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Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 35 (Published on: 01/09/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1160/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: TRUDI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: EC 125, PEC1410, 710521325, 241216
 
Batch number / Barcode: PEC 1410; EAN 800652928076
 
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
 
The soother holder strap is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child.
In addition, the strap breaks easily and the fastener exceeds the maximum size allowed, which may cause choking.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description: Soother holder with a teddy bear, supplied in a plastic transparent box.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1163/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: Cheer
 
Name: Safety Soother - Clipping Chains
 
Type / number of model: TR-931-RED
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0298401000037
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The soother holder breaks easily and generates small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description: Red soother holder with ladybug, packed in a blister package with cardboard back.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1162/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bad Boy
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings in the hood, which could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Grey pullover hoodie for children with a kangaroo pocket. Blue text "Bad Boy" in the front. Sizes 5-14 years (XS-XL).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1167/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: KPR 580
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing 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: Children’s clothing set consisting of a denim sleeveless jacket, denim trousers and a long-sleeved blouse. All three parts bear the inscription „KPR 580” and a „SOHO 43” sticker. The jacket's hood has free ends which are not fixed ot the garment.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1168/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: GLO STORY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: BRO-9504
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999032795044
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the hood which may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing 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: Grey children’s sweatshirt, intended for older children and adolescents, with two pockets, a zipper and a hood, supplied with functional cords with free ends not secured against unravelling.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1169/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's T-shirt
 
Brand: PERI MASALI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 05838
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8697690058385
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small rhinestones can easily be detached and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.
 

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

 
Description: Pink T-shirt for girls up to 3 years of age. It has white flowers, the inscription "Happy Summer" and glued rhinestones on the front.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1173/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's jacket
 
Brand: Six Bunnies
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1) True Till Death; 2) Rock'n'Roll; 3) Respect
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood could become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Different models (grey/white/grey with black sleeves) of jackets with hoods, kangaroo pockets and zip-fastener. Sizes 2-10 years (S-2XL).
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1183/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s dress
 
Brand: Bulsen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 326
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8680445163267
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The rhinestones can easily be detached and put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking. In addition, the safety pin can cause eye or skin injuries.
 

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

 
Description: White dress with lace, a decorative flower (fixed by safety pins) and rhinestones, for children up to 3 years of age.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1191/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s dress
 
Brand: Picola
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 5168, 9-12-18-24 AY
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8698636051682
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The rhinestones can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking. In addition, the safety pin can cause eye or skin injuries.
 

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

 
Description: White sleeveless dress with decorative flowers (fixed by safety pins) and rhinestones, for children up to 3 years of age.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1159/17       
Category: Communication and media equipment
 
Product: Powerbank
 
Brand: New look
 
Name: Power Bank
 
Type / number of model: Nw Look 2800 mAh
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8719075490273 (blue); 8719075490280 (pink); 8719075490297 (gold-coloured)
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The battery does not contain an over-current protection and it can easily overheat.
2 accidents reported.
 

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

 
Description: Powerbank for chargin mobile devices, packed in a cardboard box. Available in different colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1171/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Face mask
 
Brand: KELA COSMETIQUE
 
Name: Rhassoul à la fleur d'oranger ('Rhassoul clay with orange blossom')
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains nickel and barium (measured value: 0.003% by weight). Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Clay-based cream to be applied as a mask to the skin, 200g pot.
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1181/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Pendant
 
Brand: Farnia Art & Craft
 
Name: Lankakerä 31 mm ('Ball of wool, 31 mm')
 
Type / number of model: 8009820
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6430011674596
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the pendant of the necklace is too high (measured values up to 27.8 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Silver coloured pendant in the shape of a ball of yarn, 6 pieces/package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1182/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Ring
 
Brand: Suomen Korutuote
 
Name: Beat of Love
 
Type / number of model: TS-134-6MM
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6438112173949
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the ring is too high (measured values up to 2.74 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Tungsten ring, matte ornament
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1184/17       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Korukolmio
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6412982871105
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value 42 % by weight). Exposure to cadmium is harmful for human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and/or cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Earring with a pearl and a black rhinestone.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1174/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Somogyi Elektronic
 
Name: CONNECTABLE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SET
 
Type / number of model: 1. KTI 100/WH; , 2. KTF 100/WW
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1. 5 998312 778982; , 2. 5 999084 901660
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The PVC insulation does not protect sufficiently against water penetration and does not resist sufficiently to weather changes and can suffer damages. As a result, users might receive an electric shock when touching accessible live parts.

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

 
Description: Decorative lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable LED lamps. Intended for outdoor use. Packaging: blue and white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1193/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Wall light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Valaisin
 
Type / number of model: DAS0468, 308372
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6419773786150
 
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 60598.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: LED wall light incorporating a power supply. Sold in a white cardboard package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1161/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Kuga
 
Type / number of model: Type Approval Number: E13*2001/116*0109.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 17/07/2012 and 19/06/2014.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
In the event of a vehicle impact which deploys the front seat belt pre-tensioner, insulation material in the internal door pillar trim could ignite during the activation of the gas generator and the winding up of the seat belt.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1164/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Proace
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0537*01, e2*2007/46*0537*03, e2*2007/46*0538*01, e2*2007/46*0538*03
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 28 June 2016 and 23 September 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The starter relay may be faulty, which could lead to inadvertent movement of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Germany, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1165/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Traveller, Expert
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02, e2*2007/46*0533*03
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 25 June 2016 and 10 September 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The starter relay may be faulty, which could lead to inadvertent movement of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1166/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Mégane
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0546 ext. 00 à 04
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between the start of production and 11 October 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is an error in the instructions for the procedure for locking the rear doors.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1170/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Scrambler 1000
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 11/10/2013 and 26/05/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Vehicles may not be calibrated to enter into safe mode in the event of a stuck throttle cable.
 

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 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1172/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Kuga, Focus, CMAX
 
Type / number of model: Type Approval Numbers: E13*2001/116*0109, E13*2007/46*1138*20 and E13*2007/46*1103*19.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 18/07/2015 and 27/12/2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The airbag inflator may be defective which may prevent the side airbag(s) and/or knee airbag deploying 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: Germany
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1187/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0530*02, e2*2007/46*0531*01
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 25/06/2016 and 10/09/2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The starter relay may be faulty, which could lead to inadvertent movement of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1188/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Zoe
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0251 00 - 08
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between the start of production and 26 January 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The "park" function activator on the parking brake mechanism may break. As a consequence it may not be possible to lock the automatic transmission in the park position.


 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1180/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Gardening gloves
 
Brand: GUT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch GE 9702
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 12.1 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Leather gardening gloves, palms and back made of white leather, brown rose printed on the back, cuff (approx. 20 cm long) made of pink material.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1157/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby toy
 
Brand: Selecta
 
Name: Pia lah
 
Type / number of model: 001558
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 003332 015588
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small wooden beads become easily detached. A child could 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Blue toy in the shape of a donkey, made of wood with various wooden parts, a small bell. and a Velcro strip on the bottom. Attached to a cardboard label.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1158/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Mobile for prams
 
Brand: Selecta
 
Name: Limbo Mini Mobile
 
Type / number of model: Article No 1344
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 003332 013447
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small wooden beads become easily detached. A child could 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Mobile consisting of a flat plastic ring from which balls are suspended; in the middle there is a lens-shaped element and a wheel with a small bell. It has a clip to be attached to prams.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1175/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SUMMER - Masha and the bear
 
Type / number of model: NO.668
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss.

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: Children's toy mobile phone made of pink and black plastic depicting Masha and the bear, operated by three AA batteries. The toy emits a sound after pressing. Packed in a red cardboard box with a photo of the product.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1185/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy airplane
 
Brand: XIN TAI
 
Name: Cartoon - Sharpen the wits plane
 
Type / number of model: NGHD786965 (on the label) No.8608 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991207869658
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy contains 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A colorful plastic airplane consisting of 23 pieces, supplied in a cardboard blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1186/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Children's jigsaw
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Apple
 
Type / number of model: NO: ST-097 130094
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6901301300940
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy contains 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: A wooden jigsaw puzzle in the shape of an apple consisting of 4 pieces, wrapped in a transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1189/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fabric doll
 
Brand: Best all
 
Name: Plysová hracka
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO:904438
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8581939044386
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (the beads) can easily detach from the doll. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: A fabric doll wearing a white bead necklace and two earrings, attached to a suction cup. The doll emits a sound after pressing. Supplied without a packaging with an attached paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1190/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Zhong Ting / Hipo
 
Name: Happy Childhood - Dinozaur T-Rex Ciagacz 28 cm (28 cm Pull string dinosaur with puzzle block)
 
Type / number of model: #HHC02/1285N
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5907700685818, Batch No. CN-7892
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy breaks 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plastic toy dinosaur with string attached, moving on four wheels attached to metal axis. On the sides of the toy there are holes through which plastic blocks can be inserted.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1192/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Children's jigsaw
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fox
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO:40969 (on the label) 026 (on the product)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7521890409696
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy contains 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: 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 wooden jigsaw puzzle in the shape of a fox consisting of 11 pieces, wrapped in a transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0116/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: bebéduE
 
Name: Microorganismos - Pacifier chain
 
Type / number of model: 80308 / Lot:0055 1873 0512
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8430058803087
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The soother holder breaks easily and generates small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description: Soother holder, supplied in a blister package with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

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Alert number: A11/0115/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Smiffy's / Serious Fun
 
Name: FEVER - Combat Chick
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5020570308196
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic packaging of the costume contains cadmium (measured value 0.04% by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the requirements of the Directive on packaging and packaging waste.
 

