Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 20 ( Published on: 17/05/2019)
Notification A12/0057/19 published on report 2019-005 of 01/02/2019 has been modified following a revision by the notifying country. A batch number was added and the legal basis was revised.
Notification A12/1758/18 published on report 2018-047 of 23/11/2018 has been modified at the request of the notifying country in order to include two extra batch numbers.
Notification A12/0352/19 published on report 2019-009 of 01/03/2019 has been modified following notifying country's instructions to change the risk description and manufacture dates.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0743/19       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Whipped cream dispenser/syphon
 
Brand: BANQUET for your home
 
Name: Cream Whipper Culinaria
 
Type / number of model:  Item Nr.: 48610025R / 48610025R-A / 48610050R / 48610050R-A / 48610025C / 48610025L, Model: Onion (250ml) / Lavender (250 ml) / Red (250 or 500 ml)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591022334645
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The material of the whipping head is not strong enough.
Consequently, once the product is filled with gas, the head could break into pieces or be ejected, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the Pressure Equipment Directive.
 

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

Company recall page:  http://www.vetroplus.cz/cz/novinky/art_238/akce-vymena-plastove-hlavice-lahve-na-slehacku-za-hlavici-hlinikovou.aspx

 
Description:  Cream whipper and whipped cream dispenser, with 250 or 500 ml capacity, in different colour combinations: red dispenser with a white head or white dispenser with a blue or purple head.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0741/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World Famous Tattoo Ink
 
Name: Bronze
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch WFBRZ161310.
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 57 mg/kg).
This aromatic 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:  Transparent plastic bottle with a black dispenser cap, containing brown/bronze tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0742/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Lining yellow
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch SS180
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 142 mg/kg).
This aromatic 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Transparent plastic bottle with a black cap containing yellow tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0757/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Optical cleaner
 
Brand: Net clair
 
Name: Nettoyant optique
 
Type / number of model:  250 ml model
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product does not bear the required hazard pictograms, tactile warning or safety cap. Furthermore, the product contains fragrance allergens (measured value: higher than 0.01% by weight), without the obligatory labeling. The pH level of the product is too high (measured value: 12).
The labelling and packaging of the product fail to mention the risks inherent in its use.

The product does not comply with the REACH and CLP Regulations.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Detergent for cleaning eye glasses or spectacles.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0761/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Cleaning Products
 
Brand:  OKKO
 
Name: Toilet cleaning gel
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number 1; 04.2019; Bar code: 4779041770352
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product is extremely acid (measured pH value: 0.52) and is highly corrosive but lacks the appropriate pictograms, warnings and precautionary statements.
Users have therefore no information on the safe use of the product and the dangers of the product. In case of exposure, the user could suffer of severe skin corrosion or serious damage to eyes.

The product does not comply with the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  750 ml of toilet cleaning gel in a white plastic bottle with dispenser cap.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0767/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 180 LED Decorative Lights
 
Type / number of model:  LD-180 (on a label of the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 811081 499001
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. 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.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. The 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 180 non-replaceable colourful LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0769/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED 100 BOMBILLAS
 
Type / number of model:  LED-GSK-100; REF: 1101378
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 000011 013787
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains cable is not properly anchored and can detach.
As a consequence, live parts may become accessible, which could result in 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 100 non-replaceable white LED lamps. Packaging: transparent plastic box with a colourful printed card inside.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0771/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
 
Type / number of model:  WT-LED-100C (on the product); WT-LED1-100C (on the packaging); 651-1/1200368
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 024012 003684
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of cord extension socket allows single-pole insertion of plugs.
The cables could overheat during use and could lead to a fire. The user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the 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 100 non-replaceable white LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0772/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Decorative Lights
 
Type / number of model:  140L LED fény
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of cord extension socket allows single-pole insertion of plugs.
The cable could overheat, burning the user. 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 140 non-replaceable colourful LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0764/19       
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 01 June 2017 and 13 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Defective operating manual can cause the roof load to be exceeded if a canopy is subsequently fitted.
Exceeding the permissible total roof load can impair the correct functioning of the Electronic stability program (ESP) and reduce the driving stability, 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: VS4DACHLA.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0765/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Karoq
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e8*2007/46*0272; type: NU
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between April 2018 and 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 Skoda recall code: 72I9.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0766/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0296*10, e1*2007/46*0301*17; Types: 906BB50, 906BB35
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 20 March 2018 and 13 October 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Missing cover on the sliding door of the stowage space.
As a result sharp edges become exposed when the door is fully opened, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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: VS3LSTUER(7295152).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0768/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Mehari
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*6520*00; type: EM
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 August 2017 and 26 January 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear control-arm prop may be incorrectly fastened.
This can impair driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Citroen recall code: BCA.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0770/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Alfa Romeo
 
Name: Giulia, Stelvio
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e3*2007/46*0382*15, e3*2007/46*0435*09; type: 952, 949
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 31 March 2016 and 15 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cruise control software may be faulty.
This may cause unintended acceleration, resulting in an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Alfa Romeo recall code: 8238.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0773/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: Charger
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval in DE; type: LD
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles in were manufactured between 5 August 2014 and 8 March 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The universal joint on the front power transmission shaft may be defective and could break.
As a result the shaft may block, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Dodge recall code: U37.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0776/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Candle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Glass Candle
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718964053902, 8718964053919, 8718964053926
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The candle is designed in such a way that after a certain time, the paraffin wax heats above the flash point of 199 degrees. This can cause the underlying battery to explode and lead to explosive ejection of hot liquid paraffin and parts of the battery, causing burns.
When users try to blow out the burning candle, it is also probable that they will be hit in the face by burning paraffin wax and parts of the battery.

 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.action.com/de-de/kundendienstseite/wichtige-produktinformation/led-kerze-im-glas/

 
Description:  Candle in a glass container with handle. Height approx. 9.5 cm, diameter of base approx. 8.5 cm, diameter of opening approx. 7 cm (inside approx. 5.5 cm). The candle has an inbuilt LED colour-effect function which is activated by the candlelight.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0754/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby sleeper
 
Brand: Fisher Price
 
Name: Rock'n'Play sleeper
 
Type / number of model:  All models are recalled.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
When the restraint system is not correctly used, or under other circumstances such as adding bedding or pillows, or when the seat is used for a child above three months, the child may roll over from the back to the stomach or side.
This may lead to suffocation.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://service.mattel.com/us/intl.aspx#

 
Description:  Reclining baby sleeper that rocks, vibrates, and plays music, intended for children under three months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0744/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: NPK
 
Name: 10" Reborn Doll
 
Type / number of model:  G1902-CFW-04PMP
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The toy contains small parts including a magnet with a high magnetic flux (soother).
If a small child puts the small magnet in the mouth, it could lead to choking. If the small magnet and other metallic objects are swallowed, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)

 
Description:  Soft plastic doll in the form of a realistic newborn baby. Packaged in a zip lock bag along with a small magnetic imitation soother and a birth certificate inside a plain cardboard box with a barcode sticker attached.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0746/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Ravensden
 
Name: 1) Shark slime 2) Spider slime
 
Type / number of model:  1) Art. T084SK , 2) Art. T084SP
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 5024288143063; , 2) 5024288130070
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1000 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  1) Blue slime including a plastic shark figure. 2) Violet slime with a plastic spider figure. The slimes are packed in a transparent plastic pot.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0747/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: EnchanTimals
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  N° 8168
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6975481081685 , LT2004-110
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains an excessive amount of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 20.2% 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 dolls with animal face and ears and with plastic animals in the box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0748/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bath toy set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rubber duck with ducklings
 
Type / number of model:  YFM001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8594167133418
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains an excessive amount of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28.6% 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:  Yellow plastic toy duck with 3 ducklings, with squeaking mechanism. Packed in a net.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0755/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic turtle
 
Brand: Sublime
 
Name: Musical Snail Twilight
 
Type / number of model:  XQ-168
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8590042081249
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 75% and 0.07% 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:  Dual power electric toy: 1. 3 AA batteries, 2. transformer. The toy plays melodies and shines. Product packed in cardboard packaging. Information for users in foreign language only.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0763/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Álarc
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999527940614
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product is easily flammable and the flame propagation is too high.
If a child wears the mask close to an ignition source, it may catch fire, which would result in burns to the child's face.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Mask for children in the form of a gorilla's head. The mask can be fixed on the head with a rubber band. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0745/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: CONTER, DENIM
 
Name: Black
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  200219A / EXP 02/2021 / 8008970040226
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances hexyl cinnamal, butylphenyl methylpropional and alpha-isomethyl ionone (measured values: 0.025 %, 0.01 % and 0.002 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  100 ml of eau de toilette in a black glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a metal black box.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0749/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: VANDAN
 
Name: EXCITE by Dima Bilan
 
Type / number of model:  N0: YB1732-30
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6895352882756 (label), DOM:01/17GD / DOE:2022/01 / 6932762122727 (box)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances linalool, butylphenyl methylpropional, d-Limonene, benzyl salicylate, alpha – isomethyl ionone, benzyl benzoate, citral, citronellol, geraniol, hexyl cinnamal and eugenol (measured values: 0.3 %, 0.066 %, 0.066 %, 0.021 %, 0.013 %, 0.0094 %, 0.0076 %, 0.0065, 0.003 %, 0.0020 % and 0.0017 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  50 ml of light yellow coloured eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a golden coloured plastic cap. The product is sold in a violet cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0750/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Disney – PIXAR
 
Name: TOY STORY 3
 
Type / number of model:  DISN / Toy Story 3/EDT/100/K/T / Ed.2 09 10.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0309E2700950 / 7775562231201
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances butylphenyl methylpropional, hexyl cinnamal, hydroxycitronellal, d-Limonene , linalool, citronellol and geraniol (measured values: 0.18 %, 0.15 %, 0.064 %, 0.054 %, 0.013 %, 0.0022 % and 0.0022 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  100 ml of eau de toilette in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0751/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: DICOO
 
Name: First love
 
Type / number of model:  for women REF:B415 ITEM N0: 2698 12d2x96
 
Batch number / Barcode:  859000026985 (label), LOT: BTF0311415 Exp: 10/03/2020 6954710804158 (box)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrances blinalool, d-Limonene, butylphenyl methylpropional, citronellol, hexyl cinnamal and Hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (measured values: 0.40 %, 0.25 %, 0.20 %, 0.16 %, 0.089 % and 0.045 % by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  100 ml of golden eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a transparent plastic cap. The product is sold in a golden cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0752/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Shirley May
 
Name: M. OBAMA Classy
 
Type / number of model:  Pour Femme Ref: 823
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6295124020537, SM001941D / PD. 06-14, / ED. 06-19
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The perfume contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured values 0.0036 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  100 ml of beige coloured eau de toilette in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a white plastic cap. The product is sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0753/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Face paint
 
Brand: PaintGlow
 
Name: Face Paint
 
Type / number of model:  Bright Yellow AJ6D91
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5060467408462
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value: 260000 cfu/g) .
If used on damaged skin, or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic tube, with black cap, containing 13 ml of bright yellow face paint.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0758/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Massage pillow
 
Brand: Raze
 
Name: Car and home massage pillow
 
Type / number of model:  FP 8028
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the product is inadequate.
The user may receive an electric shock from live parts.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Brown twin head massage pillow, sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0759/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB-Charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  ETA-U90EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial number: SF1CA19AS/B-E
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
The user could touch accessible 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 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  White USB-charger provided in a plastic bag. The product was sold online (in particular via www.incover.dk).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0760/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB-Charger
 
Brand: SAMSUNG (counterfeit)
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  ETA-U90EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial number: RT1C915CS/B-E
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
The user could touch accessible 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 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  White USB charger. The product is counterfeit. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20

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Alert number: A12/0762/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Art & lamp
 
Name: Boy naughty
 
Type / number of model:  MS2122
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5903181040658
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not sufficiently anchored and can be easily detached leaving live parts accessible.

The cap of the bulb remains accessible once installed in the lamp.
A user could touch live parts of the lamp and bulb and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of 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:  Mains power table lamp in the shape of a small boy with the lamp shade around his head. The lamp shade can be of different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0029/19       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Domestic flueless space heater/Portable gas heater
 
Brand: Deuzer
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  21982-KT001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6438022219829
 
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:  Portable 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 - 20

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Alert number: A11/0028/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Wireless Charging Pad
 
Brand: Gentek
 
Name: Wireless Charging Pad
 
Type / number of model:  Version 1: 26011 (black) and 26012 (white) Version WC/2: 26021 (Black) and 26022 (White)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 89949 01114 7 - Black. 7 89949 50011 5 - White
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product may overheat which could lead to the plastic melting.
When charging a device on it, the product could overheat and consequently catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  5 W wireless induction charging pad compatible with Qi devices. In two different versions, each either in black or white colours. The product is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
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Alert number: A12/0740/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Single deck bus
 
Brand: Optare
 
Name: Solo, Versa,MetroCity, Tempo
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific UK vehicles built between 18/02/2005 and 14/03/2019. Specific Export vehicles built between 25/02/2005 and 24/03/2019
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A surge protector device is fitted across the vehicle batteries to prevent damage to vehicle components if the vehicle is jump started.
This device can, over time, become corroded internally resulting in a short circuit which can overheat the device until it catches fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Single deck bus
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0756/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Otokar
 
Name: Territo
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0171*01, e2*2007/46*0171*02, e2*2007/46*0171*03, e2*2007/46*0171*04, e2*2007/46*0171*05, e2*2007/46*0171*016 , e2*2007/46*0171*07, e2*2007/46*0171*08, e2*2007/46*0171*09, e2*2007/46*0171*10, e2*2007/46*0171*11, e2*2007/46*0171*12, e2*2007/46*0171*13
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The suspension system nuts have been insufficiently tightened.
They may come loose during driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia