Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

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

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0875/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ESB-86454220, CH-3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8785050500039
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The necklace contains contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value 0.02% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold-coloured metal necklace with a pendant consisting of three large black rhinestones surrounded with small white rhinestones. Necklace attached to a cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0879/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Jewellery set
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  04823170289
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value 78.2% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Jewellery set consisting of a necklace and a pair of earrings, attached to a cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0881/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal parts of the necklace contain an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value 0.02% by weight ).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black cord necklace with a teardrop-shaped pendant containing small rhinestones. Necklace attached to a cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0882/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: BT
 
Name: BRACCIALETTI
 
Type / number of model:  05029900288
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The bracelet contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value 89.4% by weight ).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Bracelet consisting of silver and blue coloured metal parts, with a paper label attached to it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0883/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Jewellery set
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: COLLANA
 
Type / number of model:  04823170289
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value 64.4% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Jewellery set comprising a pair of earrings and a necklace, attached to a cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0866/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: PERMABLEND
 
Name: Rustic
 
Type / number of model:  Best by 01/24/22
 
Batch number / Barcode:  PBRT 192101; B10102
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 7.3 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:  Red tattoo ink in a transparent bottle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0867/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: PERMABLEND
 
Name: Queens Red
 
Type / number of model:  Best by 01/24/22
 
Batch number / Barcode:  PBQH181812; B10102
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 18 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:  Red tattoo ink in a bottle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0886/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal INK
 
Name: Rosa-Rose Satin
 
Type / number of model:  Expiry date: 27/07/2020
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 07/27/17
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value 7 mg/kg) and o-toluidine (measured value 11 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  30 ml bottle stating batch number, expiry date of 27/07/2020 and name of the importer.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0869/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chains
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: adri star
 
Type / number of model:  AP4M-26LED-RGB-B1, AP4M-26LED-RGB-SN, AP4M-26LED-RGB-PN, AP4M-26LED-RGB-XB, AP4M-26LED-RGB-S1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6911909504572, 6911909504602, 6911909504626, 6911909504640, 6911909504596
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The control device may easily break giving access to live parts.
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Lighting chains with 26 LED bulbs in various shapes (bells, stars, snowflakes, christmas balls). Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0870/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Energy saving LED
 
Type / number of model:  1718686
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901780540630
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The conductors in the wires are too thin and the control device may easily break.
As a consequence, the user could receive an electric shock from accessible live parts.

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 white LED bulbs, packed in a transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0871/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Svitici retez
 
Type / number of model:  424 12 07
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8713142412076
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical strength of the device is not sufficient.
As a consequence, the user could receive an electric shock from accessible live parts.

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: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Six meters long lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable LED lights and eight lighting modes. The product also includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packed in a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0876/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 100 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
 
Type / number of model:  WT-LED1-100C ; REF: 1200740
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 022012 007404
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cable is not properly anchored. The accessible wires have only basic insulation.
The cable could detach or become damaged leaving the live conductors accessible.

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 colourful LED lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0880/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: LE ROYAL
 
Name: MULTI FUNCTION RICE LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  R14925-28
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1 814925 888828
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cables are not properly anchored and have only basic insulation. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required.
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 118 non-replaceable, colourful miniature lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0884/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Construction kit for LED light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: LED Deckenleuchte Octopus
 
Type / number of model:  ZK 174204204
 
Batch number / Barcode:  61470606
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation between live parts and accessible parts of the light is inadequate.
A user may therefore 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Construction kit for fixed LED luminaire, containing 4 pre-cut strips with 8 LED chips (1 cm wide and 12 cm long) and a driver (octagonal, 5 cm in diameter). Packaging: cardboard box (14 x 6 x 3 cm). The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0865/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Log splitter
 
Brand: Mag Pro Power Tools / FLS-001
 
Name: Log splitter
 
Type / number of model:  1600 W, 7T
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The two-handed safety switch does not function correctly and the pressure plate moves very quickly.
The user could consequently trigger the splitter with only one hand while having the second hand /arm in the trajectory of the pressure plate or close to the wedge, increasing the risk of injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 609-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Kinetic wedge splitter with a force of 7 tons. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0859/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailer
 
