Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 26 (Published on: 30/06/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0846/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy with sweets
 
Brand: Fantasy Toys & Candies
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref.: FTC50223 - Lot: 01/2017
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value >20% 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic toy pony with sweets. One pony is pink with a purple mane; the other is purple with a pink mane. The ponies come packed individually in transparent plastic boxes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0847/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lopta
 
Type / number of model: N:024049
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8584156024049
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The rattle can easily break, generating a small part which could be put in the mouth by a small child and cause choking. Moreover, the handle of the rattle is too long. A small child could put the handle of the rattle in the mouth where it can get stuck 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: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: A plastic rattle with a bell in the middle. Packed in a white net with a paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0848/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle toy
 
Brand: ABABABY
 
Name: PLAY THE SONG / LET´S PLAY
 
Type / number of model: NO.2008-8
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6000000418069
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The rattle can easily break, generating small parts which could be put in the mouth by a small child 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: An orange and yellow plastic rattle, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0849/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Foam puzzle mat
 
Brand: XIN YUE
 
Name: EVA Children Put Together Tool
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO:PT081107
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and be 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 the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Foam puzzle mat consisting of ten animal-shaped puzzle pieces, supplied in transparent plastic packaging with an attached paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0850/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy pushchair
 
Brand: MING XIANG
 
Name: Doll Stroller
 
Type / number of model: NO.339; ITEM NO.: TC142029
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8017000020299
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The pushchair has only one safety lock and may easily collapse. Children's fingers may become trapped between moving parts, causing injuries.

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description: A pink folding pushchair for dolls, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0853/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Mouldable sand
 
Brand: GE (Goose Engr.) / Funny Lucky
 
Name: Magic Sand
 
Type / number of model: 882-2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Suffocation
 
The plastic packaging for the sand is too large and too thin: If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description: Mouldable coloured sand supplied with a plastic sand tray and plastic moulds; packed in plastic bags inside a printed cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0854/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach toy set
 
Brand: YUANTU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: YT 6040-2
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0000011386407
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The moulds break 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.
 

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

 
Description: A set of plastic beach toys in various colours: moulds in the shape of a seahorse, whale, turtle, walrus and digging tools. Packed in a plastic net with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0856/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guitar
 
Brand: AMATOYS
 
Name: Guitarra
 
Type / number of model: TS22841 8014
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234949894
 
Risk type: Suffocation
 
The plastic packaging for the guitar is too large and too thin: If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic toy guitar, packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0857/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fabric doll
 
Brand: MEILIDA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8688270005905
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (the flowers) can detach easily from the doll. A small child may 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: Fabric doll with blond plaits dressed in yellow clothing decorated with pink flowers. It comes in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0861/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Toi-Toys
 
Name: Travel Girl Sofie
 
Type / number of model: Item No 04961, Batch No 110850
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 714627 049619
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the shoes contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.7% 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: Distributor)

 
Description: Plastic doll (size 310mm) with blond and pink long hair, wearing a multi-coloured dress, pink cloak, silver-coloured earrings, pink plastic shoes and with accessories (hairbrush, handbag, suitcase, all made of plastic). Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0864/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: CIUDAD SION TOYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: model No 3006
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5635235530067
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The nose detaches easily from the soft toy, generating a small part. A small child may put it 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: White and pink soft toy in the shape of a dog with black trim around the ears, and big eyes. A label is sewn onto the paw. No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0873/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Activity ball
 
Brand: BABY TO LOVE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 350338
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3700552350338; Single production with batch number BTL1312AB0
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic ball contains di-isobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 20% by weight). DIBP is classified as toxic for reproduction.

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

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

 
Description: 2-in-1 activity ball comprised of a plastic ball hidden inside a fabric learning ball made up of a teething ring, mirror, squeaker, different sounds and materials.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0089/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy hammer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FUNNY GAVEL
 
Type / number of model: AT5613/801B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8591945075076
 
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: A plastic whistling hammer with a length of approx. 35 cm made from individual parts in different colours (orange, green and pink). The hammer is sold in a net.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A11/0090/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical toy
 
Brand: ALLTOYS
 
Name: MY FIRST BAND
 
Type / number of model: AT4149/68024-2A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8591945062267
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high which could lead to 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: A set of two differently sized plastic tambourines with metal bell.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A11/0091/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Trampoline
 
Brand: Five Star H.K. / Salta Trampolines
 
Name: Salta Luxe 153 cm x 214 cm
 
Type / number of model: 567A-14 ( TATR-0507)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718868708670 (trampoline), 4897018415775 (net)
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The safety net is too low: children might jump over it accidentally and get injured. In addition, there is a gap between the mat and the padding where children might slip through and hit the ground or get trapped, and the leg of the trampoline may come loose.

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

 
Description: Trampoline for domestic use, rectangular (153 cm x 214 cm ) with safety net, packed in cardboard boxes.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26

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Alert number: A11/0094/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: F&F (by TESCO)
 
Name: Princess Dress Up
 
Type / number of model: 664-1333
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5057008722231 (2-3 years), 5057008722248 (3-4 years)
 
Risk type: Damage to sight
 
The gold glitter on the dress can easily detach, generating small parts that can get into the eyes of the child and get stuck there, causing possible damage to sight.

One accident reported.

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

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

 
Description: A child's fancy-dress costume consisting of a white and pink dress with a brooch in the waist area and a plastic headband. Sample size: 2-3 and 3-4 years
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 26