Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 30 (Published on: 28/07/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0991/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's trousers
 
Brand: VAN OS
 
Name: Pantalon Enfant BDU (Children’s BDU trousers)
 
Type / number of model: 112211
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstrings at the bottom of the trouser legs may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description: Children’s trousers, in sizes for ages 4 to 16 years, with a drawstring at the bottom of each leg.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0994/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's jacket
 
Brand: VAN OS
 
Name: Blouson à Capuche pour enfants ('Children's jacket with hood)
 
Type / number of model: 131500
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description: Camouflage-pattern jacket, with hood with drawstrings, available in sizes 2 to 16 years.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1009/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Men’s shoes
 
Brand: VOI & NOI
 
Name: Giorgio Rinaldi
 
Type / number of model: Style: 516-161-007, Color: Brown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 51616100741
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 30.3 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Men’s brown leather shoes with lining and red leather insole. Package: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1006/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Cream for babies
 
Brand: Cotton Tree
 
Name: Zinc and Castor Oil Cream
 
Type / number of model: Batch No (Expiry Date): Zc 518 (11/2018); Zc 607 (04/2019); Zc 602 (02/2019); Zc 603 (02/2019); Zc 604 (02/2019); Zc 609 (06/2019); Zc 614 (09/2019)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5050375062726
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
This product contains 0.1% of propylparaben. This paraben has a potential endocrine disrupting activity.

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: White plastic pot (300ml) with screw on lid containing a cream for the nappy area of small children. It lists propylparaben as an ingredient.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0995/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Wall fan
 
Brand: FANELITE
 
Name: Ventilateur mural Fanélite
 
Type / number of model: KN -1116R
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3 760158 352365
 
Risk type: Cuts, Electric shock
 
The user has access to conducting parts in the battery compartment that are not correctly isolated from the primary circuit. There is a lack of information in the safety notice on how to assemble the fan. If the fan is not assembled correctly the user could access moving parts of the fan.

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

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

 
Description: Wall fan in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0999/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: MCL
 
Name: AC Travel Adapter with USB Ports
 
Type / number of model: PS-UNI/1UZ
 
Batch number / Barcode: 20160722-1C, 3700224755942
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The clearances and creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. Different sets of pins can be extended at the same time, resulting in live pins being accessible. The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters.

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

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

 
Description: Travel plug adapter, with USB outputs, packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1001/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Ultrasonic bird repeller
 
Brand: PEST-STOP
 
Name: Ultrasonic Bird Repeller
 
Type / number of model: PS-Birdus; power supply unit: PS-3015A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5014055003287
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the power supply unit is inadequate: the primary coils of the transformer are in contact with the secondary coils.

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: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Ultrasonic bird repeller with a power supply unit. Packed in a red cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1016/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Inflatable swim seat
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ARIES BOAT
 
Type / number of model: KZ0128
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9997990436371
 
Risk type: Drowning
 
The product gives the impression that it is a toy and its appearance is attractive to children. As a consequence, children may capsize in the seat and their head may go under water thus causing a risk of drowning.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138-3.
 

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

 
Description: Swim seat in the form of a turtle, for children. The seat has two openings for the legs and two yellow plastic handles. The product is placed inside cellophane packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0985/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: JJ32290A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6926668800582
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The connector cover of the controller is not securely fastened. It could come off during use leaving live parts accessible.

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

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

 
Description: Lighting chain with 80 LED lights in a plastic package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0992/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED lamp
 
Brand: LUMENIX
 
Name: GU10 LED LAMP
 
Type / number of model: 02077, 16x5630
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901703205028
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The creepage distances between live and accessible parts of the lamp are too small. As a result, accessible parts could become live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
 

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

 
Description: LED lamp
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1002/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED lamp
 
Brand: Finlight
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: GT +150-36W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
During the insertion or re-insertion of the tube, both ends of the tube are live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62776 and EN 60968.
 

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

 
Description: LED self ballasted lamp (tube), sold in brown cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0984/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Duster
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0030*39 ; e2*2007/46*0030*40 ; e2*2001/116*0314*81 ; e2*2001/116*0314*82 ; e2*2001/116*0314*83
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned are equipped with dual-tone vehicle horns and were manufactured on 25 May 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cabling for the car horn is inadequate and the car horn may stop working.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0986/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*01, e2*2007/46*0534*02
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 12.01.2017 and 24.02.2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The fixing studs for the curtain airbags are not welded properly. This could cause a curtain airbag malfunction in the event of a lateral impact.
 

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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0987/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C3
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0003/44, e2*2007/46*0003*46
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 4 January 2017 and 22 February 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The fixing studs for the curtain airbags are not welded properly. This could cause a curtain airbag malfunction in the event of a lateral impact.
 

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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0988/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Traveller and Expert
 
Type / number of model: Expert 4 : e2*2007/46*0533*00, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02, e2*2007/46*0533*03, Traveller : e2*2007/46*0532*00, e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02
 
Batch number / Barcode: Expert 4: Manufactured between 06.01.2016 and 04.03.2017, Traveller: Manufactured between 06.01.2016 and 04.03.2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The brackets for the air conditioning compressor have not been assembled properly. As a result, the air conditioning compressor could fall on to the road endangering following vehicles.
 

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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0989/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy
 
Type / number of model: Jumpy IV: e2*2007/46*0531*00, e2*2007/46*0531*01, e2*2007/46*0531*02, e2*2007/46*0531*03, Spacetourer: e2*2007/46*0530*00, e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0530*02
 
Batch number / Barcode: Jumpy IV: manufactured between 20 January 2016 and 3 March 2017, Spacetourer: manufactured between 7 January 2016 and 4 March 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The brackets for the air conditioning compressor have not been assembled properly. As a result, the air conditioning compressor could fall on to the road endangering following vehicles.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0996/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008 - 5008 - 308 - 3008 - 508
 
Type / number of model: 3008 : e2*2001/116*0377*19 - e2*2001/116*0377*21 - e2*2001/116*0377*22 - e2*2001/116*0377*23 - e2*2007/46*0057*14 - e2*2007/46*0057*16, 3008 II : e2*2007/46*0534*00 - e2*2007/46*0534*01 - e2*2007/46*0534*02, 308II : e2*2007/46*0405*02 - e2*2007/46*0405*03 - e2*2007/46*0405*04 - e2*2007/46*0405*05 - e2*2007/46*0405*06 - e2*2007/46*0405*07 - e2*2007/46*0405*11 - e2*2007/46*0405*12 - e2*2007/46*0405*13 - e2*2007/46*0405*15 - e2*2007/46*0405*16 - , 5008 : e2*2007/46*0004*14 - e2*2007/46*0004*16 - e2*2007/46*0004*18 - e2*2007/46*0004*20 - e2*2007/46*0004*21 - e2*2007/46*0058*14 - e2*2007/46*0058*16, 508 : - e2*2007/46*0080*13 - e2*2007/46*0080*14 - e2*2007/46*0080*18 - e2*2007/46*0080*19 - e2*2007/46*0080*20 - e2*2007/46*0080*23 - e2*2007/46*0080*24
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3008 II: manufactured 12/4/16 to 30/9/16 , 3008: manufactured from 21/7/14 to 15/9/16, 308 II: manufactured 2/10/13 to 4/4/17, 5008:manufactured 5/2/14 to 20/2/17 , 508: manufactured 17/10/13 to 30/4/16
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The power terminal on the starter is incorrectly positioned which could result in the electric starter cable being in contact with the exhaust gas recirculation valve. This could lead to wear of the insulation of the electric starter cable and the risk of a short-circuit occurring.
 

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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0997/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4, DS4, C5, DS5
 
Type / number of model: C4II/DS4 : e2*2007/46*0040*21 - e2*2007/46*0040*22 - e2*2007/46*0040*23 - e2*2007/46*0040*24 - e2*2007/46*0040*25 - e2*2007/46*0040*27 - e2*2007/46*0040*29, C5III : e2*2001/116*0360*33 - e2*2001/116*0360*34 - e2*2001/116*0360*35 - e2*2007/46*0065*13, DS5 : e2*2007/46*0092*07 - e2*2007/46*0092*08 - e2*2007/46*0092*09 - e2*2007/46*0092*10 - e2*2007/46*0092*13 - e2*2007/46*0092*14 - e2*2007/46*0092*15 - e2*2007/46*0092*16 - e2*2007/46*0093*05 - e2*2007/46*0093*10 - e2*2007/46*0093*11
 
Batch number / Barcode: C4II - DS4: manufactured between 17 July 2014 and 2 April 2017, C5III: manufactured between 30 June 2015 and 29 April 2016, DS5: manufactured between 15 May 2013 and 13 July 2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The power terminal on the starter is incorrectly positioned which could result in the electric starter cable being in contact with the exhaust gas recirculation valve. This could lead to wear of the insulation of the electric starter cable and the risk of a short-circuit occurring.
 

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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1000/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Caravan
 
Brand: Hymer
 
Name: Eriba Nova, Eriba Exciting, Eriba Living
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0286*14 + *15, e1*2007/46*0287*06; types: EG/N 001, EG/NT 001.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2017 vehicles are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rear lights may flicker or fail.
 

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

 
Description: Caravan
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1008/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: R1200GS, R1200GS Adventure
 
Name: BMW
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2002/24*0584, e1*168/2013*00006 Types: R12W, 1G12
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 22 August 2013 and 19 June 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The upper fork tube plugs could detach under a heavy load, leading to failure of the forks.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1012/17       
Category: Other
 
Product: Mobile phone case
 
Brand: Victoria's Secret
 
Name: Star Snow Globe Case
 
Type / number of model: Zs-343852
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The phone case contains white spirit and can break easily. If the fluid leaks and comes into contact with the skin, it may cause skin irritation or chemical burns.

One accident reported.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Mobile phone cover, clear plastic with a liquid, glitter and stars sandwiched between two layers of clear plastic forming the back of the phone case.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0983/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Novelty headband
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shining headband Halo
 
Type / number of model: D10254 2d5*600
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8591025414078
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The battery compartment can be easily opened by removing the cover and the button batteries are accessible. A small child may put them in the mouth, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description: Angelic halo made of fake feathers and wires with LED diodes attached to a white plastic headband. The ends of the wires lead into a freely accessible plastic case housing for three button cells. The product is packed in a plastic transparent bag
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0990/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Trampoline
 
Brand: Fitkraft
 
Name: 1) HOPPA 312 cm, 2) newMASTER 305 cm
 
Type / number of model: 1) FTTRHSZ312AKD1; FTTRHSZ312AKD2; Products affected were sold between 17.01.2017 and 25.05.2017., 2) FTKTTR305SZnM; Products affected were sold between 17.01.2017 and 25.05.2017.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 5902533902514; 5902533902521, 2) 5902533902866
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The distance between mat and ground is insufficient due to incorrect elements connecting the legs and frame. During intense bouncing, the mat may deflect and come into contact with the ground. Users can consequently hit the ground.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Trampoline.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0993/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: My lovely merry
 
Name: Likability pony
 
Type / number of model: 043
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801006466
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 26.3% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Two ponies made of plastic material, plastic beads, comb and stickers. Packaged in coloured cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0998/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden swing
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: fa hinta / jucara lemn
 
Type / number of model: KICSI TK.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999036091821
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rope is fixed to the swing seat with knots that may easily come loose and the child may fall down.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Wooden swing with white and red rope. The lower ends of the rope are fixed with knots at the bottom of the seat.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1003/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plyšové srdce ('Plush heart')
 
Type / number of model: NO: 16643
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6902501201037
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup can easily detach. A 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A red soft toy in the shape of a heart with arms and feet and a suction cup fixed to the top. The heart emits a sound after pressing "I love you". Supplied without packaging but with an attached paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1004/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO: 39455
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7521890394558
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The nose, the eyes and the suction cup can easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Soft toy dog with a suction cup and a red bow. The toy emits a sound when squeezed. It is supplied without packaging but with a paper label attached to it.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1005/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plyšový medvidek 10cm ('Plush bear 10cm')
 
Type / number of model: Item No 4928006
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6951449280062
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eyes can easily be detached from the plush toy. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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: Soft toy in the shape of a white bear with a red t-shirt and a suction cup. Supplied without packaging but with an attached paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1007/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy with sweets
 
Brand: Sweet's Fun
 
Name: Flash Santa
 
Type / number of model: 24685D
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6920131246853; LOT 140816
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking, Strangulation
 
The figure can be easily torn apart and the battery compartment removed, giving access to small parts including button batteries. A small child may put the small parts and/or the button batteries in the mouth, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract. Moreover, the cord is too long and could wrap around the child's neck, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic toy figure in the shape of Santa Claus, to which is attached a cord to hang it around the neck. The toy contains 3 button batteries and flashes when the switch on the back of the toy is turned on. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag with cardboard back and sold with sweets.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1010/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy aeroplane
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Samolot [Aeroplane]
 
Type / number of model: Art#213
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5900700113305
 
Risk type: Choking, Cuts, Suffocation
 
The plastic wheels detach easily from the toy, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate. In addition, the self-retracting cord is too thin and may cause cuts.

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: Toy aeroplane made of hard plastic (length: 20 cm, width: 20 cm, height: 10 cm). The toy is equipped with a self-retracting cord which, when pulled, makes the aeroplane move and emit sound and light effects. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1011/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden swing
 
Brand: Rostás Gyula
 
Name: Csongi Fa hinta
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rope is fixed to the swing seat with knots that may easily come loose and the child may fall down.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Wooden swing with gray and yellow rope. The lower ends of the rope are fixed with knots at the bottom of the seat.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1013/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Pro Eximp
 
Name: Police / Zestaw policyjny
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5904730143042
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups easily detach from the projectiles. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth the cup may come loose 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Set of plastic toys consisting of a gun with projectiles and additional toys. Plastic and cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1014/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO: MP1111 3M240
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8811116606503
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup can easily detach and a 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: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Soft toy in the shape of a red bee with green wings, fabric glasses and a suction cup. Supplied without packaging but with an attached paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1015/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fabric book for babies
 
Brand: Wee Gallery by Quarto Publishing
 
Name: Baby's first soft book 1) Friendly Faces in the Wild; 2) Friendly Faces in the Garden; 3) Pitter Patter Penguin; 3) Tip Toe Tiger)
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: ISBN: 9781784934293, 9781784934309, 9781784937102 and 9781784937119
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The sewn-in information label inside the fabric book can easily detach. Small children may put this label 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description: Fabric, concertina book with two ears or legs, an information label made of fabric and a band around the book to which a tag is attached by string. The book comes in the shape of a bear, cat, tiger and penguin. It is packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent lid.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30
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Alert number: A11/0109/17       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Sander
 
Brand: VARO
 
Name: POWERPLUS
 
Type / number of model: POW4012
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5400338054044
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The parts made of insulating material that hold live parts in place are not sufficiently fire and heat resistant. As a result, the product could deform, leaving live parts accessible to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
 

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

 
Description: Electric sander in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 30