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

 
Description: Fancy-dress costume in a transparent plastic packaging with a black, plastic handle
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1176/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Coach
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: MB E15 SHD, Tourismo RHD, Tourismo RH, Tourismo RH-M/2A, Tourismo RHD-L, Tourismo RH-K, Tourismo RHD-M, Intouro, S 415 UL Business, S 415 LE Business, Intouro M, Intouro L
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1569, e1*2007/46*0024, e1*2007/46*0132, e1*2007/46*0025, e1*2007/46*0012, e1*2007/46*0014 Types: 410 04, 632 01, 632 07, 632 02, 633 01, 633 04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between March 2016 and May 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Cladding on the driver window module can become detached and fall into the road causing a risk for following vehicles.
 

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

 
Description: Coach
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1177/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs, Atego, Axor
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0706 e1*2007/46*0715 e1*2007/46*0754 e1*2007/46*0755 e1*2007/46*0774 e1*2007/46*0775 e1*2007/46*0776 e1*2007/46*0831 e1*2007/46*0753 e1*2007/46*0756 e1*2007/46*0777 e1*2007/46*0726 e1*2007/46*0727 e1*2007/46*0732 e1*2007/46*0733 e1*2007/46*0734 e1*2007/46*0735 e1*2007/46*0736 e1*2007/46*0737 e1*2007/46*0736 e1*2007/46*0738 e1*2007/46*0742 e1*2007/46*0728 e1*2007/46*1170 e1*2007/46*1171 e1*2007/46*1172 e1*2007/46*1175 e1*2007/46*1176 e1*2007/46*0841 e1*2007/46*0842 e1*2007/46*0843 e1*2007/46*0846 e1*2007/46*0847 e1*2007/46*1048 e1*2007/46*1049 Model:BR 93x, 94x, 95x, 963, 964, 967,97x
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 14 June 2012 and 11 July 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rear axle housing may break.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1178/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Axor, Econic, Actros, Antos, Arocs
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0682, e1*2007/46*0706, e1*2007/46*0715, e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0728, e1*2007/46*0729, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0734, e1*2007/46*0735, e1*2007/46*0736, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0731, e1*2007/46*0738, e1*2007/46*0739, e1*2007/46*0740, e1*2007/46*0741, e1*2007/46*0742, e1*2007/46*0743, e1*2007/46*0755, e1*2007/46*0774, e1*2007/46*0775, e1*2007/46*0779, e1*2007/46*0780, e1*2007/46*0792, e1*2007/46*0793, e1*2007/46*0811, e1*2007/46*0812, e1*2007/46*0813, e1*2007/46*0819, e1*2007/46*0820, e1*2007/46*0821, e1*2007/46*0822, e1*2007/46*0823, e1*2007/46*0824, e1*2007/46*0836, e1*2007/46*0837, e1*2007/46*0838, e1*2007/46*1028 e1*2007/46*1222 e1*2007/46*1223 Models: BR 93x, 94x, 956, 963, 964
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 27 September 2016 and 11 May 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Loose bolts on the gearbox locking pin may lead to complete loss of power transmission when shifting from sixth gear to seventh gear.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1179/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Unimog
 
Name: U216/U218/U318/U423/U427/U430/U423/U427/U430/U527/U530/U527/U530
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1214*, e1*2007/46*1215*, e1*2007/46*1216* Typ: UGE-452, UGE-232, UGE-453
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between July 2014 and June 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The hydraulic hoses may burst, causing hydraulic oil to leak onto the road. This increases the risk of accidents for following vehicles.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 35

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1194/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citaro, Capacity
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090; type: 628 02, 628 03
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between February 2011 and May 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Because a bundle of cables with different functions (current carrying cables, earth cables, signal lines) are unsuitably positioned, the cable insulation may become worn through, resulting in a short-circuit. This may lead to the engine suddenly being switched off during driving.
 

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 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Sweden