Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 13 ( Published on: 29/03/2019)
Corrigendum : Notification A12/0476/19 has been temporarily removed from Report-2019-012, pending reassessment of the risk.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0517/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: E-ROAD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  reference: BR1000CCHBS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product has insufficient resistance to moisture and, therefore, water may come into contact with live parts. This could lead to a risk of electric shock or fire.
The discharge voltage of the connector pins of the charger is too high and could lead to an electric shock while the user is (un)plugging the supply unit.

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

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

 
Description:  2-wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard). The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0548/19       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: YL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  86-00.10
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful and lacks the necessary labeling.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 60825-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with an embedded LED light and a retractable metallic pointer.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0516/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Dark Brown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT: SS261; batch: RX51IMX40; best before: 09.2022
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains nickel (measured value: 104 mg/kg).
Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of nickel in tattoo inks are as low as technically achievable.
 

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

 
Description:  Labelled, transparent plastic bottle with screw-top fitted with a dispensing nozzle, containing 29.6 ml of dark brown tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0532/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED panel
 
Brand: Electra LED
 
Name: pavé LED FLAT encastré 40W 4000K 3800LM IRC80
 
Type / number of model:  LEDFLAT6060UGR19NWN
 
Batch number / Barcode:  lot 6647
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Possible water penetration via openings in the rear side of the light panel and possible overheating of the appliance housing.
These defects could lead to a risk of electric shock and fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Flush-mounted ceiling panel.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0543/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lampa
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: 617-1B4640
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5662917646402
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation between the cables and the external metal housing (which has sharp edges) is inadequate.

The power cord can easily detach or become damaged by the housing giving access to live parts.
The user could touch live parts and receive an 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  30 cm clip-on lamp to be plugged into the mains, sold in various colours without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0544/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Desk lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lampke
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: 627-OB3800
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5662917638001
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation between the cables and the external metal housing (which has sharp edges) is inadequate.
As a consequence, accessible parts could become live, and the user receive an 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Desk lamp, 31 cm high, to be plugged into the mains, sold in various colours and without any packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0545/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Desk lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lampke
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: 643-5B3803
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5662917638032
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation between the cables and the external metal housing (which has sharp edges) is inadequate.

The power cord can easily detach or become damaged by the housing giving access to live parts.
The user could touch live parts and receive an 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Desk lamp, 43 cm high, sold in various colours without any packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0550/19       
Category:  Measuring instruments
 
Product:  Mains socket tester
 
Brand: Malmbergs
 
Name: Socket safety tester
 
Type / number of model:  DY207N
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7392529116571
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage/clearance distances are inadequate.
The user may receive an electric shock from live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61010 .
 

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

 
Description:  Phase indicator/socket tester in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0511/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-Terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Ranger EV
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*168/2013*00473*
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 June 2014 and 14 January 2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible incorrect electrical wiring to the accelerator pedal position sensor.
This may result in an unintended vehicle acceleration, leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicles (ATV) under recall code: R-19-01.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0518/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: Z4
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1949*; Type: G4Z
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 27 September 2018 and 6 February 2019 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Owing to a fixture missing on the accelerator pedal module, a cable could cause the pedal to get stuck in the kick-down position.
This could lead to accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 0061940400
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0519/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Address
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approvals: e4*2002/24*3114*00-01 e4*168/2013*00076*00; Types: DE, WDE0 e4*168/2013*00076*00 Typen: DE, WDE0
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between May 2015 and March 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Owing to a production fault, the angle of the generator rotor installation on the crankshaft may not be adequate.
This may cause damage to the crankshaft and subsequently lead to engine failure and to an accident.

 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: 97EL.
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0522/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S60(CC), S80, V40(CC), V60(CC), V70, XC60/70/90
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e9*2001/116*0057*32, e9*2001/116*0065*28, e9*2001/116*0068*25, e9*2007/46*0023*24, e4*2007/46*0929*04, e4*2001/116*0076*40; Types: A, B, D, F, L, M
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 11 April 2014 and 30 May 2016.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment.
This may consequently lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: R29904
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0523/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: X-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*6531; Type: 4701
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 24/04/2017 and 19/12/2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Inadequate instructions for retrofitting a tow hitch could lead to the fastening screws on the cross bar being damaged.
As a consequence, the screw connection could fail and the tow hitch may detach from the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident.


 

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

 
Description:  Pick-up truck under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS4AHKTORQ.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0524/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ferrari
 
Name: 488, GTC4, 812, LaFerrari Aperta and F12 TDF
 
Type / number of model:  488: GTB – Spider – Pista – Pista Spider GTC4: Lusso – Lusso T 812: Superfast
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between October 2017 and October 2018., VIN from ZFF82WNB000214132 to ZFF90HMB000241612.
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The fuel vapour separator, providing fuel to the engine, may be defective.
As a consequence fuel could evaporate and lead to fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Ferrari recall campaign 69.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0525/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ferrari
 
Name: GTC4 Lusso and GTC4 LussoT
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between November 2015 and December 2018. , VIN from ZFF82WNB000213972 to ZFF82WMT3K0243200
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The layout of the Bowden cable creates tension on the door locking mechanism.
This could cause the cable retaining slot to break, which would prevent the door from being opened using the external handle, increasing the risk of injuries to the passengers in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Ferrari recall campaign 67.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Ireland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/0526/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Aprilia, Piaggio
 
Name: SR and Typhoon (50cc, Euro4)
 
Type / number of model:  Type Aprilia: SR Motard 50 2t E4 OAMET01 Type Piaggio: Typhoon 50 2t E4 OAMET01B, Type-approval number: e9*168/2013*11224*00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured at non-consecutive intervals.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing defect, the fuel tank air inlet pipe may have remained partially or completely closed.
This could reduce the fuel flow to the engine and cause it to stop while the motorcycle is in movement, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

Company recall page:  http://static.piaggio.com/recall/form-aprilia_en.html

 
Description:  Motorcycle fuel tank air inlet pipe; under Aprilia and Piaggio"Fuel-tank venting Safety" recall campaign.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0535/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: C1
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0237*14; Type: p*****
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 August 2018 and 31 August 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an error in the fuel tank production process, the tank may rupture and leak.
As a consequence, fuel may spill onto the road and create a hazard for following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Citroen recall code: GNA.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0536/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 108
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0237*14; Type: p*****
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 28 August 2018 and 29 August 2019 [sic] are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an error in the fuel tank production process, the tank may rupture and leak.
As a consequence, fuel may spill onto the road and create a hazard for following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: JER
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0537/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Traveller, Expert
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0532*00 to 06, e2*2007/46*0533*00 to 04 Type: V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 August 2015 and 5 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fastening elements on the steering mechanism are inadequate.
This may result in malfunctioning of the steering system, leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Peugeot recall code: JGG.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0538/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: TMAX XP530
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*168/2013*00047; Type: SJ14
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 2017 and 2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Limited durability of the belt-drive causes damage and, consequently, a loss of power transmission.
As a result, the rider could lose control of the motorcycle.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0539/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Expert, Traveller
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0532*00 to 06, e2*2007/46*0533*00 to 04 Type: V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 27 August 2015 and 5 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wishbone mounting brackets on the rear suspension system are incorrectly fixed and can break.
This can lead to a loss of directional control, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Peugeot recall code: JGJ
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0542/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Odyssey
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: US production, individual type approvals; type: RL5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 24 April 2017 and 12 February 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking system may become jammed.
As a consequence, the sliding door may open unintentionally while the vehicle is in motion.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 6PS
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0528/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Sindibaba
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 12358 and 095130-102
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch no. SA8801, bar code: 4057586123582
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The loose silicone ring is too small and the wooden part of the fastening clip breaks easily generating small parts.
A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 12586.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse

 
Description:  Grey crocheted soother holder with owl decoration. There is a loose silicone ring which can be added to the soother holder if needed. The fastening clip includes a round wooden part/decoration. The soother holder is attached to cardboard.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0529/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: Sindibaba
 
Name: Pacifier clip
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 12348 and 095130-140
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4057586123483; Batch SA8801
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The loose silicone ring is a small part and the wooden part of the fastening clip breaks easily, generating small parts.
A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse

 
Description:  Grey crocheted soother holder with fox decoration. There is a loose silicone ring which can be added to the soother holder if needed. The fastening clip consists of a round wooden part/decoration. The soother holder is attached to cardboard.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0512/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: LIHONQI TOYS
 
Name: Magic Skateboard
 
Type / number of model:  SK-28251
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders contain cadmium (measured value up to 0.3% by weight) and three solders contain lead (measured value up to 75% by weight) in concentrations above limit values.
Cadmium and lead pose a risk to the environment.

The product does not comply with the requirements of 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Panda toy made of plastic packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0521/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Rabinig
 
Name: Zwerg "Pauli"
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9005260367444 and 9005260387451
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The fancy-dress costume is flammable and the flame propagation is too high.
If it catches 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.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's fancy-dress costume (a gnome) packed in a transparent, plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0527/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pushchair chain
 
Brand: Sindibaba
 
Name: Stroller chain
 
Type / number of model:  12355 and 095120-100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  SA8801/ 4057586123551
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part (screw from the wooden clip) can be detached from the toy.
As a consequence, a child may put it in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse

 
Description:  Chain to hang across a pushchair, with two pink crocheted owls, one yellow crocheted moon and crocheted baubles. Round wooden decorations are attached to the fastening clips.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0530/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pram toy
 
