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: A12/0633/18       
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
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria

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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: Finland, Ireland, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

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: A12/0679/18       
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