Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 9 ( Published on: 01/03/2019)

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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0359/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Circular saw blade
 
Brand: Inter Kert
 
Name: TCT Saw Blade
 
Type / number of model:  125 mm x 22.23 mm x 24 Teeth
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Saw blades sold online between Jan 18 and October 1st 2018
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
The circular saw blade may be mounted on an angle grinder and could therefore, against its intended use, be used as a hand-held circular saw.
As a consequence, this could cause kickback or loss of control over the tool, resulting in serious injury.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60745 and EN 62841.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: This product listing was removed from Amazon's marketplace, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Tungsten carbide tips (TCT) circular saw blade. 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 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0351/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: H1 Travel / H1 Cargo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2001/116*0129 / e4*2007/46/0091; Type: TQ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 March 2018 and 20 April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking mechanism on the sliding door may be defective.
This may cause unintentional closing of the sliding door which could cause injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Hyundai recall code 80C050.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0352/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ford Focus Estate
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*1911*02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 March 2018 and 21 January 2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear door lock Bowden cable may be incorrectly positioned, resulting in unintended actuation of the door lock.
This may cause the rear doors to open when the rear windows are lowered, which could lead to injuries and potential accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0353/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Transit, Transit Custom
 
Type / number of model:  TR*2007/46*7438*18, TR*2007/46*7443*13, TR*2007/46*7443*14, TR*2007/46*7472*25, TR*2007/46*8161*10, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1100*07; e1*2007/46*1005*09; e1*2007/46*1096*07; e1*2007/46*1096*08; e1*2007/46*1098*07; e1*2007/46*1100*07; e1*2007/46*1100*08, e11*2007/46*0801*06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 06/02/2017 and 29/08/2017
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shoulder height adjuster bolt on the driver-side's front seatbelt may be incorrectly torqued.
As a result, in the event of an accident, the seatbelt anchorage bolt may separate from the seatbelt shoulder height adjuster, leading to injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0354/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Wrangler
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2001/116*0116*26; Type: UA5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 May 2018 and 21 August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The welds on the front track bar bracket may not be located correctly on the seam.
This may cause separation of the front track bar bracket from the frame, reducing steering control and leading to an accident without prior warning.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Jeep recall code UA5.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0358/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: KIA
 
Name: Stinger
 
Type / number of model:  EC Type-approval numbers: e11*2007/46*4002*00, e11*2007/46*4002*01 Stinger (CK) (2018)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 01.07.2017 and 04.04.2018
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
There is a rough edge in the left fender body panel.
It could damage the insulation of the front wiring harness located in the engine and passenger compartments. This could cause it to short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.



 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Iceland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0365/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Ypsilon
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*39; Type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 and 7 September 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a possible defect in the steering column height adjustment mechanism.
It may disengage in motion, possibly leading to a loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Lancia recall code: 6208
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0366/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Panda
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*39; Type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 and 14 September 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a possible defect in the steering column height adjustment mechanism.
It may disengage in motion, possibly leading to a loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Fiat recall code: 6207
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/0367/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X1, 1 (China version only for model 1)
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0371*19 bis *24, e1*2007/46*1676; Types: UKL-L, F1X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 October 2018 and 21 January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The nuts of the rear light brackets may be contaminated with oil.
Oil can cause cracks in the light brackets and the rear lights may separate from the vehicle leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under BMW recall code: 0063570100.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0368/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1885*00 to 01; Type: H1GLE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 January 2018 and 20 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear spoiler may not have been produced according to specifications.
The upper part of the rear spoiler may consequently become detached and drop onto the road, posing a risk to following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 8892102.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0347/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  UV-tester wristband
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3195
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The plastic of the wristband contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28 % by weight) and short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: up to 0.44 % by weight).
DEHP is a phtalate that may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

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. Also prolonged exposure to them through the skin may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): The company is reported to the prosecutor

 
Description:  Wristband intended for children which measures the total exposure to UV radiation.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0357/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Child Wheels by Childhome
 
Name: 3-way baby carrier
 
Type / number of model:  CWBCSUP "Superstar"
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 420007 129088
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The plastic label on the carrier can be easily detached. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.
The durability of the carrier is not adequate. Consequently, it could break while in use, causing the child to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 13209-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby carrier in fabric intended for children up to 18 months, sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0348/19       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Notebook with pen
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bullet air notebook and pen
 
Type / number of model:  10679203
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the cover contains cadmium (measured value: 0.03 % by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): The company is reported to the prosecutor

 
Description:  White paper notebook with a transparent plastic cover with pen support and a pen.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0349/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Wowmax
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Suffocation
 
The zip tag on the bear can be easily detached and the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible through the zip.
A small child may put the zip tag or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke.

