Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 24 (Published on: 16/06/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0784/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: PROFISA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 91.115
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8426215911153
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The hooks of the costume come off easily, generating small parts and the fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible. A child may put the small parts or the stuffing material 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: Fancy-dress pumpkin suit and hat for children of 2 years. Packed in a plastic bag with cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0786/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Kitchen play set
 
Brand: BULLYCAN
 
Name: Cooking Set
 
Type / number of model: 3320, lot 1303-9000321
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8413419232184
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The handle on the lid of the frying pan becomes detached easily, generating small parts. A child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Set of kitchen utensils. The product is packaged in a sealed cardboard blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0788/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: YANI
 
Name: PIRATES
 
Type / number of model: J500054
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8033065000342
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed.

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: Black and gold-coloured antique-style plastic bow with white elastic and a kind of quiver containing arrows of different colours with suction cups. It comes in a transparent plastic packaging closed with a brown cardboard tag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0789/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: SMART PARTY
 
Name: FARAÓN ('Pharaoh')
 
Type / number of model: PZ28580 (size 1-3 years)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8578083024913
 
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
 
The red rhinestone on the hat and parts of the foam material can easily detach, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the elastic cord on the hat forms a loop which could cause 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): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Children's fancy-dress pharaoh costume. Sample size 1-3 years. It comes in a transparent plastic bag with a label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0791/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress hat
 
Brand: JUGUETES PASTOR
 
Name: Party Fun Witch Hat
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 257-3389
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0202570033895
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the hat. If a child wears the hat and the hat catches fire, the child may suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description: Witch hat made of synthetic fabric with silver-coloured threads. A purple cardboard label is attached to the product.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0796/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely / Lalka [Doll]
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901289077989
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27.6% 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 with violet hair and wings attached to the back. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0798/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Modern Charm
 
Type / number of model: Item No. 00-34512 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5906160234512
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27,4% 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 cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0800/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy bow and arrow
 
Brand: Norbi-Toys
 
Name: Super Shoot Bow
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901289077798
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed.

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

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

 
Description: Set consists of plastic bow (length approx. 570 mm), four plastic arrows with suction cups and plastic imitation of quiver. Packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0801/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super POLICE Heroic World Force
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: The set includes: two grey and black plastic guns, four projectiles with suction cup, a black plastic target. Packaging: blister pack
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0802/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super Shoots
 
Type / number of model: No.2016
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 7.7 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 19 % 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 plastic shotgun and a bow, projectiles with suction cups, a plastic knife, a target and two tenpins. Packaging: blister pack
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0804/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Gorgeous House
 
Type / number of model: NO.1311; QS9935865
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991299358658
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls and the pony contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27.3% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A plastic doll with blond hair dressed in pink dress and pink shoes, supplied with various accessories (handbag, little pony, roller skates, swing, little doll). Packed in a cardboard blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0805/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Mermaid doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wan Ju
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999880010993 (on the label)
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 18.4% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: A plastic mermaid doll with long orange hair, a orange tail and pink dress. Packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0807/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy trumpet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Musical Fun
 
Type / number of model: NO:2013.A; ST3185271
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991231852718
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The red plastic material contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.152% 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: A gold-coloured plastic trumpet with red plastic handle, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0809/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: EUROCARNAVALES
 
Name: PERRITO ('Puppy')
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 706030-T00-0000
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8423667077345
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eyes of the costume come off 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: Fancy-dress puppy costume for children; size 2-4 years. It comes in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0811/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Foam puzzle mat
 
Brand: REGIO JÁTÉK, SUN TA TOYS
 
Name: Puzzle Mat
 
Type / number of model: 1) 1017 2) 1008 M
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 996055 477117 , 5 996055 493360
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.

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

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

 
Description: 1) Colourful puzzle foam mat including removable fruit forms. 2) Colourful puzzle foam mat including removable vehicles forms. Packaging: transparent plastic with paper label
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0813/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy with jacket for children
 
Brand: Glop, JAY@PLAY
 
Name: Jacket Pack it Pets
 
Type / number of model: ref. 98053, CDR: 31/01/2015, lot 14004305015, SK02-01/15L20504
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436531980535
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The zip puller comes off easily, generating a small part that a child may put in the mouth and swallow, causing 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Soft toy that turns into a jacket with a hood, packed in an open cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0814/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: General De Juguetes
 
Name: Seifenblasen ('Soap bubble solution')
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4030681003874
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 6.8 x 10<sup>4</sup> cfu/ml) and the presence of <i>Enterobacteriaceae</i> has been detected. There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

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

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

 
Description: Soap bubble solution in a yellow, red and blue plastic container.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria