Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 6 ( Published on: 08/02/2019)

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Alert number: A12/0218/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Poetic Küpe
 
Type / number of model:  70210
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 690973 718723
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings contain lead (measured value: 61% by weight ) and release an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 25 μg/cm²/week).
Lead is harmful to human health as it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child. Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of round-shaped earrings, made of gold-coloured metal. Packed in a red cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0223/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace with pendant
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FASHIONIST DROP KOLYE
 
Type / number of model:  70152
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 690973 717733
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The necklace contains lead (measured value: 69% by weight).
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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Thin gold, metal necklace with a pendant with a large oval black rhinestone surrounded with silver metal links. Packed in a red cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0224/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace with pendant
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Magnificence Kolye
 
Type / number of model:  70218
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 690973 718792
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The necklace contains lead (measured value: 67% by weight).
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: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  A thin golden necklace with a silver-coloured pendant containing a black oval rhinestone. It is packed in a red cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0214/19       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Pressure cooker
 
Brand: TOWER
 
Name: Stainless Steel One-Touch Pressure Cooker
 
Type / number of model:  T90103; Type DSS 22-6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055195872791
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The working pressure of the safety device and the mechanical resistance of the opening systems are inadequate.
If the lid is opened abruptly, the lid’s gasket may be ejected from the lid causing hot liquid to shoot out of the pressure cooker. It is also possible that the upper part of the manometric rod may become partially detached and therefore the safe opening system no longer works properly.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.
 

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

 
Description:  6-litre pressure cooker with a clamp-type closure mechanism. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0234/19       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Baking dish
 
Brand: Florentyna
 
Name: Florina Natura
 
Type / number of model:  B2024-12
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907530074615, WD130322
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
Differences in temperature can cause the dish to break.
As a consequence, hot food could spill onto the user causing burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 13834.
 

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

 
Description:  Oval ceramic dish, size: 30.5 x 21 cm. A card label is attached.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0231/19       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Briday
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  301
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Import rejected at border (By: Other)

 
Description:  Laser pointer. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0210/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: RAM
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval: individual approval.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 24 May 2014 and 18 December 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking mechanism of the tailgate can easily break.
This may result in sudden opening of the tailgate and pieces of luggage falling onto the road, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: U74
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0213/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Scion
 
Type / number of model:  Type: AZE151, AGT20
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 17.1.2007 and 5.7.2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake hose may rupture causing a loss of brake fluid and reduced braking power.
As a result, there is an increased risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 18SMD-069
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0217/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A6 / A7
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 0436 * .. Type: 4G - Diesel-powered vehicles without factory-installed parking heaters, are affected.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between July 2014 and October 2014 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The electrical connector for the auxiliary heating element may not have been fully secured during the assembly process.
This could lead to increased contact resistances in the connector area. In such cases, thermal overload could arise, which can lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 82C1.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0220/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-class, E-class, GLC
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0431, e1*2001/116*0457, e1*2001/116*0501, e1*2007/46*1560, e1*2007/46*1666, e1*2001/116*0480, e1*2007/46*1884 Types: 204, 204 K, 212, R1ES, R1EC, 204 X, 204 X AMG
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 9 July 2018 and 13 August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defective sensor installed within the electrical power steering system may lead to deactivation of the power steering assistance.
As a consequence, there is an increased risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 4693002.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0226/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A4, A5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1 * 2001/116 * 0430 * .. Type: B8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between January 2017 and July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screw fitting the passenger airbag module to the instrument panel may not have been correctly tightened.
This could have an impact on the inflation of the airbag and thus the protection of the occupant.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 69Y4
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0227/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C3-IV
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0003*50, e2*2007/46*0003*53, e2*2007/46*0060*18, e2*2007/46*0060*19, e2*2007/46*0060*20, e2*2007/46*0060*21
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 July 2018 and 12 July 2018 - VIN: VF7SWBHW6JT609707 to VF7SXNFPDKT501948
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column was incorrectly assembled on the shaft of the steering system.
Consequently the steering column and the steering system could separate, leading to sudden loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Citroën recall code GRE.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0228/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S90, V60, V60CC, V90, V90CC, XC40, XC60, XC90
 
Type / number of model:  Type approvals: e9*2007/46*0023*00 to *03, e9*2007/46*03146*00, e4*2007/46*0929*00 to *03, e4*2007/46*1067*00 to *05, e4*2007/46*1220*01 Types: F, X, L, P, U
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 24/03/2016 and 26/09/2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A software problem has been detected in the communication module of the emergency call system.
As a consequence, incorrect location information might be sent to the emergency services 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: R39917
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0236/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0070*39, e2*2007/46*0070*40, e2*2007*46*0070*41, e2*2007/46*0070*42, e2*2007/46*0071*13
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 06/07/2018 and 12/07/2018 — VIN: VF3CCYHYSJT054705 to VF3CCBHY6KT001518 -
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column may have been incorrectly fixed to the shaft of the vehicle's steering system.
The steering column might consequently detach from the steering system, leading to a loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Recall code Peugeot JJJ
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0237/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Stelvio
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0435*05; Type: 949
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 10.10.2016 and 7.9.2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An engine cooling line may become detached.
This could impair driving safety.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 8229.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0238/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: C3
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0003*50 and 53, e2*2007/46*0060*18-21 Type: S
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 06/07/2018 and 12/07/2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column may have been incorrectly fixed to the shaft of the vehicle's steering system.
The steering column might consequently detach from the steering system, leading to a loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: GRE.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Malta, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0240/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Kawasaki
 
Name: ZR900
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*168/2013*00043*01, e1*168/2013*00060*00, e1*168/2013*00057*00 types: ZR900B, ZR900D, ZR900C sales name: ZR900
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Owing to incorrect installation, the rear wheel brake line and/or the ABS sensor cable can be damaged through contact with the rear wheel.
This can lead to failure of the rear wheel brake and the ABS, which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: DAJ04
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0203/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: Compass
 
Name: Výstražný trojúhelník
 
Type / number of model:  Homologation number: E27 27R031004 Item: 01 520
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 591686 015201
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the triangle in the presence of wind is inadequate.
Consequently the triangle could easily overturn and oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard ECE27.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable warning triangle for motor vehicles, packed in a red plastic case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0205/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: K Classic / DYNAMIC
 
Name: Warndreieck / Warning Triangle
 
Type / number of model:  Homologation number: E11 27R-043557 Art. 154929-1318
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 337185 372261
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the triangle in the presence of wind is inadequate.
Consequently the triangle could easily overturn and oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard ECE27.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable warning triangle for motor vehicles, packed in a red plastic case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0207/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: FILSON
 
Name: Výstražný trojúhelník
 
Type / number of model:  Homologation number: E27 27R031004 Art. N0.- 48.215
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 591522 482150
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the triangle in the presence of wind is inadequate.
Consequently the triangle could easily overturn and oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard ECE27.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable warning triangle for motor vehicles, packed in a red plastic case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0242/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Trolley suitcase
 
Brand: Cavalier
 
Name: Star by Cavalier
 
Type / number of model:  659ABS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The handles of the suitcase contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including :
benz[a]anthracene (measured value up to 160 mg/kg), benzo[b]fluoranthene + benzo[j]fluoranthene + benzo[k]fluoranthene (measured value up to 45 mg/kg), benzo[a]pyrene (measured value up to 110 mg/kg), and dibenz[a,h]anthracene (measured value up to 4.6 mg/kg).

PAHs are absorbed through skin contact and respiration. These PAHs are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A trolley suitcase with a hard plastic exterior, four double wheels, a lock, two handles: one for carrying and one to pull the case along. Exists in three sizes (20", 24", 28") and three different colours (black, light blue, rosegold).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0201/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy pushchair
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Passeggio
 
Type / number of model:  Production no.: NO:170730-12N/13
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 010380 151003 Date of production: Dec.2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The pushchair has only one locking device.
The toy pushchair could consequently collapse during use and the child's fingers may become trapped between moving parts, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink, folding pushchair for dolls, with metal structure and decorated fabric. The product is sold packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0202/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: CRYSTAL PUTTY
 
Type / number of model:  TG 412465
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902553818031
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1508 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy slime in a transparent plastic container.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0208/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beautifull Ana
 
Type / number of model:  YT08779
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933893304136 (on label), 6933893328460
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with blue hair and a yellow and red coloured dress, accompanied by a small plastic bag containing sweets. The product is supplied in a transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0209/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Slime toy
 
Brand: TOYS
 
Name: COLOR OIL SLIME
 
Type / number of model:  Item: GSC-11 (printed on the barrel) / 62.0458.080 (printed on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 035877 / EAN 8 713219 267196
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 480 mg/kg).

Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Black liquid slime sold in a small, transparent, plastic container in the shape of a barrel.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0211/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  High-chair for dolls
 
Brand: Dimian
 
Name: Love Bebe boutique
 
Type / number of model:  Reference RDF 1617
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 8001478016175, lot TMD7129
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Injuries
 
The space between the moving elements of the feet of the high-chair is insufficient.
A child could insert his fingers, leading to a risk of entrapment and injuries.

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:  High-chair for dolls with a metal tubing frame and fabric seat
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0215/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puffer Yoyo toy
 
Brand: MOOD
 
Name: I Pufferosi
 
Type / number of model:  Code ST3193
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8054187031939
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools, leaving button cell batteries accessible.
A child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. They may also cause choking if swallowed by a small child.

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

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated, soft silicone toys in various colours representing animals or balls.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0216/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Ride-on toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 1/17 ; 8031051002264
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can be easily detached from the toy.
A small child could put these 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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Ride-on, plastic horse on two wheels.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0219/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Simba
 
Name: Masha and the bear
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  160810415
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The nose of the bear can easily be detached.
A child may put it in the mouth and choke on it.

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:  Soft toy bear (brown/beige) with face (sewn on) and nose (inserted, black).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0221/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Electric toy
 
Brand: Azbukvarik
 
Name: Telefonchik
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 4680019281834
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders of the toy contain cadmium (measured value up to 0.24% by weight) and lead (measured value up to 55% by weight) in concentrations above limit values.
Cadmium and lead pose a risk to the environment.

The product does not comply with the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic telephone in various colours
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0225/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: TEDi
 
Name: 6 Ratten
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  39202003081000000150
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic toy contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 17.4% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic toy rats. Packaging: a black plastic net bag, with cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0230/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: BARREL-O-SLIME (Schleim im Ölfass 100g)
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 60871
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 032037 555211
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: up to 380 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Black liquid slime sold in a small, transparent, plastic jar in the shape of a barrel with a lid.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0232/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic putty
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Crazy Geezer's Putty World
 
Type / number of model:  Magnetic
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The putty contains a magnet which is a small part and has 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: This product listing was removed by Amazon., Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Other)

 
Description:  Magnetic putty with small plastic accessories (eyes and a nose). The product was sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0239/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mermaid
 
Type / number of model:  BLAL1275 (on attached label) NO. XH 28C (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902719711275
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 2.6% by weight) and di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 27% 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:  Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0241/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy pushchair
 
Brand: MalPlay
 
Name: Baby Carrier
 
Type / number of model:  No.61
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901924212621
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking device on the pushchair does not work properly.
It could consequently collapse during use causing the fingers of the child to be crushed.

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:  A pink folding pushchair for dolls with metal frame and textile seat. It is equipped with one locking device. Packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0243/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pretty
 
Type / number of model:  NO.DY807
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25.7% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll (5 different models) with long blonde hair.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0204/19       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Two-way portable radio (walkie-talkie)
 
Brand: Zodiac NEO
 
Name: Professional hunting radio
 
Type / number of model:  Power supply unit: KA05012OU. Radio: Neo 68.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7036093103406
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits of the charger are not sufficient.
Accessible parts 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 standards EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  A yellow walkie-talkie with a power supply, sold in a black cardboard box. AC Charger Input: 100-240V Output: 12V 500mA.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0222/19       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Battery pack for notebooks
 
Brand: HP
 
Name: Rechargeable Battery
 
Type / number of model:  6ETGL, 6EVXH, 6EZZE, 6EZZF, 6FDWN, 6FSNF, 6FWBH, 6GAUL
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
Production errors may lead to short circuits in individual cells in the battery pack.
Consequently the battery cell can overheat, leading to burns or even fire if close to flammable products.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://batteryprogram687.ext.hp.com/en-GB/Home/ProgramSummary

 
Description:  Built-in, replaceable, lithium-ion battery packs which may be contained in the following HP notebook and workstation computers: HP ProBook (4xx G4 series, 64x G2 series, 65x G2 series (x = placeholder for numbers); HP x360; HP 11 and HP ZBook (17 G3, and Studio G3) Mobile Workstations.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0212/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Bath product
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Creamers Muffinka Do kapieli
 
Type / number of model:  Chocolate Dream, Confetty Muffin, Fresh Morning, Happy Flower, Pink Hearts, Strawberry Kiss, Sunny Butterfly, Sunny Cream
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Chocolate Dream:07-2019 8-0130; 5901638416575, Confetty Muffin: 01-2019 8-0115; 5901638413963, Fresh Morning: 08-2019 8-0202;5901638413123, Happy Flower: 08-2019 8-0202; 5901638414045, Pink Hearts: 8-0122 07-2019; 5901638412850, Strawberry Kiss: 07-2019 8-0131, 5901638412836, Sunny Butterfly: 08-2019 8-0202; 5901638414038, Sunny Cream: 07-2019 8-0130; 5901638413956
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff and small parts can be easily detached from it.
This may lead consumers, and specially children, to put them in the mouth and ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  A bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation whipped cream, with colourful sprinkles and flowers. Packed in a paper cake-case wrapped in plastic film.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0233/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Haircare product
 
Brand: MPL
 
Name: Hair Oil Moisturiser
 
Type / number of model:  Model with olive, arnica and rosemary oils; Size 100 g
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 001374 016080 Batch Number: 693787 Manufactured: 07/2016 Expiry date: 07/2020
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (MI).
MI and MCI are sensitising agents and can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Hair solution for conditioning and strengthening hair as well as soothing the scalp. Presented in a green plastic bottle, containing 100 grams, with a screw cap.
Country of origin:  South Africa
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0235/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Candle
 
Brand: H&S Collection
 
Name: Let it snow
 
Type / number of model:  Xmas Tree 16 cm pillar candle
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8719202753615
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
Due to its shape, the candle is not sufficiently stable and falls over too easily.
As a consequence, it could ignite flammable material and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 15493.
 

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:  Pillar candle in the shape of a Christmas tree, sold individually in a cellophane wrapper. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0206/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor/USB-charger
 
Brand: Waltter
 
Name: World charger
 
Type / number of model:  Model with 4 USB ports
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6438340002622
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Single-pole insertion of a plug into the adaptor is possible.
The user could touch the free remaining pin of the plug and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950 and IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  International travel adaptor with different output ports for AC plugs and four USB connections. It is sold in a black transparent package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6

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Alert number: A12/0229/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Shower speaker with USB charger
 
Brand: Lynx / Axe
 
Name: Floating/ shower speaker
 
Type / number of model:  Models: Lynx - "Black and The Golden Year"; 15800 E11115/ 1804 Axe - "Dark Temptation"
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8710447348123 (Lynx "The Golden Year"); 8710522349168 (Lynx "Black"), CE 8710447348550; HE 8710522355725 (Axe "Dark Temptation")
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging cable of the speaker could overheat.
The overheated cable could cause burns if touched or lead to a fire if left close to flammable products.
 

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

 
Description:  Gift-packs, consisting of bodyspray (150 ml), bodywash (250 ml), anti-perspirant (150 ml) and a shower speaker with a USB cable. Sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Estonia, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovakia
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0007/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Luminous toy
 
Brand: GEOWORLD
 
Name: Ice Age Night - Cave Bear skeleton
 
Type / number of model:  CL599K
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8033576217086
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The parts to be assembled can have sharp points.
As a result, the child assembling the toy could be injured.

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

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

 
Description:  Phosphorescent, "cave bear" skeleton toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 6