Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 19 (Published on: 11/05/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0667/18       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children's booster seat
 
Brand: Venture
 
Name: 3 Stage Booster Seat
 
Type / number of model: Mini Booster Seat
 
Batch number / Barcode: 50700461909323
 
Risk type: Injuries, Suffocation
 
The booster seat has an inadequate locking mechanism, restraining and chair attachment system. A child may fall off the seat and suffer injuries.
Moreover, the plastic packaging of the product is too large and too thin without being perforated: If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16120.
 

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

 
Description: Booster seat for children between 6 and 36 months (maximum weight of 15kg), designed to be fitted to a chair. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0671/18       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Children’s cot
 
Brand: Comptine
 
Name: Adrian
 
Type / number of model:  code : 88570
 
Batch number / Barcode: lot 10813117 / EAN 3254568848827
 
Risk type: Entrapment
 
The upper and lower limbs of a small child may become trapped in the gaps between the cot's bars.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European Standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description: Children’s wooden cot
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0660/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hand cream
 
Brand: Aromat
 
Name: Крем-бальзам "Цeлиteль"
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No. 19 02 2017, barcode 4820147051712
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with products containing MCI/MI can provoke allergic contact dermatitis, especially to sensitised persons.

In addition, the product contains isobutylparaben.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Hand cream supplied in a tube made of white and green coloured plastic with a green screw cap (70 g), supplied in a white cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: Ukraine
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0662/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair styling product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FINISH shaping pomade
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0551AN, barcode 8032825191702
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone (MCI/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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Hair styling product supplied in a bright grey plastic container with screw cap.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0642/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric heater
 
Brand: SENCOR
 
Name: Electric Oil Filled Radiator
 
Type / number of model: SOH 3009BE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 2016300912
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The radiator may become pressurised during use.
This could lead to hot oil leaking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Electric oil-filled radiator
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0651/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Charger
 
Brand: Flextronics (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: A1444 (COUNTERFEIT)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
The product is counterfeit
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
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 60950.
 

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

 
Description: Small white charger
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0654/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hairdryer
 
Brand: PROGA.MA
 
Name: PROFESSIONAL HAIR DRYER
 
Type / number of model: Model: GM-1802; No: 16772
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 957952 218028
 
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The hair dryer does not have a thermal cut-out device. The plastic material of the casing is combustible.
The hair dryer can overheat and catch fire. Melted plastic can cause burns and leave live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with 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: Electric hairdryer with folding handle, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0655/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Hairdryer
 
Brand: NOVA
 
Name: Super hair dryer
 
Type / number of model: N-674; No: 16771 / 1200109
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6 925979 750029
 
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The hairdryer does not have a thermal cut-out device. The plastic material of the casing is combustible. The mains cable is not properly anchored.
The hair dryer can overheat and catch fire. Melted plastic can cause burns and leave live parts accessible. The mains cable could detach leaving the live conductors accessible.

The product does not comply with 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: Electric hairdryer packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0636/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Caster board
 
Brand: Maxima
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article No.200143, Batch No. L0217
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3 800784 201436
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The outer line of the board is not sufficiently rounded.
As a consequence there are sharp edges which can lead to injury.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 13613.
 

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

 
Description: Skateboard (caster board), divided into two platforms, interconnected with torsion suspension, with 2 silicone wheels.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0637/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED ROPE LIGHT 10M
 
Type / number of model: WT-LED-G- 10 24
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Water can enter the flashing unit.
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: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: 10-metre LED lighting chain intended for outdoor use.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0659/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED LIGHT
 
Type / number of model: XM-LED1-100C
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9 796104 579016
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored. The accessible wires have only basic insulation. The cable is too thin. The product is not protected against moisture.
The basic insulated cable could detach or damage leaving the live conductors accessible. Water penetration may cause an electric shock. The cable could 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 100 purple LED lamps intended for outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0661/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: BUON NATALE 100L LED
 
Type / number of model: 17292 / 501272
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 010805 012728
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored. The accessible wires have only basic insulation. The cable is too thin.
The basic insulated cable could detach or damage leaving the live conductors accessible. The cable could 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 96 LED lamps (12 blue, 20 green, 32 yellow, 32 red). Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0670/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Lights
 
Name: GUIRLANDE LUMINEUSE
 
Type / number of model: GS-50
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3660092574864
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly anchored.
The cable could detach leaving live parts accessible.

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

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

 
Description: Lighting chain with multicoloured bulbs. Sold in a clear round plastic box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0633/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: ACE
 
Type / number of model: ACE 500, ACE 570, ACE 900
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 11/08/2016 and 28/02/2018.
 
Risk type: Environment, Fire
 
Fuel may leak from the fuel pump flange assembly.
This could cause environmental damage and/or create a fire hazard.
 

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

 
Description: All-terrain vehicles
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0646/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008
 
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*01, e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*03, e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 15/06/2017 and 15/01/2018
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The bolts attaching the tow bar may not be correctly tightened.
Parts of the tow bar could detach and fall on 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 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0648/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Indian Motorcycles
 
Name: 111ci
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Specific motorcycles built between 20/04/2017 and 17/11/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The right hand switch control cube could be faulty.
This could cause the motorcycle to power-up or start unintentionally, placing the rider at a risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0650/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: Q2, A3, A4, A5
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1552*, e1*2007/46*0607*, e1*2001/116*0430*, e1*2001/116*0217*; types: GA, 8V, B8, 8P
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced on 29.8.2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The adhesive attaching the windscreen is not sufficiently secure.
In the event of an accident, the protective effect of the passenger airbag could be compromised.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0652/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: SLS AMG
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0233*09-11 Typ: 197
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 10 October 2016 and 14 March 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The control device for seat occupant detection may not work correctly.
In the event of an accident where the airbags are deployed, this could lead to deployment of the passenger airbag in the presence of a child seat, or non-deployment of the passenger airbag in the presence of a person.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0653/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: KIA
 
Name: Rio
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*3777*00
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 0.04.2017 to 05.06.2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cable length of the rear door lock assemblies may be incorrect.
Although appearing to engage, the child lock may not engage.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0656/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X3
 
Type / number of model: G3X, type approval number: e1*2007/46*1797
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 8 December 2017 and 17 March 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
In case of deployment of the driver airbag module, the gas generator could burst.
If the gas generator bursts, metal fragments could pass through the airbag cushion material.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0657/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: All-terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Phoenix 200
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 19/07/2013 and 26/01/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The throttle lever stop may not operate properly due to damage during shipping.
Inability to control the vehicle as expected could cause the rider to crash or fall off.
 

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 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0672/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Ferrari
 
Name: 488 GTB, 488 Spider
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0040*12-14; type: F142
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between January 2015 and November 2015.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Because of a software defect, critical brake disk wear is not indicated by a warning light or warning message.
This could lead to damage to the brake disk and increased risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0673/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Subaru
 
Name: Tribeca
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2001/116*0190*00-05; type:WX
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2006 and 2014.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag.
In case of deployment of the airbag, uncontrolled inflation could occur, releasing metal fragments which could cause injury to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Ireland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0676/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: BENELLI
 
Name: Leoncino 500 and TRK 502
 
Type / number of model: EC type approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00200*01 (Leoncino 500) and e13*168/2013*00123*01 (TRK 502)
 
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects model year 2017 motorcycles
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front brake pump may be defective.
Under particular conditions, the defect could lead to an increased stopping distance.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0679/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Pick-up truck
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ranger
 
Type / number of model: Type Approval Number: E11*2007/46*0154*12
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 07/10/2016 and 17/11/2016 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The vehicles may have been fitted with a defective airbag initiator.
This may prevent the side airbag deploying in the event of an accident.

 

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

 
Description: Pick-up truck
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0649/18       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Protective eyewear
 
Brand: Delta tactics
 
Name: Lunettes incolores [colourless eyewear]
 
Type / number of model: AC12504
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The frame is not resistant enough and can break under impact.
As a result, the user could get injured.

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

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

 
Description: Protective eyewear intended, in particular, for use during airsoft games
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0666/18       
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Climbing rope
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sport Rope
 
Type / number of model: Reference: 03F-5113
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The rope is insufficiently resistant to dynamic loads.
The rope could break during use causing the climber to fall to the ground.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 892.
 

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

 
Description: Climbing rope in various colours
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0658/18       
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Firework
 
Brand: Klasek
 
Name: DUMBUM
 
Type / number of model: P6B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Year of manufacture 2016, Batch number: 1/16, Bar Code: 8595182430742
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high. This can cause damage to hearing.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.

 

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

 
Description: Flash bangers packed in boxes of 5 units. The packaging bears the inscription "DUMBUM Petarda Simply the best..."
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0645/18       
Category: Stationery
 
Product: Wooden pencil set
 
Brand: Editions Valoire-Estel
 
Name: Boîtes de crayons bois
 
Type / number of model: 1731
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 3 557020 173100
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The black pencil tip contains lead (measured value: 83 mg/kg).
The pencil tip can be broken and ingested if a child puts it in the mouth.
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Wooden case with a ruler on the sliding top, containing 6 coloured pencils (red, orange, blue, black, green and yellow).
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0638/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Protec inermedia rios
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6975428189603
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The suction cup detaches from the toy and a small child could put it in the mouth and choke. The plastic of the suction cup of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28.3% 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, with the requirement 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: Retailer)

 
Description: Green soft toy representing a giraffe, with a suction cup attached by a string.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0639/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: JTCE3800
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3760233238003
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The suction cup detaches from the toy and a small child could put it in the mouth and choke. The plastic of the suction cup of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20% 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, with the requirement 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: Soft toy in the shape of an owl with a suction cup attached.
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0640/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach toy set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Toys
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The pink castle mould can break easily generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic coloured beach toys, packed in a plastic net with a label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0641/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy helicopter
 
Brand: XING HONG TOY
 
Name: Cartoon Helicopter
 
Type / number of model: HG-582
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the toy (the plastic wheel and the plastic base).
Small children may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Toy plastic helicopter with music and lights.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0643/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Puzzle clock
 
Brand:  ABC SCHOOL
 
Name: MY FUNNY CLOCK
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 00277
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1432296002779
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The clock's hands come off easily and are 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Puzzle clock with slot-in, geometric shapes, packaged in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0644/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: YALE TOYS
 
Name: Lovely Doll Series
 
Type / number of model: Reference 17823 - 7008S
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436019617823
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The doll's arms come off and are 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic doll with a bib around the neck, packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0647/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy cars
 
Brand: EUROJUGUETES
 
Name: POWER Racing car
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 50782
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8430373016933
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The aerials and sirens of the cars detach, 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 with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic toy car set: ambulance, police car and fire engine in a blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0663/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Expandable toys
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Growing toys
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The dinosaurs and the balls are small parts.
Small children may put them in the mouth and choke.

Moreover, the dinosaurs and the balls expand 600% in size when in contact with water. If the child puts them in the mouth or swallows them, the contact with saliva or stomach liquids will cause these pieces to expand, which can result in occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: An expandable (600%) toy dinosaur and small, colourful balls packed in a transparent bag. Sold in a plastic and cardboard packaging containing 20 units.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0664/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Kitchen play set
 
Brand: D663
 
Name: Cutlery Play Set
 
Type / number of model: Code 51005, ref. PAK 2872
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8422259510055
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The control switches on the toy cooker detach, 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 with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Toy kitchen set with various utensils in a cardboard-blister packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0665/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy kitchen set
 
Brand: Toy Planet
 
Name: La hora del té
 
Type / number of model: Ref TPKEE021665
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4892668216659
 
Risk type: Suffocation
 
The sugar bowl has a hemispheric shape.
It could cover the nose and mouth of small children, leading to suffocation.

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Toy tea set with various utensils, packed in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0674/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Girl
 
Type / number of model: SNF930153
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6991209301538
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15,8 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll. Packaged in cardboard box with plastic window
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0675/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toys
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Zabawka
 
Type / number of model: PTE094972
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6991200949722
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22,8 %).
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 ponies and a toy plastic baby bottle. Packaged in plastic bag with cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0677/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Mermaid doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TOYS TOYS
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 29.5% 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with pink/brown long hair, blue bra and blue tail, packed in transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0678/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy slime
 
Brand: BARREL-O-SLIME
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: MT1978
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains boron (measured value: 3871 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Black toy slime, packed in black plastic barrel (height: 4.5 cm, diameter: 4 cm), wrapped with transparent plastic film. Sold in a promotion box (30 pieces).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0680/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Zabawka
 
Type / number of model: NGHF087402
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902388099193
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Moreover, small parts may easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put one of these small parts in the mouth and choke on it. If a button battery is swallowed, this can cause 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 push-along toy, powered with button cell batteries. Packaged in plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0681/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Liquid for soap bubbles
 
Brand: Cartoon funny toys
 
Name: BUBBLE
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product does not bear the required pictograms, warnings and instructions for use in Greek.
As a consequence, parents are not aware of the risks and might leave the child unattended with the product. The child may swallow the soap solution, causing vomiting, diarrhea or other gastrointestinal disorder.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description: Refill liquid for soap bubble toys in a yellow bottle with multicolored label and white lid.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0682/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Xu Shun Wan Ju, YONG
 
Name: LAL
 
Type / number of model: NO: 881
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic doll about 33 cm tall with red shoes and long hair.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
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Alert number: A11/0033/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Water gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Water gun
 
Type / number of model: No. 508 (on the product); ITEM NO. OWGDH0266 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3245676282665, Batch NO.: 122016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The design of the trigger on the water gun is not appropriate.
The fingers of the children may become trapped between the moving and the fixed parts of the trigger and get injured.

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: Plastic water gun with 700 ml water tank, sold without packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Weekly overview report on professional products
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Alert number: A12/0635/18       
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Gantry Crane
 
Brand: Pellegrini
 
Name: Gantry Crane
 
Type / number of model: GCM 10/20
 
Batch number / Barcode: Serial no. 9053, 9054. Manufactured: 2012
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The gantry crane braking system can fail during strong wind.
This can lead to an uncontrolled movement of the cranes, causing them to derail, collapse and cause damage.
The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Other

 
Description: Gantry crane
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0634/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Integro, Intouro, Setra, Tourismo, Travego
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0024, *0023, *0132, *0022, *0025, *0012, *0014, *0018, *0021, *0019 Types: 632 01, 632 03, 632 07, 632 04, 632 02, 633 01, 633 04, 633 05, 633 02, 633 03 3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between March 2015 and October 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The upper door bearing could break.
This could lead to the door falling off while the vehicle is moving.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0668/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Light truck
 
Brand: Hino
 
Name: XZU710, XZU720, XZU730
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front passenger airbag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion over time.
This could lead to the inflator rupturing in the event that the airbag is deployed. The ruptured parts could be propelled into the vehicle cabin causing injuries to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description: Light truck
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0669/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Heavy goods vehicles
 
Brand: Scania
 
Name: P-, G-, R-, T-series and L-,P-,G-,R-,S-series
 
Type / number of model: Various models
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2010 and 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is insufficient protection from dirt and spray water by the dust covers mounted in the factory.
This could cause damage to the CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) tanks and lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description: Heavy goods vehicles
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Iceland