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Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 45 (Published on: 10/11/2017)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1530/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby soother
 
Brand: Boots
 
Name: Baby 2 Airflow Soothers
 
Type / number of model: 1.) Boots Item Code (O-6 Months): 6269044 and , 2.) Boots Item Code (6 Months Plus): 6269052.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) Batch Code = 213L, 2.) Batch Code Unknown. All batches are being recalled as a precautionary measure.
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The silicone teat of the soother may detach from the main plastic casing whilst in a child's mouth, which could cause choking.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.

 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Set of two baby soothers, unisex, 0-6 Months and 6 Months Plus. Packaged in a blister pack with cardboard backing.
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1521/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Gloves
 
Brand: Snowfox
 
Name: Leather gloves
 
Type / number of model: 4206
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6420071052762
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 130.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.


 

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

 
Description: Gloves made of light yellowish green leather. Lining white fake fur.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1538/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair care product
 
Brand: Vom Pullach Hof (counterfeit)
 
Name: LONDON GEL - Olympiade 2012
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 009737 306337
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the gel contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Hair-gel (leave-on product) in a 500 ml white plastic bottle with a red label, white marking and a red lid.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1539/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skincare product
 
Brand: Sta-Sof-Fro
 
Name: Olive Oil - Hand and Body Lotion
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 616762149859
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the lotion contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Hand and body lotion (leave-on product) in a light yellow bottle with an image of an olive branch (1L).
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1540/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair care product
 
Brand: La Fresh Synite
 
Name: 1) Spiky Hair Gel - Firm Look; 2) Spiky Hair Gel Extreme Hold
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 5060071229606, 2) 5060071225578
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the hair gel contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Hair gel (leave-on product) in a container with a black lid (1l).
Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1541/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Diana
 
Name: Diana contre les taches de rousseur
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5280080004180
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Skin lightening cream (leave-on product) supplied in a 30 g grey cardboard box with white lettering.
Country of origin: Lebanon
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1542/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skincare product
 
Brand: Clere
 
Name: hand and body lotion
 
Type / number of model: Cocoa Butter BB 02/2018, Lanolin and Glycerin BB 07/2019
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6001374033018, 6001374033049
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the label, the body lotion contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Pink and Orange 400 ml bottles of hand and body lotion.
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1543/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skincare product
 
Brand: ST. Ives
 
Name: 1) Daily Hydrating 2) Intensive Healing 3) 24 Hr Deep Restoring
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 07314JU41 / 077043608074, 09094JU41 /077043608012, 10094JU41 / 077043608036
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the body lotion contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Body lotion in white, 621 ml pump bottles with green, red or light blue lettering.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1544/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skincare product
 
Brand: Revmatol / Med-Eq
 
Name: Joints and Muscles Cream
 
Type / number of model: BN 647741, BN 620741
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7042290100599, CPNP number: 1803375
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Skin cream in a plastic tube.
Country of origin: Norway
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1545/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair care products
 
Brand: RICH
 
Name: (1) Pure Luxury Moisture Leave-in Conditioner ; (2) Pure Luxury Argan Curl Enhancing Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the products contain methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: (1) Hair conditioner in a 150 ml yellow dispensing bottle with black lettering and black dispensing pump; (2) Hair care cream in a 120 ml yellow dispensing bottle with black lettering and black dispensing pump.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1546/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair styling products
 
Brand: RICH
 
Name: (1) Pure Luxury Energising Multi-Style Gel; (2) Pure Luxury Argan Volumising Mousse; (3) Pure Luxury Energising Matte Texture Paste
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: (1) Styling gel in a 100 ml upright black tube with yellow lettering and yellow stopper; (2) Volumising Mousse in a 200 ml yellow dispensing bottle with black lettering, yellow dispensing pump and a colorless lid; (3) Texture Paste in a 80 ml black pot with yellow lettering and a yellow lid with black lettering.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1547/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skincare product
 
Brand: Perlier
 
Name: Body Honey Miel - Fluid Cream Moisturizing
 
Type / number of model: Item nr 029018
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8009740833499
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI and MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI and MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Body cream in a white/yellow 250ml bottle.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1548/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skincare product
 
Brand: Perlier
 
Name: Body Honey Miel - Revitalizing Body Butter
 
Type / number of model: Item nr 142025
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8009740833482
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI- and MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI and MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Body butter in a black/yellow 200 ml pot.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1549/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skincare product
 
Brand: Revmatol / Med-Eq
 
Name: Joints and Muscles Cream
 
Type / number of model: BN 647741, BN 620741
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7042290100599, CPNP number: 1803375
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) as indicated in the list of ingredients. Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
 

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

 
Description: Skin cream in a white plastic tube.
Country of origin: Norway
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1550/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Caro White
 
Name: Lightening Beauty Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530056
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (2% by weight according to the list of ingredients). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: White and orange package with orange top
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1515/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Game controller
 
