Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 15 (Published on: 13/04/2018)
Notification A12/0490/18 from report-2018-014 has been permanently withdrawn from the website as it concerns the same recall notified in notification A12/0221/18.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0533/18       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children’s bicycle
 
Brand: Wildhorse
 
Name: Strawberry
 
Type / number of model: 1280361; BMX 12" lány
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5998230309664
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame.
On uneven ground, this may cause the child to lose balance and fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
 

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

 
Description: Young children’s bicycle with stabiliser wheels. Size: 12”.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0541/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Mix Star Kids Club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small rhinestones can easily detach from the sweater.
Young children may put them in the mouth and choke.

 

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

 
Description: Pink sweatshirt intended for 2 years old children (92 cm)
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0550/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Cushions
 
Brand: Primark
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Product Numbers: No. 167401 No. 4467201 No. 4467701 No. 5912001 No. 5512101-03 No. 97528 No. 4727601 No. 8191201-02 No. 0822101-03 No. 4467001-02 No. 0608803-07 No. 8167401 No. 9752802, 9752806-08
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The material of the cushions is flammable.
The cushions can ignite if exposed to an ignition source for an extended period of time.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Various decorative cushions
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/0523/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin-care product
 
Brand: +B.O
 
Name: Hydrating Emulsion
 
Type / number of model: CN. 154186.4
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8427734003763 , Lots manufactured after July 2017.
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The product contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity: more than 105 cfu/ml).
If used on damaged skin or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Moisturising body emulsion. Packaged in a white plastic bottle of 1000 ml, 500 ml and 250 ml.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Portugal

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Alert number: A12/0539/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hairdryer
 
Brand: Esperansa
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ES-1100-CC
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4895139206463
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The rated current of the plug is not sufficient.
The current drawn by the hairdryer could damage the plug causing live parts to become accessible.

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

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

 
Description: Electric hair dryer. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0545/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adaptor set
 
Brand: Travelon
 
Name: Universal Adapter
 
Type / number of model: Type: 19508
 
Batch number / Barcode: 025732 044757
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live pins may be accessible during use.
The user could touch the live pins and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Travel plug adaptor set, packaged in clear plastic pack with cardboard backing
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0546/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Power supply
 
Brand: Extradigital
 
Name: Notebook Power Adapter
 
Type / number of model: DE90G7450
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6951758370218
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The plastic housing is not heat resistant.
The plastic housing could deform leaving live parts accessible to the user.

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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Power supply for use with a notebook. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0547/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: UV nail lamp
 
Brand: NABA / FEI MEI
 
Name: UV Lámpa
 
Type / number of model: Type: SM/FMD-909, Ref.: NA661001; 909
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 998603 363330
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The PVC insulated wiring may overheat and the plastic casing is not resistant to heat. Accessible metal parts are separated with only basic insulation from live parts.
The plastic casing could melt catch fire. The user could receive an electric shock from accessible metal parts.

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

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

 
Description: Mains operated, UV nail dryer. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0531/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Bicycle
 
Brand: B'TWIN
 
Name: Rockrider
 
Type / number of model: 520, size M, colour: black, ref. no.: 1864811, 520, size M, colour: dark blue, ref. no.: 2002104, 540, size M, colour: grey, ref. no.: 1864082 , 540, size XL, colour: grey, ref. no.: 1864085
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bicycles sold between 07.07.2017 and 18.12.2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There may be a defect with the frame.
The frame could break causing the user to fall.
 

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

 
Description: Mountain bike
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0526/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: V-TAC
 
Name: Rechargable floodlight
 
Type / number of model: Light: VT-4822. Power supply: S005ANV0500100
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3800157603515
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the power supply is insufficient.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: LED rechargeable floodlight supplied with a power supply. Sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0534/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: PIR LED Flood Light
 
Type / number of model: R1658 (TD 5581)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The external wires are PVC-insulated.
Due to the aging of the PVC insulation in the open air, live parts may become accessible

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Black LED floodlight with 30 LEDs and an adjustable motion sensor. The product is intended for outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0535/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Spotlights
 
Type / number of model: R1704
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The external wires are PVC-insulated.
Due to the aging of the PVC insulation in the open air, live parts may become accessible

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Black LED floodlight with 20 LEDs and an adjustable motion sensor. The product is intended for outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0538/18       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Vehicle lift
 
Brand: Krömer
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: TP 16-3.2T-H
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The locking device on the arms can break under load.
The vehicle could fall from the lift crushing the operator.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1493.
 

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

 
Description: Two-post hydraulic vehicle lift
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland

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Alert number: A12/0519/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Master
 
Type / number of model: Type MA e2*2007/46*0016*28 to e2*2007/46*0016*31 Type MB e2*2007/46*0019*24 to ee*2007/46*0019*27 Type MC e2*2007/46*0017*16 à e2*2007/46*0017*20 Type ME e2*2007/46*0018*15 à e2*2007/46*0018*17, Type ML e2*2007/46*0022*20 to e2*2007/46*0022*22 Type VA e2*2007*46*0047*22 to e2*2007/46*0047*25 Type VB e2*2007/46*0049*25 à e2*2007/46*0049*28 Type VC e2*2007/46*0048*12 à e2*2007/46*0048*1, Type VE e2*2207/46*0021*12 to e2*2007/46*0021*14 Type VL e2*2007/46*0152*14 to e2*2007/46*0152*16
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 12/5/2016 and 26/6/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The steering column cap may not be correctly tightened.
This could lead to a loss of vehicle steering.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0520/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Captur, Clio
 
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0327*77 to e2*2001/116*0327*84 e2*2007/46*0008*35 to e2*2007/46*0008*38 e2*2001/116*0327*80 to e2*2001/116*0327*84
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced from the start of production until 23/10/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The dipped headlamp beams may face downwards as a result of the the headlamp beam height correction system not working.
This would lead to reduced visibility for the driver at night.
 

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 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0521/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Captur, Clio, Zoé
 
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0327*83 et e2*2007/46*0251*10
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 22 September 2017 and 25 September 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Cracks may form in the front wheel hub.
The front wheel hub could consequently break leading to the front wheel become detached.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France, Slovenia, Spain
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0528/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Logan, Sandero
 
Type / number of model: EC-type approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0314*83, e2*2007/46*0030*40.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 22/09/2017 to 25/09/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Cracks may form in the front wheel hub.
The front wheel hub could consequently break leading to the front wheel become detached.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0529/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Micra
 
Type / number of model: K14; EC-type approval number: e9*2007/46*6454
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production dates: 26/09/2017 to 04/10/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Cracks may form in the front wheel hub.
The front wheel hub could consequently break leading to the front wheel become detached.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0530/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Micra
 
Type / number of model: K14; EC-type approval number: e9*2007/46*6454
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production dates: 26/09/2017 to 03/10/2017
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The seat belt retractor internal car sensor may not function as intended.
In the event of an accident, the retractors could fail to lock and in such circumstances the seatbelt would not restrain the occupant.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0536/18       
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 27/07/2017 and 02/03/2018. Vehicles fitted with manual transmission only.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The reversing lamps may fail.
This would mean that other road users would not be warned when the vehicle is reversing, which could lead to 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 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A12/0549/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Scooter grip
 
Brand: Scooped
 
Name: Grip soft super bike
 
Type / number of model: Grip soft, super bike
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5705755163523
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.2% by weight) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (26.2 % by weight).
These phthalates are toxic to reproduction.
 

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

 
Description: A pair of black motor-scooter handles attached to black cardboard
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0522/18       
Category: Pressure equipment/vessels
 
Product: Whipping siphon
 
Brand: JJA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 136010
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3560238905227/ M08698 and M09042, 3560238905234/ M08698 and M09042, 3560239259503 / M08698 and M09042, 3560239259510/ M08698
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The pressure-relief valve on the head of the whipping siphon is defective.
The valve could be ejected from the siphon causing injuries to the user.

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

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

 
Description: Culinary whipping siphon with a capacity of 500 ml, for making whipped cream, for example.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/0524/18       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Children's play helmet
 
Brand: Jofa
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Play helmet 215
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured 01/2011 or later
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The shock-absorbing capacity is not sufficient.
Consequently, the helmet does not provide sufficient protection in case of an impact and the user might suffer from head injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1080.
 

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

 
Description: Helmet for young children for play activities.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0517/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toys
 
Brand: Ha Ha Xiong
 
Name: Children's Toy
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking, Suffocation
 
The product contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 18.7% by weight) and small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
This phthalate is toxic to reproduction. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
Moreover, the plastic of the packaging is too thin: If a child plays with it, the plastic might cover the nose and mouth, causing the child to suffocate.


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

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

 
Description: Plastic animal-shaped toys which make noises when squeezed.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0518/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fidget spinner
 
Brand: gutoy's
 
Name: LED FInger Twister
 
Type / number of model: Art.No. 6286
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4013840062868
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible.
Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract.


The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product (By: Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description: Fidget spinner with 3 LED lights in cardboard packaging with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0525/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Expandable toy
 
Brand: Robetoy
 
Name: Growing Pet Hatch'Em
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7300009491049
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
Small parts can be easily torn from the toy dinosaur and may be put into the mouth and swallowed by children.
This could cause the child to choke. As the toy expands, it can also cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of children.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic eggs containing small plastic dinosaurs. The eggs are placed in water and after some time the dinosaurs break out of the egg, having increased in size. Packaging: cardboard box with window
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0527/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sunshine girl
 
Type / number of model: DAH797517; NO.231
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6991207975175
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.6 % 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: Set of two plastic dolls. Cardboard packaging with transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0532/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy robot
 
Brand: Year O Toy
 
Name: Dance King
 
Type / number of model: Item No. 110006A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8032014006008
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound level is too high.
If used over a long period of time, the toy 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Dancing and rotating toy robot that emits music and light during use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0537/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Baby toy
 
Brand: Kidz Delight
 
Name: Monkey Keys
 
Type / number of model: K16560/S16560 S16560-30022
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8136538671986, Batch no 02-160718
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The screw for the cover of the battery compartment is too short. As a result, the cover could fall off, leaving the button cell batteries accessible.
A young child could put the button cell batteries in the mouth. This could lead to the child choking or, if the button cell batteries were swallowed, damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description: A blue plastic toy monkey with orange ears.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0540/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet
 
Type / number of model: LG6272
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8001002103104
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 33.6 % 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 (Sweet / FASHION STYLE) about 15 cm tall with red shoes and with long pink hair pulled back in a ponytail.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0542/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy kick scooter
 
Brand: Mrowiec Toys
 
Name: Hulajnoga krokodyl
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5908258103656, Placed on the market between 13.10.2017 and 17.02.2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The handlebar of the kick scooter may break, leaving sharp edges accessible.
A child riding the scooter might lose balance and fall to the ground or fall on the sharp edges of the broken handlebar, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Crocodile-shaped plastic kick scooter, for children weighing less than 20 kg. Packaged in plastic bag.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0543/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mаша и Mедведь
 
Type / number of model: NO. MS-6
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4-576-24.8, 8594576259549 , ITEM NO: TB-2755
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16% 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 "Masha and the Bear" (written in Cyrillic on the packaging), with a red dress and headscarf, about 25cm tall.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0544/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion
 
Type / number of model: art#8099A; NO.8099
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901002003479
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are accessible.
A child might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract

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

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

 
Description: Plastic, sound-emitting doll, powered with button batteries. Packaged in a cardboard packaging with plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0548/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy with sweets
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8681161440656
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A sticker with a plastic film can detach easily from 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A wind-up excavator toy made of hard yellow plastic with 4 red wheels, attached to a tube containing a plastic bag of sweets with stickers of cars.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0551/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bath toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Swimming
 
Type / number of model: Art. No. 011
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4812501138139
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A small part (wind-up mechanism) can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put this small part in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: A blue wind-up frog made of hard plastic with silver spots on the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
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Alert number: A11/0029/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric heater
 
Brand: Onex
 
Name: Quartz Heater
 
Type / number of model: QH-80C
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0000011498179
 
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inappropriate. The product overheats.
Live parts can become accessible. The user can receive burns from hot surfaces.

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

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

 
Description: Electric heater for indoor use, 800W, packed in a green cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A11/0028/18       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Vehicle lift
 
Brand: Prestige Lift
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: AA-2PCF 50
 
Batch number / Barcode: Year of manufacture 2013
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The teeth of the locking device can break under load.
The vehicle could fall from the lift crushing the operator.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1493.
 

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

 
Description: Two-post vehicle lift
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0513/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Wheel loaders
 
Brand: Mecalac
 
Name: AX 700, AX 850, AX 1000
 
Type / number of model: Approval number: ABE N050 Type: E213
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between May 2015 and May 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The fuel line can wear through and, with the passage of time, start to leak.
There is the risk that fuel can leak out and ignite on contact with hot parts of the engine or end up on the road.
 

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

 
Description: Wheel loaders
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland

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Alert number: A12/0514/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citraro
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090 Types: 628 02, 628 03
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between October 2017 and November 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is faulty bonding of the hinged window in the side window.
The hinged window can come loose and fall onto the road.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0515/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Goods transport vehicle
 
Brand: Hako
 
Name: Multicar M 31
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1136*06
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between July 2017 and December 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The green sun strip on the windscreen filters red light.
Traffic light signals are not always recognisable.
 

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

 
Description: Goods transport vehicle
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15

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Alert number: A12/0516/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGE
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1626*01 and e1*2007/46*1626*02; Type: SYN1E
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between March 2017 and August 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 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0552/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Buses and coaches
 
Brand: Citaro, Setra
 
Name: Evobus
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090, e1*2007/46*0089, e1*2007/46/*0097 Type: 628 02, 628 03, 628 04, 628 21, Sales description: Citaro, Setra
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1998 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: Buses and coaches
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia