Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 32 (Published on: 10/08/2018)
Notification A12/0422/17 from Report-2017-014 has been updated to indicate an extended production period and increase in the total of number of product units affected.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/1162/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World famous tattoo ink
 
Name: Black Sabbath
 
Type / number of model: lot: WFBS170506; exp date 06.11.2020.
 
Batch number / Barcode: 813082026963, batch B322587
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains barium (measured value: 92 mg/kg).
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 level of barium does not exceed 50 mg/kg.

 

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

 
Description: Black tattoo ink, in a 30 ml plastic bottle with screw top.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1174/18       
Category: Chemical products
 
Product: Drain cleaner
 
Brand: ZAPEC
 
Name: DISGORGANTE RAPIDO ZAPEC
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No: L132817 Bar code: 8007834153003
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The safety cap easily opens even with the safety seals. The product contains sulphuric acid (concentration 94% in volume), which is corrosive and causes irritation by contact, ingestion or inhalation.
A person could easily come into contact with the product leading to skin, eye and lung irritation and burns.

The product does not comply with the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulation.
 

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

 
Description: 750 ml of liquid for cleaning and unblocking drains in a yellow plastic bottle with blue cap.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1150/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Wii Bery
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 6120
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2017006120
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The decorative pearls can easily detach, generating small parts.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description: Girls' pullover with a textile appliquéd pattern on the front and decorative pearls.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1154/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's jacket
 
Brand: Nirvana
 
Name: Amazing
 
Type / number of model: Ref. SWEETY/BABY TOTAL ORDER size 5 years
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3441390062204
 
Risk type: Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings in the hood of the jacket.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description: Children's hooded fleece jacket with drawstring.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1159/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children’s trousers
 
Brand: RESERVED
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Item № LМ216–80Х, № LG053-09X
 
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 5902094599505, , 2) 5902094586673
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
There are unattached cords in the waist area.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: 1) Trousers with a cord in the waist area; 2) Denim trousers with a cord in the waist area.
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1177/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: HELLO - 028
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The bikini top bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
These cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Girl's bikini set in pink fabric with palm trees print, decorated with green frills on both top and bottom part intended for 8 years old girls The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords in the same fabric to be tied at the back area.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1178/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls’ sandals
 
Brand:  SANRIO
 
Name: Hello Kitty
 
Type / number of model: Ref. N8434
 
Batch number / Barcode: 94960406885024
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The decorations on the sandals contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: more than 20% by weight).
If a child touches and sucks the sandals, the substance enters the body. This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

 

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

 
Description: Pink sandals for girls with a cat face on the Velcro strap. Hello Kitty is marked on the insole.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1179/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: GG731
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2772903127310
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The bikini top bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
These cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: Girl's bikini set in pink fabric intended for 5/6 years old girls. The top part of the bikini set has decorative embroidery in several colours, pink fringes and and bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1180/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: EBITA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: 186315
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The dress has functional cords, to be tied at the back.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: White dress with lace decoration along with roses sketches on, for 2-year old girls. This dress has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1181/18       
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Girls' dress
 
Brand: Last Star Love
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: NA-8217
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The dress has cords to be tied at the back of the garment.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description: White dress with floral embroided pattern and pink lining, intended for girls up to 24 months. It has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1133/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: FOXNOVO
 
Name: World Travel Adapter with USB
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 888566405732
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
Live parts are accessible if the travel plug adapter is not correctly assembled (connection of the USA plug part with the UK plug part). Moreover, the insulation of the plug pins is inadequate.
Users could suffer an electric shock if touching live parts of the adapter.

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

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

 
Description: Travel adapter with USB (6 cm x 5 cm x 4.5 cm) with a UK and a USA plug. The USB power port and two indicator lights are located on the USA plug. The product has been sold online (eg. via eBay).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1148/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric iron
 
Brand: POLTI
 
Name: Vaporella Forever 615
 
Type / number of model: VAPORELLA FOREVER 615 PRO
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8007411009037; PLEU0179189053AR48
 
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
 
The plastic part of the iron can overheat and the power cable can detach from the anchoring system, leaving live parts accessible.
A user could touch the plastic part or live parts and receive burns or an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description: Steam generator iron in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1149/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Aquarium lamp
 
Brand: AQUAVIE
 
Name: LUMIVIE LED / Aquarium LED Lighting
 
Type / number of model: G2 RAN06 6W WHITE
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3700290414354
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is insufficient.
As a consequence users might receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description: LED lamp to be clipped in place above an aquarium, packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1152/18       
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Extension lead
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: DG-DM04
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3781375104122
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The socket outlets are not protected by shutters.
The user could access live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884-1.
 

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

 
Description: Red extension lead with 4 sockets (2 on each side).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1135/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Fashion necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: CHEMA ISRAEL HAMSA
 
Type / number of model: Kabbale
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.005% in weight) and lead (measured value: 74% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Silver-coloured necklace with large pendant. The pendant consists of a broad metal ring with engraved Hebrew calligraphy, around a cross with a sparkling stone in the middle . The product has been sold online (e.g. via eBAY).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1136/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Pendant
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Women Gold Plated Heart Leaf
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 81% in weight) and lead (measured value: 0.26% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

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: Gold-plated pendant in the shape of a heart with crystals in the inside. The product has been sold online (e.g. via eBAY).
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1137/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Metal bra/bikini necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Women Sexy Triangle Bra Chest Body Chain
 
Type / number of model: STKO 156022116
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value 95% by weight).
This element 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 eBay website, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Gold coloured, triangular, metal bra/bikini fastened with metal chains, packed in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via eBAY).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1138/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Bracelet
 
Brand: Souarts
 
Name: Bracelet Charm Perles Spacer Forme Raisin
 
Type / number of model: X000LV7P09
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 42% in weight) and lead (measured value: up to 8.4% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Charm bracelet comprising a metal ribbon on which several decorations are hanging. The single decorations are metal rings which can include purple crystals. The bracelet is packed in a bag and in a sleeve. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1139/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Jewellery set
 
Brand: Malloom
 
Name: Wedding Jewellery for women
 
Type / number of model: LZC51230597
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: more than 61% in weight) and lead (measured value: more than 0.065% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Jewellery set consisting of earrings and necklace in silver-coloured metal artwork with integrated crystals. The product is delivered in a bag on a yellow display with the words ‘Fashion jewelry’. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1140/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Jewellery set
 
Brand: Festoon
 
Name: Set Bijoux Paon Pourpre éMail Festoon Bib
 
Type / number of model: XYQ60319122
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 91% in weight) and releases nickel in an excessive amount (measured value: 39 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 in 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, Removal of the product listing from Amazon website

 
Description: Set consisting of necklace and earrings in silver-coloured metal made up of flowers in metal painted violet, fuchsia or pink. The set is packaged in a sachet. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1141/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Suyi
 
Name: Chaîne Sequins Multicouches Exquise Collier
 
Type / number of model: X000P3TPI3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.072% in weight) and lead (measured value: more than 0.67% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Necklace in gold-coloured metal consisting of three chains with pendants in the form of discs and rods. The necklace is packed in a sachet and a box. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1142/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Jewellery set
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: YAZILIND Femme 18K plaqué or évider Collier Boucle
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: more than 80% in weight) and lead (measured value: more than 1% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: ‘Fashion Jewelry’ set comprising earrings, a ring, a bracelet and a necklace, twisted design in golden metal with clear diamante stones. It is delivered on a cardboard base in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1143/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Indian-style earrings
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value 7% in 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 Amazon website, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Earrings with silver-coloured metal parts and nacre stones, packaged in a small and a large sachet . The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1144/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains lead (measured value: 0.5% in weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage fertility, breast-fed children or the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Ring in gold-coloured metal with diamante stones on the upper surface, presented in two layers of transparent packaging. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1145/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Aquamarine sky blue - Swarovski crystals
 
Type / number of model: C2076-OCEAN BLUE PO041801170394
 
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 Cdiscount website, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Metallic earrings, silver coloured, with blue hanging, hear-shaped crystal. Presented in a case with ‘Fashion Jewelry’ inscribed on it and in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Cdiscount).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1146/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: WTX60808484
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product the product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 4.5 μg/cm²/week).
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 Cdiscount website, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Bracelet with silver-coloured metal parts and three large turquoise beads, packed in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Cdiscount).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1147/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Necklace
 
Brand: Go4U
 
Name: Bijoux Femme Collier Chaîne Chemisier Faux
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 93% 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 Cdiscount website, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: Silver-coloured metal necklace with artwork and embedded black stones. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Cdiscount)."
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1163/18       
Category: Jewellery
 
Product: Earrings
 
Brand: L&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The earrings contain cadmium (measured value: 8.2% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description: Metal earrings with a pearl.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1151/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Carneo
 
Name: LED reflektor s pohybovym cidlom
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8588006167290
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The product has no earth connection.
This could result in an electric shock for the user.

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

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

 
Description: LED floodlight with a motion sensor, packed in a cardboard box. Dimensions: 200 x 120 x 90 mm
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1156/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Ceiling light
 
Brand: POLUX
 
Name: OPRAWA SUFITOWA
 
Type / number of model: Typ: OLAL-A1X4WWA Model: OB-B01E Index: 206855
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5903137206855, Lot: SE1309OB-1
 
Risk type: Electric shock
 
The light does not have an earth connection.
As a consequence, the device could be connected to the mains supply without an earth connection and users might receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description: LED ceiling light, packed in a cardboard box. Dimension: 86 x 85 mm
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1173/18       
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED strip light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ruban Tissu Led - 100 Lamps Led
 
Type / number of model: Warm White LED 81410092 Cold White LED 81410030
 
Batch number / Barcode: 3513170099950
 
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation, and the creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings, of the power supply unit are not sufficient.
The user could touch life parts and suffer electrical shock.

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

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

 
Description: Flexible fabric strip with 100 LED lights in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1153/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: S-Class
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0335*32-36, e1*2001/116*0396*18-20; types: 222, 217
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between August 2017 and February 2018.
 
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
 
On certain vehicles, the nuts to attach the conductor rails inside the fuse box in the boot may not have been installed.
This could lead to increased contact resistance between the conductor rails and, as a consequence, cause a fire or failure in the engine functioning, seat belt functions and the dashboard, leading to an increased risk of accident and injury.

 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1157/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Ypsilon
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*36; Type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 22 September 2017 and 28 May 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The wheel bolts have not been correctly tightened.
This may cause the wheels to detach, leading to an accident.

 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1158/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: AMG G 63
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*96/79*0064*38; Type: 463
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between December 2017 and April 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The brake calliper brackets on the rear axle may develop cracks and fail.
This could lead to a reduction in the braking performance.

 

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

 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1164/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: KIA
 
Name: Niro
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*1139*00, e4*2007/46*1139*01, e4*2007/46*1139*02
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured in 2017
 
Risk type: Fire
 
Oil might leak on the power electrode inside the hydraulic clutch actuator.
This may result in a short-circuit, leading to a fire.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1169/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: HONDA
 
Name: CRF250R
 
Type / number of model: Type: ME12
 
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects 2018 MY vehicles, produced from 06/10/2017 to 04/04/2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The clutch outer and the judder spring are inadequate.
If the motorcycle is ridden repeatedly with a high engine rpm, the clutch outer overheats and can break, which would result in an accident.
 

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

 
Description: Motorcycle.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1182/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X5, X6
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0421*10-22, e1*2007/46*0412*08-17, e1*2007/46*0454*11-22; Types: X5, X6, X-N1
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 9 June 2018 and 11 June 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The ball stud of the left wishbone (control arm) on the front axle is inadequate.
As a consequence, it could break and lead to impaired steering.

 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1184/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Stelvio
 
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0435*01 Type: 949
 
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between December 2016 and May 2018.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Water may enter the vehicle electrics.
As a consequence, various electrical functions may fail.
 

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

 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1131/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Intratuin Nederland
 
Name: Kerstdecoratie
 
Type / number of model: 0617 10007899
 
Batch number / Barcode: 2011999562965
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eye(s) of the squirrel can be easily detached, generating small parts.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: White plush toy in the shape of a squirrel.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1132/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy slime
 
Brand: LG-Imports
 
Name: Barrel O Slime
 
Type / number of model: LG9016
 
Batch number / Barcode: 205AO1774
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The slime contains boron (measured value: 1088 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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description: Red slime in a red plastic container.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1134/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy gun
 
Brand: Kai Li Toys / Superjuguete
 
Name: ‘Soft Bullet Blaster’ and ‘Dinobots’
 
Type / number of model: ref 394 and 396
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435265717813 and 8435265717790
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Two sets of toy guns with projectiles with suctions cups. One of them in the shape of a dinosaur (Triceratops) with 10 bullets. The other in the shape of a rifle with 18 bullets. Both sold in blister boxes.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1155/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: Article No: TP18-322
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8595573018320
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (eyes, nose) come off the toy.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Soft toy dog with black sunglasses and a black sheriff's hat. The toy is battery-operated.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1160/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Charm Girls
 
Name: Sofia the First
 
Type / number of model: No. 8112
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8952728811210, ITEM NO: TB-2728, 5-192-56
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.4 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll with a necklace around the neck that acts as a switch (plays and sings).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1161/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Musical toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super carousel
 
Type / number of model: NO. 500-16
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5901818044741
 
Risk type: Choking
 
Small parts (wheel, stickers) can detach from the toy.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description: Battery-operated (3 AA-batteries, not included), three-storey, musical carousel with different animal figures on horseback, and stickers made of plastic. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1165/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic ball
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pilka
 
Type / number of model: Art. nr SP863-2
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5902706302660
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The balls contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 48.9 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description: Plastic ball with rounded spikes, packed in a net bag (each bag contains 3 balls).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1166/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beatrice
 
Type / number of model: NO.B1153
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18.7 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll approx. 30 cm tall with accessories (jewellery).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1167/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautiful Fashion Girl
 
Type / number of model: 668A
 
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801008835
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19.2 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1168/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic toy dinosaur
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model: No.858
 
Batch number / Barcode: 6971345220016
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The eggs 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description: Battery-operated, plastic dinosaur with light, sound and three plastic eggs. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1175/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Beach toy set
 
Brand: Rama Tritton
 
Name: Camión playa
 
Type / number of model: ref. 29413
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8436019629413
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The lorry's wheels come off, generating small parts.
If a child put the small parts in the mouth, they could block its airways.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description: Beach toy set consisting of a lorry with accessories, supplied in a plastic net.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1176/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Set of toy cars
 
Brand: AMATOYS
 
Name: Fire
 
Type / number of model: TS35851
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234974018
 
Risk type: Choking
 
The two figures are small parts.
If a child puts the small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

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

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

 
Description: Set of toy cars and lorries with red toy figures. The product is supplied in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1183/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet the First
 
Type / number of model: NO.2098
 
Batch number / Barcode: 8595500014319, ITEM NO:bm1431K47
 
Risk type: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description: Plastic doll about 25 cm tall with long hair dressed as a princess. Available in three different versions each with a alternative dress.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1185/18       
Category: Toys
 
Product: Toy car
 
Brand: Spring Flower
 
Name: Happy Singing Trucks
 
Type / number of model: NO:7006C-3; Item No.: 7006 (on packaging) G087288-7006AC-3986 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode: 5907773976998
 
Risk type: Choking
 
A small part (metal screw) can easily be detached from the toy and the excavator's boom protrudes.
A child could put the small part or the protruding boom 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description: Friction powered excavator made of coloured plastic material. Packaged in a plastic blister.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32
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Alert number: A12/1171/18       
Category: Gas appliances and components
 
Product: Transportable gas cylinders for fire suppression
 
Brand: TYCO
 
Name: Inergen
 
Type / number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Year of manufacture: 2001
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
Fissures and corrosion inside the cylinders have weakened the steel material.
Several years after the manufacture, they can explode spontaneously when in use or in storage.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on transportable pressure equipment.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description: High-pressure steel cylinders filled with gas
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1170/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Lorry
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: HD004
 
Type / number of model: Models:TP6X2, 11MM016, 11MM036, VF611L1, VF611L3 Type approval number: e2*2007/46*0323
 
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 01/12/2014 and 17/01/2018
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The brake system has a parking brake on axles 1 and 3, but the vehicles are fitted with a parking brake only on axle 3.
There is a risk that the vehicle cannot be parked on an incline exceeding 12 % because the vehicle’s trailer brake may fail.
 

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

 
Description: Lorry
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32

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Alert number: A12/1172/18       
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Truck Tyre
 
Brand: Sava
 
Name: Avant 4+
 
Type / number of model: 295/80R22.5 152/148 M
 
Batch number / Barcode: DOT numbers (on the sidewall of the tyre): A587 FB1W 2618 or A587 FB1W 2718; mold piece code 353048.
 
Risk type: Injuries
 
The external contour of the tyres is deformed when inflated.
As a consequence, when installed in the steer position on large trucks, the vibration could lead to carcass break.
 

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

 
Description: Radial medium truck tyre.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland