Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 25 ( Published on: 21/06/2019)
Notification A11/0034/19 has been temporarily withdrawn of report 2019-23 of 7/6/2019 while waiting for clarification of the risk of the product.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0895/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Detergent
 
Brand: King Pine
 
Name: Concentrated Pine Oil Cleaner-Concentrated cleaner
 
Type / number of model:  8 OZ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  070160113063
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product is corrosive, and warnings and precautionary statements, required for these kind of products are missing.
Users have therefore no information on a safe use of the product and on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the Regulation (EC) 648/2004 on Detergents.
 

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

 
Description:  Detergent in a 946ml plastic container.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0907/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder
 
Brand: Villager
 
Name: Angle grinder Villager
 
Type / number of model:  VLN432
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8606012806696, Year of production 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The disc guard falls out in case of breakage of the grinding disc.
As a result, uncontrolled flying parts may cause injuries to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
 

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

 
Description:  Angle grinder, packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0904/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: CRF250LA, CRF250RLA, CBF300RNA
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00068*00, e13*168/2013*00368*00; types MD44, NC55
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 01 June 2018 and 09 November 2018 (CRF250LA ) and 01 June 2018 and 11 December 2018 (CRF250RLA, CBF300RNA).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The circlip at the mainshaft may loosen from its groove which may cause the gear teeth in the transmission to break.
This will prevent shifting of the gears, causing the engine to stall or locking of the rear wheel, possibly leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycles under Honda recall code: 3KS.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0909/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Cadillac, Chevrolet
 
Name: ATS/CTS, Camaro/Corvette
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1066*16, e13*2007/46*1422*05, e13*2007/46*1422*06, e13*2007/46*1669*02, e13*2007/46*1669*03, e13*KS07/46*1275*08, e13*KS07/46*1275*09, e13*KS07/46*1275*10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 20 July 2016 and 11 May 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The power steering assist may be defective which may cause loss of electric power steering.
This can impair the steering functionality, increasing the risk of a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under General Motors recall code: N182182760.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Luxembourg, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0910/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Insignia B
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e8*2007/46*0264*00, e8*2007/46*0264*01; Model: Insignia B with 1.6l diesel engine and manual transmission.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles are from model year: 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Defective sealing may cause an internal leakage on the brake master cylinder.
This may increase the braking distance, possibly leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Opel recall code: 19-C-031 (E181803131).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0911/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle component
 
Brand: Rolls Royce & Bentley
 
Name: Accumulator Valve Body O Ring Seal
 
Type / number of model:  UE35101P
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected components were manufactured between 28 September 2018 and 04 April 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The component was incorrectly made from Nitrile material instead of Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer [M-class] rubber (EPDM). This has resulted in the material hardening and shrinking.
This is leading to hydraulic brake fluid leakage, resulting in decreased braking efficiency and increased risk of road accidents.

 

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

 
Description:  Vehicle aftermarket component part for Rolls Royce & Bentley.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0912/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Bentley
 
Name: Continental GT
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*0634*01, e13*2007/46*0634*02, e13*2007/46*0634*03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 22 January 2018 and 06 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to software fault, the centre console switch pack could suffer loss of specific Controller Area Network (CAN) and Local Interconnected Network (LIN)-based functions. This could result in loss of illumination and loss of operations of certain functions of the centre console.
If the functions fail, the hazard warning lights and defrost demist functionality of the vehicle will be inoperable, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Bentley recall code: RE19/06 (RB20).
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0914/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ranger
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0154; VIN range 6FPPXXMJ2PHC17166 - 6FPPXXMJ2PHR83468
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 04 June 2016 and 28 August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The flexible front brake hoses could be ruptured due to cyclic fatigue.
As a result the braking efficiency will be reduced, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck under Ford recall code: 19S12.
Country of origin:  South Africa, Thailand
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0915/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle fairing
 
Brand: Triumph
 
Name: Cafe Racer Fairing
 
Type / number of model:  Classic range: Thruxton, Thruxton R; Dual seat: 1200, 1200R
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Part numbers: A9708524, A9708522
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The two conduits in the aftermarket Cafe Racer Fairing kits have insufficient clearance and may cause damage to the wiring.
This may result in a loss of headlights, turn signals or possibly an engine stall, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle fairing under Triumph recall code: SRAN566.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0921/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S90, XC60
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*1067*02 to *07; type: P
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in 2017 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible missing screw connection on the front seat rails.
In the event of a rear-end collision the seat position may be impacted and the vehicle occupant protection function may be impaired, increasing the risk of an injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Volvo recall code: R19931.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0922/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ferrari
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model:  488 pista - 488 gtb - california t - 458 speciale - 458 speciale a - 488 spider - f12 tdf - f12 berlinetta
 
Batch number / Barcode:  VIN range: ZFF74UFA1F0211776 to ZFF79AMT8K0237788
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to possible defect of the control unit, vehicle’s airbags and/or the safety belt pre-tensioners could activate inadvertently.
This can increase the risk of injuries to the passengers in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Ferrari recall code: RC70.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0923/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Ypsilon
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*36; type: 312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured on 24 February 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering track rod can disengage from the steering box as a result of an error in the production process.
This may lead to a loss of steering function, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Lancia recall code: 6227.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0924/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Zafira
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0325*00 to *05, e1*2001/116*0325*10 to *11, e1*2007/46*0497*02; types: A-H/Monocab right-hand drive
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between November 2004 and October 2014.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A pin contact on the fan motor resistor may melt.
This can increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Opel recall code: E181801310 (19-C-050).
Country of origin:  Germany, Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0925/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Berlingo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0624*00, e2*2007/46*0624*02, e2*2007/46*0624*03, e2*2007/46*0625*02, e2*2007/46*0625*03, e2*2007/46*0625*04; type: E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 November 2017 and 8 January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible misalignment of the ratchet on the handbrake lever latching mechanism.
As a result the handbrake may not engage or could disengage by itself, 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: GSR.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0926/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Rifter / Partner
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0624*00, e2*2007/46*0624*02, e2*2007/46*0624*03, e2*2007/46*0625*02, e2*2007/46*0625*03, e2*2007/46*0625*04; type: E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 8 November 2017 and 20 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible misalignment of the ratchet on the handbrake lever latching mechanism.
As a result the handbrake may not engage or could disengage by itself, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code: JKV.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0903/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Key ring with squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy Squeeze
 
Type / number of model:  Squishy Toy Sweet Ice Cream, rosa (pink): 100016-303
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead children to put it in the mouth. Small parts may be bitten off or detach, which could lead to choking.

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

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

 
Description:  ‘Squishy’ key ring in the form of an ice cream: orange cone topped with beige and pink ice cream, with an intense sweet smell. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0899/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Tether
 
Brand: Lil´Sidekick
 
Name: Multi-Functional Tether
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  864244000352 (pink), 864244000369 (grey), Batch number 1117
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
Small parts (top of the plastic band) can easily be detached from the product and the band is too long.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The band can form a fixed loop and could wrap around the child's neck, leading to strangulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Plastic band (available in four different colours: blue, green, pink, grey) for securing different kinds of items, for example sippy cups, spoons, pencils etc., so that child can not throw it.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0894/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Keyring with a plush toy
 
Brand: Clement Faugier
 
Name: Creme de marrons
 
Type / number of model:  PSMCLEM2 size 8cm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts (keyring) 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Plush toy keyring in the shape of a brand of chestnut cream.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0901/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy
 
Brand: Playtive
 
Name: Playtive Junior
 
Type / number of model:  IAN 304083, Model No HG0441, Version: 11/2018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rivets on the edges can detach, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://www.lidl.ro/anunturi/diverse/informa-ii-importante-pentru-clien-i

 
Description:  Wooden toy in the shape of an elephant, with light blue wheels.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovakia, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/0905/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: HuiLe TOYS
 
Name: Happy Mini Steering Wheel
 
Type / number of model:  No 916
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902367976743
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 71% and 0.51% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic educational toy - steering wheel. Battery powered. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0906/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: MeiYu Toys
 
Name: Baby's Drum
 
Type / number of model:  6061 (on packaging) B4936 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902802903129
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 73.5% and 0.94% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic educational toy drum. Battery powered. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0917/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy putty/slime
 
Brand: Tobar
 
Name: Magic Poo/ Unicorn Magic Poo
 
Type / number of model:  18977 (Magic Poo); 27433 (Unicorn Magic Poo)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  K17, K18
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the slime/putty is too high (measured value up to 1300 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Small pot of toy putty/slime. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0928/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Remote controlled car
 
Brand: JIN XING TOYS
 
Name: STUNT RADIO CONTROL
 
Type / number of model:  999G-1A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 61% and 0.06% 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:  Remote controlled toy car powered by 4 AA batteries. The remote control is powered by 2 AA batteries. The toy is packed in an orange cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0893/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FASHION ADDICT
 
Type / number of model:  9234
 
Batch number / Barcode:  G090340061
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has long functional cords in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The cords can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Short-trousers in white and pink coloured stripes with functional cords in the waist area, designed for 6 year-old girls.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0898/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's blouse
 
Brand: Ativo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JH-4232
 
Batch number / Barcode:  G000600072
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has long functional cords in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The cords can become trapped during activities of the child and cause serious injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Short sleeve shirt intended for 6 year-old girls, this garment is in floral colours and bears long functional cords at the waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0913/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini set
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AA205
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5553724142051
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The top part of the bikini has functional cords to be tied at the back area.
The can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Yellow bikini with fuchsia coloured butterfly decoration, intended for 8-10 year-old girls.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0916/19       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Wireless security camera set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: H.254 Wireless P2P NVR kit
 
Type / number of model:  SA-50C, KJC-120200, BM-1210
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6438284138784
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit of the power supply units are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60950, EN 50075 and IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  4-Channel wireless video recorder (4 cameras & central unit) supplied with 5 separate power supplies. Sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0897/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Liquid soap
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Hand Soap
 
Type / number of model:  EN 002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT572/3M013MS1; 5 206642 000094
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria including Pseudomonas putida, Pseudomonas stutzeri, Klebsiella oxytoca, Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter cloacae (measured value: 2000 000 cfu/g).
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucous membrane, the product may cause infection or irritation.

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 points of sale.  (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Liquid hand soap for children in a 300 ml plastic bottle with a red band and white plastic dispenser top. Images from ‘Cars’ and ‘Disney’ wording on the upper part of the bottle.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0900/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eyelash growth serum
 
Brand: Care 4 lashes
 
Name: Eyelash booster
 
Type / number of model:  art. 01370
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20190327, 6438192003105
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the pharmacologically active substance bimatoprost.
Use of the product could result in ocular and ophthalmic side-effects (e.g. itching and swelling of the eyelids, eyelid inflammation, hyper-pigmentation of the eyelids, conjunctival hyperaemia, eye pain or allergic reaction).

 

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

 
Description:  Eyelash serum is packed in a cylinder shaped mascara bottle with small thin brush. The bottle is packed in a cardboard package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0896/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor
 
Brand: Yip's
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  7196
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290516852728
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product does not provide protection to the users due to absence of shutters on live parts and it has no insulation on live pins.
A user may receive an electric shock from live parts.

The product does not comply with the British Standard BS 1363-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Universal travel adaptor with 3 pin plug.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0902/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB mains adaptor
 
Brand: iN Tech
 
Name: Dual USB Mains Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  9014
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055056790141
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The casing can become separated from the plug while being connected to the mains, exposing live parts.
A user might receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  White dual USB mains adaptor in a green and white cardboard packaging. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0918/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: HY-AC Charger
 
Name: Mobile Phone Charger 14 in 1
 
Type / number of model:  5G/6G
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8599900029829
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Mobile phone charger in a plastic case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0919/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: 4-OK
 
Name: MircoUSB Data Cable
 
Type / number of model:  PDFVJB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8428728060922
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  A charger with an integrated flat two-pole plug and a detachable cable with micro USB connector.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0920/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Massage appliance
 
Brand: Only one
 
Name: The mistress
 
Type / number of model:  Power supply unit: S012B-120010
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718969410069
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage/clearance distances of the power supply unit are 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 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Massage appliance with a power supply. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25

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Alert number: A12/0927/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: TRAVEL CHARGER
 
Type / number of model:  TC-927
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595217440050
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Black USB charger with integrated 2,5 A / 250 V two-pin plug and an inseparable cable with micro USB connector as an output. Sold in in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0035/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: caliber
 
Name: Cestovní nabíječka
 
Type / number of model:  PW-3IT
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595241110653
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  USB charger, sold in a cardboard box. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/0072/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic airplane
 
Brand: LX
 
Name: Air Bus A380
 
Type / number of model:  LX 161
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The instructions for a safe use or replacement of the batteries are missing from the packaging and the toy. The indications on the packaging are not in the national language.
This could consequently lead to an incorrect use of the batteries or the product.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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 airplane that produces sound and lights. It is operated with 3 AA batteries Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25
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Alert number: A12/0892/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Alexander Dennis
 
Name: E200
 
Type / number of model:  VIN range SFD471AL27GY20504 to SFEY2412XJNN37238
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 11 September 2007 and 22 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The cover of the front axle's suspension spring could be damaged and may allow water to ingress.
This can increase the risk of steering failure due to corrosion.
In addition, the rear spring bolt may be over or under-torqued and could fail while the vehicle is in motion. This can impair the driving stability, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 25