Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 50 (Published on: 15/12/2017)
Notification A11/0128/17 from web report 2017-041 has been updated to include several other models affected by the measure.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1799/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: Saro
 
Name: Protege chupetes
 
Type / number of model: 1465
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8424568014651
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The soother holder fastener breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth, causing choking.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description: Soother holder made of plastic, packed in a blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Portugal, Spain

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Alert number: A12/1804/17       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: HESS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Nr. 13699
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4016977136990
 
Risk type: Suffocation
 
Some components of the soother holder do not have ventilation holes. A child may put the holder in the mouth and if it gets stuck, this could lead to suffocation.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description: A soother holder with various wooden beads strung on a string.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1769/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' Bikini
 
Brand: YES ! DO KID'S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: CY-992064.13.11
 
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: Girls' bikini in fuchsia color, intended for 11-12 year, with cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece

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Alert number: A12/1774/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Salincak
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on it.
 

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

 
Description: Pink and white clothing set consisting of a T-shirt and short trousers. The product is decorated with a bow and glued half-beads and rhinestones. Sewn-in label reads: cotton 100%.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1775/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: F&D Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Art: 9336
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements and beads can easily be detached from the garment.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on it.
 

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

 
Description: White clothing set consisting of a white long-sleeved T-shirt and a sleeveless dress. The product is decorated with glued flowers with glued beads in the middle.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1776/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: Hayal bebe
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements and beads can easily be detached from the garment.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description: White sleeveless casual dress for little girls. The product is decorated with pink and white flowers with glued rhinestones in the middle. Sewn-in label reading: cotton 100%.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1777/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Emma Girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Style No: 7831
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3000000119037
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements and beads can easily be detached from the garment. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on it.
 

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 T-shirt and skirt. The product is decorated with crocheted flowers with beads in the middle. There is an inscription on the T-shirt reading: “Voyage”
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1778/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: Emma Girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Style No.7836
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1702270055757
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements and beads can easily be detached from the garment.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description: White, sleeveless casual dress for little girls. The product is decorated with tulle flowers with beads in the middle. Sewn-in label reading: cotton 20%; polyester 80%.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1779/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' cardigan
 
Brand: Nilcan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements and beads can easily be detached from the garment. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on it.
 

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

 
Description: White knitted cardigan with zipper for little girls. The product is decorated with half-beads. The product is available in pink colour too.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1780/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's T-shirt
 
Brand: Almi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Code 3005401
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The decorative elements (rhinestones) can easily be detached from the garment. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.
 

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

 
Description: T-shirt for girls up to 3 years of age. It has the inscription "Always in my mind forever in my heart" and glued rhinestones on the front.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1781/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: mali kon
 
Name: Bébi & kids collection
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the dresses 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: Short-sleeved dresses for little girls. Two models: 1.The product is decorated with beads and flowers. Size: 2-92; 2.The product is decorated with beads, flowers and a rhinestone. Size: 3-98
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1783/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ trousers
 
Brand: H.L. Xiang
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: STYLE NO. DO31
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The glued decorative elements (rhinestones) can easily be detached from the garment. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.
 

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

 
Description: Girls' blue jeans, with elasticated waist, decorated with patterns embossed with rhinestones. Size: 98
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1795/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Shoulder bag
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: LIA-XL234/50371.PAYSJ.C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The black synthetic leather contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value 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)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Black shoulder bag in fake leather (PU) with many golden rivets
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1770/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: G&G
 
Name: Teint Uniforme-Lighteni
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7 52301 00100
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains kojic acid (measured value: 1.1% by weight).
Kojic acid can induce skin sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Skin lightening product in a 500ml plastic bottle.
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1802/17       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Peel-off mask
 
Brand: dm alverde
 
Name: naturschön Peelingmaske
 
Type / number of model: Olive
 
Batch number / Barcode: MHD 09.2017 and 10.2017
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The product contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 3x105 cfu/ml) and the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been detected.
If used on damaged skin or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Peeling cream in a 100ml brown glass jar.
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1766/17       
Category: Furniture
 
Product: Bunk Bed
 
Brand: Danberg / Eurotel Sp. zo.o.
 
Name: Moderno 384 - Kubus 3 DK
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The distance between the top steps of the ladder and the side of the bed is too large. Children could consequently introduce their head and get it stuck leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 747-1 and EN 747-2.
 

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

 
Description: Bunk Bed with a ladder.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1768/17       
Category: Furniture
 
Product: Wooden bunk bed
 
Brand: Danberg / Eurotel Sp. zo.o.
 
Name: Moderno køjeseng i smart design
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The distance between the top steps of the ladder and the side of the bed is too large. A child could introduce its head and get its head stuck leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 747-1 and EN 747-2.
 

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

 
Description: Wooden bunk bed with ladder.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1790/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Training baton
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Budo-Nord
 
Type / number of model: 12015-002
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7332867069955
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The plastic in the baton contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value up to 0.37 % 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 Commission Regulation 850/2004 on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description: Training baton in red plastic. Approximately 50 cm.
Country of origin: Estonia
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1792/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Door gym bar
 
Brand: Chrome
 
Name: Door Gym Power trainer
 
Type / number of model: JL-IG03jiulin
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
 
The black rubber grips contain 2.2 % of short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) and the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) chrysene (measured value: 7.5 mg/kg).
SCCPs persist in the environment and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. Chrysene may cause cancer and are suspected of causing genetic effects and is toxic to aquatic life.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Metal bar for the door frame with two soft black rubber grips wrapped isold in a long blue cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1803/17       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Micro cam
 
Brand: Totem
 
Name: Basic
 
Type / number of model: Ref.: 0.50 (blue), 0.60HY (blue/green), 0.65 (green), 70HY (green/yellow), 0.75 (yellow), 0.85HY (yellow/red) and 0.95 (red) (serial numbers from 1706200 to 1733205 inclusive).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 07/02/2017 and 15/08/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The strength of the brazing is too low.
This could lead to the product breaking and the user falling.

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

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

 
Description: Micro-cams used for rock climbing.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1771/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Nightlight
 
Brand: Vidik
 
Name: Utikač Svjetiljka
 
Type / number of model: Type: WL-840; Model: SP-840
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3850330036197
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The form of the nightlight is attractive to children. The electrical insulation is insufficient.
A child could play with the nightlight and receive an electric shock. The insufficient electrical insulation could lead to accessible parts becoming live or 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Night light, which plugs directly into a mains socket outlet. It has the form a figure which is attractive to children.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1788/17       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Ceiling lamp
 
Brand: Erikslunds Möbler
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The USB-contact is live and accessible. Live parts of the LED modules are accessible.
The user could consequently receive an electric shock during normal use of the lamp.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: A ceiling lamp with MP3-player and loudspeakers.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1782/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Patrol, X-Trail
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*98/14*0166*, e6*95/54*0051* Types: T30, Y61
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 07/06/2000 and 31/08/2001.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag.
In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, metal fragments can be released which can cause injury to the occupants.
 

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 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1785/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Arteon, Golf, Passat
 
Type / number of model: e1*2007/46*1725*## Type: 3H Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0623*## Type: AU Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0627*## Type: AUV Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0307*## Type: 3C
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 21/08/2017 and 14/09/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rear wheel-bearing housing may fracture.
This can impair the vehicle’s road-holding ability, leading to the risk of an accident.
 

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 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1791/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Avensis and RAV4
 
Type / number of model: Model Name (Model Code): Avensis (WWT271) and RAV4 (WWA42); EC-type approval numbers: Avensis (e11*2001/116*0331) and RAV4 (e6*2001/116*0105).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production year: 2016. The subject vehicles are equipped with a 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine.
 
Risk type: Environment
 
There is a possibility that the bolts on the exhaust-side of the turbocharger assembly may not have been correctly tightened due to defective tightening equipment.
The bolts could loosen over time, causing insufficient sealing of the turbocharger and could allow exhaust gas leakage from the turbocharger.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1794/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Ducato
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0044*22 Type: 250
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between February 2016 and July 2017.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The exhaust gas recirculation pipe may break and cause a short circuit in contact with the alternator.
This could lead to a fire in the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1798/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Picasso
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0356*12, e2*2007/46*0356*13, e2*2007/46*0356*14
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 1 September 2016 and 6 April 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The outer skin of the bonnet may not be properly glued to the bonnet lining.
This could lead to the loss of the outer skin of the bonnet causing an accident.
 

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 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1800/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: RAV4
 
Type / number of model: Model Code: WWA42 EC-type approval number: e6*2001/116*0105.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 12 June 2015 to 5 April 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An electrostatic charge may be created in the fuel filter element and discharged on the fuel connector of the low pressure line.
Over time, this could lead to fuel leaking through the fuel connector. If fuel leaks onto the road, it may endanger other vehicles.
 

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 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1801/17       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Movano
 
Type / number of model: Model: Movano B; EC-type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0362*20, e1*2007/46*0471*18, e1*2007/46*0579*10.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production year: 2017 (vehicles built between December 2016 and February 2017)
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The strap holding the fuel filter could break leading to a breakage of the fuel line and subsequently fuel leakage.
Fuel falling on the road could endanger other road users.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1765/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Girlz club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: DRW-1358
 
Batch number / Barcode: 08/2017
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The skirt is highly flammable.
If it catches fire it can cause burns.

The products do not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description: A skirt and two hair accessories attached in a pink plastic hanger covered with cardboard. There are two colours, "blue" and "pink".
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1767/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Dones
 
Name: Ken Fashionistas
 
Type / number of model: 8655IX-2B/L1512
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5104732152886
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 4.10% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plastic doll packaged in plastic box with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1772/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bella
 
Type / number of model: No.8655EY
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6998712002686
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 31% 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with blue hair. The colour of the mermaid tail is changing in water. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1773/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy with suction cup
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: J617-F-E-0240-002
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5161650060082
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The suction cup contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37% 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plush monkey with glasses and a suction cup attached to the toy by a cord.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1784/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Pencil set
 
Brand: Teman Belajar
 
Name: JUMBO
 
Type / number of model: TB 05002
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 788265 591887
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The green pencil contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value: 19.5 mg/kg). A child using the pencils could put one in his/her mouth and suck on it and then the lead would enter the child’s body. Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects to which children are particularly sensitive.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description: Pencil set consists of 12 coloured pencils. Packaging: red cardboard box with tiger head design.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1786/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Magnetic darts set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dart Game
 
Type / number of model: No.8255
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The toy contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux that can become easily detached.
If a child swallows the magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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: A dart board and three plastic arrows with magnetic caps. Packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1787/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Police Equip Series
 
Type / number of model: No.08333
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 7.4 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 0.25 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The suction cups can also easily be detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: The set includes: a black plastic gun, three projectiles with suction cup and plastic watch. Packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1789/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soap bubble toy liquid
 
Brand: soundsation
 
Name: AB5L Bubble Fluid
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 033481 909144
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The soap solution contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured quantity 7 x 102 cfu/ml) and yeast.
There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description: 5l bottle of soap bubble refill liquid with labelling in English.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1793/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: TWJ
 
Name: Maskotka pluszowa mis
 
Type / number of model: NO. S05
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5908238811304
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (nose and eyes) can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put it in the mouth, causing choking.

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: Manufacturer)

 
Description: Plush toy bear with plastic eyes and nose. Size 13 cm, no packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1796/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy rifle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: M-16A4 Assault Rifle
 
Type / number of model: 17175
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7392870171755
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The cords contain 0.2 % short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs).
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: Toy rifle, black with metallic and red details. 39x21 cm. Cardboard packaging with open front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1797/17       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy keyboard
 
Brand: JHF
 
Name: Little pianist
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7392870173520
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The cord contains 1.3 % short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs).
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: Blue toy keyboard, sold in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2017 - 50