Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 5 ( Published on: 02/02/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0123/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Detergent
 
Brand: Minel
 
Name: Multi Geschirr-reiniger
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  355216/L12, 4306188064220
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The dishwasher tablets contain 1.7 g of phosphorus in the standard dosage (limit 0.3 g).
The product is hazardous for the environment since, when excessively discharged into water, it causes algae to grow at the expense of other aquatic life.

The product does not comply with Regulation on detergents.
 

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

Company recall page:  http://www.kaupmees.ee/index.php?route=information/news/newsDetails&news_id=236

 
Description:  Dishwasher tablets packaged in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0132/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: ATOPSUN
 
Name: Full Band Grow Light
 
Type / number of model:  30W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts of the LED lamp are accessible to the user. The electrical insulation is not sufficient.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
 

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

 
Description:  A grow light, sold in a light-brown cardboard package. Electrical specifications: DR-30W-E27, 85-265V
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0134/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
 
Name: Luces Decorativas
 
Type / number of model:  JJ322209A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6926668800704
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The control device is not sufficiently resistant and may break, leaving live parts accessible.
The user could touch the live parts.

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

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 140 LED lamps. It is packaged in a cylindrical, transparent, plastic package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0142/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Lamp display box
 
Brand: Sylvania
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PRO0196_LP TEST DISP-5 LPS DIM EU PLUG. PRO0197_LP TEST DISP-5 LPS DIM UK PLUG.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The stripped back ends of the internal mains wiring are not terminated into the terminal blocks.
If the testing box is opened whilst plugged into a mains power source, lengths of live metal conductor could be exposed.

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

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

 
Description:  Display box for testing light bulbs.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0148/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED light strip
 
Brand: Gnetic Glass
 
Name: 220V SMD LED STRIP
 
Type / number of model:  30024
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8472598831144
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable does not have adequate strength and is not sufficiently resistant to heat.
The cable can deteriorate resulting in the live conductors becoming accessible to the user.

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  LED strip with a plug for connecting to the mains power supply. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0121/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: AMG GT R
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2007/46*0233*09-12 Type: 190
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 2 August 2016 and 21 September 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sport seats and the roll bar are not compatible.
There may be contact between the headrest and the roll bar in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0122/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Mustang
 
Type / number of model:  Type: P8C, P8E, P8F code 16S30 ; no type approval.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 11.02.2014 and 30.04.2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The door locks on both side doors are defective.
The doors may open while the car is in motion.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0126/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Odyssey
 
Type / number of model:  Type: RL5; US models, no type approval.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 2010 and 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The second row of the outboard seats is not properly secured.
The risk of injury in an accident or during braking is increased.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0128/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: CT200H
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0150* Type: A10 (a)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 21 November 2016 and 7 April 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The tank may develop a leak as a result of defective welding.
This could lead to a fire.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0136/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Compass
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval: e11*2007/46*4037*01; Type: MX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 30 August and 17 November 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The securing nuts on the front passenger airbag may be loose.
In the event of deployment of the front passenger airbag, the loose securing nuts may become projectiles.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0147/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Seat
 
Name: Ateca
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval: e9*2007/46*6394; type: 5FP
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 24 and 29 August 2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Improperly case-hardened wheel-bearing housings on the rear axle may break.
This may lead to a loss of driving stability, entailing an accident risk.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0150/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: Ioniq
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e13*2007/46*1603*00.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: 04/10/2016 to 31/03/2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The aluminium housing of the EPCU (Electric Power Control Unit) may contain voids.
Coolant could come in to contact with the control unit’s circuit board causing the vehicle to stall.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car - Recall code: 71C062.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0151/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Fork
 
Brand: Søstrene Grene
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item nummer: 40013799
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The tips of the fork may break generating small parts.
Children may swallow small pieces of the fork and choke on them.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's fork in bamboo and melamine with various designs.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, France, Iceland, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0117/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy blocks
 
Brand: Linea Paggio
 
Name: GRAN BLOK
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8034139195780
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the blocks.
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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Blocks of different sizes and colours inside a rucksack.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0118/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress accessories
 
Brand: PARTY FREAK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  97703
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8422259977032
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The eyebrows and moustache are highly flammable.
If they catch fire, the user could suffer burns, mostly 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Black fake eyebrows and moustache, sold in a transparent plastic pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0119/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll with accessories
 
Brand: Jiaruifeng Toys Factory
 
Name: Adorn Article
 
Type / number of model:  JRF 598
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code 8 027456606831
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37.3% 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories (bag, mirror, flower, guitar, boots). Packed in blister with a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0124/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dolls
 
Brand: MH
 
Name: String dolls
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 + 2 EAN: 8418811583803, 1. ITEM NO: MH-158380, 2. Mermaid ITEM NO: MH-158380
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 39.2% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  2 string dolls (11 and 15 cm tall) with a big head and distinctive eyes. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0131/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy drum
 
Brand: GENERAL DE JUGUETES
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 03102, 03011, 03042, 196, 366 and 03012
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8420639031022,8420639030117,8420639030421, 8420639030124, 8420639003661
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The cord is too long.
This may cause strangulation if it gets wrapped around the child's neck.

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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Toy drum with drawings on it, provided with two drumsticks and a cord. The drum is packed in a net bag.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0137/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: fairy
 
Type / number of model:  LY-1881 L5079/3/96
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8602795396638
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16.2% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Doll with wings, about 29 cm tall with a painted dress and accessories.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0138/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MeRmaId
 
Type / number of model:  116 ITEM: L3781/20
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0280704005020280, 8603781225000
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.3% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Doll - mermaid about 25 cm tall with a plastic tail in red or pink.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0145/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle
 
Brand: Liewood
 
Name: Andy Wood Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5713370008303
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wooden beads can fall off, generating small parts.
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: Manufacturer)

Company recall page:  https://www.liewood.com/pages/product-recall

 
Description:  Round-shaped, wooden rattle produced in beech wood with a horizontal stick in the middle to which 4 round, coloured beads are attached.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0146/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand:  Good!
 
Name: Baby
 
Type / number of model:  #CJ-0697944
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 6925203700806
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.17% 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: 4.9 % by weight) and the migration of bisphenol A is too high (measured value: 0.157 mg/l). Bisphenol A is toxic for reproduction.

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

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic baby doll supplied with plastic bathtub. Packaged in a net bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0153/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wonderful Faires
 
Type / number of model:  8046 / L4357/480/35
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8602152143578
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.2% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll about 23 cm tall with long hair. The dress comes in different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0154/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: GD Guang Da
 
Name: Dance of youth
 
Type / number of model:  514
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7201110521666 , LT131
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.9% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll about 17 cm tall with dress made of plastic and with long hair. The dress and hair can be seen in different colours.Other inscriptions: FASHION PRINCESS.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0155/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeeze toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  4831695
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6951448316953
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 48% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic frog with big eyes, which lights up when squeezed. It is made of soft yellow plastic and wrapped in a transparent bag with an adhesive label containing various traceability information.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0156/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Novelty headband
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Svítící rohy
 
Type / number of model:  4793-440012
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8599900047939
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can be easily opened by removing the cover and the button batteries are accessible.
A small child may put them in the mouth, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking if swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Black headband with luminous, red horns and a heart-shaped case with 2 button cell batteries. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0157/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  LED Balloons
 
Brand: Foballoon
 
Name: Light up Balloons
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8452180100025
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The button batteries are easily accessible without the use of any tools and could be swallowed by children.
This could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking.

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

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

 
Description:  5 balloons in a plastic bag with label. The balloon contains a plastic case with 3 batteries that are activated after the paper fuse is removed.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0133/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimwear
 
Brand: ARSENE ET LES PIPELETTES
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style E17AM10-LUCETTE, color red 30
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3613100357133
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The swimming costume has cords with free ends to be tied in the neck area.
The cords may become trapped during various activities, 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:  Girl's red and white-striped swimming costume, size 4 years.
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0139/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' romper suit
 
Brand: Jikko
 
Name: Cool Girl
 
Type / number of model:  550
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0 159634 395508
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (rhinestones and sequins) may be easily detached.
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:  Pink, white and black baby romper suit decorated with sequins, textile flowers and ribbons with rhinestones in the middle. Size: 0-3 M
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0140/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: F&D
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style No: 9645
 
Batch number / Barcode:  055-9645
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (beads) can easily be detached from the clothing set.
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:  Clothing set consisting of a pink, long-sleeved T-shirt, a sleeveless dress made of artificial fur and a small shoulder bag. The dress is decorated with glued-on beads. Size: 1Y
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0141/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Bulsen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KOD: 314
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 680445 163144
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The small decorative elements (beads) can easily be detached from the dress. In addition the sharp safety pins are easily accessible.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke and the safety pins can cause eye or skin injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  White, long-sleeved dress for little girls, decorated with textile roses (fixed by safety pins) with beads in the middle. Size: 74
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0120/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Battery pack
 
Brand: HP
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Battery packs fitted in HP ProBook 64x (G2 and G3), HP ProBook 65x (G2 and G3), HP x360 310 G2, HP ENVY m6 and others.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The batteries can short circuit.
The batteries can overheat as a result causing a fire.
 

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

Company recall page:  http://www8.hp.com/us/en/hp-information/recalls.html

 
Description:  Lithium ion battery pack for notebook or mobile workstation.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Norway, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0152/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Candle
 
Brand: Primark
 
Name: Shaped Candle
 
Type / number of model:  Large Glitter Tree Candle
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Kimball 48015
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Due to a material defect, the coating on the candle is inadequate.
It may cause the candle to burn more quickly and aggressively, posing a fire risk.
 

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

 
Description:  Large candle in the shape of a Christmas tree with glitter.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Belgium

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Alert number: A12/0127/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair straightener
 
Brand: DICTROLUX
 
Name: Uređaj za ravnjanje kose
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 608374
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8015361923143
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The conductors are not properly attached to the product: the supply cable may come out if pulled accidentally, leaving live parts accessible.
Moreover the electrical insulation is inadequate which can lead to an electric shock for users.

In addition, the casing gets too hot and can lead to burns.

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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Hair straightener packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0129/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery charger
 
Brand: Xiamen Nanfu Electronic
 
Name: Li-ion CHARGER
 
Type / number of model:  HG-1206Li
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6420071094
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit of the transformer of the charging device is too short.
Accessible parts of the product could become live.

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): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Battery charger. Output: 3.7V / 700mA.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0130/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Jump starter
 
Brand: Doca
 
Name: Jump Starter
 
Type / number of model:  Power supply unit: 15100-15W, Jump starter: D569
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933346200367
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit of the transformer of the power supply unit is too small.
Accessible parts of the product could become live.

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): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Multi-Function jump starter supplied with a power supply.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0135/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric toaster
 
Brand: FORME
 
Name: Cool Touch
 
Type / number of model:  FST-712
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4744368012294
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Failure of the product´s ejector mechanism could lead to a risk of fire. Additionally, the electrical insulation is insufficient and 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Toaster in a cardboard box with a toaster picture on it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0143/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hairdryer
 
Brand: SAYONA
 
Name: HAIR DRYER
 
Type / number of model:  3880
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 947806 138800 (on the packaging); 8 026015 009731 (on a label)
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The hairdryer can overheat and catch fire during use. Melted plastic can cause burns and expose users to live parts.
The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric hairdryer with folding handle and removable, transparent reducer part. Packaged in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0144/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric tap
 
Brand: Ikon
 
Name: Heating Electric Faucet
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 11336, Ref no. HY30-05 D
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3856019113364
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Accessible parts have only basic insulation.
In case of damage to the basic insulation, the user could receive 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Electric water heating tap in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A12/0149/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Insect killer
 
Brand: ROX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 57270
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3858890572704
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Live parts of the high voltage grid are accessible. Plastic parts are not sufficiently resistant to fire.
The user could touch the high voltage grid with their finger and receive an electric shock. The appliance could catch fire.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Insect killer supplied in a cardboard box with the text "Electronic Insect Repeller".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0008/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Wall lamp
 
Brand: Mall Made (House Doctor)
 
Name: Mall Made
 
Type / number of model:  item no cb0880, cb0881 + cb0882
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
There is a failure in the construction; a sharp edge can cause a wire to be cut and pose a risk of electric shock.
The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Wall lamp available in black, white and green.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A11/0006/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: ENESCO FRANCE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LAPINS ASS ECRU/GRIS 20CM
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3453131116121
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children.

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:  Grey soft toy in the shape of a rabbit.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A11/0011/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Monzana
 
Name: GM RACING
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 102255
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4250525317565
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column can break.
This would mean that a child could no longer steer the scooter and could fall off.

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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Folding toy scooter, metal, with height-adjustable handlebars. It has two front wheels and one rear wheel, a blue deck, white steering column, blue plastic wheels and blue foam handlebar grips.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A11/0007/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Toaster
 
Brand: BRAVISSIMO
 
Name: TOCTEC
 
Type / number of model:  T122
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800152240128
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Failure of the product´s ejector mechanism could lead to the risk of fire. Additionally, the electrical insulation is insufficient which 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)

Company recall page:  https://diplomat.bg

 
Description:  Toaster packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A11/0009/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Blender
 
Brand: Mixdor
 
Name: Blender
 
Type / number of model:  MX-703A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4988652444891
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate. As a result, accessible parts may become live.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive nor with the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Blender consisting of a transparent container, a light blue lid and a white base marked with the brand logo. It is packed in a white cardboard box with pictures of the appliance.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5

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Alert number: A11/0010/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric blender
 
Brand: ICA cook&eat
 
Name: Blender
 
Type / number of model:  KP150
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7331210135392, Batch nr. 06/16
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate. As a result, accessible parts may become live.
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: Retesting  (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Blender packed in a colourful, cardboard box with printed text and technical information.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
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Alert number: A12/0116/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citaro
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090; Types: 628 02, 628 03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between January 2013 and June 2016.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
An overly rigid fuel line system design may possibly lead, over time, to the formation of cracks or to a fracture of the fuel return pipe in the vicinity of the fuel filter.
This may result in leaking fuel causing a fire or injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0125/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGS
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approvals: e4*2007/46*0229*28-29, e4*2007/46*0232*28-29, e4*2007/46*0234*28-29; types: L.2007.46.001, L.2007.46.004, L.2007.46.006
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between August and November 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screw connection between the drive shaft and the transfer box was not tightened with the correct torque.
This may result in the screw connection becoming completely loosened and part of the drive shaft falling off.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia