Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 30 (Published on: 27/07/2018)
Notification A12/0860/18 has been removed from report 2018-026 following a reassessment of the risk proving the product was compliant with the applicable legislation at the time of production.
Notifications A11/0126/16 from Report-2016-051 and A12/0904/18, published in Report-2018-027, have been updated at the request of the notifying authorities to include further information to allow correct identification of the affected models.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1007/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Glue
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Superglue
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4250245342960
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains too much Chloroform (measured concentration 39% in weight).
Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed.

The product does not comply with REACH.
 

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

 
Description: A yellow and black tube of glue in a black blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1005/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: LEONADO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 213-B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Bikini in blue colour with white dots on it, intended for 7-8-year-old girls.The two-part garment has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1006/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Modern Ocean
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Art : CR 1907
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Bikini intended for 4-year-old girls. Both upper and lower parts of the set are in blue with floral shapes. The upper part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1009/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: HELLO - 018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Girls' bikini set in pink colour with yellow frills on both top and bottom part. Intended for 8 year-old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1010/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: F555
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Girls' bikini set intended for 10 to 12 year-old girls. Both upper and lower parts are in green colour and decorated with frills. The upper part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1011/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Leather corset
 
Brand: Orion, Zado
 
Name: LE-Corsage S SW
 
Type / number of model: 020. 20002101020
 
Batch number / Barcode: 200021010204
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 14 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: A leather corset consisting of various pieces of black leather sewn together.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1013/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' swimset
 
Brand: US FREE STAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ζ60-FC-SWM-RED-11/12YG
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Girl's swim set, consisting of red bikini and a skirt with frills. This set is intended for 11/12 years old girls. The upper part of the bikini bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1014/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 2XY045-18/GSW9045
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Bikini set with a watermelon print and yellow frills, intended for 8 year-old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1016/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: N. MYLONAS & CO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: MYL - 145
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5291545000067
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area at the back may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
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: Dress intended for girls under 7 years old, with drawstrings with free ends in the waist area. The dress is white with blue stripes and trim on the hem and sleeves.
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1020/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' dress
 
Brand: Lace Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 2NN10-10-18/GD47260
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings with free ends in the neck area 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Babies' dress in white colour with an anchor pattern on the front; intended for children between 6 months and one year old. The garment bears drawstrings in the neck area.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1021/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Violetta Junior
 
Name: Moda mare
 
Type / number of model: bb 730
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Multicoloured bikini with tassel trims intended for girls of 3-4 years old. The top part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1028/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Activ Boutique
 
Type / number of model: 2XY99029 -18/GSW843
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Bikini in red and blue colour with frills, intended for girls from 3 to 4 years old girls. The top part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1034/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: F383
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Bikini in blue colour with yellow flowers and bees pattern, intended for 2/4 years old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1040/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Fun Club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 17 - 4008
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8417400803018
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the requirements of EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description: Multicoloured bikini with fish, crab, octopus design, intended for 8 years old girls. The top part of the bikini bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1042/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: Mini Kiss
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 3360-GB-DRES-PNK-6/9MG
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the dress can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Dress with functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back. The dress is in several colours and is intended for girls from 9 to 12 years.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1048/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: LEONADO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 16200
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5873415752001
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Pink bikini, intended for 4 to 5-year-old girls. The top part of the bikini bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1050/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Sweet Secret
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 2707
 
Batch number / Barcode: 587341527071
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Floral bikini, intended for girls of 10 years old. The top part of the bikini has decorative frills on it and bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1051/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Rae
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: A 6604
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Multicoloured bikini intended for 7-8 years old girls. The top part of the swimsuit bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1054/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: HELLO-016
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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: Pink bikini with decorative floral frills intended for 6-year-old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1047/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Bath soap
 
Brand: BADEFEE
 
Name: Pralinés de Bain
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff and small parts can be easily detached from it.
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 the Cosmetic Products Regulation of with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description: Bath soap in the shape of a cupcake with decorative parts on top.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1053/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Nursing Butter
 
Brand: Palmer`s
 
Name: Nursing Butter with Pure Cocoa Butter
 
Type / number of model: X5183E
 
Batch number / Barcode: 010181040375
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains the preservative methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured value: 0.00129%).
Dermal contact with MCI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis in 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: Nursing Butter supplied in a 30 g tube. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1003/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Mastar
 
Name: International Travel Adaptor with USB
 
Type / number of model: ΝΝΕ 9881 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5290728008869
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Single-pole insertion of a plug is possible.
The user could touch the free remaining pin of the plug.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description: Travel plug adaptor with USB output.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1035/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel adapter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Travel Adapter with USB
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Two plugs (euro and UK) can be opened at the same time and are connected electrically.
If one of the plugs is inserted in a socket, the user could touch the pins of the other plug and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description: Cube-shaped travel adapter (6.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 4.5 cm), foldable euro-plug, foldable USA/AUS and UK plug. Universal socket - 2 USB charging sockets on the upper side.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1044/18       
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Swim goggles lens cleaner
 
Brand: Zoggs
 
Name: Fogbuster Lens Cleaner
 
Type / number of model: Product Code 300661
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bar Code - 749266006615 Batch Number: Batch 105R sold between February and May 2018
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains acetaldehyde and/or propionaldehyde which are skin irritants and are also carcinogenic or an eye irritant respectively.
In case of eye contact, ingestion or inhalation, it could lead to eye or lung irritation.

The product does not comply with CLP regulation.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Dual-action anti-fog and lens cleaning solution that is applied to swimming goggles and mask lenses to keep them clean and fog free. Packaging is a blue tube with a grey screw top.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A12/1026/18       
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: J&S Supply Laserpen Care 12.02.03
 
Type / number of model: 303 (on product)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
 

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

 
Description: Envelope with plastic filling
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1027/18       
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: ZHAOYAO
 
Name: High Power Green Laser Pointer Flashlight Pen
 
Type / number of model: SKU 467356
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Laser pointer delivered in an envelope.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1039/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED light
 
Brand: Arcadia
 
Name: LED stretch
 
Type / number of model: Power supply: FRESH WATER LED STRETCH / CS30XF
 
Batch number / Barcode: 844046009685
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit is too small and the secondary circuit of the control gear is accessible.
User could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description: Extendable LED unit supplied with a power supply, sold in black cardboard box.
Country of origin: Finland
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1017/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Astra, Cascada, Isignia, Zafira
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0204*32, e8*2007/46*0264*05, e4*2007/46*0996*11; types: P-J/SW, Z-B, B-K
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 17 January 2018 and 4 April 2018.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
A wrongly-fitted sealing ring may lead to oil leakage on the turbo oil-line.
The leaking oil may ignite and cause 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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1018/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Ducati
 
Name: Super Sport, Super Sport S
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e49*168/2013*00023; Type: VA
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced in 2017 and 2018.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The drain hose for the fuel tank could be incorrectly positioned.
The hose could thus come into contact with the exhaust manifold, leading to a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1019/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 1, 3, M3, X1, Z4
 
Type / number of model: Types: 187, 182, 390L, 392C, 1K2, 1C, 1K4, X1, ZR, 3L, 3K, 3C, M3, X1-N1, 3K-N1 Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2001/116*0346, , e1*2007/46*0273, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2007/46*0283, e1*2007/46*0275, e1*2007/46*0373, e1*2007/46*0314-*0316, e1*2007/46*0377, e24*2007/46*0022, e24*2007/46*0024
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 12 September 2006 and 20 June 2011.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The plug connection for the positive battery cable may be defective.
This could cause the vehicle electrics and the engine to fail while the vehicle is in motion.
 

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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1023/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Seat
 
Name: Arona, Ibiza
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*3134; Type: KJ
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced in 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The seat-belt buckles may open unexpectedly.
There is therefore an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident.
 

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 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1043/18       
Category: Other
 
Product: Fire extinguisher
 
Brand: Firetech
 
Name: käsisammutin
 
Type / number of model: PDB20
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6417783117667
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The extinguishing capability of the product is much smaller than what is stated in the markings.
The product may not extinguish the fire and this can cause risk of a even bigger fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 3-7.
 

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

 
Description: 2 kg powder fire extinguisher.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/0999/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy shopping trolley
 
Brand:  AMATOYS
 
Name: Shopping cart
 
Type / number of model: Item No: TS36929 F11
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435234979204
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The wheels of the trolley break easily, generating small parts.
A child could put these in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description: Blue and yellow toy shopping trolley to be assembled, provided in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1000/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Toinsa
 
Name: Shooting play together
 
Type / number of model: Model no. 03-6681 and No. 668
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8349030366819
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups on the bullets come off easily.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Shooting set consisting of a plastic rifle and 4 bullets with suction cups. The set is sold in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1001/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy Kitchen set
 
Brand:  Amatoys
 
Name: ‘Pizza Funny’ and ‘Coffee World’
 
Type / number of model: TS37229-TS37232-TS37233-TS38672 NO.633 and NO.635
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234984925, 8435234980064, 8435234980071 and 8435234981962
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Several smalls parts easily detach from the different utensils.
A child could put one of these in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description: Four kitchen sets with different utensils each in a blister. 3 kits containing pizza slices, cutter, dishes, all in plastic and 1 kit containing cups, saucers, spoons and a coffee maker.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1002/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach toy set
 
Brand: Mistertoy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 101121, 101122, 101124 and 100982
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435509111223, 8435509111247 and 8435509109824
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Several components of the kit break, creating small parts.
A child may 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): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Four beach toy sets each sold in a plastic net. 3 consist of a lorry (in different colour combinations) with several shovels and pieces all in plastic. The fourth set is a plastic bucket with shovels and other plastic moulds.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1004/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Girl Fashion
 
Type / number of model: art. 212A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3858887907410
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 7.4 % 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): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description: Plastic doll with dresses in different colours, in a cardboard box
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1008/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Referee Kit
 
Brand: Pen@lty Zone
 
Name: Referee Set
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 2046170 Barcode: 42424001281000000200
 
Risk type: Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high (>125 dB). This could lead to permanent impairment of hearing.
In addition, the whistle can easly detach from the lanyard. A child could put it 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Football referee set consisting of two cards (one red and one yellow) and a whistle with lanyard. The kit is sold in a cardboard and plastic blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1012/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Referee Kit
 
Brand: Bussi-Bär
 
Name: Schiri-Set
 
Type / number of model: Model number : 1161817
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bar Code: 419912220350807
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high (>118 dB).
This could lead to permanent impairment of 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: A football referee set including a whistle, supplied with "Bussi Bär" magazine issue number 07 in a blister pack.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany

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Alert number: A12/1015/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Whistle
 
Brand: Let´s Party
 
Name: Dextrose Pfeifen
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: LV17/0076 and LV17/0063 Barcode: 16394002071000000100
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high (>122 dB).
This could lead to permanent impairment of 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: Assembled whistle, approx. 8 cm long, containing a sugary tablet. 4 units are sold in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1022/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SQUISHY FRIENDS
 
Type / number of model: Batch No: 9218/a
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4105560092185
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (the legs and wings) can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child could 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description: Squeezable toys in the shape of a cow in a sitting position (white, brown) and bird (pink); the animals return to the original shape after squeezing them. Supplied in a colourful, plastic bag.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany

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Alert number: A12/1024/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Balloons
 
Brand: Balloonia
 
Name: Globos - Balloons
 
Type / number of model: Header-Bags Art. 90125
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8713647901259
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nitrosamines (0.15 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high.
Nitrosamines are carcinogenic via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure. A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.


The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-12.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Heart-shaped balloons made of natural rubber latex, in transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1025/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Miri Moo Laveables
 
Name: Glow Puppy
 
Type / number of model: REF No. LUGA2AS/A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8715427023809; Batch No. 76579
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eyes can easily detach from the soft toys, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Soft toy (puppy / bear) which lights up. Supplied in a cardboard box with transparent front.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria

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Alert number: A12/1029/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Educational toy
 
Brand: Baoli / Van Cranenbroek
 
Name: Little Acrawl Ladybug
 
Type / number of model: 2010000812747, No. 1314 / 19100-310-00015
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Plastic toy in the shape of a ladybird with lights and sounds.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1030/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy
 
Brand: WIBRA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 2120.0036
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2021200036000; Batch: 6403979
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Wooden toy cake consisting of 4 pieces with decoration on a wooden plate with a wooden knife.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1031/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Bert Struis/ Chris Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: CHY0318 (art.no.Chris Toys 12517)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eye(s) of the tiger can be easily detached.
A child could 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Plush tigers (3 different types)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1032/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical toy
 
Brand: Playing Kids
 
Name: Muzikaal Vliegtuig
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4894532421176; Batch 06/2017 (on box)
 
Risk type: Suffocation
 
The propeller can break easily, generating a small part.
A small child may put the small part in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Multicoloured plastic plane with figurine, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1033/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy dog
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: PIES B/O
 
Type / number of model: U231/L1796
 
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5104732155849
 
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools and the button cell batteries become easily accessible.
A child might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract.
Furthermore, small parts may be detached 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 standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.

 

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

 
Description: A dog-shaped, battery-powered toy covered with textile material. The dog has plastic eyes and nose. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1036/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Soft Gun Competition
 
Type / number of model: 5296
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1250101449355
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easliy detach.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description: Three plastic guns and nine projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1037/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shot Gun Super Power
 
Type / number of model: 220A-5
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6460012330078
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups can detach easily from the projectiles.
A child could put them 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: A plastic machine gun and three projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1038/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Toy Story 3 Mobile Phone
 
Type / number of model: JS5619-7
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8013512213235
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The button butteries are easily accessible as they are loose inside the packaging of the toy.
Small children could put them in the mouth, causing damage to internal organs including the oesophagus and the stomach.

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

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

 
Description: Toy mobile phone with three button cell batteries, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back. The batteries are loose inside the packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1041/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely
 
Type / number of model: PK 124 / LY-1916
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8881684860539
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The button butteries are easily accessible as they are loose inside the packaging of the toy.
A small child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking if swallowed.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic doll-mermaid with three cell batteries, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back. The batteries lay loose inside the packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1045/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach toy set
 
Brand: WIN WELL / EURASPA
 
Name: Lancha c/ Accessorios de playa / Camión playa
 
Type / number of model: Ref. Nos 805769 and 805796
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435218514223 and 8435218514865
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Different parts of the toy can break, generating small parts.
A child can put the small part in the mouth, where it 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 set (boat or lorry) with different accessories and packed in a plastic net.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1046/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll set
 
Brand: juguetes DAMAS
 
Name: Mini Baby Toys
 
Type / number of model:  ref.758D
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8989200687582
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di (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 set with two dolls and a pony, supplied in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1049/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Toys Group
 
Name: Bow & Arrow
 
Type / number of model: Item No.HK660 (on packaging) TG 219909 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280875109
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach.
If a child puts a 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 and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Toy bow with three projectiles. The product is attached to a colourful cardboard pad.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1052/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy aeroplane
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Art. No. 0288
 
Batch number / Barcode: barcode: 6955276112008
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Various small parts can be detached from the toy.
A child may put a small part into the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Toy aeroplane in bright colours made of hard plastic with a bear and a drum with stickers. The product is packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1055/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Angel baby - FASHION
 
Type / number of model: 745297, NO.389
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 901986 745297
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.4 % 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 dressed like a bride (28 cm tall) with accessories in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1056/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ever After High
 
Type / number of model: GB6675-2003, NO.G-9
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1 225222 025016
The product may be counterfeit.
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.9 % 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: Set of 2 plastic dolls (26 cm tall) with accessories in cardboard packaging. The dolls have flexible arms and legs.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1057/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden toy
 
Brand: Plan Toys
 
Name: Ramp Racer
 
Type / number of model: 5379
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8854740053794
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts can come loose from the toy.
A small child may 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Ramp and cars made of wood and packed in a cardboard box
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30
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Alert number: A11/0065/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Make-up stick
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Schminkstift
 
Type / number of model: Article No: 650 831
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4 012825 683029; Batch No: 20820
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The colour stick contains the red colouring agent CI 15585 which is not permitted in cosmetic products. In addition it contains the yellow colouring agent CI 21090.
Cosmetic products must not contain prohibited colorants.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Make-up stick with 3 colours (black, red, yellow) joined together to represent the German flag. Twist-up tube with a lid, packaged in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A11/0063/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: JUMI
 
Name: CHRISTMAS collection
 
Type / number of model: Model E-348165
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5 900410 348165
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The bulbs in the lampholders may be easily rotated and the lampholder contacts are not reliably secured against displacement.
If there is a short circuit in the rotated bulbs, the lights can overheat. The live lampholder contacts can become accessible and the user can receive an electric shock.

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 replaceable 100 miniature bulbs. The package includes 2 replacement bulbs. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard closure.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A11/0061/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Rattle ball
 
Brand: WONDER KIDS
 
Name: Ballon Grelot Toudoux
 
Type / number of model: A1200040
 
Batch number / Barcode: WDKPE20174
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The inner fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible through the seam.
A child could take out the stuffing, put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive.
 

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

 
Description: Multicoloured fabric ball with a bell inside. Sold wrapped in a plastic bag with a cardboard label attached.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A11/0062/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: LG-IMPORTS
 
Name: LG
 
Type / number of model: Reference: LG1724
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 401AO1787 , EAN: 5413247017246
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The seams on the back of the unicorn are too weak. They could be easily opened, making the fibrous stuffing material accessible.
A child may take out the stuffing, put it in the mouth and choke on it.

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

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

 
Description: Soft toy in the shape of a purple unicorn, supplied without packaging and with a paper label hanging from the left ear.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30

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Alert number: A11/0064/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bath toy with LEDs
 
Brand: Out of the blue
 
Name: LED BATHING ANIMALS
 
Type / number of model: Article No 20/1084 - 24333
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Damage to sight
 
The lights of the red and blue LED are too powerful.
Direct viewing of the lights could damage sight.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic bath toy shaped like a fish with LEDs.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 30
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Alert number: A12/0998/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Citaro
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090; type: 628 02, 628 03; Code: 18.46M10688A
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between October 2017 and January 2018.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
Owing to a wrongly-fitted, automatic, oil-refill shutoff valve, the engine overfills with oil.
This may result in uncontrolled engine-speed increase and acceleration of the vehicle and may lead to a fire risk.
 

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 - 30