Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 8 (Published on: 23/02/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0257/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: MV Agusta
 
Name: F4 RR, F4 RC
 
Type / number of model: Type Approval Number: E3*2002/24*0564
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 27/11/2014 and 27/10/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A defect in the front brake master cylinder could cause the brake cylinder to malfunction.
This could lead to a loss of front braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Germany, Greece, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0259/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Aston Martin
 
Name: DB11
 
Type / number of model: DB11 V12 Coupe, DB11 V8 Coupe
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 16/11/2015 and 30/10/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An electrostatic discharge could affect the driver's airbag.
The defect could lead to inadvertent deployment of the driver's airbag.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0254/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy xylophone
 
Brand: Petit Collage
 
Name: Wooden Xylophone
 
Type / number of model: WXT-ELEPHANT
 
Batch number / Barcode: TT.1902.0617
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The round wooden ball on the end of the stick used to strike the keys of the xylophone may come loose, generating a small part.
A small child may put the small part into the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Wooden, elephant-shaped xylophone with five coloured metal keys. Includes a wooden stick with a wooden ball attached to one end. Packaged in an open cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Sweden