Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 13 (Published on: 30/03/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0438/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Dark Brown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: RX49IMX40, LOT SS251, MHD: 02.2022
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains nickel (measured value: 130 mg/kg), arsenic (6.9 mg/kg) and lead (20.5 mg/kg).
Arsenic is carcinogenic, exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.

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 arsenic and 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: Retailer)

 
Description: Tattoo ink in a transparent plastic bottle with screw-top fitted with dispensing nozzle.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0448/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's cap
 
Brand: ELDYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 3292530868510
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of the aromatic amine 4-aminoazobenzene (measured value: 441.9 mg/kg).
When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause allergic reactions, cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Children’s denim caps with heart-shaped motifs.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0467/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's jeans
 
Brand: Aynur
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstring in the waist area is not attached to the garment.
It may get 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Jeans for small children (0-6 months).
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0475/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather shoes
 
Brand: Create
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1) RS570-4 , 2) RS128-5
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 2001001581107;, 2) 2001001582012
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the shoes is too high (measured value up to 9.4 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

 

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

 
Description: Leather shoes for men. 2 Different models: 1) blue with metal decoration; 2) brown with laces.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0450/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: CHAT D’OR
 
Name: la bella rosa
 
Type / number of model: Best before: 11/2019
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5906074486649
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances geraniol (measured value: 0.0051% by weight) and butylphenyl methylpropional (measured value: 0.0066% by weight).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are unaware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Perfume in a transparent glass bottle with spray dispenser, packed in a cardboard box. Volume: 100 ml.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0451/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: ONLYOU COSMETICS
 
Name: ESKODA PINK
 
Type / number of model: REF: OLU 746
 
Batch number / Barcode: 151127-3 - on the side of the packaging, 6937372263013
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the fragrances D-Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Isoeugenol and Hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.043 %, 0.35%, 0.0017 %, 0.0045 % and 0.96 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence .

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with a plastic cap. Inscriptions: “ VAPORISATEUR, NATURAL SPRAY“. Volume 100ml.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0452/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: LUXURE PARFUMES
 
Name: Elite
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 31122018 (on the box), 5907709921313
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrance geraniol (measured value: 0.0044 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence .

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de parfum in a square, glass bottle, volume 100 ml, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0453/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Kiss
 
Type / number of model: No:8020
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6935488880209
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances benzyl alcohol, alpha-isomethyl ionone and hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.022 %, 0.041 % and 0.0012 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Perfume in a glass bottle with flower design, wrapped in a cardboard box with cellophane which bears the inscription “Sweet High-grade Spray Perfume“ . Volume 100 ml.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0454/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: DICOO
 
Name: Marry You!
 
Type / number of model: REF: B222
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6954710802222 , EXP DATE: 05/07/2015, LON NO. : BT/C0706222
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances limonene, linalool, benzyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, eugenol, butylphenyl methylpropional as well as
hexyl cinnamal, benzyl benzoate and benzyl salicylate in excess of 0.001%.

Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de parfum in a glass bottle with a ribbon and a mechanical dispenser. Volume 100 ml. Packaged in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0455/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: JIL SANDER
 
Name: SUN - JIL SANDER SHAKE
 
Type / number of model: REF. 777 031
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3614220662527, 6041
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.0022 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Perfume “SUN JIL SANDER SHAKE, EAU DE TOILETTE NATURAL SPRAY VAPORISATEUR“ in a glass bottle. Volume 100 ml.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0463/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: C2U
 
Name: Jealousy Silver
 
Type / number of model: REF: 7016
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6924574570162 The code does not exist
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene (measured value: 0.0041% by weight), citronellol (measured value: 0.02% by weight) and butylphenyl methylpropional (measured value: 0.24% by weight).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de parfum in a glass bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging: white box with window. Volume 100 ml.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0464/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: LA RIVE
 
Name: H.I.M
 
Type / number of model: 8044A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5906735234336
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances geraniol, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, and hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.0072 %, 0.0042 % and 0.0012 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de toilette in a glass cylindrical bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging: a blue box with cellophane. Volume 90 ml.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0465/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: Stitch
 
Name: N˚8
 
Type / number of model: 021403.E07/2008 - on the bottom of the bottle
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5411085033084 , Date of manufacture: 1/2010
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the following fragrances:
linalool, benzyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, hydroxycitronellal, eugenol, alpha- somethyl ionone, butylphenyl methylpropional, hexyl cinnamal, hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, benzyl salicylate, and benzyl cinnamate (measured values: 0.048 %, 0.0053 %, 0.016 %, 0.013 %, 0.013 %, 0.0024 %, 0.042 %, 0.13 %, 0.061 %, 0.13 %, 0.025 % and 0.0028 % by weight respectively)

Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de parfum / Eau de toilette pour femme in green glass bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging is a blue cardboard box. Volume 50ml.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0481/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: Real Time
 
Name: Bella Vanilla
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8715658360131, B13265
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.0036% by weight).
Since this substance is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not made aware of its presence that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de parfum for women, in a glass bottle with mechanical dispenser, volume 100 ml. The outer packaging is a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0482/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Perfume
 
Brand: L’ARÔME
 
Name: L’ARÔME PARFUMES
 
Type / number of model: L 115
 
Batch number / Barcode: 410158, CM495910863
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene, linalool, butylphenyl methylpropional and coumarin (measured values: 0.062 %, 0.074 %, 0.64 % and 0.31 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Eau de parfum (originally packaged in a 250 ml plastic bottle with screw cap, offered to consumers in 15/30/50/100 ml glass bottles)
Country of origin: Croatia
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0483/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Anti-callus socks
 
Brand: Kruidvat
 
Name: Eeltsokken
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8717333926137; Batch 7069
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product is highly corrosive due to its high acidity (pH 0.8).
It could lead to skin burns or lesions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Socks with gel against callused skin on the feet.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/0484/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin care product
 
Brand: CHRISTINA
 
Name: Forever Young
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7290100363690, Batch: 0812163
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) (measured value: 0.0004% by weight) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured value: 0.0006% by weight) .
Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitized persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Skin care product, 30 ml, in a white cardboard box with the description 'Absolute Fix - Expression-Line Reducing Serum'
Country of origin: Israel
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0511/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Makeup
 
Brand: Claire’s
 
Name: Shadow & Highlight
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains asbestos fibres.
The asbestos fibres pose a carcinogenic risk.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product

 
Description: Eight different colours of make-up powder in a plastic box: "Shadow & Highlight Finishing Kit".
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/0512/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Makeup
 
Brand: Claire’s
 
Name: Compact Powder
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains asbestos fibres.
The asbestos fibres pose a carcinogenic risk.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product

 
Description: Makeup powder in a round box in a transparent plastic box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/0466/18       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Candle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MOOMIN-kalenterikynttilä
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6411630794209
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Due to its shape, the candle is not sufficiently stable and falls over too easily.
As a consequence, it could ignite flammable material and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 15493.
 

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

 
Description: Calendar candle, sold individually.
Country of origin: Latvia
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0443/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: DCH
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6926668000234
 
Risk type: Burns, Choking, Fire
 
The electric cable is thinner than required and has poor heat resistance; the lights in the form of grapes come off easily and are small parts.
The cable can overheat leading to fire. The user may also sustain burns from touching the cable. A child may put one of the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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 with 96 LED lights in the form of bunches of grapes; for use indoors. Packed in a plastic cylinder.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0439/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: CNG multi-valve
 
Brand: BRC
 
Name: Multiventil
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval: E13 110R-000042; Type: VBS1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Sold between 2007 and 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Corrosion of the external valve may occur.
This may lead to a malfunction of the pressure relief device.
 

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

 
Description: CNG multi-valve
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0440/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X3
 
Type / number of model: Approval type: G3X; approval: e1*2007/46*1797
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 11 July 2017 and 23 February 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
It is possible that the screws for attaching the rear spoiler were not fitted.
The spoiler could become detached at high speeds endangering following vehicles.
 

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 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0441/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Horex
 
Name: Horex VR6
 
Type / number of model: Type: VR6
 
Batch number / Barcode: The motorcycles concerned were manufactured in 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A sensor on the front brake pump may be defective.
This would result in a decrease in braking action.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0442/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Chrysler
 
Name: Crossfire
 
Type / number of model: Type: ZH; code: S15
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1 June 2006 and 15 August 2008.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A defect in the gas generator of the driver airbag can cause uncontrolled inflation.
Metal fragments can be released in the event that the airbag is deployed, causing 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: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0446/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: E-PACE
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: E11*2007/46*4161.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 04/10/2017 and 22/12/2017 (2018 model year).
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Due to a problem with the front brake flexi hose brackets, the brake flexi-hoses may come into contact with the front tyres, leading to chafing and ultimately a loss of brake fluid.
This could result in reduced braking performance and could compromise vehicle stability.
 

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 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0447/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Range Rover Velar
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E11*2007/46*3954.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/04/2017 and 17/11/2017 (2018 model year).
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system may fail to de-mist the interior windows.
This could restrict the driver’s field of vision and could lead to an increased risk of an accident.
 

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 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0449/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: Santa Fe, Tucson
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0270; type: CM, LM
 
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.
Fuel leakage 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 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Slovakia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0456/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Baleno, Swift, Ignis
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0177*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1162*00
 
Batch number / Barcode: Baleno, model year: 2016/2017, Ignis, model year: 2016, Swift, model year: 2016/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The engine auto stop start system might become inoperative, leading to the battery not being charged.
The battery may become flat and the engine could stall whilst driving.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0457/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Baleno,Swift, Ignis
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0177*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1162*00
 
Batch number / Barcode: Baleno, model year: 2016/2017, Ignis, model year: 2016, Swift, model year: 2016/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Lack of strength of the water pump belt may cause it to break during usage.
The engine may stall and may not be able to re-start.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0460/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: Qtech / Jix
 
Name: Qtech7
 
Type / number of model: Q7/ FF007 -Type approval E9.05.10312
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries.

The product does not comply with ECE regulation No. 22.05.
 

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

 
Description: Full face motor cycle helmet with visor. It comes in various colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0470/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Crafter
 
Type / number of model: Crafter NF Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1613*## Type: SYN1E Code: 53C3
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 5 December 2016 and 7 September 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
With intensive trailer use, screws attaching the trailer coupling device may become loose.
This may impair stability in trailer operation and ultimately lead to the entire trailer coupling device becoming detached.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0471/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: Qtech / ZPF
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Q998/DP998
 
Batch number / Barcode: Type approval - E9-05.1810, Batches 23 and 24. Serial numbers ranging from 34.842.801 to 34.849.200
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries.

The product does not comply with the ECE regulation No. 22.05.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle flip-up front helmet with double visor. Helmet comes in various colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0472/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: Qtech / Jix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: FF601/JX-F601
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries

The product does not comply with the relevant standard DOT FMVSS No 218.
 

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

 
Description: Off road/motorcross/BMX crash helmet for children. Helmet comes in various colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0469/18       
Category: Other
 
Product: Hot water bottle
 
Brand: Basic Concept
 
Name: 1.7litre hot water bottle
 
Type / number of model: Order 153515/01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2000004026295; BS 1970:2012
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) chrysene (measured value: 2.8 mg/kg).
Chrysene is carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive 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: Importer)

 
Description: Rectangular hot water bottle with red rubber filling funnel, a white plastic screw-top and and screw thread of brass-coloured metal.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0480/18       
Category: Other
 
Product: Suitcase
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: First class
 
Type / number of model: 306398
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The handles contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including among others:
benzo(a)pyrene (measured value: 73 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value: 75 mg/kg), chrysene (measured value up to: 180 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Beige-brown textile suitcase with brown zippers. Brown handle grip and gripper. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with brown borders.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0436/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: Hipo
 
Name: Slon chodzacy
 
Type / number of model: #HMA03/247-6
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902447005639
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy can easily break generating small parts.
A small child might put these 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic blue elephant, battery powered (AA). When activated, the toy moves and produces sounds and light effects. No packaging but a label is attached.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0437/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty
 
Type / number of model: No. PF013
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.4% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll approximately 27 cm tall, with accessories.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0444/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Magnetic putty
 
Brand: BS
 
Name: Magnetic Putty
 
Type / number of model: Gold, Black
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6989530087573
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The putty contains a magnet which is a small part and has a high magnetic flux.
If a child swallows the small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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: Magnetic putty containing a small magnet and small 'sticky eyes', supplied in a tin. Available in various colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0445/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Babies' rattle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Model: ‘Mädchen’ (girls).
 
Batch number / Barcode: R-26
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The bells can easily come off the toy, 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: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Wooden rattle with five metal bells and a colourful coating.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0458/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: baby Beautiful
 
Type / number of model: LT 141
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6900054201412
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.2% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic baby doll with various items of coloured textile clothing and a hat.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0459/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plush doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lalka zeglarka
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5904042046130 Lot no. AX 368
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll's hair contains 4-amino azobenzene released from azodyes, in a concentration of over 655 mg/kg
When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plush doll, size 25 cm, with a label attached but no packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0461/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress accessory
 
Brand: Sheng Yi
 
Name: Wax Lips
 
Type / number of model: SY-2012-4
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19 % 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: Warning consumers of the risks
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Fancy-dress red, wax lips sold in a blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0462/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress accessory
 
Brand: Zauberwelt der Maskerade
 
Name: Horror-Narbe [Ugly scar]
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8746215614275
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37% 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: Warning consumers of the risks
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Fancy-dress accessory (fake scar) packaged in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0473/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: Marvel / Marvel avengers
 
Name: Parachuter
 
Type / number of model: CSFTP902MV-1, 503015
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 411936 707277
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 37 % 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 toy with a parachute, packed in cardboard and transparent plastic. Five different toys: Parachuter Spider-Man, Hulk, Captain America, Iron man and Thor
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0474/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Multifunctional toy
 
Brand: Abrick - Ecoiffier
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Table Eveil Maxi Abrick
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3280250077640
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The blue round block can break, generating small parts.
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer, Retailer)

 
Description: Small table with blocks and toys in different shapes and a storage space. For children +12 months.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, France, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0476/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MOANA
 
Type / number of model: No.8113
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8590498113488, ITEM NO: HM - 044
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.8 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll approx. 23 cm tall.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0477/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: Hipo
 
Name: Ciuchcia friction
 
Type / number of model: #H11679/0783-34
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5907700683852
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy 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 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: Plastic, friction toy train, size 8 cm. No packaging but label attached.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0478/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Dou
 
Name: Beautiful girl
 
Type / number of model: Index 340138 Nr 6255
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902012751374
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.9% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 1.01% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 4.4% by weight) and diisodecilphthalate (DIDP) (measured value: 0.5% by weight). These phthalates may cause possible damage to the liver.

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 doll packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0479/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MAGIC
 
Type / number of model: NO.HS 1621
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8591502460505, ITEM NO: HM – 050
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37.3% 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic doll approx. 15cm tall with long, brown hair.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 13
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Alert number: A12/0468/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Integro, Setra, Travego
 
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0013, e1*2007/46*0007*, e1*2007/46*0006*; types: 410 01,629 01, 629 02
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 2005 and 2010.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A problem with the door control unit could lead to the anti-trap device for the doors failing.
This could lead to passengers being caught in the closing doors.
 

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 - 13