Brand: Sindibaba
 
Name: Pram clip
 
Type / number of model:  12359 and 095110-100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  SA8801/4057586123599
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part (screw from the fastening clip) can be easily detached from the toy.
As a consequence, a child may put it in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse

 
Description:  Grey, crocheted, owl-shaped, clip-on, rattle toy for prams. The fastening clip includes a round wooden part/decoration. The product is attached to cardboard.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0540/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeeze toy
 
Brand: Imperial Toy / Ooglies
 
Name: Googly Town
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 22790
 
Batch number / Barcode:  HDG30202, bar code 8001478302029
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can be easily detached from the toy.
A small child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: This product listing was removed by Amazon. (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Pink squeeze toy with a cardboard label. The product was sold online (in particular Amazon)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0541/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeeze toy
 
Brand: Imperial Toy / Ooglies
 
Name: Googly Volleyball
 
Type / number of model:  Article 47192 (23096)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  HDG 30042, 8001478300427
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts of plastic material can be detached from the toy.
A small child can put them in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: This product listing was removed by Amazon. (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  A pink squeeze ball. The product was sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0547/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MK2178288
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1112000000009
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The suction cups on the arrows contain an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 2.3 % by weight), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 2.8% by weight) and di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.27%).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Toy weapon set including a bow and arrow with suction cups; sold in blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0549/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Fun Fashion
 
Name: Pirate
 
Type / number of model:  325
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5204745325069
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are functional cords in the neck area of the shirt (the upper part of the costume).
Long functional cords could become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Pirate fancy-dress costume intended for 6-year old children. The top part is in white and red colour and the shirt has cords with free ends in the neck area.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0551/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Fun Fashion
 
Name: NINJA FIGHTER
 
Type / number of model:  242
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5204745242083
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cords on the sleeves and at the hemline have free ends which can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Blue fancy-dress costume representing a ninja costume. There are black cords with free ends at the sleeves and in the ankle area. This product is designed for 8 year old children.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0533/19       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Sports video camera
 
Brand: 4K Sports
 
Name: 4K Ultra HD Action camera
 
Type / number of model:  Power supply unit: ETA-U90 EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7333048020987
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit of the provided power supply unit 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, the relevant European standards EN 60065 and IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  4K HD camera with a power supply. Sold in a white cardboard box with the image of the product on the side.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0513/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Body cream
 
Brand: Sabelnik
 
Name: Cream for Body
 
Type / number of model:  Forte with Comarum palustre
 
Batch number / Barcode:  460701166602610
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Tube containing cream to ease joint and back pain, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0514/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Body gel
 
Brand: Neogalen
 
Name: Sustavit Okopnik c Mumijo
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7640123861824
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Tube containing 125 ml of cream against muscular and joint pain, sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0515/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Body gel
 
Brand: Neogalen
 
Name: Sustavit Ревматин - Reumatin
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7640123861824
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Tube containing 125ml of cream against back pain, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0520/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Fat burner gel
 
Brand: Nutrytec
 
Name: Thermo Xtrem Gel
 
Type / number of model:  Ultraconcentrated Efecto Calor
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8436035242313
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI)(measured values: 0,002 % and 0,0009 %), which are forbidden in leave-on cosmetics.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  200 ml of fat burning gel in a black plastic tube with a white screwcap. Sold in a black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13

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Alert number: A12/0546/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Socket outlet with USB port
 
Brand: Limente
 
Name: Mini-2 USB
 
Type / number of model:  S/S
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6430022831162
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit 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, the relevant European standards EN 60950, EN 50075 and IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Power socket with a USB output, sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0017/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pram
 
Brand: Kunert
 
Name: Baby pram
 
Type / number of model:  Sold between 02/07/2018 and 13/07/2018., VIP
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The restraint system is not adequate and the pram body does not have any attachment points to the chassis/seat unit.
As a result, the child might fall out of the pram and get hurt.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' multifunctional pram with a car seat and a bag. The customer can choose the colours when ordering the pram. The product was sold on line.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland
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Alert number: INFO/0041/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6902018070966
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The internal and external wires of the power supply are not sufficiently insulated or anchored and can easily detach.
A person could touch the accessible live wires and receive an 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 20 LED bulbs spread over 3m of cable, with different decorations on the LED bulbs, depending on the model (stars, Christmas trees, bells, balls, oil lamps, hearts, etc.). Sold in a transparent plastic box. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0534/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0300*0294, *1761, *1762; type: 906 BA 35, 906 BA 50, FL3A4, FL3A5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 1/10/2018 and 1/11/2018 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty instructions of the digital user manual could cause the car jack to be used incorrectly.
As a result the vehicle might slip and injure the user of the jack.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Romania, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0552/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: TGS, TGX
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between December 2018 and February 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The leaf spring on the front axle could break.
Consequently, driving and steering behaviour could become unstable.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 13
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden