Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 3 (Published on: 19/01/2018)
RAPEX notification A12/1411/17 of Report-2017-042 has been withdrawn at the request of the notifying authority following a revised risk assessment.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0028/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Bright Red
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch number SS241
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 26 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: 29.6 ml bottle of red pigment
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0034/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: DARK RED
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch Number 11.06.15
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 18 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Red tattoo ink
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0035/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Lighting Yellow
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch Number 16488
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 97 mg/kg) and toluidine (measured value: 126 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: 30-ml bottle of yellow tattoo pigment
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0020/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's shorts
 
Brand: URCHIN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: FH6809
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords in the waist area are too long and not fixed to the garment.
The cords could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Green and white shorts with the word LOSANGES embroidered on them. No packaging.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0065/18       
Category: Communication and media equipment
 
Product: Karaoke system
 
Brand: Singing Machine
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: SML385BTW
 
Batch number / Barcode: SM002-17, SM031-17, SM032-17, SM033-17 / 5025087001318
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
It is possible to incorrectly insert only one pin of a normal power plug into the plug adapter.
The other pin will then be live and can cause an electric shock.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Replacement of the power supply (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Karaoke machine with speakers and a microphone. Supplied with a plug adaptor.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0023/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hairdryer
 
Brand: Sapir
 
Name: Suszarka do Wlosow
 
Type / number of model: SP-1100-CJ
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4895139226683
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The rated current of the plug is not sufficient.
The current drawn by the hairdryer could damage the plug causing live parts to become accessible.
 

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

 
Description: Electric hairdryer. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0026/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Remote control plugs
 
Brand: GAO
 
Name: Remote control on/off set
 
Type / number of model: EMW203R-UK
 
Batch number / Barcode: Triple pack set – 4895130705675, Twin pack set – 5052931395033
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The fuse does not operate correctly.
As a result, the product can overheat when overloaded causing melting of the plastic enclosure. This can lead to a fire or to live components being exposed.

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

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Remote control on/off plug socket set. Twin or triple set contained in plastic and cardboard pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0027/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Power supply
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: AC Adapter
 
Type / number of model: HNN-12V1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is insufficient. The creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small.
This could lead to the user receiving an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description: Power supply for LED light, sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0029/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Insect killer lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: DESTRUCTEUR D'INSECTES
 
Type / number of model: Code 281658-LJ3W-011
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2070002556193
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The lamp’s high voltage grills are easily accessible by users.
Users could touch these accessible parts and suffer an electric shock.

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: Insect killer lamp in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0050/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hair trimmer
 
Brand: BaByliss
 
Name: AcuBlade Lithium
 
Type / number of model: 7426U
 
Batch number / Barcode: Only a single batch is affected: 2416PT2
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The lithium battery in the hair trimmer may overcharge.
Overcharging of the battery could lead to thermal runaway and the risk of a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62133-2.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Hair trimmer packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0049/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Golf glove
 
Brand: Aeroburner, TaylorMade
 
Name: Aeroburner Glove
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: B1162019, B1162020, B1162021, B1162022, B1162023, B1162119, B1162120, B1162121, B1162122, B1162123, B1162124, B1162219, B1162220, B1162221, B1162222, B1162223
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 5.27 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Leather white and red golf glove. Comes in the following sizes: S, M, L, XL, ML
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0017/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: LED Light
 
Brand: Party Lighting
 
Name: Party LED Lights GETX LED
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO 88029
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8711252880297
 
Risk type: Environment
 
Some plastic or rubber components contain SCCPs (measured value up to 1.1%).
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: Retailer)

 
Description: Black cord with light bulbs in different colours. Packed in a 40 cm long cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0045/18       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Transport/utility vehicle
 
Brand: John Deere
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model: Gator XUV825, XUV825 S4, XUV855, XUV855 S4 Crossover
 
Batch number / Barcode: Period of manufacture: March 2012 to November 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The steering box may malfunction under certain circumstances.
This can make the vehicle difficult to control.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description: Transport/utility vehicle
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0019/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: Mazda 6
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1001*01, e1*2001/116*0448*14, e1*2001/116*0448*19; type: GJ, GH
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 31 July 2012 and 18 November 2014.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Water infiltration may affect the functionality of the parking brake.
Reduced holding power of the parking brake could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0021/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: SEAT
 
Name: Mii
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 18/05/2017 and 12/10/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The towing eye supplied with the car may have defective welding.
If the towing eye is used, it may break with the risk that the towing cable hits people.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0041/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Pickup truck
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Amarok
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0356* e1*2007/46*0750* Type: 2H, 2HS2
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 19/12/2015 and 24/11/2017.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
The servo return pipe to the steering box could be damaged by a hose clamp and/or by coming into contact with the body of the wheel housing.
A damaged pipe could leak hydraulic oil on to hot components or the brake disk, leading to the risk of a fire or an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Pickup truck
Country of origin: Argentina, Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
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: A12/0042/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model: 2008 : e2*2007/46*0070*39 , 208 : e2*2007/46*0070*39, 3008 II : e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*04, 308 II e2*2007/46*0405*16, e2*2007/46*0405*17, 5008 II : e2*2007/46*0534*04, 508 : e2*2007/46*0080*34, e2*2007/46*0081*18 , Partner III : e2*2001/116*0365*30, e2*2001/116*0365*31, e2*2007/46*0001*27, e2*2007/46*0001*28
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2008: manufactured between 2/10/2017 and 20/11/2017, 208: manufactured between 4/10/2017 and 27/11/2017, 3008 II: manufactured between 21/8/2017 and 26/11/2017 , 308 II: manufactured between 2/10/2017 and 23/11/2017 , 5008 II: manufactured between 4/10/2017 and 24/11/2017 , 508: manufactured between 6/10/2017 and 23/11/2017, Partner III: manufactured between 4/10/2017 and 22/11/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An engine part may not work correctly, leading to power loss.
This could potentially result in the engine stalling or engine failure. In very rare circumstances, the vehicle may unexpectedly accelerate slightly before suddenly stopping.
 

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:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0043/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008 II
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*00, e2*2007/46*0534*01, e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*03, e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 5/4/2016 and 24/8/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is contact between a fuel hose and the aerodynamic screen located under the fuel tank. Over time, this could cause a fuel leak.
Fuel leakage onto the road could cause another vehicle to lose control.

 

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:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0044/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: i40
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: E4*2007/46*0263*12; Type: VF
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1/04/2011 and 26/03/2012.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The clutch switch may be faulty.
As a consequence, if the vehicle is started when it is in gear, without the hand brake on and the clutch not engaged, the vehicle could move off when not expected causing an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0046/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Bugatti
 
Name: Chiron
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*KS07/46*0008*05; Type: 5B
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 2 February 2017 and 13 October 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The welding on the seat backs could be faulty.
This could lead to the seats becoming loose.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0047/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: T6
 
Type / number of model: 7J0 (goods vehicle registration) e1*2007/46*0130*, 7HMA (motor caravan registration) e1*2001/116*0289, 7HC (passenger car registration)
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 28/11/2016 and 11/01/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing fault, the fuel hoses may begin to leak.
A fuel leak could pose a hazard to vehicles following behind.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0056/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Kawasaki
 
Name: Versys-X 300
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e4*168/2013*00049*00; Type: LE300C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced during 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Because of vibrations, the socket of the brake/rear-light bulb may fall out of the lamp assembly, resulting in failure of the rear light.
If the rear lights fail, the vehicle is no longer adequately visible from the rear, especially when visibility is poor.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0025/18       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: High visibility vest
 
Brand: Kando Plus
 
Name: Kamizelka dla dzieci
 
Type / number of model: UU, UU 204, YOYO-K
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5905033227590, 5905033227613, 5905033227620
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The reflectance of the vest is inadequate.
As a result, the user is not sufficiently visible in situations where high visibility is essential.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1150.
 

