Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 49 (Published on: 07/12/2018)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/1827/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Jewellery set
 
Brand: iB
 
Name: Jewellery set "zirconia"
 
Type / number of model:  Article No 80355
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4032037567658
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value: 0.42 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Jewellery set consisting of a chain with a pendant and a pair of earrings set with zirconia stones. Packaged in a cardboard box with a window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1831/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: PARFOIS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  48589PA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  606428502840
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value: 2.6 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Metal earrings with black glass stones sold on a grey cardboard label.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1820/18       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer key-ring
 
Brand: XIONGWEI
 
Name: Grenade
 
Type / number of model:  YT-911
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful and lacks the necessary labelling.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with key-ring and built-in LED light in the shape of a hand grenade. The product is sold in a display box containing several units.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1810/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Three-wheeled scooter
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Métropolis 12"
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 12'' Type-approval numbers: e2*2002/24*0056 et e2*168/2013*0004
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured since 2013 in the MANDEURE factory.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an underperforming seal in the front brake circuit, the brake fluid may leak.
This could result in a reduction or complete loss of the brake's efficiency, which could lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Three-wheeled scooter
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1812/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 5008
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05, e2*2007/46*0534*06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 24 may 2018 and 1 June 2018 VIN: VF3MRHNYHJL040585 to VF3MCBHZWKL002899
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wheel fastening nuts may have been insufficiently tightened.
There is a risk that the wheel may come off or crack during driving, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1826/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: Stema
 
Name: Basic, SHA, STP, FT; STL, SHM, MT, Blue Man
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The trailers affected were produced between 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:  Passenger car. Company recall code: Stema-Knott
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1816/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Camping tent
 
Brand: MAXIMA / TIANFENG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article N0. 600101
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch N0. L1002 Bar code 3 800784601014
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The fabric of the tent is highly flammable and does not self-extinguish.The height of the exit of the tent is insufficient and the slider of the zipper is difficult to find and breaks easily.
If the tent is close to any source of flame, it could easily catch fire and the occupant might not be able to exit, leading to burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN ISO 5912
 

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

 
Description:  Two-layered tent, with surface dimensions 200x150 cm. The tent is packed in a yellow and blue bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1817/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Beach tent
 
Brand: MAXIMA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  600114
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch N0. L0315 Bar code 3800784601144
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The fabric of the tent is highly flammable and does not self-extinguish.
If the tent is close to any source of flame, it could easily catch fire. This could lead to occupants getting burned.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN ISO 5912
 

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

 
Description:  Beach tent, with dimensions 275x125x135cm, made of textile, coated fabric. The tent is packed in a blue bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1836/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Sky lantern
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ENIGMA FIREWORKS
 
Type / number of model:  Article No. ЕО5701
 
Batch number / Barcode:  380014332200
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The material is highly flammable and the product does not self-extinguish.
If it lands on a rooftop or on other flammable material, this may cause a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Paper sky lantern, packed in transparent packaging. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1837/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Sky lantern
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ENIGMA FIREWORKS
 
Type / number of model:  Article No. ЕО5706
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800143300190
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The material is highly flammable and the product does not self-extinguish.
If the lantern lands on a rooftop or other flammable material, this may cause a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Paper sky lantern, packed in transparent packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1822/18       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Slysavarnarfélagið Landsbjörg
 
Name: Top Gun
 
Type / number of model:  326 / 090810
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 900020908109
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The instructions for use of the stabilization flaps situated under the product are inadequate and, as a result, the product can tip over if these flaps are not used.
Should this occur, parts of the firework could hit bystanders, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

 
Description:  Battery cake / firework with stabilization flaps to be unfolded underneath the battery.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1804/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: HUANGER
 
Name: DREAM WORLD Dynamic Guitar
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 17/301 Cop. 666-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8436564183019
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
When pushing the yellow button of the guitar it may remain stuck, leaving a hole through which parts of the electronic components inside the toy are accessible.
The parts may be detached, generating 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Colourful plastic toy in the shape of a guitar. It is packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1805/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Kitchen play set
 
Brand: LIMA
 
Name: Panritos - Happy Baby
 
Type / number of model:  Refs 1) 363 and 2) 2314
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 88080421033800, 2) 8809112101672
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Various components of the set (transparent lids, lid of the teapot, jug and plates) can detach and generate 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Two types of kitchen play sets in a plastic bag with a zip.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1806/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Midex
 
Name: Butterfly Magically
 
Type / number of model:  B1377266/B1133-2B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900733439588
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 1,7 % 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll depicting a fairy. Exists in four different combinations of hair colour and clothes. Sold in a blister pack with plastic front and cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1808/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy xylophone
 
Brand: KeGuay
 
Name: "Music"
 
Type / number of model:  54708
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8430373016759
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The bars of the xylophone and the pins holding them onto the sound box easily come off.
A child could put either of them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Toy xylophone with orange base, eight keys in different colours and a green baton. The toy is packaged in a plastic blister and cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1809/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Altaya/Planeta DeAgostini
 
Name: Wishy Squishy pets
 
Type / number of model:  Reference L17026.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Squeezable toy (‘squishy’). Packaging: plastic bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1811/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: Super Juguete
 
Name: The Love Baby
 
Type / number of model:  reference number: K0054AB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435265721247
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative flower on the clothing of the baby doll can detach, and parts of the sound box under the clothing can break, generating small parts.
A child could 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Battery-operated baby doll in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1823/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: Joy-Toy
 
Name: Curve
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 0168005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8715565680056
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wooden beads can easily break into small pieces.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A looping toy with wooden beads, in different colours. It is sold packed in a cardboard box with a picture of the product.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1824/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: jakks Pacific
 
Name: Squish-dee-lish
 
Type / number of model:  Reference numbers 17456 and 69477
 
Batch number / Barcode:  TPJAK0DQ11L
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Squeezable toy ('squishy) in different shapes (e.g. hamburger or whale), packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1829/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wind-up toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute duck
 
Type / number of model:  No. 938
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy can break and small parts may detach from it.
A child may put a small part into mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Red wind-up duck on three yellow wheels made of hard plastic. The toy is packed in a cardboard box containing 12 units.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1830/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush bear in mug
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bögre + plüss figura
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999562842287
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes, nose and a suction cup can detach from the toy bear and the fibrous stuffing material is accessible.
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:  A white plush bear inside a white, pink spotted mug with "Love" inscription. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1838/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Shooting play set
 
Brand: Toinsa
 
Name: Soft Bullet Gun
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 03-001; M8A1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8349000030016
 
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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Shooting play set containing bow and arrows and a toy gun with projectiles. Packaged in a blister pack bearing the brand name.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1839/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wind-up toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cartoon phone car
 
Type / number of model:  No. 1022
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6880319282922
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The operating handle, hands on the side and rear wheels of the toy can detach and the toy might break, generating small parts.
A child may put the small parts into 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  A small, wind-up, colourful toy phone on four wheels made of hard plastic and packed in a cardboard box containing 12 items.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1813/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's t-shirt
 
Brand: S&D Fashion Kids
 
Name: lány felső
 
Type / number of model:  298-QQ-002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative beads and sequins of the product can easily detach.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

 

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

 
Description:  White T-shirt with colourful butterfly decoration and "Smile" inscription. The product is decorated with beads and sequins and is intended for children under 4 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1814/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: LD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YM-13A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The pearls on the product can easily detach.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink artificial leather shoes for small children. The shoes are decorated with bunny ears and pearls and are sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1818/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' romper suit
 
Brand: ELCI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KOD: 6072
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5326779260724
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative flowers and rhinestones can be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  White baby romper suit with headband. The product is decorated with tulle, flowers and rhinestones. Intended for babies of 3, 6 or 9 months.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1819/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Active Sports
 
Name: ismeretlen
 
Type / number of model:  SJ-9171
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative elements can be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Girl’s dress with a tulle skirt and denim top with a golden "PARIS" inscription. The product is decorated with beads and stars. Size 98 cm.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1832/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: Jikko Exclusive
 
Name: bébi együttes
 
Type / number of model:  425-18031305
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements of the product may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' clothing set consisting of a long-sleeved, white T-shirt and trousers. The product is decorated with cats, glued flowers, beads and rhinestones. Size: 3-6M
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1833/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: Necix's
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KOD: 4071
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3600684140718
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements of the product may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  The clothing set consists of a white cap and a rompersuit, decorated with tulle, ribbons and glued beads. Size: 3-6M
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1834/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: Mini gold
 
Name: happy little babies
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements of the product may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

 

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

 
Description:  A white clothing set for babies consisting of a cap, a rompersuit and mittens. The rompersuit is decorated with a crown made of rhinestones. Size: 6-9M
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1835/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Allegrose
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The small decorative elements can easily be detached and the safety pin on the brooch can be opened.
A small child can put the decorative elements in the mouth and choke. In addition, the safety pin can cause eye or skin injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Girl’s clothing set consisting of a pink dress and a white bolero with a pearl brooch.The dress is decorated with rhinestones and beads. The bolero can be closed with a decorative brooch. Size: 2 Years
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1828/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair care product
 
Brand: Insens
 
Name: Hair Gel Extra Strong
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  barcode 3800003900942; Batch number 70101A
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  150 ml of yellow hair fixing gel, supplied in a colourless, plastic bottle with a yellow cap
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1807/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Insect killer
 
Brand: Kooper
 
Name: Zanzariera elettrica
 
Type / number of model:  2403847
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8029124038470
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts of the high voltage grid are accessible. The plastic material of the switch and the lampholder are not sufficiently resistant to fire and the power cable can overheat.
The user could touch the high voltage grid with their finger 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Electric insect killer with aluminium frame, two 6W bulbs and protection grill.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1825/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: Gi-Star
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  15919
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8805786159193
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The plug and the socket give the impression that the product is earthed, whilst it is not. The socket outlets are not protected by shutters.
The user could receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Outdoor extension lead, 30m long. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A12/1840/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  RCA Cable
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kabel 3 x RCA
 
Type / number of model:  KPO2664-1,8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 59014367121411
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because it contains lead (measured value up to 0.3% by weight).
The product does not comply with the requirements of the 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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  The product is a 3 x RCA cable, length: 1.8 m. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49
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Alert number: A11/0097/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED ceiling light
 
Brand: GTV
 
Name: ORIS
 
Type / number of model:  LD-ORW07W-CB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 901867 127594 Lot.- ZP-31630/17
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is not properly protected aginst access and fine particles (water and dust).
Consequently, live parts are or could become accessible with the use. The user could touch them and receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  7W led lamp, with its power adapter, to be embedded in the ceiling. Sold in a cardboard box with labels on it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A11/0092/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Tricycle
 
Brand: Mrowiec Toys
 
Name: háromkerekű bicikli / Trikolka
 
Type / number of model:  Junior
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5908258103625
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Injuries
 
There are accessible gaps between the mudguard and the front wheel of the tricycle.
A child could put the fingers in them and get trapped.
The tricycle is not stable enough. When using it on uneven ground, it could easily overturn causing injuries to the child.

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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Tricycle with blue plastic frame, first basket, parental steering and plastic footrest. The basket includes a shovel and a rake. For children up to 3 years old. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A11/0096/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Ride-on toy
 
Brand: Lena
 
Name: Kotrógép
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 02131
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4006942843800 Lot 1550063736
 
Risk type:  Entrapment
 
There are accessible gaps between moving parts in the body and digger arm of the product.
Children’s fingers can become trapped between these moving elements, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Yellow and black, four-wheeled ride-on toy in the form of a digger machine. The gripper can be operated by hand. The body of the digger can be rotated by pulling out a red plastic latch.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A11/0094/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Bath product
 
Brand: Bomb Cosmetics
 
Name: 101 Hydrations
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5037028249130
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small red beads in the product can easily detach. Due its characteristic form, colour and size, the product might be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead consumers, and specially children, to put it in the mouth, swallow the red beads and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Bath product in the shape of a cupcake with an imitation of whipped cream and six red beads imitating bonbons topping it. The product iis scented as small forest fruit and is single shrink-wrapped.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49

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Alert number: A11/0095/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Wallpaper stripper
 
Brand: WAGNER
 
Name: Wallpaper Steamer
 
Type / number of model:  W14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  139552/2018
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The external surface of the device and the filler cap overheat when steam is emitted from the device.
The user has to touch the device or 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Wallpaper stripper
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 49
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Alert number: A12/1821/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0294, *0300, *1761, *1762; types: 906BA50, 906BA35, FL3A4, FL3A5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 13/12/2017 and 1/8/2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An incorrectly installed wiring harness may jam between the stop-lamp switch and the brake lever. This could lead to misinterpretation of the stop-lamp switch status.
As a result, the stop-lamp may potentially be permanently illuminated and assistance systems could indicate malfunctions. In addition, the risk that the vehicle may roll away cannot be ruled out in all circumstances.
 

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 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland