Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 47 (Published on: 23/11/2018)
Corrigenda :
Notification A12/1053/18 from Report 2018-030 has been permanently removed at the request of the notifying authority following new test results which show that the product complies.
Notification A11/0084/18 from Report-2018-045 has been modified to correct the product description and applicable legal basis.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1738/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bunk bed
 
Brand: MK - Kamos Meble
 
Name: LÓZKO OLI
 
Type / number of model:  Olle III
 
Batch number / Barcode:  77 DM 19
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There is an opening between the safety barrier and the side of the upper 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: Stop of sales (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Bunk bed made of wood and MDF. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1751/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Folding camping table
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fernsehtisch
 
Type / number of model:  14576626/I-9109-L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2014576626005
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The table is unstable and can collapse under load causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Folding table for outdoor use with a rectangular table top made of woodbased panels (MDF) and metal legs. Packed in plastic film.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1732/18       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (hoverboard)
 
Brand: Alpha Ride
 
Name: smartboard alpha I5
 
Type / number of model:  Alpha JY-420201
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Alpha 1711067
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire, Injuries
 
The product has insufficient resistance to moisture and water could come into contact with live parts (the external charging connector in the battery compartment). This could lead to an electric shock or fire.

The discharge voltage of the connector pins of the power supply unit is too high and could lead to an electric shock.

The appliance can suddenly start up without use of the control device intended for that purpose which could lead to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric self-balancing scooter ("hoverboard")
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1773/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: YL
 
Name: Green Laser Pointer
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
 

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

 
Description:  Pen-shaped laser pointer in a set with two 1.5V batteries. Packaging: gift box in a cardboard cover. Product size: 16.7 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1752/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: Global
 
Name: IP65 LED FLOOD LIGHT REFLECTOR
 
Type / number of model:  FL-APPLE-50W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 997882 127411
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts may become directly accessible as there is no proper information for the user on safe installation of the connecting leads.

The user could consequently touch the live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  White LED floodlight. Packaging: colourful cardboard box. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1765/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: JunAi
 
Name: Rechargeable emergency lamp
 
Type / number of model:  JA-599
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 495741 515991 (on the packaging); 8 021012 001931 (on a label)
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The lamp shade can be removed easily while the lamp is connected to the lamp holder.

Live parts can consequently become accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Remote-controlled LED lamp with an E27 bulb and an egg-shaped, plastic cover. The lamp can be hung by a metal hook. The LED lamp can be operated either from mains voltage or battery. Packaging: a colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1735/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: 500X
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0318*02; Type: 334
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2 June 2015 and 17 August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A faulty latch could cause the seat back to fold forward.
In the event of an accident, there is a greater risk of injury for the passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 6199
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1739/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Avensis, Corolla, Verso
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e11*2001/116*0196, e11*98/14*0180, e11*98/14*0179, e11*98/14*0181, e11*2001/116*0222, e21*PS2001/116*0024.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: 2002 to 2006
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The airbag control module for the supplemental restraint system (SRS ECU) has been assembled with application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) that are susceptible to internal shorting when exposed to high inductive electrical noise from various vehicle electrical components.
If this occurs, there is a possibility that the ASIC could become damaged, leading to the airbag(s) and/or seat belt pretensioners being deactivated or deploying inadvertently.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18SMD103.
Country of origin:  Japan, Turkey, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1740/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota and Lexus
 
Name: Avensis, Corolla, Picnic, SC430, Yaris
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e11*2001/116*0196, e11*98/14*0180, e6*98/14*0083, e2*98/14*0248, e6*2001/116*0084, e11*98/14*0179.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: 2001 to 2006
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the air bag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture.
In the event of the airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the rider.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18SMD104.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1741/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Harley-Davidson
 
Name: Softail, Touring, Trike, CVO & Police
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*168/2013*00016*01 - e4*168/2013*00016*02 – e4*2002/24*0002*33; types: FS2 & FL3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 2017 and 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An internal leak in the hydraulic clutch control mechanism may mean that the power transmission system cannot be disengaged.
This may result in a loss of control over the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: 0173
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1742/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*98/14*0188*03 - e1*98/14*0188*09; type: GG/GY
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 3 June 2002 and 31 June 2005.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The housing of the passenger air bag gas generator may burst when the airbag is activated, owing to excessive internal pressure.
This can cause the occupants of the vehicle to be injured by metal fragments.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: AF058A
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1746/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: Humbaur
 
Name: FTK, Universal, Balios, Xanthos, Zephir, and more
 
Type / number of model:  FTK, Universal, Balios, Xanthos, Zephir, HKT, Maximus, Startraile, Notos
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced in March and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty welding in the drum brake may lead to a loss of brake function.
As a consequence, the wheel brake may be insufficiently effective.

 

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

 
Description:  Trailer. Company recall code: Humbaur-Knott
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1754/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle/spare part
 
Brand: APRILIA
 
Name: RSV4 1000/Tuono V4 1100-Radial master cylinder PR
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles RSV4 1000 RR - RSV4 1000 RF - TUONO V4 1100 RR - TUONO V4 1100 FACTORY; spare parts code B044584 - code 2B002023 - code 2B002995
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Aprilia RSV4 1000, Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 , Code 2B002023: from 5CXX to 5MXX - from 6AXX to 6MXX - from 7AXX to 7JXX, Code 2B002995: from 6GXX to 6MXX - from 7AXX to 7JXX , Code B044584: from 5EXX to 5MXX - from 6AXX to 6DXX
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a manufacturing defect on the piston that forms part of the front brake master cylinder.
This could affect the hydraulic circuit, which may increase the motorcycle's stopping distance.

 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle and spare part (front brake master cylinder).
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1755/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: DUCATI
 
Name: Panigale and Hypermotard
 
Type / number of model:  Panigale 1299 FE Panigale V4 (all version) Panigale 959 HYM939
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year 2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On specific vehicles, the friction material on the rear brake pads may detach from the backing plate.
As a consequence the rear brake could become less effective, which could lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Recall code SRV-RCL-18-004.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1757/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Seat
 
Name: Ibiza
 
Type / number of model:  Ibiza 1,4 l TDI , Ibiza 6J
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles affected were manufactured between July 2015 - June 2017 (Ibiza 1,4 l TDI) and July 2015 - February 2017 (Ibiza 6J)
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event of an impact the battery can get damaged, which leads to lack of power supply.
If this occurs, it might not be possible to unlock the doors.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall codes: 27G7 (biza 1,4 l TDI) and 97CY (Ibiza 6J)
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1760/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Subaru
 
Name: Forester
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0485*00 - 07, e13*2001/116*0982*00; Types: SHS, SH
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 2009 and 2012 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the gas generator of the front-seat passenger airbag leads to uncontrolled inflation.
Metal fragments may be released when the airbag is activated, which can cause injury to passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 201802
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Slovakia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1761/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lotus
 
Name: Evora
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval: e4*KS07/46*0024*09 e4*KS07/46*0024*10 e4*KS07/46*0024*11 e4*KS07/46*0024*12; Types 122
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 26 March 2018 and 2 October 2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cartridge that enables the partial collapse of the steering column in a crash might not work as expected due to an incorrectly tightened screw.
This could increase the risk of injuries to vehicle occupants in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 2018/01R
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1769/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Aygo
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e11*2001/116*0236. Model Name (Model Code): Aygo (KGB10, WNB10);
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: 2005 to 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The glass on the rear door is not properly glued.
The glass could consequently detach and only remain attached by one fixation point on the door panel or detach completely from the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1730/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: PEPPA PIG
 
Type / number of model:  011Α / 8986
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410110280
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
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:  Battery-operated, plastic toy in the shape of a scooter, with a pig as a driver. The toy emits light and sounds. Packed into a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1731/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: XIN NA FENG
 
Name: Mini Music Piano Fruit
 
Type / number of model:  805D / 9344312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410080477
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy can easily break generating also 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:  Battery-operated toy in the shape of a piano, emitting lights and sounds. Packed into a cardboard window box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1733/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of toy cars
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Race hard speed
 
Type / number of model:  G2362 / 2015
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410105590
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The kinetic energy of the launcher is too high.

This could cause injuries, including to the eyes.

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:  Set of plastic cars with a spring launcher. The toys are packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1736/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: BUMP-N-GO AIRPLANE
 
Type / number of model:  1111
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20170920 / 0464142000036
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated, plastic toy in the shape of an aeroplane, emitting lights and sounds. The toy is packed into a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1744/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy shooting set
 
Brand: Phoxx
 
Name: Target Shooter Games
 
Type / number of model:  Article number 1097067
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1000000179811
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach.

If a child puts the arrow 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Children’s crossbow with five arrows/projectiles with suction-cups, packed in a cardboard box with a window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1745/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy pushchair
 
Brand: KYD (KAI YUAN DA TOYS)
 
Name: Baby Barrow
 
Type / number of model:  886
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The pushchair has only one safety lock, is not sufficiently resistant to load and can easily collapse.

A child sitting in the pushchair may therefore fall to the ground.

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:  Pink toy pushchair made up of plastic tubes and textile seating. It is equipped with one locking device and packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1747/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy baby-walker
 
Brand: Doll Stroller
 
Name: Tutulove Baby doll
 
Type / number of model:  8828
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4792167180010
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking device of the toy does not work properly. The space between the moving elements is insufficient.

The toy baby-walker could consequently collapse during use, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy, foldable baby-walker made up of metal tubes and a textile seat. The height of the seat can be adjusted to three positions. Packaging: plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1748/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy highchair
 
Brand: Doll Stroller
 
Name: Tutulove Baby doll
 
Type / number of model:  899
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4792852725014
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking device of the toy does not work properly. In addition, the space between the moving elements is insufficient.

The toy highchair could consequently collapse during use, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink, foldable, toy highchair made of plastic, with a white metal frame and textile seat. The height can be adjusted in three positions. Packaging: plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1749/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Shuang Le Er
 
Name: Aidella
 
Type / number of model:  No.SLE006-A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6998812008656
 
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:  Purple-haired, butterfly doll with green-gold wings, in purple dress. Packaging: cone-shaped cardboard package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1758/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bath toy
 
Brand: Oli & Carol
 
Name: Origami boat
 
Type / number of model:  White/LOB-WHITE; Pink/LOB-PINK; Vanilla/LOB-VANILLA; Mint/LOB-MINT; Nude/LOB-NUDE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8437015928685
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A part of the toy protrudes.

A child could put this part of the toy in the mouth, which could block the airways and 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Coloured latex toy in the shape of a boat. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Morocco
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1759/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Impexit
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700829462573; Batch Y05029214108
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The bell can be detached easily, generating a small part.

A small child may put it 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:  Soft toy representing a ram with a bell hanging from its neck. The toy is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1762/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: POLICE FORCE Swat Power
 
Type / number of model:  No.888 MKJ351601
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991203516013
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can detach 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Police set with two plastic guns and five projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1764/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: GUNPLAY SHOOTING GAME
 
Type / number of model:  MKH806400
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991208064007
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Shooting play set with two plastic guns and six projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1766/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons
 
Brand: HEMA
 
Name: 20 balloons
 
Type / number of model:  1974 / 14.20.0127
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nitrosamines released by the balloons is too high (measured value up to 0.12 mg/kg).

Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic bag containing 20 multi-coloured balloons (23 cm).
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1770/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautiful Girl
 
Type / number of model:  SC2447
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999100611016
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 33 % 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Blonde-haired, plastic doll. Packaging: colourful box with transparent window
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1771/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: My First Fashion Perfect
 
Type / number of model:  No.968
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 33 % 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:  Plastic doll set with 3 dolls dressed as princesses. Packaging: colourful box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1772/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Shuang Le Er
 
Name: Aidella
 
Type / number of model:  N° SLE030
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25 % 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll set containing 2 dolls with butterfly wings, 1 bouquet of flowers and 1 comb. Packaging: colourful box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1763/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' jumper
 
Brand: Happy House
 
Name: Bluzki
 
Type / number of model:  88301-2, FOFO-017
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Decorative elements on the clothing can easily detach.
A small child can put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Girls' purple/grey top with decorative elements, a white cat motif and the text "WOW" .
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1767/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Mini Angel Baby
 
Name: STYLE GIRL ORIGINAL NEW
 
Type / number of model:  LK-798
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The jacket has cords in the neck area.

These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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:  Clothing set consisting of a pair of leggings, a blouse and a jacket in white and pink colour, intended for 12-month old girls.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1734/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Oral hygiene product / mouthwash
 
Brand: Elina med
 
Name: Anti-Plaque Mundspülung
 
Type / number of model:  Batch No 710001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4326470477941
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The mouthwash contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 16000 cfu/g) and the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been detected.
There is a risk of contracting infection as the solution comes into contact with the mouth and may also come into contact with the hands and eyes.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Ready-to-use mouthwash for dental care. Turquoise-coloured, clear, free-flowing solution with mint flavouring in a 500 ml bottle.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1729/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Multiplug
 
Brand: Eastern
 
Name: 2 Way T-Shape Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  7008 (on the package); U7008 (on the product)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7546128757523
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product does not have fuse.

In case of current overload, the product does not provide adequate protection and this could lead to a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  White, two-way plug adapter with 3 pins.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1737/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: WD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  853669
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product does not provide protection to users due to the absence of shutters on live parts and the absence of a fuse.

Users could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock. In the case of an overload, the absence of a fuse could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  White travel plug adaptor with 3 pins.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1750/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Voltage tester
 
Brand: SHEN TONG
 
Name: TEST PENCIL / Voltage Test Screwdriver
 
Type / number of model:  216 and JFGJCDB (on the product); STDZ-88216 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 995858 120022
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The uninsulated metal tip of the voltage tester is too long.

The user could accidentally touch the live metal tip during normal use and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60900.
 

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

 
Description:  Voltage tester pencil in the shape of a screwdriver. Packaging: blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1753/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Vacuum cleaner
 
Brand: Nilfisk
 
Name: 1) Handy 2) Handy 2-in-1
 
Type / number of model:  1) Handy 25.2V , 2) Handy 2-in-1 25.2V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  17262531 - 17264210 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION G EU); 17264211 - 17265890 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION MW EU); 17265891 - 17266740 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION MW EU;, 17273001 - 17273850 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION MW EU); 17276001 - 17276850 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU); 17395061 - 17396740 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU);, 17394211 - 17395060 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION G EU); 17395061 - 17396740 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION MW EU); 18140001 - 18140850 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU);, 18150001 - 18150850 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION G EU); 18150851 - 18151700 (Handy 25.2V LI-ION MW EU); 18170551 - 18171400 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU);, 18171401 - 18172450 (Handy 25.2V LI-ION MW EU); 18190001 - 18190850 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU); 18221951 - 18222800 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU);, 18260001 - 18260850 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU); 18280001 - 18280850 (Handy 2in1 25.2V LI-ION B EU)
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The charge control unit and the battery pack may be defective.

This can cause the product to overheat while charging, posing a risk of fire or short-circuit.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://consumer.nilfisk.dk/da/campaigns/handy-recall/Pages/handy-recall.aspx

 
Description:  2-in-1 cordless, rechargeable, stick vacuum cleaners with a detachable, handheld vacuum cleaner and a free-standing charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1768/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: astrum
 
Name: UNIVERSAL TRAVEL ADAPTOR
 
Type / number of model:  A92539-B; CH390 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 897033 647212
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The dimension of the openable EUROPE plug is significantly smaller than required. Single-pole insertion of a plug is possible.

The user may touch a live pin of the plug when the adaptor is plugged into a socket outlet.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950 and EN 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  Universal travel adaptor with 2 USB socket and without a protective earth connection. Packaging: transparent plastic box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
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Alert number: A11/0089/18       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder
 
Brand: VERTO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  51G053
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902062013576, Year of production 2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event that the cutting disc breaks, the disc guard intended to protect the user rotates too much.

As a consequence, the user could be hit by flying particles.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.

 

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

 
Description:  Angle grinder.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47

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Alert number: A11/0088/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Wallpaper stripper
 
Brand: Black & Decker
 
Name: KX3300-QS
 
Type / number of model:  TYPE 02, 2400W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5011402171712
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The filler cap overheats when steam is emitted from the device.

The user has to use the cap to refill the device with water and can suffer burns.

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: Manufacturer): Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions, Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

 
Description:  Electric wallpaper stripper in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
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Alert number: A12/1743/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Sprinter
 
Name: Mercedes-Benz
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354, e1*2007/46*0296, e1*2007/46*0301, e1*2007/46*1760, e1*2007/46*1763; types: 906 AC 35, 906BB50, 906BB35, KL3A4, FL3A5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 30/5/2018 and 18/7/2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty coding of the door control unit can lead to the cancelling of the protective function of the exit warning assistance system. If a door is opened after the ignition is switched off in a hazardous situation there is no optical or acoustic warning.
This may increase the risk of injury to the occupants of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1756/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: FUSO Canter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0379*00 -02, e4*2007/46*0380*00-04, e4*2007/46*0784*00-03, e4*2007/46*0785*00-05; Types: FE4P10-01, FE4P10-02, FE4P10TF1N1, FE4P10TF1N2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 29 September 2011 and 12 December 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The electrical wiring of the airbag control unit could be damaged in the event of accident
As a result, the airbag might not be activated.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 47