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Report 44 (Published on: 03/11/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1472/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' jumpsuit
 
Brand: NEK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 22142 Style:3071127609590
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the lower edge of the garment and the drawstring at the back area 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: Jumpsuit with decorative fringe on the lower end of the legs, for 8-year old girls. The product is turquoise coloured with flower sketches on, size 8 and has a drawstring at the back area.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1473/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' tracksuit
 
Brand: BE BOARD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 728T08
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8025480166307
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood can 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: Grey tracksuit for 8-year old boys (size s), consisting of a hooded jacket with drawstrings with free ends and black trousers.
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1474/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' tracksuit
 
Brand: BE BOARD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 725T06
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8025480161845
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood can 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: Tracksuit for 10-year old girls (size M), consisting of a black hooded jacket with drawstrings with free ends and grey trousers.
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1479/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' top
 
Brand: Armata Militare
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 17WC580011, FYA1076
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000244818
 
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: Black top for 4 year old children with drawstrings in the neck area.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1480/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' top
 
Brand: Armata Militare
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: FY-A1083 17WC580017
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000245341
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstring at the lower back of the sweatshirt 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: Black and grey top for 10-year old boys. It has a drawstring at the back of the garment, creating a loop that hangs under the hemline.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1481/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' top
 
Brand: Armata Militare
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: FY-A1075
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000244757
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The two decorative strips 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: Boys' top, for 4 year old children, with two strips of cloth that form a loop and hang below the lower hem of the garment on each side.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1483/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Caldera
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 854.17
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5205182726938
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The halter-neck cords and the cords to be tied at the back of the top can 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Bikini for 4-year old girls, consisting of a colourful halter neck tops with cords to be tied at the back of the garment and a turquoise bottom part.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1493/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Boys' sweatshirt
 
Brand: Armata Militare
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: LF-0173
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000244597
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood can 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: Boys' black sweatshirt with a hood for 8-year old children. The sweatshirt has drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1494/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: Georgio
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 3450
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords that hang below the lower edge of the jacket 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: Tracksuit set for 6-year old children consisting of a dark blue jacket with cords with three dimensional (hard plastic) embellishments that hang below the lower edge of it and trousers.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1503/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ bikini
 
Brand: Z.Five
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: art. No: M0919-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords intended to be tied in of the back may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to 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: Pink bikini for up to 14-year old girls. The bikini top has functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1504/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Z.Five
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: art. No: 87244; 94400; 1750
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The cords to be tied in the back and neck area may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries and/or strangulation.

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

 

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

 
Description: Bikini for up to 14-year old girls with cords to be tied at the back and in the neck area (with free ends).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1505/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ bikini
 
Brand: Z.Five
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: art. No: 4838; 94426; 86087
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords to be tied in the back area and the cords to adjust the width of the top may become trapped during various activities of the child,leading to injuries and/or strangulation.

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: Bikini for up to 14-year old girls with cords to be tied at the back and to adjust the width of the top.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1506/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ swimwear
 
Brand: Z.Five
 
Name: FROZEN
 
Type / number of model: art. No: 957
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The cords to be tied around the neck may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries and/or strangulation.

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: Girls’ swimwear with cartoon characters on the front and cords with free ends to be tied around the neck. Size:28 (ages up to 7 and 7-14).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1508/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' cardigan
 
Brand: Nilcan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1106
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
 

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

 
Description: White knitted cardigan with zipper for girls. The product is decorated with half-beads. The product is available in pink colour too. Size: 1-2 years
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1509/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girl’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Yutokids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 821
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
 

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

 
Description: Pink knitted cardigan for little girls. The product is decorated with knitted flowers and beads. Size: 92.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1510/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: Nurcix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 8690220160046; 6004
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements (flower) can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
 

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

 
Description: Clothing set consisting of a white shirt with light pink bolero and pink trousers. The product is decorated with a bow with flowers in the middle. Size: 62-3m
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1512/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Soap sponges
 
Brand: dispofoam
 
Name: dispofoam one - Soapy Sponge
 
Type / number of model: CPNP reference: 1847658
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8427835100736; Batch numbers: 170116; 170209; 170301; 170321; 170601; 171117
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The leave-on product contains a mixture of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is a strong sensitizing chemical that can provoke allergic skin reactions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Each bag contains 50 units of sponges, individually packed, measuring 13 x 8 x 2.5 cm.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1484/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel adapter
 
Brand: Powerful
 
Name: Travel charger
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The insulation of the adapter is insufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings are too small. As a consequence parts of the adapter can become live and lead to an electric shock if touched.

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

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

 
Description: Travel adapter, sold in a white cardboard box. Input: 100-240 V~ 50/60Hz Class II
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1513/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hand blender
 
Brand: Cuisinart
 
Name: Multifunction hand blender
 
Type / number of model: 1.) CSB800E, 2.) CSB801E
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 3 030050 053043, 2.) 3 030050 076530
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The blade of the stem attachment can crack over time and small metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. This may pose a laceration hazard to consumers.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description: Hand blender with different parts.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1507/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: JunAi
 
Name: Multifunctional Camping Lamp
 
Type / number of model: JA-1972
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 495741 519722
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat. The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port is inadequate.

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

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

 
Description: Rechargeable portable lamp with 1+8 LEDs and USB port. It can be operated directly from the mains or by built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box. The product is seemingly ClassII and IP20. Technical parameters (on the packaging): 110-250 V, 1*1W and 8*0,5W LEDs
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1485/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Freemont
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0145*3304 Type: JC
 
Batch number / Barcode: The notification concerns vehicles manufactured between 14.10.2010 and 20.04.2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Incorrectly installed steering-wheel wiring may chafe and cause a short-circuit. As a consequence, the driver air bag may deploy while driving causing a road 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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1486/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0279, 0295, 0296, 0298, 0301, 0304, 0305, 0307, 0310, 0556 Types: 906BB30, 906BB35, 906BB35/4x4, 906BB35G, 906BB50, 906BB40/4x4
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 03.09.2017 and 13.09.2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The adhesive seam of the windscreen may be faulty. This may increase the risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a crash.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1495/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Pick-up
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ranger
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E11*2007/46*0154*08
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 17/11/2015 and 24/02/2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The gearshift cables could contact the rear driveshaft. This could cause damage to the driveshaft, leading to eventual loss of drive.
 

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

 
Description: Pick-up
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1497/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota, Lexus
 
Name: Landcruiser, Verso-S, Lexus IS
 
Type / number of model: EC type-approvals: e6*95/54*0055, e6*2001/116*0112, e11*2007/46*0020, e11*98/14*0110; types: J10, J20(a), XP12(a), XE1
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 7 February 2003 and 27 September 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In the event of deployment, the driver and/or passenger airbags may not function as intended. There is consequently an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1498/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: S-Class
 
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0335*33 to 36; Type: 221
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between January 2017 and May 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In the event of an accident involving the deployment of the driver airbag, the airbag might fail to open as intended, thus increasing the risk of injury to the driver.
 

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 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1501/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Citan
 
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e2*2007/46*0129*, e2*2007/46*0130* Type: X
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in September 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Screws to fasten the safety belt to the B and C pillars on the left-hand side of the vehicle may not be correctly secured.

As a consequence, in the event of a crash, this could cause injury to the passengers.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car / van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1468/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic rattle toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Baby Rattles
 
Type / number of model: DAF577983
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991205779836
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts (rattling balls). A small child may put these small parts into mouth, causing choking. In addition, the toy's handle is too long: a child may put it in the mouth where it may get stuck 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plastic rattle in the shape of a flower. Three plastic balls with metal rattling elements are attached to the toy. Available in different colours. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1469/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Fashion Girl
 
Type / number of model: NO. 9201
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8601888561236
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 35.37% by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (maximum measured value: 27.94 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The head of the man contains also 2.4% by weight di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare 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 set with dolls and dresses in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1470/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Model
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5290509057642
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 32.04 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.62 % 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 and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description: Doll with accessories in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1471/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FROZEN
 
Type / number of model: NO.KNX09-A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 19.22 % by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.57 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The toy contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: and 0.96% by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is 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: Doll in a cardboard cone.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1476/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll with cooking set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cooking - Play together!
 
Type / number of model: 8263-6051B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5291410103053
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.75% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The toy contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 1.31 % by weight).

According to REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is 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: Plastic doll with cooking set, packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1477/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bath toy
 
Brand: XIHUA TOYS
 
Name: Yellow Duck
 
Type / number of model: Ref.No.: 1601R025 Fty.No.: 3639 Batch Number:20160503
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9916011800175
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.61% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.15 % 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: 2.18% by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare 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: Set of 6 yellow ducks packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1478/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bath toy
 
Brand: XIHUA TOYS
 
Name: Yellow Duck
 
Type / number of model: Ref. No:1601R017 Fty. No:3631 Batch number:20160503
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9916011800250
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.88% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.49 % 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 and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

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

 
Description: Set of 6 yellow ducks with blue hat packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1482/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fidget spinner
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hand Spinner
 
Type / number of model: 1814006
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4750733352346
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract.

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

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

 
Description: Fidget spinner with LED lights operated by button batteries, packed in a carton box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1492/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Vogue Girls - Vogue Style
 
Type / number of model: Item number 6688 C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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 phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic doll with accessoires.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1496/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MY CUTE BABY
 
Type / number of model: 62310040, JM818B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4752067070200
 
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.31 % by weight). Moreover, it contains up to 0.86% short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DINP is prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Plastic doll with blond hair dressed in white dress with heart or flower pattern. Packed in transparent plastic bag closed by a cardboard tag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1499/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Mobile phone
 
Brand: Baijiale
 
Name: unknown
 
Type / number of model: 0088S
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss.

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): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Children´s toy plastic mobile phone with picture of the cartoon character - Maša and the Bear. Toy operated by batteries. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1500/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft textile doll
 
Brand: Yi Teng Li Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: W51768
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6438022392393
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A small part (fabric covered plastic nose) can be easily detached from the toy.
A child may put the small part in the mouth and choke on 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: A soft stuffed doll with white and light green dress and pink hair, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1502/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fidget spinner
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Gyro Spinner
 
Type / number of model: 396-11
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0798003064562
 
Risk type: Chemical, Injuries
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract.

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

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

 
Description: Fidget spinner with LED lights, supplied in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1511/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Luminous rings
 
Brand: LAIV
 
Name: FLASH RINGS GOMA
 
Type / number of model: Ref.: 3473-4
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The rings can break easily, leaving the button batteries accessible. These batteries could be swallowed, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract.

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

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

 
Description: Coloured rings of silicon-like material with a flashlight when pressed. They come in plastic balls in vending machines.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1514/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy blocks
 
Brand: SEEK'O BLOCKS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1.) BA5001 , 2.) BA5002, 3.) BA5003
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 4897067860403, 2.) 4897067860410, 3.) 4897067860427
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking, Injuries
 
Parts of the flash-up component can be detached, generating small parts and making the button batteries accessible. A small child may put the small parts or the button batteries in the mouth, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description: Colourful plastic toy blocks/bricks with pins on the surface and a button on a transparent side, activating a flashing LED light (one button cell included per block). Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
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Alert number: A11/0136/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate
 
Brand: First Baby Safety
 
Name: Safety Gate Minerva
 
Type / number of model: 2-201600230; art. w182
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717568071572
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
Due to the presence of support points for the foothold, a child can climb the safety gate and fall down the staircase. There are also protruding parts where children's clothing might get trapped, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Wooden safety gate packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1487/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Arocs
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0743; Type: 963-8-H
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 January 2013 and 23 August 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Under certain circumstances, where the automatic lowering system is activated, the vehicle may potentially skid. This potential loss of traction on both rear axles could also occur in situations of high loss of air or a large leak in the compressed air system. This situation may potentially endanger the safety of traffic and the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and increase 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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1488/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Setra, Tourismo, Travego
 
Type / number of model: Approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1160, e1*2007/46*1133, e1*2007/46*0007, e1*2007/46*0006, e1*2007/46*0132, e1*2007/46*0025, e1*2007/46*0024, e1*2007/46*0022, e1*2007/46*0008, e1*2007/46*0010, e1*2007/46*0023, e1*2007/46*0014 Types: 410 03, 410 02, 629 01, 629 02, 632 07, 632 02, 632 01, 632 04, 632 05, 632 06, 632 03, 633 04
 
Batch number / Barcode: The notification concerns vehicles manufactured between January 2012 and October 2015.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Incorrectly inserted fuses can lead to thermal overload. The thermal overload can cause the fuses to fail, creating a risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1489/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Dennis Eagle
 
Name: Elite 2, Access
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 24/09/2009 and 23/10/2014.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to potential insufficient durability of the design the steering lever can fracture due to fatigue of the lever fixings. This could result in a change of steering performance.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1490/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0728, e1*2007/46*0731, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0735, e1*2007/46*0736, e1*2007/46*0738, e1*2007/46*0743; types: 963-0-A, 963-2-A, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-2-E, 963-8-H
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 8 June 2017 and 6 July 2017.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
A pipe clip for the positive battery cable to the starter motor may have been twisted when fitted so the starter-motor cable may lie on a Torx drive bolt of the transmission (vehicle earth). This may result in a short circuit and lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1491/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Light Goods Vehicles
 
Brand: Hino Motors Ltd
 
Name: XZU415R, XZU419R, XZU420R, XZU429R, XZU435R, XZU439R, XZU710R, XZU720R, XZU730R, XJC740R
 
Type / number of model: Type Approval Numbers: E6*2007/46*0020*00, (Euro, 5, &, 6), 141G1001V, 141G1002V, and, 141G1003V, (Euro, 4)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 01/02/2007 and 28/02/2014
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The parking brake lever may not engage correctly when the vehicle is pulled up due to the balanced teeth in the handbrake ratchet mechanism slipping out of place, due to vibration. The handbrake lever may release causing the vehicle to move/roll away unintentionally.

 

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

 
Description: Light Goods Vehicles
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 44