Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 51 ( Published on: 21/12/2018)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1959/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bunk bed
 
Brand: ADEKO
 
Name: Lit Cabane
 
Type / number of model:  Model DMPB 90x190cm (position of the ladder at the end of the bed (short side). (Other models DMP, DMPA, DMPBA may also be affected).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The opening between slats of the side barrier is too big and the height of the barrier itself is too short when using the recommended mattresses of 140 mm or thicker.
A child could slip through the slats or tip over the too low barrier and fall on to the ground, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Bunk bed in the shape of a two-storey house, delivered with bed-frames and a ladder positioned widthways. Model for mattress size 90x190cm. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1964/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace with pendant
 
Brand: Fashion.ND
 
Name: Retro Tibetan Silver Elefant Pendant Necklace
 
Type / number of model:  E21033*3, NJ055
 
Batch number / Barcode:  G020201
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of the pendant contains cadmium (measured value: 68% in weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from Wish website, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Metal necklace with a pendant in the shape of an elephant head with a blue rhinestone. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag. The product has been sold online (i.e.- Wish).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1965/18       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace with pendant
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Anatomic heart pendant necklace
 
Type / number of model:  W004270764PNLU
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of the pendant contains cadmium (measured value: 84% in weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from Wish website, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Golden metal necklace chain with a golden metal pendant in the shape of an anatomic heart. It is delivered in a transparent plastic bag. The product has been sold online (i.e.- Wish).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1943/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  White aerosol string
 
Brand:  PARTY STRING
 
Name: stelle filanti bianche
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 13972 - bar code 8021029773227
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
According to the pictogram on the dispenser, the product contains a flammable substance while it lacks the marking for professional users only.
If used for decorative purpose, it may catch fire.

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:  250-ml spray can of party string foam, use-by date 05/07/2020.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1918/18       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Miller
 
Type / number of model:  OTK-202
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697440337302
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Lighter in the shape of beer bottle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1919/18       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Jinming
 
Name: "Pepsi"
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  620111028135
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Lighter in the form of a cola bottle.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1921/18       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: KUZEY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KS/34 M-11112 K2/131 M-14992L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697440348391 and 8697440349244
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighters are appealing to children.
Children may play with them and cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Novelty lighters in the form of an ice cream or in the form of a sports cap with a key-ring attached.The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1932/18       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LIGHTER CLASSIC FASHIONABLE
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A lighter in the shape of a car with a key-ring attached; and a lighter in the shape of a mobile phone.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1935/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting Chain
 
Brand: LLIN-IT
 
Name: 100 LED
 
Type / number of model:  100 LED
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 086585 023667
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device could consequently break, leading to live parts becoming accessible to the user.

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

 
Description:  Christmas lighting chain, consisting of 100 LED, multicoloured bulbs spaced along 9 metres of cable.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1939/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Christmas tree lights
 
Brand: Konstsmide
 
Name: Christmas candle light set
 
Type / number of model:  2316-550
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7318302316556
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.306%).
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:  Christmas tree lights. 20 electrical candles in metallic red.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1966/18       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The supply cord can detach from the control unit exposing live parts.
A person may touch the live parts of the product 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Company recall page:  https://shoppio.dk/content/10-shoppiodk-tilbagekalder-lyskaede-med-sma-stjerner

 
Description:  10m lighting chain with 100 LED stars. Transparent plastic bag. The product has been sold online on https://shoppio.dk/.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1938/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Electric lamp
 
Brand: ByRydéns
 
Name: Bordslampa Gran Angel
 
Type / number of model:  Angel
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The plastic cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.8%).
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:  Wooden decoration lamp in the shape of a Christmas tree
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1942/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Electric lamp
 
Brand: Star Trading
 
Name: Churchill
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The plastic cord contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.3%). In addition, a solder contains lead (measured value up to 65%).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. 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) and 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Electric lamp in shape of a white church. Lights and music
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1904/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: T-ROC
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*1845* Type: A1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 29 January 2018 and 12 June 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An incorrect adhesive bond between the upper and lower parts of the rear spoiler may have been used.
The upper part of the rear spoiler may consequently become detached and drop onto the road, posing a risk to following traffic.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 66J9
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1905/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: KTM and Husqvarna
 
Name: 50 SX and TC50
 
Type / number of model:  KTM 50SX from model year 2019 and HQV TC 50 from model year 2019
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The carburetter slide may stick in the fully open position, preventing the engine to wind down after full acceleration while continuing to run at high speed.
This can lead to uncontrollable riding conditions.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.ktm.com/at/service/sicherheit/

 
Description:  Motorcycle (two-wheeler).
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1926/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: SR400
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2002/24*0672; Type: RH05
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 2013 and 2016 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The nut on the oil line may have been insufficiently tightened.
This can result in oil leaks and present a skid hazard.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1944/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Cadillac
 
Name: CTS
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2004/46*1422*00-04 Type: A1LL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production: 2013 - 2016
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
In vehicles equipped with automatic activation of heated front seats on remote start, occupant pressure on the seat in the same location can over time damage the flexible heating mat inside the seat. In rare cases, this can cause high electrical resistance in the damaged area of the mat.
As a consequence, areas of the seat subject to high electrical resistance may overheat and could lead to a fire when the vehicle is unattended.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18286EU
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1954/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Arteon, Golf, Passat, T-Roc
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0623, e1*2001/116*0307, e1*2007/46*1725, e13*2007/46*1845 Types: AU, 3C, 3H, A1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between May 2018 and August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fitting for the headrest may have been incorrectly welded to the backrest.
As a consequence, the supportive and protective effect of the headrest may be limited in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 72H8
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1955/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: Eduards
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Various models affected
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced in March and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty welding in the drum brake may lead to a loss of brake function.
As a consequence the wheel brake may be insufficiently effective.
 

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

 
Description:  Trailer. Recall code: Eduards-Knott
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1957/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: MT-07, Tracer700, XSR700
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00040, e13*168/2013*00024, e13*168/2013*00025, e13*168/2013*00003, e13*168/2013*00004; type: RM17, RM14, RM15, RM11, RM12
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 2016 and 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The chain guard may become detached and fall onto the road.
This can lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: MT07
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1960/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C-Crosser
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0358*00, e2*2001/116*0358*01, e2*2001/116*0358*02, e2*2001/116*0358*04, e2*2001/116*0358*05, e2*2001/116*0358*06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 17 April 2007 and 18 September 2009 - VIN numbers VF7VVAHNH8U950214 to VF7VVSFZCAZ900934
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The adhesive strength used to fit the sunroof glazing onto the external frame may decrease depending on the temperature and degree of humidity.
The roof glazing may consequently become detached.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code Citroën GMA.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1961/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 4007
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0357*00, e2*2001/116*0357*01, e2*2001/116*0357*02, e2*2001/116*0357*04, e2*2001/116*0357*05
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured from 17 April 2007 to 18 September 2009 - VIN numbers: VF3VV4HNH8U900219 to VF3VV4HNHAZ801145
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The adhesive strength used to fit the sunroof glazing onto the external frame may decrease depending on the temperature and degree of humidity.
The roof glazing may consequently become detached.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code JDV.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1962/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C-Crosser
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0358*01, e2*2001/116*0358*02, e2*2001/116*0358*04, e2*2001/116*0358*05, e2*2001/116*0358*06, e2*2001/116*0358*07, e2*2001/116*0358*08, e2*2001/116*0358*09
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured from 20/03/2008 to 17/11/2011 - VIN: VF7VVSFZF8U964730 to VF7VVSFY9CU902863
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to the unsuitable design of the dynamic tensioner of the accessory belt, slip-resistance efforts will increase over time which may lead to cracks in the area of the tensioner strap.
The strap could consequently break and the belt fall, resulting in a loss of power steering, the battery discharging and the engine overheating.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code Peugeot GMH
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1963/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 4007
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0357*01, e2*2001/116*0357*02, e2*2001/116*0357*04, e2*2001/116*0357*05, e2*2001/116*0357*06, e2*2001/116*0357*07, e2*2001/116/0357*08
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured from 20/03/2008 to 15/11/2011 - VIN: VF3VVSFZF8U914755 to VF3VVSFY9CU802931
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to the unsuitable design of the dynamic tensioner of the accessory belt, slip-resistance efforts will increase over time which may lead to cracks in the area of the tensioner strap.
The strap could consequently break and the belt fall, resulting in a loss of power steering, the battery discharging and the engine overheating.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code Peugeot JEB
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1968/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Lancer
 
Type / number of model:  Model: Lancer (CS0A, CS0W, CT9A); Model year: 2004 to 2007; EC-type approval number: e1*2001/116*0233*00; e1*2001/116*0259*00;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: from June 2003 to December 2008.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the air bag inflator may degrade over time.
In the event of the airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the driver.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: R30358 (18-031-SR).
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1969/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: ASX, Lancer, Lancer Sportback and Space Star.
 
Type / number of model:  - EC-type approval number: e1*2007/46*0368*00, e1*2007/46*0951*00, e1*2001/116*0441*00, - Model: ASX (GA1W, 2011 to 2017), Lancer (CY1A, CY6A, 2011), Lancer Sportback (CX1A, CX6A, 2011) and Space Star (A03A, 2013 to 2018)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured from June 2010 to April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an inappropriate programming of the electrical control unit (ECU), even if the battery is deteriorated or used up, the ECU may stop the engine while circulating.
Consequently the car cannot be re-started, increasing the risk of accident with the incoming traffic.

 

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

 
Description:  - Passenger car under Mitsubishi recall code: R30376 (18-030-SR).
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1971/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Maserati
 
Name: Quattroporte
 
Type / number of model:  Model year 2015-2017
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A resistor in the fuel pump may fail and lead to low pressure.
This can cause a loss of engine power or a stall.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1967/18       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle helmet
 
Brand: Lazer
 
Name: Magma, Blade, Elle and Jade
 
Type / number of model:  BLC2005661567; BLC2005661568; BLC2177882496; BLC2177882258; BLC2177882497; BLC2005666793; BLC2177882267; BLC2005666928 Identification code LZB-08 and LZB-18
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected models were manufactured in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The strap anchorage may be inadequately attached to the helmet.
In case of an accident, the strap may detach, thus releasing the helmet and increasing the risk of injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation).
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.lazersport.com/recall-blade-and-magma

 
Description:  Bicycle helmet made of plastic material with fastening device.
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/1908/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: Lorelli
 
Name: Fiesta
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No. 10020731718A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 800151 905943, The affected products were sold between 2014 and 2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The pushchair is not stable enough and the restraint system can be easily released.
Consequently, the child could fall out of the pushchair or receive injuries if it tips over.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable pushchair intended for children older than 6 months and weighing up to 15 kg.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1914/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Babies' soother
 
Brand: mumlove
 
Name: Top Quality Silicone Baby Pacifier
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Entrapment
 
The soother can break generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Moreover, there are accessible gaps between parts of the soother and, as a consequence, fingers can become trapped.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the products from the Wish platform (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Authority warning consumers of the risk

 
Description:  The soother has an automatic cover to prevent dirt from entering. It is packed in a blister pack without the required markings. The product was sold online, for example on the Wish marketplace.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1933/18       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s cot
 
Brand: baby one
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model : SEHZADE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Cuts, Injuries
 
The buttons in the upholstery can be easily detached. A child could put one in the mouth and choke on it.
The adjustable side barrier is not high enough and lacks an automatic locking mechanism. There are gaps between the barrier and the base of the cot in which the child's fingers could be caught.

A child might fall over the side of the cot, or the side barrier might spontaneously drop, which could cause the child to fall onto the floor.

Additionally the base of the product is not strong enough and could break while the child is in the cot.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European Standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s cot, size 130 x 70 cm made of white wood and padded pink upholstery. It can be covered with a pink lace curtain and has two wooden drawers underneath.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1903/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy tank
 
Brand: HONGXINDA
 
Name: Land Tiger - JUSTICE ASSAULT
 
Type / number of model:  M26 / MKC464838
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 601509 561683, 84777X151
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Damage to sight
 
The battery compartment is easily accessible and the button batteries could be swallowed.

A child might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract.
The laser beam in the tank's turret is too powerful.

Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated toy army tank, with a red laser in the turret. Packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1906/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy guitar
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Toys - Giatara
 
Type / number of model:  TG219216-675-219
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902280876236
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Strangulation
 
The strap attached to the toy does not have a quick release mechanism and the battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools so the batteries inside are accessible.
If the strap is worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped. The absence of a quick release mechanism, enabling the child to detach the strap, can lead to strangulation. The child may put the batteries in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic, battery-powered toy guitar in the shape of a rabbit. A strap is attached in order to wear the guitar around the neck. Packaged in plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1915/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Key-ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  code 5224
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20052249
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance, volume and size, it is likely that consumers will confuse the product with foodstuff and, in consequence, place it in the mouth.

Parts of the keyring can easily detach.
A small child might choke on the loose parts.

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

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

 
Description:  Key-rings with an attached piece of foam in the shape of a biscuit or a piece of fruit.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1923/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Modern Pretty Girl
 
Type / number of model:  NO.2610
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9 684112 140734
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values: 2.8%, 0.7% and 0.3% in weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and/or the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll, 30cm tall, with two different short dresses and a sceptre. The doll is packed in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1940/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: Sweet Friens
 
Name: Baddocka
 
Type / number of model:  698
 
Batch number / Barcode:  STK0115010454
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The PVC plastic of the packaging contains cadmium (measured value up to 0.038%).
Cadmium is toxic to the environment and can also cause osteoporosis, kidney damage and cancer.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on packaging and packaging waste.
 

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

 
Description:  A doll in a bath tub with accessories. The packaging is made of thicker, transparent PVC plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1941/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bouncing ball
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hoppboll
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6885431442087
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The red plastic in the bouncing ball contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.215%. In addition, the plastic contains diisobutyl phthalate (measured value up to 28%).
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.

Diisobuthyl phthalate may damage the unborn child and is suspected of damaging fertility. Also, the substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and is very toxic to aquatic life.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation) and with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  A red bouncing ball with a print and two handles.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1947/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Forest Toys
 
Name: Super Gadgets
 
Type / number of model:  12876/Black slime with skull
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700156412876, Lot No 2283/161017
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: up to 557 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Black skull figure containing black toy slime.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1948/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Fashionable joker
 
Type / number of model:  No.8800
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 584156 160006
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 26.5% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with blond hair and green dress with snow flakes printed on it. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1949/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MOANA
 
Type / number of model:  NO.K003-A, K003-B (on the box) N:146550 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 584156 146550
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 30.5% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll depicting a cartoon character. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1950/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Doc McStuffins
 
Type / number of model:  NO.978 (on the box) P04944 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 586019 404944
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured values: 15% and 14% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system or the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll depicting a cartoon character, packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1951/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty FASHION DOLL
 
Type / number of model:  NO.003 (on the packaging) REF:656752 (on tle label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 901680 656752
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 32.5% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with blond/pink hair, pink dress and orange shoes. Packed in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1952/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Model
 
Type / number of model:  No.5533 (on the box) N:115952 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 585030 115952
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with two dresses and small accessories. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1953/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Sea Journey
 
Type / number of model:  NO.506 (on the packaging) N:122172 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 585030 122172
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains di-butyl phthalate (DBP), bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured values: 0.8%, 0.6% and 0.4% in weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and/or the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic mermaid doll with accessories (sea animals). Packed in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1956/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft textile doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: bábika
 
Type / number of model:  NO: DY01040 Ref.- 140275
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 904601 402758
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools leaving the contained button cell batteries accessible.
A child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. They may also cause choking if swallowed by a small child.

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

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

 
Description:  A soft stuffed doll with battery operated sound effects, with a string at the top of its head to allow hanging it. It is packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1958/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: GAZELO toys
 
Name: Maskotka
 
Type / number of model:  Z2504-Z2504-1061
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 907773 961307
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes of the rabbit easily detach.
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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A soft stuffed toy in the shape of a rabbit, packed in a transparent plastic bag, intended for children older than 18 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1970/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bath toy set
 
Brand: Foxter
 
Name: Bathing fun
 
Type / number of model:  BLS85-20
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: 826251 Bar code: 2 000313 312805
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small parts can easily detach from the toys.
A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Set of plastic bath toys in a transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1910/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: Tongs baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  code 1028 PEMBE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2016102830009
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small rhinestones can be easily detached.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

 

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

 
Description:  Babies' clothing set consisting of pink trousers and a white top with white rhinestones.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1911/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: BREEZE GIRLS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  code 7236 model 11434
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (pearls) may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's clothing set consisting of leggings and a long-sleeved top with decorative pearls.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1912/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tunic top
 
Brand: BREEZE GIRLS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 11264, code 7232
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000000072326
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative pearls can easily be detached.
A small child can put them in the mouth and choke.

