Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 16 (Published on: 20/04/2018)
Notification A12/0505/18 from Report-2018-014 has been permanently withdrawn from the website as it concerns the same recall notified in notification A12/0169/18.
Notification A12/0491/18 from Report-2018-014 has been permanently withdrawn from the website as it concerns the same recall notified in notification A12/0399/18

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0563/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand:  BioTouch USA
 
Name: Pure Bright Red
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Best by 07/30/17
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value 4.3 mg/kg).
4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine may cause cancer, is suspected of causing genetic defects and damaging fertility.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitizing properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colorants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation
 

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

 
Description: Small 3 ml container
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0564/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: BioTouch USA
 
Name: Red wine
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 9RM
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines aniline (measured value 2.3 mg/kg) and 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value: 275 mg/kg).
Aniline is suspected of causing cancer and genetic defects. 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine may cause cancer and is suspected of causing genetic defects and damaging fertility.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitizing properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colorants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation
 

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

 
Description: Bottle of tattoo ink - 5 cm high
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0565/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: BUMBLE BEE
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 17.12.14
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine toluidine (measured values: 29 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: 30 ml bottle of yellow pigment
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0566/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World Famous Tattoo ink
 
Name: GREAT WALL YELLOW
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: WFGWY 161804
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines toluidine and anisidine (measured values: 23 mg/kg and 24 mg/kg respectively).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Bottle of yellow tattoo ink
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0567/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Dragon tattoo
 
Name: Deep Magenta
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), including benzo(a)pyrene (measured value: benzo(e)pyrene: 0.02 mg/kg, total of PAHs: 1.46 mg/kg) and barium (measured value: 660 mg/kg).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene. Salts of barium can be absorbed from the tattoo ink and have toxic effects.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg . It also recommends that the level of barium not exceed 50 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container height about 10 cm
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0568/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal ink
 
Name: Bay Gray
 
Type / number of model: Chukes Vol 1: Seasonal spectrum
 
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 10-10-14
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) naphthalene (measured value: 1.88 mg/kg)
Naphthalene may cause cancer.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container - height about 8 cm
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0569/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal ink
 
Name: Cocoa Bean
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 16446
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines aniline (measured value: 6.1 mg/kg) and 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value: 396 mg/kg)
Aniline may cause genetic defects and cancer and allergic skin reactions. 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine may cause cancer.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container - height about 8 cm
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0570/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal ink
 
Name: Dark Red
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: X-142
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value 2.0 mg/kg).
4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine may cause cancer.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitizing properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colorants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container height about 8 cm
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0571/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal ink
 
Name: Nocturnal Super Black
 
Type / number of model: Premium tattoo ink
 
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 04/07/17
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.06 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 13.47 mg/kg)
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container height about 12 cm
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0572/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Goochie
 
Name: Dark Coffee
 
Type / number of model: 215
 
Batch number / Barcode: Exp 2019/12/08
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains arsenic (measured value: 8.0 mg/kg), cobalt (26 mg/kg), lead (13 mg/kg) and zinc (200 mg/kg).
Arsenic is carcinogenic. Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of arsenic and lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg, the levels of cobalt in tattoo inks do not exceed 25 mg/kg and the levels of zinc in tattoo inks do not exceed 50 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container height about 8 cm
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0573/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Lush Color
 
Name: Strawberry
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  #6358Z
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine aniline (measured value 9.5 mg/kg).
Aniline may cause genetic defects and cancer and is toxic in case of contact with skin.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitizing properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colorants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container - height about 7 cm
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0574/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Mastor
 
Name: Dark Coffe
 
Type / number of model: M323
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains arsenic (measured value: 8.1 mg/kg), lead (measured value: 24 mg/kg) and zinc (measured value: 170 mg/kg).
Arsenic is carcinogenic. Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of arsenic in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg, the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and the levels of zinc in tattoo inks do not exceed 50 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container - height about 7 cm
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0575/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Mbs Permanent makeup
 
Name: Black
 
Type / number of model:  M501
 
Batch number / Barcode: A01151
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (0.36 mg/kg), lead (24 mg/kg) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons including benzo(a)pyrene (0.08 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 20.62 mg/kg).
Cadmium accumulates in the body and can cause damage to bones and kidneys if absorbed from the tattoo. Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg. It also recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and the levels of cadmium in tattoo inks do not exceed 0.2 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container height about 8 cm
Country of origin: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0576/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Radiant Colors
 
Name: Tribal Black
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 006
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.04 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 19.22 mg/kg).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic container height about 10 cm
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0554/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: T-shirt for men
 
Brand: Soni Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The T-shirt contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine 3,3'-dimethoxybenzidine (measured concentration: 157.8 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Men's T-shirt, available in different colours.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0557/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Suede skirt
 
Brand: Goosecraft
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article No: 151631011
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1234510644440
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather skirt is too high (measured value: 24.2 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Brown, suede leather skirt with buttons at the front and a zip-fastener at the back.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0581/18       
Category: Communication and media equipment
 
Product: Portable radio
 
Brand: FUMAO
 
Name: FM/AM/SW1-2 4 BAND RADIO
 
Type / number of model: FM-737U
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 094012 001355
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate. The cross-sectional area of the conductors in the mains cable is too small.
Touchable metal parts may become live while charging the radio. The cable could overheat.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.
 

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

 
Description: Portable FM radio supplied with a mains cable to charge the built-in battery. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0556/18       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Adhesive
 
Brand: THRAKON
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: MKW 136
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2387 LT 2497 GREY
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The adhesion is insufficient.
Due to the poor adhesion to the substrate, heavy plates glued with the adhesive can separate from the façade.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European Standard EN 12004.
 

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

 
Description: Adhesive for marble, granite and stone cladding, 25 kg. Adhesive is classified C2T.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0555/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Power inverter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Power Inverter
 
Type / number of model: Type: 1000W and 2000W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
There is no separation between the primary and secondary circuits. The protective shutters on the outlet socket are insufficient and allow access to live parts.
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 62368 and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Power inverter, DC to AC, 1000W and 2000W. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0560/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
 
Type / number of model: WT-LED1-100C ; Ref.: 1200737
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 024012 007378
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The wires are too thin. The wire ends soldered to the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The socket outlet allows the single-pole insertion of a plug.
The wires could overheat leading to a fire. Live parts can 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lamps (25 blue, 25 green, 25 yellow, 25 red. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0561/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
 
Type / number of model: WT-LED1-100C ; REF: 1200743
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 022012 007435
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The wires are too thin. The wire ends soldered to the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.
The wires could overheat leading to a fire. The cable could detach leaving the live conductors accessible.

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

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

 
Description: Lighting chain with 99 non-replaceable, white LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0579/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Duster
 
Type / number of model: EC-type approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0314 ext 00 to 83 and e2*2007/46*0030 ext 00 to 40.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles equipped in after-sales service with a coupling kit of reference 8201692139 or 8201692144 delivered between 08/12/2016 and 13/06/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Incorrect contact may occur between the towing harness and the trailer coupling.
This could lead to failure of the trailer lights while driving without any warning to the driver.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0553/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress accessory
 
Brand: Funny Fashion
 
Name: Clown nose with sound
 
Type / number of model: 55050
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8712364550504
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phtalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22% 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: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description: Red plastic clown nose with sound.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0558/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy slime
 
Brand: GOGOPO /, GOOBANDS
 
Name: Glittogoo Bloo
 
Type / number of model: reference GP074
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037832308658
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the yellow gel is too high (measured value: 520 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description: Fluorescent slime gel (available in yellow, pink and green) supplied in a transparent plastic pot with a bracelet.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0562/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Forces soldier
 
Type / number of model: Item no: 77742
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902082910213
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The plastic whistle (part of the set) fits entirely into the small part cylinder.
Children might put the whistle into the mouth and choke on it.

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

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

 
Description: Toy police set which elements are made of plastic material. Packed in a transparent plastic blister with a cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0577/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bouncing ball
 
Brand: Midex
 
Name: Pilka
 
Type / number of model: D25119
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5900733466409
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the ball contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31,7 % 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: Ball with two handles, made of soft plastic material. No packaging
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0578/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy shopping basket
 
Brand: Tanner
 
Name: Modern hand-held basket
 
Type / number of model: 4090.6
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 007464 040906
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The textile fabric of the shopping basket contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 2.68%).
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: Remaining stocks detained, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Child’s shopping basket with miniature branded products.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/0580/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic dolls set
 
Brand: Tasso
 
Name: The Pretty girl
 
Type / number of model: Art#.9224-3
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5901002004537
 
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
 
The plastic material of the doll contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured values: 23.9%, 0.7% and 3,51% by weight respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product also contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: 3100 mg/kg). SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description: Set of two plastic dolls packaged in a plastic bag
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 16