Brand: NES
 
Name: G-Tron Classic NES USB Controller for PC
 
Type / number of model: ITEM: JG-NUSB01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0898455672220
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The wire of the product contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 4.3% by weight). 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.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Game controller in a black cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1552/17       
Category: Gas appliances and components
 
Product: Gas cooker
 
Brand: Siemens / Bosch / Neff
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Bosch Freestanding Gas Cooker: HGV423120N HGV425120N HGV445120N HGV445150N HGV725120N HGV745220 HGV745220N HGV745221N HGV745225N HGV745250 HGV745255N HGV745460N HGV74W220N HSV422020N HSV422021N HSV423020N HSV423021N HSV442020N HSV442050N HSV443020N HSV443050N HSV722020N HSV744020N HSV744021N HSV744022N HSV744025N HSV744026N HSV744055N HSV744056N HSV744228N HSV744268N HSV745020N HSV745021N HSV745022N HSV745025N HSV745055N HSV745268N HSV746055N , Bosch Tabletop Gas Hob: NGT612PNL NGT615PNL NGT632BNL NGT635ENL NGT635PNL NGT636PNL NGT642ENL NGT643ENL NGT645ENL NGU1021DN NGU1121DN NGU2021DN NGU2051DN NGU2055DN NGU2121DN NGU2151DN NGU2155DN , Siemens Freestanding Gas Cooker: HM422200N HM422210N HM423210N HM424200N HM424210N HM442200N HM442210N HM443210N HM444500N HM444510N HM744200N HM744201N HM744205N HM744210N HM744211N HM744215N HM744228N HM744505N HM744506N HM744515N HM744516N HM744628N HM745215N HM745515N HM745516N HM745628N HR423210N HR423510E HR445210N HR725220N HR745220N HR745225N HR745525E HR745525N HR745625N HR74W525N , Siemens Tabletop Gas Hob: ER12322NL ER32021NL ER32051NL ER32053NL ER32821NL ER32851NL ER32853NL ER61021DN ER61121DN ER62021DN ER62055DN ER62121DN ER62155DN
 
Batch number / Barcode: see: www.gascookingsafety.com
 
Risk type: Fire
 
A gas connection fitting fitted to the appliance can develop cracks or break. This could lead to gas leakage.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Built-in gas hobs and freestanding gas cookers
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1532/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Skateboard
 
Brand: POLYMOBIL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: PO-GD01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5998273719208
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In case of shock, the axle may bend and the aluminium suspension break, which can lead to an accident. Also, the middle part of the upper surface of the skateboard is smooth, not roughened, which could cause the user to slip and suffer injuries.

In addition the protruding ends of the screws and the edges of the bearing surface are sharp, which may cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.
 

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

 
Description: A four-wheeled, smooth-surfaced skateboard decorated with a pattern. The product has red plastic wheels. Load capacity: 20-50 kilograms. Packaging: transparent foil.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1520/17       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Lights
 
Type / number of model: 200 L LED Lights ZHK (blue), ref: 700007, 200 L LED Lights ZHK (multicolor), ref: 700008, 200 L LED Lights, LED-YJSK, 300 L LED Lights ZHK (blue), ref: 700012, 300 L LED Lights ZHK (multicolor), ref: 700013, 300 L LED Lights ZHK (white), ref: 700011
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5908884100043, EAN: 8055787000073, EAN: 8055787000080, EAN: 8055787000110, EAN: 8055787000127, EAN: 8055787000134
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly secured against pulling and can detach giving access to live parts. The conductors in the wires are too thin and could overheat leading to a fire.

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 300 or 200 LED lights. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1518/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Clio
 
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*32745 - 82
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured from 9 May 2012 to 11 July 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The central pivot pin of the back structure of the rear bench-seat does not have sufficient mechanical strength. In the event of a violent front impact to the vehicle, heavy items of luggage in the boot could consequently be projected into the cabin causing injuries to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France, Turkey
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1519/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE, GLS
 
Type / number of model: EC type approvals: e1*2007/46*0598*19-20, e1*2007/46*0826*09 Types: 166, 166 AMG
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between May 2016 and August 2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There may be superfluous insulation material in the lower area of the windscreen which could damage the adhesion of the windscreen. As a result, in the event of a frontal collision, the passenger airbag would not be supported by the windscreen as intended, undermining the performance of the airbag and increasing the risk of injury for the passenger.


 

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 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1522/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Aircross
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0117*01, e2*2007/46*0117*02, e2*2007/46*0117*03, e2*2007/46*0117*04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 25 November 2011 to 16 September 2014.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor. This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor becoming completely blocked because of internal corrosion. Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.
 

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 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1523/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Aircross
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0117*01, e2*2007/46*0117*02, e2*2007/46*0117*03, e2*2007/46*0117*04, e2*2007/46*0117*05 e2*2007/46*0117*06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 25/11/2011 to 16/05/2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to corrosion, the dampers of the rear door could break. This could result in the rear door failing to stay in the open position, leading to injuries to the user.
 

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 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1524/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 4008
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0115*01, e2*2007/46*0115*02, e2*2007/46*0115*03, e2*2007/46*0115*04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 24 November 2011 and 12 September 2014
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor. This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor becoming completely blocked because of internal corrosion. Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.
 

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 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1525/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 4008
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0115*01, e2*2007/46*0115*02, e2*2007/46*0115*03, e2*2007/46*0115*04, e2*2007/46*0115*05, e2*2007/46*0115*06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 24/11/2011 to 16/05/2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to corrosion, the dampers of the rear door could break. This could result in the rear door failing to stay in the open position, leading to injuries to the user.
 

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 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany

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Alert number: A12/1551/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Accord
 
Type / number of model: Types: CR2, CR3, CT1, CT2
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2013 and 2016.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The battery sensor’s plastic housing may not be resistant to the penetration of moisture. Any penetrating moisture may cause a short circuit, 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: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1528/17       
Category: Other
 
Product: Advent calendar containing jewellery
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Jewelry Christmas Calendar - Just for You
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The necklace inside window number 2 of the calendar contains lead (measured value: 3.1% by weight). Lead is hazardous for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Advent calendar made of white cardboard, containing jewellery inside the windows. The calendar is marked with silvery text "Jewelry Christmas Calendar" on the upper edge and the text "JUST FOR You" in the middle. It has a white loop on top for hanging it up. Size 30 cm x 20.5 cm x 3 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1535/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Safety shoes
 
Brand: Redbrick
 
Name: David
 
Type / number of model: 8A03.20 0031768
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5607258899971
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression. Use of the product poses a risk of injury to the wearer's toes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
 

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

 
Description: Black safety shoes packed in a red and black cardboard box.
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Belgium
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1536/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Safety shoes
 
Brand: Lavoro
 
Name: Barcelona
 
Type / number of model: 1052.51
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5607421734122
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression. Use of the product poses a risk of injury to the wearer's toes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
 

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

 
Description: High black safety shoes packed in a grey and black cardboard box.
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Belgium
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1537/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Safety shoes
 
Brand: No Risk Aventura
 
Name: Norfolk
 
Type / number of model: 6062.00
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5607421549122
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression. Use of the product poses a risk of injury to the wearer's toes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
 

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

 
Description: High black and orange safety shoes packed in an orange cardboard box.
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Belgium
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1526/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Inflatable toy
 
Brand: SUNCO
 
Name: Crocodile inflatable toy
 
Type / number of model: Mini Animal N 8381
 
Batch number / Barcode: 013517883813
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the inflatable toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22.6 %). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Inflatable toy packed in an opaque plastic bag showing an orange crab, a green crocodile and a yellow duck. Approximate deflated size 25 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1527/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Yiduozi
 
Name: E'Laine
 
Type / number of model: NO.38123
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6921505381231
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The head of the doll contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value DEHP: 27% by weight, DBP: 0.31% 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A doll with plastic head and textile body in a red and yellow dress. Packaged in a plastic bag with cardboard closing.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1529/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Assault
 
Name: Submachine Gun
 
Type / number of model: No. AK46
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2807040050202800
 
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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Black plastic gun with 3 foam projectiles with plastic suction cups and 3 packets of hydrogel bullets, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1531/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy train
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute train
 
Type / number of model: No. 265
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, generating a small part (the train's chimney cap). A small child may put the small part into the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Orange and yellow plastic locomotive with a moving chimney. When pushed, the train moves forward or backward. The toy is packed in cardboard box containing 12 pieces.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1533/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Doctor PlaySet
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7392870177542
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The toy also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 1% by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The phthalate DINP is prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description: A plastic doll with accessories (stethoscope, phone, ...).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1534/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sofia the First
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7392870131636
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 23.4% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.5% 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 up to 0.98 % by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The phthalate DINP is prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll sold in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 45
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Alert number: A12/1516/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGX: 86X, 87X
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e4*2007/46*0233* Type: L.2007.46.005
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between September 2014 and August 2017.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
In the area of the exhaust gas turbo charger, the hydraulic piping installed for the cab tilting equipment is too short, and situated too close to the exhaust gas turbo charger. The pipes could therefore be damaged by heat and/or start to leak. A damaged pipe may cause a tilted cab to tilt back inadvertently.
Furthermore, a leaking pipe can result in oil from the hydraulic system of the cab leaking and catching fire upon contact with the hot parts of the exhaust gas turbo charger.
 

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 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1517/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGS, TGX
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0235*24, 25, e4*2007/46*0234*25, 25, e4*2007/46*0232*25, e4*2007/46*0231*25, 26, e4*2007/46*0230*25, 26, e4*2007/46*0229*25, 26, 14 Types: L.2007.46.007, L.2007.46.006, L.2007.46.004, L.2007.46.003, L.2007.46.002, L.2007.46.001
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2016 and September 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The ball joint of the control drive shaft may not be correctly riveted and therefore the cardan joint can deviate to the side when the rivet comes loose. This can result in the impairment of the steering function in the form of the steering catching or being blocked.
 

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 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Slovenia, Sweden