Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 19 ( Published on: 10/05/2019)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0721/19       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LIGHTER, USB, CLASSIC FASHIONABLE, SERTIFICATE
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  900 CJYDHJ
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The lighter is appealing to children. The laser beam is too powerful and lacks the necessary labelling.
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:  Lighter in the form of a mobile phone that has a laser pointer function, with a USB charger .
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0724/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Vivaro-B
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0575*21; e1*98/14*0170*42; e1*98/14*0170*43; Type: F7; X83
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between April 2018 and September 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The handbrake cable and adjustment screw may be defective.
This can impair the handbrake holding function, 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 Opel recall code: E18-180309.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0726/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Cayenne
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*0900*01; type: 9YA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 November 2018 and 20 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shock-absorber forks fitted on the front axle may be defective and could break.
As a result the tyre could be pressed against the wheel arch, potentially causing an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Porsche recall code: AKA2.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0727/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Logan MCV
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2001/116*0314*81, 83, 84; Type: SD
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 November 2016 and 4 January 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering column mount may be incorrectly positioned.
This could impair or block the steering ability, potentially leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Dacia recall code: 0D0X.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0728/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1560*09; type: R1ES
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 June 2018 and 2 July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear door spoiler may not be secured enough due to an incorrect adhesive bond.
As a result, the spoiler may become detached in motion, posing a risk to following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 8892103.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0729/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Fiat Professional
 
Name: Talento
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0496*04; Type: FJL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 18 May 2018 and 22 November 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The handbrake cable and adjustment ring may be defective.
This can impair the handbrake holding function, 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 Fiat recall code: 6211.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0734/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Yaris
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0152; Model codes: NCP131, NLP130, NSP130, KSP130
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 June 2014 - 17 February 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wire harnesses of the side airbag sensors could crack and the wires may corrode.
In the event of a crash the front seat airbags and the curtain shield airbags may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Toyota recall code: DIR_TME 19SMD-035.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0710/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's car seat
 
Brand: Coto baby
 
Name: Jazz
 
Type / number of model:  Approval N° E13-045048
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The plastic frame in the back of the seat can crack in the event of an impact. This could impair the stability of the headrest and might lead to increased head displacement and injuries to the head.
Moreover, the force needed to open the lock exceeds the limit set. This could affect the child's recovery from interior of the vehicle after an accident.

The product does not comply with UNECE Regulation No 44-04.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's car seat intended for weight 9 - 36 kg (group I, II, III).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0731/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  High chair
 
Brand: JLY
 
Name: Children's high chair
 
Type / number of model:  Articlenumber 418144, 418145 and 418146
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6945429960181, 6945429960174, 6945429960167
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The plastic brackets that hold the seat can break over time.
The seat can consequently collapse which may cause the child to fall and suffer injuries or to slide out of the seat and get stuck with the head between the seat and the bar, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14988.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.jollyroom.se/kundservice/aterkallelser

 
Description:  Children's high chair made of wood. Comes in the colours natural, white and black. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: A12/0732/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's car seat
 
Brand: Chipolino
 
Name: Como
 
Type / number of model:  Approval number: E8-048279
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800931025915
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible webbing slip in the central adjusting device and possible deformation of the backrest's plastic.
In the event of a car accident or sudden and violent braking of the vehicle, the head displacement´s limit can be exceeded and the child could suffer injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children´s car seat intended for weight: < 10 kg and 9 - 18 kg (group 0, I).
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0692/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Wolkenschleim
 
Name: Neon pink fun trading
 
Type / number of model:  78926 / 2222736
 
Batch number / Barcode:  30/11/2018 / 4260539120167
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy is too high (measured value: up to 832 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://www.mueller.hr/aktualno/povlacenje-proizvoda/

 
Description:  Toy slime for modelling in neon-pink colour with small pearls inside; packed in a plastic container. The product is not intended for children under 36 months.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0725/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy guitar
 
Brand: Ya Ya Toys
 
Name: Guitar Music
 
Type / number of model:  Item number: 721
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907616648211
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The strap of the toy guitar has no quick release mechanism.
If worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped, leading to strangulation.

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:  Toy guitar made of coloured plastic material, with strap attached, powered by batteries. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0730/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: Hua Ya
 
Name: Beautiful Angel
 
Type / number of model:  NGH9306351
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902388119051
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.3% 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of two plastic ponies. Packaged in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/0737/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's hat
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Child’s animal hat
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: AH17-AL-1 , head of wolf, bear, cow, leopard, ladybird, monkey, giraffe, tiger, panda, dog, frog, unicorn.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  09/2018 , 3610141037680
 
Risk type:  Burns, Choking, Strangulation
 
The products contain small parts that can easily be detached and a cord attached that is too long.
A small child may put the small parts on the mouth and choke on them.The cord could wrap itself around the child's neck without the child being able to remove it, causing strangulation. At the same time, the flap forming the scarf is flamable.

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:  Animal-shaped hat for childen under 36 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0738/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Slime toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: NOISY PUTTY, GAS MAKER, MANEN 620404
 
Type / number of model:  620404
 
Batch number / Barcode:  035978, BAR CODE: 8713219241172
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 611 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Slime toy sold in a plastic container in the shape of a barrel.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0713/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: C'est La Vie
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  style № G-359, model 1717;19;20;21; J600, Article N° 037 175
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
They can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.

 

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

 
Description:  Grey jacket with functional cords in the hood with free ends for children from 4 to 14 years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0714/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: Niebieski Ksiezyc
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  code YB-6908A, Article N° 037 157
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are decorative cords at the lower hem of the garment.
They can become trapped during various activities of the child, causing injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Blue and white jacket with hood and decorative cords for 4 to 14 year old children.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0715/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: S & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  code 798, model 7287/797, Article N° 037 447
 
Batch number / Barcode:  033-WZB
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are decorative cords hanging below the lower hem of the garment.
They can become trapped during various activities of the child, causing injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink trousers with decorative cords attached to the pockets of the knee area, for children up to 7 years of age.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0716/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Suns
 
Name: Universo danza Picking
 
Type / number of model:  DF-103, model 105/102/103, 037 404
 
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 injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's trousers, size 6 to 14 years old, with drawstrings around the waist area and decorative cords in the area of the knees.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0717/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: XUBA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8151, model 7306/8151, 037 465
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has drawstrings in the knee area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's trousers with sizes for children up to 7 years with decorative cords in the knee area, length 33 cm.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0718/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: M & D
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  95092, 035 591
 
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 injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's trousers with sizes for children aged 10 years with drawstrings in the waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0719/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Suns
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GN10-124, model 10-106/10-104, 037 474.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WS-9046
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small decorative elements of the product may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 71.

 

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

 
Description:  Children's trousers for children up to 3 years with glued decorations - small pebbles / beads on the back right pocket and 4 small pebbles for decoration on the two lateral outer edges.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0720/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Suns
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GN10-123, model 10-123, Article Number 037 449
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WS-9046
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can be easily detached.
A small child can put the small part in his mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 71.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's trousers for children up to 3 years with glued decorations - small pebbles / beads on the back pockets and on the two lateral outer edges.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0722/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Suns Fashion
 
Name: FIFTYFIVE SECOND The home of racing
 
Type / number of model:  GN11-464, 037 430, model 464
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WS-9046
 
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 injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's trousers, size 4 to 14 years old, branded, with drawstrings around the waist area, length 25 cm.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0723/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: Caro Light
 
Name: Lightening Beauty Lotion
 
Type / number of model:  with carrot oil
 
Batch number / Barcode:  L 10B78376; F 19 06 18; E 19 06 20
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 3.8 % by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis and might also induce cancer.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening body lotion in a 500 ml plastic bottle with an orange cap.
Country of origin:  Democratic Republic Of Congo
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0711/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Wax roses
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wax cupcake dream mix
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2012348149967, rose aval cupcake dream, barcode 8717162305066, rose aval cupcake red love, barcode 871762305073, rose aval cupcake valentine, barcode 871762305080
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. It contains a heart-shaped needle that comes off easily, generating a small part.
Children may put it in the mouth, which could cause the needle to be swallowed, causing choking or injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Decorative articles in the shape of cupcakes/roses made of wax.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0712/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Imitation quail egg
 
Brand: CREALIA
 
Name: Set de 32 oeufs de caille
 
Type / number of model:  Natural, yellow/blue/green and yellow/orange/pink colours
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 3700408363215, 2) 3700408363222, 2) 3700408388003
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead children to put it in the mouth and swallow it, which can cause choking.

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

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

 
Description:  Imitation quail eggs with a diameter of 2.5 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0733/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: Innoliving
 
Name: Travel hair dryer
 
Type / number of model:  INN-602
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8034077466027
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate. Furthermore the casing plastic material is not sufficiently resistant to high temperatures.
The hairdryer can overheat and melt. Melted plastic can cause burns and expose users to live parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335 and EN 62233.
 

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

 
Description:  White travel hair dryer.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0735/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: AC/DC Li Poly Charger
 
Type / number of model:  CX-04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit of the power supply are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Black plastic 3 pin mains charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A12/0736/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric kettle
 
Brand: Boxiya
 
Name: Fast Electric Kettle
 
Type / number of model:  BXY-1516 / BXY-15-17
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6924251455089
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product does not have the required earth connection and the electrical insulation is inadequate.
In the event of a fault, the metal container of the kettle could become live, leading to an electric shock for users.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric kettle, outer surface chrome-plated; 2 litre content; separate base.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0025/19       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Portable gas heater
 
Brand: ThermalPlus
 
Name: Kaasu Lämmitin
 
Type / number of model:  PO-E01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6430033332917
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The surface temperature of the appliance rises too much during use, posing a risk of burns to the user.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliance Directive and the relevant European standard EN 449.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas heater, sold individually.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A11/0026/19       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Portable gas heater
 
Brand: Scanheat
 
Name: Kaasulämmitin
 
Type / number of model:  OM-H003, PO15596
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6420154074742
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The surface temperature of the appliance rises too much during use, posing a risk of burns to the user.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliance Directive and the relevant European standard EN 449.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas heater, sold in individual packages containing one appliance. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19

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Alert number: A11/0027/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: Trisa
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1018.42
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7640139992000
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The plastic casing of the product can melt and give access to live parts.
The user may touch the 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 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Hair dryer supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Switzerland
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0739/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Laser engraving machine
 
Brand: Jinan Link Manufacture & Trading Co., Ltd
 
Name: JNLINK LXF-30W
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight, Injuries
 
The laser product doesn't have sufficient protection.
If reflected or diffused rays hit the eye, they may cause blindness or cause injuries to the skin.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  30 Watt fibre laser machine for the engraving/marking of metallic and non-metallic objects.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 19