Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 14 (Published on: 06/04/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0494/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather handbag
 
Brand: Fabrizio
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article No: 62159-9900; colour Black
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4002282104823
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 13.6 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Black leather handbag with a separate front compartment, shoulder straps and a zip; dimensions: approx. 33cm x 26cm x 4cm.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0499/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s jacket
 
Brand: KIPSTA
 
Name: Imperméable T500
 
Type / number of model: 1) 8364292 , 2) 8364291
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The cord in the neck area is too long.
It may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Children’s waterproof jacket, available in blue or black.
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0504/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's coat
 
Brand: RESERVED
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: index: KY952-55X-104 (varies depending on the size)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902094292758 (varies depending on the size)
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Girls' coat
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0485/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Soaps
 
Brand: FRESH LINE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 1) Homemade Gourmet Soaps 2) Ekmek Kataif Soap 3) Fig Soap 4) Leto Soap
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
Due to their characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, these products may be mistaken for a foodstuff and attract the curiosity of children.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the cosmetics Regulation and with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description: 1) Soaps in the shape of doughnuts. 9 pieces in a cardboard box. 2) to 4) Soaps in the shape of sweets or fruit, which can be cut in smaller pieces.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0486/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Soap
 
Brand: FRESH& PERSONAL COSMETICS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ice Cream Soap
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
Due to their characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff and attract the curiosity of children.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the cosmetics Regulation and with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description: Soap imitating ice cream in various colours. The product is sold in bulk in a transparent, plastic cup with a label. The cup is packed in a cardboard box, together with a plastic spoon.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0495/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin cream
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Крем-бальзам "Целитель"
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4820147051637; best before: 17.07.2019; date of production: 17.07.2017
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cream contains a mixture of methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MI/MCI) (measured value: 0.0003%).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Skin cream packaged in a white 70 g tube.
Country of origin: Ukraine
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0501/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: Clinic Clear
 
Name: Whitening Body Lotion
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 005474
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value 3.1% by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product

 
Description: Skin lightening cream in a plastic bottle with adhesive labels and plastic screw top.
Country of origin: Togo
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0502/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: 2 tees
 
Name: Half Cast
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value 2.4% by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product

 
Description: Skin lightening cream in a plastic jar with adhesive labels and plastic screw top.
Country of origin: Nigeria
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0503/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hand and body lotion
 
Brand: DORALL Collection
 
Name: 24 PURE
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) Cosmetic product set No. 56915, barcode 5414666014816,, 2) Hand and body lotion: BO05-5, barcode 5414666011273
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cream contains methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: A set of cosmetic products in gold coloured packaging, containing perfume 30 ml), hand and body lotion (100 ml).
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0508/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: Maxi Light
 
Name: Crème Éclaircissante
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100231748, Lot GPS FAB: 09/15
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains kojic acid (measured value: 0.95% by weight).
Kojic acid can induce skin sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Skin-lightening body cream in a brown pot.
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0509/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Badminton set
 
Brand: New Sports
 
Name: Badminton set
 
Type / number of model: Sort No 741 01 470
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4022498630718
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The handles of the rackets contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.4% by weight).
This phthalate is toxic to reproduction.
 

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

 
Description: Badminton set with 2 rackets and 1 shuttlecock in plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0487/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*39
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 27/11/2017 and 29/11/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Screws anchoring the alternator and the air conditioning compressor may not be tightened to the correct torque.
As a result, the alternator or the compressor could detach from the engine and fall onto the road.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A12/0488/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Duster
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0030*40, e2*2001/116*0314*83
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 30/06/2017 and 16/10/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A software problem could affect the stop-start system.
The stop-start system could consequently fail.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0489/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C3 IV
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0003*50
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 27/11/2017 and 29/11/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Screws anchoring the alternator and the air conditioning compressor may not be tightened to the correct torque.
As a result, the alternator or the compressor could detach from the engine and fall onto the road.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0492/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Picasso,C4,DS4,C5,DS4
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0040*21, e2*2007*46*0040*22, e2*2007*46*0040*23, e2*2007/46*0092*07, e2*2207/46*0092*08, e2*2007/46*0092*09, e2*2007/46*0092*10, e2*2007/46*0092*13, e2*2007/46*0092*14, e2*2007/46*0093*05, e2*2007/46*0356*03, e2*2007*46*0356*04, e2*2007*46*0356*05, e2*2007/46*0356*07, e2*2007*46*0356*08, e2*2007*46*0356*09 e2*2001/116*0360*33
 
Batch number / Barcode: C4 picasso: manufactured between 5/12/2012 and 21/4/2015, C4-DS4 manufactured between 17/7/14 and 30/4/15 , C5: manufactured between 1/12/2014 and 8/4/2015 , DS5 manufactured between 15/5/2013 and 24/4/2015
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software.
Overheating of the engine may lead to engine failure.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0493/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Aixam
 
Name: S9
 
Type / number of model: e2*168/2013*00003*01
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured from December 2016 to December 2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A defective control relay might prevent the engine from being switched off.
This could cause the engine to overheat leading to a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Micro car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0496/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Flavia
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0143*07 Type: JS
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 27 February 2012 and 31 July 2014.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An electrical overload may occur in the airbag control unit.
This could lead to the active headrests not being activated in the event of an accident.
 

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 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0497/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Zoé
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0251*08, e2*2007/46*0251*09, e2*2007/46*0251*10, e2*2007/46*0251*11
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles with automatic gear boxes manufactured after 18 October 2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
A component in the parking brake mechanism may be defective.
There is a risk of a sudden loss of the park function.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0498/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Grandland
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0597*03
 
Batch number / Barcode: Year of manufacture: 2018 Only vehicles fitted with a 1.6L B16DTH (LDI) diesel engine are concerned.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Oil can enter the intake circuit of the engine.
This can lead to engine failure.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0500/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model: Type: Conversion to gas operation with individual vehicle approval pursuant to ECE R110
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 25.6.1997 and 28.9.2006.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Corrosion of the gas-pressure tank may occur.
This could lead to the tank bursting.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0506/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LINDA HERMOSA SIRENA
 
Type / number of model:  Item no: L4359/96/150
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8603961554463
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.14% 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 (mermaid) with accessories. Ages 3+.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0507/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Clown
 
Name: Pretty angels
 
Type / number of model: NO.LY-1911 (on packaging) C5153 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902510211530
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 21.1% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll packed in a blister with a cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14

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Alert number: A12/0510/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Porsche Drivers Selection
 
Type / number of model:  Art 46770
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 5906554246770, LOT/DT 031116
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The wheels and axle of the toy car can be easily detached, generating small parts.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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, Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: A toy wooden car sold individually in a cardboard package.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Denmark, Germany