Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 38 (Published on: 21/09/2018)
Corrigenda:
Notification A12/0914/18 from Report-2018-028 has been updated to reflect more accurately the non-compliance and the resulting risk for consumers.
The product category in notification A11/0147/17 from Report 2017-51 has been modified at the request of the notifying country.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1339/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Accessories
 
Type / number of model:  Article N°: 815669
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 718286 066895
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (value: up to 2.7 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Ear studs fixed to a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1375/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Insect trap
 
Brand: Aries
 
Name: HoyHoy - Cockroach and silverfish trap
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4018874023076
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains diisobutyl phthalate, but lacks the authorization from REACH to be placed on the market.
This phthalate may harm the health, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Cardboard box containing a set of six cockroach traps
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1376/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Party Light
 
Type / number of model:  X000SHRIG7
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The prism hemisphere can be removed without tools simply by turning.
As a result, live parts become accessible.

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  LED part light with a prism hemisphere, a black plastic housing and wall/ceiling attachment. A remote control is included. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1329/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: LC500h
 
Type / number of model:  - Type approval number: e6*2007/46*0195 - Model Code: LC500h (GWZ100)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 August 2016 and 5 June 2018 - VIN: from JTHHY5AY#0A000106 to JTHHY5AY#0A001394 (# can be different characters, all affected)
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vehicles' electronic control unit (ECU) has been improperly programmed and the throttle is not coordinated with the transmission and gear changes.
As a consequence, when accelerating in highway driving mode, the hybrid system could shut down, causing a loss of power, which can increase the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1331/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Edge, Mondeo, S-MAX, Galaxy
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers : Mondeo: e13*2001/116*0249*30 Edge: e1*2007/46*1524*02 Galaxy: e13*2001/116*0185*25 S-MAX: e13*2001/116*0185*29
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 01/09/2014 and 20/04/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The air conditioning clutch pulley plate could become loose.
This plate could therefore detach and fall onto the road surface, posing a risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1333/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Caravan
 
Brand: Hobby
 
Name: 390, 400, 455, 460, 650, 660, 720
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0219*07, e1*2007/46*0221*08, e1*2007/46*0222*12; type: 30EG, 27EG, 19EG
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty welding in the drum brake may lead to a loss of brake function.
As a consequence, the wheel brake may be insufficiently effective in critical driving situations.
 

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

 
Description:  Caravan
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1334/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Grandland
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e2*2007/46*0597*03 Type: Z
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured on 6 June 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The axle and brake parts may not have been correctly screwed together.
This could consequently lead to loss of control over the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1335/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: MV Agusta
 
Name: F1 B1 B3
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific motorcycles built between 12/03/2018 and 30/04/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On some models the fork has an axle carrier with an excessive play of the wheel clamping screw.
This defect could cause a potential malfunction of the fork assembly, which would lead to loss of control of the vehicle during normal use.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1336/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Cascada, Zafira
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0204*33; type: P-J/SW
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 2017 and 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
There is a calibration error in the turbocharger's diagnostic monitoring which disables the turbocharger diagnostics.
In the event of damage to the turbocharger, it may overheat and lead to a fire.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1337/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-class cabriolet
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1666*05; type: R1EC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between October 2017 and November 2017 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ISOFIX console, anchoring the child seat to the car body, may not be adequate.
As a result, the child seat installed in the back seat may not be anchored as intended and in the event of an accident, the child may be injured.
 

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 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1338/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Tyres
 
Brand: Continental
 
Name: ContiPremiumContact 5
 
Type / number of model:  ECE type-approvals: R30: E4-30R-0261487; R117: E4-117R-023298 S2WR2 summer tyres 215/60 R16 99H XL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The tyres concerned were manufactured in four production weeks in 2017 with the following codes: DOT 6G5MD85Y3317 up to …3617
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A manufacturing error / material defect may lead to tread separation.
This may affect drive and control over the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Tyres
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1344/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chrysler
 
Name: Aspen, 300, 300 C
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval; type: HG and LX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were produced between 10 March 2008 and 18 December 2008.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag may cause uncontrolled inflation and the release of small metal fragments when the airbag is activated,
As a consequence, occupants may be injured.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/1353/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: Jumpy 4
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0531*00, e2*2007/46*0531*01, e2*2007/46*0531*02, e2*2007/46*0531*03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 13/11/2015 and 5/10/2017 — VIN: VF7VBBHVBFZ057902 to VF7VFAHHWHZ081658
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The tow hitch bracket can deform when it is placed under maximum pressure.
This may affect the driving behaviour of the vehicle and/or the retention of the trailer, which could lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1354/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 PICASSO II
 
Type / number of model:  Type aproval numbers: e2*2007/46*0356*09, e2*2007/46*0356*12, e2*2007/46*0356*13, e2*2007/46*256*14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured 3 March 2016 and 8 March 2018 - VIN: from VF73DAHSMGJ549462 to VF73AAHXTJJ611111 - Citroën code: GKA
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cars have an incorrect version of the engine's software, leading to errors in the cooling strategy and malfunction of the engine's "high temperature" warning system.
This could lead to unnoticed overheating of the engine, which may leak oil and also fail, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1355/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008II, 308II, 5008II
 
Type / number of model:  e2/2007/46*0534*00, e2/2007/46*0534*001 e2/2007/46*0534*02, e2/2007/46*0534*03, e2/2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0405*15, e2*2007/46*0405*16, e2*2007/46*0405*17, e2*2007/46*0405*18,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3008II: manufactured from 31/05/2016 to 06/04/2018 - VIN VF3MJAHWGS150801 to VF3MJAHWWKS004955., 308 II : manufactured from 23/02/2017 to 23/03/2018 - VIN VF3LHEHZRHS028975 to VF3LHEHZRKS001574. , 5008 II: manufactured from 5/10/2016 to 4/04/2018 - VIN VF3MJAHXHGL042040 to VF3MJAHWWKL001260.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The car has an incorrect version of the engine's software, leading to errors in the cooling strategy and malfunction of the engine's "high temperature" warning system.
This could lead to unnoticed overheating of the engine, which may leak oil and also fail, increasing the risk of accident.

 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1357/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C3-IV
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0003*50, e2*2007/46*0060*18, e2*2007/46*0060*19
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 11.1.2018 and 22.1.2018 - VIN: VF7SZHMZ6HT49819 to VF7SXHMZ6JT516423
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column assembly may not be correct.
This could lead to a loss of steering control.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1358/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: Spacetourer and Jumpy 4
 
Type / number of model:  Type aproval numbers: e2*2007/46*0440*10, e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0530*02, e2*2007/46*0530*03, e2*2007/46*0530*04, e2*2007/46*0531*01, e2*2007/46*0531*02, e2*2007/46*0531*03, e2*2007/46*0531*04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 17 February 2016 and 26 February 2018 - VIN: from VF7VEAHXHGZ004437 to VF7VEAHXHKZ000356 - Citroën code: GKG
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The van has an incorrect version of the engine's software, leading to errors in the cooling strategy and malfunction of the engine's "high temperature" warning system.
This could lead to unnoticed overheating of the engine, which may leak oil and also fail, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1359/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Traveller-Expert 4
 
Type / number of model:  Type aproval numbers: e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0532*03, e2*2007/46*0532*04, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02, e2*2007/46*0533*03, e2*2007/46*0533*04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 10 March 2016 and 24 February 2018 - VIN: from VF3VFAHXHGZ010762 to VF3VEAHXHKZ000354 - Peugeot code: JBQ
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The van has an incorrect version of the engine's software, leading to errors in the cooling strategy and malfunction of the engine's "high temperature" warning system.
This could lead to unnoticed overheating of the engine, which may leak oil and also fail, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1362/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Grandland X
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0597*03, model: AM 2018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screws on the lower shock absorber mountings have been insufficiently tightened.
This may lead to a loss of control of the vehicle.
 

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 - 38

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1363/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4 Picasso, Spacetourer, Jumpy, DS7 Crossback
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0356*14, e2*2007/46*0356*15, e2*2007/46*0530*04, e2*2007/46*531*04, e2*2007/46*601*02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  C4 Picasso manufactured 4/5/2018 to 30/5/2018, VIN VF73AAHXTJJ675847 to VF73AAHXTKJ514384; ; , DS7 Crossback manufactured 27/4/2018 to 28/5/2018, VIN VR1JJEHZRJY079141 to VR1JJEHZRKY001328, Spacetour/Jumpy manufactured 30/4, VIN VF7VFAHXHJZ045656 to VF7VEAHHWKZ001086
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cylinder-housing oil gallery plug may not have been correctly tightened.
As a consequence oil might leak which presents a skid hazard for following traffic.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1364/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 308 - 3008 - 5008 - Traveller/expert
 
Type / number of model:  3008 : e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05 308 : e2*2007/46*405*17, e2*2007/46*0405*18, 5008 : e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05 Traveller/expert : e2*2007/46*0532*04, e2*2007/46*0532*05, e2*2007/46*0533*04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3008: manufactured between 27 April 2018 and 30 May 2018 VIN: VF3MJAHWWJS184411 to VF3MJAHXVKS007901, 308: manufactured between 27 April 2018 and 30 May 2018 VIN: VF3LHAHXWJS210762 to VF3LJEHZRJS259159, 5008: manufactured between 26 April 2018 and 2 June 2018 VIN: VF3MJAHXHJL034823 to VF3MJAHWWKL003025, Traveller/Expert: manufactured between 30 April 2018 and 31 May 2018 VIN: VF3VEAHHWJZ043136 to VF3VFAHXGKZ001117
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cylinder-housing oil gallery plug may not have been correctly tightened.
As a consequence oil might leak which presents a skid hazard for following traffic.

 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1368/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Insignia B
 
Type / number of model:  - Model: Insignia B; - Model year: 2018; - EC-type approval number: e8*2007/46*0264*00, e8*2007/46*0264*01, e8*2007/46*0264*02, e8*2007/46*0264*03.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A clip of the fuel line bundle might chafe against the fuel pump hose.
This could result in fuel leaks, posing a risk of fire.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car- Recall code: 18-C-077 (E181800110).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1372/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*39-45, e1*2001/116*0464*20-22; types: 205, 205 AMG
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between January 2016 and November 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The decorative strips on the rear waist finisher have not been glued on correctly.
As a consequence they can detach, fall into the road, increasing the risk of accident of the following traffic.
 

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 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1366/18       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Children’s climbing helmet
 
Brand: BEAL
 
Name: ‘Mercury Kid’ helmet
 
Type / number of model:  size 48-58 cm
 
Batch number / Barcode:  batch MK042632516, date 7/16
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vertical impact energy absorption capacity is insufficient and the retention system is inadequate.
Consequently, the helmet does not provide sufficient protection in case of an impact and the user might suffer from head injuries.


The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 12492.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s climbing and mountaineering helmet.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1379/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: Fyrværkerieksperten A/S
 
Name: Fyrværkerens Batteri 16 skud
 
Type / number of model:  Battery of shot tubes
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number: 601510-17; Barcode: 57044777028865
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The battery is unstable and does not stay upright during functioning: it is possible that it falls on its side, shooting remaining shots from this position.
As a consequence, burning projectiles could hit persons, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery of shot tubes with 16 shot.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1332/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: Zhong Teng
 
Name: Hero - Super & Power Gun
 
Type / number of model:  Nº ZT1004 Ref. Nº 2050078516
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900851785161
 
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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun with three projectiles with suction cups, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1343/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Ride-on toy
 
Brand: Gearbox
 
Name: Kids Bicycle
 
Type / number of model:  Reference n°90383
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 4012093903836
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering tube might collapse or detach.
As a result, the child riding the toy might fall and suffer injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Ride-on toy in red/blue/yellow colours, packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1345/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: TU!Giochi
 
Name: La tribu degli Indiani
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 104831
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 79/SH Code: 8015361166601
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the product contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP)(measured values: 5.7%, 12.7% and 4.1% by weight respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system (DEHP and DBP) or the liver (DINP).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set consisting of bow, 3 arrows with suction cups, axe and a headdress with feathers, all made out of plastic. The set is sold in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1347/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Water balloons
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Waterbommen
 
Type / number of model:  LO-51202B2359-G
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8711194112012
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nitrosamines released by the balloons is too high (measured value: 0.40 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Multicoloured latex balloons packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1348/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Mermaid
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº. SN 152854
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 21% 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:  A plastic doll in the form of a mermaid with accessories (hair brush, hand mirror and handbag). The doll is sold in a blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1349/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Yo-yo wrist ball
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wrist Ball
 
Type / number of model:  TYB061
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3779012860663
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The elastic cord of the ball is too long.
During play it could wrap around the 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Rubber yo-yo ball with elastic cord, to be fixed around the wrist. They are packaged in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1350/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: ZD
 
Name: Beautiful
 
Type / number of model:  333
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 34% 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:  A plastic doll in the form of a mermaid. The doll is sold in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1356/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Bei Qi Le
 
Name: Moppet Shirley
 
Type / number of model:  Nº. 818 B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15% 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:  A plastic doll in a yellow dress with furniture and other accessories, supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1360/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Loving you
 
Type / number of model:  Nº. 2011
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: more than 17% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of two plastic dolls depicting a young girl and a woman, sold in a blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1361/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Faddism beautiful
 
Type / number of model:  Nº. 92336
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 23% 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:  A plastic doll provided with a plastic handbag and plastic pearl necklace (children's size). The set is sold in a transparent bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1365/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Water balloons
 
Brand: Tollkühn Shoppartner
 
Name: Water Balloon Pump
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 90316
 
Batch number / Barcode:  serial number: 2049403
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of N-nitrosatable substances (measured value up to: 9.5 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high.
Nitrosatable compounds can be converted into nitrosamines, which 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Balloons for making water bombs in a plastic container with a spray nozzle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1367/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pulling cracking animal
 
Type / number of model:  1220
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes can easily become detached from the toy, generating small parts.
A child could put one of the small parts into the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Wooden pull-along toy in the shape of a horse sold at markets, with no packaging and a free label attached to the horse’s neck.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1369/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress costume for babies
 
Brand: InCharacter
 
Name: Pink Elephant - Infant Costume
 
Type / number of model:  Style 16005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 43269 01529 9
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The fancy-dress costume is highly flammable.
If it catches fire, the child could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Fancy-dress elephant costume for babies, packaged in a plastic bag with hanger.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1371/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Little Cucu
 
Name: Plüss elemes játék
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  363-17103110
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes can easily detach from the soft toy, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Battery powered plush dog with plastic eyes and nose, supplied without packaging. The dog gives a barking sound by pressing his head.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1373/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Hanya
 
Name: Plush Mascot / Plüss kabala figura
 
Type / number of model:  GB3964-4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933952950021
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes and the nose can easily detach from the soft toys, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Light brown plush teddy bear wearing a red knitted sweater, decorated with a teddy bear head. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1378/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Out of the blue
 
Name: Knet-Schleim Dinosaurier
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No.: 12/2079
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029811358311; 24090
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1870 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Orange-coloured toy slime with dinosaur skeleton figurine.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Estonia, France, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1380/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lin Da Doll
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 3% by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 21% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system (DEHP) or the liver (DINP).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic doll in a blue dress with a handbag, sold in a transparent bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1346/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YES ! DO KIDS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  71390
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5299901119781
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are functional cords to be tied at the back of the bikini top and in the waist area of the bottom part.
They may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Orange-pink bikini for 7/8 year old girls. The top part has decorative and functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1351/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Sweet Secret
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NX1859
 
Batch number / Barcode:  12703231859
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The top part of the bikini has functional cords to be tied in the back area.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury.

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 with a black, blue and white check pattern intended for 6 year old girls. The top part has decorative frills and functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1370/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Child's footwear
 
Brand: superfit
 
Name: Child's sandals
 
Type / number of model:  Polly 0-00096-34
 
Batch number / Barcode:  161148/003; 9009452281532
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather of the strap is too high (measured value up to 6.8 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Child's sandals: leather uppers; lining and insole, leather, textile; outer sole, other material
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1330/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eye shadow
 
Brand: Meis
 
Name: New Attractive Fashion Color
 
Type / number of model:  MS0123S
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6950865402638
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product is microbiologically contaminated.
If used on damaged skin or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation
 

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

 
Description:  Eyeshadow in sparkling silver colour staged in a black box with transparent cap.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1352/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  18-211
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291301182112
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product does not provide protection for users due to the absence of shutters on live parts. Moreover, it does not have a fuse.
Users could therefore touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock. Also, there is no fuse for over-current protection, which could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  White travel plug adaptor with 3 pins.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1377/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Steam brush
 
Brand: SILVERCREST
 
Name: Balai vapeur
 
Type / number of model:  SDM 1500 C2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  serial number: 100328
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The outer area of the handles can break.
As a consequence, the product becomes permeable to water 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 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Steam brush
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0070/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: Fyrværkerieksperten A/S
 
Name: Big Bang
 
Type / number of model:  Rocket KAT - F2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5704777008966; Batch number: 601508-17
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The rocket ascends at an angle which is too flat and explodes at too low altitude.
Bystanders could be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Rocket
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A11/0071/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: Fyrværkerieksperten A/S
 
Name: Royal Classic Bombe
 
Type / number of model:  Rocket Kat 2 -F2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number: 601205-16; 5704777013748
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The duration of the initial fuse burning is too long and the rocket ascends at an angle which is too flat and explodes at too low altitude.
If there is a delay in the explosion, users may return to the product and could get burned by an unexpected explosion and bystanders could be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Rocket
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A11/0072/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: Jorge
 
Name: JR06
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907704103011
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The firework ascends at an angle which is too flat and explodes at too low altitude.
Bystanders could be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.


The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Rocket
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A11/0068/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: Buddy fun
 
Name: Fairy of music - Electronic organ
 
Type / number of model:  N° 88024 390-005PK
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stool of the product is unstable.
If a child sits on it, the stool could tip over causing the child to fall.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European Standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Child's electronic organ in pink and violet colours that includes a pink stool, both in plastic and sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus

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Alert number: A11/0069/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy cushion
 
Brand: Rainbow fox
 
Name: éléphant peluche coussin en jouet
 
Type / number of model:  Reference X000UBPLSN
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The seams on the belly and side of the elephant are too weak.
They could be easily opened, making the fibrous stuffing material accessible.

A child may take out the stuffing, put it in the mouth and choke on it.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Soft toy cushion in the shape of an elephant. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1340/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Truck
 
Brand: Hino
 
Name: 300 Series Euro 5
 
Type / number of model:  XZU710, XZU720, XZU730
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 26/01/2012 and 31/07/2013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to insufficient protection against moisture absorption into the propellant, the front passenger airbag may be susceptible to moisture intrusion over time.
In this instance the inflator may rupture in the event that the airbag is activated.
 

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

 
Description:  Truck
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1341/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGE
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1628*, e1*2007/46*1634*, e1*2007/46*1635*; type: SYN1Z, SZN1Z, SZN2Z
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between October 2017 and July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Drive shaft vibration may occur at speeds of over 130 km/h. This could lead to complete failure of the drive shaft.
In such cases accidents could occur, and personal injury cannot be ruled out.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1342/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGE
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1628*01, e1*2007/46*1634*01; Type: SYN1Z, SZN1Z
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty expanding lock can cause the handbrake cable to bend or break. This may result in the failure of the parking brake.
There is a risk that the vehicle may roll away even though the parking brake is applied.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38

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Alert number: A12/1374/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: Lion`s Intercity
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0101* Type: B.2007.46.008
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between June 2015 and April 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defective bracket on the side-wall connection of the passenger seat could lead to the seat coming loose.
In the event of an accident, a passenger wearing the seatbelt would not be sufficiently restrained.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 38
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Sweden