Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 12 (Published on: 23/03/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/0403/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: MULTI FUNCTION
 
Name: RICE LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  17784
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901680177844
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly anchored.
The cable could detach leaving the live conductors accessible.

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: Retailer)

 
Description:  LED Christmas lighting chain in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0400/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED ceiling light
 
Brand: OED Group Limited
 
Name: LED Flat Tube
 
Type / number of model:  OED-SS1550
 
Batch number / Barcode:  09/2017
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
During replacement of the light source, live parts are accessible.
The user can touch these live parts and receive an electric shock.

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): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  LED ceiling light
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0418/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Vidik
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DY15446; Code: 16651
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850330045809
 
Risk type:  Burns, Choking, Cuts, Electric shock
 
The lamp does not have a transformer or converter. A child could touch the metal parts under high voltage and receive an electric shock.
The lamp bulb is easily accessible and touching it when is hot it may cause burns.

The lamp is not sufficiently stable and does not have sufficient mechanical strength. It can be easily broken exposing users to small pieces. As a consequence, this might lead to risk of cuts and choking.

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): Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Table lamp for children with a stand in the shape of bear. The lamp is white and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria

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Alert number: A12/0412/18       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Chainsaw
 
Brand: Makita
 
Name: Power Chain Saw
 
Type / number of model:  EA7900P50E
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
The automatic brake is activated too late.
In case of kick-back, the running saw blade could contact the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.
 

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

 
Description:  Chainsaw in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Greece

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Alert number: A12/0397/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Kia
 
Name: Sorento
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0358*; Type: XM
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2011.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A faulty fuel line may lead to fuel loss in the engine compartment.
Contact of the fuel with hot engine parts 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:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0398/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Movano
 
Type / number of model:  Movano B; EC-type approval number: e1*2007/46*0362*20.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production years: 2016 - 2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The intermediate steering shaft may be incorrectly tightened.
This could lead to loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Van - Recall code: 18-C-021 (E172112440).
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0399/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008, 308, 5008, 508
 
Type / number of model:  3008II (T84), 308II, 5008 II, 508
 
Batch number / Barcode:  02/10/2013 - 30/04/2015 , 05/02/2014 - 27/03/2015 , 27/01/2014 - 27/03/2015, 29/03/2012 - 30/04/2015
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Engine overheating may lead to an oil leak.
Engine failure while driving could lead to loss of control of the vehicle resulting in a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0406/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: 500L
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e3*2001/116*0217 Type: 199 Model: 500L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between June 2017 and January 2018.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The heat shield on the underbody may cause wear to the fuel line.
Leaking fuel 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:  Serbia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/0407/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Tyre
 
Brand: Continental
 
Name: Uniroyal Snowmax 2
 
Type / number of model:  ECE type approvals: R54: 0023063 / 0036282; R117: 027736 S2WR2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The tyres concerned were manufactured in two production weeks in 2017 with the following codes: DOT 6GLLEVEN1417 and 1517.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Loosening of the tread could occur.
This could have an adverse effect on the handling and stability of the vehicle.

 

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

 
Description:  Winter tyre.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0408/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: SEAT
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model:  Altea (5P), Leon (1P), Ibiza (6J) and Alhambra (7N)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured between 18 March and 28 May 2011.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The spring on the starter relay may remain in the wrong position.
The starter relay may consequently overheat and, as a result, the vehicle may catch fire.
 

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 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0409/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Zoe
 
Type / number of model:  Zoe (X10); EC-type approval number: e2*2007/46*0251 ext 09 to 10.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured after 18 October 2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gearbox may malfunction.
This could lead to a sudden loss of the park function or a non-possibility to engage it.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car with automatic gear box.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0416/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model:  Focus, C-MAX, Kuga, Mondeo, Galaxy, S-MAX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 18/07/2014 and 19/10/2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The engine may overheat.
This could result in a breach of the oil sump leading to a loss of engine oil onto the road.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0422/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Fiesta
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: E9*2007/46*3142*01.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 05/12/2017 and 20/12/2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake booster may have a faulty diaphragm plate.
This could lead to a loss of vacuum and result in reduced braking assistance.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0423/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's bicycle
 
Brand: SPORTISIMO
 
Name: ARCORE
 
Type / number of model:  ELEMENT 20"
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The frame and the handlebar stem are not sufficiently resistant and can break during use.
This could cause the cyclist to fall off the bicycle and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European standard EN 14766.
 

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

 
Description:  Mountain bicycle intended for children aged 6-9 years.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0424/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's bicycle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: GALAXY
 
Type / number of model:  MYOJO 20" Model year 2016
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The frame and the handlebar are not strong enough and could break during use.
This could cause the cyclist to fall off the bicycle and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European standard EN 14766.
 

