Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 31 (Published on: 03/08/2018)
Notification A12/0946/18, published in Report-2018-028, was updated at the request of the notifying authority to indicate that the product is considered to be counterfeit.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1120/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Bright Red
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: SS258, art. st1007BR; exp. date 31.07.2022
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The ink contains cadmium (measured value: 0.62 mg/kg), mercury (measured value: 0.32 mg/kg) and barium (measured value: 62 mg/kg).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Salts of barium can be absorbed from the tattoo ink and have toxic effects.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of cadmium and mercury in tattoo inks do not exceed 0.2 mg/kg and that the level of barium does not exceed 50 mg/kg.
 

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

 
Description: Bright red tattoo ink in a plastic bottle with screw top.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany

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Alert number: A12/1122/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Bright Orange
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: lot G-125, item number E081
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains lead (measured value: 14.7 mg/kg) and barium (measured value: 75 mg/kg).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Salts of barium can be absorbed from the tattoo ink and have toxic effects.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the level of barium not exceed 50 mg/kg.
 

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

 
Description: Bright Orange ink, plastic bottle with srcew top, 30 ml, MPG date 03.2017, exp. date 03. 2020,
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1069/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: La Ormiga
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  and 180156221 , 1820156207, Ref 1820156205,
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435506246102, , 8435506246195 , and 8435506246331
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The buttons come off easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put the buttons in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Clothing set for babies consisting of a dress with shorts or trousers in floral pattern. Different sets available. Size: 12 months to 3 years.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1106/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Deco
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 18/330
 
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode: 1601720183302
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The blouse has drawstrings in the waist area.
These 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of two parts – a pair of trousers and a blouse intended for children aged 6-24 months, with a cord in the waist area of the tunic which is not fixed and whose length exceeds 14 cm.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1108/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' outfit
 
Brand: Beyaz bebek
 
Name: Güpürlü Çıtçıtli Badi
 
Type / number of model: 802
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8 678678678023
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small pearl can easily become detached.
A young child may put this small part in the mouth, which could as a result obstruct the airways.
 

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

 
Description: Baby's outfit with skirt for children up to 3 years old, with glued pearl in the middle of clothing
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1114/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Jacket
 
Brand: Zeeman
 
Name: Children’s Hoody
 
Type / number of model: 3538
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The jacket contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amines 3,3'-dimethoxybenzidine (measured concentration: >100 mg/kg) and benzidine (measured concentration: 75 mg/kg).
When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin.
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Jacket with hood (with ears and eyes) for children. Available in different colours and patterns.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1116/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: Hoppi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The small pearl can easily become detached.
A young child may put this small part in the mouth, which could as a result block the airways.
 

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

 
Description: Babies' clothing set of two pieces intended for children under 3 years old, with ribbon attached with golden edging and glued pearl on the front of the blouse
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1117/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Babies' dress
 
Brand: Minicix
 
Name: Güpür Yakali Elbise
 
Type / number of model: code: 607
 
Batch number / Barcode: bar code: 6 0760085211001
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The decorative rhinestone can easily become detached.
A young child may put this small pars in the mouth, which could as a result block the airways.
 

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

 
Description: Dress for children up to 3 years of age, with roses and a tulle flower with a rhinestone, attached to a metallic element
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1129/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: La Ormiga
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref 1820156210
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435506246249
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The buttons come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the buttons in the mouth, they could block the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Floral dress for girls, size 3.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1094/18       
Category: Construction products
 
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Czujnik czadu
 
Type / number of model: DETC-01
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902115406836
 
Risk type: Asphyxiation
 
The device is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.
The product poses a risk of CO poisoning.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description: Battery-powered carbon monoxide detector (CO detector). Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1061/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Carotone
 
Name: Light & Natural brightening cream
 
Type / number of model: 6182000100493
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The skin cream contains hydroquinone (2 % by weight ).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

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: Skin lightening cream in a yellow and orange jar with orange screwcap
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1064/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening product
 
Brand: CT+
 
Name: Clear Therapy, extra lightening lotion
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100533132
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The skin cream contains hydroquinone (max. 2 %).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritations and dermatitis.

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: Skin lightening cream in a white 250ml bottle with black labelling.
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1065/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Caro White
 
Name: Lightening beauty cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The skin cream contains hydroquinone (max. 2%).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

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: Skin lightening cream in an orange and white jar with an orange screwcap
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1097/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair gel
 
Brand: EDITT COSMETICS
 
Name: Hair gel With PRO – Vitamin B5 – gél na vlasy
 
Type / number of model: 08176747, best used before the end: 06 2020, 5 904215 406747
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Gel in 500 ml tubes, in different colours
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1099/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Teeth whitening product
 
Brand: niceEshop
 
Name: Kit de 15 Pcs Blanchiment des Dents
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration 6% by weight).
At high concentrations it causes skin irritation and it is harmful if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Removal of the product listing from the Amazon website

 
Description: 15-piece teeth whitening kit. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the Amazon marketplace).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1105/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Teeth whitening product
 
Brand: Dazzling White
 
Name: Instant whitening pen
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration: 7.9% by weight).
Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

This product does not comply with the cosmetic regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Brush-pen for teeth whitening purpose in a blister pack. The product has been sold on the WISH marketplace. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1113/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Skin cream
 
Brand: Diana
 
Name: Beauty Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch number: 160213 Bar Code: 5280080004401
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Packaging: Diana Beauty Cream, blue box with white print
Country of origin: Lebanon
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1118/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair Cream
 
Brand: D.FI
 
Name: De-Frizz + Tame
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 669326080634
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
This leave-on hair product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: 250ml black tube with white and yellow print
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1119/18       
Category: Cosmetics
 
Product: Hair Cream
 
Brand: D.FI
 
Name: Volume Cream
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Bar Code: 669316069172
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
This leave-on hair product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Volume Cream 200 ml black tube with white and red print
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1075/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: USB power supply
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: CG-3400A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts or arcing could lead to a fire.

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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description: AC/DC Adaptor with USB. No individual packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1083/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Power supply
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 500mA Power Adaptor
 
Type / number of model: M1-PSU4-5A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 913180211A
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
Electrical breakdown during use could lead to a fire or to the user receiving an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description: Power supply, output 12 V DC, packed in a brown cardboard box .
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1088/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: GK Power
 
Name: WORLDWIDE TRAVEL ADAPTOR
 
Type / number of model: ADD-02 (ON THE PACKAGE)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 52900966020418
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live pins are accessible when the adapter is plugged into a socket outlet.
The user could touch the live pins.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description: Universal Travel adaptor. Packaged in blister packaging.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1102/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Mains socket tester
 
Brand: Axxel
 
Name: Schuko testeri
 
Type / number of model: EM908 / 8068
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6438152080689
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the product is inadequate
The user can receive an electric shock from live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61010 .
 

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

 
Description: Mains socket tester, sold in a blister package.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1103/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Extension lead
 
Brand: ANTE
 
Name: Bloco de tomadas
 
Type / number of model: Model 106B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The shutters on the socket outlets are inadequate.
The user could access live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description: Extension lead with 6 socket outlets.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1121/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Multiplug
 
Brand: FAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: F32
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8699292410325
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live parts of the product can be accessible.
Users might suffer an electric shock if touching live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description: Electric multi-plug with 5 socket outlets, without earthing contacts.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1076/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Davieslee Or Byzantin jewellery for men
 
Type / number of model: KN61_22, PO0571802080010 and D14 (necklace); KP378, P (pendant)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (value: 1.7 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the WISH website

 
Description: Men's necklace with a pendant in the form of a cross made of black and grey metal. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1077/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Jewellery set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pearl Crystal Wedding Jewelry Set Elegant Pearl
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 78% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the WISH website

 
Description: Jewellery set (earrings and necklace) made of gold-coloured metal with decorative beads. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1078/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rhinestone Cute Little Panda
 
Type / number of model: SH-JY-364
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 70% by weight ).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the WISH website

 
Description: Necklace with a panda-shaped pendant made of grey metal, attached to a cardboard with the words ‘Fashion jewelry’. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1079/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Charm Statement Crystal Pendant
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 74% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the WISH website

 
Description: Necklace consisting of a silver-coloured chain with pendants in the shape of flowers with a blue rhinestone. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1080/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 2017 imitation jewellery men’s ring
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 82% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the WISH website

 
Description: Men's metallic, silver-coloured ring (size 8) with a raised middle finger. The ring comes in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1081/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Set of three bracelets
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 4 Styles! 3pcs Charm Women Bracelet
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains lead and cadmium (measured values up to 3.2% by weight and 63 % by weight respectively).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the WISH website

 
Description: Set of 3 different coloured bracelets, each with a pendant. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1082/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Jewellery set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bride's Butterfly Flower Rhinestone Pendant
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value up to 85% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the WISH website

 
Description: Silver-coloured, metallic jewellery set (necklace and earrings) presented on white cardboard bearing the wording ‘Fashion Jewelry’. It comes in a transparent bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1085/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Wristwatch
 
Brand: Infinity man
 
Name: Armbanduhr
 
Type / number of model: Infinity man wristwatch, order 17932200.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2000004490355
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (measured value up to 2.8 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Silver-coloured, metallic wristwatch, packed in a transparent plastic box with printed cardboard.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1107/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Wristwatch
 
Brand: Infinity woman
 
Name: Armbanduhr
 
Type / number of model: Infinity woman wristwatch, order 17892000
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2000004177645
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the strap of the watch is too high (value: up to 3.12 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

Company recall page: 

 
Description: Gold-coloured, shiny metal wrist-strap comprising individual links, folding-clasp closure, watch, packaged in a transparent plastic box, on a printed card base.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1124/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Ankle bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ILOVEDIY Anklet Bracelet de Cheville Argent Indien
 
Type / number of model: A9573, F1-07-06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The pendant contains Cadmium (measured value 89% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer,sensitisation and allergic skin reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Ankle bracelet in silver-coloured metal consisting of several thin chain connected through a pendant with metal engraving and two turcoise rhinestone. The product has been sold online (e.g. on Amazon).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1125/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Style vintage look rétro goldone tribal
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk it releases 1.09 µg/cm²/week nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.
Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the eBAY website, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Fashion jewellery necklace. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the eBay marketplace).
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1126/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Pendant
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SUN Pendant 925 Silver Plated
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value 0.041% by weight) and releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 12 µg/cm²/ week).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the eBAY website, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Silver pendant for necklace in the shape of the sun with a rhinestone in the centre. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the eBay marketplace).
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1086/18       
Category: Lighters
 
Product: Novelty lighter
 
Brand: MXM China
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: P10-X08
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description: Refillable, lipstick-shaped lighters, approx. 8 cm long, black, white or pink, spotted.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1090/18       
Category: Lighting chains
 
Product: Lighting chain
 
Brand: Handson
 
Name: 100 mini kerstverlichting
 
Type / number of model: Article 471.135
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8711247856320; 2017 on label product
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical contacts can come loose, leaving live parts accessible.
The user could suffer an electric shock while changing a light in the chain.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Lighting chain with 100 lamps in a green cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1089/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Panel Light
 
Type / number of model: Light: 6W LED Panel Light; Power supply: HJY5-7x1W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the power supply is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

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

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

 
Description: LED light supplied with a power supply and sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1112/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Bicycle LED lamp and charger
 
Brand: Spanninga
 
Name: Thor 800
 
Type / number of model: THOR-800 HM-084-1000 (battery charger)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8715117022419
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The lacquer insulated primary coil of the charger transformer is touching the lacquer insulated secondary coil.
The accessible secondary circuit can become live.

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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description: Bicycle LED lamp supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a red-white cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1084/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Ducati
 
Name: Panigale
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e49*168/2013*00037*; Type: DA
 
Batch number / Barcode: The motorcycles concerned were manufactured in 2018.
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Fuel may leak from the fuel tank.
This could lead 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 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1091/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Proace
 
Type / number of model: Vehicles with 2.0L diesel engine
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 2 May 2018 and 2 June 2018
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
An oil plug located on the side of the engine may not be properly tightened.
Engine oil could consequently leak and fall onto the road posing a risk for following traffic.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1096/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: ASX, Outlander, Outlander PHEV
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0406*20, e1*2001/116*0406*19, e1*2007/46*0368*05, e1*2007/46*0368*08, e1*2001/116*0406*16, e1*2001/116*0406*21, e1*2007/46*0368*04, e1*2007/46*0368*07, Type: GA0W, GF0W, GG0W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Model years: 2013 - 2016 (ASX), 2013 - 2016 (Outlander), 2014 - 2016 (Outlander PHEV).
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The parking brake lever shaft might be stuck due to corrosion or/and the auto-adjuster of the rear brake piston assembly might be inoperative.
The parking brake might work with lower efficiency or might be inoperative.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Iceland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1109/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008
 
Type / number of model: e22007/46*0534*04, e2*2007*46*0534*05, e2*2007/46*0534*06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured on 6 June 2018
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Several components of the chassis may not be correctly tightened.
This could affect the suspension and the steering.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1111/18       
Category: Other
 
Product: Solder
 
Brand: Tubman
 
Name: Juotostina 60 % Tina, 40 % Lyijy
 
Type / number of model: Wire diameter: 0,8 mm Weight of the product: 100 g.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Articel number: 30-9565
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains lead (value: 40% by weight) while it is not correctly labelled for restriction to professional users.
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Metallic soldering wire on a green coil.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1058/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wind-up toys
 
Brand:  Tiger
 
Name: wind me up!
 
Type / number of model: Ref.: 3001171. Batch: 90066.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 200030011711
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The chick’s comb and the rabbit’s ears come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small part in the mouth, it could block the child’s airways.

he 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: Wind-up chick and rabbit with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1059/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Felt-tip pens
 
Brand: GOLIATH
 
Name: SCENTOS - Scented Markers
 
Type / number of model: 35225.048
 
Batch number / Barcode: 021709
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The water melon-scented pen contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.025% by weight). In addition, the strawberry-scented pen contains the fragrance benzyl benzoate (measured value: 0.02% by weight) while this substance is not indicated in the list of ingredients.
These substances can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, especially if consumers are not made aware of their presence through the list of ingredients.

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

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

 
Description: Packet of 8 scented felt-tip pens.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1060/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wind-up toy
 
Brand:  Toinsa
 
Name: ‘SPRITE’ turtle and ‘GOOD LUCKY’ elephant
 
Type / number of model: Ref 03-8280 and 03-8686
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8349000382801 and 8349000386861
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Both the winder of the turtle and the elephant’s trunk come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small part in the mouth, 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: Small yellow wind-up toys in the shape of a turtle and an elephant.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1066/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wind-up bath toys
 
Brand:  Amatoys
 
Name: BathToys / Taking a Bath"
 
Type / number of model: Ref 40827 555, 40829 556 and 40830 527
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234988602, 8435234988619 and 8435234988626
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The winder comes off the toy, generating a small part.
If a child puts the small part in the mouth, 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: Wind-up bath toys in different shapes (turtle, fish, crocodile). Supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1067/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Squeezable ball
 
Brand: Interibi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ref 698102090
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Microbiological
 
The total count of mesophilic aerobic bacteria in the liquid is too high (measured quantity: 400000 cfu/ml).
There is a risk of contracting infection as the liquid may come into contact with open wounds, mouth, hands or eyes.

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

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

 
Description: Squeezable plastic ball with a face on it, containing a liquid which comes out when the ball is squeezed (smiley appears to vomit). Supplied in a hard plastic ball.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1068/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Puffer toys with batteries
 
Brand: Interibi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ref 698104290, 698101790
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The plastic spikes on the toy come off easily and are small parts.
If a child puts the spikes in its mouth, they may 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: Puffer ball toys in different forms (bear and worm) with batteries.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1070/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Yo-Yo ball
 
Brand: Somi Milena
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref 6200, 6201 and 6202
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8410213636200, 8410210626201 and 8410213926202
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The cord attached to the ball is too long.
The cord could wrap around a child's neck, causing strangulation.

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: Rubber balls with a cord (yo-yo balls).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1071/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Tea set
 
Brand: KE GUAY
 
Name: Luci - Kitchen and Tea Set
 
Type / number of model: Ref 71758 (JJ533B-5/6)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8430373019569
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The top of the lid of the coffee pot comes off easily, generating a small part.
If a child puts the small part in its mouth, 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: Tea set with various utensils, packaged in a cardboard box with a window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1072/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy fishing set
 
Brand: SAMEFA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: ref. 4812
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435114948122
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The toy contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux which can easily become detached.
If a child swallowed the magnet and other metallic objects, these could attract each other, leading to intestinal obstruction or perforation. In addition, if the magnet were put in the mouth, it could block the child’s airways.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic fishing set with fish of different colours and a fishing rod, containing a magnet. Blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1073/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Building blocks
 
Brand: TOINSA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 03-1414
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8349000314147
 
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
 
The bridge-shaped pieces can break, generating small parts and accessible sharp edges.
If a child put the small parts in its mouth, they could block the child’s airways and the child could also suffer injuries from the sharp edges.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic toy block set supplied in a plastic bag with handles and zip-fastener.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1074/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Yo-Yo ball
 
Brand: Chichao
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 5115003 and 5115019
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8105115003006 and 8105115019007
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
The elastic cord of the balls are too long.
It could wrap around a child's neck and cause strangulation.

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: Balls with an elastic cord, one in the shape of a football and the other with a light inside. Supplied in transparent plastic bags.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Malta

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Alert number: A12/1087/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy guitar
 
Brand: YaYa Toys / ADAR
 
Name: Guitar
 
Type / number of model: LOT NO: 9340 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901271154896
 
Risk type: Choking, Damage to hearing, Strangulation
 
Small parts can detach from the toy and the strap of the toy guitar is too long and does not have a quick release mechanism. Moreover, the sound pressure level is too high.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. If the strap is worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped. The absence of a quick release mechanism, enabling the child to detach the strap, can lead to strangulation. The excessive sound pressure level could cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description: Toy guitar with microphone, made of coloured plastic material, with strap attached, powered by batteries. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1093/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: POLESIE
 
Name: Live by playing
 
Type / number of model: art. 55378
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4810344055378
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (the figure's head) can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put this small part in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic toy plane with figurine, to be assembled.
Country of origin: Belarus
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1095/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Tip Lorry HAPPY
 
Type / number of model: NO. 8188
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902388432938
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (bee's antenna, wheels' tyres) can easily be detached from the toy.
A child may put the small part in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic toy in the shape of a bee. The toy is battery-operated (two AA-type batteries) and there is a switch button to turn it on.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1098/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bath toy set
 
Brand: PHIDAL
 
Name: L'Heure du Bain
 
Type / number of model: code CUG 129352
 
Batch number / Barcode: 9782764343876
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup on the animals can easily detach.
A small child may put it in the mouth, where it could obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Bath toy set consisting of a padded, plastic, bath book, marine animals with suction cups and a net.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1100/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Fancy-dress make-up
 
Brand: Carnival toys
 
Name: Party make up
 
Type / number of model: 2170200501
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8004761070380
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The blue colour contains aluminium (measured value: 14890 mg/kg) and the red colour contains barium (measured value: 1940 mg/kg).
Aluminium and barium are potentially toxic if ingested.

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

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

 
Description: Party make up set (4 colours: blue, red, white and black).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1101/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun set
 
Brand:  DHG / CHENGJI
 
Name: Shoot Gun
 
Type / number of model: Ref. 66991A / J-18
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8426292006506
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectile can easily detach.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Toy gun set containing a plastic toy gun, bullets with suction cups and plastic bowling pins, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1104/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic whistles
 
Brand: GAPPY PARTY
 
Name: FAVEURS
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3570701941621
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The whistles are 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Plastic bag containing four plastic whistles in different colours (pink, yellow, orange and green).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1110/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy trumpet
 
Brand: B&G International
 
Name: La Musique
 
Type / number of model: Article No: 36204
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3588270036204, Batch number: CF150046
 
Risk type: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high.
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: Retailer)

 
Description: Toy trumpet made of red and yellow hard plastic (approximately 27 cm long), in a transparent plastic packaging with cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

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Alert number: A12/1115/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Balloons
 
Brand: Folatex
 
Name: Balloons
 
Type / number of model: Orange, 10 pieces, 30 cm
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8714572081726 / 170145
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of nitrosamines (0.16 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high.
Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens 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: Transparent plastic bag containing 10 orange balloons.
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1123/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Egmont UK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article: 54985
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch number 1400744
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cup of the arrows can easily detach.
If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Bow and arrow set, including 3 arrows, in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1127/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Pencils with eraser
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: LOVELY PRINCESS
 
Type / number of model: Item No.: ERK5050LP
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0445278000039
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic coating of the pencils contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).
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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Set of 3 purple pencils with erasers on top. The erasers have the picture of a princess, a crown and a unicorn. The set is sold in transparent plastic bag that closes with paper label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1128/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Modelling clay
 
Brand: Tiger
 
Name: Skumvoks - Light Clay
 
Type / number of model: Reference: 1450921
 
Batch number / Barcode: 0200014509210
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The yellow, violet and red clay contain boron (measured value up to: 2956 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Set of five modelling clays in different colours.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1130/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy construction set
 
Brand: Teifoc, eitech
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: TEI 1001
 
Batch number / Barcode: 4250503610459
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the bricks is too high (measured value: 0.6 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

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

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

 
Description: Brick construction kit with natural materials (sugar-based mortar).
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
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Alert number: A12/1062/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGL, TGM, TGS, TGX
 
Type / number of model: various
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between June 1999 and April 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The nuts on the spring clamps may be insufficiently hardened. This may lead to a loss of pre-tension force in the screw connection and subsequent breaking of the spring clamps.
In the event of the spring clamp breaking, the axle would no longer be safely lifted. The resulting unstable driving behaviour of the vehicle poses the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1063/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Bus
 
Brand: Solaris
 
Name: Urbino
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e8*2007/46*0007*19 Type: URBINO 18
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between December 2015 and December 2017.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Cracks on the underbody in the articulation area could lead to the separation of the side-member from the cross-member on the vehicle frame.
This poses a risk to passengers.
 

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

 
Description: Bus
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 31