Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report

Report 2 ( Published on: 10/01/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00074/19       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article Nº. 6768
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product emits LASER radiation but lacks the required labelling, warning texts and the classification. / Consequently, a user could misuse the product and directly watch the laser beam or its mirror reflection, causing damage to the sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with two operating buttons and a carabiner.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00067/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Micra
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*6454, Type: K14
 
Company recall code:  PY8B3
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 October 2016 and 14 November 2017.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Cracks can be developed in the passenger airbag. This will impair it's protective function, increasing the 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 under Nissan recall code PY8B3.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00068/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X3, X5, 7, 3, Z4, 5, 6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1797, e1*2007/46*1918, e1*2007/46*0276, e1*2007/46*1947, e1*2007/46*2017, e1*2007/46*1949, e1*2007/46*1688, e1*2007/46*1750, e1*2007/46*1791, Types: G3X, G5X, 7L, G3L, G3K, G4Z, G5L, G5K, G6GT
 
Company recall code:  0011370500
 
Production dates:  7 May 2018 to 28 September 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The press-in force of the counterbalance shaft’s bearing shells may not have met the specifications, which could cause the counterbalance shaft to become loose. As a result, the engine could be damaged and locked in motion, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under BMW recall code 0011370500.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00069/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class, B-Class, CLA, EQC, GLC
 
Type / number of model:  Model series: GLC (BR 253), B-class (BR 247), A-class (BR 177), CLA (BR 118) and EQC (BR N293), Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1912*00, e1*2007/46*1829*03-04, e1*2001/116*0480*32, 33, Types: F2CLA, F2A, 204 X
 
Company recall code:  9192105
 
Production dates:  19 July 2019 to 27 September 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The four self-locking nuts used to attach the airbag might not have been correctly tightened. As a result, in the event of an accident in which the airbag was deployed, it could become detached from its base plate, failing to provide its restraining effect and increasing the risk of injuries. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code 9192105.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00070/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: Q7
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1 * 2001/116 * 0350 *, Type: 4L
 
Company recall code:  90N7
 
Production dates:  2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Due to the incompatibility of the control software with the heating film used for the front camera on the windscreen, significant overheating may occur when the heating element is controlled after the ignition is switched on or at low temperatures. This may lead to a smouldering and increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Audi recall code: 90N7.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00071/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354*22, e1*2007/46*0294*10, e1*2007/46*0296*10, e1*2007/46*0300*15, e1*2007/46*0301*17, e1*2007/46*1760*00, e1*2007/46*1761*00, Types: 906AC35, 906BA50, 906BB50, 906BA35, 906BB35, KL3A4, FL3A4
 
Company recall code:  VS3SITZVER
 
Production dates:  21 October 2018 to 21 November 2018
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The welding of the front seat height adjustment mechanism can be defective.
This can lead to 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 van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz recall code VS3SITZVER.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00095/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Metris, Vito, V-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0457*19, *21, e1*2007/46*0458*14, e1*2007/46*0459*10, Types: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5
 
Company recall code:  VS2KOPFSTU (9295053)
 
Production dates:  30 January 2019 to 1 May 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The upholstery of the headrests may become detached. This could increase the 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 van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz recall code VS2KOPFSTU (9295053).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Greece, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00073/19       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Di Blasio Elio Fireworks
 
Name: Cobra 3 BP 2
 
Type / number of model:  2106
 
Barcode:  8034094610199
 
Batch number:  10 CT-19431/27, 17 CT-19411/27, 9 CT-19365/27
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Damage to hearing, Injuries
 
Parts of the firework can be projected beyond the safety distance of 8 m.
Bystanders can consequently be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.
The duration of the fuse burning is too long. The user could go back to the firework and receive burns from the unexpected explosion.
Moreover, the sound pressure level of the fireworks is too high.
Excessive noise levels may cause damage to hearing. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks
Packaging description:  5 pieces in a plastic bag with cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00072/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Clear Crystal KAWAII Slime
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1097 mg/kg). / Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  50 g of transparent toy slime with tiny slices of plastic toy fruits in it. The product was sold online (in particular via eBAY).
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00075/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fishing game
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ASIN: B0756M9Z48
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  -
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small pieces (the magnet) can easily detach from the toy.

A small child may put it 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: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Stop of sales (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Magnetic Fishing Toy consisting of a fishing rod with different coloured magnetic turtles. The product was sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/00076/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Golden Pearl
 
Name: Beauty cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  9240548109914
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 3,3 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Cream in a small yellow plastic jar.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a yellow cardboard box with letters in Arabic.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00077/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Carotone
 
Name: Black Spot Corrector
 
Type / number of model:  Maxi effect Concentrated Formula DSP 10 Concentré en Beta-Carotène
 
Barcode:  6182000104309
 
Batch number:  01 BP 4387 ABJ 01
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 932 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  30 ml of skin lightening cream in a small yellow plastic jar with a orange screw-cap.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a yellow and red cardboard box with picture of a woman.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00078/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Fair & White
 
Name: Ultra moisturising body cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  877917005486
 
Batch number:  BN 16337
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 668 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

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:  Lightening cream in a blue plastic jar with white letters.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/00079/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Fair & White
 
Name: Creme Power C - Exclusive Whitenizer
 
Type / number of model:  Vitamin C Cream
 
Barcode:  8 77917 00535 6
 
Batch number:  lot 13509
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 1,3 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

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:  50 ml of skin whitening cream in a dark blue plastic tube.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a dark blue cardboard box with white letters and a picture of an orange.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00080/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Nature Secrete
 
Name: Lightening Serum Anti-Ageing
 
Type / number of model:  A l'huille d'argan
 
Barcode:  6186000128518
 
Batch number:  LOT: 009, PRD: 28/05/2015 15:56 EXP: 27/05/2019
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 0,3 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

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:  100 ml of whitening serum in a white plastic bottle with green letters.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white/silver cardboard box with green letters and pictures of a woman's legs.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00081/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Daggett & Ramsdell
 
Name: Knee & elbow lightening cream
 
Type / number of model:  Extra Strength Formula
 
Barcode:  021959205124
 
Batch number:  0512DR/17023
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 2,5 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  85 g of skin lightening cream in a small, white plastic jar with labels in purple.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white and pink cardboard box with pictures of a woman's legs.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00082/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Perfect White
 
Name: Lightening beauty cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  181100530391
 
Batch number:  F:07/17 E:07/19, Lot: C2/2185A, MAFDRC REG Nº:02-9168
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains betamethasone (measured value: 1,93 mg/kg).
/ Betamethasone is a corticosteroid that should be applied only if medically prescribed. Exposure to it could cause skin irritation and may lead to reproductive and endocrine problems.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  300 ml of skin lightening cream in a small white plastic jar with picture of a naked woman's back and a mint green screw cap.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboardbox with a picture of a naked woman's back.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00083/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: O'Tentika
 
Name: Fade out cream
 
Type / number of model:  Dry skin
 
Barcode:  7640149080476
 
Batch number:  MNF: 22/2017 EXP:11/2022, Y013417
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 0,4 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

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:  250 ml of skin whitening cream in a small, light brown/beige plastic jar with pink labels.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a light brown/beige/pink cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00084/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: Fair & Lovely
 
Name: Advanced multi vitamin
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  8901030649912
 
Batch number:  # 10/17 @ 09/19, K1 137.00
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 0,1 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  80 g of skin whitening cream in a white and pink plastic tube with the picture of two women, with a pink cap.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white and pink cardboard box with the picture of two women.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00085/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Fair & Lovely
 
Name: Brightening moisturising solution
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  8901030561856
 
Batch number:  B 189, P 220717
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 0,01 %).
/ Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  50 g of skin whitening lotion in a white and pink plastic tube with the picture of a woman, and a pink cap.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white and pink cardboard box with the picture of a woman.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00086/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Fair & White
 
Name: Savon gomnant exfoliating soap
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  877917005608
 
Batch number:  Lot: c18G066
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 0,2 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

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:  200 g of light brown/beige skin whitening soap.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboardbox with the letters F&W as watermarks.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/00087/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: GC, Golden Care
 
Name: Extra whitening cream with fruit extracts
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  6527242266284
 
Batch number:  0334-1249999
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 4500 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin whitening cream in a small, white plastic jar.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a purple cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00088/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Fair & White
 
Name: Lait aha-2
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  87791700546
 
Batch number:  BN 180920, Exp 09/21
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 1mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

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:  485 ml of skin whitening body lotion in a white plastic bottle with orange labels.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/00089/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: V.I.P
 
Name: Face beauty cream
 
Type / number of model:  Multi Vitamin UV Protector
 
Barcode:  03332258193
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 157 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  40 g of skin whitening cream in a small white plastic jar with pink cap.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white and purple cardboard box with women's faces.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00090/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: New Face
 
Name: Whitening cream
 
Type / number of model:  Trade mark: 306749
 
Barcode:  7111906532137
 
Batch number:  306749, Mfg. Date: 15-02-2017 Exp. Date: 15-02-2019
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 25400 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  <Skin whitening cream sold in a small pink plastic jar.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box with purple labels, picture of a woman's face.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00091/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Fair One
 
Name: Natural fairness cream
 
Type / number of model:  Plus
 
Barcode:  8342740014452
 
Batch number:  CR4241, Mfg. Date: 09/2018 Best Before:08/2021
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 1,7 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  50 g of skin whitening cream in a white plastic tube with a picture of the face of a woman.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box with a picture of the face of a woman.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00092/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Seven herbal
 
Name: Ubtan
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  8964000932032, 8964008371985
 
Batch number:  213027
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 5,4 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening cream in a yellow plastic tube with picture of an Indian couple.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a gold cardboard box with picture of an Indian couple.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00093/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Diana
 
Name: Creme C.T.R.
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  5280080004005
 
Batch number:  10R06R, 180104, MAN:01/2019 EXP: 01/2021
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 13600 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  30 g of skin lightening cream sold in a small, white plastic jar with pink cap.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a dark blue cardboard box with arabic letters in white.
Country of origin:  Lebanon
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: A12/00094/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: So Clair
 
Name: Skin whitening & ligthening soap
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  8904069355884
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 1.9 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  80 g of beige/yellow soap with skin lightening properties.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a reddish-brown and beige cardboard box with the picture of a woman.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00003/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Motocross motorcycle
 
Brand: X-Pro
 
Name: Minidirtbike
 
Type / number of model:  Firefly 49cc orange, KXD708A
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  JLM20170220128, MFG Year: 2017
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire, Injuries
 
The product has sharp edges and angles. Consequently the user could become injured while riding the bike.

Accessible parts become hot during use. If touched, the user could burn.

The fuel shut-off control is located at the carburettor intake and the vent hose of the fuel tank has no support. Consequently, fuel could leak onto hot surfaces and lead to a fire.

The speed limiting device does not work. As a result, the vehicle could reach high speeds and make the user lose control, increasing the risk of accident.
/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 16029.
 

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

 
Description:  Small motocross motorcycle (dirt bike) intended for children or persons under 90 kg weight.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
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Alert number: INFO/00005/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put one of 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 taken by economic operators: Stop of sales (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Pink soft squishy in the shape of a milk box. The product was sold online, in particular via Wish.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: INFO/00007/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rattle has protruding parts. A small child could put the protruding part in the mouth, which could block the airways and cause choking. / 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: Stop of sales (By: Other)

 
Description:  Yellow elephant rattle toy. The product was sold online, in particular via Wish.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2

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Alert number: INFO/00008/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy dinosaur
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
A short-circuit can occur, causing the toy dinosaur to overheat. A child can consequently suffer burns. / 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: Stop of sales (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Green plastic dinosaur with sound and light. The product was sold online, in particular via Wish.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00066/19       
Category:  Pressure equipment/vessels
 
Product:  Pressure equipment
 
Brand: PVSTOP
 
Name: Solar panel fire retardant
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The opening pressure of the safety valve is higher (27 bar) than the design pressure (20 bar). / This may lead to risk of explosion and subsequent injuries.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Transportable Pressure Equipment
Directive or the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver-colored pressure equipment wit a black hose. White label.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Australia
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 2