Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 18 (Published on: 04/05/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/0617/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED LIGHT 320L
 
Type / number of model:  white: 6151 / 1100764 ; colourful: 6151 / 1100763
 
Batch number / Barcode:  white: 8 096011 007642 ; colourful: 8 096011 007635
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small. This could cause the cable to overheat and lead to a fire.
Live parts are accessible and, as a consequence, users might receive an electric shock when touching them.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Net-shaped lighting chains with 320 non-replaceable white / colourful LED lamps. 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 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0627/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 200 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
 
Type / number of model:  WT-LED1-200C ; Ref. 90104 (black); Ref. 1200752 (white)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 825780 901048 (black); 8 040012 007521 (white)
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have only basic insulation.
The basic insulated cable could detach or become damaged leaving the live conductors accessible. It could also overheat leading to a fire.

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 198 LED lamps (33 blue, 33 green, 66 yellow, 66 red). Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0628/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 200 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
 
Type / number of model:  WT-LED-200C; REF:90104
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 825780 901048
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have only basic insulation.
The cable could detach or become damaged leaving the live conductors accessible. It could also overheat leading to a fire.

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 198 LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0629/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Table Light
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 01159
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5905279011595
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable anchorage is inadequate.
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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Table lamp, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0621/18       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Chainsaw
 
Brand: FIELDMANN
 
Name: Petrol Chain Saw
 
Type / number of model:  FZP 4516 B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2015041701 and 2015040916; EAN 8590669163205
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front hand-guard can break preventing the automatic application of the chain brake.
In the event of kickback, the user could suffer injuries from the moving chain.

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

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

 
Description:  Petrol chainsaw intended for forest work. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/0622/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Scenic
 
Type / number of model:  Scenic III - Gd Scenic III; e2*2001/116*0379 00 - 43
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles affected are equipped after sale with a tow bar ref. 820166414, 8201666412, 8201666411 or 8201666409 delivered between 22.3.2016 and 30.6.2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The LED module for monitoring and managing the actuation of the rear lights of the trailer could be damaged.
Total failure of the rear lights of the trailer could occur.
 

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 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Germany, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0624/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208
 
Type / number of model:  E2*2007/46*0003*48
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured on 22/6/2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheel axle assembly may be incorrectly tightened.
This may lead to a loss of connection between the steering and the front wheel axle, resulting in an accident causing injury to vehicle occupants or other road users.
 

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 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0625/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: DS3
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0070*38
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured on 22/6/2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheel axle assembly may be incorrectly tightened.
This may lead to a loss of connection between the steering and the front wheel axle, resulting in an accident causing injury to vehicle occupants or other road users..
 

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 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0631/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-Terrain Vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: RZR XP 1000 / XP4 1000
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 22/07/2013 and 19/02/2018
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The heat shield may not adequately shield exhaust gasses in the event of an exhaust silencer crack.
This could lead to melting of nearby components, leading to injuries to the driver, and poses a fire hazard.
 

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

 
Description:  All-Terrain Vehicle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0632/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's car seat
 
Brand: Britax-Römer
 
Name: DUALFIX
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: E11 - 041518; type: child car seat for group 0+/1 approved under ECE R44/04;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The child car seats affected were sold between 3 November 2017 and 22 March 2018 (the DUALFIX i-SIZE child car seat is not affected by this measure).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There might be hairline cracks in both seat shell mountings.
In the event of an accident, this could lead to the child seat shell detaching from the base causing injuries to the child and vehicle passengers.

The product does not comply with UN/ECE Regulation No 44-04.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.dualfix-check.com

 
Description:  Children's car seat for ages 0+/1.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Cyprus, Finland, France, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0613/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mat for children
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pianka Puzzle/ Eva puzzle mats
 
Type / number of model:  MJ7507
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907443075075
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The mat has detachable small parts.
Small children could 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 with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Puzzle mat with foam pieces in the shape of numbers and letters of different colours in transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0615/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Building blocks
 
Brand: Couleur bébé
 
Name: Blocs de Construction
 
Type / number of model:  112 pieces / reference 366251
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05/2016 / 3491953662518
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy includes loose, small parts.
A small child could put these 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Building blocks game, 112 pieces, in a transparent plastic box with lid.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0618/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Inflatable plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: JSA
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: F26 2D4*600
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8592600015017
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy and its valve contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 12.3% 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:  An inflatable dog (pink or blue), approx. dimensions 20 x 30 x 29 cm, which makes sounds when pressed. The toy is supplied in plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0619/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: P.H. KRIS TAEM/Happy farm
 
Name: Animal raw eggs
 
Type / number of model:  ITM. NO. 00-71876
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906160271876
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy contains small parts (plastic eggs).
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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic, push-along, toy dinosaur, packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0626/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Maskotka/240
 
Type / number of model:  HMBE747
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907659881804
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cup may detach from the toy.
A child may put it 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:  Plush toy in the shape of a pink lemur with a suction cup. Sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0614/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Mask
 
Brand: Boland
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8712026721501
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released from the rivets connecting the rubber band to the mask is too high (measured value up to 5.27 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  A mask with skull design and curved horns, which covers the forehead, eyes and cheeks. It is held in place by a riveted rubber band. Packaging: folding cardboard with perforation and illustration.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0623/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: La Maison de Lilo
 
Name: ‘Mon Mouton’ (‘my sheep’)
 
Type / number of model:  EN041A EN041B EN041C EN041D EN041E
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the hood of the jacket.
These can 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: Importer)

 
Description:  ‘Mon mouton’ zip-up hooded jacket, available in sizes 6, 12, 18, 24, 36 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0630/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Lederhose (leather shorts)
 
Brand: Wiesnkönig
 
Name: Lederhose Tegernsee K13, kurz
 
Type / number of model:  article No 02-001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2100000195053
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 10 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Men’s leather shorts (‘Lederhose’), size 50. Made of brown suede with light-coloured decorative stitching.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0616/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Shirley May
 
Name: ACTION Four
 
Type / number of model:  PD 07-12, ED 07-17 , Ref: 819
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6295124009921, B.405858D
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the following fragrances:
citronellol, geraniol, eugenol, alpha-isomethyl ionone and hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (measured values: 0.0063 %, 0.0028 %, 0.0026 %, 0.0079 % and 0.0069 % 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 toilette for men in an orange bottle with cardboard packaging. Volume: 100 ml.
Country of origin:  United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A12/0620/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: My Fair Lady Brulee
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5037028255599
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  A bath product in the shape of a cupcake with the imitation of the whipped cream and colourful sprinkles and flowers. Packed in a paper cake form wrapped in a plastic film.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18
Other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0032/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Child’s bicycle seat
 
Brand: Bellelli
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  b-one Standard
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5995541097952
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
It might appear that the buckle of the seat belt is fully closed but it is not.
The non-fully closed buckle can be released during driving and the child can slide out of the seat.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14344.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic child seat with orange seat padding and footrest intended to be mounted on the frame of a bicycle. Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18

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Alert number: A11/0031/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: GRACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G-B41109
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999011411095
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The trousers have cords with toggles at the lower edge of the trouser legs, forming a loop.
It can become trapped during various activities of a child, e.g. when riding a bicycle, sliding on a slide or running, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the General Product Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Long pink-gray checkered trousers for children. There are cords in the waist area and at the lower edge of the trouser legs.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 18