Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 17 ( Published on: 26/04/2019)
Notification A12/0476/19 has been permanently withdrawn from report 2019-012 of 22-03-2019 following reassessment of the risk.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

1 of 1 photo

Alert number: A12/0667/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Maroon Honey
 
Type / number of model:  Article ST1150BMH - the Boris Collection
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch SS251
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 36.2 mg/kg) and toluidine (measured value: 14.7 mg/kg).
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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Yellow tattoo ink in a small bottle with a volume of 29.6 ml, bearing the brand, batch number and colour index.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 4 photos

2 of 4 photos

3 of 4 photos

4 of 4 photos

Alert number: A12/0675/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Perma Blend, World Famous Tattoo Ink
 
Name: Blue Iris
 
Type / number of model:  ref. PBB\1/2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot PBB/18904 Batch B20207 expiry date 05/23/21
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The ink contains nickel.
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Blue tattoo ink (15 ml) in a transparent plastic bottle with a pink cap.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/0676/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Banana Cream
 
Type / number of model:  Article ST1021BC, Ref. 21C02116C07090240
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch W126Y78O76IM2 , Lot SS233 EXP 03/31/2021
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The ink contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 87 mg/kg).
O-anisidine amine may cause cancer.

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:  Yellow tattoo ink (29 ml) in a transparent plastic bottle with a black cap.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0661/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 5008 II
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0534*04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 February 2018 and 22 September 2018; VIN range: VF3MRHNYHJL014172 to VF3M45GZWKL002330.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The wiring harness on the voltage retaining device (DMTR) may have been inadequately tightened, which may cause the device to break.
This could result in the engine not starting and, in very rare cases, it could start a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code JHA.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0664/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle component
 
Brand: Raximo
 
Name: RA27
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: 91661 Type: BC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected products were manufactured between March 2018 and March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to incorrect assembly instructions, the product could be mounted on incompatible vehicles.
As a consequence, the front wheel of such vehicles could become blocked, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorbike brake and coupling lever.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0666/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Subaru
 
Name: BRZ, Impreza/XV, Forester, Legacy
 
Type / number of model:  Legacy, Impreza/XV, Forester, BRZ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in the following periods: - BRZ, 2013 - Impreza/XV, 2012 ~ 2013 - Forester, 2012 ~ 2014 - Legacy, 2013 ~ 2014, VIN numbers between JF1BRJLC2DG140004 and JF1ZC6L81DG004353.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The engine's valve spring may not be strong enough.
As a consequence, it could fracture under stress, causing the engine to stall whilst the vehicle is in movement.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Subaru's recall code: SRT261.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0668/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: NV300
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0154
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 17 April 2018 and 21 April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety belt anchor bolts on certain vehicles may have been insufficiently tightened.
In the event of a collision, the safety belt anchorage may detach, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0669/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: DS
 
Name: DS 7 crossback
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0601*00, e2*2007/46*0601*01, e2*2007/46*0601*02, e2*2007/46*0601*03, e2*2007/46*0601*04, e2*2007/46*0601*06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 September 2017 and 26 October 2018; VIN range: VR1JCYHZJHY122969 to VR1J45GGRKY003311.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A component in the driver's airbag system may be inadequate.
This may result in reduced effectiveness of the airbag in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under DS recall code: GQL.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0670/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: iOn
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0069*06, e2*2007/46*0069*07
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 April 2018 and 31 July 2018; VIN range: VF31NZKYZJU801048 to VF31NZKYZKU800746.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defective component of 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 Peugeot recall code: JFJ.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0671/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Hyundai
 
Name: i30
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*3807; Type PDE.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between September 2018 and November 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defective electric motor on the glass sliding roof.
This can impair the window-lift system, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Hyundai recall code: 81C095.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0672/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Seat
 
Name: Ateca
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*6394; Type: 5FP
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles in were manufactured between 10 April 2018 and 25 June 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat.
In the event of an accident, the central rear head restraint may consequently become detached from the guide rods and lose its supportive and protective effect.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Seat recall code: 72I7.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/0659/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: OUSDY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SY0902-21
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435426932628
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values: 18% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Small plastic baby-doll sitting on a pink plastic potty; supplied in a mesh bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/0660/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Gniotek
 
Type / number of model:  TG41951
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900290836554
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
A child may put one of 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:  Yellow squeezable toy packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 5 photos

2 of 5 photos

3 of 5 photos

4 of 5 photos

5 of 5 photos

Alert number: A12/0662/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Ledy Toys
 
Name: Bonnie baby doll
 
Type / number of model:  N°. LD9902E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5904265139664 Delivery number: KH170810
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The hairbands and some elements of the soother holder can be easily detached.
A child may put one of these 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:  Battery-operated, 30 cm high, plastic doll with hairbands and a soother. The doll, which emits sounds, is sold in cardboard packaging with a plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/0663/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Spain Shops
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MK 1341-7
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6983216134179
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The battery compartment can be easily opened without the use of any tools, leaving the batteries accessible. Furthermore the toy bears a small piece (a light) on the top of the head that can be easily detached.
A child may put these parts in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or a risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft toy dog with a green body, white head and a black nose and eyes. It is operated with 2 AA batteries. Approximate dimensions: 150 x 170 x 70 mm. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: A12/0665/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Sound toy
 
Brand: Jeux 2 mômes
 
Name: boîte à meuh
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: EA9712/72
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3561863197121 , Batch 371004
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily break off the toy.
A small child may put these 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Cylindrical, plastic toy which imitates the sound of a cow mooing when turned upside down.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/0673/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: ivoclar vivadent
 
Name: OptraWolf
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029069632188
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The cord with the plastic tag can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts.
A 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plush toy wolf with an unattached, polyester cord and a plastic tag around the neck. The filling consists of soft fibres. The toy is packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17

1 of 3 photos

2 of 3 photos

3 of 3 photos

Alert number: A12/0674/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hairdryer
 
Brand: hair Majesty
 
Name: Travel hair dryer
 
Type / number of model:  HM-5026
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The hairdryer does not have a thermal cut-out device and the plastic material of the casing is combustible.
As a consequence, the hairdryer could overheat and catch fire. Melted plastic could also cause burns and leave live parts accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched by users.

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

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

 
Description:  Hairdryer packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

1 of 2 photos

2 of 2 photos

Alert number: INFO/0048/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pram/pushchair combination
 
Brand: Milla & Måns
 
Name: SoHo
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A toggle can be easily detached from the foot-muff of the product.
A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic, four-wheeled, combined pushchair/pram with a detachable fabric seat with a foot muff, hood, bumper bar and matching carry-cot. The item has a basket and is accompanied by a rain cover, a mosquito net and two adaptors.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 17