Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 11 ( Published on: 15/03/2019)

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Alert number: A12/0417/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article nº. SAV-12785
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of the hand-shaped pendant contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: 50 % by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Necklace consisting of five different strands connected together. Two of them are made of leather, two consist of beads and one is made of beads and alloy. Two of the chains have pendants, one imitating an animal tooth, the other is in the form of a hand with a leather tassel.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0426/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Goldeneye Coloressense
 
Name: Terrific Terracotta
 
Type / number of model:  4.57 TT Art. 239457.E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT GE 16238
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (Bacillus spp. 650 CFU/g).
This poses a risk of infection, particularly as tattoo ink is injected under the skin.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAp (2008)1 and the national legislation on tattoo inks require that tattoo inks are sterile.
 

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

 
Description:  Tattoo ink for permanent make-up. Provided in a bottle with outer packaging.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0433/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TUBO LUMINOSO
 
Type / number of model:  WT-LED-G-10 24
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 078012 007579
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the mains cable is insufficient.
As a consequence, the user could receive an electric shock from accessible live parts.

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

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

 
Description:  10-metre long rope light with 140 white LEDs, packed in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0440/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED 140 BOMBILLAS
 
Type / number of model:  Model: LED-GSK-140; REF: 1101395
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 000011 013954
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains cable is not properly anchored and can detach.
As a consequence, live parts may become accessible, which could result in electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 140 non-replaceable white LED lamps. The product is sold in a transparent plastic box with a colourful printed card inside.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0427/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Infiniti
 
Name: Q30, QX30
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*2977*; type: H15
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 18 August 2015 and 15 January 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The description of the child-proof lock for the rear door that is given in the manual does not correctly indicate the locked and unlocked positions.
Owing to the incorrect description, the child-proof lock does not fulfill its protective function and the door may be opened unintentionally.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: PG8BQ
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0428/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: LS500H
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e6*2007/46*0221.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Year: 2017 ~ 2018
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an incorrect tyre to wheel assembly process, the sidewall reinforcement layer may become damaged.
Under certain driving conditions, parts of the tyre tread layer could consequently separate, causing a reduction of vehicle stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 19SMD009.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary, Iceland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0429/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorhome
 
Brand: Niesmann & Bischoff
 
Name: Flair
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*1898*00 +*01; Type: EG/FLB002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between July 2017 and July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The tyre valves may be insufficiently pressure-resistant.
This may lead to sudden tyre deflation, resulting in an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorhome under recall code: 8532
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0437/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycles
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: MT-03, YZF-R3
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*2002/24*0741, e13*168/2013*00164; Types: RH07, RH12
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2015 and 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defective hose on the radiator.
A leak from the radiator hose may allow coolant to escape and get onto the rear tyre. This could cause the rider to lose control over the vehicle, leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Yamaha motorcycles.
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0445/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Xblitz
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
 
Type / number of model:  DT3-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5902479670829
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The device is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.
The product poses a risk of CO poisoning.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector, battery-powered. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0446/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Xblitz
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
 
Type / number of model:  DT3-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5902479670812
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The device is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.
The product poses a risk of CO poisoning.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector, battery-powered. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0316/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's car seat
 
Brand: ABC products INC, babyhit, BABYWAY, BANINNI,, CAUSALPLAY, Chelino, COSATTO, GlobalLUCKYBABY, , Happy Baby, HEYNER, Kiddo, Leader Kids, , Lenox, LITTLE CAR, LORELLI, Lorelli (Saturn),, PLAYXTREM, RANT, SAFEWAY, 4BABY , bebesit, Bestbaby, CA, CAPSULA, , mybaby, OSANN, Parusok, PLAY,
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: E1 04301313, E1 04301371 Types: LB-363, BBC-Q5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected products were produced between 2014 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The car seat does not sufficiently absorb the Kinetic energy that would be released in case of accident.
As a consequence, the child could suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with UN/ECE Regulation No 44-04

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning to stop using the product.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Children's car seat.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0413/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Infantino
 
Name: Swift - classic carrier
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  773554004298
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The straps of the baby carrier can break and the baby could fall out.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 13209.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby carrier for children of weight 3.6 - 11.3 kg.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0414/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Clippasafe
 
Name: Carramio baby carrier
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5015876022921
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The straps of the baby carrier can break and the baby could fall out.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 13209.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby carrier made out of fabric.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland

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Alert number: A12/0415/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: babyGO
 
Name: Travelcot Sleeper
 
Type / number of model:  Item n° 410
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4260332050357
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Suffocation
 
The changing unit is not strong enough and could collapse under the child's weight.
Moreover, there is a pocket on the outside of the cot. A small child could introduce its head in the pocket and get trapped, leading to suffocation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12221 and EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Green travel cot with changing table
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0430/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Babies' costume
 
