Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 1 (Published on: 04/01/2019)
At the request of the notifying national authority, notifications A12/1358/16, A12/1359/16, A12/1360/16, A12/1364/16, A12/1367/16, A12/1368/16, A12/1487/16, A12/1488/16, A12/1640/16, A12/1641/16 and A12/1642/16 have been removed from reports 2016-43 of 28/10/2016, 2016-46 of 18/11/2016 and 2016-49 of 09/12/2016, following improvement of the labelling of the products concerned.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1983/18       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Sun loungers
 
Brand: Crespo
 
Name: Bed loungers
 
Type / number of model:  AL/363-DL-40 AL/364-17 AP/363-AD-80
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 421228 021400 8 421228 248173 8 421228 201802
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front and back legs of the sun loungers do not have a locking mechanism.
Consequently, they could spontaneously close when used and fingers or limbs of the user could be trapped, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Foldable sun loungers with metal frame and garments in fabric, in different colours. The products are sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1977/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: Cynel Unipress
 
Name: Juotostina 60/40
 
Type / number of model:  0,7 mm x 100 g
 
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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Metallic soldering wire on a blue coil.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1978/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: Cynel Unipress
 
Name: Juotostina
 
Type / number of model:  1 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Clear plastic tube containing 10 or 16 g of metal soldering wire. The tube is closed by a blue cap.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1992/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Disinfectant for surfaces and tools
 
Brand: Silcare
 
Name: Hydro sept
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 906720 566619 Lot.- 12/2017
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains isopropyl alcohol, ethanol, hydrogen peroxide and methanol (measured values: 39%, 23%, 1% and 1% respectively), but lacks the appropriate labelling and language.
The consumer is unaware of the risks and could incorrectly use the product which could lead to intoxication and organ damages.

The product does not comply with the CLP Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  500 ml of disinfectant solution for surfaces and tools, sold in plastic bottle with spray nozzle.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/1997/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: JAKA&I
 
Name: LR20S/LED
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3831010085667
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The products lacks the required markings and safety information. As a consequence, the user might connect and use the product incorrectly. Moreover, it does not provide adequate earthing connection and there may be ingress of water into the enclosure of light.
As a consequence, the insulation of the product may be reduced and user may touch live parts, leading to an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  LED floodlight
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1999/18       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: EMOS
 
Name: Futura2
 
Type / number of model:  ZS1821
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8592920046777
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The products lacks the required markings and safety information. As a consequence, the user might connect and use the product incorrectly. The basic insulation of the wiring can become damaged due to the sharp edges at the openings where the internal wiring passes through.
This reduces the protection against live parts and can lead to an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  LED floodlight
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1980/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: Megane RS
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2207/46*0546*09
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured at the Palencia factory between 1 February 2018 and 9 May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a defect in the engine compartment, the battery wiring could be cut.
As a consequence the car could lose electrical power while driving, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Renault recall code 0CX2.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1986/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C1
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0238*00-10 Type: P*****
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 10 May 2005 and 20 November 2013.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
It is possible that the glue that adheres the windowpane to the rear door could come loose.
In this event the pane would be fixed at only one point and could drop onto the road.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: GMM
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1987/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 107
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0237*00-10 Type: P*****
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 10 May 2005 and 20 November 2013.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
It is possible that the glue that adheres the windowpane to the rear door could come loose.
In this event the pane would be fixed at only one point and could drop onto the road.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code: JED
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/2001/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: VFR800F
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e4*168/2013*00042*00; Type: 2ED
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: between Nov 22, 2017 and Jul 20, 2018; model year: 2018.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Some canister charge tubes are routed improperly and can touch the exhaust pipe.
The heat from the exhaust pipe can damage the tube and may cause a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: 3KF.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1994/18       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Sit harness for climbing
 
Brand: Roca
 
Name: Amazonia
 
Type / number of model:  Type C - ref. B6122
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8436020130168
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The connection stitching between the leg loops and the waist belt is not resistant enough.
The product may break, causing the climber to fall and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12277.
 

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

 
Description:  Climbing equipment (sit harness).
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1995/18       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Energy absorbing system for climbing protection
 
Brand: Rock empire
 
Name: Dynamax
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595570113332, Batch : I/18, 170292/40
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The climbing protection device is not sufficiently resistant to loads.
The product could break during use, causing the climber to fall down and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 958.
 

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

 
Description:  Energy absorbing system for Via Ferrata. The product is packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1973/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Building blocks
 
Brand: Universe of imagination
 
Name: Building blocks with pins - Discovery
 
Type / number of model:  191385, MFR 5F62652
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small loose parts.
A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

Company recall page:  http://trufr.imageg.net/graphics/media/trufr/Merch_PDF/Affiche-rappel-UNIVERSE-OF-IMAGINATION-skn-191385.pdf

 
Description:  Plastic bag with a zipper filled with 100 pieces of plastic building blocks in several colours, with pins.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1974/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush pyjama bag
 
Brand: JJA
 
Name: Range pyjama
 
Type / number of model:  1) Pyjama range, white rabbit / ref. 127365A , 2) Pyjama range, taupe lion / ref. 127365B , 3) Pyjama range, grey elephant / ref. 127365C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 3560234524552, 2) 3560234524569, 3) 3560234524576
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The zipper can detach easily from the toy, generating a small part.
A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Animal-shaped soft toy used to store pyjamas.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1981/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Tea set
 
Brand: Panritos
 
Name: "Luxury Kitchen Play Set"
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 1704U234 SK78B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 817042 102348 Lot.- 25022018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The teapot and its lid can easily break leaving sharp edges accessible.
A small child could get hurt with them.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy Tea set with various utensils and accessories. Packaging: The product comes in a blister cardboard and plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1984/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Magnetic putty
 
Type / number of model:  Red
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6912556110024, lot 000427013
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The migration of barium, lead and boron from the slime is too high (measured values: 896mg/kg, 24.3 mg/kg and 589 mg/kg respectively) and it contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux.
Barium is potentially toxic if ingested. Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system and lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.
If a child swallows this small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Red slime with magnet.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1985/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll with accessories
 
Brand: Super Juguete
 
Name: Cute
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 1836
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435265718759
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The soother and the bottle can break, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby doll with accessories (soother, bottle) supplied in a box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1988/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A-20089 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6956520200892
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes, the nose and the suction cup can easily be detached from the toy and generate small parts.
A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Light brown soft toy (teddy bear) with a blue t-shirt and a suction cup fixed to the head. The toy is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1989/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: AURORA
 
Name: YooHoo & Friends
 
Type / number of model:  POPSTAR YOOHOO (on the label) ITEM#70023-7 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  092943700239 (on the label)
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cup can easily detach.
A child may put it in the mouth, which could result in an obstruction of the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  Plush toy with a suction cup fixed to the head. The toy is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1991/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Beach toy set
 
Brand: Marco's Toys
 
Name: Juguete playa
 
Type / number of model:  refs. 0623 and 1616
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435399006234 and 8435399016165
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The octopus and the boat inside the toy set can have dangerous sharp points.
These elements become accessible to children and could cause injury.

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:  Plastic beach toy sets with accessories (octopus, ref. 1616, and boat, ref. 0623). The product comes in a plastic net with a label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1998/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO. QQV-115
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1701080981157
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The nose can easily detach from the soft toys, generating small parts.
A small child may put the detached element 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.
 

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

 
Description:  Plush monkey with black plastic eyes and nose and with velcro on the hands. By pressing the monkey's belly, the monkey emits sound. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2003/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Best all
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  920973
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6981939209730
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes may easily be detached from the toy, generating small parts.
A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Light green plush teddy bear with a bow. The toy is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2004/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Teething ring
 
Brand: JANOD
 
Name: Baby Pop teething ring
 
Type / number of model:  Baby Pop Teething Ring - Rabbit J04609; Baby Pop Teething Ring - Fox J04610
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The beads may become detached, generating small parts.
A child could put a bead in the mouth and choke.

 

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

 
Description:  Teething ring, with beads attaching a wooden rabbit or fox to the ring.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/2005/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Outdoor toy – castle with slide
 
Brand: PILSAN
 
Name: CASTLE SLIDE
 
Type / number of model:  07962
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8693461079627
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The paint used for the railings contains a high amount of lead (measured value: 698.2 mg/kg).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.
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 (By: Distributor)

Company recall page:  https://www.picwic.com/CMS/infos-produits

 
Description:  Outdoor toy – castle with slide. Products sold between April 2018 and November 2018 are subject to the recall.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1979/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men’s shoes
 
Brand: Scalpers
 
Name: Marshall sneakers
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 16329 Bordeaux
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 433740 628494
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the insole is too high (measured value: 23 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Pair of sportive shoes, with light brown leather and grey and dark red synthetic material sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1982/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's boots
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: CAMELOT boots
 
Type / number of model:  Taupe - 213750738 Pink - 113750760
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Taupe - 00916920772 Pink - 00916887678
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rhinestones on the product easily detach.
A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant national standard UNE 59300.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's boots in synthetic material decorated with small rhinestones.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2002/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: BIRRETI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 6.2 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Women's leather gloves.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2007/18       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: YVFS SAINT LAORFNT
 
Name: OPIUM POUR HOMME
 
Type / number of model:  58042A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6936832890790
The product is counterfeit.
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains hexyl cinnamal, linalool, benzyl benzoate, coumarin, citronellol, eugenol, cyclohexene carboxaldehyde and geraniol (measured values: 0.41%, 0.038%, 0.019%, 0.013%, 0.012%, 0.0097%, 0.0077% and 0.024 by weight, respectively).
These substances can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation. The consumers are not aware of their presence because they are not indicated in the list of ingredients.

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:  “Eau de Toillete / BABAOL I PERFUME“ – pour homme - in a glass bottle, with a plastic cap. Volume 100ml.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1990/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Fridge magnet
 
Brand: En Shrine
 
Name: Cake fridge magnet
 
Type / number of model:  8822 (Package), YX-8808 (product)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6968468480038 (product), 739287088220 (Package)
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to their characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke on it or small parts of it. The small magnet can easily be detached.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the food imitating products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft squishy articles used as fridge magnets, imitating food products in a variety of cake forms with a small magnet attached to it. Packaging: transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1993/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Fridge magnet
 
Brand: JUMBO SQUISNY
 
Name: Cake fridge magnet
 
Type / number of model:  G 4232
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410125376
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to their characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff.
his may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke on it or small parts of it. The small magnet can easily be detached.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the food imitating products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft squishy articles, used as fridge magnets, imitating food products in a variety of shapes with a small magnet attached to it. Packaging: transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1996/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Tealight candles
 
Brand: Depesche
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  441243_A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4010070352134
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The tea-light candle is attached to an inflammable cardboard box.
The cardboard box can catch fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Tea-light candle attached to a cardboard box. Sold individually. Contains several cardboard boxes with different names: best wishes candle, birthday candle, get well candle, lucky candle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2006/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Snow glitter spray
 
Brand: IDEA’S
 
Name: Christmas Spray brillante
 
Type / number of model:  Neve 8 050766125594 art HX906619, , Oro 8 33250047138.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 0217
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Fire
 
According to the pictograms, the spray contains a highly flammable or a mutagenic and/or reprotoxic substance while it lacks the marking for restriction to professional use only.
If used for decorative purpose, it may catch fire and it may harm the health, 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:  250 ml aerosol glitter spray for decorative purpose.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2008/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Electrical Christmas decoration
 
Brand: Konstsmide
 
Name: Decoration tree LED
 
Type / number of model:  3377-600
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7318303377600
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The plastic feet contain short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). (measured value up to 1.5%).
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 (POPs Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Decorative tree (brown) with white LED. 1x0.6 m. Only the old batches (already sent to destruction) are affected in this withdrawal. The package is marked with LiYang Wonderland.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1975/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: AC/DC Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  0910
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The creepage and clearance distances are too small and the connections to the live and neutral pins is inadequate.
The product may short-circuit and overheat, leading to fire and users may touch live parts of the product, leading to an electric shock.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic adaptor in a plain white cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/1976/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: Innova
 
Name: Prolongador múltiple - ISE 2P5
 
Type / number of model:  VD3015DU
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The shutters in the sockets do not uphold the plugged pins strongly enough.
Consequently, a plug might partially release itself from the sockets, leaving live pins accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.
 

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

 
Description:  Black extension lead with 5 sockets and two USB ports. Packaged in a black and orange cardboard box with a plastic window that allows the product to be seen.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2000/18       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Adapter for angle grinder
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electric chain saw stand
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
If the adapter is used on an angle grinder, the product becomes against its intended use a chainsaw without the appropriate safety features.
This could lead to risk of injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Adapter set to convert an angle grinder into an chainsaw (Angle grinder not included). All necessary parts are in a box (35 x 13 cm) and have to be assembled by the costumer. The product has been sold online (in particular Amazon, eBay, Aliexpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
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Alert number: A12/2009/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Conecto, Conecto G
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0036, e1*2007/46*0037; Type: 628B01, 628B02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between October 2017 and December 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear destination sign box may come loose and fall off because of poor mounting.
This poses a risk of injury to passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1

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Alert number: A12/2010/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: Saris
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DV135, FW150, FW2000, GX2700, Royal Giant 30, Royal Giant 300, PK30, PKC Giant 30, PKC Royal 30, PKC20, PKL30, PKR140, PL1820, PL2027, PLV2027, PM1727, PMV1720, POL, POLV, POMC, POS1520, PSV1527,Woody
 
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: Saris-Knott
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/2011/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: WM Meyer
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Various models
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty welding in the drum brake may lead to a loss of brake function.
As a consequence, the wheel brake may be insufficiently effective.
 

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

 
Description:  Trailer. Recall code: WM Meyer-Knott
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/2012/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Light truck
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Dyna
 
Type / number of model:  KDY221, KDY231, KDY251, KDY261
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 16/09/2010 and 21/09/2012 are affected
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
In the Exhaust Gas Recirculation device’s cooler (recirculating gas cooling unit) of the affected diesel vehicles, due to a lack of strength of the bypass pipe that removes and sends exhaust gas to the intake system, cracks may occur in the pipe connection with repeated cooling and heating.
If use is continued as is, exhaust gas levels may not satisfy emission standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Light truck- EC-type approval number: e9*2007/46*0066*.
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 1
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, The Netherlands