Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 45 (Published on: 09/11/2018)
Corrigenda : Notification A12/0324/18 from report 2018-009 and Notifications A12/0346/18, A12/0348/18, A12/0353/18 from report 2018-010 have been updated to improve identification of the affected products (batch number and date of manufacture have been added).
Notification A12/1514/18 from Report-2018-042 has been downgraded at the request of the notifying Member State after re-assessment of the risk. The risk is considered less than serious (new number A11/0086/18).

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1640/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Lolilota
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  17CDE02 195250
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains lead (measured value: 14% by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health as it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Dangling earrings, made of wood and silver-coloured metal.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1641/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Lime Green
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  batch 30.09.15
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 33.8 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine 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:  30 ml bottle of green tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1651/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: ASX, Eclipse Cross, Outlander, Outlander PHEV
 
Type / number of model:  ASX (GA0W) Eclipse Cross (GK1W) Outlander (GF0W) Outlander PHEV (GG2W), Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0368*19, e1*2007/46*1769*01, e1*2007/46*0368*16, e1*2007/46*0368*15, e1*2007/46*0368*13, e1*2001/116*0406*28, e1*2001/116*0406*27, e1*2007/46*1769*00.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model Year: - 2018 (ASX, Eclipse Sport) - 2017 - 2018 (Outlander, Outlander PHEV).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The software in the Active Stability Control (ASC) system may be faulty.
As a consequence, the adaptive cruise control (ACC), forward - collision mitigation (FCM) and anti-lock braking system (ABS) may not work properly which may lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: ENL-18-026-SR
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1652/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Vivaro
 
Type / number of model:  Type number: e1*98/14*0170*42 Type: X83
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between March 2017 and July 2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Some components of the strap guiding rail may not have been accurately produced.
As a consequence, the protective function of the safety belt in the third row of seats may not be guaranteed.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: E181803000 (18-C-102)
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1657/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Mustang
 
Type / number of model:  EC type approval number : e13*2007/46*1551*06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 23/05/2017 and 20/06/2018
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The battery wiring harness in the engine compartment may have been incorrectly installed, potentially causing the battery cable to contact the exhaust manifold.
Contact could result in non start, smoke from the engine compartment and may lead to fire.
 

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:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1658/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: ASX, Eclipse Cross, Outlander, Outlander PHEV
 
Type / number of model:  ASX (GA0W) Eclipse Cross (GK1W) Outlander (GF0W) Outlander PHEV (GG2W), Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0406*28, e1*2007/46*1769*01, e1*2007/46*0368*19, e1*2007/46*0368*15, e1*2001/116*0406*27, e1*2007/46*1769*00.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model Year: - ASX: 2018 - 2019, - Eclipse Cross: 2018 - 2018.5, - Outlander: 2017 - 2018, - Outlander PHEV: 2017 - 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The software of the forward-collision mitigation (FCM) system of the engine control unit (ECU) may be faulty.
As a consequence, the FCM-ECU software may activate the brake for longer than necessary and the driver may react by applying additional braking. The resulting rapid deceleration of the vehicle can increase the risk of rear-end collision.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: ENL-18-027-SR
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1659/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ferrari
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model:  458 Italia – 458 Spider – 458 Speciale - California – FF – F12 Berlinetta
 
Batch number / Barcode:  from ZFFLJ65B000161035 to ZFF68NHC000198576
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A component in the front side passenger airbag system may be inadequate and cause breakage of the inflator.
As a result, the front side passenger airbag may activate incorrectly.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code RC60.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1642/18       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Novelty pens and highlighters
 
Brand: GOGOPO
 
Name: Lipstick pens and lipstick highlighters
 
Type / number of model:  GP007; GP008
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
There are no ventilation holes or ventilation design features in the caps of the pens.
A child might put the cap into the mouth where it could get stuck, leading to suffocation.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard BS 7272.
 

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

 
Description:  Two packs of novelty pens resembling a lipstick container. The pens are packaged in a small, clear plastic, zip-lock bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1644/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Spongebob Squarepants
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0611138274135
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheel is too small and could get stuck if ridden over holes in the ground.
This may cause the child to fall and suffer injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy scooter with images of a cartoon character, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1647/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electronic organ - musical learning keyboard
 
Type / number of model:  00312414
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8592190124144, Batch n° BO–6B
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The microphone cable contains di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 2.9 % by wieght), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.8 % by weight) and diisononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 1.8 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Blue and yellow toy electronic organ (battery-operated) with yellow microphone. Packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1648/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic rattle
 
Brand: Toys Group
 
Name: Lovely Baby
 
Type / number of model:  TG218141-368-248
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902553800791
 
Risk type:  Choking, Cuts
 
The toy's handle is too long and the toy has sharp edges.
A child may put the handle in the mouth where it could get stuck and obstruct the airways. The sharp edges of the toy 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic rattle packaged in a net bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1649/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Girl Sweet
 
Type / number of model:  NGHH039519
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5902388176405
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 12,6 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll, packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1650/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic pony
 
Brand: Hua Ya
 
Name: Girl Prettiness
 
Type / number of model:  NGH8184681 (on the label), N° 0183 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902388117668
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.3 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic pony. Packaging: plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1653/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Doc McStuffins
 
Name: Toy Hospital - Doctor's Bag Set
 
Type / number of model:  No. 327
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.2 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic, toy doctor's set packed in a cardboard box with transparent lid.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1654/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TOYS
 
Type / number of model:  CB 535329
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410103619
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The plastic toy breaks easily, releasing small parts.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Push-along toy in the shape of a butterfly. Packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1655/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic pony
 
Brand: My Pretty Horse
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HLX083565 (Sweetie)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6998812011113
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 29 % 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Dark pink, plastic pony. Packaging: a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1656/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Fashiont girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No.8116
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 36 % 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Four plastic doll sets marked: “Fashiont girl", "Charm girl", "Beautiful girl" or "Sweet girl”. The dolls' dresses vary. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1646/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' T-shirt
 
Brand: Oute Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has drawstrings to be tied at the lower back of the garment.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury.

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

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

 
Description:  Black and white striped T-shirt for girls up to 4 years old, with drawstrings that are tied at the back of the garment.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1092/18       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Czujnik czadu i gazu
 
Type / number of model:  DETC-02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902115405969, sold between 23.05.2017 and 08.02.2018
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The device is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.
The product poses a risk of CO poisoning.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas and carbon monoxide detector (CO detector), mains or battery-powered. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1637/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: CT+
 
Name: Clear Therapy, extra lightening lotion carrot oil
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6181100533279
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The skin lotion contains hydroquinone (max. 2%).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

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:  Skin lightening cream in a white bottle with orange top
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1638/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Caro White
 
Name: Lightening oil
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  batch number: 13/1975B
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The skin oil contains hydroquinone (max. 2%).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

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:  Skin lightening product in a white and orange bottle with turquoise cap.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1661/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair colouring product
 
Brand: Black Rose
 
Name: Hair Color Natural Brown
 
Type / number of model:  Natural Brown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  N0.- 550 / 8158650009866 Manufactured on 07/2016; Expiry date 06/2018.
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains too much p-aminophenol (measured value: 7.2% in weight) and insufficient coupling agent.
Uncoupled p-aminopohenol is a strong skin sensitiser and may trigger allergic skin 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:  Dark brown hair dye powder supplied in 10g plastic bags. Sold in a printed cardboard box with product leaflet, unscented.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1643/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: PIFCO
 
Name: 2 Way Mains Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  BLA112 (on the product) PIF 2032 (on the package)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  104301 J12-4 / 5024996706642 (on the product), 5055136598230 (on the package)
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product does not have a fuse.
In case of current overload, this could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant British standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Multi-plug 3 pin AC adaptor in white colour.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1645/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Brand
 
Name: 13 Amp 3 Pin Multi Socket With Fuse
 
Type / number of model:  7196
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6987643221488
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product does not provide protection for users due to the absence of shutters on live parts.
Users could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the relevant British standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Multi-plug adaptor in white colour.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1660/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hairdryer
 
Brand: Xtava
 
Name: Allure and Allure Pro
 
Type / number of model:  XTV010010N Allure Black Hair Dryer UK XTV010011N Allure White Hair Dryer UK XTV010012N Allure Black Hair Dryer EU XTV010013N Allure White Hair Dryer EU
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The hairdryer is not equipped with a thermal cut-out device. The plastic material of the casing is combustible.
The hairdryer can overheat and catch fire during use. Melted plastic can cause burns and leave live parts accessible that could lead to an electric shock if touched by users.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Removal of the product listing from Amazon website (By: Manufacturer, Other)

 
Description:  The product is a handheld hairdryer. It was sold in the colours black and white and the name "Xtava" is printed on the blower end of the unit. The product is sold online, in particular on the Amazon marketplace.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1662/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  UV nail lamp
 
Brand: Kleem Organics
 
Name: Nail Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances of the power supply are inadequate.
Accessible parts may become live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 61558.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Curved nail lamp and power adaptor. The product has been sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45
Other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0084/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Outdoor candle
 
Brand: Polar
 
Name: Ulkotuli
 
Type / number of model:  235136
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6410412351364
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The outdoor candle can flare up easily.
As a consequence, the ignition source may cause a fire or burns to the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15494.

 

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

 
Description:  Candle in a black container with bird design. Sold individually. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Finland
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45

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Alert number: A11/0085/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Hand towel
 
Brand: O'right
 
Name: Merry Christmas
 
Type / number of model:  OREE003004A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9702071324931
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff (the cherry).
Children may put this part in their mouth, which could entail the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown hand towel with a cherry on top supplied in plastic packaging decorated with Christmas images. The form, size and appearance of the packaging imitates a chocolate dessert with a cherry on top.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45
Weekly overview report on professional products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1639/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Truck
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Arocs
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0737; type: 963-4-E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 19 February 2014 and 3 September 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On vehicles featuring ‘reinforced rear springs, 16 tonnes’ the wing stay on the welded construction between the first and the second rear axle may tear away.
The wing stay might completely tear off and drop onto the road. This could increase the risk of an accident for following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Truck
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 45