Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 24 ( Published on: 14/06/2019)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0872/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic train
 
Brand: Early Steps
 
Name: Cartoon Train
 
Type / number of model:  66040; 276651; SKU 27665101; Y/YS18
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2200127665160
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 45.1% and 0.38% 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:  A train that pulls two wagons behind it (colored cubes). When the train is activated, the eyes are lit. The toy is powered by AG 13 or LR 44 batteries. It is sold in a cardboard box with a plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/0885/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fantastic Elite Blaster
 
Type / number of model:  SB151
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 57% and 0.17% 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:  Plastic gun powered by 1.5V AA batteries. The packaging contains 20 plastic projectiles with suction cups. The gun is in green color with camouflage and is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24