Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 46 ( Published on: 16/11/2018)
Corrigendum : Notification A12/0794/18 from Report 2018-023 has been permanently withdrawn at the request of the notifying authority, following reassessment of the risk.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1699/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Garden table
 
Brand: Maxima
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No. 600211
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800784602110, Batch No. L1002
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The table is not sufficiently stable and could collapse when loaded.
This can cause injuries to the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 581.
 

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

 
Description:  Garden table. Material: metal, getinax
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1715/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bunk bed
 
Brand: VIDAXL
 
Name: Vida XL
 
Type / number of model:  Bunk sofa bed grey_A Product number : 241431.A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718475095743, Batch no 1600924004
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Injuries, Strangulation
 
There are gaps between the slats and openings in the folding mechanism and the bed base slats bend and fall out under load. The ladder is placed at the short side of the upper bed.
A child's head could get trapped in the openings, leading to strangulation, or the child's extremities could get trapped or crushed in the folding mechanism. The child may fall out of the bed through the opening for the ladder or in case the slats release.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 747.
 

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

 
Description:  Bunk bed in black metal with sofa. The sofa can be converted into a bed (futon).
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1716/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bunk bed
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Erik / Eryk
 
Type / number of model:  Nr KAT 4002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3101021900205
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There is an opening between the safety barrier and the side of the bed.
A child may slide between the safety barrier and the bed base and get trapped by the head, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 747.
 

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

 
Description:  Bunk bed made of wood. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1710/18       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Fancy-dress accessory
 
Brand: Folat
 
Name: Bow tie
 
Type / number of model:  61472
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8714572617420
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder in the battery compartment contains lead (measured value up to 68% by weight).
The product does not comply with the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Gold-coloured, fancy-dress bow tie with light. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1711/18       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Reindeer kit
 
Brand: Smiffys
 
Name: Reindeer kit
 
Type / number of model:  25718
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5020570257180
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder of the battery compartment contains lead (measured value: 79% by weight).
The product does not comply with the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Fancy dress - reindeer kit with battery-operated blinking nose.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1706/18       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Inflatable swim seats
 
Brand: SHUIZHONGBAO
 
Name: Animal BOAT
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 6952351611128; , 2) 6952351611135
 
Risk type:  Drowning
 
The product does not contain the necessary warnings and instructions for use and could be mistaken for a toy.
As a consequence, safe and correct use of the product may not be ensured.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138.
 

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

 
Description:  Inflatable seat with the head of a donkey or dog and two openings for the legs of the children.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1712/18       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter
 
Brand: Cool&Fun (scooter), Shenzhen Fuyuan (charger)
 
Name: Balance Wheel
 
Type / number of model:  BG-P001/6.5 (scooter) FY4202000 (power charger)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Self-balancing, 2-wheel scooter ("hoverboard"), including instructions, charger and a 3-pin plug with mains supply cord. Packaged in a rectangular cardboard box. The product has been sold online (in particular by TG Hoverboard Store via AliExpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1713/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: misterbling
 
Name: Earrings Silver CZ Iced Out Crown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings contain cadmium (measured value up to 0.017% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the online marketplace. (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Silver earrings in the shape of a crown with rhinestones. The product has been sold online (e.g. via www.misterbling.se).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1714/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Viking necklace
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The necklace contains cadmium (measured value up to: 67 % by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from the online marketplace. (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Necklace with viking symbol. The product has been sold online (e.g. via www.angelodemon.se).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1719/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: GRAFFITI GREEN
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot No 08/01/2016
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value: 407.5 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:  Green tattoo ink in a 30 ml bottle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1720/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: The Fairy Lights Factory
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Rose Petals
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The rose petals fail to self-extinguish in the event that they ignite.
This could lead to a fire.

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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Lighting chain with fake rose petals covering the bulbs.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1687/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Nightlight
 
Brand: Insonder
 
Name: LED Night Lights
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The transparent cover can easily be removed from the base (connector) of the nightlight.
As a result, live parts are accessible and this can lead to 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: Stop of sales (By: Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Letter sent to competent authority detailing risk identified

 
Description:  LED nightlight: 6.5 x 6.5 x 7 cm. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1705/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED lamps
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LED lamp Sky / LED lamp Stjerne
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5713142007077 / 5713142007084
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment is not secured and can easily be opened causing the button cell batteries to become accessible.
A child might put the batteries in the mouth and swallow them, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated, LED lamps for children - one shaped as a cloud, the other as a star.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1665/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Safety belts
 
Brand: WanLiAnTai
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  RC560002, A11613005Q(Qa92-31A4), QA92-33 and QA92-31
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The seat belts do not comply with the type approval and the buckle is not sufficiently strong and can release.
As a consequence, users could suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard UNECE R16.
 

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

 
Description:  Lap belt for general use. Three-point belt fitted with retractor for general use. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1671/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ferrari
 
Name: 488 GTB, 488 Spider
 
Type / number of model:  VINs between ZFF79AMB000209354 and ZFF80AMB000229413.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles affected were produced between February 2015 and July 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Because of a software defect, critical brake disk wear is not indicated by a warning light or warning message.
This could lead to damage to the brake disk and increased risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1685/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Various
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0468*## e1*2001/116*0450*## e1*2007/46*0487*## e1*2001/116*0471*## e1*2007/46*0490*## e1*2001/116*0211*## , Type: 13*, 60*, 61*, 1F*, 1K*,1T*, 3C*, 3D*, 5N*, 6R*, 7L*, 7M*, 7N*, 7P*; 9N*, AA*, AB*, AH*, AJ*, AN*, AU*, AW*, AX*, A3*, A7*, BP*, CA* , e1*2007/46*0357*## e1*2001/116*0510*## e1*2001/116*0242*## e1*715/2007*692/2008F*0473 e1*2001/116*0307*## e1*2007/46*0502*## e1*2007/46*0491*## e1*2001/116*0304*## , e1*2007/46*0434*## e1*2007/46*0401*## e1*2001/116*0189*## e1*2001/116*0203*## e1*2001/116*0023*## e1*2001/116*0174*## , e1*2007/46*0627*## e1*2007/46*0623*## e13*2007/46*1167*## e1*2007/46*0376*## E1 83 R-05 6008
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 30 December 2005 and 19 September 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Cars initially used for internal purposes of Volkswagen AG might not have been correctly modified before they were sold to the general public.
There is a possibility that certain safety systems of these cars are not correctly modified for street use.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 01C5
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1686/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: GASGAS
 
Name: EC/XC 250/300
 
Type / number of model:  Models from 2017-2018
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured between May 2017 and May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to incorrect dimensions the front wheel axle could break.
This can lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycles. Company redcall code: GGT-06
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1689/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Corsa
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0379*41; Type: S-D
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between February and May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The secondary locking mechanism of the engine compartment may not function correctly.
If the primary engine compartment locking mechanism is not correctly fastened and the secondary mechanism fails, the bonnet may open during driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: E181802460 (18-C-101)
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1721/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Auris HV, Prius and Prius +
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*0018, e11*2001/116*0264 and e11*2007/46*0157. Model Name (Model Code): Auris HV (ZWE150, ZWE186), Prius (ZVW30) and Prius + (ZVW40, ZVW41);
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production Period: Auris HV (26/05/2010 - 09/05/2014), Prius (10/10/2008 - 05/02/2014) and Prius + (19/10/2011 - 10/11/2014);
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a software error in the ECU, the vehicle may not enter in failsafe driving mode in response to certain hybrid system faults as intended.
If this occurs, the vehicle could lose power and stall.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Japan, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1722/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: GT86
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e13*2007/46*1287 Model name: GT86 (ZN6AK, ZN6AL);
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production Period: 09/04/2012 - 24/05/2013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a production error of the valve spring, performance load may exceed the valve spring’s fatigue strength and it may fracture.
If the valve spring fractures, the engine may stall while driving and it may be impossible to restart it.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18SMD105.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1723/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Lancer, Lancer Sportback and Outlander
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e1*2001/116*0406*00; e21*NKS*0001*01; Model: Lancer (CY0A), Lancer Sportback (CX0A), Outlander (CW0W);
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: 2008-2009 (Lancer), 2009-2010 (Lancer Sportback), 2006-2012 (Outlander)
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to temperature and humidity, the adhesive material between the sunroof glass and its outer frame may weaken.
As a consequence, the sunroof glass might detach from the outer frame and come off.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: R30353 (18-028-SR).
Country of origin:  Japan, The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1724/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: ASX, Lancer and Outlander
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e1*2001/116*0482*01; Model: ASX (GA0W), Lancer (CY0A), Outlander (CW0W);
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: ASX (2011–2012), Lancer (2008-2012), Outlander (2008-2012); , VIN: JMBXTCW5W9F004919. Production period: 08/04/2009.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The flange area of the engine's multi-belt auto tensioner may crack under high-load driving conditions, which may cause the drive-belt to fall off.
If this occurs, the engine warning light will illuminate, there will be a loss of power steering assistance, the battery will discharge and the engine may overheat and stall.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: R30355 (18-029-SR).
Country of origin:  Japan, The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1727/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: DL650A, GSX-S750, GSX-R1000
 
Type / number of model:  DL650A/XA L7-L8, GSX-R1000/A/R L7-L8, GSX-S750/Z/A/AZ L7-L8, Type approval numbers: e4*168/2013*00035*00, e4*168/2013*00035*01, e4*168/2013*00037*00, e4*168/2013*00037*01, e4*168/2013*00052*00, e4*168/2013*00052*01, e4*168/2013*00052*02, e4*168/2013*00052*03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model Year: 2017 - 2018 (L7-L8)
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Due to incorrect sealing of the fuel pump fitting on the fuel tank, the O-ring on the fuel pump may be twisted.
As a consequence, fuel may leak from the fuel tank.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: 97EF
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1666/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: L.O.L. SURPRISE!
 
Name: Happy Partner! / Beauty Girl
 
Type / number of model:  No.2085
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8597246180006 / 8596247180008, ITEM NO: TT7246K34 / ITEM NO: TT6247K32
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.5% 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 with big eyes, approx. 30 cm tall, in a box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1668/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Crayons with caps
 
Brand: Tiger
 
Name: Soft crayons
 
Type / number of model:  3005741
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0200030057412; Batch:205511
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The caps on the crayons have no ventilation holes.
Children might put them in the mouth where the caps could block the airways or cause choking.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://uk.flyingtiger.com/en-GB/product-information-recall

 
Description:  6 different coloured soft crayons in a clear pack with a white inlay card.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1669/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Putty
 
Brand: 1) Disney Princess 2) Disney Junior, Minnie
 
Name: Glitter Putty
 
Type / number of model:  1) DSP-3099 2) DMM-3099
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch Code G/01/16
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the putty is too high (measured value up to 2500 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Red glitter putty that can be rolled, stretched and bounced.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1673/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  LED balloons
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Light up Balloons
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6913254220084
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The button batteries are easily accessible.
As a consequence, they could be swallowed by children causing damage to internal organs including the oesophagus and the stomach.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Five balloons that light up, 28 cm in diameter and packed in a cellophane bag. There is a fixed LED light inside the balloon which is powered with 2 button cell batteries.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1674/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: XIE CHENG
 
Name: SWING ANTS
 
Type / number of model:  907
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3342161025087
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part can easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put the small part 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery-operated, plastic toy in the shape of an ant. It can move in all directions, emitting sound and lights. Packed in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1675/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Shooting playset
 
Brand: KAICAN TOYS
 
Name: SUPER SHOOTING
 
Type / number of model:  658
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5899117992620
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The foam projectiles can break easily, generating short darts with suction cups.
A child playing with the toy can put the projectile in his/her mouth in order to wet it before shooting. If the projectile breaks, it creates small parts which may be swallowed or inhaled, blocking the airways and cause choking.

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

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

 
Description:  Shooting playset consisting of a gun, foam projectiles with suction cups and round bullets. Packed into a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1676/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic horse and carriage
 
Brand: HD
 
Name: CARTOON ELECTRIC SERIES / MAGIC CARRIAGE
 
Type / number of model:  HD938
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291000010747
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put one of these small parts in the mouth and choke.

The toy 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery-operated, plastic toy emitting lights and sound. Packed in a cardboard and plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1677/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic horse & carriage
 
Brand: NANSHUN
 
Name: Funny
 
Type / number of model:  00513
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8675413270368
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy includes small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Multifunctional, battery-operated, plastic toy, emitting sounds and lights. Packed in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1678/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic musical toy
 
Brand: XIN HAO SHENG TOYS
 
Name: PEPPA PIG
 
Type / number of model:  JD668-2A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2017050066823
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy can easily break, releasing small parts.
A 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Multifunctional, battery-operated, plastic toy consisting of a pig sitting on a scooter. Packed into a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1679/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TOYS
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410100731
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy can easily break, 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Push-along, plastic toy in the shape of an elephant on a wheel. Packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1680/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy uil
 
Type / number of model:  item no 83310021
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700115100219
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put one of them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy made of soft plastic in the shape of an owl, sold in transparent packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1681/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden puzzle
 
Brand: YUWEI TOYS
 
Name: FUNNY PUZZLE
 
Type / number of model:  9292050
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290509054214
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small red pegs can easily be detached from the puzzle pieces, generating small parts.
A 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 with 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Wooden puzzle consisting of eight shapes with small pegs attached, for grasping, supplied in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1683/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic ball
 
Brand: JUNSHENG
 
Name: TOYS
 
Type / number of model:  8251-9392
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410102933
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put one of these 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic ball, battery-operated. Packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1684/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: XIONG SHENG
 
Name: Fantasy Swan
 
Type / number of model:  8818
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6903280050946
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put one of these 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: Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery-operated, plastic toy in the shape of a swan with a carousel emitting lights and sounds. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1688/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Everpink
 
Name: Sweet Baby Doll
 
Type / number of model:  LZY: 62666 (on attached label), N° HX330 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2017418626669
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 8.7 % 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): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories, packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1690/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautiful / Fashion doll
 
Type / number of model:  LZY: 62308 (on attached label), N° R17 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2017418623088
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16.4 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1691/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty
 
Type / number of model:  LZY: 62307 (on attached label), N° 8125 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2017418623071
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 2.3 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1692/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Magic World Snow
 
Type / number of model:  N° 318
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.9 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1693/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Diversity Fashion / Diversity Store
 
Name: Elsa & Anna Summer Solstice Gift Set
 
Type / number of model:  N° 868
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6.4 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Plastic doll packaged in a plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1694/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: ZD
 
Name: Educational Toys
 
Type / number of model:  Item No. ZD892-82AB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920171018298
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31 % 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll with kitchenware accessories. Packaging: plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1695/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Mi Estilo
 
Name: Party Girl
 
Type / number of model:  No. MX168
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8999000002805
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 29 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.84% by weight).
These phthalates 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:  Long-haired, plastic doll with accessories. Packaging: heart-shaped plastic blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1696/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Inflatable swim ring
 
Brand: Numerous Star
 
Name: SWIM RING
 
Type / number of model:  C297-B-E-0420-002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5180542025084
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The valve of the swim ring contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24% by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.16% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system or the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Rainbow-coloured, inflatable swim ring with 22” diameter. Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1700/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Activity play mat
 
Brand: Fillikid
 
Name: Aktivbogen
 
Type / number of model:  5000-3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9120062077053
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The seams of the textile toys connected to the arch can tear and small parts inside can become accessible.
Small children could put the small parts 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 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Colourful, round, activity mat made of textile with toys suspended from two arches (fixed by Velcro). The textile toys include a whistle or rattle. Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A12/1708/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy rifle set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: 519-5B3315 (on attached label) NO.109-/0 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5662917533159
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cup of the projectile can easily detach.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  A playset consisting of a plastic rifle, 16 plastic balls, 3 projectiles with suction cups and a plastic sword.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1709/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shooter Game
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: 810-8B5976 (on attached label) NO. 9466 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 1566297859763
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The foam projectiles can break easily, generating small parts including suction cups.
A child playing with the toy may put the projectile in his/her mouth in order to wet it before shooting. If it breaks, the small parts could be swallowed or inhaled, blocking the airways and causing choking.

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

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

 
Description:  A playset composed of a plastic gun, 8 plastic balls, 2 foam projectiles with suction cups, and a plastic lion figurine.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1725/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Reg-Met Import
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  REG/011293 No. 8807-10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907542621500
 
Risk type:  Choking, Cuts, Suffocation
 
Small parts can detach from the toy and it has sharp edges. The plastic bag of the packaging is too thin.
A child may swallow the small parts which may cause choking. The sharp edges of the toy may cause cuts. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic push-along toy car, packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1726/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Abababy
 
Name: LISSIPUPPE
 
Type / number of model:  Item No. 778-8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6900000077887
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The plastic nose and the suction cup can easily detach from the soft toy, generating small parts. In addition, the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Green, soft toy dog with plastic eyes and nose, wearing a red and white striped scarf and with a suction cup fixed to the head. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1672/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' top
 
Brand: Asida
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  5206/18S5C13014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2210000279261
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product contains functional cords to be tied at the back.
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:  Sleeveless top intended for 6-year-old girls. It is designed with functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1698/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: SWEET YEARS BEACHWEAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2578
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8300466025787
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The bikini top has drawstrings in the back and neck area.
The drawstrings can 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Pink bikini for girls up to 14 years of age, with drawstrings to be tied in the neck and back area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1701/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: GiiveniR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative elements can easily detach, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's pink and white dress with decorative elements and an image on the front of a cartoon character. A belt of lace and beads is placed in the waist area, with a decoration in the shape of a white flower attached to it by a safety pin.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1702/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Tucci Kids Collection
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  27275
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8690224272752
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The dress has a belt to be tied at the back in the waist area.
The belt can become trapped during various activities of a child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  White and pink dress for girls up to 7 years of age, with a white belt and a decorative flower with beads in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1703/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: VINGINO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Alexsandro
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Sweatshirt for children up to 14 years of age with a zip and hood.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1704/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shorts
 
Brand: LA VIE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8792511007199
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area are unattached.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child and cause injuries.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Black shorts intended for girls up to 7 years of age, with sequins on the front and a drawstring in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1667/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electrical power adapter
 
Brand: Power traveller
 
Name: Power Gorilla Charger and Power traveller Mini G
 
Type / number of model:  API365-1934
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5060176980334, Batch Code 1707-00065
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The windings do not provide adequate separation and would allow the user to receive an electric shock.
The product does not comply with the requirements of Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  A black power adaptor packaged in an orange cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1670/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  42-13671
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2200000017499
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product does not provide protection for users due to the absence of shutters on live parts and it has no fuse for over-current protection.
Users could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock. In case of an overload, the absence of a fuse could lead to a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Travel plug adaptor: UK 3-pin-type
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1682/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hairdryer
 
Brand: SCARLETT
 
Name: Ionic BeautyPro
 
Type / number of model:  SC-HD70IT02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5050370302506
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts of the product can become accessible.
A user could 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 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric hairdryer with two air flow and temperature regimes and a foldable handle, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1697/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric plug
 
Brand: ANESTECH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
There is a risk of electric shock because of the possibility of direct contact with live parts and incorrect dimensions.
The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  1) Detachable bipolar plug 6A 250V (black).2) Detachable bipolar plug with side protection device 16A 250V (white).
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1707/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charging mat
 
Brand: Vivitar
 
Name: Flexible Charging Station
 
Type / number of model:  Plug model number: 10488
 
Batch number / Barcode:  V10887C-IPH-REMAIL; 021331108876
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and the accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient.
As a consequence, 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Flexible USB charging mat.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1717/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Heated motorcycle gloves
 
Brand: BERING
 
Name: Vesuvio and Oxsana
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: BGH920 Reference: BGH950
 
Batch number / Barcode:  HT3016A-HT3016B-HT3535A-HT3535B HT3017-HT4041-HT4042
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit is too small. Moreover, the inside of the gloves overheat.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock or the user could suffer burns from the overheating glove.

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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Heated motorcycle gloves with power supply, supplied in a plastic pouch
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: A12/1718/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: TOTI
 
Name: USB Travel Charger with Lightning Cable
 
Type / number of model:  UA21 / ETA-U90EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4779040333459
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
The user could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  USB travel charger, sold in a white cardboard package. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1728/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Earphones
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sport Earphone
 
Type / number of model:  812380
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7332979009535
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The black plastic in the cable contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 1.18% by weight) .
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Black earphone of the type "in ear"
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
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Alert number: A12/1663/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Conecto, Conecto G
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0036, e1*2007/46*0037; types: 628B01, 628B02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between October 2016 and August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to insufficiently secure bonding, the pane of the hinged-window module may become detached and fall into the passenger area.
This could increase the risk of injury for the passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1664/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Truck
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0735; types: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-0-D
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 1 February 2018 and 13 July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hydraulic power steering assistance may decrease considerably while the vehicle is moving and may ultimately fail completely. At low speeds, it might be possible to steer the vehicle only with considerably more effort as a result of the failure of the power steering assistance.
This could increase the risk of accident for the 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
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia