Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 42 ( Published on: 20/10/2017)

Weekly overview report on:
 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1418/17       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Thinner
 
Brand: KOBER
 
Name: Thinner diluant universal
 
Type / number of model:  130127
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000001301272
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product is toxic and lacks the required child-resistant fastening.

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

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

 
Description:  Universal thinner, packed in 0.9 liter plastic bottle without child resistant fastening.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 1 photo

Alert number: A12/1427/17       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: NUCLEAR GREEN
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  batch 15383
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 50 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 green pigment for tattoo inks
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1425/17       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Lock
 
Name: Pistol Lighter
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9613200000
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children who may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Novelty lighter in the shape of a pistol, with a stand.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Malta

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1435/17       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Nightlight
 
Brand: Saro
 
Name: Luz de Compañia "Nube" / "Cloud" Nightlight
 
Type / number of model:  0420
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot 3790; 8424568004201
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cover of the nightlight has no means of retention and the decoration on it is appealing to children. When the lamp is plugged into a socket-outlet, a child could take the cover off and access live parts.

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Nightlight in the shape of a cloud with decoration. The product comes in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1428/17       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Rotary hammer drill
 
Brand: Biltema
 
Name: ROTARY HAMMER
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 17-384
 
Batch number / Barcode:  000631503955
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The mechanism to prevent excessive torque being transferred is initiated at a torque which is too high. If the drill bit gets stuck the power tool could consequently rotate injuring the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
 

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

 
Description:  Rotary hammer drill
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1416/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chrysler
 
Name: Aspen
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March 2008 and February 2010.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event of deployment of the driver's airbag, a defect in the gas generator may cause uncontrolled inflation of the airbag, resulting in small metal fragments being released and injuring the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1417/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: Grand Caravan
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 23 August 2010 and 25 July 2012.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Incorrectly installed steering-wheel wiring may chafe and cause a short-circuit. As a consequence, the driver's airbag may be accidentally activated and may injure the occupants and/or cause an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, The Netherlands

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1421/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Car tyre
 
Brand: DEBICA
 
Name: Frigo 2 M+S
 
Type / number of model:  185/60R14 82T
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected tyres can be identified by a DOT number on the sidewall of the tyre reading A5F8 MN1R 3417, A5F8 MN1R 3517, A5F8 MN1R 3617 or A5F8 MN1R 3717
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The tyre may have been damaged in the bead area during the manufacturing process. The bead area damage could cause loss of inflation pressure over time which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Winter tyre for passenger car
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1432/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car/van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-Class / Vito
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458* and e1*2007/46*0459; Type: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 31 July 2017 and 16 August 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A section of one brake line may have a narrowed cross section. This could have an adverse effect on the brake dynamics and driving stability which could increase the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car/van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1434/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Legacy
 
Name: Subaru
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0228*00-*10, e1*2001/116*0256*00-*13 Type: BL/BP, BL/BPS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 2004 and 2009.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, the inflator could burst leading to uncontrolled unfolding of the airbag and the release of metal fragments.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1436/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Piaggio
 
Name: Medley 125-150 4T ie ABS E4
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00010*00 Type: MA0A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured in 2016 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The frame may break which may cause loss of stability of vehicle during use and in consequence lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Greece, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1437/17       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: Journey
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 14/10/2010 and 20/04/2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The positioning of the steering wheel wire harness may lead to chafing of the wire insulation creating a short circuit which could result in inadvertent driver airbag deployment, leading to a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1413/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Badabulle
 
Name: Attache-soucette (soother clip)
 
Type / number of model:  B011208 - B011209
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3661787004611
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The soother holder breaks easily and generates small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Soother clip packaged in a cardboard box with a plastic blister.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1422/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s bicycle
 
Brand: Polymobil
 
Name: 12” PRINCESS KIDS BIKE
 
Type / number of model:  CBK-370
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5998273741650
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame. The child may become imbalanced as a result and fall off. The chain-guard does not completely cover the chain. As a result, the child's fingers could get caught in the chain.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink girl’s bicycle with stabiliser wheels, size: 12”. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1423/17       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s bicycle
 
Brand: Galaxy 2002
 
Name: Delfin
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999550390066
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame. The child may become imbalanced as a result and fall off. The chain-guard does not completely cover the chain. As a result, the child's fingers could get caught in the chain.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue children’s bicycle, 12" size, equipped with stabiliser wheels. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1430/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle
 
Brand: HEIMESS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  734780
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4011534347802
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wooden elements of the toy can easily break generating small parts. A child could 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Elasticated ring consisting of several wooden components (beads, fish, boat, pirate, etc.), fastened onto cardboard backing.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1433/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle
 
Brand: BRIO
 
Name: Soft Hammer Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  30423
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7312350304237
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wooden rings can break generating small parts. 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 taken by economic operators: Redesign of the product (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Company recall page:  http://www.brio.net/our-company/recalls/soft-hammer-rattle

 
Description:  Toy rattle for babies in the form of a hammer with wooden rings.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1438/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mini baby
 
Type / number of model:  123-B; 000051207530
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4772013010203
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 29,1 % 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 phthalate DEHP is 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  A doll made of pink plastic wearing blue hat and scarf and pink panties. Packed in a transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 4 photos

2 of 4 photos

3 of 4 photos

4 of 4 photos

Alert number: A12/1439/17       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll
 
Brand: Theo Klein
 
Name: Princess Coralie
 
Type / number of model:  F2A36AF1670, st. 05AE/IS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 009847 016706
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (pacifier cord) can easily come loose and may be put in the mouth by small 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): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Baby doll for children
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Slovakia

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1410/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: JOMA SPORT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  500074
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 9996353648130
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area of the tracksuit.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation or 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:  Tracksuit consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes drawstrings with free ends. The trousers are designed with drawstrings at the waist area. Composition: 100% polyester.Bar code: 9996353648130.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1412/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Sweet Secret
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NX2706
 
Batch number / Barcode:  587341527064
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The halter-neck cords and the cords at the back of the bikini top and in the waist area of the bikini bottom can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation or injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Multicoloured bikini for girls (size 8). The bikini top has cords to be tied at the back and halter-neck cords and the bottom has functional cords at the waist area (25cm long).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1414/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' Bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GG730
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2772903127303
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has functional cords which are tied at the back of the bikini and could become trapped during various activities of a child.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls bikini set intended for 9/10 year old girls. The upper part of the set is in pink color and bears functional cords to be tied at the back.The bottom part of the set is in polka dot blue and pink color.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 4 photos

2 of 4 photos

3 of 4 photos

4 of 4 photos

Alert number: A12/1415/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GG736
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2772903127365
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cords to be tied at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Green, yellow and pink bikini for girls (size 7/8). It has functional cords to be tied at the back and in the waist area (15.5 cm).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1420/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Childrens' hooded sweatshirt
 
Brand: BE BOARD
 
Name: YOUNG
 
Type / number of model:  728M22
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8025480165683
 
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:  Childrens' hooded sweatshirt, olivegreen colored with drawstrings with free ends on hood. Medium size (intended for 10 year-old children ).
Country of origin:  Bangladesh
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1431/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boy’s trousers
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 15403-1-17P; Code: JT3899
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8680805581441
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The trousers have long and unattached functional cords in the waist area which can become trapped, causing 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Boys’ trousers, blue colour, size 104 (up to 3 years of age), with the inscription „28 NEW YORK“ and 85 cm long cords in the waist area not fixed to the garment.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1440/17       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: WOLF
 
Name: Dječja haljina
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 9-622
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8606011909428
 
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: Importer)

 
Description:  White dress with sashes intended to be tied at the back on the garment. Size: 4,6.
Country of origin:  Serbia
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1419/17       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-care product
 
Brand: DELON
 
Name: Body Butter with Coconut Oil infused with Bamboo
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT 140127-121, EAN 05933812583
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The body butter contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) (measured concentration 0.0120 % by weight). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  DELON Body Butter with Coconut Oil packaged in white 196g round pot.
Country of origin:  Canada
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/1426/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Radio-controlled socket
 
Brand: LADUO
 
Name: Wi-Fi Smart Socket
 
Type / number of model:  KS-501
 
Batch number / Barcode:  B071K62BDT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The socket is constructed in such a way that the user could touch the live pins of a plug which is partially inserted into the socket.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Radio Equipment Directive.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): 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:  Wireless remotely controlled socket outlet
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/1429/17       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply
 
Brand: MaxxOne
 
Name: AC/DC Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  M1-PSU1-1A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055757229353
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to the user receiving an electric shock or the product causing a fire.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary surrender (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Power supply, output: DC 12 V. Packaged in a plain white cardboard box with label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42
Products with other risk levels 

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A11/0131/17       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Chair
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SP-6170NQ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2770040069821
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The chair has insufficient strength. It could consequently break during use injuring the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1335.
 

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

 
Description:  Office chair with a height regulating and fixing mechanism, with five H type plastic wheels. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 42