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

 
Description:  Mountain bicycle for children.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0432/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Cot
 
Brand: Daillot
 
Name: 'Ergo' range
 
Type / number of model:  LS-P2, LH-P2, LD-P2, LS-P1, LH-P1, LD-P1, LS-RR-2, LH-RR-2, LD-RR-2, LS-RR-1, LH-RR-1, LD-RR-1, LS-H2, LH-H2, LD-H2, LS-H1, LH-H1, LD-H1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Strangulation
 
The are gaps, spaces and sharp edges at different parts of the cot. The locking system can break, creating a gap, and there are protruding corners.
Children could insert fingers or limbs into the gaps and get them stuck or crushed. Moreover, they could introduce their head into certain gaps, or their garments could get caught, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Cot for use in crèches, 120 x 60 cm.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0433/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Changing table
 
Brand: BÉBÉ 9
 
Name: Table à langer
 
Type / number of model:  1) PAPILLON FMS-96200150; , 2) WEL FMS-96200470
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Entrapment
 
There is a gap between the bath and the changing table.
A child could introduce the head in the gap and get stuck.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12221.
 

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

 
Description:  White changing table for babies including a bathtub and various drawers.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0434/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high-chair
 
Brand: Apollo Sun
 
Name: High Chair
 
Type / number of model:  Butterfly-pink
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Placed on the market between: 01.05.2016 and 20.06.2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over during use.
As a consequence, the child could suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: The manufacturer improved chair's construction and warned consumers about the risk (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Children's high-chair made of plastic material with textile sheeting. Chair is equipped with a restraint system. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0395/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Birthday candle set
 
Brand: BBS
 
Name: Candeline portacandeline
 
Type / number of model:  CS439-00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 48382-126158
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach (the wheels and the propeller).
A child could put one of 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Set of 6 candles and 4 aeroplane candle-holders. Inscription on packaging: "1 Set candeline e portacandeline" , "Aeroplano/Airplane"
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0396/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy drum set with stool
 
Brand: TS - Teng Sheng Toys
 
Name: Jazz drum rock
 
Type / number of model:  1306M257 / TS8888
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20170908 / 9916031302574
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stool can easily break when under load.
As a result, a child playing the drums could fall.

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of drums with a small stool
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0401/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic rattle
 
Brand: Vtech
 
Name: Shake and Sing Elephant
 
Type / number of model:  model number 80-184800
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 3417761848005
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ears of the elephant can break 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)

 
Description:  Plastic rattle in the shape of an elephant.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0421/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Xiewei TOYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. n. 143863 Model: 8045
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8584156143863
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high.
If the toy is used close to the ear, it 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Blue plastic toy in the shape of a mobile phone with sound effects.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0435/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Inflatable toy
 
Brand: TAP BALL 2000
 
Name: Mickey Mouse and friends
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 104009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3760001672619
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material and the valve of the toy contain diisononylphthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 33.5 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Inflatable "Pluto”. It is packed in a transparent plastic bag with label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0410/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ cardigan
 
Brand: Warrior Kinds Club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  113
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
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 knitted cardigan with zip fastener for little girls. The product is decorated with glued on half-beads. Size: 1-2 years.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0411/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ cardigan
 
Brand: Feng Da
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  K112
 
Batch number / Barcode:  SY32907
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
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:  White knitted cardigan with zip fastener for small girls. The product is decorated with sewn on half-beads. Size: 2
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0413/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' cardigan
 
Brand: Ida Triko
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 708300 041134
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
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:  White knitted cardigan for babies. The product is decorated with glued flowers and glued half-beads. Size: 3-6M
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0414/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ cardigan
 
Brand: Karagöz
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BBY05
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
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 knitted cardigan with zip fastener for small girls. The product is decorated with flower-shaped beads. Size:1-2Y
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0425/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: EWLON
 
Name: 1) SONIA, 2) SI-SI
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 5902232331271, 5902232331288, 2) 5902232316469, 5902232316476
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free-ends in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child (for instance while using slides), 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:  1) Orange bikini with loose drawstrings ended with multicoloured pompoms. 2) Orange bikini with frills and loose drawstrings ended with beads and knots.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/0415/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Laptop
 
Brand: LENOVO
 
Name: ThinkPad X1 Carbon
 
Type / number of model:  Type 20HQ-Z36JCN S/N PF-0QQJQM
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Date of manufacture: 17/05
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
An unfastened screw could damage the battery.
The battery could consequently overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Radio Equipment Directive.




 

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

Company recall page:  https://support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL

 
Description:  Laptop
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Norway, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0426/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Power bank
 
Brand: amazonbasics
 
Name: Portable Power Bank
 
Type / number of model:  Model: PB10 (10,000 mAh)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ASIN: B00LRK8JDC
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical, Fire
 
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  Portable power supply for charging a mobile device, sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0427/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Power bank
 
Brand: amazonbasics
 
Name: Portable Power Bank
 
Type / number of model:  Model: PB16 (16,100 mAh)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ASIN: B00ZQ4JQAA
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical, Fire
 
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in a brown cardboard box with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: A12/0428/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Power bank
 
Brand: amazonbasics
 
Name: Portable Power Bank
 
Type / number of model:  Model: PB6S (5,600 mAh)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ASIN: B00LRK8IV0
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical, Fire
 
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0429/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Power bank
 
Brand: amazonbasics
 
Name: Portable Power Bank
 
Type / number of model:  Portable Power bank with Micro USB cable Model: PB3S (3,000 mAh)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ASIN: B00LRK8HJ8
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical, Fire
 
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  Portable power supply with micro USB for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0430/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Power bank
 
Brand: amazonbasics
 
Name: Portable Power bank
 
Type / number of model:  Model: PB3R (3,000 mAh)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ASIN: B00LRK8I7O
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical, Fire
 
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0431/18       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Power bank
 
Brand: amazonbasics
 
Name: Portable power bank
 
Type / number of model:  Portable External Battery Charger Model: PB2S (2,000 mAh)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ASIN: B00LRK8EVO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical, Fire
 
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0404/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Face cream
 
Brand: KARIN HERZOG
 
Name: DAY PROTECTION
 
Type / number of model:  Day Protection SPF 10 (50 ml)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  38012955
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
It can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Face cream in a black 50 ml plastic tube.
Country of origin:  Switzerland
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/0402/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: THPG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  614/638(725-211)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The socket outlets are not protected by shutters.
The user could access live parts.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://www.byggfabriken.com/aterkallelse/

 
Description:  Black mains extension lead in vintage style with three socket outlets.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0405/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric blender
 
Brand: Lafe
 
Name: Blender kielichowy
 
Type / number of model:  BKP001, KTM:4504, S/N:0616
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907512855324
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The moisture resistance is inadequate.
Water can come in contact with live parts.

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)

Company recall page:  http://cenuklubs.lv/default/precu-atsaukums

 
Description:  Electric blender in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0419/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: CONNECT IT
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  CI-675
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595610607678, Lot 201767508
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
There is no earth connection.
An appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) connected to the mains via the adaptor would consequently not be earthed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  A black travel plug adaptor, supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A12/0420/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Ecolite / Ecoplanet
 
Name: Sietovy Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  XQZ36-9
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8590849514681
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
There is no earth connection.
An appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) connected to the mains via the adaptor would consequently not be earthed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  A white travel plug adaptor for multiple countries, supplied in a transparent plastic blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0024/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Tricycle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Happy
 
Type / number of model:  98939
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are accessible openings in the front wheel.
While riding the tricycle, the child's fingers or toes could get trapped in one of the openings and be injured as the wheel moves.

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Tricycle in green, white and yellow colours, with a figure of a frog on the handlebars.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12

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Alert number: A11/0025/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric kettle
 
Brand: KitchenAid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 5KEK1722BOB Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724*****, Model: 5KEK1722BER Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724***** , Model: 5KEK1722BSX Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724*****, Other EU Models: 5KEK1722EAC; 5KEK1722EER; 5KEK1722EOB; 5KEK1722ESX , Switzerland Models: 5KEK1722SAC; 5KEK1722SER; 5KEK1722SOB; 5KEK1722SSX , UK & Ireland Models: Model: 5KEK1722BAC Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724*****
 
Batch number / Barcode:  January 2013 - June 2017
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The handle of the kettle can separate from the kettle body.
Water could consequently splash out of the top of the kettle.

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)

Company recall page:  http://www.repair.whirlpool.com/

 
Description:  Cordless electric kettle 1.7L, in various colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A11/0026/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric toaster
 
Brand: LAFE
 
Name: Toster elektryczny
 
Type / number of model:  TEZ-002, KTM 44651, S/N:0816
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907512853542
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The ejector mechanism can jam during normal use.
The toaster could consequently produce flames causing burns to the user.

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)

Company recall page:  http://cenuklubs.lv/default/precu-atsaukums

 
Description:  Electric toaster in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A11/0027/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric blender
 
Brand: SCARLETT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SC-4143
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5050370414308
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The moisture resistance is inadequate.
Water can come in contact with live parts.

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: Importer)

 
Description:  Electric blender in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary
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Alert number: A12/0417/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Heavy goods vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0779, e1*2007/46*0813, e1*2007/46*0820, e1*2007/46*0682, e1*2007/46*0811, e1*2007/46*1028, e1*2007/46*0774 Types: 930.16, 932.16, 31, 934.03, 16, 22, 24
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 9.1.2018 and 18.1.2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fastening clip on the cab mounting's toggle lever may come loose.
As a result, the toggle lever could fall onto the road.
 

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

 
Description:  Heavy goods vehicle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 12