Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 40 (Published on: 06/10/2017)
Notification A12/1314/17 from Report 2017-039 has been withdrawn since the product has already been notified in Report 2017-020

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1333/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: BIOTEK
 
Name: STRONG BLACK
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Lot No 16M09
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: total of PAHs: 1.2 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Bottle of black pigment
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1335/17       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Household cleaning product
 
Brand: Ha-Ra
 
Name: Hara family clean and green
 
Type / number of model: One-litre bottle
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product is corrosive and skin irritating but the label lacks the appropriate pictograms, warnings and child-resistant fastening required for these kind of products. Users are therefore not informed about safe use of the product and on the risk that could be incurred should the product come into contact with the skin, the eyes or if it is ingested.

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

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

 
Description: One-litre bottle of household cleaning product.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1347/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children's high-chair
 
Brand: BERGON / BOCIAN
 
Name: BOBAS fa etetőszék ('Wooden high chair')
 
Type / number of model: 1 Gr. WA-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over sideways, causing injuries to the child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description: Wooden combination high chair with tray, white security belt and foam-padded, colourful balloon patterned seat and backrest. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1348/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children's high-chair
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fa kombi etetőszék ('Wooden high chair')
 
Type / number of model: Ágnes, A-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 998434 557434
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and could easily tip over backwards, causing injuries to the child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description: Wooden combination: high chair with tray and security belt, with colourful, foam-padded seat and backrest. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1349/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children's high-chair
 
Brand: TOMI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: KONRAD IV
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and could easily tip over backwards, causing injuries to the child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description: Wooden combination high chair with tray, brown security belt and foam-padded, white rabbit-patterned seat and backrest with inscription „Be my Lovely Little Bunny”. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1373/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby walker
 
Brand: Tong Xing
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1A5614-CE-J-0007-0030
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2 015507 135009
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The strength and the stability of the product are both inadequate. The product can consequently collapse, tip or fall down a flight of stairs 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: Blue plastic baby walker with white metal frame. The tray of the baby walker includes three coloured rotating plastic balls and three suspended rattles. Packaging: transparent plastic bag
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1332/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Romper suit
 
Brand: Santiago Martín
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The decorative fish detaches easily from the romper suit, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Romper suit with a plush decoration in the shape of a fish.
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1337/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's jackets
 
Brand: JUMP & FISH
 
Name: Jakna sa kapuljačom ('Jacket with hood')
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The jacket has drawstrings in the hood which may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: A brown jacket with grey hood and faux fur lining (children's size 8,12) and a red jacket with grey hood and faux fur lining (children's size 10). No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1359/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: JOYCE
 
Name: JC Girl
 
Type / number of model: 7650
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Girls' clothing set consisting of a purple turtleneck sweatshirt and blue trousers, for 6 year old girls. The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the neck area.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1371/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Seagull
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: CSQ 67018
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6813106670183
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product has elastic drawstrings in the hood, which could become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The elastic drawstrings could also be pulled by the child and they may bounce back hitting the child's eye and face.

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

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

 
Description: Jacket with hood for children (4-10 years). It has elastic drawstrings with free ends and toggles in the neck area.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1363/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB charger
 
Brand: OnePlus
 
Name: Wall Charger
 
Type / number of model: CU211
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435350779467
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
There is insufficient isolation between the primary and secondary circuits on the printed main board and between the primary and secondary windings on the transformer.

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

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

 
Description: White USB charger with cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1372/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Glue gun
 
Brand: STRAUS AUSTRIA
 
Name: GULE GUN
 
Type / number of model: ST/HT-0082
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1 908200 000822
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Missing information in the user manual could lead to unsafe use.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description: Black glue gun with electric heating. Packaging: transparent plastic blister with a cardboard sheet.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1365/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TWINKLE LIGHTS SUPER BRIGHT
 
Type / number of model: ITEM 9780131
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5205902801310
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The cable of the lighting chain is inadequate and could deteriorate, leaving live parts accessible.

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: Lighting chain with 100 lamps supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1338/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Duster
 
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0314 ext 81 to 83, e2*2007/46*0030*39, e2*2007/46*0030*40
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned are equipped with single-tone vehicle horns and were manufactured from the start of production to 25 May 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The car horn system does not match the vehicle's electrical system. As a consequence, the horn may stop working and the driver's airbag may malfunction.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1339/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Cactus
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0440*02, e2*2007/46*0440*03, e2*2007/46*0440*04, e2*2007/46*0440*05, e2*2007/46*0440*06, e2*2007/46*0440*07, e2*2007/46*0440*08
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 9 September 2015 and 12 May 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cable of the bonnet release is insufficiently secured, which could lead to the bonnet opening unexpectedly whilst driving.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1340/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Traveller, Expert
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*00, e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0533*00, e2*2007/46*0533*01,e2*2007/46*0532*02
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 15 December 2015 and 30 June 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Because of the incorrect positioning of the power terminal on the starter during assembly, wear of the electric starter cable could occur which could lead to a short-circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.

 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1341/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0530*00, e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0531*00, e2*2007/46*0531*01
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 13 January 2016 and 30 June 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Because of the incorrect positioning of the power terminal on the starter during assembly, wear of the electric starter cable could occur which could lead to a short-circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1342/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Pajero
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0385*00 e1*2001/116*0385*12 Models: V80W, V90W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model year: 2007-2012
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In the event of deployment of the driver and passenger side airbags, sharp fragments may be released from the inflators of the airbags which could injure the driver and/or the passenger.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1343/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Moto Guzzi
 
Name: V7, V9 Bobber, V9 Roamer
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00210*; type: LH, Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00211*; type: KP, Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00251*; type: LD, Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00254*; type: KV
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2016 and 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Rubbing of the front brake line against the secondary air system may lead to leakage of the brake fluid for the front brake. Failure of the front wheel brake could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1344/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008, 5008
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*00, e2*2007/46*0534*01, e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*03, e2*2007/46*0534*04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 5 April 2016 and 17 July 2017., Manufactured between 6 September 2016 and 11 July 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The starter motor supply terminal may come into contact with an engine component. This could lead to damage to the supply terminal and to a short circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1345/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Picasso
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0356*11
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 28 June 2016 and 15 July 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The starter motor supply terminal may come into contact with an engine component. This could lead to damage to the supply terminal and to a short circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1346/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: Series 5, Series 6 and Series 7
 
Type / number of model: Types: G5L and G5K; EC type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1688* and e1*2007/46*1750*; sales description: BMW series 5 sedan and BMW series 5 Touring, Series 6 and Series 7
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in August 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A component of the steering mechanism might not have been fitted correctly. This might lead to considerably increased steering force being required or to a loss of steering control.
 

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 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1352/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class, B-Class, CLA, C Class, E-Class, GLC
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between February 2014 and February 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The starter current limiter may be overloaded and overheat. As a consequence, the surrounding components could ignite, leading to a fire.
 

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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany

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Alert number: A12/1360/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 5008
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*03, e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05,
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 3 April 2017 and 25 July 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The fixing screws of the wheel hubs on the rear cross member may not be tightened correctly. As a result, they could loosen which could lead to a loss of vehicle control while driving.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1376/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Work gloves
 
Brand: Cerva
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Serin 01010006 102122
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 39 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lined, work gloves made of pig leather.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1334/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy darts set
 
Brand: Nan Li / Arce Beach
 
Name: DART SET
 
Type / number of model: Mod NL-11K - Item 6002079
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8414033174874
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Toy dartboard with projectiles with suction cups at one end. The product comes in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1336/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Blow pipe with projectiles
 
Brand: Nan Li / Arce Beach
 
Name: Shoot Game
 
Type / number of model: Modelo NL-13H - Item 6002082
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8414033175017
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Blow pipe with projectiles with suction cups at one end. Packaging description: The product comes in a blister pack, with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1350/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautifull fashion show
 
Type / number of model: No. S116
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 30.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value 2.15 % 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Plastic doll dressed in pink. Packed in a cardboard box wind window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1351/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet baby
 
Type / number of model: 8003-1/NO.1365
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.6% 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Soft plastic baby doll, with blue and white clothing and hat. The toy is packed into a plastic bag with colourful cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1353/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: POLICE - SUPER SOFT BULLET GUN SERIES!
 
Type / number of model: NO.6637
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: A plastic rifle and three projectiles with suction cups. Packed in a transparent plastic blister with cardboard backing.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1354/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: GUN SHOOTING SUPER POWER
 
Type / number of model: N:020904; 3358-5A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8584156020904
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Toy gun set consisting of a plastic rifle, a target, four projectiles with suction cups and two ninepins, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1355/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: POLICE SHOOTING GAME
 
Type / number of model: NO.899-4
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991202418950
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Set of plastic toys consisting of a gun, a compass, a telescope, a wrist watch and three projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A12/1356/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: POWER BOW
 
Type / number of model: NO.8801
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the arrows. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

In addition, the kinetic energy of the arrows fired from the bow is too high which can lead to eye injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Set consisting of a plastic bow, a target, a quiver and three arrows with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1357/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: GUN SERIES
 
Type / number of model: NO.2015-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8686860037855
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles and from the arrows. If a child puts the projectile or the arrow 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Set of plastic toys consisting of a rifle, three projectiles with suction cups, a compass, a target, a bow, a quiver and three arrows with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1358/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Xin Lian Yi
 
Name: Pretty Angels
 
Type / number of model: L5717
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3342160804027
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 23.46% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 3.12 % by weight ). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value 1.2% 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 articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description: A doll in a cardboard box with clothing accessories.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1361/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden rattle
 
Brand: ALE-HOP
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 692240
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8432450351395
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can break off the part of the rattle shaped like a head. A child could 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Wooden rattle supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1362/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Water pistol
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: WATER CANNON
 
Type / number of model: MKG488855
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991204888553
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic head on top of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 21.04 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.32 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer, Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Water pistol made of foam material in a cylindrical shape with a plastic head of a crab on top.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1364/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic Doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: BETTY
 
Type / number of model: 8821-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Lot No:2016704-2 / 468280000033
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the swimming ring contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.84% 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: Distributor): Other

 
Description: Plastic doll wearing a bathing suit, with a swimming ring and a dog, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1366/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MAGIC GIRL
 
Type / number of model: NO.910
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1511600302696
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to: 33 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to: 2.7 % 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 articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1367/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Vogue Girls - Vogue Style
 
Type / number of model: NO. LY. 811
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1511600305796
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to: 16 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to: 2.9 % 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 articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll supplied in a cardboard cornet.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1368/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and Arrows play set
 
Brand: Carnival Toys
 
Name: Indian Archery
 
Type / number of model: 5279
 
Batch number / Barcode: 01-2015 / 8004761052799
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the suction cups of the arrows contain di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 3.2 by weight) and di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0.9% by weight). These phthalates 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 archery play set with arrows in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1369/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Push-along toy
 
Brand: Toys Group
 
Name: Motyl
 
Type / number of model: TG364621-SP003-112
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902553800029
 
Risk type: Choking, Suffocation
 
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. In addition, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic push-along toy in shape of a butterfly. The elements of the toy are colourful and are moving while the toy is pushed. Toy is equipped with a plastic pole and moves on two wheels. Packed in plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1370/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dance of Youth - Fashion Princess
 
Type / number of model: No.060
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8601257121238
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to: 32.4 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 5.3 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 5.7 % 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 articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1374/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy car
 
Brand: New Classic Toys
 
Name: Car Transporter
 
Type / number of model: 11960
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718446119607; Batch 060916
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy breaks easily and small parts can detach (e.g. back wheel and axis of the truck). A small child can 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: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Wooden car transporter with 4 small wooden cars packed in a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Denmark, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1375/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby doll
 
Brand: Smallfoot
 
Name: Natalie
 
Type / number of model: Article number 2734
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4020972027344
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 18 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Moreover, a small part comes easily loose from the product (soother from the milk bottle). A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Baby doll with accessories, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Germany

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Alert number: A12/1377/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Kitchen play set
 
Brand: JAFRI TOYS
 
Name: Cook Happy
 
Type / number of model: Item no 374382
 
Batch number / Barcode: production date 2016/11-25
 
Risk type: Choking, Suffocation
 
Small parts can easily detach (handles on the lids and handles of the spoons) and a small child may put them in the mouth, causing choking. In addition, the hemispheric-shaped, red pan could cover the nose and mouth of small children, leading to suffocation.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic, kitchen play-set packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1378/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Police Gun
 
Type / number of model: Item number: 568971
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production date: 25/11/2016
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can detach easily. If the suction cup detaches when placed in the mouth in order to wet it, it could block 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic toy gun with 10 projectiles with suction cups. Packed in transparent packaging with cardboard.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1379/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: JAFRI TOYS
 
Name: Jlist Glin Military play set
 
Type / number of model: Item no 758532
 
Batch number / Barcode: production date 2015-11-15
 
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.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A black plastic gun, 3 projectiles with suction cups and a watch packed in a cardboard-blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1380/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy musical instrument
 
Brand: JAFRI TOYS
 
Name: Toys
 
Type / number of model: Item number: 8999028
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production date: 2016/03/25
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (the mouthpiece, valve, plug) can easily come loose. A child could 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic toy saxophone packed in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1381/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical cot mobile
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Cuddles Musical Cot Mobile
 
Type / number of model: NO. D084B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991200670527
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Parts of the mobile break easily and the sticker can detach, generating small parts which could be swallowed by children, causing them to 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Musical rotating mobile made of colourful plastic parts, to be fixed to children's cots.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40
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Alert number: A11/0122/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fidget spinner
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Gyro Spinner - "Cool Dynamic Light"
 
Type / number of model: N° 396-11
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0210800010790
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children may put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description: Fidget spinner with LED lights. The packaging is a black and white box with a transparent window, through which the product is visible.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40

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Alert number: A11/0123/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic swing
 
Brand: Jinbao Toys / Top Haus
 
Name: SPORTS WORLD
 
Type / number of model: ST 2881
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999564269877
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Under load, the ropes can easily detach from the metal rings. A child using the swing could consequently fall to the ground.

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

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

 
Description: Green plastic swing with yellow ropes attached to metal rings.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 40