Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 28 ( Published on: 24/07/2009)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0966/09       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Camping stove Idealgas
 
Brand: Idealgas
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FHVULJP VULCAN Junior barcode 8013729004213
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns because it is possible for the user to replace the gas cartridge in a way that can lead to unsafe and/or unintended piercing of the gas cartridge.
The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and with the relevant European standard EN521.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Small, single ring, gas camping stove.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0956/09       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Remote-control helicopter - Fly dragonfly
 
Brand: Jihuan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Osbis
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the dimensions of the plug do not meet the requirements of standard. The length of the pin insulating sheaths is approximately 6.5mm, whereas the required minimum is 10 mm.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50075.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales, recall from consumers and destruction by an importer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Remote-control helicopter with charger (brand Dj).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0952/09       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Cycle cleaning product - Vélo Propre
 
Brand: Morgan blue
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1 L, EAN 13601348
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because due to its high pH of 12.2, it may cause severe skin burns. The labelling does not mention the risks inherent in using it since the letter 'C', the risk phrase (causes severe burns) and the relevant safety advice are not present.



The product does not comply with the Regulation 648/2004/EC on Detergents.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers and destruction by the distributor.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Light green liquid in a transparent plastic container (PE) with a red child-resistant top.
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0958/09       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motor vehicle - Ibiza MY
 
Brand: SEAT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the vehicle may move on its own from the parking position if the gear lever is in the 'P' position and the handbrake is not applied.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective measures taken by the manufacturer. (By: Other)

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Norway, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0975/09       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby's soother - Nutty Professor teeth
 
Brand: Billy-Bob
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN-Code: 658890501307; 132 100180; 10051808
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because it does not include a ring or knob projecting at least 10mm to allow the soother to be gripped if it becomes lodged in a child’s mouth. Moreover, the 6.2mm diameter measuring rod passes easily through the holes of the shield, which means that a child's fingers could become trapped in it.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Baby's pacifier with a shield in the form of lips with four teeth
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: 0953/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Chemistry set - Laboratorio de quimica
 
Brand: Clementoni
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  65805
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Damage to sight
 
The product poses a chemical risk and a risk of damage to sight because information on precautions to be taken is missing. The product contains copper sulphate (irritant, toxic if swallowed), ferrous sulphate (irritating to respiratory system), sodium carbonate (irritating to eyes and skin), potassium iodide (minor skin irritant) and calcium hydroxide (irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin and possible eye injuries).


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Chemistry set packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0955/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll
 
Brand: Beautiful girl design
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. 650.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk since the plastic material from which the toy is made contains 29% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) by weight, exceeding the maximum permitted limit of 0.1%.



The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, since certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary measures taken by an importer: stop of placing of the product on the market, withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers. Sales ban and recall from consumers imposed on a retailer by the authorities.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  A doll made from softened PVC with monofilament hair, wearing textile clothing and shoes. Packed in a coloured cardboard box with transparent front, marked Beautiful Girl Design, No. 650.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0957/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll's folding push-chair
 
Brand: Color Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 26.177
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8412842261778
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- it breaks when a load is applied;


- it has only one locking device, not two, and this lock does not automatically engage when the toy is extended.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Dolls’ folding push-chair packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: 0963/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy cake - Strawberry and blackcurrant wind-up cake
 
Brand: Out of the Blue
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No. 62/0880, EAN 4029811183869
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can detach easily from the toy and may be swallowed by children.
The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the distributor. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Small, wind-up, plastic, toy birthday cake with imitation strawberries, raspberries and blackcurrants, a candle and a "Happy Birthday" message on top. There are two wheels underneath. The approximate dimensions for the toy: 35mm high and 50mm wide.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0964/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Gun with darts - Super power weapon
 
Brand: Ruingun
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Smaller gun: No. 6589 Lian 7a Ziang; Hong Iian; 2. Bigger gun: No. 6018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups on the darts and ring can detach.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  The set consists of: - two guns made of black and silver coloured plastic, - 8 darts (4 for each gun) made of black plastic, ended with orange, semi-transparent suction cups; - a ring made of black and gold coloured plastic with six orange, semi-transparent suction cups; - police badge; - police baton; - 3 target boards made of cardboard, with numbers, coloured yellow, red, black and green. The packaging consists of a plastic blister fastened to cardboard marked with the name of the toy, “CE mark”, name and address of the importer, Made in China, EAN number, pictogram “not intended for children 0-5”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0965/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull-along toy
 
Brand: Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7460745101265
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of:


- choking, because the ring handle, which fits fully into the small parts cylinder, may be easily detached;

- strangulation, due to the inappropriate length of the cord (670mm, whereas it should be no longer than 220mm).


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  A toy plastic duck moving on four wheels, attached to a cord ended with a small, ring handle. While the toy is moving a transparent ball with fish inside is rotating. With the toy there is a tag with a CE mark and following markings: - name and address of the importer; - “Made in China”; - EAN number. There is also a warning about the risk of swallowing small parts, the necessity to store the packaging due to useful information, the need to keep the packaging out of reach of children, packaging is not a toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0967/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toys - My first magnetic model plane/helicopter/rocket
 
Brand: Janod
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch numbers: CI.L.2008; CI.G.2008; CI.M.2008, ref 05205; 05206; 05207 EAN codes: 3700217352059; 3700217352066; 3700217352073
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the wheels and play figure fit into the small parts cylinder.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Magnetic wooden toy consisting of 6 to 8 parts packed in a square cardboard box.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom

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Alert number: 0969/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Ladybird pull-along toy
 
Brand: KARO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3358
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7460745433588
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of:


- choking because of the presence of small parts;

- strangulation because of the length of the cord.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  A toy ladybird which moves on four wheels and is attached to a cord. The cord has a small, triangular handle on the end. While the toy is moving, sounds are emitted and lights shine.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0971/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Walrus plush toy
 
Brand: Namichi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No. 716547
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyes of the toy, which fit into the small parts cylinder, may easily be detached.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Soft toy 35 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0973/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy key-ring - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse – (La casa di Topolino)
 
Brand: Disney Store Limited
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Barcode 411089773554
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because if it falls, the battery cover may come off and the small components of the toy and the batteries themselves may be accessible to children.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by distributors.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  A set of 3 plastic keys attached to a key-ring with 4 push buttons. When the buttons are pressed they produce simulated car sounds (ignition, horn, etc.) or character's voices, and the lights flash. The product is described as being suitable for children from 12 months of age upwards. Dimensions: keys 8 cm; key-ring 9.5 cm. Materials: plastic of various colours, includes electronic components.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0974/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Expanding dinosaur egg - Grow toys - Growing Hatching Egg
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because after 72 hours in water the toy expands by more than 50%. If a child swallows the toy, or part of it, contact with the saliva or gastric juices will cause the toy to expand which may cause asphyxia or gastrointestinal injuries.



The products do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Toy in the form of an egg. The shell is made of white fragile material. A green dinosaur is hidden inside the egg, which hatches and grows when immersed in water. Dimensions of the egg: approximately 58x46mm. Weight: 29 g. The toy is intended for children over the age of 3 years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0979/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy xylophone - Xylo Roller 18+
 
Brand: Janod
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 05361; EAN code: 3700217353612
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking since the wheel axis can break and the resulting small parts fit into the small parts cylinder.



The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Eight-piece xylophone on wheels with two batons with red ends.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Denmark

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Alert number: 0980/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy xylophone - Xylo circus 18+
 
Brand: Janod
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 07505; EAN code 3700217375058
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the small parts fitting in the small parts cylinder can detach at a force of 64.95N.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Predominantly orange and yellow ‘cart’ with a pull string on which an 8-piece xylophone of different colours is mounted.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: 0982/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll
 
Brand: My baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material from which the toy is made contains 0.44% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 10.50% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP).


According to the REACH Regulation, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  The doll is made from softened PVC, clothed in textile material, with boots and brown hair. Packed in a transparent plastic bag closed with a coloured printed tag marked MY BABY, PLAST HRACKY.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0960/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' brassiere - Sportance 700 Bra
 
Brand: Kalenji
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 8073948. Art. Ref.: 1040241; 1040242; 1040244; 1040245; 1040246; 1040247; 1040248; 1040249; 1040250; 1040252; 1040253.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of formaldehyde in a concentration of 534 mg/kg which may cause skin irritation.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by a producer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Lady's “Sportance 700” brassiere, KALENJI brand, model 8073948.
Country of origin:  Tunisia
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: 0968/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Scarf
 
Brand: IDEEN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN 4005524449225
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants. The scarf's red colour releases 121 mg/kg of 3.3’-Dimethylbenzidine, which exceeds the limit of 30 mg/kg.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Red scarf. Article No. 44922; long scarf, foulard, chiffon 3.5.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: 0970/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby’s camisole
 
Brand: Lucky kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area.


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


 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Baby’s camisole with long sleeves, white colour, composition: 100% cotton, brand "Lucky kids". The camisoles are designed, manufactured and provided with two textile drawstrings in the waist area. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0972/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby's camisole - Electrified fashion
 
Brand: Niki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 7057701
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Baby's wrap-over camisole designed, manufactured and provided with two textile drawstrings in the waist area and two snap-fasteners. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold in transparent polyethylene packaging.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0976/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Scarf
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants. The scarf's red colour releases 124 mg/kg of benzidine, which exceeds the limit of 30 mg/kg.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer Recall from consumers by the importer ordered by the authorities.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Red silk scarf
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0977/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Scarf
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azocolourants. The scarf's black colour releases:
Benzidine 617 mg/kg;
4-Aminobiphenyl 67 mg/kg;
Aniline > 100mg/kg.


These substances exceed the limit of 30 mg/kg.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer Recall from consumers by the importer ordered by the authorities.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Black silk scarf
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0978/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's coat
 
Brand: Runners
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No. XL-0725,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800858086846
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market by the distributor and the importer ordered by authorities.

 
Description:  Coat for children up to 7 years of age with a hood containing functional drawstrings ended with plastic toggles. There are labels with the following inscriptions: "Runners the other choice", "composition 100% polyester", "Runners winter collection, show yourself, wind, water" and on the zipper "super girl". There is also a pattern on the right-hand side of the material: "Runners kids" and "Тallino". The product is sold in transparent polyethylene packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0981/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress - Camilla dress
 
Brand: MOLO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  42910302
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5704354213974
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because the dress has functional strings in the neck area and at the back.


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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Blue dress with front zipper and 2 pockets with zippers. Near the collar there are drawstrings that by means of toggles can regulate the tightness of the dress around the arms. The size of the waist can be adjusted by a toggle which forms two loops in the waist area. On the back of the dress the length can be regulated by a toggle and forms a loop that hangs below the lower edge of the dress.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0954/09       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Whitening cream - POP popular facial cream with AHA
 
Brand: POP
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN 8853318 000833
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains approximately 1% mercury (approximately 3% mercury compound) as a skin-whitening substance which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Pink plastic round container in a pink and white box including a description of the product. Content: 4 grams.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: 0961/09       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Children's make-up - Face Painting Set
 
Brand: John Toy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Lot. No. 010107
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains lead:

630 mg/kg (yellow paint)

82 mg/kg (red paint)

6830 mg/kg (yellow crayon)

1070 mg/kg (orange paint).


This product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by a retailer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Children's face painting set with face painting crayons.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28

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Alert number: 0962/09       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Lightening body cream without hydroquinone
 
Brand: Bio Claire
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  P13/02/03 NFI 011285 E 12/02/06 NPC, 30 g
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains glucocorticosteroid and clobetasolpropionate 0,029%.


The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by a distributor.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  White tube with white cap in white box.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 28