In addition, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic could cover the mouth and nose, blocking 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: Other): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Large soft toy (180 cm) in the shape of a bear in dark brown or white colour; vacuum packed inside a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0355/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Princess the First
 
Type / number of model:  DY810, TC55529
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 907714 492365
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with a pink dress, packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0356/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden rattle toy
 
Brand: Nofred Iconic Design
 
Name: Harbour Keys
 
Type / number of model:  Mint, Rosa, Curry , 6205, 6206, 6207
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 713994 162061
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wooden keys are too long.
A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

Company recall page:  http://www.nofred.com/pages/harbour-keys-recall

 
Description:  A rattle consisting of a set of four wooden keys in different colour combinations on a wooden ring.
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0360/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Girl
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920180113335
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.06 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic doll with accessories in a blister pack on blue cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0361/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute Girl - Fashion style
 
Type / number of model:  LB303
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920180113083
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25% by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.17% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic doll with blue hair in a blister pack on blue cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0362/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Toys
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920180113151
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 7.76% by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 20.5% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system or the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic doll on a pink motorbike, sold in a transparent bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0363/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft plastic balls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  15563
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3333330007331
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 13.24 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 3.6 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Three small, soft plastic, coloured balls in a net.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0369/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shrilling - The animal world
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  50110009
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22% 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A pink squeezable pig marketed as a pet toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0370/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shrilling Chicken
 
Type / number of model:  YT-CHC03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  50110008
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 5.78 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Moreover, it may damage fertility and be a risk to the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A yellow squeezable chicken, marketed as a pet toy, packed in a net bag closed with a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: A12/0371/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Lian Yi
 
Name: Charming girls - The Sheila
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920180113496
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0.19%by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.19% by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measure valued: 13.29% by weight).
These phthalates 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A plastic doll in pink packaging with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0373/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: MY STYLE
 
Name: Bimina
 
Type / number of model:  1902 TB-1852, 3-216-35
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8593216318523
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with long hair and blue dress; packed in a box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0364/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: Werckmann
 
Name: Working Gloves
 
Type / number of model:  2512140
 
Batch number / Barcode:  07/18 - 8718964007691
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains Chromium (VI) (measured value: 16.1 mg/kg)
Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions on contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Grey and white textile and leather work gloves.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0374/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Plastic flag
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  7604814
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the flag contains cadmium (measured value: 0.09 % by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): The company is reported to the prosecutor

 
Description:  A red plastic flag with the words "God jul" printed in gold "Merry Christmas" on a short white flagpole. The size of the flag is approximately 13 x 13 cm.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0350/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hairdryer
 
Brand: Homday
 
Name: Sèche cheveux
 
Type / number of model:  383205
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT : 05/2017
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The thermal cut-out device on the product does not work correctly.
The hairdryer can overheat, causing the plastic material to melt and leaving live parts accessible. The user could touch these parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Hairdryer (2200W) sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9

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Alert number: A12/0372/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hairdryer
 
Brand: Camry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CR2241
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5908256833975
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The hairdryer does not have a thermal cut-out device and the plastic material of the casing is combustible.
As a consequence, the hairdryer could overheat and catch fire. Melted plastic could also cause burns and leave live parts accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched by users.

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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Hairdryer packed in a white cardboard box. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Poland, Slovenia
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0010/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Engine hoist
 
Brand: Biltema
 
Name: Shop crane
 
Type / number of model:  Shop crane 2T, 15-371
 
Batch number / Barcode:  18/6
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The crane is mechanically too weak and the stability of the crane is not sufficient.
Mechanical failure or impaired crane stability may lead to the crane falling with the load and causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Hydraulic crane for lifting vehicle engines.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 9
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark