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Report 38 (Published on: 22/09/2017)
Notification A12/1254/17 from Report-2017-037 has been updated with new information received from the notifying authority concerning the production period of vehicles affected.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1279/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Dark Red
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: batch #313
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 27 mg/kg). Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Bottle of red pigment for tattoos.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1265/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children’s bicycle
 
Brand: Wildhorse
 
Name: SPIDER
 
Type / number of model: 128037; size: 12"; Art: 07/9011434
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame, which may cause the rider to lose balance. On uneven ground the child may fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
 

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

 
Description: Young child's red bicycle with SPIDER decoration and inscription. The bicycle is equipped with stabiliser wheels. Size: 12”
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1266/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children’s bicycle
 
Brand: Galaxy
 
Name: Angel
 
Type / number of model: size: 12"
 
Batch number / Barcode: 599950390684
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame, which may cause the rider to lose balance. On uneven ground the children may fall. In addition, the chain-guard has sharp edges and could cause cuts.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
 

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

 
Description: Young child's pink and white bicycle with stabiliser wheels.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1295/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby walker
 
Brand: BERTONI
 
Name: LAMB EB
 
Type / number of model: Art.no. 10120300909; Item No: TS-10AF Lamb EB - Pink
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3 800151 902577
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The stability of the product is not adequate and it may tip over during use. in addition, there is no protection against falls down steps and it could therefore fall down a flight of stairs during use.

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 1273.

 

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

 
Description: Height-adjustable, white and pink baby walker with a musical lamb-shaped game console. The weight of the baby walker is 4.5 kg. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1297/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby walker
 
Brand: Sanle
 
Name: Baby Jaroka
 
Type / number of model: SL-AA2; A089431
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1605240533
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The strength and the stability of the product are both inadequate. The product can consequently collapse or tip over during use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 1273.
 

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

 
Description: Baby walker, sold without packaging.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1281/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Socks
 
Brand: Lindex
 
Name: Disney 'Frozen'
 
Type / number of model: 3-pack
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 8331 / Barcode : 833 7410285 5170-1611
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The socks with the 'Anna' character contain azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine 4,4-Methylenedianiline in a concentration of 54 mg/kg. When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the Aromatic Amine may be absorbed by the skin.

Aromatic Amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Children's socks, 3-pack, sizes 22/24, 25/27, 28/30, 31/33, printed with characters from "Frozen" (Anna, Olaf, Elsa).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1291/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Swimming trunks for boys
 
Brand: GROSEILLE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ref. W284
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long and could 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Boy’s swimming trunks. The product is dark blue with images of anchors on it and with a drawstring in the waist area. It is sold without packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1294/17       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Zolta / Longsin
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Sensor
 
Type / number of model: LS-858-4
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2000010016600
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

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

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

 
Description: Carbon monoxide detector. Battery operated (3 x 1,5 V). Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1288/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB charger
 
Brand: INKAX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: CD-01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8434009220169
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is inadequate which could lead to live parts becoming accessible to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description: USB power supply / charger. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1282/17       
Category: Gas appliances and components
 
Product: Gas barbecue
 
Brand: Biltema
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: AG05
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Fire
 
One of the valves is inadequate and gas leaks which can cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliance Directive and the relevant European standard EN 498.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Black gas barbecue. Burner: aluminum-plate (Rating:4.7KW). The product is an 'open-product' and might be available under different brand names in other EU countries.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Norway

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Alert number: A12/1264/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Shotgun ammunition
 
Brand: Bornaghi
 
Name: Steel Magnum
 
Type / number of model: Steel Magnum HVS 12/76
 
Batch number / Barcode: 170254
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The gun powder may not burn correctly, which might lead to the shot cup becoming stuck inside the barrel. The barrel may explode if another round is subsequently fired.
 

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

 
Description: Shotgun ammunition: caliber 12/76, 3.3mm and 3.81mm shots.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1283/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: Santa Fe, Grand Santa Fe
 
Type / number of model: Santa Fe (DM) – production date: from job one to 1st July 2016; Grand Santa Fe (NC) – production date: from job one to 2nd July 2016.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There may be problems with the engine bonnet closure and locking system, causing the bonnet to open inadvertently whilst driving.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1290/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Punto Van
 
Type / number of model: Type: 299
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between May 2016 and December 2016 are affected.
 
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 seat-belt pre-tensioner could detach causing injuries to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car / van
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1292/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X1
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1676; Type: F1X
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between June 2017 and July 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A faulty connecting socket on the dual clutch transmission could lead to the gears switching to neutral. It would then be impossible to change gear or start the engine once the vehicle has stopped.
 

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 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1293/17       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Fireworks
 
Brand: Piromax
 
Name: C4
 
Type / number of model: PXP 309, class F3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Lot: 2016; 1395-F3-0434/2015; EAN: 5901721792210; date of expiry: 31.12.2025.
 
Risk type: Burns, Injuries
 
The time measured between the ignition of the firework and the explosion of the firework is too short.
 

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

 
Description: Fireworks packed in a cardboard box, covered with plastic film. Each box contains 50 fireworks.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1267/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: WanJu
 
Type / number of model: Item No:MKG753968
 
Batch number / Barcode: 753968
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.4% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A plastic doll in a transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1268/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Baby Fashion Girl
 
Type / number of model: No: HX310
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2016092400800
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9.9% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: A plastic doll sold in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1269/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG496415
 
Batch number / Barcode: 496415
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20.6% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A plastic doll mermaid, sold in a transparent bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1270/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Super Toys
 
Name: Girl Fashion model
 
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG523496
 
Batch number / Barcode: 523496
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.9% 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: A plastic doll in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1271/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TOYS
 
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG516692
 
Batch number / Barcode: 516692
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 28.5% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The material of the big doll's head contains also di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value 6.7% by weight).

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

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

 
Description: Set of two plastic dolls in a transparent plastic bag with flower print.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1272/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Angel Fashion beauty
 
Type / number of model: No:618
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5290509058144
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Set of two plastic dolls with accessories in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1273/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Fenbo
 
Name: Fashion girl - Special styles
 
Type / number of model: NO FB016
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6975406913329
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.8% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A plastic doll with different accessories in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1274/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Fashion Show
 
Type / number of model: NO. 8091
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6910323809126
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 36.3% by weight). The plastic material of the white doll contains also di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 1.7% by weight) and di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value 0.6% by weight). The phthalates DEHP and DBP 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 while the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare.
 

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

 
Description: Set of two plastic dolls with accessories, sold in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1275/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Super Toys
 
Name: Chhota Bheem
 
Type / number of model: MKG403931
 
Batch number / Barcode: 403931
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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: Shooting play set consisting of a gun, 3 black darts with 3 red suction cups, and 3 plastic figures to be used as a target. The toy is packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1276/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hero super
 
Type / number of model: 4258 / MKG550496
 
Batch number / Barcode: 550496
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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: Shooting play set consisting of a pistol, 2 black plastic darts with 2 red suction cups, and 2 plastic figures for use as a target. The toy is packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1277/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Super toys
 
Name: Toys
 
Type / number of model: MK7016832 / M788
 
Batch number / Barcode: 016832
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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: Shooting play set consisting of a pistol, 2 black plastic darts with 2 red suction cups, a small ball and a watch. The toy is packed in a nylon bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1278/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Martial - Army weapon
 
Type / number of model: MKG506243
 
Batch number / Barcode: 506243
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup can be easily detached leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup.

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: Shooting play set consisting of a pistol, a plastic holster, 3 black plastic darts with 3 red suction cups, a watch and a police badge. The toy is packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1280/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: The mini Mermaids
 
Type / number of model: item no 168
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8888888001683, batch no PO-C16/14PAN
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.7% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.25% 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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plastic mermaid dolls, 1 large and 1 small, with 2 combs in the package. Sold in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1284/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Children's fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: Funny Fashion
 
Name: Mask Kids Size
 
Type / number of model: Article No 61563
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8712364615630
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the mask contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 45.4 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Green/black plastic mask with yellow/orange cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1285/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: WanJu
 
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG690635
 
Batch number / Barcode: 690635
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25.5% 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: A plastic doll with accessories, sold in a transparent bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1286/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article No 711-8
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6920517800051
 
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: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Two guns with five arrows with suction cups and protective glasses, in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1287/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Modelling clay
 
Brand: MUY MUCHO
 
Name: Arcilla - Light Clay
 
Type / number of model: JSTDY04167
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8423000630244
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The clay releases an excessive amount of boron (measured values: pink clay = 1914 mg/kg, brown = 6968 mg/kg, yellow = 1849 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: Modelling clay. The product is supplied in a white cardboard box decorated with pictures of animals.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1289/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll mermaid
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LOVELY
 
Type / number of model: LY-2307
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8345194023070
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value > 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic doll mermaid with violet hair and outfit.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1296/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Ball
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 4706015
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9900000050825
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily be torn from the foam ball. 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)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Purple and green foam ball in a plastic bag. The ball is touch sensitive and changes colour.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1301/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Puffer ball toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Puffer caterpillar with light
 
Type / number of model: TY3633
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5033849027230
 
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
 
Small parts can be detached from the toy (the eyes and the ball with light), and the elastic cord can be considerably stretched during use. As a result, children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke, or the cord could get wrapped around the child's neck causing strangulation.

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

 
Description: Battery-operated puffer caterpillar with light made from an elastic material. The head of the toy consists of a pair of large eyes and a loop which can be extended. This toy is available in a variety of colours.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1302/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 'HAI HAI DAISUKI AKACHAN - LOVELY BABY'
 
Type / number of model: BY-822-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts become detached easily from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on the safety of toys and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Battery-operated, crawling, baby toy with a chain attached to the top. It is supplied in a pink cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 38
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Alert number: A12/1298/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: Lions City
 
Type / number of model:  Lion’s City A20 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City Ü A21 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City A23 - e4*2007/46*0250 - B.2007.46.012; Lion's City G A26 - e4*2007/46*0203 - B.2007.46.011; Lion's City L A36 - e4*2007/46*0203 - B.2007.46.011; Lion's City C A37 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City A40 - e4*2007/46*0250 - B.2007.46.012; Lion's City GL A44 - e4*2007/46*0203 - B.2007.46.011; Lion's City LLE A47 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City M A49 - e4*2007/46*0250 - B.2007.46.012; Lion's City GLLE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between September 2015 and August 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to an incorrect application of the adhesive securing the screws, the screws attaching the actuating levers of the in-swinging doors may work loose and the actuating lever of the in-swinging doors may then break. In the event of a leaning against the door and the associated force effect on the door leaf, the door could be opened or pivoted out. Damage to property and / or personal injury resulting from this can not be excluded.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1299/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Van Hool
 
Name: T9, TX
 
Type / number of model: Types: 91X2L, 92XL, 91X3L, 91XU3F, 91XCLF, 91X2LZ, 91X3LZ
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2010 to 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A problem with the lubricating grease and penetrating moisture, may result in greater steering resistance in the angular gear.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1300/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Van Hool
 
Name: T9, TX
 
Type / number of model: types: 91X2L, 92XL, 91X3L, 91XU3F, 91XCLF, 91X2LZ, 91X3LZ
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2010 to 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A problem with the material of the suspension arm may result in the suspension arm breaking and the loss of a wheel, which could lead to a loss of control over the vehicle.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden