Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 16 ( Published on: 19/04/2019)

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Alert number: A12/0643/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Pulley
 
Brand: Edelrid
 
Name: Turn
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4021573287526; batch XXXX 18-150
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The axle which holds the roller and the two side plates in place may not be properly riveted.
A side plate could consequently break away and expose the cable. This could lead to a fall.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Pulley for climbing.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0624/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Hot Pink
 
Type / number of model:  production date 06/2017; Expiry date 06/2020.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  # T-138
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 52.4 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.
The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

 

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic 30-ml bottle with a black cap containing pink tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0626/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Black Mamba
 
Name: Black ink
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 2D170018; Expiry Date 04/2020
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: 0.64 mg/kg and 0.045 mg/kg, respectively).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic bottle with a black dispensing cap containing 150 ml of black tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0627/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World Famous Tattoo Ink
 
Name: Dubai Gold
 
Type / number of model:  REF WFDG1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT WFDG172801 BEST BY 02/02/2020 BATCH B16235
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine and toluidine (measured values: 18 mg/kg and 8 mg/kg, respectively).
These aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic bottle with a black dispenser cap, containing yellow tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0628/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World Famous Tattoo Ink
 
Name: Great Wall Yello
 
Type / number of model:  Colour Index 21095, ref WFGWY1/2, Batch 20205
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WFGWY172711, expiry date of 11/29/20
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value 70 mg/kg).
These aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.
The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic bottle with a black cap containing tattoo ink, with labelling also in Spanish, French and German.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0657/19       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: FAD
 
Name: 3 in 1, ligt fire spinner lighter, fidgit spinner
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 971481 220048
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children due to its shape and colour.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Refillable, metal, gas lighter with a flame adjustment mechanism, refill nozzle and a button in the middle that allows it to be used as a spinner. It also has a button at the bottom of the lighter for turning on flashing LED lights.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0658/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED ICICLE LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  cc-100 (100 led) , cc-200 (200 led)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. Consequently the cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire.
The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of cord extension socket allows single-pole insertion of plugs. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.

As a consequence, water could penetrate the product or the user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Lighting chain with non-replaceable 100 or 200 LED lamps (depending on the model). The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. It is sold in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0633/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp/torch
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED EMERGENCY LAMP / LED vészhelyzeti lámpa
 
Type / number of model:  NJ-830
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 002612 002948
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging and live parts may become accessible. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate. Users may therefore receive an electric shock.
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat. User may consequently suffer burns or the product may cause a fire.

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:  Rechargeable torch with a battery charger that can be connected directly to the mains. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0650/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Nightlight
 
Brand: Domolandia
 
Name: LED dim swiatla - biedronka
 
Type / number of model:  880
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2017070800414
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Due to its shape, the product may be attractive to children, who may consider it a toy.
A child could pull the light out of the socket 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  LED nightlight in the form of a ladybird. The product is intended to be plugged directly into the socket. Packaging: transparent plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0651/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Nightlight
 
Brand: Domolandia
 
Name: LED dim swiatla - jablko
 
Type / number of model:  336
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2017070800384
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Due to its shape, the product may be attractive to children, who can consider it a toy.
A child could pull the light out of the socket 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  LED nightlight in the form of an apple. The product is intended to be plugged directly into a socket. Packaging: transparent plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0629/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*19; Type:639/2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 10 January 2019 and 31 January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The passenger airbag cover on the instrument panel is inadequate.
In the event of an accident, the airbag cover could break away, potentially fragmenting and causing injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS2KLAPSAB (6891078).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0630/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Tiguan
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0450* Type: 5N
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 5 April 2017 and 6 November 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The material used for the rear coil springs may be inadequate.
There is a possibility that a coil spring may fracture and damage the rear tyres. This may affect driving stability and increase the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under recall code 42J4.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0631/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ferrari
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model:  458 Italia – 458 Spider – 458 Speciale – 458 Speciale A, , 488 GTB – 488 Spider, , 812 Superfast, , California –California T, , F12 Berlinetta – F12 TDF, , FF, , GTC4 Lusso – GTC4 Lusso T, , J50,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between May 2008 and May 2018; VIN range: 161035 to 237530.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A component in the passenger-side front airbag system may be inadequate and cause breakage of the inflator.
As a result, the airbag may activate incorrectly.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Ferrari recall code RC60.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0632/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Harley-Davidson
 
Name: Street 750, Street-Rod
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e11*2002/24*1687*01, e11*168/2013*00216*01-02; type: XG1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles in were manufactured between 19 May 2015 and 12 June 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Corrosion may occur around the brake caliper bore.
This could affect the brake function, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycles under Harley-Davidson recall code: 0174.
Country of origin:  India, United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0635/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Logan II MCV
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0314*81, e2*2001/116*0314*83, e2*2001/116*0314*84
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured until 05 February 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible insufficient tightening torque of the lower steering column fixing bracket screws.
This may result in vertical movements of the steering wheel, impairing vehicle's steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Dacia recall code: 0D0X.
Country of origin:  Morocco
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0636/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: PCX125 (WW125), PCX150 (WW150)
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2002/24*3061*01, e4*2002/24*3063*01 Model year: 2015-2018.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 14 April 2014 and 22 December 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible oxidation and increased contact surface resistance of the turn signal switch, hazard switch and dimmer switch.
This may result in failure of the turn signal, hazard signal or high beam lights, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycles under Honda recall code: 3KN.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0638/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
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 6 September 2017 and 26 April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The foot space lamp on driver’s side can become detached, which can cause the foot brake not to fully disengage.
This may result in permanent operation of the vehicle's brake lights and impaired braking performance, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS4FUSRAUM.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0645/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C4-Aircross
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: Ee2*2007/46*0117*01, e2*2007/46*0117*03, e2*2007*46*0117*04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 25 November 2011 and 1 April 2015; VIN range: VF7BUNKZ0CZ900201 to VF7BUNKZ0FZ910034.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The programming of the ‘Stop & Start’ system is inadequate.
This may cause the engine to cut out if the battery charge level is lower than the minimum load threshold required by the ‘Stop & Start’ function. This could increase the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Citroën recall code: Citroën GQN.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0646/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C-Zéro
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0068*06, e2*2007/46*0068*07
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 April 2018 and 1 August 2018; VIN range: VF71NZKYZJU901083 to VF71NZKYZKU900579.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defective component in the brake assist system vacuum pump.
This may cause a loss of braking assistance and increased braking distance, possibly leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Citroën recall code: GNS.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0653/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Helmet for water sports
 
Brand: Palm
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ap2000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured 2014, CH004
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The helmet does not provide sufficient protection against impacts.
Users might consequently suffer injuries to the head.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation) and the relevant European standard EN 1385.
 

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

 
Description:  Helmet for canoeing and white water sports; sizes 52-58. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0622/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Tonga
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Fit
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3760139283237
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The baby carrier is not sufficiently secure and can easily break.
As a consequence, the child could fall out.

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

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

 
Description:  Textile baby carrier in plastic packaging
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0644/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: bieco's
 
Name: Baby Trage Universal 6 in 1
 
Type / number of model:  Art N° 38-000011
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 005544001397
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The leg opening of the carrier is too big and the carer's attachment system can easily slip.
A child may consequently fall out of the baby carrier.

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: Importer)

 
Description:  Back-pack type baby carrier. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0647/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Chipolino
 
Name: Dino
 
Type / number of model:  KEND01801GB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800931029685
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The resistance and the attachment system of the product are not adequate.
The carrier could slip or break while in use, causing the child to fall.

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

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

 
Description:  Baby carrier packed in a plastic bag inside a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0648/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Free ON
 
Name: Baby Carrier Travel Baby 3 in 1
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 38055
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3830057738055
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The durability of the product is not sufficient and it could break.
As a consequence, the baby could fall out and suffer injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Baby carrier packed in a plastic bag inside a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0649/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby sling
 
Brand: Amazonas
 
Name: Carry Sling Pacific
 
Type / number of model:  AZ-5060440
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4030454004336
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The resistance of the product is not adequate.
Consequently, it could break while in use, causing the child to fall.

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

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

 
Description:  Baby sling packed in a plastic bag inside a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0621/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Remote-controlled car
 
Brand: JakMean JIAMING TOYS
 
Name: Cartoon Dinosaur Car
 
Type / number of model:  Article N° 6607
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8860876002537
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 71% and 0.5% by weight respectively).
Lead and cadmium 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Remote-controlled toy car with free-standing figures. Product powered by three 1.5 V AA batteries. Labeling indicates for children over 18 months and not suitable for children under three years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0637/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Happy Day
 
Name: Baby GIRL
 
Type / number of model:  8822
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 9.08%by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic baby doll with different coloured nappies. Packed in a cardboard box with transparent front window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0639/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Beautiful
 
Name: Fashjon
 
Type / number of model:  8152
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6918232081527 , LT2320
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 18.5% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll approx. 19 cm tall with long hair. Packed in a box with transparent window at the front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0640/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy kitchen play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Garnki Mini
 
Type / number of model:  5004
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The lids of the pots have a hemispherical shape without suitable ventilation holes.
A child playing with the toy could consequently cover its nose and mouth, leading to suffocation.

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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Kitchen play set with different utensils made of plastic, supplied in a plastic net.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0641/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: XT
 
Name: TOYS
 
Type / number of model:  128ABCD
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9400003036197
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The mouthpiece of the trumpet can easily come off, generating a small part.
It may be put in the mouth by a small child, blocking the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  Soap bubble set (bubbles, plastic container and a plastic trumpet), supplied in a plastic bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0642/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Annabelle
 
Name: Fashionable man
 
Type / number of model:  Article N° 1618
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9696969691307
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains an excessive amount of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.5% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic male doll, supplied in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0654/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress accessory
 
Brand: Funny Fashion
 
Name: Horror Mask
 
Type / number of model:  61578
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8712364615784
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Fancy-dress mask (horror mask).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0655/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LALKA
 
Type / number of model:  TG365273
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902280878711
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (the eyes) may be easily detached from the toy.
A child may 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Doll made of textile material. No packaging, label attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0656/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lalka
 
Type / number of model:  TG365094
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902280878575
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (the eyes) of the product may easily be detached.
A child may 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Doll made of textile material. No packaging, label attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0652/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: FCL Collection
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ART7316 Collection Casual Wear
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has drawstrings in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause serious injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's dress/shorts set all in one
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0623/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Make-up marker
 
Brand: Senjo color
 
Name: Face and Body liner
 
Type / number of model:  4.5 ml model
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4260253863913
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI)(measured values: 1 % and 0.0002 %), 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Body and face painting marker pens in different colours.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A12/0625/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Face scrub
 
Brand: Natus
 
Name: Facial mud exfoliator
 
Type / number of model:  100 ml pot
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected units were marketed between 2017 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains zirconium, barium and lead (measured values: 0.004 % , 0.003 % and 0.001 % by weight, respectively).
Zirconium is mutagenic, can easily reach the brain and placenta, increasing the risk of cancer.
Barium can be easily absorbed and have toxic effects on the body impairing muscle, kidney and heart activity, leading to arrhythmia, paralysis or gastrointestinal alterations.
Lead is harmful for human health as it accumulates in the body and may damage the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Facial mud exfoliator sold in a transparent plastic pot with a lid with golden printing.
Country of origin:  Morocco
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0634/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Residual Current Circuit Breaker
 
Brand: HAROK
 
Name: Residual current device
 
Type / number of model:  DZ60N + DZ60L
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product does not break the electric circuit with voltages in all intended phases.
This could lead to a possible risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 61009.
 

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

 
Description:  Residual current circuit breaker with over-current protection (RCBO), sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0021/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain
 
Brand: SMILING X-052
 
Name: Twinkle light
 
Type / number of model:  X-052
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient. The cable is also too short and not properly anchored.
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 and EN 62560.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A11/0023/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: RYZ LAMPKi High Quality Christmas Light
 
Type / number of model:  YJ-018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate and live parts may become accessible. The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient. The cable is also too short and not properly anchored.
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 and EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16

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Alert number: A11/0022/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy bow and arrow set
 
Brand: Kings Sport
 
Name: Toxophily Set
 
Type / number of model:  35881A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5703653100145
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The kinetic energy of the projectiles fired from the crossbow is too high which can lead to eye injuries.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Toy bow and arrows with suction cups
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 16