Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 10 (Published on: 09/03/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0358/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo product
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Terra Di Siena
 
Type / number of model: ARTICLE: ST1199ALEXTER REF: 21C22515G23150074
 
Batch number / Barcode: BATCH: RX44Q22Y77W122O72RD68G87IMX40 , EXP: 30/11/2019, LOT: SS199
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains nickel (86 mg/kg) and lead (11 mg/kg).
Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses and exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable.
 

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: Reddish-brown tattoo ink in a transparent plastic bottle with label and screw-top with dispensing nozzle; volume: 30 ml.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0345/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Azur Street
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: WH-177
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the neck area, which are not attached and are free-hanging.
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: Child's grey, hooded, jersey jacket with zip and drawstrings.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0346/18       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Thermal insulation
 
Brand: ADEPLAST
 
Name: EPS 100 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 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0348/18       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Thermal insulation
 
Brand: ADEPLAST
 
Name: EPS 80 Grafitat Ignifugat
 
Type / number of model: Grafiplast Izotherm
 
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 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0353/18       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Thermal insulation
 
Brand: ADEPLAST
 
Name: EPS 80+ 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 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0350/18       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Soap dish
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 15221/K8372-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8716684057828
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The coating of the soap dish contains lead (measured value: 0.11% by weight).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Soap dish made of metal/wire.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0355/18       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Food Imitation products
 
Brand: Best for ...
 
Name: Decorative magnets
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 030421000172, 0304210000189, 030421000165
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The product, due to its appearance, may be mistaken for a foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description: Food imitation products in the form of a cake, sandwich and ice-cream with a magnet attached to them. These various products are sold in a transparent, sealed, plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0340/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 41-13619
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
One pin of a plug can be plugged into the adapter leaving the other pin of the plug accessible.
When the adapter is plugged into a socket, the user could touch the live pin.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Simple travel plug adapter.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0342/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand:  Ansun Marketing
 
Name: Adaptador
 
Type / number of model:  AG-2017-00465-01 - ADP-150
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8436568810355
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live parts are accessible when the adapter is plugged into a socket.
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 national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Travel plug adapter in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0343/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Circuit breaker
 
Brand: ΕΤ3Κ
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: EKL5-63, Residual Current Circuit Breaker
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The product does not trip when it should.
The product consequently fails to protect against the risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61009.
 

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

 
Description: Residual current circuit breaker in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0364/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Bicycle
 
Brand: Specialized
 
Name: Allez (Base),Sport, Elite
 
Type / number of model: Allez (Base), Allez Sport & Allez Elite
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model Year 2018
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A potential weakness in the fork crown may cause the rider to lose control and fall from the bike.
As a result, the rider can get injured.

 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Bicycle fork crown. Sold between approximately July 2017 and December 2017
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0356/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Bijou Brigitte
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: E1 110.115.515
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4049077427668
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earring closure is too high (measured value up to 2.4 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Metal, hoop earrings with closure hook.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0357/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Bijou Brigitte
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: E1 110.171.610
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4049077526231
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earring is too high (measured values up to 2.5 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Black earrings set with rhinestones.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0352/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: YF-D6065 4W
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6926668900780
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The cable is too thin.
The cable could consequently overheat leading to a fire.

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

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

 
Description: Lighting chain for indoor use with 20 LED lights in the form of snowflakes. Cylindrical packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0347/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: GSX-R1000/R
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects model year 2017 – 2018 motorcycles, produced from 02/02/2017 to 01/12/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
If an excessive load is applied to the powertrain while changing gears, the drive chain could come off or break.
This would result in the motorcycle suddenly losing power.
 

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 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0349/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Moto Morini
 
Name: Corsaro ZZ
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: E8*168/2013*00004*00 Type: 10
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 18/05/2017 and 10/12/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Cracking may occur in the front master brake cylinder.
The braking performance might be reduced as result.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0351/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Ball coupling
 
Brand: AL-KO
 
Name: Screw Coupling K50
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E1 SSR-011763 Type: K50 Ø50
 
Batch number / Barcode: All ball couplings on the market are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The ball coupling could break in some permissible trailer combinations.
If the ball coupling were to break, this could lead to the trailer becoming detached during travel. This could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Ball coupling for towing
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Iceland, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0360/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Outlander
 
Name: Can-AM
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2002/24*0517*05, e13*2003/37*0281*07; type: L
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016 and 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The steering shaft of the electronic power steering may break.
This could result in loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description: Quad
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0367/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyunai
 
Name: Sonata, Grandeur
 
Type / number of model: Type NF (Sonata), Type TG (Grandeur)
 
Batch number / Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles, produced from 18/10/2004 to 12/12/2013.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
An electrical short circuit might occur inside the ABS/VDC module.
This could start a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0368/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Giulia, Stelvio
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e3*2007/46*0382*09, e3*2007/46*0435*02 Types: 952, 949
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between November 2017 and December 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The brake and clutch fluid contain mineral oil and may as a consequence damage certain components of the braking system and the clutch.
As a result the braking and clutch systems may fail.

 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0369/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Giulietta
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0027*25; Type: 940
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between November 2017 and December 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The brake and clutch fluid contain mineral oil and may as a consequence damage certain components of the braking system and the clutch.
As a result the braking and clutch systems may fail.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0375/18       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Hearing protection
 
Brand: KWB
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 376010
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4009313760102
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28.1% by weight).
This phthalate is toxic to reproduction.
 

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

 
Description: Ear-muff hearing protection.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0354/18       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Firework
 
Brand: Privatex Pyro
 
Name: Megattron
 
Type / number of model: no. 203 reg. no. 1395-F3-0158/2012,
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 586007 9001707, year of manufacture - 2013
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too loud.
Consequently it can cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description: Fireworks packed in a cardboard box (4 pieces).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0341/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Electric Race Car Set
 
Brand: GB GLOBAL
 
Name: Furious Challenger
 
Type / number of model: 101840
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1706
 
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation of the power supply is not sufficient.
It may overheat and smoke, melt or explode when in use. This could as a consequence lead to fire and burns, or electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description: Set of toy race track with 2 cars with lights, 2 controllers, lap-counter, single lane straight section and guardrail. It works with a power supplier. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0344/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Police Action /, WL - Whitehouse Leisure
 
Name: Target Set
 
Type / number of model: 63140
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4516 / 5038104631405
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Plastic bow gun and four projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0359/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Squeezable balls
 
Brand: Marcos Toys
 
Name: Fantasy Ball
 
Type / number of model: Ref 1569
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435399015694
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the balls.
A child may put the small parts 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: Small, squeezable, toy balls in the shape of footballs, baseballs, basket balls and tennis balls in individual bags.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0361/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy music instruments
 
Brand: Happy Star
 
Name: Baby concert
 
Type / number of model: Art. No. MPD34378
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5900368343786
 
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
 
Small parts may easily detach from the toys and the rattle handles are too long.
Small children might put the small parts or the rattle handle into the mouth and choke.

Moreover, the drum's strap, which is meant to be worn around the neck, can become trapped during various activities of the child and could cause strangulation.

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: Importer)

 
Description: Set of plastic musical instruments packaged in plastic bag
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0362/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft ball with spikes
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Flashing Spiky Ball
 
Type / number of model: RR271115
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5900054832921
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A small part (the sound producing element) may easily detach from the toy.
Small children might put this 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Spiky ball made of soft plastic material, diameter 60 mm. Packaged in a cardboard box (each box contains 12 pieces).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0363/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Police / Zestaw policjant
 
Type / number of model: B751057 (on attached label) NO. JY291 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902802100146
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The set contains a small part (the whistle). Small parts may be also detached from the projectiles.
Children might put these small parts 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Toy police set made of plastic materials. Plastic packaging with cardboard back
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0365/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: FRIES
 
Name: Polizei Action set
 
Type / number of model: Art. 93271
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4009384932712
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound of the whistle is too loud.
If the toys are used close to the ear, they could cause damage to hearing.

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: Retailer)

 
Description: Toy police set consisting of a whistle, a pair of handcuffs, two small keys, a warning baton. Sold in a transparent plastic bag with folded cardboard clipped to it.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0366/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft Toy Cat
 
Brand: Amuse
 
Name: Amuse Collection
 
Type / number of model: 701369
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 534943726063
 
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
 
The ribbon around the neck of the toy detaches easily, allowing access to the small bell.
The bell which detaches may be put in the mouth by a child, causing choking and the ribbon collar could be put over a child's head, causing a strangulation hazard.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description: Plush, soft, black and white cat toy with a pink ribbon and bell around the neck. A cardboard label is attached to a sewn-in label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0370/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Police Force Play set
 
Type / number of model: 1-17946-LT933-0808
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4792860947026, POLICE SQUAD ACTION SET
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The suction cups of the projectiles contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 7 % by weight) and di-butyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value 18 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Police play set containing one plastic pistol, three projectiles with suction cups, a transmitter, a telescope and a baton. Packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0371/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: POLICE SOFT BULLET GUN
 
Type / number of model: No. 008
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 5.5 % by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 16% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Also, the suction cups can easily be detached 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 REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Police play set containing two plastic pistols, six projectiles with suction cups, handcuffs, a target and compass. Packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0372/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shooting
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The plastic projectiles contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and Dibutyl - phthalate (DBP) (measured values: 11 % and 12 % by weight respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Moreover, the suction cups can easily detach. 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 REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: The play set contains two telescopic rifles, six projectiles with suction cups and handcuffs. Packaging: blister on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0373/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy bow and arrows
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Archer Set
 
Type / number of model: The World Champion 777-702A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5998665732228
 
Risk type: Damage to sight, Injuries
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

Moreover, the kinetic energy of the arrows is too high. This could cause injuries to the eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: The plastic archery set consists of a bow with laser aimer and three arrows with suction cups. Packaging: blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10

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Alert number: A12/0374/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy bow and arrows
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Power Bow
 
Type / number of model: ITEM NO.: 217160; HOT SUPR FUNN
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9910302171609
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6.2 % by weight) and di-butyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 15.0 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A plastic archery set consisting of a bow and three arrows with suction cups. Packaging: blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
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Alert number: A12/0339/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model: Citaro, Conecto, Tourismo, Travego, Integro, Intouro
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between October 2010 and March 2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Faulty software may cause the parking brake to be released.
The vehicle may be set in motion before the stop brake can take effect.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden