Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 48 (Published on: 01/12/2017)
Notification A12/0707/17 from Report-2017-021 has been updated with new information about the model and products affected.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1687/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: Difrax
 
Name: Giraffe soother cord
 
Type / number of model: No. 1034
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8711736930418
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The head of the giraffe can detach, while the child is playing with it, giving access to the filling material. The child pulls out the filling material and puts it into mouth, where it might get stuck in the larynx and may cause choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description: Textile soother holder in the shape of a pink Giraffe, fixed to the cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1674/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Animal socks with rattle for babies
 
Brand: Primark
 
Name: BG Xmas Rattle Socks
 
Type / number of model: 3424303 (newborns) , 3424304 (0-6 months), 3424306 (6-12 months)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The brown antlers on the reindeer head can easily come loose or be detached, generating a small part. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Children's socks available in different sizes. The socks have red and white stripes and a decorative reindeer head attached to them.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1688/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather gloves
 
Brand: Kangyu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6909246673662
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 110 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Women's brown leather gloves, size 8.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1694/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Childrens' clothing set
 
Brand: SCHOOL MASTER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: SM-01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5291148020981
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstrings with toggles 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Clothing set including a grey sweatshirt jacket and trousers for 6-year old children. The sweatshirt has drawstrings with non-fixed toggles, forming a loop on each side of the garment.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1695/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Katia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 12073
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7443170940739
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The halter neck cords 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: Bikini with matching skirt, with green and white pattern, for 9/10 year-old girls. The bikini top has halter neck cords.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1696/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' Bikini
 
Brand: SMART-SEXY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 0016
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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 injuries 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: Blue and yellow bikini for girls (size 11-12 years). The top has cords to be tied at the back and halter-neck cords and the bottom has functional cords at the waist area (23cm long).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1662/17       
Category: Communication and media equipment
 
Product: In-ear headphones
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Earphones, Running
 
Type / number of model: 83512
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7332844130111
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic in the USB cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.3%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Black in-ear headphones and USB cord. White packaging with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1665/17       
Category: Communication and media equipment
 
Product: Speaker
 
Brand: Connect
 
Name: Connect speaker
 
Type / number of model: 3502978
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7392584429784
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic in the cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 1%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Black, rectangular speaker with a blue arrow and the text CONNECT. Blue cardboard packaging with a transparent window. Approximately 20x10 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1656/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB cable
 
Brand: Ohmega
 
Name: USB cable
 
Type / number of model: 20614
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7319280206143
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to up to 1.6%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Off white USB cable, 1.8 m. The packaging has a cardboard back and a transparent plastic front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1660/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Power cord
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Power cord
 
Type / number of model: 572005
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7319285720057
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic in the cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 2.6%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Black power cord, 1.8 m. Packaging in transparent plastic.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1672/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hairdryer
 
Brand: Dhom teck system
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: XDM-D002
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8034048190623
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
Live parts are accessible to the user. The hair dryer can overheat and catch fire during use.

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

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Travel hairdryer packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1677/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hot plate
 
Brand: MOBIKA
 
Name: HOT PLATE ELECTRIC COOKING
 
Type / number of model: TM-HS01 EL-PC-010
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking, Fire
 
The power cable overheats. As a result the electrical insulation of the cable could deteriorate causing a short-circuit which could lead to a fire. In addition, the control button can be easily removed and poses a risk of choking for vulnerable persons.

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

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

 
Description: Hot plate supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1691/17       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Yuadon
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: YD-788
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live parts of the travel adaptor can be easily touched by users as there are no safety shutters preventing access.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

 

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

 
Description: Two-pin plug adaptor for 3-pin mains socket. No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1658/17       
Category: Gadgets
 
Product: Selfie stick
 
Brand: MarQuant
 
Name: Selfie Stick
 
Type / number of model: 934-590
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7330571286927
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic in the cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 4.57%) . 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Selfie stick in metal and black plastic, with a USB cord. The packaging has a transparent front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1663/17       
Category: Hand tools
 
Product: Claw hammer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hammer
 
Type / number of model: 3801642
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7392584816423
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The handle contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.7%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Claw hammer with a black handle.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1666/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Exercise tube
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Exertube
 
Type / number of model: 29066-000
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7332867091185
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The product poses a risk for the environment because the handles contain up to 9 % short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP).

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 placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned.

The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation 850/2004 on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description: Exercise tube, green plastic with black handles, approximately 2 m long
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1667/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Hot pack
 
Brand: Coolstuff
 
Name: Hot Pack
 
Type / number of model: 10/5221
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7350074020330
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The product poses a risk for the environment because the plastic in the heat pack contains up to 0.4 % 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.

The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation 850/2004 on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description: Hot pack formed as a heart, red, packaging in transparent plastic.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1678/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Ski boots
 
Brand: Arc'teryx, Salomon
 
Name: X-Alp and Procline
 
Type / number of model: S/LAB X-Alp, X-Alp Explore, all Procline models.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 1 November 2016 and 31 March 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The axis pin located at the rear of the boot which connects the upper portion of the boot to the lower portion of the boot can dislodge during use. This could cause the skier to lose control or fall.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Ski boots intended for ski touring.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1659/17       
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product: Table cloth
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Oilcloth
 
Type / number of model: 3110553
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The cloth contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.6%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Table cloth of oilcloth type. Green with white lines, forming a triangular pattern.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1669/17       
Category: Lighters
 
Product: Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Jinming
 
Name: LIGHTER CHOCOLATE
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6920081218017
 
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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of a chocolate bar, dimensions 73x30x14 mm. The lighter mechanism is located on the chopped part of the chocolate.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1661/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED candle
 
Brand: Bright lightning
 
Name: LED candle
 
Type / number of model: 172049
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7392584423782
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic in the cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 1.3%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: White LED Candle, 7.5x10 cm. Red tag around the candle.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1700/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: HOROZ
 
Name: LED Rechargeable Torch / LED-es újratölthető kézilámpa
 
Type / number of model: HL338L
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 999084 920135, 8 699303 410535
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the cores of the wires is too small. In case of a short circuit, the cores of the wires could overheat leading to a fire. The lamp cover can be removed easily leaving live parts accessible to the user. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched by the user since the dimensions of the socket outlet are not suitable.

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: Battery-powered portable lamp with 19 LEDs. It can be charged directly from the mains. The product is supplied with a charger and a shoulder strap. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1655/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: T5
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0220*, e1*2001/116*0218* Type: 7HC, 7HM
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 18/11/2005 and 06/12/2005.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In gas-powered T5 vehicles, undetected corrosion in the gas tanks persisting over a long period could affect the thickness of the wall of the gas tank. Insufficient residual wall thickness may cause the gas tank to burst.
 

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 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1657/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Compass
 
Type / number of model: Individual type approval; Type: MP
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 17 October 2016 and 28 April 2017
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The User’s Guide contains incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, depicting the battery terminals with reversed polarity in the battery terminal graphic. This could lead to an electric shock.
 

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 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1668/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Scooter
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Kisbee, Streetzone
 
Type / number of model: Type K1 variant AE versions AA, CA, BA, DA, Type K1 variant AF version AA; e4*2002/24*2528*06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2013 and 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There may be a crack in the left-hand side tube of the chassis between the engine mounting and the lower arch. This may cause a break, which could lead to the chassis collapsing.
 

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

 
Description: Scooter
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1670/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*38, e2*2007/46*0070*39, e2*2007/46*0071*13
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 21/07/2017 and 21/09/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front axle may not have been assembled with the correct tightening torques. As result, parts of the front axle could become loose leading to impaired steering capacity of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1671/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: DS3
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0003*48, e2*2007/46*0003*50
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 21/7/2017 and 20/9/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A number of points on the front suspension may not be correctly tightened. There is a risk of loosening over time, which could lead to a degradation in the control of the vehicle. An accident could result.
 

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 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1675/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A3, Q2
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 0607 * ... ; type: 8V; type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 1552*...; type: GA
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced during August 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The fatigue strength of the rear axle stub may be insufficient. This could result in failure of the rear axle stub with consequent loss of control of the vehicle.
 

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 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1679/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: C-HR
 
Type / number of model: - Model Name // Model Code: C-HR (excluding hybrid models) // NGX10, NGX50, ZGX10; - EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*3641.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production years: 2017 - 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A fault with the skid control unit may result in an inability to release the parking brake or prevent the parking brake from being applied.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Finland, Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1680/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Prius PHV
 
Type / number of model: Model code: ZVW35; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*0015.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production years: 2011 - 2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The electric vehicle fuse may malfunction causing loss of motive power. Loss of motive power while driving could lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Poland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1682/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Qashqai
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/116*0963 Type: J11
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 12 June 2017 and 28 June 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The direction indicator lamp on the wing mirror may not work if the rear window defrosting and defogging system is switched on. This may pose a danger to other road users.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1698/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Triumph
 
Name: Speed Triple & Speed Triple S
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E11*168/2013*00205.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Motorcycles built between 16 September 015 and 30 August 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An exposed wire may come in to contact with a bracket. This could cause damage to the protective sheathing of the wire, leading to an electrical short circuit. As a result, the engine could stall without warning, causing an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1701/17       
Category: Other
 
Product: Playground
 
Brand: Sutcliffe Play Limited
 
Name: High Wire
 
Type / number of model:  PZU679
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A metal bar on the ground for securing the scramble net constitutes an obstacle in the rope bridge fall zone beside the scramble net and the platform. Metal plates located underneath the anchor points for the bottom rope of the rope bridge have sharp edges. The highest platform (180 cm), accessed by a climbing rope, doesn't have the required handrails along most of its access.

One accident reported.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1176 and the national legislation.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description: Playground equipment consisting of 4 platforms and 5 features to access those platforms: a climbing rope, a scramble net, a metal-hoop climbing tunnel, a ladder with metal bars and a metal ramp; two units are available: a rope bridge and a slide.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1676/17       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Plastic gloves
 
Brand: Dermagrip, WRP /
 
Name: Nitrile Examination Gloves
 
Type / number of model: Ultra LT AQL 1.0; manufactured: 2016-09, date of expiry: 2021-08
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9557955014435; Lot: 609175402
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
Gloves are not sufficiently resistant to permeation of corrosive substances. User may suffer burns because of exposure to these chemical substances.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 374.
 

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

 
Description: Latex free, powder free, non sterile nitrile examination gloves, size: M. Packaged in cardboard boxes, each box contains 200 gloves.
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1664/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Radio controlled car
 
Brand: TOP R/C
 
Name: Stunt Shark Radio Controlled Vehicle
 
Type / number of model: 5198
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7332844061897
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic tyres contain short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 1.7%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Black stunt car with orange details and flame decor. Approximate length 15-20 cm. Black remote transmitter. Packed in a cardboard box with a window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1673/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy lorry
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LKW Sam
 
Type / number of model: Article No: 50100008/01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9009852371123
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (e.g. suspension of tyre) become detached easily. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic toy lorry in yellow and black, for children 18+ months, packed in a net with a paper label attached.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1681/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical toy
 
Brand: Toi-toys
 
Name: Little Pianist
 
Type / number of model: art 54545, batch no 110848
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 8714627545456
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy. A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Green plastic piano with music, aimed for children aged 18 months or older. Packaging: Multicoloured cardboard box of size 36 x 20 cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1683/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Fashion; Clever
 
Type / number of model: NO. YX013
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 1.25 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP and DBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: The toy set includes "Frozen" characters (2 dolls, 1 snowman). Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1684/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: SHU YI
 
Name: SHU YI baby
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO. 2025
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic head of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthlate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: Blonde-haired dolls dressed in different pink and white clothing. Packaging: transparent plastic bag
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1685/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby doll with accessories
 
Brand: Xin Yan
 
Name: Lovely Baby Sweet
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO. 3399
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6920170252242
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate-DEHP (measured value: 25% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP phthalate is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: Baby doll with accessories (shoes, baby bottle, potty, diaper, hairdryer and hair brush), packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1686/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mini Baby (Sweet Beauty)
 
Type / number of model: NO. HT101
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.88 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation DEHP and DBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: Small (about 10 cm) plastic baby dolls in different clothing. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window and collective packaging
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1689/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Educational toy
 
Brand: A.I.&E.
 
Name: Shape sort ball
 
Type / number of model: Item no. 00603
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8711252006031; Batch: 2036428
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Parts of the toy (the blue cube) break easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Red and yellow plastic ball with 12 holes to insert blocks in different shapes, packed in a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1692/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fidget spinner
 
Brand: MGC Factory spinner
 
Name: HAND SPINNER LUMINEUX
 
Type / number of model: 201706
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0657968063969
 
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: Cardboard box containing illuminating hand spinners in four different colours (green, blue, red and yellow).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1693/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy lorry
 
Brand: My Baby Lou
 
Name: LKW Ben
 
Type / number of model: Art. 50100008/02
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9009852371130
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (e.g. wheel trims and suspension of tyre) become detached easily. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Black and yellow plastic toy lorry for children 18M+; packed in a net with paper label attached.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1697/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super Equipment
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO. 213413
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9910302134130
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the suction cups of the arrows contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 7.6% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 6.8 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 phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: The set includes: a plastic bow, 3 colourful arrows with suction cup and an arrow holder. Packaging: blister pack
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A12/1699/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy with suction cup
 
Brand: dopaodoll
 
Name: sunfi ower bear
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the suction cup contains di (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 39% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plush teddy bear (approx. 25 cm high) with a suction cup attached by a cord. There is an embroidered “Big” inscription on the bear’s foot. The product is available in four different colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
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Alert number: A11/0143/17       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Fireworks
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sparkler 50 cm
 
Type / number of model: Sparkler 50 cm cat. F1 CE-marking 1008-F1-69244488
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Burns, Fire
 
If the sparkler is used indoors, it could ignite a flammable surface and start a fire. Moreover, if the sparkler is not kept away from the body and flammable clothes, the user holding it could consequently be hit by burning material and receive burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Hand-held sparkler of 50 cm long. Categorie F1. CE-marking 1008-F1-69244488. CE1008
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A11/0142/17       
Category: Stationery
 
Product: Plastic pencil case
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: TOP SPEED
 
Type / number of model: A/W 16; PLU264615
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2646156000013
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The pencil case contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic pencil case with zipper and Disney Pixar Cars pattern.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48

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Alert number: A11/0144/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Tricycle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Triratukas
 
Type / number of model: T300
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There are accessible openings in the front wheel. While driving the tricycle, the child's fingers or toes might get trapped in the openings and the child could be injured due to the movement.

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: Brownish-yellow and black tricycle, made of hard plastic, with pedals on the front wheel.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48
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Alert number: A12/1690/17       
Category: Explosive atmospheres equipment
 
Product: Solvent recycler (thinner)
 
Brand: Hamach
 
Name: Hamach URS600 is a rebrand of Uni-ram URS600
 
Type / number of model: URS600 and URS600SS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Serial number 14117
 
Risk type: Burns, Fire, Injuries
 
The safety instructions of where to place and install the product are not very clear. Therefore users might not respect the distance from the electric power source or other ignition sources. Moreover, the equipment may leak hot solvent and vapour. If near an ignition source the risk of explosion is therefore high which could lead to fire and burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the ATEX and Machinery Directives.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description: Solvent recycler (thinner), Box ~ 50x50x100cm, Product size cabinet 45x45x105cm of stainless steal with toplid and front door. Hamach URS 600 has a copper condensor/cooler. Hamach URS 600 SS has a stainless steal condensor/cooler.
Country of origin: Canada
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 48