Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 44 (Published on: 02/11/2018)
Notification A12/1511/18 from Report-2018-042 has been updated to modify the name, type and model.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1612/18       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Water shoes
 
Brand: Aqua Sphere
 
Name: Beachwalker XP
 
Type / number of model:  black/silver
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: PO# 16000441 EAN: 8032621391733, 8032621391740, 8032621391757, 8032621391764, 8032621391771, 8032621391788, 8032621391795, 8032621391801
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The shoes contain the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) benz(a)anthracene (measured value 2.4 mg/kg), chrysene (measured value 1.2 mg/kg) and benzo(e)pyrene (measured value 1.3 mg/kg).
PAHs are absorbed through skin contact. These PAHs are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black/silver neoprene water shoes; no packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1606/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: CP
 
Name: 3in 1 LASER & LED LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  N°: 15441 / 101240
 
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. Product size: 7.55 cm Packaging: sold in a display box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1615/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: ZK
 
Name: 2 Function Laser & LED Light with Carabiner Clip
 
Type / number of model:  ZK-9110
 
Batch number / Barcode:  786311428893
 
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. Product size: 6.72 cm. Packaging: sold individually from a display box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1616/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FX686
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20710415
 
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:  Pen-shaped laser pointer. Packaging: sealable plastic bag. Product size: 13.3 cm
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1608/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0501*29-33, e1*2007/46*1560*02-07; types: 212, R1ES
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 11 October 2016 and 11 January 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The operation of the active bonnet may be faulty because of a wrong positioning of the sensor hose in the front bumper.
In the event of a collision with a pedestrian, the pedestrian would not be detected and the active bonnet would not be triggered. This could increase the potential risk of injury for the pedestrian.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 8891135
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1610/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Infiniti
 
Name: Q30, QX30
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*2977; Type: H15
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 18.8.2015 and 15.1.2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The description in the user manual of the child-proof lock for the rear door does not correctly indicate the locked and unlocked positions.
This could result in the user inadvertently deactivating the safety feature.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: PG8B3
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1621/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: CLA, B-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0470*19-20 Type: 245 G
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 10 January 2018 and 14 February 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The calibration of the occupant classification system for the passenger seat may not be adequate.
As a consequence, the installation of a child seat may not deactivate the passenger airbag as required. In the event of an accident, the passenger airbag could therefore be deployed. This could increase the risk of injury to a child in a rear-facing child seat.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 9192047
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1622/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: GS350, GS450h, IS350C, IS350
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval; type L10(a), S19(a), HL10(a), HS19(a), XE2(a
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 27.5.2005 and 24.12.2014.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A crack in the fuel pulsation damper may lead to a fuel leak.
Fuel leakage close to a source of ignition may increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Lexus recall code 18SMD-054 .
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1624/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: XC40
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*3146*03; type: X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 6.7.2018 and 9.8.2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
As a result of incorrect assembly, the brake pedal may move out of position.
This could lead to brake failure.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: R59899
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1631/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: C-HR
 
Type / number of model:  C-HR TMMT MY2018 // NGX10, NGX50, ZGX10, ZYX10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 18 June 2018 and 28 August 2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screws retaining the wheel bearings on the hub port of the rear axle may not have been sufficiently tightened and can become loose.
As a consequence, the screws can detach during use of the vehicle. If this occurs during rotation of the wheels, it can damage elements of the braking system on the rear axle, or may cause the wheels to detach.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1607/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Children's watch
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely Cartoon Unisex Quartz Sports Kids Wrist Wat
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible.
A child might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's watch. Packed in clear plastic, no markings. The product was sold online (for example on Wish marketplace).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1579/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high chair
 
Brand: FLEXA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  82-10020-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5706459060217
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Injuries
 
The high chair is unstable and the restraint system is inadequate.
If a small child leans to the side of the high chair, it could overturn leading to injuries. A child could also get stuck with the head between the tray and seat if the crotch strap is not fitted.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's high chair made of wood and polymer. Pre-fitted with a waist/crotch restraint system.
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1605/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Bieco
 
Name: Schnullerhalter
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 23021029, Reference: 23021862
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Ean : 4005544218627, Ean : 4005544210294
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The extremities of the product protrude.
A child could put a protruding part in the mouth, which could block the airways and cause choking.


 

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

 
Description:  Soother holder with painted wooden beads.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1618/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Cuddle nest
 
Brand: BabyDan
 
Name: Cuddle Nest Ergo
 
Type / number of model:  Cuddle Nest
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1338-2920 = 5705548035709. 1338-7820 = 5705548035709 1339-00 = 5705548035716
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The round shape of the sides and the bottom of the cuddle nest form a wedge.
If the child turns the head, it can get stuck between the side and bottom of the cuddle nest, leading to suffocation.
 

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

 
Description:  Cuddle nest that can also be used as a carrycot.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1604/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy rattle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute Animal Design Wooden Toy Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  blue rattle: (E08.4.05) 5259028.67, orange rattle: (E08.4.05) 5259028.89, red rattle: (E08.4.05) 5259028.35
 
Batch number / Barcode:  blue rattle: 19022013776157 , orange rattle: 19022013776157, red rattle: 19022013776157
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The ears and head on the top of the rattle can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The size and shape of the rattle may also cause choking.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden painted rattle with a bell inside. Sold in a clear plastic bag with no markings. The product has been sold online, in particular on the Wish website.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1609/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Barrel-o-slime
 
Type / number of model:  205AO1791 LG IMPORTS, CY-0052753 CHYK Sarl
 
Batch number / Barcode:  541324709164
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: up to 4263 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Toy slime in a cardboard box containing 12 units (2 blue, 2 red, 2 purple, 2 green, 2 black, 2 yellow) or 24 units (4 blue, 8 yellow, 6 red, 6 green)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/1617/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Princess Catherine Doll
 
Type / number of model:  N° 3011, N° MH1014040
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8418810140403
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 26 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll (approx. 30 cm tall) with long hair and a dress, available in different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1619/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic rattle
 
Brand: Funny Baby Toys
 
Name: Grzechotka
 
Type / number of model:  U906T
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901811106446
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
The toy has sharp edges.
If a child plays with the product they may cause cuts.

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:  Plastic rattle in the shape of a duck, packed in plastic bag with label attached.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1620/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mermaid Story
 
Type / number of model:  02014G
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7460801008484
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the doll's head contains (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 26% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic mermaid doll accompanied by a little plastic hair brush. Packaged in a plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1623/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: KIG
 
Name: Police, City Heros
 
Type / number of model:  Article No 301/4226
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT: 19233; 4250052690001
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily be detached from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Toy police set consisting of a toy gun, projectiles with suction cups, handcuffs, a badge, etc.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1625/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Liniex ApS
 
Name: Squeezy buddies
 
Type / number of model:  turtle; 171209
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5713396500553
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, N,N-dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone, triethylenediamine, bis (2- (dimethylamino) ethyl) ether and 1,1,4,7,7-pentamethyl-diethylenetriamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation and of liver damage.

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy (squishy) in the form of a yellow turtle, wrapped in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1626/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Liniex ApS
 
Name: Squeezy Buddies
 
Type / number of model:  Pommes frites ; 50056
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5713396500560
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, N,N-dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone, triethylenediamine, bis (2- (dimethylamino) ethyl) ether and 1,1,4,7,7-pentamethyl-diethylenetriamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation and of liver damage.

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, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Exporter, Importer)

 
Description:  Squeezable toy (squishy) in the shape of french fries, wrapped in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1627/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Hui Chen
 
Name: Squishy
 
Type / number of model:  865-805
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920182148052
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, triethylenediamine, 1,1,4,7,7-pentamethyl-diethylenetriamine and xylenes.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation, of liver damage and of effects on the nervous system.

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy (squishy) in the shape of a cat with fish, wrapped in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1628/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy, icecream
 
Type / number of model:  802708-34
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances dimethylformamide, dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone, triethylenediamine and bis (2- (dimethylamino) ethyl) ether.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation and of liver damage.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Squeezable ice-cream toy (squishy) wrapped in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1629/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy, orange cat burger
 
Type / number of model:  802708-38
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5707955029531
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, N,N-dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation and of liver damage.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Squeezable toy (squishy) in the shape of an orange burger with a cat face, wrapped in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1630/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: ORB
 
Name: Soft'n Slo Squishies
 
Type / number of model:  Donut; 51501-00-R0 2321729
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, N,N-dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone, triethylenediamine, bis (2- (dimethylamino) ethyl) ether and 1,1,4,7,7-pentamethyl-diethylenetriamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation as well as liver damage.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Purple squeezable toy (squishy) shaped like a doughnut with insects on it, wrapped in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Canada
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1632/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Hui Chen
 
Name: Squishy, Fox
 
Type / number of model:  862-802
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920182148021
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances dimethylformamide, dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone, triethylenediamine and bis (2- (dimethylamino) ethyl) ether.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation and of liver damage.

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy in the form of a fox, wrapped in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1633/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Coppenrath Verlag
 
Name: Furzschleim/ Farting putty
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029753141095
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 6799 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)

 
Description:  Putty-like slime (light green), gel mass in a plastic box, coated with colourless plastic film.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1634/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Amigazone
 
Name: Jumbo Sheep
 
Type / number of model:  SCY 80105105
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, triethylenediamine and 1,1,4,7,7-pentamethyl-diethylenetriamine as well as xylenes.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation, liver damage and effects to the nervous system.

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, The product listing has been removed from the online marketplace (By: Other)

 
Description:  Colourful squishy toy in the form of a lamb, wrapped in plastic. The product is sold online (in particular via WISH).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1635/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Dingxu’s store
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  894968 H11-02-34-1 61
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, N,N-dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation and of liver damage.


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, The product listing has been removed from the online marketplace (By: Other)

 
Description:  Squeezable toy (squishy) in the shape of a burger with a cat face, wrapped in a plastic bag. The product has been sold online (in particular via Wish).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1636/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Good Buy Mall
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LI70801007
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, N,N-dimethyl-aminoethanol, cyclohexanone and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation and of liver damage.


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, The product listing has been removed from the online marketplace (By: Other)

 
Description:  Squeezable toy (squishy) in the shape of an ice cream cone with a face, wrapped in a plastic bag. the product has been sold online (in particular via Wish).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1599/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: Zhuzhu Rabbit
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings in the neck area.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the Wish platform. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Authority warning consumers of the risk

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt and shorts. The product has been sold online (for example on the Wish marketplace).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1600/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Face mask
 
Brand: Aztec Secret Health and Beauty
 
Name: Indian Healing Clay
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  expiry dates 06/2020 and 03/2020
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The total count of aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 3600 cfu/g) and the level of mould in the product is too high.
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: The product listing has been removed from the Amazon website (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Plastic jar containing clay mask. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon and eBay).
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1601/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair dye
 
Brand: Bigen Hoyu
 
Name: Permanent Powder Hair Colour
 
Type / number of model:  58 Oriental Black
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0622 7 , 4 987205 905599
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains too much p-phenylenediamine (measured value: up to 10% by weight) and an insufficient coupling agent.
Uncoupled p-phenylenediamine is an extremely potent skin sensitiser and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Grey powder to dye hair black in a printed plastic bottle with a screw cap. Sold in a printed cardboard box with a product leaflet.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1602/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair dye
 
Brand: Bigen Hoyu
 
Name: Permanent Powder Hair Colour
 
Type / number of model:  48 Dark Chestnut
 
Batch number / Barcode:  098 1 , 4 987205 905483
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains too much p-phenylenediamine and toluene-2,5-diamine sulphate (measured values: up to 4.9% and 4.2% by weight respectively) and an insufficient coupling agent.
Uncoupled p-phenylenediamine and and toluene-2,5-diamine sulphate are extremely potent skin sensitisers and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Grey powder to dye hair dark brown, in a printed plastic bottle with a screw cap. Sold in a printed cardboard box with a product leaflet.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1603/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Moisturizing cream/gel
 
Brand: Bust Size
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4607013230729; Batch Nr. 031848
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The labelling indicates that the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI).
MI and MCI are sensitizing agents and can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitized persons.


The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Moisturizing cream/gel for the breast area in a white/blue/red 30 ml plastic tube, supplied in a white/blue/red cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1614/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair colouring product
 
Brand: Henné Souad
 
Name: Light Red
 
Type / number of model:  Product Ref: 2213.300
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number: K1367 Bar code: 3289070103003
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product is microbiologically contaminated with mesophilic aerobic bacteria, yeast and mould (measured values: 77,000 cfu/g for mesophillic aerobic bacteria and 9,000 cfu/g for yeast and mould).
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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Henna hair dye sold in a blue box with yellow and red print.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1611/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric razor
 
Brand: BOLI Razor
 
Name: Technology Quality Life
 
Type / number of model:  RSCW-6008
 
Batch number / Barcode:  29181777792
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
When connecting/disconnecting the plug to the mains, live parts are accessible.
This could result in the user getting an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Men's brown and silver-coloured, electric razor. A 2-pin plug without a cable is attached to the product (the plug is connected directly to the razor). Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1613/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric razor
 
Brand: NO ONE
 
Name: Your Best Choice
 
Type / number of model:  RSCW-V2/ZL201130129600.5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  29181777792
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
When connecting/disconnecting the plug at the mains, live parts are accessible.
This could result in the user getting an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Men's electric razor in a brown leather case. A 2-pin plug without cable is attached to the product (the plug is connected directly to the razor). The packaging is a brown cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 44