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Notification A12/0107/17 from Report-2017-005 has been withdrawn at the request of the notifying authority following new testing of the product which proves compliance with the relevant legal provision.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: A12/0817/17       
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
Other risk levels

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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