Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 42 (Published on: 19/10/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1516/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: NUCLEAR GREEN
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot No 03/22/17
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 17 mg/kg) and o-toluidine (measured value: 53mg/kg).
These aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and Permanent Make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle with black cap containing 30 ml of green pigment.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1517/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World Famous Tattoo Ink
 
Name: Vegas Green
 
Type / number of model:  REF. WFVG1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT. WFVG171702 BATCH. B16289
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value: 28 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine can cause cancer.
The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle with black cap containing dark green pigment.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1523/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 4008
 
Type / number of model:  Type-aproval number: E2*2007/46*0115*04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 8 July 2014 and 23 December 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to non-compliant piston assembly, the adjustment mechanism in the rear brake caliper might malfunction.
As a consequence, the parking brake could become less effective or ineffective, which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: JAS.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1524/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: XC40
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*3146*02; Type: 536
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 20 June 2018 and 21 June 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A faulty rear seat-back locking mechanism could lead to the seat back folding forward unexpectedly in the event of rapid deceleration.
As a consequence, luggage from the boot space may enter the passenger compartment, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: R89898
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1525/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X3, X4
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1797*, e1*2007/46*1881*00; Types: G3X, G4X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 15 April 2018 and 27 June 2018. Recall code: 0034370200
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The coating of the rear brake caliper piston is defective, and impacts the piston movement.
This can lead to reduced brake performance, or the rear brake circuit could even fail. This increases the risk of an accident.



 

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 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1526/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X6, M7X, G5X
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0412*17, e1*2007/46*0172*10, e1*2007/46*1918 *00; type: X6, M7X, G5X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  No information
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wheel bolts may not have been correctly tightened and may consequently loosen over time and break.
As a result, the wheel could become detached from the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles produced between 12.7.2018 and 2.8.2018 are affected. Code: 0036030200 and 0034380200
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1530/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Focus
 
Type / number of model:  Ford Focus
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between Date range 16/04/2018 to 02/08/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear door latch has an incorrectly assembled spring that may cause the manual child lock to not function properly.
On enabling the child lock feature, vehicle vibrations during normal driving may lead to the child lock becoming deactivated.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1535/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Tiguan Touran
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0450*, e1*2001/116*0211*; Type: 5N, 1T
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 20 April 2015 and 7 July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Moisture can reach the LED module of the sunroof's ambient lighting which may cause a short-circuit and a build-up of heat.
If this happens, there is a risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car equipped with a panoramic sunroof with ambient lighting.Recall code: 60C9
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1512/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Facial mist sprayer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Brumifresh / Technipharm
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0550010018019, lots 1712 and 1612
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The material is not sufficiently resistant to pressure and the sprayer can explode, projecting sharp fragments into the air.
There is a risk of injuries to users.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Rechargeable, plastic, facial mist sprayer, intended to spray water droplets after manual pumping.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1515/18       
Category:  Pressure equipment/vessels
 
Product:  Pressure cooker
 
Brand: Artmétal
 
Name: Stainless steel pressure cooker
 
Type / number of model:  Les maîtres cuisiniers 9L
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire, Injuries
 
It is possible to open the pressure cooker while it is still under pressure. As a result, the user could suffer burns or injuries. Steam or liquid may also leak from the pressure cooker, extinguishing the flame of the stove. As a consequence, natural gas could then be released leading to a fire or explosion.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.
 

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

 
Description:  Nine-litre pressure cooker with stainless steel basket, for domestic use.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1518/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's fork
 
Brand: Love Mae
 
Name: Woodland Tea Party
 
Type / number of model:  LVYD002 L'heure du thé (Teatime) MAE-YD002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9350175000512
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The tips of the fork may break generating small parts.
Children may swallow these small pieces of the fork and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14372.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s fork, part of a bamboo dinner set.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

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Alert number: A12/1513/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic strings
 
Brand: Ammi
 
Name: Fils de scoubidous
 
Type / number of model:  reference 261059, model 2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700043010598
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic strings contain dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 21% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The migration of organotin compounds of the materials is too high (measured value up to 463 mg/kg). Organotins are toxic and may harm human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, 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:  Glittery, plastic strings available in two different packs of assorted colours (50 strings in each pack).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1527/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Luminous rings new children's toys flash gifts LED
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The rings contain a button cell battery. When swallowed, button cells can trigger the generation of sodium hydroxide in the body, which is highly corrosive and could lead to severe burns and tissue damage.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the products from the AliExpress marketplace (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Authority warning consumers of the risk

 
Description:  Children's plastic rings with LED light. Unpacked. The product is sold online (for example via AliExpress).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1529/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Way2Play
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  68103464
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7340075103217
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The key-ring can break generating small parts. A small child could put these pieces in the mouth, which could cause obstruction of the airways.
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)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Plastic baby toy/rattle in the form of car keys, which emits a sound; packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1532/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Jumping ball
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Jumping ball
 
Type / number of model:  VBE02031
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1014615/C06-09C05/
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic in the ball contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 39.6% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: The product listing has been removed from the AliExpress website (By: Other)

 
Description:  A small, yellow, printed jumping ball for children to bounce on. The ball is made of PVC plastic. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with a zip. The product is sold online (for example via AliExpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1533/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kewpie Doll
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 12 % by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 21.9% 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 taken by economic operators: The product listing has been removed from the AliExpress website (By: Other)

 
Description:  A small baby doll made of PVC plastic. Packaging is a transparent plastic bag without labelling. The product is sold online (for example, via AliExpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1536/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: UNIKATOY
 
Name: SLIME NEON
 
Type / number of model:  25155
 
Batch number / Barcode:  902211/1803, EAN 3831008251555
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1000 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:  Green slime in an individual plastic pot, intended for children older than 8 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

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Alert number: A12/1537/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Barrel O Slime
 
Type / number of model:  LG9018
 
Batch number / Barcode:  lot 205AO17152
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Microbiological
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 396 mg/kg mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.
Moreover, the total count of mesophilic aerobic bacteria in the product is too high (measured quantity: 300000 cfu/ml).

There is a risk of contracting infection as the product may come into contact with open wounds, mouth, hands or eyes.

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:  Transparent plastic jar containing a viscous pink paste.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1538/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Racing slime / Tyre slime
 
Type / number of model:  CTT1701005411EN
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 5300 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 which glows in the dark. The product is supplied in the shape of a tyre and is available in 6 different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1541/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Crafty hands
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GB6675-2017 GB6675-2014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 979539 605885
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The shapes and small balls in the slime are too small.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  Yellow coloured slime containing several plastic balls and shapes in suspension. Sold in a plastic round container.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1519/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls´ Bikini
 
Brand: Modern Ocean
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  04110095 ART:CR1912
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2500000050572
 
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:  Girls' bikini in blue colour. The bikini is intended for girls of 12 years old and bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1520/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' Bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  04110004 Art No:HELLO-019
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2500000049668
 
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:  Girls' bikini in white colour with floral pattern. The bikini is intended for girls of 4 years old and bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1521/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' Bikini
 
Brand: CycleBand
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CK47061
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000002671060
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings in the neck and back area. The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation or 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 with pink polka dot design. The bikini is intended for girls of 3 years old and bears functional cords to be tied at the back and around the neck.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1522/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: Tinycottons
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AW18-230-B92
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8434525063707
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstrings going around the neck 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:  Jacket in sand colour, marked with the text "Fish & Chips". The jacket has a hood with drawstrings in the neck area. It is intended for children of 12-18 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1528/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Face mask
 
Brand: Naturface
 
Name: Peel of gold mask
 
Type / number of model:  model 100 ml
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 8699300287291
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Methylisothiazolinone (MI) is listed in the ingredients of this leave-on product. MI is a sensitising agent and can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.
The product also contains an odoriferous allergen, linalool, at a level exceeding 0.001% for a leave-on product, and the presence of this substance is not indicated in the list of ingredients.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Face mask in a white tube.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1534/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Moisturising cream
 
Brand: INCA
 
Name: 1. FRUTAS CON EXTRACTO NATURAL; 2. LIMON.
 
Type / number of model:  1. Ref. 066005 - Pieza; 2. Ref. 066007 - Pieza.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. Batch: 2371 / Bar code: 8424906660052; , 2. Batch: 1016 / Bar code: 8424906660076.
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The label of the product contains Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and Methylisothiazolinone (MI). 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Moisturising cream contained in a plastic pot.1. Beige plastic pot of 200 ml;2. Yellow plastic pot of 200 ml.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1531/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger kit
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kit chargeur câble type C 1M (DC 5V 1A)
 
Type / number of model:  Reference C340
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 4057096914015
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation and the clearance / creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient.
As a consequence, there may be a short-circuit leading to a fire and accessible parts of the product may become live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  White mobile-phone charger set with mains voltage adaptors and a cigarette lighter.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1539/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug
 
Brand: Langer
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product is supplied without a cable or the relevant tools and instructions for use. As a consequence, the user may not be able to assemble or use the plug correctly. If the electrical connection is not appropriate it could lead to the product overheating.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50075.
 

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

 
Description:  2,5A plug for class II equipment. The product is for self-assembly, sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1540/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric pan
 
Brand: FIRST Austria
 
Name: Frying pan - FIRST Austria
 
Type / number of model:  FA-5109 (FH-40A)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9003898051094
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product does not bear a warning symbol for hot surfaces which could lead to a risk of burns.
The thermal protection is not appropriate and could lead to a risk of fire.
Moreover, the cable is not fixed properly and the user could get 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Electric pan for cooking pizza
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
Other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0082/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Children's Lamp
 
Brand: Milagro
 
Name: Table Lamp / Bunny
 
Type / number of model:  209
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch no.: VI-2017, EAN: 5902693732099
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is child-appealing and is not supplied with a Safe Extra-Low Voltage (SELV) transformer.
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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Portable children's lamp in the form of a rabbit; made of coloured plastic material. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A11/0086/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: Malmbergs
 
Name: Castor LED
 
Type / number of model:  Arti. no. 99 750 16
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7392529130775
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The protection against water ingress is insufficient.
The user could consequently touch 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Black and yellow LED floodlight for building sites.Packaging: White cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A11/0081/18       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder
 
Brand: Dexter
 
Name: Dexter Power
 
Type / number of model:  AG230-4 ref. 45728123
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Sold between 01.11.2017 and 25.09.2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The angle grinder's handle may detach. As a consequence, this could cause kickback or loss of control over the tool.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62841 and EN 60745.
 
 
Description:  Angle grinder, 230 mm 2100 W.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A11/0078/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Bunsen burner gauzes
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Serial numbers: CP850 - 125, CP850-150, CP850-160
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product may contain tremolite asbestos fibres. Small particles or fragments may detach during use or due to receiving an impact in storage.
Asbestos fibres can cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Metal gauze with ceramic centre used with Bunsen burner and tripod.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A11/0083/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Ladder
 
Brand: ASC Group
 
Name: Folding ladder
 
Type / number of model:  Multi-X 4x5 sports
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rigidity of the ladder is insufficient. As a consequence, it can bend or break during use causing injuries to the user.
The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding ladder (ASC Group, Multi-X 4x5 sports)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A11/0079/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: Brilliant Fireworks ApS
 
Name: Brocade Crown
 
Type / number of model:  Rocket - Category F2 Original nr. BF616
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
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 and injuries.

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:  Green rocket with a pink top.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42

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Alert number: A11/0080/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Firework
 
Brand: LCH Fireworks A/S
 
Name: Astronaut
 
Type / number of model:  Rocket - Category 2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  15-2610-004
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
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 injuries or 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 marked with Chinese symbols and the name Astronaut.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42
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Alert number: A12/1511/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Mooring rope
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MARINA MAXI
 
Type / number of model:  12-strand, UV Stabilized High grade, synthetic compound with polyester & polypropylene, white colour (6-FEET Canvas, covered and FIV Tucks with compliance to OCIMF Standards, eyes splice at both ends)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The mooring rope could part during usage.
The parted rope could hit someone from the crew of the ship, causing injuries or death.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN ISO 2307:2010 and EN ISO 1346.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Mooring rope, Diam: 52 mm, Breaking Load: 60 tons, Length: 220 m, without permanent marking.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 42