Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 39 ( Published on: 29/09/2017)
Notification A12/0963/17 from Report-2017-029 has been permanently withdrawn following a re-assessment of the risk by the notifying authority.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1320/17       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Gas hose
 
Brand: Codan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2601 LPG
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1645-03
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The gas hose is not suitable for use in cold conditions. If the gas hose is moved in cold conditions, it may break. Gas can consequently leak through the damaged hose and catch fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16436.

 

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

 
Description:  Gas hose.
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1322/17       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Gas hose
 
Brand: IGT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DRE 0301
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The gas hose is not suitable for use in cold conditions. If the gas hose is moved in cold conditions, it may break. Gas can consequently leak through the damaged hose and catch fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16436.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas hose
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1323/17       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Gas hose
 
Brand: Deltec
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DRE0301
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The gas hose is not suitable for use in cold conditions. If the gas hose is moved in cold conditions, it may break. Gas can consequently leak through the damaged hose and catch fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16436.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas hose
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1310/17       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Waterline cleaning gel
 
Brand: TOUCAN
 
Name: Net'Line
 
Type / number of model:  250 ml tube
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3760015880093
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The gel is corrosive but lacks the appropriate hazard pictograms and child-resistant fastening, required for these kind of products. Users have therefore no information on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

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

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

 
Description:  Waterline cleaning gel in a blue 250 ml tube.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium, Denmark, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/1307/17       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SVETELNA RETAZ
 
Type / number of model:  100L-G-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient. The flashing unit could consequently break leaving live parts accessible to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  LED lighting with 100 lights of different colours. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1313/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED spotlight
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TU LED Spotlights
 
Type / number of model:  GU10
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Loose internal parts may come into contact with the metal outer casing. The user could consequently receive an electric shock if they touched the outer casing.

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

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

 
Description:  LED GU10 lamp supplied in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1326/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: LEXI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  E27-5050-108
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2013.3
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts of the LED modules on the lamp are accessible. The electrical insulation is not sufficient.

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

 
Description:  LED lamp, 18W.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1315/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Ducato
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0049*14; Type: 250
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March 2017 and June 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vehicles were delivered with the wrong set of tyres. This may lead to unforeseen tyre damage.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1330/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: smart
 
Name: Fortwo, Forfour
 
Type / number of model:  Type 453
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 11.11.2014 - 06.10.2015 are affected
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
As a result of the weakening of the braking rope wrench adjustment knob, the hand brake lever travel could be prolonged gradually. Thus, the parking brake may not exert the necessary force in all situations.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Greece, Norway, Portugal, Spain

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Alert number: A12/1305/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Drevene tahacie hracky - Husenica
 
Type / number of model:  Item number: ZY-4358
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6912080843580
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
Small parts (the tentacles) can detach easily from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them. In addition, the cord is too long, which may cause strangulation if it gets wrapped around the child's neck.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A wooden pull-along toy in the shape of a caterpillar. Supplied in a transparent plastic bag with an attached paper label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1306/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wooden toys
 
Type / number of model:  130044
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8580091300446
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The red ball on the end of the cord can easily become detached, generating a small part. Also the wooden blocks are small parts. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A wooden pull-along toy in the shape of a dog. There are twelve various holes in the toy in geometric shapes into which wooden blocks can be inserted. The toy also includes a small wooden hammer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1309/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Marco´s Toys
 
Name: Doctor Set
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 1946
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435399019463
 
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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plastic doll with a medical bag and various accessories, such as a stethoscope. Packaging: a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1311/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car
 
Brand: JINHAN
 
Name: Classic
 
Type / number of model:  62180
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children could 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Electric battery-operated toy car.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1316/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy pushchair
 
Brand: Tutu love / Hipo
 
Name: My Lovely Doll Stroller
 
Type / number of model:  HLZ06/826A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number: CN-8142; EAN: 5902447001983
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The locking device does not work properly. The toy pushchair could consequently collapse during use causing the fingers of a child to be crushed. Sharp edges on the locking device could cause cuts.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy pushchair. Packed in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1317/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy
 
Brand: WOOD TOYS
 
Name: Building Blocks Vehicles
 
Type / number of model:  LQA18
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy contains small parts. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Pull-along wooden toy train with wooden blocks, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1318/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hammer Case
 
Type / number of model:  211A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wooden balls are small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Wooden toy - wooden box with round coloured openings, matching coloured wooden balls and a hammer, packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1319/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Haljina
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sashes to be tied at the back of the garment are too long and could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Red, yellow and white lace dresses that have a sash at the waistband (size 6).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1324/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Piazza Italia Girl Beach Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  94223 Giallo FS641CSP17BA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2094223001010
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cords with free ends to be tied at the back can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury.

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

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

 
Description:  Green bikini for 3/4 year old girls. It has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1325/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Piazza Italia Girl Beach Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  90253 Blue FS17190CSBA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2090253004069
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cords with free ends to be tied at the back and in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injury.

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:  Blue bikini for 9/10 year old girls. It has functional cords to be tied at the back and in the waist area (longer than 20cm).
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1308/17       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Computer power supply
 
Brand: 1) Cameron Sino, 2) Unknown
 
Name: 1) Power adapter 2) Replacement AC Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  1) DF-FAC31MT, 2) ADP-90FB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 4894128062004, 2) 4743308108516
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The clearance / creepage distances between the primary circuit and the accessible output connector are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  Computer power supply
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1321/17       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Computer power supply
 
Brand: Akyga
 
Name: AC/DC notebook power adapter
 
Type / number of model:  AK-NU-05
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901720133151
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is not sufficient. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary windings and the accessible output connector are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.


 

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

 
Description:  Power supply (supplied with a notebook computer).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1327/17       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Bath product
 
Brand: DEUNAPIEZA
 
Name: Bomba de bano efervescente y karité (Effervescent shea butter bath bomb)
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead especially children to bite small parts from the product, suck or ingest them, causing choking and/or possible chemical pneumonia.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumer.
 

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

 
Description:  Cupcake-shaped bath product, packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1328/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Fuse
 
Brand: TOTAL GREEN
 
Name: Automatic fuse
 
Type / number of model:  S101
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Due to inadequate dimensions of the product, the contact between the product and the socket cannot be fully ensured which could cause damage to the thread with a risk of overheating of the contact area.
 

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

 
Description:  Fuse
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39

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Alert number: A12/1329/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: E-BODA
 
Name: Color my Life
 
Type / number of model:  CML301
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire due to overheating of the contact areas.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive .
 

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

 
Description:  USB charger
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39
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Alert number: A12/1303/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Econic
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1221, e1*2007/46*1222, e1*2007/46*1223; types: NGE-L64, NGE-L62N, NGE-L42
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 1 March 2017 and 22 June 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Defective parametrisation of the vehicle’s centre of gravity position is impairing the electronic stability program (ESP) function. As a consequence, the braking action may be delayed, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1304/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Tourliner, Lions, Coach
 
Name: MAN/Neoplan
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0099*28, e4*2007/46*0099*29, e4*2007/46*0099*30, e4*2007/46*0100*29, e4*2007/46*0100*30
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between October 2016 and August 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wheel-arch covers could come loose (in the vicinity of the screws fastening them) and swing up while driving. 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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Norway, Slovenia