Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 37 ( Published on: 15/09/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1237/17       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Goalkeeper gloves
 
Brand: Fatpipe
 
Name: Goalkeeper gloves
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6418712183807
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 11.6 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Goalkeeper gloves made of light grey leather and black textile material. Yellow text "FP" on the back of gloves and yellow logo "fatpipe" on the wrist. Packed in a soft transparent plastic pouch.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1246/17       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Moss Copenhagen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The bracelet contains lead (measured value 0.14% by weight). Lead is hazardous for both human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Thin silver bracelet sold in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1232/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED bulb
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Party LED
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 998284 703906, 5 998284 704330
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts can be touched through the opening between the cover and the casing. The cover can be rotated, which could lead to the live cable detaching and becoming accessible.

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

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

 
Description:  LED bulb with rotating, egg-shaped, plastic casing, 3 W, E27. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1235/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Light bulb
 
Brand: ECONOMIC LIGHTING
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  89611M P06/2014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9003348869521
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The bulb can easily break apart during assembly or while operating and live parts could become accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched.

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

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

 
Description:  Light bulb.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1262/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: GL
 
Name: SOLAR ZOOM CAMPING LAMP
 
Type / number of model:  GL-9599
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat. The heat and flame resistance of the insulating material is not sufficient. The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port 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 (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Rechargeable 2-in-1 portable lamp (torch/lantern) with 5+1 LEDs and USB port. It can be charged directly from the mains or by a built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1256/17       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Chainsaw
 
Brand: Wendali
 
Name: Gasoline Chain saw
 
Type / number of model:  Models: 5800 and 5800a
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The mechanical strength of the chainsaw is insufficient: the front hand guard and front handle can easily deform or break. Moreover the automatic chain brake and the brake stopping system are inadequate. As a consequence, the user might get in contact with the moving chain, suffering injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681-1.
 

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

 
Description:  2 handle petrol chainsaw, used for cutting wood.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1233/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 5 Series Limousine, 5 Series Touring, 6 Series Gran Turismo
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1688, e1*2007/46*1750, e1*2007/46*1791; types: G5L, G5K, G6GT
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front safety belts may have a faulty locking mechanism.
 

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 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1254/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Mito
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2001/116*0278*; Type: 955
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles from the production period October 2016 to January 2017 are affected
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator can lead to parts of the seat-belt pre-tensioner detaching and entering the passenger compartment.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Ireland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1255/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorhome
 
Brand: Bürstner
 
Name: Elegance, Viseo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0328*; e1*2007/46*1032*; Types: 3030, 4030
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2015 and 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bed above the driver and front passenger seats may drop down while driving due to the locking mechanism releasing.
 

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 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1258/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Ypsilon
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in November 2014
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an inadequate weld, the rear right ISOFIX child seat mounting may become detached 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:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1259/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0501*28-32, e1*2007/46*1560*00-04; Type: 212, R1ES
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between August 2016 and May 2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The mixing ratio of the propellant for the seat-belt pre-tensioner igniters may be incorrect. In an accident in which the rear seat-belt pre-tensioners were activated, the igniters might not ignite as intended and the pre-tensioners would not provide the restraint performance required.
 

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 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1223/17       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Steering wheel cover
 
Brand: Akhan
 
Name: Direksiyon Kilifi - Steering Wheel Cover
 
Type / number of model:  KMHLB259E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  252699890194
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The handles contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including among others: benzo(a)pyrene (measured value up to: 57.5 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value up to: 39.5 mg/kg), benzo(j)fluoranthene (measured value up to: 49 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Steering-wheel cover for motor vehicles, suitable for the Renault Scenic.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1248/17       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Aerosol fire extinguisher
 
Brand: Elotec Elostop
 
Name: Slukkeskum
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
In case of fire, the fire extinguisher fails to efficiently extinguish the flames of small fires and this can even lead to a more intense fire. The user could therefore receive burns.

 

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

 
Description:  Aerosol fire extinguisher.
Country of origin:  Norway
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1225/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother
 
Brand: Camera
 
Name: Silicone soothers
 
Type / number of model:  model: 46535
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The soother breaks easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
 

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

 
Description:  Silicone soother for children over 3 months, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1226/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother
 
Brand: Cangaroо
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Heart; Item №: P1169
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800146259907, Lot. No: N1519CK2121
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The soother breaks easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
 

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

 
Description:  Silicone soother fixed to a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1227/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Babymoov
 
Name: Pacifier Clip
 
Type / number of model:  Ref: A106606 F-63051 EAN: 3661276016200; 2215-089A Ref: A106607. Ref: A106608 Ref: A106609 – different colours
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Soother holder, packed in plastic packaging on a cardboard.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1228/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: THERMOBABY
 
Name: Chain and Clip for Dummy
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No 2180144
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 3 023190 80 1445; 3 023190 80 1346; 3 023190 80 1469
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The product information and instructions for safe use are not provided in the national language and this may lead to the suffocation of the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Soother holder supplied in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/1229/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: FARLIN
 
Name: Pacifier Holder
 
Type / number of model:  BF134 A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 4710962431342
 
Risk type:  Strangulation, Suffocation
 
No ventilation holes are provided, which may lead to the suffocation of the child. In addition, the chain is too long and may lead to strangulation, and the product information marking and instructions for safe use are not provided.

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

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

 
Description:  Soother holder supplied in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1230/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Mycey
 
Name: Pacifier Cord
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8698694120696
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The soother holder breaks easily and generates small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. In addition, the strap is too long and may lead to strangulation of the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Soother holder supplied in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1231/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Minene
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  product No: 1606 1602,1603,1604,1605,1607,1608 (different colours)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 7297476043669
 
Risk type:  Strangulation, Suffocation
 
No ventilation holes are provided, which may lead to the suffocation of the child. In addition, the strap is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child.

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

 

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

 
Description:  The product supplied in a textile bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1242/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Tommee Tippee
 
Name: Closer nature
 
Type / number of model:  Ref №: 4336371
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5010415333636/ batch code: 33615JC
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
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 European standard EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description:  Pack of two soother holders, in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1224/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fidget spinner
 
Brand: Fidget Factory
 
Name: LED Spinner
 
Type / number of model:  370658
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6438168099620
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract.

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  A yellow plastic spinner with LED lights. Packed in white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1234/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Impobart
 
Name: Style modern
 
Type / number of model:  No. 6613 (on packaging). Art. nr: 3-250 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.8% 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 set with accessories: additional clothes, plastic bag, telephone. Packed in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1236/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Impobart
 
Name: Beauty
 
Type / number of model:  No. 8085 (on packaging) Art. Nr: 3-255 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.6% 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 packed in cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1238/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy tractor
 
Brand: Fast Lane / Hit-Chin
 
Name: Autka [Cars]
 
Type / number of model:  Item no. 927
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907616680853
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small plastic parts can easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy tractor and trailer. Both parts are equipped with wheels mounted on metal axes. Packed in a plastic bag, cardboard label attached.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1249/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: CY
 
Name: Animal Teaching Paradise
 
Type / number of model:  CY6039B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8675411120061
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children may put the 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic multifunctional sound toy. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1250/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: BEST OF BEST
 
Name: Big Turtle
 
Type / number of model:  5288
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8675408120678
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can detach from the small turtle. Small children 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic multifunctional toy in the shape of a turtle. Supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1251/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: KANG XIN TOYS
 
Name: Rabbit Telephone
 
Type / number of model:  168B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7100201111796
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts are esily detached from the toy. Small children may put the 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic, multifunctiona,l acoustic toy in the shape of a telephone. The toy is packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1252/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: GUITAR MUSIC
 
Type / number of model:  Q716
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8675413032942
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children may put the 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Multifunctional, musical toy in the shape of a guitar.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1253/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bow and Arrow set
 
Brand: HTI
 
Name: Hot Shots
 
Type / number of model:  1370254
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5050837025412
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups of the arrows can be detached. If a child puts a dart in the mouth, the suction cup could detach leaving the airways obstructed.

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: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Bow and arrow play set consisting of a red bow and 3 multicoloured arrows made of plastic with red suction cups.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1261/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ANGEL
 
Type / number of model:  NK 0678, NO: 2899
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933315506780
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 2.67 % 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 with long hair and 6 other dresses in the package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1245/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: Vacanze Italiane
 
Name: Princess collection
 
Type / number of model:  VP7-003
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8030524219499
 
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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Swimsuit for 6 year-old girls, red with a print of women in bathing suits. The swimsuit has cords with free ends in the waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1247/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Piazza Italia Girl Beach Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  92723 Verde FS632CSP17BA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2092723004050
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Cords with free ends to be tied at the back on children’s clothing 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:  Girls' bikini in green, yellow and pink colors, intended for 8/9 year-old girls. It has long functional cords to be tied at the back and functional cords at the waist area.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1239/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Destination Travel
 
Name: World to UK
 
Type / number of model:  SKU 01086324
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5020420003080
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Live pins may be accessible during use. The adaptor has no overcurrent protection for appliances fitted with un-fused plugs.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://www.whsmith.co.uk/pws/client/PDFs/traveladaptorsrecallnotice.pdf

 
Description:  Travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Packaged in a transparent plastic pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1241/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Destination Travel
 
Name: Worldwide Adaptor with Twin USB Ports
 
Type / number of model:  01161793 (black), SKU 01086317 (white)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 5020420003073, 5020420004278, Batch: 30K16
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Live pins may be accessible during use. The adaptor has no overcurrent protection for appliances fitted with un-fused plugs.

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

 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.whsmith.co.uk/pws/client/PDFs/traveladaptorsrecallnotice.pdf

 
Description:  Travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Packaged in a transparent plastic pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1243/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Destination travel
 
Name: Worldwide Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  SKU01086294
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5020420003066. Batch: 10C17
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The adaptor has no fused protection. The earthed plug pin is inadequate and the plug has undersized live pins that could cause overheating or arcing within the socket. Live pins may be accessible during use.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://www.whsmith.co.uk/pws/client/PDFs/traveladaptorsrecallnotice.pdf

 
Description:  White universal travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Made of plastic and metal and packaged in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1244/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Destination Travel
 
Name: World to South Africa
 
Type / number of model:  SKU 01086362
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5020420003127. Batch: 15K16
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
It is possible to insert the plug while live pins are accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched. The internal contact pressure is insufficient, leading to an increase of overheating and fire.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://www.whsmith.co.uk/pws/client/PDFs/traveladaptorsrecallnotice.pdf

 
Description:  White universal travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Made of plastic and metal and packaged in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1257/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric kettle
 
Brand: AFK
 
Name: Water kettle
 
Type / number of model:  WK 2200.50C; Product ref.: 5046935/00 FZ-805
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4025442161245
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product is not resistant to overload and the material of the kettle can easily catch fire.

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:  Black electric kettle, 1.7 litres.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37

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Alert number: A12/1260/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric grill
 
Brand: SKITIA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BG.124537141
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1701326
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The power cord is not adequately secured against pulling and twisting, the earth circuit is loose and the product has no temperature control. As a consequence, user can touch live parts.

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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Electric stainless steel contact grill, fitted with 2 pin plug. 220 V ~ 50/60 Hz 1600 W. Packaged in printed blue cardboard box with Cyrillic writing.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
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Alert number: A11/0120/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: badabulle
 
Name: Pacifier chain
 
Type / number of model:  B011402 Serial No.:0000227306/0631
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3661787097262
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
The product has sharp edges (the spring of the fastener) which may injure the child when using the soother holder.

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 plastic packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
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Alert number: A12/1263/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: MAN/Neoplan
 
Name: Skyliner L
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0559; Type: B.2007.46.014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between April 2015 and July 2017.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The curved hose of the oil leak pipe for the hydrostatic fan drive may start to leak. As a result of the hose swelling (depending on the quantity of oil and the temperature) it may tear at the mounting clips. The oil thus leaking out may ignite on hot parts, e.g. the exhaust.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 37
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden