Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 32 (Published on: 11/08/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1082/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby's cot
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mini 5
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The distance between the supports and the top of the sides is not large enough and can cause the child to fall from the bed.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description: Baby's cot with drawers, made of chipboard and MDF, with a fixed barrier. Can be transformed into a teen bed.
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1058/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Fancy-dress beard
 
Brand: PARTY FIESTA
 
Name: Dwarf beard
 
Type / number of model: ref. 80901, JAP2305
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8090100100009
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The beard and the moustache are highly flammable. If they catch fire, the user could suffer burns, mostly to the face.
 

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

 
Description: Fancy-dress accessories: Black beard and moustache in transparent plastic packaging with cardboard inside.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1051/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Heated gloves
 
Brand: Pinewood
 
Name: Heating Glove
 
Type / number of model: Battery charger: HM-0841200, Gloves: 9988 XL\XXL
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2 001000 392445, 7 331090 158979
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the power supply unit is inadequate.

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: Heated gloves supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a black cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Norway

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Alert number: A12/1059/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB power supply
 
Brand: TELLOS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: X050
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4000000512745
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate.

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

 
Description: USB charger with cardboard packaging
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1068/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Mobile phone charger
 
Brand: Emerson Network Power (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: A1299 (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The main cover of the charger detaches from the body of the charger whilst it is charging, leaving the internal live parts exposed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description: A black, UK 3-pin, USB wall charger for mobile phones; packaged in a clear plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1069/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB power supply
 
Brand: Cloud
 
Name: TRAVEL ADAPTER
 
Type / number of model: SG-AC-001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The insulation in the main transformer is inadequate.

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: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: USB charger.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1076/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Plug adapter
 
Brand: GSC Evolution
 
Name: Adaptador Clavija Inglesa a Europea
 
Type / number of model: 0200244
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436021942449
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The lateral earth contacts do not have sufficient elasticity to ensure appropriate contact pressure. As a result, they could deform and fail to provide an earth connection.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: White UK to European plug adaptor. The product is supplied in a cardboard box (holding 10 unites) that can be opened to sell by the unit.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1057/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: OCEAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ZHK249 , ZHK284
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5614000912499 , 5615000122840
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The cover of the controller can detach leaving live parts accessible.

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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 100 multi-coloured lights or 50 white lights. Blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1062/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: LUCI MINCIOLI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ITLF-100
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8516800970655
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly secured and can detach leaving live conductors accessible.

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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 100 multi-coloured bulbs, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1063/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: MEIXING
 
Name: LED LUCES DE NAVIDAD
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5600622202261
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly secured and can detach leaving live conductors accessible.

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: LED lighting chain in the shape of a star, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1071/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED Light
 
Brand: Sylvania
 
Name: Syl Batten
 
Type / number of model: Various
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between December 2015 and May 2017. Barcode: 5410288451756.
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The through wiring is too thin. If the lights are connected in a string, the wiring could overheat causing damage to the insulation which could result in exposed conductors.

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

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

 
Description: Various LED lights
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Estonia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1053/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: SEAT
 
Name: Leon, Altea
 
Type / number of model: Altea 5P (MY 2009) , Leon 1P (MY 2009)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 12 November 2007 and 16 June 2009
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The earth connection for the control unit for the ABS/ESP system may be interrupted due to a thermo-mechanical overload. If this happens, the ABS/ESP system will fail leading to the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1054/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Trailer
 
Brand: Pongratz
 
Name: Various
 
Type / number of model: Types: 3-SK T, PHL T, PHL G, RK G, RK T, L-AT G-K, L-AT-K, LH G, LH U, LH T EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0351*03, e1*2007/46*0351*02, e1*2007/46*0074*03, e1*2007/46*0074*02, e1*2007/46*0051*03, e1*2007/46*0051*02, e1*2007/46*0393*03, e1*2007/46*0393*02, e1*2007/46*0391*03, e1*2007/46*0391*02, e1*2007/46*0091*02, e1*2007/46*0091*01, e1*2007/46*0086*02, e1*2007/46*0086*01, e1*2007/46*1137*02, e1*2007/46*1137*01, e1*2007/46*1138*02, e1*2007/46*1138*01, e1*2007/46*1139*02, e1*2007/46*1139*01
 
Batch number / Barcode: Trailers (category O1 and O2) manufactured between 1.8.2016 and 28.2.2017 on which wheels manufactured by STARCO were mounted are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The structural integrity of the tyres is compromised. This could lead to sudden loss of tyre pressure during operation.

 

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

 
Description: Trailer
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1055/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Pick-up truck
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: RAM Truck, Ram Pickup 1500, 2500 and 3500
 
Type / number of model: DS, DX, DJ, D2
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 8.6.2012 and 10.7.2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Faulty sensors may block the triggering of side airbags and belt tensioning systems in the event of the vehicle overturning.
 

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

 
Description: Pick-up truck
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1061/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-Class, Vito
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0458, e1*2007/46*0457 Types: 639/4, 639/2
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between January 2014 and April 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Missing welding points on the rear cross-bar may increase the risk of injury for passengers in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car / van
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1067/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Bentley
 
Name: Continental Supersports and Continental Supersports Convertible
 
Type / number of model: E11*2001/116*0221*24
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 19/05/2017 and 05/07/2017.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
A pipe to the power-steering cooler can come loose, leading to a risk of fire as well as loss of power-steering assistance, which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1070/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: 570 EFI Sportsman Touring, 570 EFI Sportsman Touring International, 570 Sportsman Forest, 570 EFI Sportsman EPS, 570 EFI Sportsman Forest EPS and 570 EFI Sportsman UTE HD EPS
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E13*2002/24*0072*05
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/06/2013 and 30/04/2014.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Liquid fuel may exit from the end of a fuel tank vent line in the headlight pod. This could lead to a fire.

 

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

 
Description: All-terrain vehicle.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1078/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: SEAT
 
Name: Toledo
 
Type / number of model: KG3, model year 2017
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between June 2016 and October 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In the event of an accident where the seatbelt pre-tensioner is deployed, parts of the micro gas generator may become detached and cause injuries to the occupants of the car.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1079/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: C-HR Hybrid
 
Type / number of model: TMMT / ZYX10; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*3641.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production years: 2016-2017
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Certain portions of the wall of the fuel tank may be too thin. A crack could consequently develop in the wall of the fuel tank causing a leak which could lead to a fire.

 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1050/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical toy
 
Brand: ENJOY
 
Name: Chic Keyboard Kids
 
Type / number of model: Ref HK8080
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8421692780803
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The wheels can easily break, releasing small parts. A small child could 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Musical toy in the shape of a bus with various keys (partly in the shape of animals), emitting sounds. Packaging: Cardboard box with a window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1052/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach set
 
Brand:  Huabiao Toys
 
Name: Sandy Beach Toys
 
Type / number of model: 4588
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435114945886
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small pieces of plastic can detach from the toy lorry. A child could put them 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Set of beach toys in a plastic net with a label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1056/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Ride-on toy
 
Brand: A.B.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Item GS090-S-W,
 
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 2014-10; 8429462976685
 
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
 
The horse is not sufficiently stable and tilts easily so a child could fall off. In addition, the toy has a sharp part (washer), which could cause cuts.

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: Plush-covered, ride-on toy in the shape of a horse with a red neckerchief, mounted on four wooden wheels. The toy is packed in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1060/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: RONGE TOYS
 
Name: Beautiful - The doll mermaid
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 9062
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll 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 mermaid doll dressed in pink supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1064/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle for pushchair
 
Brand: Zheng he Toys / PH. KRIS-TAEM
 
Name: Happy Baby / Grzechotka do wozka [Pram rattle]
 
Type / number of model: Itm. No. 00-12749
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160212749
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The cord breaks easily, generating small parts (beads). A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Rattle made of hard plastic, intended to be strung across the front of a pushchair/pram. The rattle consists of four rabbit figurines and five beads tied to a cord. Packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1066/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: RONGE TOYS
 
Name: Beauty Fashion Girl
 
Type / number of model: Ref.9116
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435351291166
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll 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 doll in a blue and white dress. Packaging: The doll comes in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1072/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Ride-on toy
 
Brand: Happy Walk
 
Name: Animal Scooter
 
Type / number of model: Zebra
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The plush fabric of the toy can easily be removed and allow access to the internal mechanical parts and driving mechanism. If inserting extremities and moving the toy at the same time, a child may suffer injuries through crushing or pinching between moving parts.

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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description: A plush-covered, ride-on toy in the shape of a zebra with wheels on each foot. A zip fastener at the neck of the toy gives access to the mechanical parts. The toy is supplied in a brown cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1074/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach toy set
 
Brand: YF - Yong Feng
 
Name: Funny Toys
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 4584
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435114945848
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The pin holding the bucket handle can break easily. A small child may put this small part 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description: A variety of beach toys supplied in a bucket. The beach toy set is packed in a plastic net with label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1075/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: RONGE TOYS
 
Name: Beautiful The Doll Mermaid
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 1) 9060 and 2) 9061
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 8435351290602; 2) 8435351290619
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls' heads 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. The doll with reference 9061 also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 6.27 % by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic mermaid doll packed in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1077/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy xylophone
 
Brand: ZHIBAOLE TOYS
 
Name: Music Zone
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 16708 (9388-74) and 16701 (9388-75).
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8413419167080; 8413419167011
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The white pins connecting the sound bars to the base detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Toy xylophone in the shape of an organ or a guitar, supplied in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1080/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Doll
 
Brand: Arias
 
Name: Elegance
 
Type / number of model: 65078
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8427614650780
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll's shoes contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 17.4 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description: A 45 cm doll wearing a white flowery dress and a pink jacket with a fur collar. The doll is wearing beige shoes and has a white soother in the mouth.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1081/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Tal-Lira
 
Name: Little Miss
 
Type / number of model: No. 160 A B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The elastic hairbands contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.15% 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Plastic doll wearing a flowery dress and a pair of white shoes; supplied in a plastic bag. The doll also has beige, elastic bands in the hair.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1083/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle toy
 
Brand: XKKO Eco
 
Name: Ekologická detská hračka - Ecological baby toy
 
Type / number of model: Catalogue No. 8009
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8594161570929
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The ball closing the ring can break easily, generating small parts. A small child can put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Rattle toy comprised of five, flat, pastel-coloured, plastic rings strung on one larger white ring (diameter 68 mm), connected by a white hollow ball of 23 mm diameter.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0111/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO: 38356
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7521890383569
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children.

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: A green and yellow soft toy in the shape of a frog with a red bow and a white string. The frog emits a sound when squeezed. It is supplied without packaging but has a card label attached to it.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1065/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Intouro, Intouro M, Intouro E, Intouro ME, Intouro M/L, Intouro L
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0012*; Type: 633 01
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between April 2005 and April 2016.
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The electrical wiring of the generator can rub against the engine unit. This could damage the insulation, leading to the risk of a short-circuit and consequently a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1073/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: O530, O 530G, O 530 L, Citaro, Citaro G, Citaro L
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: K121, K330, L018 Types: O 530, O 530 G, O 530 L
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between August 1997 and December 2004 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A problem with the door control unit could lead to the anti-trap device for the doors failing. This could lead to passengers being caught in the closing doors.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden