Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 9 (Published on: 02/03/2018)
Corrigendum : Notification A12/1829/17 from Report 2017-051 has been temporarily removed while the risk is re-assessed.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0298/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Home perfume
 
Brand: Atmosphera
 
Name: Extrait de parfum
 
Type / number of model: 10ml - 130900 F
 
Batch number / Barcode: 01 15 417 221 - 2015010086
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The graphic representation of fruits on the product packaging might be attractive to children.
Because of the product’s similarity to a foodstuff, a child could unscrew it and swallow the content, which is harmful to humans.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description: Perfume extract for indoor use, 10 ml, to be used in conjunction with an incense burner.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0311/18       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Soother holder
 
Brand: Dr Brown's
 
Name: Soother Clip
 
Type / number of model: No. AC037-INTL
 
Batch number / Barcode: 072239301722 - Batch code: SD041615
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The soother holder breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Pink or blue coloured soother holders attached to a cardboard with instructions; sold in a blister package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland

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Alert number: A12/0289/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: False nails
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Deng Deng
 
Type / number of model: a) Fashion 100% Security - No S 502 b) 12 PCS Nails - No S 611
 
Batch number / Barcode: a) 6932448262006; b) 6264454898550
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Two sets of plastic nails (12 pcs) in different designs and supplied with glue in an orange tube. Packed in a cardboard bag. The notifying authority qualifies the product as a cosmetic.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0291/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Ladies’ leather belt
 
Brand: Lilii
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article No 50011001185
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4250980300126
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high.
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Leather belt for women with animal-print textile fabric on the outside.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0312/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather jacket
 
Brand: Werner Christ
 
Name: Celine
 
Type / number of model: Article: 71 2310
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 4054246377217 and 0004719110
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 11 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Beige leather jacket with zip fasteners at the front, on the pocket and on the sleeve, metal buckles on the side, beige backstitched seams and fabric lining.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0318/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's swim outfit
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sokisahtel Mermaid
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Drowning, Injuries, Strangulation
 
The bikini has drawstrings in the neck and waist areas.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation.

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

The mermaid tail also reduces the child’s ability to swim, which poses a risk of drowning.
 

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

 
Description: Children's bikini set (top and bottom) with mermaid tail (costume and monofin) packed in transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0325/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Adult novelty product
 
Brand: Zado /Orion
 
Name: Le Body XL
 
Type / number of model: 020.20007501050
 
Batch number / Barcode: 20007501050
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather parts is too high (measured value up to 26 mg/kg):
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Black leather body harness with several leather straps, various buckles, silver-coloured metal rivets and black textile insets, with a zip at the back.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0327/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Best Kid’s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: style MRO-525
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Children’s sweatshirt with hood and drawstrings, inscription "LEGEND 75 Futbol Real"
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0328/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's trousers
 
Brand: Franky Village
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article FKT-82
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long and not fixed to the garment.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Grey jogging bottoms for girls, with drawstring in the waist area.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0329/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Diamond
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: art.0951
 
Batch number / Barcode:  size 12Y
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Children’s sweatshirt with zip fastening and drawstrings in the neck area
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0330/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: URKIN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: art. HM-316
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Children's camouflage sweatshirt with hood.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/1424/17       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: False nails
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dudustrong
 
Type / number of model: Dudustrong No S627 (Other names : a) Miss Seven; b) Splendid Nail; c) DengDeng)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6958864456270
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains di-butyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Sets of plastic nails in different colours and design. The packaging consists of a plastic blister with 12 pcs of nails and with glue in an orange tube.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0324/18       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Thermal insulation
 
Brand: ADEPLAST
 
Name: EPS 120 Ignifugat
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The actual reaction to fire class is lower than the declared reaction to fire class.
In case of fire, this could lead to a lower level of safety than expected.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 13163.
 

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

 
Description: Thermal insulation with plastic packaging.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0290/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Nail polish
 
Brand: BNC manicure Miss Rou /, DAEWON Cosmetics
 
Name: Super Nail Hardner
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains dibutyl phthalate which is toxic to reproduction.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Nail polish, available in different colours.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0304/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Manicure mask
 
Brand: Bellitas Limited / , Strictly Professional
 
Name: Manicure Mask
 
Type / number of model: SPB 0564
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch BF 09, 5033940004659
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the preservative methyldibromo glutaronitrile. This substance may cause skin irritation, an allergic skin reaction and respiratory irritation.
The cream also contains isobutylparaben, as indicated in the list of ingredients on the packaging. This paraben has a potential endocrine disrupting activity.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.


 

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

 
Description: White plastic 100 ml tube.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia

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Alert number: A12/0331/18       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Candle
 
Brand: Flora
 
Name: Lauakuunal Patina
 
Type / number of model: 70 x 370 mm table candle
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4740005007135
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Due to its shape of the candle is not stable and may fall over.
As a consequence, it may cause a fire risk.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European Standard EN 15493
 

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: Table candle
Country of origin: Estonia
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia

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Alert number: A12/0297/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Curling iron
 
Brand: GEMEI
 
Name: Professional Curling Iron
 
Type / number of model: model GM-2908
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation between the live parts of the heating element and the accessible metal parts is inadequate. Accessible parts could therefore 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Electric hair curling iron supplied in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0321/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Waste disposal unit
 
Brand: Franke
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: PM3
 
Batch number / Barcode: 134.0255.233
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The casing could break.
Casing fragments could be ejected at high speed and may hit the user.

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

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

 
Description: Waste disposal unit for domestic use.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0316/18       
Category: Hand tools
 
Product: Branch saw
 
Brand: MAG-PRO
 
Name: MAG-PRO Garden
 
Type / number of model: 2682
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6430033336519
 
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
 
As there is no locking mechanism to keep it in place, the blade can detach from the handle uring use and fall on the user.
As a consequence, the user can suffer cuts and/or injuries.
 

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

 
Description: The product is sold in individual packages with the name "Oksasaha Teleskooppivarrella"
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0307/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Kick scooter
 
Brand: Sportline
 
Name: City custom scooter
 
Type / number of model: Item: 20223; No. 7020
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8711866202232
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The folding structure of the steering column is not sufficiently resistant to load and can break.
A user riding the scooter might lose balance and fall, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14619.
 

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

 
Description: Orange and black coloured foldable metal scooter with adjustable steering column. Load capacity: 100 kg. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0308/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Kick scooter
 
Brand: Cygnus
 
Name: 125 mm scooter
 
Type / number of model: S-125
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7640168470630
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The steering column is not sufficiently resistant to load and can break.
A user riding the scooter might lose balance and fall, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14619.
 

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

 
Description: Red and black foldable metal scooter with adjustable steering column. Load capacity: 100 kg. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0317/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Skateboard
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: KDS-3108AB
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5998273717334
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The axle and the aluminium suspension of the product are not properly resistant to impact.
In case of shock, the axle may bend and the aluminium suspension break, which can lead to an accident.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.
 

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

 
Description: Black, four-wheeled, smooth-surfaced skateboard. The product has black plastic wheels. Load capacity: 20- 50 kilograms
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0319/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Floodlight
 
Brand: CEBA
 
Name: Projecteur Halogène
 
Type / number of model: PH400
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The resistance to humidity is inadequate.
Water may penetrate inside the product leading to a risk of electric shock for the user.

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: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions (By: Importer)

 
Description: Halogen floodlight, 400 W , intended to be water resistant.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0335/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED tube
 
Brand: LuXray
 
Name: T5 LED TUBE 9W
 
Type / number of model: HS-T5-600
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The live end of the tube is accessible.
The user could touch the live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60320 and EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description: LED tube. Tubes can connect in series. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0323/18       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Circular saw
 
Brand: RTRMAX
 
Name: Circular Saw
 
Type / number of model: RTH 182
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8694461347570
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the enclosure is inadequate.
The enclosure can break leaving live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and relevant European standard EN 60745.
 

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

 
Description: Circular saw, packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0299/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Karoq
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e8*2007/46*0272; Types: NU
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 10 October 2017 and 19 November 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In the event of the curtain airbag being deployed, parts of the covering of the A-pillar could break off.
These parts could injure the people in the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0300/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: SEAT
 
Name: Alhambra
 
Type / number of model: 7N*
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2017, produced between 13.9.2016 and 2.11.2016.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The passenger airbag module may have been produced with an inadequate welded connection between the detonator and generator.
In the event of an accident, the airbag may not deploy correctly, reducing the protection of the passenger.
 

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 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0301/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: SEAT
 
Name: Leon
 
Type / number of model: 5F
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2015, produced between 19.9.2014 and 6.10.2014.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, the casing of the gas generator could be damaged.
Metal parts may become detached from the casing and cause injury to the occupants of the vehicle.
 

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 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0302/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Indian Motorcycles
 
Name: Roadmaster
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Motorcycles built between 06/06/2014 and 27/07/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Water may enter a rear light wiring harness and cause corrosion.
Corroded wires may cause erratic operation of the rear and brake lights, leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0303/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A3
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1 * 2001/116 * 0217 * ; Type: 8P
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between March 2011 and August 2011.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The starter motor may overheat.
This could lead to a fire breaking out in the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0305/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: RC F
 
Type / number of model: USC10; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*1532.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production period: 6/6/2014 - 4/12/2017
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The pulsation damper in one of the high pressure fuel pumps could be defective, leading to vibration which could cause the pump cover to develop a fatigue crack.
The crack could expand and fuel may leak, which could lead to a vehicle fire.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0306/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Range Rover, Discovery
 
Type / number of model: Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Velar, Discovery Sport, All-New Discovery.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 05/05/2016 and 31/01/2018.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The brazing of the fuel rail end caps may not properly seal the fuel rail ends.
Over time, this can lead to a liquid fuel leak into the engine bay.
 

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 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Greece, Malta, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0309/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: GL1800A Goldwing
 
Type / number of model: Type:SC68, EU Type Approval numbers: e4*92/61*0107*06, e3*2002/24*2803*00-04
 
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects model year 2010 – 2016 vehicles, produced from 23/09/2008 to 22/10/2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the air bag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture.
In the event of the airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the rider.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0310/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model: XE, XF, E-PACE, F-PACE, F-TYPE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 01/09/2016 and 17/08/2017 with 2.0L petrol engine.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The brazing of the fuel rail end caps may not properly seal the fuel rail ends.
Over time, this can lead to a liquid fuel leak into the engine bay.
 

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 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0314/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Triumph
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model: Classic Range, Thruxton, Thruxton R, Thruxton 1200 (Dual Seat), Thruxton 1200R (Dual Seat)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Motorcycles built between 12/11/2015 and 22/12/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The engine management software may not always maintain a stable engine idle when the throttle is opened and closed very quickly, with the clutch disengaged.
This could lead to the engine stalling without warning, which could cause an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Malta, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0326/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: T6
 
Type / number of model: EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0130, e1*2001/116*0289, e1*2001/116*0220; Type: 7JO, 7HMA, 7HC
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 9 November 2017 and 8 December 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front passenger airbag may have been folded incorrectly when it was manufactured.
A small front-seat passenger may be insufficiently protected in the event of an accident where the airbag is deployed.
 

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 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0332/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model: Golf, Golf Cabrio, Passat, Polo, Sharan, Golf Plus, Scirocco, Passat CC, Eos, Touran, Golf Variant, Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Cabrio, Tiguan
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between March and July 2011
 
Risk type: Burns
 
A spring in the starter motor's magnetic switch was incorrectly installed.
The starter motor may overheat, which could lead to a fire breaking out in the vehicle.

 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0292/18       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Safety shoes
 
Brand: Zante
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Siena
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact.
This could result in an injury to the user's feet in case of a shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
 

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

 
Description: Safety shoes
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0295/18       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Safety shoes
 
Brand: SUBWAY by JHAYBER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Model: 85021 'Indiana Camel'
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8432891626973
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact.
This could result in an injury to the user's feet in case of a shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
 

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

 
Description: Safety footwear in cardboard packaging
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0287/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress make-up set
 
Brand: Festifolie
 
Name: Maquillage
 
Type / number of model: ITEM n. 39038
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3 120370 390383; Batch K0474
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The make-up contains nickel (measured value up to 12 mg/kg).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

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

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

 
Description: Fancy-dress/Carnival make-up set.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/0288/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Inflatable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rock-n-Roll
 
Type / number of model: Item No.: AP0220 (from invoice), Store’s code: 315623
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Environment
 
The transparent plastic valve contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up 0.62% per weight).
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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Inflatable guitar made of PVC in green and black. Aprox. height: 90 cm. Sold without packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0293/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand:  Super Juguete
 
Name: Eva Pop Gun
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 999503
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435265703526
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Suction-cup gun supplied in a cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0294/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy cooking set
 
Brand: Marco´s Toys
 
Name: Kitchen Tableware
 
Type / number of model: Ref 1664
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435399016646
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The cooker control button easily becomes detached, generating a small part.
A small child may put this small part in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Toy cooking set with various utensils; supplied in a cardboard and blister packaging
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0296/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guitar
 
Brand:  NAFENG
 
Name: Guitar Music
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 03-6620
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8349000366207
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put a small part in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Guitar with lights and sound effects supplied in a cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0313/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Keychain
 
Brand: Funko
 
Name: Five nights at Freddy's
 
Type / number of model: 102231
 
Batch number / Barcode: 849803088415
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the metallic part of the key ring is too high (measured value: 6.15 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Keychain with a yellow bird. The bird wears a bib with the text LET'S EAT.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0315/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy plastic purse set
 
Brand: Fashion Girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6412165066243
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The red plastic material of the straps and flat strings of the bags contains diisononylphthalate (DINP) (measured value: 20 % by weight).
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Set of two small pink plastic purses with pictures of girls on blue/blue-yellow background. Smaller bag has a keyring on it. Packed in a transparent blister and pink cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0320/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Jiali Toys, Superjuguetes
 
Name: Belinda Mermaid
 
Type / number of model:  Ref: 55199
 
Batch number / Barcode: 845285714478
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: more than 20% 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic mermaid doll sold in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0322/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy block set
 
Brand:  TOINSA
 
Name: DARADISE BLOCKS
 
Type / number of model: Product ref. 03-0014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8349000300140
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the plastic figures (the head).
A small child may put this small part in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic toy block set, including small figures, supplied in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0334/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic swing
 
Brand: Metalcar
 
Name: Pepi
 
Type / number of model: 1054
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5997421710548
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The knots of the rope can come loose and the rope may detach from the seat.
A child could consequently fall from the swing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
 

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

 
Description: Green, plastic swing for small children. The swing rope is knotted under the seat and the swing is equipped with a horn.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0336/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Activity balls
 
Brand: Playing Kids
 
Name: Activiteitenballen
 
Type / number of model: Itemnr 25749ASW1
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 4894532160617; batchcode 06/16 , 2.) 4894532440276; 07/2017
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The balls are not closed properly and could open, resulting in release of 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: Distributor)

 
Description: Box with several transparent plastic balls with shapes and figures in different colours inside, making rattling noises. For the development of motor skills of babies.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/0337/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: P.H. KRIS - TAEM
 
Name: Super soft bullet gun
 
Type / number of model: 00-73101
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160173101
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 4 % by weight), dibutyl phtalate (DBP) (measured value: 2.1% by weight) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (12.1 % by weight).
These phthalates 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: Set of plastic toy gun and three projectiles. Plastic suction cups are attached to the projectiles. Packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0338/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty in marine trip
 
Type / number of model: 02012G
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801009245
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.2 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with plastic accessories. Packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
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Alert number: A11/0020/18       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Circular saw
 
Brand: BORT
 
Name: Circular Saw
 
Type / number of model: BHK-160U; art. 93727215
 
Batch number / Barcode: UMG1500500074/08/2015
 
Risk type: Cuts
 
The upper guard of the saw does not fully cover the blade-cutting zone.
Hair or clothing of the user might get caught in the saw.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and relevant European standard EN 60745.
 

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

 
Description: Electrical circular saw, 1250 W, packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
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Alert number: A12/0333/18       
Category: Lifts
 
Product: Lift
 
Brand: ThyssenKrupp
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production 1999 - 2017 using the TCS25 car sling
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The upper part of the side rail of the car sling may crack.
The side rail could rupture causing the car to fall.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description: Lift
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Hungary