Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 22 ( Published on: 31/05/2019)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0823/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earring set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: i love you to the moon and back
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 2567506
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8719189209280
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings release an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 9.7 μg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Earring set (12 pairs of earrings), mounted on printed cardboard and surrounded by foil.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0806/19       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Electric grill pan
 
Brand: Intertek, Telebrands Corporation
 
Name: Red Copper 5 Minute Chef
 
Type / number of model:  22852A1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  97298029127
THIS PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Insulation between the mains connection and the conductive hot plate is insufficient.
Consequently the hot plate could become live, leading to the user receiving an electric shock if inadvertently touched.

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, This product listing was removed by eBAY. (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Red plastic double sided electric copper ceramic infused non- stick grill pan. The product was sold online, in particular via eBAY.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0807/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World Famous TATTOO INK
 
Name: Green day
 
Type / number of model:  Ref WFGD1, Batch B32587
 
Batch number / Barcode:  lot WFGD171601
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value 12 mg/kg) and o-anisidine (measured value: 25 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:  Green pigment, the packaging is marked COLOR INDEX, CI (Organic-Azoic) 12477.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0820/19       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: The World Over
 
Name: GOLD 999.9 Fine Gold
 
Type / number of model:  Art.: 24360003
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The lighter is appealing to children and can easily be handled.
Children may play with it and suffer burns or cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Novelty lighter in the form of a gold-coloured bar.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0802/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CL-057W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate, the distance between the plug and the first lamp is too short, the plug is inadequate and the casing of the lighting chain can break, leaving live parts accessible.
A user can touch parts of the product that are at high voltage 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  LED lighting chain in a plastic bag with cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0803/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain
 
Brand: Taizhou Tianze Lamp Industry
 
Name: LAMPKI CHOINKOWE
 
Type / number of model:  Art N° 785, adapter EK-04, IP44
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate, the distance between the plug and the first lamp is too short, the plug is inadequate and the casing of the lighting chain can break, leaving live parts accessible.
A user can touch parts of the product that are at high voltage 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  LED lighting chain in a colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0804/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Multi Function
 
Type / number of model:  LED LIGHT 100, adapter EK-04, IP44
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4752921210018
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate, the distance between the plug and the first lamp is too short, the plug is inadequate and the casing of the lighting chain can break, leaving live parts accessible.
A user can touch parts of the product that are at high voltage 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 LED lights, in a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0808/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LE ROYAL
 
Name: LED LIGHTS
 
Type / number of model:  R14925-7
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 814925 888887
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer 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 20 non-replaceable LED lamps with gold metal, cube-shaped casing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0809/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LE ROYAL
 
Name: LED LIGHTS
 
Type / number of model:  R14925-10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 814925 888810
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer 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 20 non-replaceable LED lamps with plastic pine tree-shaped casing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0810/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LE ROYAL
 
Name: LED LIGHTS
 
Type / number of model:  R14925-11
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 814925 888811
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly insulated and anchored and it is too thin. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required.
The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer 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 20 non-replaceable LED lamps with plastic moon and star casing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0814/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain
 
Brand: Volteno
 
Name: Lampki choinkowe migajace
 
Type / number of model:  VO0712
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902409219661
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly secured against pulling. The conductors in the wires are too thin.
The cable can detach giving access to live parts. The conductors in the wires could overheat leading to a fire.

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: Importer)

 
Description:  LED lighting chain, for indoor use, consisting of 100 blue lights. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0815/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain
 
Brand: Volteno
 
Name: Kurtyna 100 LED migajace
 
Type / number of model:  VO0721
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902409219753
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly secured against pulling. The conductors in the wires are too thin.
The cable can detach giving access to live parts. The conductors in the wires could overheat leading to a fire.

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: Importer)

 
Description:  LED lighting chain, for indoor use, consisting of 100 lights. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0829/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Plasma welder/ cutter
 
Brand: Tosense
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CUT50 and ZXZ-200
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Damage to sight, Electric shock, Fire
 
The power lead is inadequate and can easily become damaged through overheating or sparks, giving access to live parts. A user might suffer an electric shock.
The welding gun is operated by an inadequate single action lever which might lead to accidental activation of the product. Accidental operation when not wearing protective equipment leads to exposure to UV and hot metal sparks that may cause eye injuries, burns and/or and present a cutting hazard.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery and the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standards EN ISO 12100 and EN 60974.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: This product listing was removed by Amazon and eBay. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Metal box containing circuitry, motors and transformer. Supplied with power lead and welding gun fitted to a lead. Packaged in a cardboard box. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay and Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0805/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Boxster, Cayman
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*1607*; type: 982
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles in were manufactured between 2 April 2016 and 9 February 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Possible inadequate connection on the fuel-feed installation.
In the event of a frontal collision, the integrity of the fuel-feed installation can be impaired, increasing the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Porsche recall code: AKA3.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0816/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Hilux, RAV4, Yaris
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e11*2007/46*2587*, e6*2001/116*0105*, e11*2007/46*0152*; types: AN1P(EU,N), XA3(a), XP13M(a)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between January 2015 and November 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gas generator on the driver side frontal airbag may be defective.
Metal fragments can be released when the airbag is activated, causing injury to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Toyota recall code: 5KET-040.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0817/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1607, e13*2007/46*1187, e13*2007/46*1188; types: 982, 991, 991 Turbo;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 October 2017 and 16 May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Airbag sensors may have been inadequately installed.
This may lead to reduced protection in the event of an accident in which the restraint system is activated.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Porsche recall code AKA4.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0818/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Panamera
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*0971*00 -*05; type: PDE; model 971
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 21 March 2016 and 6 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The power steering software may be defective.
This may cause a sporadic failure of the power steering, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Porsche recall code: AJ13.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0819/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 1, 3, X1
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2007/46*0273, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2007/46*0283, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2007/46*0275, e24*2007/46*0024, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2007/46*0314, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2007/46*0315, e24*2007/46*0022, e1*2001/116*0346, e1*2007/46*0316; , types: 187, 1K2, 182, 1C, 187, 1K4, X1, X1-N1, 390L, 3L, 3K, 3K-N1, 392C, 3C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between December 2009 and October 2011.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The connector of the positive battery cable on the front power distribution box may be damaged.
This might result in a failure of the vehicle’s electrical system and engine during driving, potentially leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under BMW recall code: 0061050500.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0821/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: Temared
 
Name: Box, Platform, Moto
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e32*2007/46*0021*05; type: 23.60
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected trailers were manufactured in 2017 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defects in the threaded connections and the electrical system.
This can cause malfunction of the trailer, potentially leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Trailer under Temared recall code: RE32-19/01.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0822/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Subaru
 
Name: Impreza, Forester, WRX STI, XV
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13* 2007/46*1305*02 -*06, e1*2001/116*0438*01 -*10, e1*2007/46*0597*01 -*08; types SJ, G3, G4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between April 2007 and March 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake light switch may be defective.
This can cause the brake lights to fail, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Subaru recall code: SRT270 (201907 recall code for Germany).
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Iceland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0825/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorhome
 
Brand: Dethleffs
 
Name: Trend, Globetrotter, Esprit Comfort, Grand Alpa
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0442* Type: EG/DF 004 Sales names: Trend 7877, Globetrotter XLI, Esprit Comfort 7870, Grand Alpa A 7820
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between August 2014 and January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front axle's springs and the bell cranks are inadequate for the vehicles with optional up-weighting.
The front axle springs or the bell cranks could get damaged due to the increased weight, causing the vehicle to block, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorhome under Dethleffs' recall measure code: "front axle springs of mobile home on Fiat basis".
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0832/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota, Lexus
 
Name: Auris, Yaris, IS
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e11*2001/116*0305*, e11*2007/46*0152*, e11*2001/116*0206*; types: E15UT(a), XP13M(a), XE2(a)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between January 2010 and December 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gas generator on the driver side frontal airbag may be defective.
Metal fragments can be released when the airbag is activated, causing injury to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Toyota/Lexus recall code: 5KET-039.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0834/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A3, A4, A5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0151*, e1*2001/116*0177*, e1*2001/116*0217*, e1*2001/116*0430*; types: 8E, 8H, 8P, B8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2005 and 2013.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The handheld control unit for throttle and brake may develop a fracture in a welded joint in the relay mechanism.
If this damage occurs this may lead to impaired functioning or even failure of the brake and gas control via the manual control device.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Audi recall code: 94L6.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0835/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: Q5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1550*; type: FY
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between July 2018 and March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The master brake cylinder's wall may not be thick enough and the cylinder may develop a leak or fail to work.
This may cause a failure of the hydraulic braking system, potentially leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Audi recall code: 47O9.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/0836/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycles
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: YZF-R3, MT-03
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e13*168/2013*00164; type: RH12
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The handbrake lever may be defective and could break.
This may result in loss of control over the vehicle, leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycles under Yamaha recall codes YZF-R3/A and MT03/A.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0811/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Mobile phone case
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mobile phone case
 
Type / number of model:  311922800000, 311921800000, 311923800000.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The phone case can easily break easily and contains a liquid that is corrosive and irritant to the skin.
The case could break, allowing the liquid to leak and come into contact with the skin, causing skin irritation or chemical burns.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal from the importer's selection (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Transparent plastic mobile phone case, containing blue and clear liquids with two yellow duck figurines floating in it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0813/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy make-up set
 
Brand: General Trade
 
Name: Lo Scrigno dei trucchi
 
Type / number of model:  Art 100142
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: 237/SH barcode: 8 015361 847075 use-by date: 31 December 2022
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The make-up in the product contains an excessive amount of chromium VI and nickel (measured values up to: 3.46 mg/kg and 2.00 mg/kg, respectively)
Chromium (VI) and nickel are sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic make-up box with built-in mirror containing different make-up cosmetics in different colours and a pair of brushes. The box is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0824/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy train
 
Brand: PLAYPLAY NEWSUN
 
Name: Classic train
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0.: 2324BD
 
Batch number / Barcode:  446109000037 Batch# 20180120
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The train could easily break releasing small parts and creating sharp edges.
The front part of the toy is very pointed.
A child may put one of the small parts in the mouth and choke on it.