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

 
Description: High visibility vest for children. Packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0048/18       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Firework
 
Brand: Panda Feuerwerk
 
Name: Panic
 
Type / number of model: Article No GP3062
 
Batch number / Barcode: CE 1008-F2-69243516
 
Risk type: Burns, Damage to hearing, Injuries
 
The firework battery is unstable and can fall over during burning, meaning that the individual fireworks shoot out in unintended directions.
The sound pressure level is too high and can cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description: Firework battery with 12 rounds in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0058/18       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Fireworks
 
Brand: PAKETA
 
Name: BPATA
 
Type / number of model: P2950
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4606005729500
 
Risk type: Burns, Fire
 
The rocket is not stable and may shoot in the wrong direction causing injuries or burns.
In some cases burning pieces fall off from the fireworks.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product

 
Description: Firework rocket
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0059/18       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Fireworks
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Secret gift
 
Type / number of model: CF1601
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Burns, Fire
 
The time measured between the ignition of the firework and the explosion of the firework is too short.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product

 
Description: Colourful paper packaging, with drawing of a green/orange mosquito and the words "25 shots, Secret Gift" on it.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0060/18       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Fireworks
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Stormur
 
Type / number of model: CF1601
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Burns, Injuries
 
The cake is not stable during function and may fall over. The ignition fuse burns to fast .
As a result, the user may get injured or burnt.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Importer

 
Description: Black paper packaging, with gold stripes and the words "GAEDASKOTKOKUR, SKOTKOKUR / HEIMSKLASSA" on it.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0022/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Natalia Collection
 
Name: modelka
 
Type / number of model: LS10052
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5908445787232
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20.8% 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 taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Plastic doll dressed in a black dress, packed in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0030/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Trampoline
 
Brand: Lifestyle ProAktiv
 
Name: LS-T185-PA6 Deluxe
 
Type / number of model: LS-T185-PA6
 
Batch number / Barcode: Product ID 10000
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The product is not sufficiently stable and the safety information, instructions for assembly and warnings are not adequate.
As a consequence, the trampoline might tip over during use and the user does not have the relevant information for a safe use of the product, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Garden trampoline, diameter 185 cm, with safety net.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0031/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sparkle girl
 
Type / number of model: No.6669 ITEM NO: 39754
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7521890397542
 
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28.5% by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 1.73% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.81% by weight).

The product does not comply with the requirements of the REACH Regulation.

In addition, it contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value 0.19% 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Plastic doll with blond hair wearing an orange and golden dress and packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0032/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Fashion Style
 
Type / number of model: No:Q16
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991200161612
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26.7% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.29 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
It also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value 0.79 % by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll with blond hair and pink dress. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0033/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LITTLE GIRL
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901271410749, LOT NO:4975
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.2% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: A small plastic doll, packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0036/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Girl
 
Type / number of model: NO:Q18 NGTC493296
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991204932966
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.4% by weight) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.06 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
It also contains diisononylphthalate (DINP) (measured value 0.26 % by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: A plastic doll with blond hair dressed in an orange dress with white flowers. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A12/0037/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Trampoline
 
Brand: Exit toys
 
Name: Exit twist
 
Type / number of model: Exit twist 366 green 12.91.12.01 3/3
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2015DS009-2 / 8718469464975
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The distance between two adjacent shock-absorbing pieces of material within the padding is too big and the safety information and warnings are inadequate.
Users do not have the necessary information for a safe use of the product or could fall on the part that is not shock absorbent and be injured.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Trampoline with safety net.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0038/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: BABY HOME
 
Name: Beautiful doll
 
Type / number of model: NO.530 ITEM NO: ZY-7638
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6912080876380
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 35.2% by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.01% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.006 % by weight).

The product does not comply with the requirements of the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Plastic doll packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0039/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: BEAUTIFUL GIRL FASHION
 
Type / number of model: NO: 6805 ITEM NO: ZY-7614
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6912080876144
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.6% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A plastic doll, packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0040/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO: ZY-7613
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6912080876137
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 22.5% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: A plastic doll with blond hair dressed in blue dress. Packed in a yellow cardboard cone.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0051/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Belly babies UNDERWRAPS
 
Name: Little panda
 
Type / number of model: CS810107/M CS810107/L CS810107/XL
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 897164581373, 2.) 897164581380 , 3.) 897164581397
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The product contains small parts or fibrous stuffing material that can easily be detached.
The small parts or stuffing may be put in the mouth by a small child, 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description: Panda costume for children comprising plush bodysuit, hood and booties.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0052/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: JOJA
 
Name: Masque Squelette Rigide
 
Type / number of model: HAL 311
 
Batch number / Barcode: 352471016846; CH7070-0364-01
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The mask is highly flammable.
If it catches fire, the user may suffer burns to the face.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description: Golden or pink-coloured ‘skeleton’ mask with a black veil.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0053/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Funny Toy
 
Name: Little Baby Doll
 
Type / number of model: 8001D/HWAS18942
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 12690393602; EAN: 5609801069039.
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll’s head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22.9% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

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

 
Description: Plastic baby doll packed in a pink cardboard box with a picture of a child girl giving lap to the baby doll. The doll and accessories (scissors, stethoscope) are visible.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0054/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: SEMPREVIVA
 
Name: PERFECT DESIGN
 
Type / number of model: S21763 - mkf449373 - 2289 - 12
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5605340190272
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30.2% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box with transparent plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0055/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: THE LOVELY BABY
 
Type / number of model: NO.1022A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 910268 015064, 8572 020000 048 , LT 1506
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.5 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll about 10 cm tall, packaging – paper box with transparent window, 3+age.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0057/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Fashion
 
Name: my first
 
Type / number of model: NO.958
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6934052580859 , VTV3405-25
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.5 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: The doll is 22cm tall, long hair and dress in different colors, 3+age.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0061/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Keychain
 
Brand: Toi-Toys
 
Name: Keychain mermaid
 
Type / number of model: 110778
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8714627340600
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 34% by weight).
This pthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Keychain with a small plastic mermaid attached
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A12/0062/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Flashing Bracelet
 
Brand: Toys
 
Name: Flashing Bracelets
 
Type / number of model: 034133
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8713219322901
 
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
 
The plastic material of the bracelets contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 40% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

In addition, the concentration of mercury in the button batteries in the article (0.16 % by weight). Mercury is one of the most hazardous environmental toxins and is a threat to the environment and, through the environment, to human health.

The product does not comply neither with the REACH Regulation nor with the Directive 2006/66 on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic, flashing bracelet in plastic packaging
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0063/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Teether book
 
Brand: Playgro
 
Name: Jazzy Jungley
 
Type / number of model: 0m +
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9321104838582, Batch stamped: 005475; ITEM#0183858
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The fabric material of the book contains the flame retardant tris(2-chlor-1-methylethyl phosphate (TCPP) (measured value: 22950 mg/kg).
TCPP can be harmful to children due to its carcinogenic properties and acute toxicity.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Teething toy in the shape of a soft book with squeaky ball and plastic handle. Packaging: fixed to a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0064/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Trampoline
 
Brand: Sixbros
 
Name: Sixjump CST 185/L1564
 
Type / number of model: 185/6FT TB 185/Blue/ON
 
Batch number / Barcode: RKS-2015001
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The product is not sufficiently stable and the safety information, instructions for assembly and warnings are not adequate.
As a consequence, the trampoline might tip over during use and the user does not have the relevant information for a safe use of the product, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Blue garden trampoline, size 185 cm
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
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Alert number: A11/0004/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Jumper cable
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Rozruchowe cable, 900 Amp
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 900 768 423514
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The terminal clamps are not fully insulated.
This could lead to an unintended flow of current, leading to a voltage arc and burns to users.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Jumper cable, starter cable for passenger vehicles and lorries, 900 Amp with carry bag. Jumper cable, branded cable 2 x 6 meters, for all 12 V batteries .
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3

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Alert number: A11/0005/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Belly babies UNDERWRAPS
 
Name: Little monkey
 
Type / number of model: CS810115/XL CS810115/M CS810115/L
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 897164611681, 2.) 897164611674, 3.) 897164611681
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material is accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A child can put the fibrous stuffing material 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: Monkey costume for children comprising plush bodysuit, hood and booties.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3
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Alert number: A12/0018/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Van Hool
 
Name: A3, AG3, AGG3
 
Type / number of model: Approval No: e6*2007/46*0021*03; national U/70164, U/70077, 97/1143; Individual approval type: 30XB, 3X0B, 318, 324
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2005 and 2013.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
When the door action mechanism is disconnected from the power supply, the inward-swinging door has no obstacle detection device via the pressure-wave switch.
There is a greater risk of injury when getting into or stepping out of the bus. Passengers could be trapped in the door.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 3