 

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

 
Description:  Children's top with decorative flowers and pearls on the front.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1913/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: J.N.S.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  code No. DJ-905, 13941
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small rhinestones can be easily detached.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's clothing set consisting of leggings and a top. On the leggings there are glued white rhinestones, in the form of kittens.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1916/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dresses
 
Brand: Caramell
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  1. Baby dress consisting of two parts (a top and a skirt) with glued rhinestones;2. Baby dress with glued small rhinestones.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1917/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: Collection FS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of the child and lead 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:  Children's sleeveless jacket with hood, designed for children up to 14 years of age.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1920/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: Atabay Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative parts can easily become detached.
A small child may put these small parts in the mouth, causing choking.

 

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

 
Description:  Clothing set for children up to 3 years of age consisting of leggings and a top, with a motif of kittens decorated with pearls and rhinestones.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1922/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Mighty Wrapps
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has drawstrings in the waist area which are too long and not attached.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's trousers for young children up to the age of 7.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1924/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sports clothing sets
 
Brand: Champion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) Style CHZ183440 Cat number: CHZ183440-358 2) Style CHZ183340 Cat. number: CHZ183340-2192
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2018000630576 and 2018000630507
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Grey or blue sports set consisting of trousers and a top with hood for children up to 14 year of age.
Country of origin:  Bangladesh
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1925/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: JIAOZILONG
 
Name: Always original
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has drawstrings in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's tracksuit trousers
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1927/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shorts
 
Brand: HUAXING
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. 8803
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has too long drawstrings in the waist area.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Shorts intended for children and adolescents from 7 to 14 years of age.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1928/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children' sports top
 
Brand: CIKOBY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CE 1301
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20192747
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Sweatshirt with hood for children up to 14 years of age.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1929/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: FU YOU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  RQ871
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has drawstrings in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's jeans designed for small children up to 7 years of age.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1930/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: MACKAYS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  M8K022350043129AD Model : MACKAYS 2350-043
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1385609491831
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product has drawstrings in the waist and neck area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Tracksuit intended for young children up to 7 years old. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1931/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children`s t-shirt
 
Brand: Hope Star
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BK298
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The t-shirt contains small parts that can be easily detached.
Young children may put these small parts in the mouth, which could obstruct the airways and cause choking.
 

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

 
Description:  T-shirt with decorative rhinestones, designed for small children up to 3 years of age.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1934/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: FOX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KGW19-95601
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The garment has drawstrings in the hood.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's pink sweatshirt with a hood. The sweatshirt is intended for children up to 4 years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1907/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative cherries
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Chereshi stiropor
 
Type / number of model:  1) 20 mm diameter - 801833 2) 10 mm diameter - 801830
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 3 800930 478231 2) 3 800930 478200
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance, volume and size, it is likely that consumers will confuse the product with foodstuff and in consequence place it in the mouth.

The cherry can easily detach from its stem.
A small child could choke on the loose cherry.

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

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic bag containing red styrofoam cherries with a green metal stem. Sold in two sizes, 20 mm (20 units/bag) or 10 mm (50 units/bag).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1936/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2 223878 502423
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product does not provide protection to users due to the absence of shutters on live parts.
Users could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive nor the relevant standard BS 1363.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Travel plug adaptor with switch: UK 3-pin-type.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1937/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Car power inverter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 1500W DC to AC power inverter
 
Type / number of model:  1500W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 920180 301886
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product has no shutters to protect against access to live parts, which could result in the user receiving an electric shock.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the standard BS 1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Car battery power inverter that changes DC voltage to AC 240 V supply.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51

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Alert number: A12/1945/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  E-cigarette
 
Brand: SMOK
 
Name: The Cloud Beast - TFV8
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1324003000010
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product lacks a child-proof fastening and opening mechanism.
As a consequence, children may come into contact with the liquid inside the device.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  E-cigarette set containing an atomiser and reservoir, not preloaded with liquid.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1946/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  E-cigarette
 
Brand: ELEAF
 
Name: iJUST 3
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6941197601530
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product lacks a child-proof fastening and opening mechanism.
As a consequence, children may come into contact with the liquid inside the device.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  E-cigarette set comprising a reservoir, battery and atomiser, not preloaded with liquid.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1972/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel immersion heater
 
Brand: HEJ
 
Name: Kофе
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The grip which insulates the connection between power supply cord and the metallic heating element is too small.
A user might touch the metallic live part of the product and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Immersion heater packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2018 - 51