Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 25 (Published on: 23/06/2017)
Notification A12/0569/17 from Report 2017-018 has been modified following new information from the notifying authority concerning the production dates and the risk.
Notification A12/0281/17 from Report-2017-010 has been updated to include new information on a second model of vehicle affected by the same recall.
Notification A12/0107/17 from Report-2017-005 has been withdrawn at the request of the notifying authority following new testing of the product which proves compliance with the relevant legal provision.
Notification A12/0808/17 from Report-2017-024 has been modified to clarify the product type.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0826/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather gloves
 
Brand: Roeckl
 
Name: Lange Handschuhe Leather Lacing braun (Long leather gloves with lacing)
 
Type / number of model: Product ref.: 11012-422. Colour: 154
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4053071007788
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 80.3 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Brown, unlined leather gloves with long cuffs and decorative leather lacing, size 7, no packaging.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0828/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Lederhosen (Leather trousers)
 
Brand: Lekra
 
Name: Glenda
 
Type / number of model: 49302; colour: red deer/red
 
Batch number / Barcode: 56230W0400139 (GTIN); 71872
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: 3.7 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Sand-coloured half-length lederhosen with red lining, additionally with two buttons and leather waistband.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0841/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' dress
 
Brand: Baby Rico
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1850
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1 602240 018501
 
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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: White and blue dress for babies. The product is decorated with glued pearl parts and rhinestones on glued textile butterflies. Sample size: 74
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0842/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress with bolero
 
Brand: GVИ
 
Name: Bébi ruha
 
Type / number of model: YL141212000
 
Batch number / Barcode: 10003841
 
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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Coral coloured sleeveless dress with long-sleeved white bolero. The dress is decorated with glued rhinestones. The bolero is decorated with half beads. Sample size: 92
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0832/17       
Category: Communication and media equipment
 
Product: Android TV box
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: OTT TV Box 4K
 
Type / number of model: AC Adapter: ANU-050250A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The creepage and clearance distances are too small and the insulation of the power supply unit is inadequate. The user can touch live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.
 

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

 
Description: Android TV box supplied with power supply (AC adapter). Sold in black cardboard box. AC Adapter electrical specifications: Input: 100-240V, 0,3A, 50/60 Hz, Class II; Output: 5V, 2500mA
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0829/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Teeth whitening strips
 
Brand: Crest
 
Name: Crest 3D White Whitestrips - Supreme Flexfit
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8971400046; (L)6225V44
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration up to 10% by weight). Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: 42 individually packed teeth whitening strips (1 strip for upper teeth, 1 strip for lower teeth), sold online to consumers. Unregistered import by third party distributor. The manufacturer did not produce it for direct distribution to consumers in the EU.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0844/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Baby wet wipes
 
Brand: Ultra Soft
 
Name: Babytücher - Baby wipes
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No 132591
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The wipes contain methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured concentration 0.0136% by weight). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 

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

 
Description: 30 wipes measuring 20 x 15 cm, sold in a light blue foil packaging, resealable on the front side of the package. Black-and-white baby photo on the front.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0833/17       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Tea light candle
 
Brand: Northern Light Candle
 
Name: Six tea light candles with coloured flames
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6430048390032
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The flames coming from the candles are too high and may ignite flammable material close to the candle. Moreover, the wicks have a long afterglow, possible causing fire if getting in contact with flammable material. Also, the candles produce high temperatures and may cause a candle holder to break, which could cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15493.
 

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

 
Description: Six tea light candles in a cardboard package
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0822/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Nail lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Mini Nail Lamp
 
Type / number of model: GY-LED-018. Adaptor model: A1299
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The adaptor has inadequate insulation and has not been fitted with overload or short circuit protection. The size of the plug pins is incorrect.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60950 and EN 60335 and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Nail gel curing lamp in various colours, supplied with AC/DC adaptor branded as Emerson Network Power. Packaged in white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0830/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Digital clock and calendar
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Digital Calendar / DIGITÁLIS LED KIJELZŐS
 
Type / number of model: Patent (ZL): 200630008994.8; ZXTL-13A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 137685 313050
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The dimensions of the flat plug are substantially less than required and the pins of the plug do not have an insulating collar. When inserting the plug the user may touch the live pins. The soldered wire ends of the mains cable are not properly secured against loosening. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live.

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: Digital electronic calendar integrated with alarm clock and temperature display. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0963/16       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB charger
 
Brand: HOME
 
Name: Home Charger
 
Type / number of model: Input AC 100-240V 50-60Hz., Output DC 5V-1A.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8433772249964
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The insulation may break, leaving live parts accessible which the user may touch, posing a risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description: Black micro USB charger. The packaging is a closed white and green cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0834/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Women's riding gloves
 
Brand: haukeschmidt FINESTGLOVES
 
Name: Ladies finest, mocha/light brown
 
Type / number of model: Order No: 15021; 0111-201; size 11
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4251157100747
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 15.6 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 (By: Importer)

 
Description: Leather riding gloves, light-brown palm and dark-brown back, sample size 11.
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0819/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Super LED Poland
 
Name: Sople LED - LED Icicle Lights
 
Type / number of model: Symbol: 1909 Serial number: SLP-LCH-1909-2015
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation breaks easily, giving access to live parts. As a consequences, consumer may touch live parts and suffer an electric shock. Moreover, due to an inadequate nominal cross-sectional area of the wire, local overheating may occur with a risk of fire when in contact with home furnishing.

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: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights. Specification: 220 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz, length: 10 m. Packaged in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0843/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: ROYAL
 
Name: MINIFÜZÉR
 
Type / number of model: 0614-112L-2.3X0.9M; 0614
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 924524 300122
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The wires can overheat as they are too thin. The wire ends soldered to the lamps are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The structure of cord extension socket enables single-pole insertion of plugs and the live parts of the free remaining pin is accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description: Lighting chain with serial connected non-replaceable 112 pcs clear miniature lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Technical specifications: 230 V~; 50 Hz; 104 W; light sources: 2,2 V, 0,07A, 0,65 W; Class II.; IP20; F-marking. Packaging: colorful cardboard box
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0825/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Strobe lighting
 
Brand: Godox
 
Name: DE Studio Strobe
 
Type / number of model: X 000 NT 8CD3
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6952344204214
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live parts with contact current of 111 mA are accessible.
On accident reported.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard European standard EN 60065.
 

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

 
Description: Studio flash (300 mm long). The casing is 110 mm in diameter, with a diameter at the reflector of 160 mm. At the front of the casing there is a ring flash and a photographic lamp. At the rear of the casing are 1 LCD display, 2 control dials, 4 push-buttons, 1 non-heating-device plug, 1 socket, 1 USB connector, the power switch and the CE mark.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0820/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy IV
 
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0531*01; type: V;
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 19 July – 6 September 2016 (SPACETOURER) and 15 June – 5 September 2016 (JUMPY IV)
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The pinion of the steering valve on the steering rack has been incorrectly fixed. This may lead to a loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/0821/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motor vehicle part
 
Brand: MANN+HUMMEL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Type: WK 939/14 x
 
Batch number / Barcode: Filters from production batch 28816 are affected; production period: August 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The weld seam of the diesel fuel filter may weaken as a result of a defect in the plastic used. As a consequence, the pressure stability of the filter cannot be assured over its service life, which may cause the filter to fail, possibly resulting in a fuel leak with a risk of accidents for other road users.
 

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

 
Description: Diesel filter.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0831/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: Mazda 3
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0262*; Type: BL
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 July 2015 and 18 September 2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Defective welding of the joint between the tank and the fuel tank inlet may cause it to break. As a result, fuel may leak, causing a hazard for following vehicles.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0836/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Zafira C
 
Type / number of model: EC-type approval: e4*2007/46*0204*21, e4*2007/46*0204*22 and e4*2007/46*0204*24
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles affected were built between 20/07/2016 and 02/02/2017, from F 1 098564 to H 1054906.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The bolts of the second seat row seat belts as well as of the third seat row seats and seat belt buckles may have been insufficiently tightened, increasing the risk of injuries in the case of an accident.
 

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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0837/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-class
 
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0501*24-32, e1*2007/46*1560*00-05; type: 212, R1ES
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles with roof-mounted taxi sign concerned and manufactured between 11 January 2016 and 21 April 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The bonding between the top and the lower part of the roof-mounted taxi sign may not be adequate. As a consequence, the top of the taxi sign may become detached from the lower part with a risk of accidents for other road users.
 

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 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Iceland

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Alert number: A12/0838/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Chrysler
 
Name: 300
 
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e11*2001/116*0141*21; Type: LX
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1 April 2014 and 30 June 2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front drive shaft may become detached, as a result of screws being inadequately secured, and fall on to the road, creating a risk of accidents for other road users.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0840/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Thema
 
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e11*2001/116*0141*21; Type: LX
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in April 2014
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front drive shaft may become detached, as a result of screws being inadequately secured, and fall on to the road, creating a risk of accidents for other road users.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0817/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress accessories
 
Brand: Fiori Paolo
 
Name: Dentiera Horror ('Horror' false teeth)
 
Type / number of model: CI 12475; lot 0315 unique identification code: 73186
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8008092062618
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the fancy-dress teeth contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 20.9 % 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Fancy-dress false teeth supplied in a transparent plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0818/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby swing
 
Brand: Paradiso Toys
 
Name: Baby Swing
 
Type / number of model: Ref. T00151 PO. 14/127 Production date: 01.2015
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5425000331513
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The leg opening is not sufficiently large. When sitting in the swing, a child may slip through the opening with the legs and the torso but get stuck between the neck and the head, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic baby swing with ropes attached. Available in various colours. No packaging, label containing necessary information attached to the swing. For children aged 1-3.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia

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Alert number: A12/0823/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lalka [Doll]
 
Type / number of model: R1M-1 WM-006
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5900733032178
 
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
 
The product contains plastic straps with sharp edges with the risk of causing injuries, especially to the eyes, or cuts to a child.

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

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

 
Description: Doll made of soft plastic material (head, arms and legs) and textile material (torso). The doll's head is attached to the torso with a plastic strap. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia

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Alert number: A12/0827/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lady like princess
 
Type / number of model: 339611
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902012747391
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17,4%). 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 available in various colours. Packaged in cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0835/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: TOINSA
 
Name: POLICE
 
Type / number of model: model nº 24-1, ítem nº 03-2450
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8349030324505
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A part of the whistle becomes detached easily, generating a small part which a child could 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Black plastic gun and accessories such as plastic handcuffs, badge, bullets, whistle, headset and transmitter. The packaging is a blister with a blue, white and red cardboard back in the shape of a police badge.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0839/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: W.S.T.
 
Name: HALLOWEEN COSTUME
 
Type / number of model: art. no XX0089, item 0570
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6771201505703
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The plastic material of the mask is highly flammable. If a child wears the beard and it catches fire, the child may suffer burns mostly on the face.

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: Skeleton costume consisting of a black tunic with a white skeleton printed on it and a white skull mask. The product comes in a transparent plastic bag containing a piece of blue and black cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0867/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fidget spinner
 
Brand: SYMEX
 
Name: COLOR SPIN LED
 
Type / number of model: CS5555 SYM0024
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5412479020024
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cells inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic fidget spinner sold in a black cardboard box with transparent window. The fidget spinner is available in different colours (red, blue, green, yellow, black, white). The spinners are provided with three battery-powered (CR 1220/3V) LED modules, blinking in three different colors and in two different rhythms when pressed.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
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Alert number: A11/0087/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Submersible water pump
 
Brand: GEKO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: G81404
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The product is not earthed and the cross-section of the mains connection cable is too small. Under certain circumstances this product could cause an electric shock.

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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: The 280 W protection class II pump is made of light metal; it weighs around 3.5 kg, is around 270 mm long and has a diameter of around 120 mm.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A11/0086/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Trampoline
 
Brand: WORLDS APART
 
Name: Junior Trampoline
 
Type / number of model: 75EJA01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5013138627594
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The product lacks a padding covering the elastic bands. As a consequence, a child using the trampoline might slip through the opening between the mat and the frame and hit the ground or get trapped, suffering injuries.

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

 
Description: Small blue trampoline for children 3-6 years, with elastic bands instead of springs, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25

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Alert number: A11/0088/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Talking Tom
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO.GS998-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high and can cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description: Mobile phone plastic toy, emitting noise when being pressed.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 25
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0824/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGS, TGX
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval: e4*2007/46*0229*03, e4*2007/46*0231*12, e4*2007/46*0229*04, e4*2007/46*0229*05, e4*2007/46*0229*11, e4*2007/46*0229*14, e4*2007/46*0230*06, e4*2007/46*0231*02, e4*2007/46*0231*03, e4*2007/46*0231*04, e4*2007/46*0231*05, e4*2007/46*0231*06, e4*2007/46*0231*07, e4*2007/46*0231*08, e4*2007/46*0231*09, e4*2007/46*0231*10, e4*2007/46*0231*11, e4*2007/46*0231*12, e4*2007/46*0231*13, K681*27, K977*19, K685*27
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between October 2011 and March 2014
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The brake calipers fitted to the front and driving axles may fail, resulting in reduced controllability of the vehicle owing to the possible lack of braking power in the wheel position concerned and to the alignment of the vehicle when the brakes are applied. As a consequence, accidents might occur.
 

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 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland

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Alert number: A12/1188/16       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Atego
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1170, e1*2007/46*1171 Types: 967PKX2
 
Batch number / Barcode: The lorries concerned were produced between 30 April 2014 and 17 October 2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Operation of the frequent-stop brake is defective in this type of lorry fitted with a refuse collection system. As a result, the lorry may roll backwards and thus pose a risk to the employees riding on the running board and vehicles following behind the refuse lorry if the driver also omits to apply the service brake.
 

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 - 25