Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 27 (Published on: 06/07/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0906/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: All sub-brands
 
Name: Liqua
 
Type / number of model: All mixes and flavours with 3mg/ml, 6mg/ml, 12mg/ml, 18mg/ml nicotine strengths
 
Batch number / Barcode: all
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
This product contains nicotine (between 3 to 18 mg/ml), which is classified as acutely toxic.
The product does not contain the leaflet with recommendations for correct and safe use of the product required for harmful mixtures. The user therefore has no information to avoid the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Action was taken to bring the products into compliance i.e. an information leaflet was supplied to all distributors in the Republic of Ireland to be placed with each unit packet on the market., Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description: Liquid, with different tastes and nicotine concentrations, for refilling electronic cigarettes.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0904/18       
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Baby Mattress
 
Brand: AeroSleep
 
Name: Sleep Safe Pack Evolution 70x140 cm
 
Type / number of model: AERO/AM-EV140
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5413421811059 The manufacturer is now using TCPP-free foams for the new models produced. Products with the sticker "TCPP free" on their packaging are not concerned by this notification.
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the flame retardant tris(2-chlor-1-methylethyl phosphate (TCPP) (measured value: up to 18 000 mg/kg).
TCPP can be harmful to children due to its carcinogenic properties and acute toxicity.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer, Retailer): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description: Baby mattress made of polyurethane foam with a removable lining and a breathable protective cover sold in a translucent plastic packaging with a zipper. Products with the sticker "TCPP free" on their packaging are not concerned by this notification.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0880/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' clothing
 
Brand: Cotton & Sugar
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 341804
 
Batch number / Barcode: 341804000018
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The buttons on the garment detach easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the buttons into the mouth, they can cause choking.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description: Babies' striped dungarees.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0881/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Men’s sandals
 
Brand:  Vicmart
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ref. 463-5
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 61.8 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Men's black sandals, packed in a cardboard box showing the brand, model and size.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0894/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' clothing
 
Brand: Cotton & Sugar
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 241815, 241835 and 241845
 
Batch number / Barcode: 241815000024, 241835000009 and 241845000006
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The buttons come off easily.
A child could put them in the mouth, blocking the airways and causing choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of relevant standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description: Two baby dresses with four buttons in the back and one baby shirt with three buttons at the front, all in thin textile with short sleeves.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0896/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Men's shoes
 
Brand: Alvaro Moreno
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: NAUTICO OUT V18 (Art. 614118002)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8434658048114
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the insole is too high (measured value up to 14.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Men's nautical-style shoes for adults in brown colour. The insole shows the brand and size.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0903/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Flat pumps
 
Brand: Isotoner
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Reference 93363-AAN
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 34.5 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: Ballerina style flat pumps; spring-summer 2017 fashion season, all colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0884/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body cream
 
Brand: Biotanicus
 
Name: Active Herbal Balm
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718692419254
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains 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 dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Body cream in a white container with dark green lid and white and purple labelling
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0885/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body cream
 
Brand: HT26 Paris
 
Name: Soin Multi-Hydratant et Nourrissant
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3440571190187/ L16019A
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains 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 dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Body milk in a 500ml white bottle with red print.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0886/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body cream
 
Brand: HT26 Paris
 
Name: Lait Multi-Eclaircissant Harmonie du teint
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: L15114
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains 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 dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Body milk in a 500ml white bottle with red print.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0900/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Foot cream
 
Brand: Footner
 
Name: Daily Repair Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6430037940194; batch 0272A
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains 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 dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Foot cream in a white and pink cardboard box.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0901/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body cream
 
Brand: Just Desserts
 
Name: Body Custard - Chocolate Soufflé
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5025135411588; batch 26001
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains 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 dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Body cream in a round see-through container with black and brown cover.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0902/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Body cream
 
Brand: Biotanicus
 
Name: Soft Udder Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8718692412262; batch LE14-00642A2
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains 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 dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Body cream in a white container with blue lid and white and blue labelling.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0910/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Bath soaps
 
Brand: BadeFee Baby
 
Name: Badepralinen
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4260212378601
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Due to their characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead consumers and specially children to put them in the mouth and ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with Regulation 1223/2009/EC on cosmetic products and Directive 87/357/EEC concerning products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description: Small white soap figures in different shapes (animals, objects, toys) imitating white chocolate. Individually wrapped in plastic and delivered in a box looking as a present.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0882/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Out of Blue KG
 
Name: Universal Travel Adaptor
 
Type / number of model: 57/9206
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4029811353934
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live pins are accessible when the adaptor is plugged into a socket outlet.
The user could touch the live pins.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description: Travel plug adaptor packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0891/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Plug adaptor
 
Brand: HJT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: N01238
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live parts are accessible when the adaptor is plugged into a socket outlet.
The user could touch the live parts.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description: Plug adaptor with three socket outlets.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0905/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Digital alarm clock
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Clock ON /OFF
 
Type / number of model: New 1145649 X005BICDV
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
 
The alarm clock contains a tilt switch filled with approx. 10 µl of mercury. The user could be exposed to the mercury in the event that the product gets damaged.
Mercury is one of the most hazardous environmental toxins and is a threat to the environment and, through the environment, to human health.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Deletion of the online offer.

 
Description: Alarm clock in various colours with ON and OFF inscription. Packed in a brown cardboard box with a sketch of the clock.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0899/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Self-balancing scooter
 
Brand: DENVER
 
Name: Hoverboard White 2*350W Balance scooter
 
Type / number of model: Reference: DBO 6501 WHITE MK2
 
Batch number / Barcode: serial number: 11178-07/17/00461
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The moisture resistance is inadequate and water can come in contact with live parts (the external charging connector in the battery compartment) which could lead to an electric shock or fire.
The discharge voltage at the connector pins of the power supply unit is too high and could lead to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description: Electric self-balancing scooter ('hoverboard') in white with blue LED lights.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany

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Alert number: A12/0907/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Whistle
 
Brand: TRIXIE
 
Name: Trillerpfeife
 
Type / number of model: Article No 2253
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 011905 022536
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (measured value: 1.47 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Silver-coloured metallic whistle with ring for hanging. Blue cardboard box with a picture of a dog.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Hungary, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0887/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Qashqai
 
Type / number of model: Model: J11; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/116*0963;
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production date: 05/06/2017 to 05/10/2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) label contains incorrect GCW (Gross Combination Weight) information.
This could lead to the user exceeding the trailer capacity.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0888/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Grandland X
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0597*00 - *04; Type: Z
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 19 June 2017 and 27 November 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There is a defective seam on the seat cover.
In the event of an accident, this may lead to the side airbags not deploying as planned. There is thus an increased risk of injury for the occupants.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, France, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0889/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Zero Motorcycles
 
Name: DS, S, DSP
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2002/24*0506*05 Type: Z1
 
Batch number / Barcode: The motorcycles in question were manufactured between 21/10/2011 and 23/07/2012.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Contact between the battery casing and its mounting can result in damage to the casing.
This can cause moisture to penetrate the battery, which can lead to a short circuit and a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0890/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Crossland X
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*1194*00-*03; Type: P7 Monocab C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2016 and 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Rubbing of the bodywork wiring harness may occur.
This could lead to a short circuit and a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0909/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Vehicle component
 
Brand: Knott
 
Name: Brake 200x50 Spr. Backmat
 
Type / number of model: Type: 20-2425/1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Faulty welding in the drum brake can lead to a loss of brake function.
This could lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 April 2018 and 30 May 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0911/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: Santa Fe
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0633; Type: DM
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 15.6.2017 and 25.1.2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The steering wheel assembly may break and become detached from the steering column.
As a consequence, it would be impossible to steer the vehicle.
 

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: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0912/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: G 310 GS (K02) and G 310 R (K03)
 
Type / number of model: EC-type approval number: e1*168/2013*00017, e1*168/2013*00052; Models: - G 310 GS (K02) - 0G02, 0G12, 0G22 // - G 310 R (K03) - 0G01, 0G11, 0G21;
 
Batch number / Barcode: Production period between 21.04.2016 – 02.05.20
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The side stand connection might bend or brake.
This can lead to an insecure standing position of the motorcycle, leading to injuries.

 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0883/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand:  DAMAS
 
Name: Young Doctor
 
Type / number of model: ref. 368B-3
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8989201236833
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 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.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll with medical accessories in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0892/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Puzzle mat
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: EVA Puzzle Mats Series
 
Type / number of model: TH-14301 (ID: 17098)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5999057782937
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The mat has detachable small parts.
Small children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description: 36-piece colourful, puzzle foam mat with removable numbers and letters containing other removable elements. Packaging: transparent plastic sheet.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0893/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guns
 
Brand: Avengers / Superjuguete
 
Name: Captain America
 
Type / number of model: 227 and 383
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435265717882 and 8435265717806
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectile can easily detach.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Toy guns with 3 or 6 projectiles with suction cups
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0895/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: AMATOYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: TS39360 3310
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234985120
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The sides of the cot and the zip slider of the bag come off easily, generating loose small parts.
A child can put these small parts in the mouth, which may block the airways and cause choking.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic baby doll with sound, dressed in pyjamas, and a plastic cot with bars on the sides. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with zips and handles for carrying it.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0897/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Neca
 
Name: Plush Doll "Gremlins"
 
Type / number of model: 30600
 
Batch number / Barcode: 63448230600
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Parts of the hands of the toy come off easily generating small parts.
If a child puts them in the mouth, they may block the airways, causing choking.

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

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

 
Description: Soft toy in the form of the Gizmo character from "Gremlins", with brown and white fur and hard plastic ears, mouth and paws. Packed in a cardboard display box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0898/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Balls with elastic cord (Yo-Yo balls)
 
Brand: BEACH WORLD
 
Name: Bounce Ball
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 87465, 87464, 87467 and 87462.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8867938874651, 8867938874644, 8867938874675 and 8867938874620
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The balls have an elastic cord that is longer than the maximum permitted length.
If a child wraps the cord around the neck, there is a risk of strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Rubber bouncing balls provided with an elastic cord, with which they are tied around the finger and used as a yo-yo.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0908/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Slime toys
 
Brand: Every
 
Name: 1.) BARREL-O-SLIME; 2.) EVERY; 3.) NOISE PUTTY
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode 94199019090 07 (code AZ900); Barcode 94199019090 14 (code AZ901); Barcode 9419901 9900 05 (code AZ900P); barcode 94199019090 21 (code AZ902)
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains boron (measured value up to 1103 mg/kg) and chromium VI (measured value up to 0.054 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system. Chromium (VI) is carcinogenic upon ingestion.

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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Slime in different pots of different shapes in different colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A12/0913/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: SHUN SONG
 
Name: Baboliy
 
Type / number of model: NO.SS-003
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8595369179068, ITEM NO:TT5369K28
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18 % 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 with butterfly wings about 20 cm tall. AGES 3+.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27
Other risk levels

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Alert number: A11/0052/18       
Category: Decorative articles
 
Product: Candle
 
Brand: Balmuir
 
Name: Velvet pilar candle
 
Type / number of model: Product number: 113077530
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6438232132253
 
Risk type: Burns, Fire
 
The edge of the candle can ignite and continue to burn during use.
This may cause burns or fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15493.
 

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

 
Description: Candle in champagne colour, 8 x 15 cm. Packed in a transparent plastic box with a gift wrap.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A11/0053/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Tricycle
 
Brand: baby mix
 
Name: Gyermek tricikli
 
Type / number of model: FJG-855 (Item No. JG-885)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5904378869465 (UR-TR-JG-02/2017)
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There are accessible gaps between the moving elements of the tricycle.
While driving the tricycle, the child's fingers might get trapped in the openings and the child could be injured due to the movement.

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

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

 
Description: Tricycle in pink and white colours, with a musical teddy bear figure on the handlebars. Recommended age: 3-5 years. Capacity: 25 kg
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27

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Alert number: A11/0054/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Tricycle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Tricikli cicás rózsaszín
 
Type / number of model: TRI-JY14-R
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5998083591650
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There are accessible gaps between the moving elements of the tricycle.
While driving the tricycle, the child's fingers might get trapped in the openings and the child could be injured due to the movement.

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Tricycle in pink and yellow colours, with a musical cat figure on the handlebars. Recommended age: 3-5 years. Capacity: 25 kg
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 27