steerability and increase the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 19