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Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 34 (Published on: 25/08/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1117/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Bleach
 
Brand: SUPRA
 
Name: Super Cloro / Bleach - Eau de javel
 
Type / number of model: 3.89 litres/128 oz plastic jug
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7460180000017
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The liquid is corrosive, skin and eye irritating but lacks the appropriate pictograms and warnings and child-resistant fastening, required for these kind of products. Users have therefore no information on a safe use of the product and on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 

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

 
Description: Plastic jug holding 3.89 litres of bleach.
Country of origin: Dominican Republic
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1156/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Descaling product
 
Brand: Kruidvat
 
Name: 1) Ontkalker Detartrant; 2) Formula Expert Ontkalker
 
Type / number of model: 8717333404291
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Burns
 
When used in a kettle or coffee maker, the liquid in the device will strongly foam and boil over. This can cause the user to be scalded.
 

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

 
Description: Descaling solution in a 250ml bottle.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1127/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children's car seat
 
Brand: RECARO
 
Name: Optia
 
Type / number of model: Item number: 6136
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In the event of an accident, the seat can separate from the base, preventing effective restraint of the child.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Car seat for children 9-18 kg. The seat can only be used in combination with an ISO Fix base "RECARO" Fix or "Smart Click". Available in various colors.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1131/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children's car seat
 
Brand: RECARO
 
Name: 1.) Zero.1 R44; 2.) Zero.1 R129 i-Size
 
Type / number of model: Item numbers: 6300 and 6303, Serial numbers of affected products: KS01022139 - KS01024461 and KS0128355 KS01035954 - KS01039574 KS01048736 - KS01049087
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An inadequate belt adjuster may have been installed. As a consequence the straps securing the child may come loose which could reduce retention in the event of an accident or sudden braking of the vehicle.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Car seat for children 0-18 kg. Available in various colors.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1118/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls bikini
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Minnie Mouse
 
Type / number of model: UGR-2181
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8699049126059
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The halter neck cords of the bikini can become trapped during various activities of a 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' Minnie Mouse pink bikini for 6-year old girls. The bikini has halter neck cords with free ends.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1120/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls swimsuit - bikini set
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Minnie mouse
 
Type / number of model: UGR-1489
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8699049119136
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The halter neck cords of the bikini can become trapped during various activities of a 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' Minnie Mouse bikini for 4-year old girls, red and blue with white polka dots. The bikini has halter neck cords with free ends.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1125/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Women's shoes
 
Brand: Enplus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: R1605-2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 8.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reaction.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Women's white sandals with leather insole. The heel is about 5 cm high. Sold in a white and pink shoe box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1128/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys’ trousers
 
Brand: “TNTS"
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords in the waist area are not fixed to the garment and may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing 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: Boys’ trousers with two pockets, size 13/158 (up to 14 years of age), with the inscription „NEW YORK, BROOKLYN, Sports and Co“. The trousers have 22 cm long cords in the waist area which are not fixed to the garment.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1129/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ swimwear
 
Brand: Honey
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: SHAPEZRT:F539
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The product has drawstrings which are tied at the back and around the neck and could become trapped during various activities of a child.

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: Green girls’ swimwear with white dots and butterflies (ages up to 7 and 7-14), with cords with free ends in the neck and back area.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1132/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s shoes
 
Brand: KWS - Kids With Style
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative flowers can easily detach and be put in the mouth by small children.
 

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

 
Description: Girls' shoes with decorative flowers and Velcro.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1140/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Men's shoes
 
Brand: KIABI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: VF089
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high. Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Men's leather shoes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, France

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Alert number: A12/1149/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' shoes
 
Brand: ddstep
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 026-8bl, No. 35
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the pink leather is too high (measured value 18.0 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and might trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Leather shoes for girls, white color with pink and white flowers.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1151/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Women´s sandals
 
Brand: Bronx
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 43995-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717911792376
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 5.0 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may triger allergic reaction.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Women's sandals made of brown and pink leather.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1136/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin-lightening cream
 
Brand: Caro white
 
Name: Lightening Beauty Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530049; C1/39879-A
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 4.1% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)

 
Description: Skin lightening cream in an orange-coloured plastic jar of 500 ml with screw top and label.
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1137/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: Caro white
 
Name: Lightening Beauty Lotion
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530001; A2/39004-A
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 4.3% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)

 
Description: Skin lightening lotion in an orange-coloured bottle of 500ml with lid and label.
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1138/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin-lightening oil
 
Brand: Caro white
 
Name: Lightening Oil
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530070; I3/37451-A
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 4.3% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)

 
Description: Skin lightening oil in an orange-coloured plastic bottle of 50 ml with screw top and label.
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1142/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: 2-in-1 Mini oven with hot plates
 
Brand: Emerio
 
Name: Multi Oven
 
Type / number of model: MO-110489/MO-110489.2
 
Batch number / Barcode: All bar codes are affected.
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The cable inside the oven may be placed too close to the hot plate. As a consequence the cable can melt, causing an electrical shock.

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: Manufacturer)

 
Description: Oven with hotplates, 2930 W, 28 liter capacity, available in black and white.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany

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Alert number: A12/1145/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: LED light
 
Brand: Qualedy
 
Name: LED Corn Light 360°
 
Type / number of model: E27 Corn 9Watt 3000K 900Lm
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718885470239 artnr. MP012706 batch 130802
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient. The electric insulation is not adequate. The user can touch live, non-insulated parts of light.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598-1 and EN 62560.
 

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

 
Description: LED-bulb in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1148/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 140 LED LIGHT
 
Type / number of model: L140 (on the product); 140 LED (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9 795104 579170
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and can come into contact with sharp edges. The insulation for the LEDs is inadequate. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.

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

 
Description: Lighting chain including serial-parallel connected non-replaceable 140 LED lamps. (35 blue, 35 green, 35 yellow, 35 red). AC 220V-240V, 50Hz Class 0. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1122/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Grande Punto
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2001/116*0217*45; type: 199
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between May 2016 and January 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner 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: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1123/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Kadjar
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e2*2007/46*0475 Type: RFE
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 11 March 2015 and 11 October 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to a problem with the airbag control module, the airbag may fail to deploy, or deploy incorrectly, in the event 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: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1124/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Ypsilon
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*25 Type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between September 2016 and December 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner for the front 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: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1146/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Thema
 
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0141*14 Type: LX
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between March 2011 and July 2012.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A fault in the gas generator of the front passenger airbag can cause uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated and lead to the discharge of small metal particles.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1147/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 4-Series Cabrio, 6-series Gran Coupé, Cabrio and Coupé, M4
 
Type / number of model: Type: 3C, 6C and M3 EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0316, e1*2007/46*0562 und e1*2007*46*0377
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured in July 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The bolt on the outside of the seat mechanism of both front seats may not have been properly secured. If the bolt comes loose, the seat can move backwards in the event of a rear-end collision accident, which would increase the risk of injury to the occupants.
 

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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1150/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Micra (K14)
 
Type / number of model: EC-type approval number: e9*2007/46*6454;
 
Batch number / Barcode: Affected vehicles are equipped with a mechanical key and were produced between 23/05/2016 and 14/04/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The ignition switch harness may not be correctly locked in position. As a result the connector may disconnect, which could result in engine shut down while driving with no possibility to restart.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1153/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Inflatable armbands
 
Brand: Playing Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1) Pink JL047028PF / JL047028NPF 2) Yellow JL047028PF / JL047028NPF 3) 3D ladybug 4) 3D frog 5) 3D octopus
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 4894532057238 , 2) 4894532057245 , 3) 4894532058082 , 4) 4894532058075 , 5) 4894532058068
 
Risk type: Drowning
 
The upper welding connecting both inflatable chambers of the armband may not be sufficiently resistant and can tear during use.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
 

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

 
Description: Inflatable armbands in different colours or shapes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, France

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Alert number: A12/1155/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Inflatable armbands
 
Brand: Lief! Lifestyle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Art no 0773086
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 8712051534992 (blue colour); 2) 8712051534985 (pink colour); Batch 41151
 
Risk type: Drowning
 
The upper welding connecting both inflatable chambers of the armband may not be sufficiently resistant and can tear during use.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
 

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

 
Description: Children's inflatable armbands in different colours and with various pictures.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1119/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden puzzle
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: HF-PT-3175-CY
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0467548000037
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small red pegs can easily be detached from the puzzle pieces, generating small parts. Small children 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Wooden puzzle in a shape of a cow.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1121/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy Gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Night eagle vanguard
 
Type / number of model: 671
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6945795308396
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the foam projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by it.

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: Toy gun set with 3 foam projectiles with suction cup. Carton window blisted packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1126/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Toys Group
 
Name: Bathtub baby
 
Type / number of model: Serial no: TG364136-604-249
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902553803846
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 21.6% 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: Plastic doll and pink plastic bathtub, packaged in plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1130/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic gun set
 
Brand: Hipo
 
Name: CITY POLICE
 
Type / number of model: #HES22 / EP5003
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch no. CN-7830, EAN: 5907700682435
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by it.

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 consists of plastic toy gun, three projectiles with suction cups attached and cardboard target with plastic holder. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1133/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Rong Long
 
Name: My Lovely Baby - Tutu Love
 
Type / number of model: 9073
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24.4% 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Soft plastic doll wearing a blue and pink babygrow with pink flowered buttons in the middle. The doll has blonde hair with two pink ribbons.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1139/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bath toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Animal
 
Type / number of model: KR1505193
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 10.1 % 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: One large blue seal and 2 other small seals supplied in a white net.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1143/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll with bear
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Masha and the bear
 
Type / number of model: No. 8899 (on the packaging); KA 45-1 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Plastic doll with bear (Masha and the bear). Name depicted with Cyrillic characters on the packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/1144/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic animal toys (squeeze toy)
 
Brand: LT LIAN TAI
 
Name: Animal Forest
 
Type / number of model: Item NO: LT314
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6950011089966
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The toys contain di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value ˃20% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.27% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: Set of 6 plastic animals, in different colours, around 14 cm high, for children between 0-3, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1152/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic swing
 
Brand: EVORA
 
Name: Kinder schommel ('Swing for children')
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4894532079643 (Green);, 4894532079650 (Red)
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The plastic ring to adjust the height of the swing might break. This can cause a swinging child to fall on the ground.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic swing for children in different colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1154/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden race-track
 
Brand: Playing Kids
 
Name: Houten Racebaan (Wooden race course)
 
Type / number of model: Model 150143
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 4894532157365 (standard); 4894532157372 (jungle)
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The wheels are not securely fixed to the car and can come loose. A child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Wooden race track packed in a cardboard packaging, containing 4 coloured cars.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0113/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FROZEN
 
Type / number of model: 19059-9
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The lid of the battery compartment can easily be removed and the batteries are accessible. A child can put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing choking or damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract.

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

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

 
Description: Children's toy mobile phone packed in a blister with cardboard back. The toy is operated by two AA batteries, included in the package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34

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Alert number: A11/0114/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Trampoline
 
Brand: Thys Toys
 
Name: Trampoline rechthoek 153 x 215cm ('Rectangular trampoline 153 x 215cm')
 
Type / number of model: KS0678
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717973725893
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The tube to which the safety net is attached can detach easily: children might be injured by protruding parts or jump over the net accidentally if it comes loose. In addition, there is a gap between the mat and the padding where children might slip through and hit the ground or get trapped, and the leg of the trampoline may come loose.

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

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

 
Description: Rectangular trampoline for domestic use, 215 cm x 153 cm, with safety net, packed in cardboard boxes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
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Alert number: A12/1134/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Tourismo RHD, Tourismo RHD-M/2A, Tourismo RHD-L, Tourismo RHD-M
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0024, e1*2007/46*0025; types: 632 01, 632 02
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between January 2016 and July 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An incorrectly glued window pane on the door of the lift for disabled people may fall out and injure third parties.
 

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 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1135/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Sprinter City 65, Sprinter City 77
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1234*01, e13*2007/46*1146*02, e13*2007/46*1146*06; type: GA-NF-XXL-M3, GA-NF-M3
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between May 2012 and July 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rotatable driver’s seat has an inadequate range of adjustment. As a consequence, the parking brake cannot be fully applied under certain conditions.
 

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 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1141/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Volvo Trucks
 
Name: FE / FL
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0174, e2*2007/46*0175, e2*2007/46*0032, e2*2007/46*0166, e2*2007/46*0161, e2*2007/46*0034, e2*2007/46*0513, e2*2007/46*1375, e2*2007/46*1376 Types: FEA3C, FEB3C, FEF3C, FEL3C, FLB2C, FLB3C, FLA3C, FLD2C, FLD3C
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2014 and 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The screw connection near the rear axle suspension is inadequate. As a consequence, the rear axle could become misaligned, leading to unstable driving conditions.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Sweden