Brand: Variant
 
Name: Several models
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0578*09, e1*2007/46*0772*06, e1*2007/46*0724*06, e1*2007/46*0717*07, e1*2007/46*1256*02, e1*2007/46*0675*07, e1*2007/46*0699*04, e1*2007/46*1073*03,, commercial models: 1013, 1304, 1315, 1317, 1519, 2020, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2015, 2017, 2018, 20P2, 2517, 2700, 2701, 2705, 2718, 3017, 3018, 3321, 3500, B715, Ocean, e1*2007/46*1092*04, e1*2007/46*0587*05, e1*2007/46*1063*03; types: 1AMB-O2, 2AMB-3, 2AMB-1, 2AMB-5, 2AMB-6, 2AMB-7, 2AMB-8, 2AMB-4, 2AMB-2, B2AMB, 3AMB, 1AMB-O1, B1AMB;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected trailers were manufactured between March and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The welding in the drum brake might be defective.
This could lead to a loss of brake efficiency, increasing the risk of accidents.

 

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

 
Description:  Trailer for passenger car.
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0860/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Compass
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval; type: M6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were produced between 25 August 2017 and 4 January 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defective rear seat-back locking mechanism could lead to the seat back folding forward unexpectedly in the event of rapid deceleration.
As a consequence, luggage from the boot space may enter the passenger compartment, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Jeep's recall code: U96. Right hand drive.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0861/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Tiguan
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0450*; type: AD, BW; sales description: Tiguan, Tiguan LWB/Allspace
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between February 2018 and December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch may be defective.
Consequently, the trailer hitch might not be correctly locked and could swing out, causing the trailer to drop while the vehicle is in motion.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under VW's recall code: 66K4. Vehicles with a retrofitted trailer hitch are also affected.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0862/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A4, A6, A7
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0430*, e1*2007/46*1801*; types: B8, F2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between February and October 2018 and retrofitted between March and November 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch may be defective.
Consequently, the trailer hitch might not be correctly locked and could swing out, causing the trailer to drop while the vehicle is in motion.

 

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

 
Description:  Ex-factory passenger car under Audi's recall code: 66K3.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Ireland, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0887/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: I-PACE
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: E11*2007/46*4311
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 August 2017 and 11 April 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event of a failure of the electrical regenerative braking system, the friction braking system may not engage on adequate time.
As a result the stopping distance may be unexpectedly extended, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Jaguar recall code: H213.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0863/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion girl Flashing enter
 
Type / number of model:  N0. T2068 (on packaging) 6589490 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902650230491
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 30% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with long blond and pink hair in a green fabric dress and wearing red shoes. The doll is sold in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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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: A12/0877/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Maskotka pluszowa
 
Type / number of model:  G-014
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment and the fibrous stuffing material are easily accessible through a zipper. The lid of the battery compartment can be easily opened without the use of any tools, leaving button cell batteries accessible.
A child may put the batteries in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. A small child may put the stuffing material into the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated plush bear without packaging but with a label attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0878/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Maskotka pluszowa
 
Type / number of model:  G-018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The battery compartment and the fibrous stuffing material are easily accessible through a zipper. The lid of the battery compartment can be easily opened without the use of any tools, leaving button cell batteries accessible.
A child may put the batteries in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. A small child may put the stuffing material into the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated plush bear without packaging but with a label attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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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

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Alert number: A12/0888/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Body Glitter
 
Brand: Beauty Woman
 
Name: All Over Glitter
 
Type / number of model:  123
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1019
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains antimony (measured value: 29,7 mg/kg).
If antimony is inhaled, in can get deposited in lungs causing inflammation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the products from the distributor, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer, Other)

 
Description:  4,5 grams of purple skin paint with silver glitter sold in a transparent plastic container with a clear plastic cap.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0889/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Face paint with glitter
 
Brand: Saffron
 
Name: All Over Glitter
 
Type / number of model:  123
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1018
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains antimony (measured value: 24,7 mg/kg).
If antimony is inhaled, in can get deposited in lungs causing inflammation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the products from the distributor, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  4,5 grams of black skin paint with silver glitter intended for eye lids sold in a transparent plastic container with a clear plastic cap.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0873/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative eggs
 
Brand: Tendances Fêtes
 
Name: Nids d'oeufs
 
Type / number of model:  DEC601
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 1506 and 2) 1802;, 3660667037107
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to their characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the eggs may be mistaken for foodstuff.
The eggs can be easily detached and are small parts. This may lead especially children to put them in the mouth and choke.


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:  Decorative nest with eggs and flowers.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0874/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Decorative eggs
 
Brand: Tendances Fêtes
 
Name: Décoration de table (x6)
 
Type / number of model:  PAQ1503
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2048; , 3660667678683
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to their characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the eggs may be mistaken for foodstuff.
The eggs can be easily detached and are small parts. This may lead especially children to put them in the mouth and choke.

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:  Decorative mottled Easter eggs (6x).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0868/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Duracell
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DRACUSB1W-EU
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055190173817
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The USB charger might break open under normal conditions of use, exposing live parts while being plugged into a wall socket.
A user might receive an electric shock.

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: Importer)

Company recall page:  https://www.recalledproducts.net/duracell-branded-usb-charger.html

 
Description:  USB charger, available in different colours.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
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Alert number: INFO/0068/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Stainless Steel
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The bracelet contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value 0.3% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver-coloured metal bracelet with a leaf-shaped decoration. Packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: INFO/0071/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Neon – coloured cosmetic products
 
Brand: PaintGlow
 
Name: Neon – coloured cosmetic products
 
Type / number of model:  Eye mascara: - Green, batch: 002031, bar code – tube: 5 060335 877 277, bar code – label: 8 595069 711 681, Eye mascara: - Orange, batch: 001401, bar code – tube: 5 060335 877 307, bar code – label: 8 595069 711 681, Eye mascara: - Orange, batch: 002341, bar code – tube: 5 060335 877 314 , Eye mascara: - White, batch: 001396, bar code – tube: 5 060335 877 321, bar code – label: 8 595069 711 681, Eye mascara: Yellow, batch: 001397, bar code – tube: 5 060335 677 260 , Hair gel: - Green, batch: 002340, bar code – label: 8 595069 711 698, Hair gel: - Orange, batch: 001852, 001853, bar code – label: 8 595069 711 698, Hair gel: - Yellow, batch: 001848, bar code – label: 8 595069 711 698
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
According to the list of ingredients the product contains the colorants Solvent Yellow 172, CI 45161 and CI 45174, which are not authorised for its use in cosmetics.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Retailer (dm drogerie markt) has stopped marketing of the products. (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Eye mascara and hair gel in plastic tubes with black top.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24

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Alert number: INFO/0070/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1000-043-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
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 charger is made of plastic that is not self-extinguishing in case of fire.

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 charger without packaging. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
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Alert number: A12/0890/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: VOLVO
 
Name: FEA3C, FEB3C, FEF3C, FEL3C, FLA3C, FLB2C, FLB3C
 
Type / number of model:  E2*2007/46*0174(02to18), e2*2007/46*0175(04to24), e2*2007/46*0032(09to29), e2*2007/46*0166(03to23), e2*2007/46*0513(00to09), e2*2007/46*0161(03to19), e2*2007/46*0034(10to27)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured since 1 September 2013 until 15 March 2019
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
An emission control component in euro VI step B and step C engines, used under certain conditions, could deteriorate more rapidly than expected and might cause the exhaust emissions' level of nitrogen oxides (NOx) to exceed regulated limits.
Nitrogen oxides are harmful to human health and the environment
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0891/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: HD,PRA3,PRC3,PRD3,PRF3,MDG3,MDA(2C,C,5C)
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0031(07to24), e2*2007/46*0191(03to19), e2*2007/46*0672(00to01), e2*2007/46*0529(00to09), e2*2007/46*0135(06to25), e2*2007/46*0033(13to33), e2*2007/46*0186(03to14), e2*2007/46*0229(00to21), e2*2007/46*0322(00to22), e2*2007/46*230(00to22), e2*2007/46*0323(00to23), e2*2007/46*0358(00to20), e2*2007/46*0482(00to11) e2*2007/46*0505(00to11), e2*2007/46*0162(08to25)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured since 1 September 2013 and until 15/03/2019
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
An emission control component in euro VI step B and step C engines, used under certain conditions, could deteriorate more rapidly than expected and might cause the exhaust emissions' level of nitrogen oxides (NOx) to exceed regulated limits.
Nitrogen oxides are harmful to human health and the environment.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Slovenia