The front part of the toy and the created sharp edges could cause injuries to the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic classic train consisting of a locomotive and one wagon both in combined colours. It is battery operated and emits sound, light and smoke. Sold in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0826/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: Toys - LG-IMPORTS
 
Name: Rubber ducks
 
Type / number of model:  LG9491
 
Batch number / Barcode:  105AO1374, 5413247094919
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
Small parts can be detached (ducklings). The toy contains an excessive amount of
di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.5%).
A small child may put small pieces in the mouth and choke. And the phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Yellow-plastic toy duck with 3 ducklings. Packed in a net, is intended for children under 36 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0827/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Keyring with a plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Rabbit keychain
 
Type / number of model:  POM06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3760034193587
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts (the eyes) that can easily be detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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:  Keychain with a plush rabbit, is intended for children under 36 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0830/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime kit
 
Brand: Craft Accessories Shoppe
 
Name: Ultimate Slime Kit Add-ins
 
Type / number of model:  1002B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X0OOY9PG13
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the clays in the product is too high (measured value up to 2110 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: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Toy slime kit consisting of different bags containing clays to produce slime as well as different accessories to stir it or decorate the final slime with stars, flakes, nails, colour powder, etc.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0833/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft clay kit
 
Brand: Lilly and Lees Crafte Accessories Shoppe
 
Name: Soft Modelling Clay kit
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the clay is too high (measured value up to 1806 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: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)

 
Description:  White clay in bags in a purple packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0837/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with sequins
 
Brand: Sequin Glitzies
 
Name: Magic Sequin Friends
 
Type / number of model:  453104
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5050565377920
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small sequins on the product can be easily detached.
A small child could put the sequins in the mouth and choke on them.

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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Soft-filled toys in the shape of a cat or an owl, both covered with colourful reversible sequins.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0812/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Shampoo and bath gel
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Shampoo & Bath Gel
 
Type / number of model:  Product Ref. 1764
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5206642000537
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of pseudomonas putida (measured value: 600 000 cfu/ml).
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, the product may cause a severe infection.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN ISO 17516.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal from retail spaces  (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  300 ml of shampoo and bath gel solution in a yellow plastic bottle with a dark green cap, with a picture of Disney's characters Winnie the Pooh and Tiger.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0828/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: RAPID' CLAIR
 
Name: Purifying and skin tone lotion
 
Type / number of model:  White Absolute
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Mfg Date 08/2017 Best Before 07/2022 Batch N. 21091997
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 1.4 % by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

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:  250 ml of brown lotion in a plastic bottle with an orange plastic cap.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0801/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: Henske
 
Name: Hair Dryer
 
Type / number of model:  HB-3239
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000172318802, Batch 072017102
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The hair dryer can easily overheat and the plastic casing can melt and catch fire.
The melted plastic can leave live parts accessible, 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: Stop of sales, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Hair dryer in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: A12/0831/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Baby food processor
 
Brand: BEABA
 
Name: Babycook Neo
 
Type / number of model:  BEA0400/BEA0400-VW-EU Reference Number: 912639 - night-blue 912640 - white-grey
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3384349126391 (night-blue) / 3384349126407 (white-grey )
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The glass of the cooking/mixing bowl is not strong enough.
Consequently, it could shatter either spontaneously or when using the blending function. The user or a child standing close by could get cut by the glass pieces or injured by the accessible blade.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Babiy food processor, for steaming and blending foodstuff, sold in two different colour combinations, night-blue and white-grey. The product is delivered in a black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Poland
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0032/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress accesory
 
Brand: TEDi
 
Name: Happy Halloween
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  81891003081000000050
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains contains an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 43% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of the user, 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

 
Description:  Crooked nose (witch nose) made of plastic, size 9.5 cm, weight 10.5 g, packaged with a rubber band in a paper and foil packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/0062/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Reflective stickers
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Naklejki
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM N0: 957409
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901271216778
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product does not sufficiently reflect the light.
In case on being used, it could not sufficiently reveal the presence of the user on the road, increasing the risk of accident.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment regulation and the relevant European standard EN 13356.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of six round reflective stickers with a yellow reflective surface, each with a different smiley face drawn on it. The sticker set is packed in a transparent bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22

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Alert number: INFO/0064/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's cot
 
Brand: Klups
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Sweet Bear 120 x 60 cm
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901912243026
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gaps between the bars on the side with removable slats are too large which could cause the child’s limb to become trapped.
This may cause injuries to the child.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.

 

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

 
Description:  Children's wooden cot (dimensions 120 x 60 cm), packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: INFO/0063/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Candle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. A small part can be easily detached or bitten off the candle.
This may lead children to put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the food imitating products directive.
 

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

 
Description:  A candle in the shape of a halved egg. In the middle of the egg, a wick is placed in the egg yolk to ignite. It is sold separately, without packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22
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Alert number: A12/0838/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Citaro
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0090; types: 628 03; models Citaro O530G, Citaro G NGT
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between May 2006 and September 2017.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Due to a defective hose, gas could be released.
This may increase the risk of fire and consequent injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus under recall code: 47.40M19043A.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 22