Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 40 (Published on: 05/10/2018)
Notification A11/0049/14 published in report 20-2014 of 23 May 2014 has been withdrawn at the request of the notifying authority following the Judgement of the General Court in Case T-474/15

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1458/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Skull Stud Earrings Jewelry Halloween
 
Type / number of model:  04655397
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings contain cadmium (measured value: 71 % 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Halloween jewellery. Skull-shaped, brass coloured, with little black stud earrings. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1457/18       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Pressure cooker
 
Brand: ARTHUR MARTIN
 
Name: Clic Clac Set Autocuiseur poignées rabattable
 
Type / number of model:  AM2240 4 litres AM2240 7 litres
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3508510022552
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
It is possible to open the lid of the pressure cooker while it is under pressure and the pressure cooker can become deformed.
User could suffer burns from the steam, or, liquid can leak from it and extinguish the flame of the hot plate. As a consequence natural gas could be released.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN12778.
 

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

 
Description:  4- and 7-litre pressure cookers for domestic use sold as a set. The same lid is used for both bodies.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1471/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: JD
 
Name: 2 in 1 LASER & LED LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  SIN. 2016908
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with LED light and key chain. Packaging: display box. Product size: approx 6.1 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1472/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LASER & LED LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  ZL 2008 3028 7657.6; ZL 2006 2004 1106.7
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with LED light and carabiner. Packaging: several units in a display box. Product size: 7.7 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1473/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: QD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with LED light and carabiner. The product is sold without packaging. Product size: 7.3 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1436/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Gilbert
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  47384
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7392248473849
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The lampholder insulation is inadequate and the cord anchorage is insufficient.
The user can therefore access live parts receiving 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Table lamp shaped like a cat.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1440/18       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Log splitter
 
Brand: Timco Tools
 
Name: Pikahalkomakone 7 Ton / 51cm
 
Type / number of model:  WP-7N
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The two-handed safety switch does not function correctly.
The user could trigger the splitter with only one hand while having the second hand /arm in the trajectory of the pressure plate or close to the wedge, increasing the risk of injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 609-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Electrical kinetic wedge splitter with a force of 7 tons.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1443/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Ampera-e
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1777*00 - *05; Type: 1G0F
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 27 June 2016 and 31 August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
During assembly, a foreign object may have fallen into the upper steering column jacket.
The steering column may block as a result.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: E18-180146
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1444/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Cadillac
 
Name: CT6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: E13*2007/46*1650*00-05; Type: O1SL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 2016 and 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Adhesive residue on the Isofix mounting brackets may prevent the child seat from being installed correctly.
As a consequence, the protection of the child may not be guaranteed.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18228EU
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1447/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-class, CLS, AMG GT
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0501*31-*35, e1*2007/46*1560*05-*08, e1*2007/46*1818*00-*01; Types: 212, R1ES, R1ECLS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between April 2017 and June 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The calibration of the occupant classification system for the passenger seat does not work correctly.
If a child seat is installed on the passenger seat, the airbag might not be deactivated and be deployed in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 9192046
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1448/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE, GLS
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0598*23-24, e1*2007/46*0826*11-12 Types: 166, 166 AMG
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between April 2018 and June 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The pistons on the rear axle brake callipers are inadequate.
This may lead to reduced braking performance or failure of the rear brake circuit.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 4292034
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1460/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery
 
Type / number of model:  Type Approval Numbers : Range Rover: E11*2007/46*0649; Range Rover Sport: E11*2007/46*0909; Discovery: E11*19/2011*249/2012*1247*01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 13/11/2017 and 17/03/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) feature may not activate, without a warning message informing the driver.
There is an increased risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: N227 Issue 1
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Romania, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1461/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Outlander, Outlander PHEV
 
Type / number of model:  Outlander (GF0W) Outlander PHEV (GG2W), Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0406*26, e1*2001/116*0406*25, e1*2001/116*0406*24, e1*2001/116*0406*23
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model Year: - Outlander (GF0W): 2014,5 - 2016,5 - Outlander PHEV (GG2W): 2015-2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The door lock mechanism in the door latch might not operate properly in high temperatures.
As the result the door may not be locked properly and could open while the vehicle is moving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: ENL-18-020-SR
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1462/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Outlander, Outlander PHEV, Lancer,Lancer Sportback
 
Type / number of model:  Outlander (GF0W) Outlander PHEV (GG2W) Lancer (CY0A) Lancer Sportback (CX0A), Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0441*19, e1*2001/116*0441*20, e1*2001/116*0406*22, e1*2001/116*0406*25, e1*2001/116*0406*24, e1*2001/116*0406*26, e1*2001/116*0406*21, e1*2001/116*0406*20,, e1*2001/116*0406*23
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model Year: - Outlander (GF0W): 2014,5 - 2017 - Outlander PHEV (GG2W): 2014,5-2016 - Lancer (CY0A): 2015-2016 - Lancer Sportback (CX0A): 2015-2016
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The engine control relay unit (ECU) or valve lift control relay can heat up abnormally.
As the result the engine can stall whilst driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: ENL-18-021-SR
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1464/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Tiguan Allspace
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0450*33; Type: 5N
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 15.1.2018 and 14.3.2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The lower securing eye of the rear gas-filled shock absorbers may be incorrectly welded.
As a consequence, the shock absorber attachment on the rear axle may come loose and affect vehicle handling.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 42I8
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1465/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Compass
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*4037*02; Type: MX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 12 January 2018 and 21 January 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to inadequate welding, the front transverse control arm may break.
This could consequently lead to a loss of driving stability.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Copmany recall code: U42
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1466/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Compass
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*4037*01; Type: MX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 15 December 2016 and 26 October 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The electrical connections for the daytime running lamps are inadequate and the lights may be disabled by the driver.
As a consequence, the visibility of the vehicle and its identification by other drivers may be reduced.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: T77
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1468/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: EcoSport
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number e9^2007/46*0092*17
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 02/05/2017 and 10/06/2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The lower control arm weld may not be correctly welded.
As a consequence, the front wheel assembly may hit the wheel arch, causing the front wheel to lock up, resulting in loss of steering control and motive power.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Romania, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1441/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Luggage tag
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Luggage tag, Smiley
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5037200041699
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains lead (measured value: 0.5%). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. It also contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 7.4 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Luggage tag in the shape of a yellow smiley in PVC material
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1437/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Charm Girl - Friend
 
Type / number of model:  N° 6623
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290509051978
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.1% 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories in a cardboard box with transparent cover.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1438/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Love
 
Type / number of model:  N° 669
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410115278
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 9.9% 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A baby doll in a pink plastic bath tub.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1439/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Happy Girl
 
Type / number of model:  N° 5558
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19.8 % by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.9% by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 13.3% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system or the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll in a cone-shaped cardboard package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1442/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: DRAGON
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 88067
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3613600062353
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The orange textile of the costume contains the flame retardant tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl)phosphate (TDCP) (measured value up to 21 mg/kg)
The flame retardant can be harmful to children due to its carcinogenic properties and acute toxicity.

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

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

 
Description:  Fancy-dress costume in the form of a blue dragon with orange wings, sold in transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1445/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty New Series
 
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: 28.3% 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Doll with removable soft plastic head and accessories (bicycle, helmet, two additional dresses) in colourful cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1446/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: plüss figura
 
Type / number of model:  No:0827/1400146
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8009214001461
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes and the nose 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Red plush monkey wearing glasses and a plaid tie. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1454/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Big
 
Name: roller
 
Type / number of model:  Art.Nr.800056868
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4004943568685
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering tube can become detached while the child is riding the scooter.
The child could consequently fall and get injured.

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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Green and blue, plastic, four-wheeled scooter. The scooter is packed in a cardboard box. Max load capacity: 20 kg
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1455/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: REGIO JATEK
 
Name: lábbal hajtható kismotor
 
Type / number of model:  Art.3743
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4823037603473
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column can break while the child is riding the scooter.
As a result, the child could fall off and get injured.

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A four-wheeled, plastic scooter imitating a snake, in green and orange colours with a foldable steering column.
Country of origin:  Ukraine
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1456/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SCOOTER
 
Type / number of model:  A5716-BH-J-006-010 (on a label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5160855320083
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column is not sufficiently resistant to load and can deform. In addition, the front wheel is too small and could get stuck in holes in the ground.
This could cause the child to lose balance and fall off, leading to injuries.

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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Foldable, two-wheeled, metal framed scooter with height adjustable handlebar, decorated with fairytale figures.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1459/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishes - Slow Rising Scented Squishy
 
Type / number of model:  Item number 67887
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5053944678878
 
Risk type:  Choking, Suffocation
 
Due to its shape, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff and the outer plastic packaging is too thin and too large.
Small parts can easily be detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke. If a child plays with the packaging the plastic could cover the mouth and nose, blocking the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of tthe Food-imitating products directive and the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Squeezable (squishy) toy in the shape of a slice of cake, coloured pink and white with a strawberry on top.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1463/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plüss kabala figurák
 
Type / number of model:  A-20089
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6956520200892
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes, nose and the suction cup can easily detach from the 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plush teddy bear (approximately 20 cm tall) with a suction cup attached by a cord.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1474/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Scratch Europe
 
Name: Ella
 
Type / number of model:  6181009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 22154121601045 Code: 5414561810094
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The knob on the back of the dog, for playing the music, can easily detach.
A child could put it in the mouth and choke on it.

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:  Wooden pull-along toy, in the shape of a dog, with white body and pink wheels and tail. The dog can play music and has a bell at the neck.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1449/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Modern Ocean
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  04110098 ART:CR1914
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2500000050602
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are cords to be tied at the back of the garment.
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:  Blue and white striped bikini for 12-year old girls, with functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1450/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  04110003 Art No: HELLO-036
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2500000049651
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are cords to be tied at the back of the garment.
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 in light blue, yellow and pink colour. The bikini is intended for 6-year old girls and has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1451/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: VIOLETTA junior
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ARTON: BB898
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2500000052682
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are cords to be tied at the back of the garment.
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:  White and pink bikini for 11/12 year-old girls, with functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1452/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: YES!DO KIDS Collection Classic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PP3326 / 18S5B10007
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2210000280120
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a decorative ribbon to be tied at the back of the dress.
The ribbons 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:  Girls' white dress and black bolero. The skirt of the dress has a floral pattern and there are ribbons to be tied at the back. The dress is intended for girls of 18 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1469/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: RNS RONIS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones can be easily detached, generating small parts.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's sleeveless dress with small decorative rhinestones glued at the front.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1470/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Baby Dji
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The pearls on the dress can easily be detached, generating small parts.
A small child can put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's white dress with a decorative belt made up of rose-shaped flowers and white pearls.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1453/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin product
 
Brand: Danielle Laroche
 
Name: ANTI STRESS CREAM
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No. 17A0059, barcode 7290101264255
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and Methylisothiazolinone (MI) are listed in the ingredients of this leave-on product.
MI and MCI are sensitising agents and can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Cosmetic face moisturiser supplied in a white and silver cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Israel
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1467/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: UNITED
 
Name: Universal Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  UTA1647
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5709884030459
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
A Schuko-type electrical plug without a connected protective conductor could be inserted into the device.
The user can come into contact with live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  The cube-shaped travel adaptor (6.2 cm x 4.8 cm x 7.5 cm) has an extensible UK (or USA/AUS) plug secured by a sliding switch and a second extensible Euro plug. The device also incorporates a USB charging socket (5V, 1000 mA) and two replaceable fuses.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
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Alert number: A12/1434/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGA, TGS, TGX
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0229*, e4*2007/46*0231*, K681*, K685*; type: L.2007.46.00, L.2007.46.003, TGA02, TGA03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between May 2001 and July 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a limited structural durability, cracks may occur on the front-axle wheel flanges. Such cracks could result in the mounting face of the rim on the front axle rupturing completely.
This could lead to the loss of a front-axle wheel turning the vehicle uncontrollable.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1435/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros 963, Antos 963, Arocs 964
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval No. e1*2007/46*0726-043 Type:963-0-A; 963-0-B; 963-0-C; 963-0-D; 963-0-F; 963-2-A; 963-2-B; 963-2-E; 963-2-F; 963-4-A; 963-4-B; 963-4-C; 963-4-D; 963-4-E; 963-4-F; 963-7-E; 963-8-G; 96
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2017 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The outer section of the front cab air deflector may become detached from the inner section or from the vehicle.
In the worst case, the outer section may fall off increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Slovenia