Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 34 (Published on: 24/08/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1240/18       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Chimney starter
 
Brand: House
 
Name: House piippusytytin
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6412988485405
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The wooden handle of the product may come loose or break when the product is being used.
The ignition source may fall out causing fire or burns to users.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.s-kanava.fi/web/s-ryhma/uutinen/takaisinveto-house-piippusytytin-puukahvalla-musta/4610804_384136

 
Description:  Black metal chimney starter with wooden handle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1241/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Light fixture
 
Brand: HOҐOZ
 
Name: LOLLY fali, mennyezeti lámpa, fehér
 
Type / number of model:  400 XXX 110; 400 000 110/1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 999084 918552
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
When removing the lamp shade, live parts are accessible.
The user can touch these live parts and 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:  Ceiling or wall light (fixed luminaire) with an E27 cap. Packaging: transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1225/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1829*00-01; Type: F2A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 19 January 2018 and 17 April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The navigation software may be faulty, storing the wrong location of the vehicle.
As a result, when the emergency call system (eCall) is used, the location communicated to the emergency centre might not correspond to the current vehicle location. In such cases, emergency services would not be correctly directed to the vehicle.
 

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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1226/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*98/14*0188*00-10; Type: GG/GY
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 3 June 2002 and 31 June 2005.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to excessive internal pressure, the housing of the driver airbag gas generator can burst when the airbag is activated.
This can cause the occupants of the vehicle to be injured by metal splinters.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.Recall codes: AF037J and AF037K
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1229/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354; e1*2007/46*0294, *0296, *0300, *0301, *1760, *1761, *1762, 1763; types: 906 AC 35, 906BA50, 906BB50, 906BA35, 906BB35, KL3A4, FL3A4, KL3A5, FL3A5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 4 December 2017 and 28 May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a faulty software, the backlighting of the hazard warning switch may be deactivated.
The switch is therefore poorly visible in darkness. This could result in an increased accident risk.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1235/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Camper van
 
Brand: VW/VW commercial vehicles
 
Name: T5, T6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0220*; e1*2001/116*0289*; types: 7HC, 7HMA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  California vehicle models with built-in kitchen produced between 14/1/2015 and 19/5/2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screw connections in the gas installation of the built-in kitchen may be inadequate.
As a consequence, gas may leak and, due to poor ventilation, an explosion cannot be ruled out if an ignition source is simultaneously present.

 

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

 
Description:  Camper van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1243/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Seat
 
Name: Ibiza
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e9*2007/46*3134 Type: KJ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected are powered by compressed natural and were manufactured in 2018.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The nuts of the gas pipes may not be sufficiently tigthened, causing a leak of gas.
In the presence of an ignition source, the gas may ignite.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1236/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby blanket
 
Brand: HEMA
 
Name: Blanket cot animal face
 
Type / number of model:  Artikel code 33.32.8025
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The thread can easily loosen from the edge of the blanket.
It could get wrapped around a child's limbs or neck, resulting in injuries or strangulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby blanket in grey with an image of a cat face. Along the edge the blanket is trimmed with a white decorative stitching. Dimensions: 100 x 150 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1224/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FASHION GO Shopping
 
Type / number of model:  NO.032
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 12.7 % by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.16% by weight).
These phthalates 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 with accessories, supplied in a colourful cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1227/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Hayley / Daffi
 
Name: Vogue lovely girl
 
Type / number of model:  B-624 (on attached label) No.HB879 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5905422026247
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's leg contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 1.2 % 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 plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1231/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wax crayons
 
Brand: Rubeez
 
Name: Crayon Rocks
 
Type / number of model:  CR.CMU.16
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3806369490615
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of aluminium from the dark blue crayon is too high (measured value: 8,992 mg/kg).
Aluminium is 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Cardboard box containing a small textile bag of wax crayons in different colours in the form of small pebbles, with cardboard, cut-out shapes and a multi-coloured crayon.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1232/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Toi-toys
 
Name: Slime animal
 
Type / number of model:  article number 35488
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8714627354881, batch number 815057
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: 529 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:  Toy slime with a flexible, plastic octopus figurine.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1233/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby book with light
 
Brand: Toi-Toys
 
Name: Belly Bear
 
Type / number of model:  71641
 
Batch number / Barcode:  814030 / 8714627716412
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
When swallowed, button cells can trigger the generation of sodium hydroxide in the body. Sodium Hydroxide is a highly corrosive substance. Exposure to sodium hydroxide leads to severe burns and tissue damage.
Moreover, the button batteries and a piece of foam rubber can be easily detached from the toy. A small child could put either of them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic book with pictures of animals for babies. Inside one of the pages there is a case with two button cells CR 1220. The product packaging reads "Battery powered 3 x Button Cell LR55".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1234/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Flypop's, MGM
 
Name: Slim'pop - Pâte gluante
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3301040310751, CF18006-D-031075
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: 3151 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Toy slime in a plastic pot of approximately 300 g with a cardboard packagin. Available in green, blue, red, yellow.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1239/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons
 
Brand: Haza Original
 
Name: Party the Factory
 
Type / number of model:  Purple 30 cm 446731
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Ean 8711319467317
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nitrosamines released by the balloons is too high (measured value up to 0.36 mg/kg).
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 (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  100 purple balloons in transparent and blue packaging.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1244/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: P.H. Kris TAEM
 
Name: Funny Toys / Kogut pchacz
 
Type / number of model:  ITM.NO.00-58269 (on packaging) NO.318-1 (on a product)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906160158269
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small plastic parts (wheel pins, cylindrical elements on the rooster's tail and on the rod) can easily be detached 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic, rooster-shaped push-along toy. Packaged in plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1217/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AA111
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5553724141115
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bikini top bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
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:  Bikini intended for 8/10 year old girls. Both parts have multicoloured zigzag line patterns. The upper part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1218/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: G. S. KALLI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.
In addition, the drawstrings in the waist area are too long and could 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:  Blue sweatshirt with white stripes on the sleeves and pockets, intended for 8 year old children. This garment bears functional cords, with free ends, along with 3D embellishments, in the neck and waist area.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1219/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' shorts
 
Brand: BOY & STUDIO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  H6876
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are functional cords on the lower hems that hang below the crotch.
The 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:  Shorts for children up to 4 years. The garment has functional cords at the lower edge, hanging below the crotch.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1220/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand:  MONNALISA
 
Name: Beach
 
Type / number of model:  ART 9021, MOD 999000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  999990149299
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.
In addition, the drawstrings going around the back are too long and could become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Bikini set intended for 3 year old girls. The garment has a multicoloured, floral pattern and bears functional cords on the upper and lower part to be tied at the neck and back area respectively.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Italy

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Alert number: A12/1221/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HELLO -019
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The top part of the bikini set has functional cords to be tied at the back area.
The 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:  Bikini intended for 4 year old girls. Both upper and lower parts of the set are pink and decorated with frills and flower shapes. The upper part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1222/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' jumpsuit
 
Brand: DANSHAN / TAOSHUANG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YIDENGPIN - G53075006
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional cords in the waist area are too long.
The 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:  Short denim jumpsuit for 4 year old girls. This garment has functional cords with three dimensional embellishments in the waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1223/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: YES ! DO KIDS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YES - 070
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The garment is produced with functional cords with free ends in the upper area to be tied around the neck.
The cords in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Girls' floral swimsuit, intended for 7/8 year olds, decorated with tassel trims in the waist area. This bathing suit bears functional cords with free ends to be tied in the upper neck area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1228/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: SENIOR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  art. AB-CDS05
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
The drawstrings may become trapped during varous activities of the child, leading to strangulation.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirt with different patterns (elephant head or sunglasses) and with drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1238/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Scarf
 
Brand: A + more
 
Name: Cashmy
 
Type / number of model:  Style 1810
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1234567323671
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The scarf contains azo dyes releasing 790 mg/kg of benzidine.
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  A dark blue cashmere scarf.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34

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Alert number: A12/1237/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Baby Lotion
 
Brand: Pr.FRANCOISE BEDON Paris
 
Name: Lait de toilette Hydratant pour Bébé
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 216/06/17/10 Barcode: 3 045050 086277
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and Methylisothiazolinone (MI) are listed in the ingredients of this leave-on product.
MI and MCI are sensitizing agents and 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Moisturising lotion intended for use when changing a baby. Packaged in a white 1000ml bottle with a white cap. The text on the product is in English and French.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
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Alert number: A12/1230/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Commercial vehicle/heavy goods vehicle
 
Brand: Multicar
 
Name: Hako
 
Type / number of model:  Multicar M31 = e1*2007/46*1136*00 Multicar M30 (FUMO) = e1*2007/46*0493*01 Multicar M27 = e1*19/2011*249/2012*0032*00 Typ: M27, M31, M30 (Fumo)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 2010 and 2014 are affected. Only vehicles equipped with Euro V engines.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ABS may be activated inadvertently when starting on a slippery slope, with the car moving backwards and the brake pedal is locked.
In this operating state it is not possible to initiate service braking for about 3 sec. This could lead to an increased risk of accident and injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Commercial vehicle/heavy goods vehicle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1242/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Commercial vehicle / Heavy goods vehicle
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Crafter NF
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1616, e1*2007/46*1621 Type: SYN2Z, SZN1Z
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 23 February 2018 and 12 March 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The actuator is inadequate and the handbrake cables are incorrectly positioned.
As a result, the cables can slip and bend when the parking brake is applied, causing them to tear over time.
 

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

 
Description:  Commercial vehicle / Heavy goods vehicle
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 34