Brand: KONFETTI Modelle
 
Name: Clownsäckchen für Kleinkinder
 
Type / number of model:  Article No: 2400; series No: 00244601
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4002162516401
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The hood of the costume is highly flammable.
If it should catch fire, the child could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  A costume, approx. 95 cm-long, in blue-red-green/yellow with a hood, a red pompom and a zip fastener which closes like a sleeping bag.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0412/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Water colour paint set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Acquarelli automobile
 
Type / number of model:  Reference 7678827
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 8015550021278
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material in the paintbrush contains an excessive amount of DEHP (di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate) (measured value: 0.45%). This phthalate may harm the health of children causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The dark brown paint contains manganese (measured value: 4777 mg/kg) that exceeds the migration limit for toys. Ingestion or inhalation of an excessive amount of manganese may harm the health of children by damaging their nervous system.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic paint palette in the shape of a car containing water colours and a paintbrush.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0434/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Xihua Toys
 
Name: Yellow Duck Adventure New Journey
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8576778036616
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains an excessive amount of 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 43.8% 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: Importer)

 
Description:  8 ducks made of yellow rubber material, supplied in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0435/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rocking horse
 
Brand: Peausserie Sabatier
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: Chevbas
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Fire
 
The product does not have a movement limiter so the child can fall. The foam padding can become accessible and the staples could be easily detached. A child can put them in the mouth and choke.
The product contains highly flammable material.

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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Wooden rocking horse with white sheepskin. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0436/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy construction set
 
Brand: Seek'o Blocks - Flash
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BA5001 Seek'o Flash 35 pcs , BA5002 Seek'o Flash 75 pcs, BA5003 Seek'o Flash 90 pcs
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4897067860403, 4897067860410, 4897067860427
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools leaving the contained button cell batteries accessible.
A child may put these in the mouth and swallow it, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. They may also cause choking.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy construction set with illuminated interlocking pieces, sold in a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0441/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy dress costume
 
Brand: Fiestas Guirca
 
Name: Little Pumpkin
 
Type / number of model:  87019
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9437201802
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The green ribbons attached to the costume at neck level are too long.
The ribbons could become trapped during various activities and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1 and EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s pumpkin fancy dress costume on a hanger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0442/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: POLY TECHNOLOGIES INC.
 
Name: Shoot gun
 
Type / number of model:  771
 
Batch number / Barcode:  13738995875
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth and the suction cup detaches, it could obstruct the airways causing choking.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy gun set including three plastic guns, one shotgun and projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0443/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy military set
 
Brand: Yayinghai
 
Name: Military justice and power
 
Type / number of model:  8868
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Toy military set containing a gun with projectiles and handcuffs. Packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0444/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Electric toy
 
Brand:  Bear Feeling Happy
 
Name: Glitter Slewing Ring
 
Type / number of model:  Nº. 838
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools, leaving batteries accessible.

A child may take a damaged or leaking battery and suffer burns due to the leaking chemical products.
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to: 76% and 0.75% by weight respectively). Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive, the relevant European Standard EN 62115 and the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Battery operated toy consisting of a hard plastic animal with flashing lights and sound, attached to a round basket structure. The animal can be a panda or orange or pink bear, or a frog or a tiger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0448/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Electric ride-on car
 
Brand: Motor car
 
Name: Masera car
 
Type / number of model:  HP-MB 509R
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Environment
 
Possible overheating of the bonnet (metal surface) beneath the seat.

Lead concentrations in the solders exceed limit values.
Overheating could cause burns to the child.

Lead poses a risk to the environment.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive, the relevant European standard EN 62115 and the Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric ride-on child car in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0449/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Electric ride-on motorbike
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Motor sport
 
Type / number of model:  33
 
Batch number / Barcode:  235905
 
Risk type:  Burns, Environment
 
There is a short circuit of the electrolyte condenser which causes a higher current flow along the cables.

Lead concentrations in the solders exceed limit values.
The higher current flow may lead to overheating that could cause burns to the child and also produce smoke.

Lead poses a risk to the environment.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive, the relevant European standard EN 62115 and the Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric ride-on child motorbike in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0416/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: MC miniclup
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small decorative rhinestones can easily be detached, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s clothing set consisting of trousers, a top and a hooded sweatshirt, with decorative stars and rhinestones.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0418/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Baby cream
 
Brand: URIAGE EAU THERMALE
 
Name: Bébé 1er Change / 1st Change cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3661434002298, 801202 - EXP 01/21
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of 4-isopropyl-m-cresol (measured value: 0.24 %).
4-isopropyl-m-cresol is identified as corrosive and could lead to burns and irritation, especially when applied on sensitive or damaged skin.

