Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 2 (Published on: 11/01/2019)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Serious risk 

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Alert number: A12/0041/19       
Category:  Hand tools
 
Product:  Wrench
 
Brand: TOMBER
 
Name: Siirtoleukapihti
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6438284124749
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The handles contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) benzo(a)pyrene (measured value: 2.1 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value: 2.5 mg/kg), benz(a)anthracene (measured value: 6 mg/kg), chrysene and triphenylene (measured value: 3.9 mg/kg), benz(b)fluoranthene, benzo(j)fluoranthene and benzo(k)fluoranthene (measured value: 2.5 mg/kg).
These PAHs are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black wrench (size 7", 180 mm) with neon green plastic handles, attached to a black plastic hanger with sticker-label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0001/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Climbing harness
 
Brand: NTR / Ropes & Belts
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The strength of the product is inadequate as the connections between the hip belt and leg loops as well as the connection between the hip bealt and the buckle can tear apart.
This can result in the climber falling from a significant height, leading to injury.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation) and with the relevant European standard EN 12277.
 

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

 
Description:  The product has been advertised and sold on Amazon as a climbing harness. Only the reference NTR / Ropes & Belts is legible on the label; the remaining information appears to be in Chinese characters.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0002/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Climbing rope
 
Brand: AL-NASR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Climbing Outdoor Security Equipment
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rope is insufficiently resistant to dynamic loads.
The rope could break during use causing the climber to fall to the ground.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation) and the relevant European standard EN 892.

 

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

 
Description:  The product was advertised on Amazon as climbing rope. The only legible writing on the packaging/product label is AL-NASR; the remaining information is in what are assumed to be Chinese characters. Information on the rope according to images of the product: 9.8 mm, 40 m
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0003/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Climbing harness
 
Brand: GHB
 
Name: Climbing Harness
 
Type / number of model:  Model: SG-626
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The strength of the product is inadequate as the connections between the hip belt and leg loops as well as the connection between the hip bealt and the buckle can tear apart.
This can result in the climber falling from a significant height, leading to injury.

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) and with the relevant European standard EN 12277.
 

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

 
Description:  Type C climbing harness (sit harness). The harness comes in a bag with the imprint GHB. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0031/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (“Hoverboard”)
 
Brand: YUBIX
 
Name: Hoverboard
 
Type / number of model:  Type / Number of model Scooter: K5 Power charger: AOI-08420155DD1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  2-wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard), including instructions and charger. Charger Input: 100-240V~ Output: DC 42V. Packaged in a rectangular cardboard box marked with ‘YubiX New Structure Self balance Scooter’ and a picture of the product.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0033/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (“Hoverboard”)
 
Brand: Celect
 
Name: Smart balance wheel
 
Type / number of model:  CELS6-0-RED
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5420023959577
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire.

Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  2-wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard), including instructions, and charger. Charger Input: 100-240VAC Output: 42VDC 2000mA. Packaged in a rectangular cardboard box marked with ‘Smart balance wheel’ and a picture of the hoverboard on the packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0034/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (“Hoverboard”)
 
Brand: Doc Green
 
Name: Hoverboard
 
Type / number of model:  HB 8000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9120060988047 / Manufactured: 12/2016
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire.
Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  2-wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard), including instructions, and charger. Charger Input: 100-240V~ Output: DC 42V. Packaged in a rectangular cardboard box marked with 'Hoverboard HB 8000’ and a picture of a hoverboard on the packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0035/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (“Hoverboard”)
 
Brand: Smarty casablanca
 
Name: Electric Balance Scooter, art.nr. 1178011
 
Type / number of model:  CHIC-D07
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4251237146849 / Manufacturing date 8/2017
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire.
Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  2-wheel hoverboard, including instructions, and charger. Charger Input: 200-240V~ Output: DC 36V. Packaged in a rectangular cardboard box marked with 'Smarty Hoverboard Casablanca' and a picture of a hoverboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0007/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Grey Wash Dark
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number SS250
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.021 µg/kg; total of PAHs: 9.9 mg/kg).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  29.6-ml bottle of dark grey tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0008/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Pelle
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number SS227
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 19 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  29.6-ml bottle of orange tattoo ink
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0009/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: SILVER
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number SS239
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.014 µg/kg; total of PAHs: 2.7 mg/kg).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  29.6-ml bottle of dark grey tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0010/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: SWAMP GREEN
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number SS224
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 85.3 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  29.6-ml bottle of green tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2017/18       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Bright Sunshine
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number SS226
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 50 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  29.6 ml bottle of yellow-orange tattoo pigment.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0004/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Light/bulb
 
Brand: BundleBerry
 
Name: Gun Metal Firework Bulb
 
Type / number of model:  517519 UBX 00
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Metal coating on the bulb is in contact with the screw fitting of the bulb.
This causes the surface of the bulb to become live when the lamp is switched on.

 

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

 
Description:  Light / bulb. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0013/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X3
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1797 Type: G3X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between March 2018 and August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screw connection on the steering spindle may not have been sufficiently tightened.
The screw connection may consequently detach, leading to a loss of steering.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall codes: 0032750200 and 0032770200
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0017/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van / passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Proace
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e2*2007/46*0538 and e2*2007/46*0537.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year: 2016 through 2018;
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The tightening torque of the threaded connection between the ball joint and knuckle may decrease and the A/C compressor pulley could break. If this occurs, the pulley will separate into 2 components that will rotate against each other, generating heat.
The bolts holding the front and rear suspension arm to the chassis could be deformed and break and the steering rack fixation might be damaged.
The ball joint might detach from the knuckle. The heat generated at the AC compressor pulley may damage surrounding parts. The front suspension arm and the rear arm could detach from the chassis during driving. Moreover, the steering rack might detach during driving.

 

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

 
Description:  Van / passenger car. Company recall code: 18SMD130.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0018/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A3, Q2
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0607, e1*2007/46*1552 Types: 8V, GA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between calendar week 22 2018 and calendar week 31 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: 72H9
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0022/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 2, BT-50, 6, CX-7, CX-9, RX-8
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Mazda 2, produced between 19 July 2007 - 3 November 2014, Mazda 6, produced between 3 August 2007 - 92 January 2010, Mazda BT-50, produced between 2 May July 2006 - 22 March 2011, Mazda CX-7, produced between 1 January 2007 - 12 June 2009, Mazda CX-9, produced between 20 September 2007 - 9 August 2012, MazdaRX-8, produced between 28 July 2003 - 1 July 2010
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the air bag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture.
In the event of the passenger frontal 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 occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall Campaign TAKATA Air Bag Quality Issue – Phase III – multiple vehicles
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0028/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: C-Max, Focus, Kuga, Mondeo, S-Max, Galaxy
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers e13*2007/46*1103*17, e13*2007/46*1138*16, e13*2001/116*0109*41, e13*2001/116*0249*30, E13*2001/116*0185*25
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 30/06/2016 and 30/05/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The clutch pressure plate may break.
This may result in reduced vehicle performance.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18S39
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0030/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Three-wheeled motorcycle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Slingshot
 
Type / number of model:  Model year 2015 and 2016 Slingshot motorcycles
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 15/05/2014 and 08/10/2015
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The backup camera could fail internally and melt the voltage regulator over-mold.
As a consequence, the circuit fuse may blow, which would inhibit proper tail light function.
 

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

 
Description:  Three-wheeled motorcycle
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0038/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Transit Connect
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number e1*2001/116*0207*21
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Transit Connect 1.0L Eco.Boost Manual Transmission built between 10/07/2016 and 09/05/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The clutch pressure plate may break.
This may result in reduced vehicle performance.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18S39
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0039/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: i-Car Petrol
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number : 000/002/00189/4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 27/01/2006 and 13/11/2007
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a defect in the inflator of the passenger side airbag.
Metal fragments may be released when the airbag is activated, which can cause injury to passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall codes: R3035811, R3035821, R3035840
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2018/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorhome
 
Brand: Hymer
 
Name: B-SL
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1102*15 and 17; Type: EG/HF001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were built in 2017 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The adhesive of the side-windows might weaken.
As a consequence the window may become detached while the vehicle is in motion.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorhome. Recall code: 015-053-1003-F15
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2019/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Astra
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e4*2007/46*0996*00 to e4*2007/46*0996*11; Model: Astra K; Model year: 2016 - 2018 Astra 1.6 Diesel with manual transmission;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Various VIN's numbers.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake master cylinder might get contaminated by foreign material particles which come from the clutch slave cylinder sealing. These particles adhere to the brake master cylinder seals eventually causing an internal leakage on the brake master cylinder.
This may cause no pressure in the brake system and a reduction in braking power where the brake pedal is applied slowly and constantly.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code: 18-C-120 (E181803130).
Country of origin:  Poland, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland, Romania, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/2021/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: Captur, Clio IV, Kangoo II
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0364*44 and e2*2007/46*0006*39 (kangoo II) e2*2001*116*0327*83, e2*2001/116*0327*84 and e2*2001/116*0327*85, e2*2007/46*0008*37 and e2*2007/46*0008*38 (Clio-Captur)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 20/02/2018 and 14/04/2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The catalytic converter has not been correctly welded.
As a consequence, exhaust gas may leak into the engine compartment.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code Renault 0CW2
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/2022/18       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Logan II, Logan II MCV, Sandero II, Dokker, Lodgy
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0314*83, e2*2001/116*0314*84, e2*2007/46*0030*41
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 1 March 2018 and 7 April 2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The catalytic converter has not been correctly welded.
As a consequence, exhaust gas may leak into the engine compartment.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code Renault 0D0E
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0027/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Advent calendar containing jewellery
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  709500
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6430044709494
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of several pieces of jewellery contains lead (measured value up 2.4% by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Christmas calendar made of pastel coloured cardboard with pictures of a princess, castle, rainbow and animals. It has 24 'doors' containing each of them jewellery or hair accessories.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0020/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: PLAYSHOES
 
Name: Holz-Schnullerkette
 
Type / number of model:  Art.781734
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4010952285574
 
Risk type:  Choking, Suffocation
 
The product (orange ring) breaks easily, generating small parts, and the ventilation holes of the soother holder are inadequate and lack for the decorative component (teddy bear).
A small child may put the small parts or the soother holder/decorative component in the mouth, where it could get stuck and block the child’s airways.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden soother holder with a teddy bear figure attached to the string.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0016/19       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Kajagu
 
Name: Lambada 2.0
 
Type / number of model:  21823 B Lambada Cat. 2 47-shot fireworks battery 0163-F2-0083 LOT 65341-XVIII-08
 
Batch number / Barcode:  24112222
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The flames caused by the operation of the battery do not extinguish.
The battery and flammable material nearby may consequently catch fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Battery of shot tubes with 47 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0005/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push/pull - along toy
 
Brand: Toys Baby
 
Name: Pull cartoon super play set
 
Type / number of model:  NO.888-B1 #501201
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6925012010806, batch no. 130912501201
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
A small part (plastic handle connector) may detach from the toy and the cord attached to the toy is too long.
A child may put the small part in the mouth and choke on it. The cord can wrap around child's neck without the child being able to remove it, causing strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Push/pull - along toy which consists of plastic toy ducks mounted on wheels, plastic handle and a cord.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0019/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden swing/ladder
 
Brand: WOODY
 
Name: Jacob's Ladder "Tower"
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 90126
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591864901265
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
There are openings between the rungs of the ladder.
While climbing up, a child may slip through the opening and remain stuck with the head, leading to strangulation or injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-8.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden swing in the shape of a ladder or tower.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0024/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll inside cupcake
 
Brand: EMCO Haschel Toys
 
Name: Mini Cupcake Surprise
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1613
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 24% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Packaged in a small transparent plastic squared box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0025/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dog
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Children's Toy
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18% by weight) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (22% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Small transparant plastic bag with carton board and inside a green plastic dog.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0032/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Zwierzatko
 
Type / number of model:  LT313
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5902496133734
 
Risk type:  Choking, Damage to hearing
 
Small parts can be detached from the toy.
A small child may put a small part in the mouth and choke.

Furthermore, the sound level produced by the toy is too high which could lead to damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy made of rubber in the shape of an elephant. On the bottom of the toy there is an element that produces a sound when the toy is squeezed. Label attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0036/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of plastic rattles
 
Brand: Weixingda
 
Name: Baby rattle
 
Type / number of model:  NO.999-33
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5902734392039
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy can break easily generating small parts. A child may break the toy, swallow small parts which may cause choking.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  The set consists of 5 plastic rattles in the shape of a crab, a mobile phone, a bottle, a moon and a handle. Packaged in plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0037/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doctor play set
 
Brand: MalPlay
 
Name: My Family Doctor
 
Type / number of model:  Item No.9990
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906190294913 (blue set);, 5906190295521 (pink set)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of one of the elements of the set (i.e.the stethoscope) contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.2% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 13.2% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.


 

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

 
Description:  Doctor play set consisting of a number of medical instruments packaged in a plastic suitcase available in blue and pink.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0040/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doctor play set
 
Brand: Fangle
 
Name: Doctor / Emulational dr set
 
Type / number of model:  3928C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5907616646422
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of one of the elements from the set (the stethoscope) contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24,9% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and/or liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Doctor play set consisting of several plastic toys packaged in plastic bag with pink edges.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0042/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic bouncing ball
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TP571
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6438443004233
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking, Suffocation
 
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 3% by weight) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (36% by weight). The valve plug can easily detach and the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin.
These phthalates may harm the health of children causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The valve plug may become detached while inflating the toy and obstruct the airways. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, 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:  Inflatable green plastic bouncing ball with two handles, packed in a transparent plastic bag with sticker label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2013/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic rattle toy
 
Brand: SunLike
 
Name: Baby Toys
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. TS43778 (SL 84800-3E)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435234996317
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The ear of the red bear protrudes.
If a child puts the toy in the mouth and falls face down, the protruding ball could obstruct the airways, causing choking and injuries around the pharynx or trachea area.

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 rattles in the shape of animals. Packaging: cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2014/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Activity play mat
 
Brand: Toy Planet
 
Name: Gimnasio-piano patadas divertidas
 
Type / number of model:  ref.TPSHT0PA318
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6948310102189
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The star, the lion and the giraffe attached to the arch can easily detach, generating into small parts.
A small child can 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:  An activity play mat for babies which includes a piano and an arch from which various little animals are suspended. It has a label showing information on the importer.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2016/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Toy Toy Toy
 
Name: Clevere Knete - Magnetic
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9008034913823
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The slime contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux.
If a child swallows the 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 the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Violet toy slime with a magnet, supplied in a metal tin.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2020/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: JOJA
 
Name: Masque d'horreur
 
Type / number of model:  HAL020
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3524710135083; CH7070-0028-02
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the mask contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 29.5% 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Halloween horror mask depicting a man’s face, made of flexible plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2024/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Zabawka
 
Type / number of model:  REF:39384 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901680393848 (on the label)
The product may be counterfeit
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cup can easily detach from the toy.
A child may put it in the mouth and choke on it.

The toy 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
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2023/18       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' clothing set
 
Brand: Creaciones Gavidia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3105 & 1109
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The clothing set contains cords with embellishments at the end in the neck area.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation and the embellishment can be put in the mouth, leading to choking.

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

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

 
Description:  Knitted clothing set for 6-month old babies, available in red and pink & fawn.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0021/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: MAKARI
 
Name: Naturalle Multi-Action Extrême
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch # 814
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value 3.7% by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Removal of the product listing from the Amazon marketplace

 
Description:  Skin-lightening product in a white bottle, packed in a box of the same colour. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0023/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Baby wet wipes
 
Brand: Lula Baby
 
Name: Wet Cleansing wipes with Aloe Vera, 72 pcs
 
Type / number of model:  art nr. LULA-8215, lot: 372/18/02, exp: 16.04.2020
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5903936018215
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains Staphylococcus aureus.
These pose a risk of infection, particularly to damaged skin.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A green package of 72 wet wipes for babies.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0029/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair straightening product
 
Brand: AMAZONLISS, NUTREE
 
Name: Brazilian Smoothing Treatment
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  L: MBK028
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of formaldehyde (measured value 5%).
Formaldehyde may produce irritation of the eyes, the skin and upper respiratory tract; long term exposure may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of an offer from an online platform.

 
Description:  Hair straightening treatment, sold as a set together with a shampoo and a hair mask. Product is sold in a white plastic bottle with blue print. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  Brazil
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0045/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: ALTA MODA
 
Name: SPARKLE
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 614
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700074261808
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains amyl cinnamal, geraniol, benzyl alcohol, cinnamyl alcohol and benzyl cinnamate (measured values: 0.1%, 0.014%, 0.0069%, 0.0037%, 0.0031% 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 TOILLETTE pour femme, vaporisateur – natural spray, a parfume“ in a glass bottle, with a plastic cap. Volume 100ml.
Country of origin:  United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/2015/18       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Aerosol snow spray
 
Brand: NATALUNA
 
Name: Neve Spray uso decorativo
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No LHSJ20170403
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
According to the pictogram, the spray contains a highly flammable substance while it lacks the marking for restriction to professional use 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:  Aerosol snow spray, 80 g/160 ml.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0006/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Multiplug/trailing socket
 
Brand: Kudiff
 
Name: HOG Charging socket
 
Type / number of model:  HC005
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product has a protection class II plug and therefore no earth connection.
However, an appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) may be connected to the device and would consequently not be earthed. As a consequence, live parts may be accessible.

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

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

 
Description:  Trailing socket in the shape of a pink sphere/pig with multiple sockets and USB ports. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0011/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery charger
 
Brand: Eizfan
 
Name: LCD Universal charger
 
Type / number of model:  X6, Verkkoliitäntäkoje/Power supply unit: Efan X6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6926092300627
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit of the power supply are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Battery charger, sold in a black-blue cardboard box. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0012/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Samsung (counterfeit)
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  EP-TA200EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  86694370600
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Black charger with USB port. The product has been sold online (in particular via Wish).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0014/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Samsung (counterfeit)
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  ETA-U90EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Black charger with USB port supplied in a plastic bag. The product has been sold online (in particular via Wish).
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0015/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Samsung (counterfeit)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ETAOU10EBE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  86695218259
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Black charger with cord.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A12/0026/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Earphones
 
Brand: Metal Sport Beat
 
Name: Unknown
 
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 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 (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Earphones in red and silver. Bluetooth available. The product has been sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Risk level: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
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Alert number: A11/0100/18       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Hot water bottle
 
Brand: Fatboy the Original B.V.
 
Name: Desswerrum
 
Type / number of model:  Tekst 14 oor 15 printed in flower symbol on jar (2014-2016 on the market)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The bottle may tear open when in use.
The rubber bottle can therefore leak (hot/warm) water and cause burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant Standard Bs 1970:2012.
 

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

 
Description:  Hot water bottle in a cotton bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A11/0101/18       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Zabawka
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO:38944 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901680389445 (on the label)
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
Young children 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 in the shape of a troll with a suction cup fixed to the head. The toy is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2

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Alert number: A11/0001/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power adapter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Replacement AC/DC Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  YDS65, YDS90
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The cables are too thin.
This can cause the cable to overheat during use and may lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Power adapter packaged in a cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Risk level: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 2