Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 28 (Published on: 13/07/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/0914/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: Bunkerbase & Co.
 
Name: Unflavored e-liquid base
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains more than the maximum permitted amount of nicotine (announced value 150 mg/ml) and is presented in a container that lacks child-resistant fastening and is too big.

Nicotine is acutely toxic and can 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 (2014/40/EU) and the CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown glass bottle (150 ml) of liquid for e-cigarettes, with a white plastic cap and a white label with black printing.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0918/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 140 LED LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  XM-LED1-140C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9 796104 579177
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and the insulation for the LEDs is inadequate. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.
The basic insulated cable could detach or damage leaving 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 non-replaceable 140 LED lamps (35 blue, 35 green, 35 yellow, 35 red). Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0945/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Decorative Lights
 
Type / number of model:  140L LED
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin.
As a consequence, the cable could detach or be damaged, leaving the live parts accessible. It could also overheat leading to a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 140 non-replaceable LED lamps (42 white, 28 red, 41 blue, 29 green). The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0915/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED ceiling light
 
Brand: Zyurong
 
Name: LED Ceiling Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  XH4545N
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The light does not have an earth terminal.
As a consequence, there is a risk that it could be connected to the mains supply without an earth connection.

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: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Square ceiling light supplied in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0919/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp/torch
 
Brand: Jia Hao
 
Name: Portable Hanging Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  JH-668
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9 876541 234560
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores of the wires is too small.
The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the charger can be touched. The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat.

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:  Rechargeable portable lamp (torch) with 3 LED modules and hanger. It can be charged directly from the mains or by a built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0920/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: YuTian
 
Name: Rechargeable Camping Lantern
 
Type / number of model:  YT-821
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging causing live parts to become accessible. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate. The cross-sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wires may overheat.
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:  A rechargeable, portable lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0921/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp/torch
 
Brand: Amy
 
Name: LED multi-functional energy-saving
 
Type / number of model:  505
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 999880 032407
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging and live parts may become accessible. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate. The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores of the wires is too small and the wires may overheat.
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, Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A rechargeable, portable lamp with 1+16 LEDs, which can be charged directly from the mains. It is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0923/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rechargeable LED Floodlight; Power Line
 
Type / number of model:  CREE XML–L2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The dimensions of the mains plug are too small. The electrical insulation of the power supply is insufficient. The user could consequently touch live parts.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible live 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  An LED floodlight with a yellow plastic case and black, adjustable, metal base. The product is supplied with 3 Li-ion batteries and one battery charger. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0924/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Rechargeable head torch
 
Brand: XINGMEI
 
Name: CHARGE TYPE HEAD LAMP
 
Type / number of model:  XM-706
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging and live parts may become accessible. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate.
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat.

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:  Black, rechargeable head lamp with 9 LEDs. The product is supplied with a battery charger that can be connected directly to the mains power. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0937/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Logan, Sandero
 
Type / number of model:  Logan II MCV - Sandero II (X52); e2*2001/116*0314 ext. 59 to 76
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Right-hand-drive vehicles fitted with a K9K 612 engine, manufactured between February 2013 and June 2015.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fuel hose could rub against various other components.
Wear of the hose caused as a result could lead to diesel fuel being spread on the road, endangering other road users.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Morocco, Romania
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0938/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 2 and X1
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1676; type: F1X , Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1677; type: F2GT;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 24 April 2018 and 1 May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bearings on the front axle could break.
Should this occur, there could be a loss of wheel control while driving.
 

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 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0939/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mini
 
Name: Countryman
 
Type / number of model:  e1*2007/46*1682; FMX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 26 April 2018 and 1 May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bearings on the front axle could break.
Should this occur, there could be a loss of wheel control while driving.
 

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 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0942/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A4/A5/A6/A7/Q5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1 * 2001/116 * 0430 *; e1 * 2007/46 * 0436 *; e1 * 2001/116 * 0473 * Type: B8; 4G, Q5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March 2011 and December 2016.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The auxiliary coolant pump may seize up.
This could lead to the pump overheating after the engine has been switched off with the risk that the vehicle could catch 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 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0943/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: G-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*96/79*0064*38 Type: 463
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2017 and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety ring on the right-hand side shaft on the front axle may not be correctly mounted or may be missing.
This could lead to the right front wheel suddenly becoming blocked, causing an accident.
 

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 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0944/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Maserati
 
Name: Ghibli, Levante, Quattroporte
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0224*10; Type: M156
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 24.7.2017 and 18.12.2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The welding on the front axle frame could be defective.
This could cause a loss of driving stability.
 

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 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0922/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother
 
Brand: Аizhilang Algo
 
Name: Pacifier
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No. 8316
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6954971883169
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The teat of the soother breaks easily, generating a small part.
A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
 

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

 
Description:  Soother made of silicone; 12 items attached to a single cardboard pad.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0916/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy xylophone
 
Brand: Delgado Gifts
 
Name: Wonderful Voice
 
Type / number of model:  ref. XL77PQ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435221344039
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts may easily detach from the toy.
If a child puts these small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

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:  Multicoloured xylophone supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0917/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeeze toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: I Love Squishy
 
Type / number of model:  Jumbo Squishy
 
Batch number / Barcode:  106760S32431; batch S32431
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts of plastic material can be detached from the toy.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0929/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Kick scooter
 
Brand: EVO
 
Name: Inline Scooter
 
Type / number of model:  143687.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0715
 
Risk type:  Entrapment
 
There are accessible gaps between moving parts of the scooter.
As a consequence, fingers can become trapped.

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

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

 
Description:  Foldable kick scooter for children.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0930/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy train
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wooden letter name train
 
Type / number of model:  7894/7464/10346/10370/10368/10365/10359
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (coupling hooks, wheels of all the carriages, funnel of locomotive, tops of the locomotive and a carriage) can easily detach from the toy.
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: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Wooden toy train carriages composed of letters.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0931/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Water balloons
 
Brand: Out of the blue
 
Name: WATER BOMBS
 
Type / number of model:  43/8998
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029811250547
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nitrosatable substances released by the balloons is too high (measured value up to 1.78 mg/kg).
Nitrosamines can be carcinogenic via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.

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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Small transparent bag containing 100 water balloons of different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0932/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy guitar
 
Brand: KE GUAY
 
Name: Rock Guitar
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 74126 (22333)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8430373019330
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The pegs of the guitar come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small parts in the mouth, it could block the child’s airways.

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 toy guitar sold in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0933/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fidget spinner
 
Brand: BMR Group
 
Name: Hand spinner bluetooth
 
Type / number of model:  hsbt01 hsbt02 hsbt03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  06-17/01 and 05-17/01
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. The battery can also easily overheat if the parts with different polarities are short-circuited.
Children might put the button batteries in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract or they could suffer burns from the hot surface of the fidget spinner.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink, green and blue hand spinners with bluetooth LED.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0934/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Beach toy
 
Brand: CLADELLAS
 
Name: Conjunto Playa Helado con 11 Accesorios
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: B004 (208-B004)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435010991819
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The blue ice-cream mould breaks easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

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:  Beach toy set consisting of a bucket with ice-cream-shaped moulds. The product is packed in a plastic net with a paper label attached to it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0935/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy telephone
 
Brand: TOINSA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 03-5566
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8349030355660
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The number buttons come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts these small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

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 musical toy telephone.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0940/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy whistle
 
Brand: BG
 
Name: Sifflet Geant/ Pfeife
 
Type / number of model:  N° 36884
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3588270036884, Batch CF140069
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound level of the whistle is too high.
If the toy is used close to the ear, it could cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description:  Whistle made of green/yellow hard plastic, length approx. 8 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, France, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0941/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy whistle
 
Brand: Die Spiegelburg
 
Name: Kolbenflöte - Die lieben Sieben
 
Type / number of model:  13603
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029753136039
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound level of the whistle is too high.
If the toy is used close to the ear, it could cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description:  Wooden slide whistle in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0946/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: HAP PY
 
Name: Cupcake surprise
 
Type / number of model:  NO. WY007
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains diisodecylphthalate (DIDP) (measured value: 13.3% by weight).
This phthalate may cause possible damage to the liver.

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

 
Description:  A plastic cupcake that can be transformed into a doll with a hat.The doll's head and skirt are made of soft plastic, the doll's body and hat are made of hard plastic. The toy is packed in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0947/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Gift Tower
 
Name: Lordliness king
 
Type / number of model:  M - 110-120 cm
 
Batch number / Barcode:  B-0057
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are cords with free ends in the neck area of the fancy-dress costume.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Child's king costume comprised of a sash, trousers, crown, shirt and cape. The costume is identified as "M" size - 110 to 120 cm. It is packed in a plastic bag with a cardboard sleeve, with a photograph of a child in the costume.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0951/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pram chain
 
Brand: Selecta Spielzeug
 
Name: Rosali - Chaîne de landau
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 1355
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wings of the fairies and other small parts detach easily.
A small child might 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Pram chain with wooden parts in the form of flowers and little fairies with hanging bells.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0925/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Papulin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PPLN 1036
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 7712000005062
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The ribbon and flower on the front can detach easily.
A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  White shoes for children up to 3 years of age, with a white ribbon, a flower and tulle on the front.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0926/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shoes
 
Brand: Papulin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PPLN 1089
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7712000009565
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The ribbon on the front can easily become detached, generating small parts.
A small child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink shoes intended for girls up to 3 years of age, with a Velcro strap and a white textile flower with glued rhinestones on them.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0927/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' skirt
 
Brand: Aynur Girls and Boys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The skirt is designed with functional drawstrings with free ends to be tied at the front.
These can become trapped and could cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s blue denim skirt with embroidery on the front. The waistband is pink and white and has pink drawstrings.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0928/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Aynur Girls and Boys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstrings are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points.
The drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Denim trousers with cords in the waist area, intended for small children up to 7 years of age.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0948/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' Dress
 
Brand: PUAN BABY
 
Name: Papatya Dantelli Elbise
 
Type / number of model:  PB-5542
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697749074564
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product has a sash in the waist area with free ends and decorative rhinestones which detach easily.
The sash could get trapped and cause injuries. A child could put the detached rhinestone or pearls in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' dress in white material with tulle over the skirt and around the neck. It has a white sash around the waist with decorative glued roses, rhinestones and pearls in the middle.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0949/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' Dress
 
Brand: BULSEN BABY
 
Name: Kadife Kemerli Dantelli Elbise
 
Type / number of model:  KOD 348
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8680445163489
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rhinestone on the decorative flower can detach easily.
A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' dress in white material and tulle decorated with a ribbon with laces in the form of a flower with a dark rhinestone.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0936/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair styling gel
 
Brand: Kallos cosmetics
 
Name: gogo Styling gel strong hold
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The gel contains methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (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 taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Styling gel in a turquoise tube with yellow stripe in the middle.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/0950/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Mascara
 
Brand: Infiniment vous
 
Name: Regard 3D - Black Edition
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 3760091690043
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Zirconium, Cobalt and Chromium (measured values 0.3%, 0.025% and 0.09% by weight, respectively).
Their presence is forbidden in the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black mascara in black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0952/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative fruit
 
Brand: DECORATION HOME&STYLING
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  499780
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8719202325218
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its shape, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can easily be detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  A decorative product imitating small red fruit with stems in a blister package with cardboard back (nine items in each package).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28
Other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0055/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Ironing board
 
Brand: aya
 
Name: Table à repasser
 
Type / number of model:  TAR111
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4894223194518
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ironing board is not sufficiently stable and can tip over when a load of 5 kg or more is applied.
This could lead to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  White ironing board with a black cover with geometric patterns.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A11/0056/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: Fyrværkerieksperten A/S
 
Name: Proline 34R
 
Type / number of model:  Rocket
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar Code 5704777021163 Batch nr. 600669-14
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The firework ascends at an angle which is too flat and explodes at too low altitude.
Bystanders could be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European Standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Self-standing rocket with distinctive red plastic guiding tail.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A11/0057/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: Bright Star Fireworks A/S
 
Name: Jungle Strike, Desert Strike, Arctic Strike
 
Type / number of model:  Model Type: Rocket Model Number: E0006-01, E0006-02, E0006-03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5703493004160
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The firework can burst too close to the ground (at a height below 8 m) .
Bystanders can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of European Standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of three rockets in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28

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Alert number: A11/0058/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: NFC ApS
 
Name: Magical Ball 5 Ran
 
Type / number of model:  Roman Candle
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595182440970
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The duration of the fuse burning is too long. The incandescent matter burns for too long and too close to the ground.
The user could go back to the firework and receive burns. Bystanders can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of EN 15947-5.

 

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

 
Description:  Roman candle with 5 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 28