Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 33 ( Published on: 18/08/2017)
Notification A12/0963/17 from Report-2017-029 has been temporarily removed from the RAPEX website pending the examination of new test reports.

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Alert number: A12/1096/17       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2300289820 (black necklace) , 2300289831 (blue necklace) , 2300289852 (red necklace)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The pendant contains cadmium (measured value 34.7% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

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 necklace with round metal pendants, available in three different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1107/17       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Jewellery
 
Type / number of model:  Art. Nr. AR785
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value 15.9% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Blocking and destruction of the remaining stock  (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Metal bracelet made of six heart-shaped links, white card label with gold-coloured print.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1115/17       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Mottoland
 
Name: Kette Kreuz schwarz ('Black cross necklace')
 
Type / number of model:  6130602
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4002162704303
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The pendant contains cadmium (measured value 9.2% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver-coloured chain with a large metal cross, decorated with semi-precious stones. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with a black/violet cardboard sleeve.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1086/17       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Dark Tone
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch SS192, expiry date 31/08/2019
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.02 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 145 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Benzo(a)pyrene is a carcinogenic PAH.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black tattoo ink in a 29.6 ml bottle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: A12/1087/17       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Deep Red
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 960315
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine anisidine which is classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic and sensitising (measured value: 20 mg/kg).

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, o-ansidine should not be present in tattoo ink.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  Red tattoo ink in a 30-ml bottle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1088/17       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Deep red
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 040616
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine anisidine which is classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic and sensitising (measured value: 39 mg/kg).

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, o-ansidine should not be present in tattoo ink.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  Red tattoo ink in a 30 ml bottle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1089/17       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Svitici Retez
 
Type / number of model:  Item number: 424 12 29
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8713142412298
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient and the user may consequently have access to live parts.

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: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  LED lighting chain with 100 lights, intended for indoor use. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1095/17       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Merry Christmas
 
Type / number of model:  Item number: 37488
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7521890374888
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient and the user may consequently have access to live parts.

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

 
Description:  LED lighting chain with 280 lights. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1100/17       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  lighting chain
 
Brand: OCEAN
 
Name: Luces de Arbol Multicolor
 
Type / number of model:  ZHK-258
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5614000912581
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not resistant to pulling and could detach. The insulation of the cable is inadequate. These defects could lead to the user accessing the live conductors.

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 140 lights.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1110/17       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
 
Name: Luces Decorativas de Navidad
 
Type / number of model:  NL-701, 30L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6926668800117
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cover of the controller can detach. The cable is not properly secured and is too thin. These defects can lead to live parts becoming 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 30 lights, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1091/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorhome
 
Brand: Capron
 
Name: Roadcar 540, 600, 640
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1442, e1*2007/46*1473; types: CKF1, CKF2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production years affected: 2015 and 2016.
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The connecting cable for the external socket may be incorrectly installed. As a result, the windscreen wiper linkage can chafe the cable’s external insulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorhome
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1092/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: S-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0335*33-34 type: 221
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 9/03/2017 and 24/05/2017.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Poorly installed electrical system wiring in the passenger compartment could lead to a short-circuit and fire.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1094/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: XC90
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0929*04; type: L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 23/09/2016 and 8/11/2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner in the third row of seats means that, in the event of deployment of the seat belt tensioner, parts of the gas generator could detach causing 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:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1099/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car/ pickup truck
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: IMV (TSAM)
 
Type / number of model:  KUN25, KUN26; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*0148.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production years: 2008 - 2011
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vehicles involved were erroneously included in a recall to replace the driver air bag inflator. This resulted in the inflator being replaced with one that is not designed for the vehicle's driver air bag system. As a consequence, in the event of a crash where the airbags are deployed, the driver air bag may not inflate as intended, increasing the risk of injury for the driver.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car/ pickup truck
Country of origin:  South Africa
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1102/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Hilux (TSAM)
 
Type / number of model:  GUN125, GUN135, LAN125; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*2587.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Left-hand drive vehicles are affected. Production years: 2016 - 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A clip for the engine compartment main wiring harness, located behind the steering shaft, may not be securely attached. This could result in the wiring harness coming into contact with the steering shaft. Damage to the wiring harness, caused as a result, could lead to the engine stalling and the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck
Country of origin:  South Africa
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1112/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: G310R
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*168/2013*00017*; Type: 5R31
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The motorcycles affected were produced between 15 December 2016 and 1 April 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The handlebar clamp may be incorrectly bolted. This may lead to twisting of the handlebars, resulting in an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1113/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: RZR 170
 
Type / number of model:  Model year 2015-2017
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 15/09/2014 and 21/03/2016.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The wiring harness may short-circuit with no circuit protection. 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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1114/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: RZR 170
 
Type / number of model:  Model year 2015-2016
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 01/10/2014 and 24/02/2017.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fuel tank may crack, resulting in a fuel leak. This could lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicles - Polaris RZR 170
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1116/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: ACE 150, Outlaw 50, 90, 110, Phoenix 200, Predator 50, 90, Quadricycle 200, Sawtooth 200, Scrambler 90 and Sportsman 90, 110
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 30/10/2001 and 02/03/2017.
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Components, including the brake pads, contain asbestos.
 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicle
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1098/17       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Mobile phone case
 
Brand: Victoria's Secret
 
Name: Liquid Glitter Phone Case
 
Type / number of model:  22981035, 23136828, 23142231, 23244791, 23239365, 23186945, 23186946, 23273349, 23273348, 23305194, 23305192, 23305195, 23305191, 23305193, 23314726
 
Batch number / Barcode:  UPC: 667540177601, UPC: 667541590553, UPC: 667541621530, UPC: 667542590262, UPC: 667542590255, UPC: 667542076001, UPC: 667542076018, UPC: 667542836421, UPC: 667542836414, UPC: 667543128648, UPC: 667543128624, UPC: 667543128655, UPC: 667543128617, UPC: 667543128631, UPC: 667543220533.
 
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.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.victoriassecret.com/1268032144449

 
Description:  Decorative mobile phone cover made of clear plastic containing liquid and glitter.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1090/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Novelty headband
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No. 5232696
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6951452326962
 
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:  A blue plastic headband with bunny ears and battery compartment with two button cells. The plastic lid covering the button cells is not secured and can be removed easily. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag with a sticker label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: A12/1097/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: The Beautiful Girl
 
Type / number of model:  No.: 8106
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6902352306691, BB669-30, 00502 028070 400502
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9.91 % 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll approx. 29 cm tall. The doll is sold with different clothes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1101/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Felt-tip pens
 
Brand: Fiorello
 
Name: Erasable Color Markers
 
Type / number of model:  GR-F116-12
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5903364265540
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The green felt pen contains lead (measured value 6.1 mg/kg). Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects to which children are particularly sensitive.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of felt pens packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1104/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fridge magnet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Magnetic 2x2 Magic Cube
 
Type / number of model:  Product Code PU4760D
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4710713274501
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cube can come apart easily, generating a small part to which the magnet is attached. If a child swallows this part and another magnet or metal object, these parts could attract each other causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Miniature fridge magnet in the form of a puzzle cube. The product is purchased as one pack containing 24 units; the cubes are individually wrapped in clear plastic bags.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1108/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy rifle
 
Brand: FANLONG TOYS
 
Name: SVD SNIPER RIFLE
 
Type / number of model:  7557-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991203474726
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery-operated, plastic gun with laser aimer, producing vibration and sound. The gun comes with a mounting bracket and is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1109/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Halloween Dracula
 
Type / number of model:  280935
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6410412809353, batch numer 08/16
 
Risk type:  Burns, Strangulation
 
The cords in the neck/throat area can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. Moreover, the material of the cape is highly flammable. If the cape catches fire when worn, the child could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-2 and EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's black cape with a hood and cords in the neck area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1111/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: AMIA
 
Name: Schlaf-Baby mit Mütze ('Baby doll with hat')
 
Type / number of model:  Item No: 500 06 042
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4022498508086
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyelash band detaches easily from the eyelid of the doll. 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Baby doll with hat and assorted clothing; size 30 cm.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Iceland, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1084/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F547
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cords to be tied at the back and in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink bikini for girls of 9-10 years. The bikini has cords to be tied at the back and waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1085/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: AMAYI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YLM13088
 
Batch number / Barcode:  78160310130886
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cords to be tied as shoulder straps can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink and blue bikini for 3-4 year old girls. The upper part of the bikini has cords with free ends to be tied as shoulder straps.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1105/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: AMAYI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DY13068
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7443170940685
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The halter-neck cords and the embellishments can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries or strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls' bikini with pink coloured bottom part and white floral upper part, intended for girls age 5-6 years. The upper part is designed with drawstrings which are fixed with a clip at the back and has halter neck cords.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/1106/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: AMAYI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DY13066
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7443170940661
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cords to be tied at the back can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Multicoloured bikini intended for girls up to 8 years old. The upper part of the bikini is designed with shoulder straps and cords with free ends that are tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/1093/17       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
 
Type / number of model:  JKD-602
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902367970307
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The carbon monoxide detector is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector packaged in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33

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Alert number: A12/1103/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric Kettle
 
Brand: KW - KAWASHI Japan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ΚW-201 & KW-202
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 1299040211470
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
If the kettle boils dry, plastic parts can melt leaving live parts accessible to the user.
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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Cordless electric kettle supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 33