Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 50 ( Published on: 14/12/2018)
Corrigendum : Notification A11/0093/18 from Report-2018-049 has been permanently withdrawn following a reassessment of the risk by the notifying authority.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1879/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bunk bed
 
Brand: Meblobed
 
Name: Domi III/Dominik III
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The distance between the upper step on the ladder and the bed side is too big. Moreover, the bed base is not attached and the corner posts are too high.
A child could slip through the opening and remain stuck by the head. If the base is moved, the upper bed may fall down on the lower bed. The garments of the child could also get caught in the corner posts, 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Bunk bed made of painted wood. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1871/18       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Climbing rope
 
Brand: AL-NASR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Climbing Outdoor Security equipment
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rope is insufficiently resistant to dynamic loads.
The rope could break during use causing the climber to fall to the ground.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 892.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from Amazon marketplace. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Climbing rope in transparent plastic packaging with a black label bearing Chinese characters. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1874/18       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter
 
Brand: Tilgreen
 
Name: Tiloard
 
Type / number of model:  Reference 164
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6941370001645, lot 201709
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product has insufficient resistance to moisture and water may therefore come into contact with live parts. 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 while (un)plugging the supply unit.

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: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Electric, self-balancing scooter ('hoverboard').
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

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Alert number: A12/1845/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  B2389 A160615
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings contain lead (measured value: 31% by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of round, silver-coloured earrings with embedded clear rhinestones. Sold on a cardboard holder wrapped in plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1846/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  B2392 A160615
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings contain lead (measured value: 11% by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of flower-shaped earrings with embedded clear rhinestones. Sold on a cardboard holder wrapped in plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1847/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  B2351 A1250512
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings contain lead (measured value: 12.8% by weight ) and release nickel in an excessive amount (measured value: 7,6 μg/cm²/week).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Set of triangular-shaped earrings, made of silver-coloured metal with embedded clear rhinestones. Sold on a cardboard holder, wrapped in plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1849/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ART. 38-18-09 13061321009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 804203 818092
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The ring contains cadmium (measured value: 84% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health becasuse it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Metallic, silver-coloured ring with two large clear rhinestones and smaller rhinestones around the edge.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1850/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ART. 38-18-08 13061321009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 804203 818085
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The ring contains cadmium (measured value: 84.8% by weight ) and releases nickel in an excessive amount (measured value: 5,7 μg/cm²/week).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.
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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Metallic, silver-coloured ring with a large blue rhinestone.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1875/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: TEDi
 
Name: 2 Ohrringe
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  62876001751000000200
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 0.46 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  2 silver-coloured, heart-shaped earrings (studs) with rhinestones, attached to a coated-cardboard display holder.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1876/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: TEDi
 
Name: 2 Ohrringe
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  53539001751000000100
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to 2.5 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  "O"-shaped stud earrings made of gold-coloured metal with a white pearl.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1900/18       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Nouveau Style fantaisie briquets
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighter in the form of a cola bottle. the product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Germany

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Alert number: A12/1861/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED FÉNY
 
Type / number of model:  100L LED fény
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The basic insulated cable could detach or be damaged leaving the live conductors accessible.

Water penetration is possible as the product is not protected against moisture. As a consequence, users could receive an electric shock.
The cable is also too thin and not properly anchored. During normal use it could overheat, leading to a fire.

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 92 non-replaceable LED lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1854/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Bugatti
 
Name: Chiron
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*KS07/46*0008*06; Type: 5B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 2 February 2017 and 20 April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The heat shield for the gas generator for the side air bags may have been incorrectly installed.
Consequently, the side airbags might not properly deploy in case of an accident, increasing the risk of injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Bugatti recall code: 18-06-002BUGC.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1870/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: ADV750
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e4*168/2013*00060*00, e4*168/2013*00060*01, e4*168/2013*00074*00; Model year: 2017 - 2018.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: between 26/01/2017 and 04/10/2018;
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
When the motorcycle is coninuously ridden at low speed, the heat generated affects the PPTC (polymer positive temperature coefficient) device of the ECU and the motor cycle may enter into fail safe mode.
This makes it impossible to shift gear and the driving force may be lost and it will not be possible to continue riding.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: 3KH.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1884/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Kia
 
Name: Soul
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0825, e9*2007/46*6160; type: PS, PSEV;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 21 July 2013 and 17 January 2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The connection between the steering rod and the steering box may come loose.
As a consequence it may be impossible to steer the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 17111
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1883/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: Stannol
 
Name: Juotostina
 
Type / number of model:  Diameters: 1 mm and 2 mm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains lead (value: between 40 % and 60 % by weight) and is not correctly labelled for restricted use only by professionals.
Lead is harmful to human health as it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  100g of metallic soldering wire on a coil.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1885/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: Stannol
 
Name: Juottotina
 
Type / number of model:  3 x 450 mm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains lead (value: 50% by weight) and is not correctly labelled for restricted use only by professionals.
Lead is harmful to human health as it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Metallic soldering wire on a coil.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1886/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Type metal
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kirjakemetalli
 
Type / number of model:  18x620 mm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains lead (value: 84% by weight) and is not correctly labelled for restricted use only by professionals.
Lead is harmful to human health as it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Slate of metal alloy (with melting interval of 242-260°C) intended for casting purposes in type-founding and metal typesetting. It is sold in a package of 62x1.8 cm with a weight of 0.9 kg.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1887/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: Stannol
 
Name: Juotostina
 
Type / number of model:  Kristall Wire diameters: 0,5 mm, 0,7 mm, 1,0 mm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains lead (value: 40% by weight) and is not correctly labelled for restricted use only by professionals.
Lead is harmful to human health as it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Metallic soldering wire on a red coil.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1896/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Car seat protection
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sätesskydd för bil
 
Type / number of model:  AK-20010
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7393314200109
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.4% 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 car seat cover
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1862/18       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0.: SLG-88PBSA Code: WT6005000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0284274000039
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 5.4 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and 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:  Work gloves made of yellow leather and blue and red material.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1842/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Flashing bracelet
 
Brand:  Foster´s Hollywood
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HB1801, HB1802 and HB1803.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fasteners of the bracelet easily come loose, generating small parts.
A 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:  Three different plastic bracelets each decorated with a different Halloween figure (pumpkin, spider or ghost). The bracelets are battery-operated and emit lights.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1843/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Kaibibi
 
Name: Hairdresser
 
Type / number of model:  BLD 169
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's shoes contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 4.35% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.58% 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plastic doll with hairdressing accessories. Sold in a cardboard box, open at the front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1851/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: è mio
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No 2274
 
Batch number / Barcode:  80510070692093
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 26.9 % 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Plastic doll in a transparent bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1852/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Masha and the Bear, Simba
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  109301942
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1711410430
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The nose may detach from the soft toy, generating a small part, and the fibrous stuffing material is accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the small part or the fibrous 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Soft toy in the form of a bear.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1860/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plüss játék
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 601600 622291
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes and the suction cup on the product can easily detach. 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 detached elements 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Brown plush dinosaur with suction cup sewn to it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1864/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical toy
 
Brand: REGIO játék
 
Name: Electric violin
 
Type / number of model:  No. XY-3701A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5996055596276
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high.
It could cause damage to hearing.

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery-powered, plastic violin with fiddlestick. The violin can play different melodies by pressing the "Auto" button. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1865/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle chain
 
Brand: Toys Group
 
Name: Cute Baby Toy
 
Type / number of model:  TG220692-K280D-801 (on label); N° K280D (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902553814736
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy's string breaks easily, releasing small parts.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic rattle chain consisting of bear figurines and five plastic balls attached to an elastic cord. The toy is intended to be hung across a pram or a baby's bed. Packaging: plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1867/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy set
 
Brand: Masha and the Bear, SIMBA
 
Name: Masha and the bear - Masha animal set
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 109301012
 
Batch number / Barcode:  bear: 1711410430
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The nose of the plush toy can detach, 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Box containing 6 "Masha and the Bear" items. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1869/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Modelling clay/slime
 
Brand: Banledao
 
Name: Crystal Clay / Crystal Color Mud
 
Type / number of model:  BLD68252
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 970797 890211
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1450 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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Modelling clay/slime x 12 pots in different colours. Includes 2 cut-out tools.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1873/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: Nature planet
 
Name: Face Mask Elephant
 
Type / number of model:  Item No 05782
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5708476087789; Batch No 1686
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The fancy-dress mask is highly flammable and does not self-extinguish in the event that it is ignited by a flame.
If it catches fire, the child could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Fancy-dress mask made of polymer foam, representing an elephant (28cm wide). Other animal models are available. For precautionary reasons the retailer recalls all the masks in the range (snow tiger, zebra, giraffe, triceratops hat, tiger, chimpanzee, leopard, lion, purple butterfly, seal, lemur).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1877/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toys
 
Brand: Sanrio / Hamee
 
Name: SQUISH ME!
 
Type / number of model:  HELLO KITTY / SIL-34688, KEROPPI / SIL-34688, MY MELODY / SIL-34688 , POMPOMPURIN / SIL-34688, TUXEDOSAM / SIL-34688
 
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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Squeezable toys ('squishies') in the shape of different baby animal characters with a ball chain attached to their top. Sold in a transparent plastic packaging. Size is approx. 7,cm x 7cm x 4.5cm. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1881/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic bats
 
Brand: TEDi
 
Name: Happy Halloween - Fledermäuse 6 Stück
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  64736003081000000150
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the product contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)(measured value: 17% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 1% 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Set of soft plastic bats sold in a net bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1889/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic electric gun
 
Brand: DEBAO
 
Name: Peacekeeping Force
 
Type / number of model:  33660
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9911050700318
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The battery compartment can be easily opened by removing the cover and the button batteries are accessible.
A child may put them in the mouth, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

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

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:  Battery-operated toy gun attached to a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1891/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Police set
 
Brand: Tonis Toy
 
Name: Soft Play Gun
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7071259765051
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth and the suction cup detaches, it could 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:  Police set including a plastic gun and three projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1895/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Shark biting game
 
Brand: Shu Cheng Toys
 
Name: Haj Tandläkare-spel
 
Type / number of model:  HP-15381
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Solder in four different places in the toy contain cadmium and lead in concentrations above the limit values.
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.

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

 
Description:  A battery-operated game in the form of a shark with teeth inside its jaw which can be pressed down.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1897/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  LED toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Snurra
 
Type / number of model:  6836
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4012594683602
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Solder in four different places contain lead and cadmium in concentrations above the limit values.
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.

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

 
Description:  A battery-operated toy with strings that spin round the toy and a hard plastic ball which lights up when operated.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1898/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Tamagotchi
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Toys
 
Type / number of model:  HP-15525
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Solder in three different places on the toy contain lead and cadmium in concentrations above the limit values.
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.

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

 
Description:  A battery-operated tamagotchi toy shaped as a penguin with a chain attached. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1899/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Finger Monkey
 
Brand: Happy Monkey
 
Name: Finger Monkey
 
Type / number of model:  FT-308-Red, 1113397
 
Batch number / Barcode:  690526565659
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Solder in four different places in the toy contain lead in concentrations above the limit value.
Lead poses a risk to the environment.

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

 
Description:  An electric toy monkey made of hard plastic that should sit around a finger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1902/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Modelling clay
 
Brand: XLS
 
Name: 5D Magic Clay / Clay Super Light
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the clay is too high (measured value up to 6799 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Modelling clay x 12 pots in different colours. Includes 3 modelling tools.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1863/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Gant Cuir - Kaubamaja
 
Type / number of model:  GT1174 pink
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6216000
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 20 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Pair of pink leather gloves with a bow in the wrist area.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1866/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' shoes
 
Brand: Funny Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  509-3 Beden
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8694672030766
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) can easily be detached from the shoes.
A small child may put the small parts 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, soft babies' shoes decorated with ribbons and rhinestones. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1868/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' boots
 
Brand: Fisher Pirce
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  N8606
 
Batch number / Barcode:  94960408584023
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative flower and rhinestones easily detach.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 59300.
 

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

 
Description:  Girl's boots made of blue synthetic buckskin, decorated with rhinestones and a flower with ornamental stones.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1872/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men’s ‘Lederhose' (leather shorts)
 
Brand: Stockerpoint
 
Name: Kurze Herrenlederhose
 
Type / number of model:  Herrenlederhose Thomas; colour: light brown/stone-washed; size: 46
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4251161217288, Batch 5337
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 4.6 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Men’s short trousers made of light brown leather (regional costume) with embroidery. Batches 5338, 5339 and EAN-Codes 4251161217271, 4251161217288, 4251161217295, 4251161217301,4251161217318, 4251161217325, 4251161217332, 4251161217349 are also subject to the recall.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1878/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: L&D
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  89108A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1807160088362
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (beads) can easily be detached from the shoes.
A small child may put these small parts 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:  Artificial leather shoes for little girls. The shoes are decorated with bows and beads. The product is available in pink and cream colour. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1888/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sandals
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art.No. 577-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) can easily be detached from the shoes.
A small child may put the small parts 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 and pink sandals decorated with rhinestones and flowers. The side of the plastic sole is decorated with hearts and translucent butterflies that emit a flashing light when weight is put on the heel.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1890/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: ESILA kids collection
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  302
 
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:  White, short-sleeved dress with zip at the back. The product is decorated with glued rhinestones, half-beads and textile flowers. Size: 86-1Y
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1892/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' clothing set
 
Brand: Sweet Junior
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Z-368
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the hood.
The drawstrings may become trapped during varous activities of the 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 sweatshirt in black & grey colour, with a hood (with drawstrings), intended for 6 year old children.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1893/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: SOSO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KOD-518
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8692563695186
 
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:  Pink clothing set consisting of a long-sleeved T-shirt and trousers. The outfit is decorated with small white pearls. Size: 2Y
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1855/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: JINBADI
 
Name: RELEASE eau de perfume
 
Type / number of model:  N0: 321 Natural Spray
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 939042 301940
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances hexyl cinnamal, linalool, d-limonene, citronellol and geraniol (measured values: 0.14 %, 0.01 %, 0.004%, 0.002 % and 0.001 by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  50 ml Eau de parfum / Eau de Cologne/ Eau de toilette in a grey glass bottle, with spray nozzle. The cap of the bottle is made of black plastic. Sold in a dark turquoise cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1856/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: tianDe
 
Name: ROYAL SCENT Woman
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 70143 Spray
 
Batch number / Barcode:  161202 1715/16, 5 905009 049669
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains hexyl cinnamal, benzyl salicylate, coumarin and alpha-isomethyl ionone (measured values: 0.0069%, 0.0024%, 0.0012% and 0.0011% by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  50 ml eau de parfum in an oval glass bottle, with a gold-coloured, spray nozzle. The bottle has a transparent plastic cap. Sold in a red cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1880/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Body Lotion
 
Brand: Bio Skincare
 
Name: Hand and Body Papaya Skin Whitening Lotion
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number: 30408; Bar code: 5060040701065
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylisochlorothiazolinone (MCI) are listed in the product ingredients. MCI/MI are not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
MI and MCI are sensitizing agents and 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Hand and body skin-whitening lotion in a 400ml white bottle.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/1844/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Jump starter power pack
 
Brand: Exide
 
Name: Lithium Power Booster
 
Type / number of model:  Power supply unit: SW-120100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7392966528852
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The creepage distances between the live primary and accessible secondary windings in the transformer of the adapter are too small.
Consequently, accessible parts might become live and the user could 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: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Jump Starter/Power pack with an AC/DC adapter. Sold in a light blue and white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1848/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Earphones
 
Brand: Kanen
 
Name: Multiplayer Online Games, music
 
Type / number of model:  KM-870
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6945831908702
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product contains lead and cadmium which are harmful for the environment when the product becomes waste.
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).
 
 

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

 
Description:  Silver and black earphones in a black and red plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1853/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply
 
Brand: BESTGK
 
Name: Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  K-T30602000E2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0207719209568
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The pins of the mains plug easily break and detach.
As a consequence, live parts become accessible which could result in electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Power supply converting AC current into 6 volts and 2000mA DC current, sold in a black-white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1882/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric fan
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ventilatore a piantana/Master
 
Type / number of model:  VE40P
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8053251522496
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The push-button overheats and could fail, enabling access to live parts.
A user might consequently receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 603351.
 

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

 
Description:  Floor-standing fan with automatic oscillation.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1894/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Laser light projector
 
Brand: YBF
 
Name: Laser Stage lighting
 
Type / number of model:  YX-D OEM / YB-016
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6900000100691
 
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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Laser projector (mini laser stage lighting) which projects green and red lights via a single opening. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1901/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  3D printer
 
Brand: CTC
 
Name: Bizer Dual Extruder 3D Drucker MK8
 
Type / number of model:  Win-Tinten Schwarz Plug & Play 3D Drucker
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The instructions for use in the national language are missing and insulation is lacking on the lower part of the device.
User may touch live parts of the product and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  3D printer for home use in the hobby sector. The product has been exclusively sold online (via eBay).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark
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Alert number: A11/0099/18       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Padded shorts
 
Brand: TSG
 
Name: Crash pants all terrain
 
Type / number of model:  47057
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Date of manufacture 2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a lack of effective hip protection in the case of impact.
This could result in injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Personal protective equipment, reinforced shorts.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A11/0098/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Ride-on toy
 
Brand: Metalcar
 
Name: ráülős játék
 
Type / number of model:  1016 Motor Cross
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5997421710166
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Injuries
 
There are accessible gaps between the folding seat and the frame of the vehicle.
The fingers can be trapped between the gaps, 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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Four-wheeled, plastic ride-on toy (motorcycle) with flip-up seat, intended for children 12-36 months. Load capacity: less than 20 kg.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1841/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1761*1762; Type: FL3A4, FL3A5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 29.04.2018 and 23.07.2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are missing welding points on the vehicle frame.
The crash safety of the occupants of the vehicle may be compromised.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1857/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car / van
 
Brand: Sprinter, Vito, V-Klass
 
Name: Mercedes-Benz
 
Type / number of model:  Various
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 4 July 2018 and 19 July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wrong control lever in the sub-assembly of the door locks may mean that the doors on the right-hand side of the vehicle will not open, even when unlocked.
In the event of an accident, there is an increased risk of injuries to occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car / van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1858/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Various
 
Type / number of model:  Various
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between September 2016 and November 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The internal plates have been incorrectly fitted in the USB charging socket.
This can lead to burning in the USB socket.
 

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 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1859/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGS, TGX
 
Type / number of model:  Various
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between September 2018 and October 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear left fixing nut for the cab suspension may not have been sufficiently tightened and can become detached, leading to the cab suspension mounting bolt falling out.
This can affect the stability of the cab during braking or acceleration or in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden