Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 22 (Published on: 01/06/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0735/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Liquid for electronic cigarettes
 
Brand: Charlie's Chalk Dust
 
Name: Wonder Worm
 
Type / number of model: The White Label, 3 mg/ml
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
Despite the product containing nicotine and being classified as acutely toxic, there is no information leaflet to inform the consumer on the correct use of the product.
This could endanger the user's safety, notably if the product comes into contact with the skin or is ingested.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: E-liquid for electronic cigarettes in a long white rectangular box; with black text.
Country of origin: Ireland
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0769/18       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Blanket for cot
 
Brand: Hema
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article code 33.32.8025 and 33.32.8026
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
 
The thread can easily loosen from the edge of the blanket.
It could get wrapped around a child's limbs or neck, resulting in injuries or strangulation.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: White polyester blanket with an image of a cloud, trimmed with grey decorative stitching along the edges. The blanket is intended for small children. Dimensions: 100 x 150 cm
Country of origin: Namibia
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/0745/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's hooded sweatshirt
 
Brand: TRESPASS
 
Name: Torrid Kids Hoody
 
Type / number of model: UCTOSWM20001
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5045274440416 (size: 11/12), 5045274440430 (size: 3/4), 5045274440447 (size: 5/6), 5045274440454 (size: 7/8), 5045274440461 (size: 9/10), 5045274453799 (size: 11/12), 5045274453805 (size: 2/3), 5045274453812 (size: 3/4), 5045274453829 (size: 5/6), 5045274453836 (size: 7/8), 5045274453843 (size: 9/10)
 
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: Distributor)

 
Description: Children's hooded sweatshirt, colours: grey and navy. For children aged between 2 and 12 years
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0748/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Cushion
 
Brand: Matalan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: M684578/ M684577/M684579/M490090/M490091/M490092/M490093/M490634/M490635/M490636
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The filling in the cushions is not sufficiently resistant to fire.
In the presence of an ignition source, the cushions could catch fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Velvet cushion (silver, plum, black) and 2-pack, filled cushions (cream, grey, blue, yellow, pink). No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0751/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Women's shoes
 
Brand: NAF NAF
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Reference HENX70A1 Colour : Bleu électrique
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3606846301072
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 32.4 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 (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Ladies’ court shoes in electric blue colour with pointed toes.
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0752/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's flat pumps
 
Brand: SUREDELLE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Reference C3131
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 12 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 (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Children’s flat pumps, ballerina style.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0739/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Candy Land
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028249109
 
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, decorated with imitation whipped cream of the colour of cocoa, with 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 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0741/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: Cherry Aid Brûlée
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028255605
 
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 cake, decorated with imitation white whipped cream with sprinkles and a berry. 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 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0742/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: Crazy Stupid Love
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028261255
 
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 small cake, decorated with imitation white whipped cream, with heart-shaped sprinkles. Wrapped in a plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0743/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: Fairy Ring Brûlée
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028235355
 
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, decorated with imitation white whipped cream, with colourful sprinkles. Packed in a paper cupcake form wrapped in a plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0744/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Flake Shake
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028248034
 
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, decorated with imitation, cocoa coloured, whipped cream with a chocolate heart. Packed in a paper cake form, wrapped in plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0746/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: I Believe In Unicorns
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028261217
 
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, decorated with imitation white whipped cream with flower-like sprinkles and a little unicorn. Wrapped in a plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/0747/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bomb Polkadot Princess
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028251201
 
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, decorated with imitation white whipped cream and pink sweets. Packed in a paper cake form which is wrapped in a plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0755/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Skin Candy
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028248003
 
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: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with white, imitation, whipped cream, with flowers and chocolate flakes. Packed in a paper cake form wrapped in plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0756/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Twilight Bloom
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028251171
 
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: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with white, imitation, whipped cream imitation and a rose. Packed in a paper cake form and wrapped in plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0757/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: Lazy Lavender Brûlée
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028234099
 
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: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with violet, imitation whipped cream with lavender seeds. Packed in a paper cake form wrapped in plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0758/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: Move Over Pavlova
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028258798
 
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: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation pink whipped cream with topping, sprinkles, candies and berries. Wrapped in plastic film.film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/0759/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: Orange Blossom & Jasmine Brûlée
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 503702823992
 
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: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake decorated with imitation, yellow whipped cream with flowers. Packed in a paper cake form and wrapped in plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0760/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: Party Popper
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028257012
 
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: Bath product in the shape of a pastry decorated with imitation, pink whipped cream, sprinkles and caramel. Wrapped in plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/0761/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Aromatic bath product
 
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
 
Name: V For Violet
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028258880
 
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: Bath product in the shape of a pastry, decorated with imitation whipped cream, with sprinkles and a flower. Wrapped in a plastic film.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/0764/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair modelling cream
 
Brand: Farouk
 
Name: Kardashian Beauty Smooth Styler Blow Dry Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  813843032516
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with products containing MI 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 cream in a 177 ml black bottle with a spray. There are instructions for use written in glossy lettering.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0737/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 8813
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1234567815107
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The product does not have a fuse.
In case of an overload, this could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description: Travel plug adaptor: BS plug with Schuko outlet with side earthing contacts.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0768/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace with angel pendant
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mind Me Angel
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 098858 068001
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains lead (measured value 12.3% by weight).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Angel pendant with blue rhinestones on a silver-coloured necklace.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0727/18       
Category: Lighters
 
Product: Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 20181219Y43/ 20081218A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6920081218017
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of a bar of chocolate.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Malta

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Alert number: A12/0725/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Vianocne lampicky 100 LED
 
Type / number of model: Cl-151 (multicoloured) Cl-152 (white)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device can break 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights, packed in a red cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0726/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: adristar
 
Type / number of model: ST01-20LED-GC; ST01-20LED-GW; ST15-100LED-GB
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device can break 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 20 and 100 LED lights, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0734/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Lexxa
 
Name: 50W LED Valonheitin
 
Type / number of model: Power supply unit: BDF-1681A. Light: 433 250
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6430038492197
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the transformer of the power supply unit is inadequate.

The user could receive an electric shock from accessible. parts of the secondary circuit of the power supply unit.
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

 
Description: LED floodlight with a power supply, sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0729/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C-Crosser
 
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0358*00, e2*2001/116*0358*01, e2*2001/116*0358*02, e2*2001/116*0358*04, e2*2001/116*0358*05, e2*2001/116*0358*06, e2*2001/116*0358*07, e2*2001/116*0358*08,, e2*2001/116*0358*09, e2*2001/116*0358*10
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 16.04.2007 and 27.04.2012
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor.
This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor failing because of internal corrosion.

Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.


 

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 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0730/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 4007
 
Type / number of model: e2*2201/116*0357*00, e2*2001/116*0357*01, e2*2001/116*0357*02, e2*2201/116*0357*04, e2*2001/116*0357*05, e2*2001/116*0357*06, , e2*2201/116*0357*07, e2*2001/116*0357*08, e2*2001/116*0357*09,
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 16/4/2007 and 2/7/2012
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor.
This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor failing because of internal corrosion.

Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.
 

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 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0731/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Master
 
Type / number of model: Type ME : e2*2007/46*0018*17, e2*2007/46*0018*018 Type VE : e2*2007/46*0021*14, e2*2007/46*0021*15
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles were manufactured between 12.05.2015 and 15.12.2016
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The On Board Diagnostics system for the engine is incorrectly programmed.
This could lead to the engine not functioning correctly.
 

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

 
Description: Van
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0732/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Tourismo
 
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1133, e1*2007/46*1160 Types: 410 02, 410 03
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between August 2016 and March 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The head impact forces for the surface of the kitchen do not meet the requirements of UN-ECE R21.
In the event of an accident, there can be an increased risk of injury for occupants in the row of seats behind the kitchen.
 

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 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0733/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: GSX-R125/S125
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e4*168/2013*00070*00
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 08.12.2016 and 05.03.2018
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front engine mounting bolts may become loose.
The frame of the motorcycle could consequently break, causing the rider to lose control.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0754/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-Class
 
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1666*02 -*05 Type: R1EC
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between April 2017 and October 2017.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
The seals on the front doors around the window may allow water to enter the inner door area causing damage to the door control unit.
As a result, the pinch protection on the electric window regulators could be impaired or there could be a short circuit leading to a fire.
 

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 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0765/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Celerio
 
Type / number of model: Type: AVK310
 
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects vehicles produced from 8 January 2018 to 12 March 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The front seat's side airbag webbing bracket may be defective.
This could lead to the airbag not work correctly in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0724/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Pram chain
 
Brand: HESS
 
Name: Wagenkette Waldtiere [Woodland animals pram chain]
 
Type / number of model: Article No 52143, Date 08.02.16, Article No 12982, Date 08.02.16
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 4022498521436
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains substances which can form N-nitrosamines (measured value of nitrosatable substances: 1281 µg/kg).
N-nitrosamines can be carcinogenic.

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

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

 
Description: Pram chain with coloured wooden elements and clips at both ends
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0728/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Water pistol
 
Brand: DESERT EAGLE
 
Name: Shooting game
 
Type / number of model: Article No 101194
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code 8 054726040538
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The water in the balls is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
There is a risk of contracting infection as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

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

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

 
Description: 10 boxes weighing 165 kg: toy pistols with balls containing water.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0736/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Multi-functional toy
 
Brand: AOYUCHENG TOYS
 
Name: Cartoon Smart - Frog Phone
 
Type / number of model: 1-2160-9801-17A / 9801-17A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 334286284514
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The product breaks easily generating small parts.
A young child may put a small part in the mouth and choke on it.

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

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

 
Description: Multi-functional, battery-operated, toy phone in the shape of a frog.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0738/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: Shatchi
 
Name: Finger monkey
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 5056141013589
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The orange monkey and multicoloured monkey contain di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 24.3% and 16.1% by weight respectively).
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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description: Battery-operated? plastic and fabric toy camouflage monkey, available in various colours: orange, multi-coloured, blue or green. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0740/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Squeeze toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SQUISHY TAART
 
Type / number of model: Item no.: 83310020
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3700115100202
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the toy.
A young child may put a small part in 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Scented squeeze toy in the shape of a cake; sold in translucent plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0749/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Girl
 
Type / number of model: 668-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 29.2% 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic doll with various accessories, including a rocking horse. Plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0750/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Girl
 
Type / number of model: 668-2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.1% 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic doll with accessories, including a pushchair. Plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0753/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Squeeze toy
 
Brand: Ha Ha Xiong
 
Name: Children´s Toy
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 01008
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8008280010087
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
Small parts (the squeaking mechanism) may detach from the toy and a small child could put it in the mouth and choke.

In addition, the product contains dibutyl pthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.14% 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, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Set of four, squeezable Dalmatian dogs. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0762/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ladybug
 
Type / number of model: AA761-25, No.:556
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6000247612503
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.1 % 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, approx. 14 cm tall, with a painted mask on her eyes. Provided in a box, marked "Happy Partner', with a transparent window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0763/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Mega Creative
 
Name: Sofi
 
Type / number of model: NO.BBL77193 (on packaging) Index 361943 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902012781043
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 23.7 % 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: Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with a plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia

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Alert number: A12/0766/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: BIGTOYS
 
Name: The Mini Mermaidst
 
Type / number of model: BLAL1015 / 989-5A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902719711015
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 10.8 % 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 a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0767/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: Printgo Party
 
Name: Party TERMÉKEK
 
Type / number of model: IT: CHT 715474
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999527945268
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The material of the mask is highly flammable.
If a child wears the mask close to a flame, it can easily catch fire, which would result in burns to the child's face.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description: Polyfoam mask for children in the form of a hen's head. The mask can be fixed on the head with a rubber band. Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0770/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy puzzle clock
 
Brand: Biltema
 
Name: Clown som pusselklocka
 
Type / number of model: Art. 45-9900
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The piece representing the number "1" is a small part.
A young child may put this small part in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Wooden pin puzzle packed in plastic packaging
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0771/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy
 
Brand: Free & Easy
 
Name: Hammer Bench
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 484364 , EAN: 718158966001
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The toy contains small loose elements (pieces of wood released from the holes of the raw wooden plate).
Young children may put a small part 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Coloured wooden hammer bench in a box, containing 8 parts
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0038/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body balm
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dairy fun
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901350447826
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
Due to its presentation, the product can easily be confused with a yoghurt drink.
It may therefore be swallowed by children, which could result in chemical pneumonia.

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: Balm supplied in 400 ml bottles. The presentation and form of the packaging imitate yoghurt and it is decorated with appealing bright images of berries.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A11/0036/18       
Category: Gas appliances and components
 
Product: Portable gas stove
 
Brand: Campingaz
 
Name: a) Camp Bistro XL and b) Camp Bistro XL Stopgaz
 
Type / number of model: a) Ref.: 2000030643 – BDII: 4010051192, b) Ref.: 2000030644 – BDII: 4010051196
 
Batch number / Barcode: a) 3138522095857, b) 3138522095864
 
Risk type: Burns
 
The portable gas stove may overheat because the safety device does not prevent further heating of the gas cartridges by pans, pots or griddles after the gas supply is cut off.
Due to possible overheating and a resulting increase in pressure, the gas canister may explode and the released gas may ignite, leading to burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliance Directive.
 

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

 
Description: These products are portable gas stoves equipped with one burner and intended for use in cooking with a pot or container; they can also be used with pans, griddles and stone plates.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 22