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:  Blue plastic tube containing 100 ml of cream for use in the nappy area of babies. Sold in a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0419/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Chat D'Or
 
Name: BLUE eau de parfum
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  11/2018 (on box), 5906074485284
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances butylphenyl methylpropional and benzyl salicylate (measured values: 0.005 % and 0.003 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  30 ml of eau de parfum in a transparent glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0420/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Street Looks
 
Name: Ciao Babe
 
Type / number of model:  EDP /PARFEMOVA VODA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8715658012986, B13874
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances hexyl cinnamal, butylphenyl methylpropional, alpha-isomethyl ionone, citronellol, hydroxycitronellal, benzyl alcohol and hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (measured values: 0.05 %, 0.02 %, 0.005 % , 0.005 %, 0.005 %, 0.004 % and 0.002 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  100 ml of eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0421/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: LUCA BOSSI perfume
 
Name: Victory pour hommy
 
Type / number of model:  Nº: 5817-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6937926328595
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene, hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, hexyl cinnamate, linalool, citronellol and geraniol (measured values: 0.02 %, 0.02 %, 0.09 %, 0.09 %, 0.008 % and 0.002 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  100 ml of light green eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a cardboard box in light and dark green colour.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0422/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: LUXURE PARFUMES
 
Name: LUXURE TEMPTATION
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907709921566, Best before: 02/2020
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrance d-limonene (measured value: 0.002 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence.

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:  100 ml of eau de parfum in a transparent glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a pink cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0423/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Spray deodorant
 
Brand: Bi-es
 
Name: Crystal
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907699481538, S.171127 1616 17
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The deodorant contains the fragrances hydroxycitronellal, alpha-isomethyl ionone and hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (measured values: 0.05 %, 0.03 % and 0.02% by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  75 ml of liquid deodorant in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0424/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Chat D'Or
 
Name: Versales Diamond
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  11/2017 (on box), 19 (on underside of bottle), 5906074486496
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances benzyl salicylate and alpha-isomethyl ionone (measured values: 0.011 % and 0.002 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  30 ml of eau de parfum in a transparent glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a pink cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0425/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Shirley May
 
Name: Royal Cobra
 
Type / number of model:  Ref: 219
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6295124001475, Production date: 01/2017 Expiry date: 1/2022, SM036040N
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances Linalool, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, eugenol, geraniol, alpha-isomethyl ionone, citronellol, coumarin, hexyl cinnamal, benzyl alcohol, benzyl salicylate and hydroxycitronellal (measured values: 0.1 %, 0.04 %, 0.02 %, 0.02 %, 0.01 %, 0.01 %, 0.01 %, 0.01 %, 0.005 %, 0.005% and 0.003 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  100 ml of eau de toilette in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a green cardboard box.
Country of origin:  United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0438/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: VANDAN
 
Name: j'abea
 
Type / number of model:  Nº: YB1732-24
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6895352882756 (label), 6932762122727 (box), DOM:01/17GD DOE:2022/01
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances hexyl cinnamal, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, linalool, benzyl benzoate, coumarin, hydroxycitronellal, citronellol, eugenol, geraniol, isoeugenol, alpha - isomethyl ionone, benzyl alcohol and d-Limonene (measured values: 0.2 %, 0.1 %, 0.08 %, 0.04%, 0.04%, 0.04%, 0.03%, 0.03%, 0.02%, 0.006%, 0.005%, 0.005% and 0.002 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

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:  50 ml of light yellow coloured eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a golden coloured plastic cap. The product is sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0447/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Mineral Mouthwash Solution
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MMS - Mineral Mouthwash Solution
 
Type / number of model:  0818-3, 0718-3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The final mixture contains active chlorine (measured value up to 0.01%).
Chlorine is volatile and an irritant, consequently it could damage the eyes, respiratory tract and skin of the user when the solution is being prepared and used in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  The mineral mouthwash solution has 2 components sold in two different bottles: component A (100ml) – Sodium Chlorite, CAS 7758-19-2, 28% solution and component B (100ml) – Hydrochloric Acid, CAS 7647-01, 0,4% solution.
Country of origin:  Estonia
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0431/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Fridge magnet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Babeczki
 
Type / number of model:  Index: 419378
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5903246405194
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead a small child to put it in the mouth, which could cause the magnet to detach and the child to choke on it.

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

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

 
Description:  Fridge magnet depicting little bread rolls; sold in transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0432/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Fridge magnet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kanapki
 
Type / number of model:  Index: 419380
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5903246405200
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead children to put it in the mouth, which could cause the magnet to detach and the child to choke on it.

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

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

 
Description:  Fridge magnet depicting a garnished croissant, sold in transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11

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Alert number: A12/0439/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair clipper
 
Brand: SONAR
 
Name: Professional HAIR CLIPPERS
 
Type / number of model:  SN-5803
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 958210758034
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate and the battery compartment cover can be opened without a tool, leading to live parts becoming accessible.
The user can come into contact with live parts which could lead to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard EN 60335 and EN 60320.
 

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

 
Description:  Black and gold colour hair clipper with built-in battery which can be charged via the supplied mains connection set.Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0015/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Salt Lamp
 
Brand: Westlab
 
Name: Himalayan Salt Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 060209 110448
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts are exposed and accessible to users when changing the light bulb.
This can cause a risk of electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Salt lamp sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 11
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland