Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 26 ( Published on: 28/06/2019)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0954/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self -balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: REVOE
 
Name: Rev Board
 
Type / number of model:  Revbaord 6.5' 551028
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3760256551028
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation is insufficient and the charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.
A user could receive an electric shock and the battery can overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62133, EN 62133-2 and EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Self-balancing scooter ("Hoverboard"), supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/0963/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hoverboard 2X200W Batt Samsung 36V
 
Type / number of model:  20426717
 
Batch number / Barcode:  17/2018; 2000006789693
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire and burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133, EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Black self-balancing scooter ("hoverboard") with charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0964/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: NILOX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DOC+ 6,5 balance scooter
 
Batch number / Barcode:  30NXBK65BTN03 / 8059616334254
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire and burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133, EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Black and gold-coloured self-balancing scooter ("hoverboard"), with cover and charger
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0965/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: SYMEX
 
Name: Electric balance scooter
 
Type / number of model:  K1 SYM7246 GOLD
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot 2018/06 / 54124790117246
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62133, EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold-coloured self-balancing scooter ("hoverboard") with cover and charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0945/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Be your own kind of beautiful
 
Type / number of model:  322054-1001 and 322054-3009
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The bracelet releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 2.56 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, Remaining stock of goods withheld. , Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Silver-coloured bracelet with beads and a bee made of metal and with white and violet decorative stones, fixed to a printed cardboard backing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0933/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: World Famous TATTOO INK
 
Name: Dubai Gold
 
Type / number of model:  REF WFDG1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WFDG181704
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 74 mg/kg) and o-toluidine (measured value: 50 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Bottle showing the brand, batch and expiry date: BATCH B 20207, exp. 05/14/21
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0930/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain/ string
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 30M 24V LED String Light
 
Type / number of model:  EK211
 
Batch number / Barcode:  M010000000000200083
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The flasher cover can easily be removed and the cables are not properly anchored, giving access to live parts.
A user might 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  30M string light, 24V with violet coloured LED's with a white plug and white control box. Packaged in plain brown box with barcode and short description. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0931/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED lighting chain/ string
 
Brand: Catch Way
 
Name: LED Light strip
 
Type / number of model:  R33030
 
Batch number / Barcode:  M010000000001278230
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product has inadequate clearance distances, which could lead to the lighting chain becoming live at 240V. A person can touch the chain and receive an electric shock.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60598, EN 62368-1.
 

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

 
Description:  12V light strip with colour controller and a black 3 pin UK plug. The outer packaging is a yellow paper jiffy bag with a white barcode label on. The light strip is then packaged in a silver bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0942/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Electric scooter
 
Brand: Xiaomi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Mi Electric Scooter (Model: M365)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  21074/00000316-21074/00015107 (UK) and 16133/00541209 - 16133/00544518 (other EU and non-EU jurisdictions).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A screw securing the steering column may come loose or fail.
The steering column may consequently collapse, causing the rider to lose control and fall.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric scooter for adults, provided with brakes operated by controls on a steering column. Plain packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0958/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Electric impact drill
 
Brand: SOLLEO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art N0: 0503GX-EID005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Code N0: 33494
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mechanical resistance of the products is not sufficient.
The products can break leaving live parts accessible.

The products do not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric impact drilling machine, packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0939/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: 500L
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e3*2001/116*0217*52; type: 199
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicle was manufactured on 1 February 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The steering track rod can disengage from the steering box as a result of an error in the manufacturing 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 Fiat recall code: 6226.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0940/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: AMG GT
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1878*00 to 04; type: R1EAMG
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 August 2018 and 22 February 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The software for the side radar sensors for the PRE-SAFE impulse side function may be faulty.
As a result, the PRE-SAFE impulse side function would fail to activate, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a side collision.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 5490313.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0948/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1829*03 to 05; type: F2A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 November 2018 and 29 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The welding of the brake pedal plate to the brake pedal lever may not be sufficiently strong. Applying pressure on the left side of the brake pedal might cause the pedal plate to tilt sideways from the pedal lever.
This would impair the operation of the brake pedal, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 2991075.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/0949/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycles
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: XMAX 125, XMAX 300
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00284, e13*168/2013*00287; types: SEE6, SH13
 
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 of the vehicle, possibly leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Yamaha motorcycles.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0957/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Swift, Swift Sport
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*1205*00; e4*2007/46*1205*01; e4*2007/46*1205*02; models: A2L310/A2L412 (Swift) A2L414 (Swift Sport)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  the affected vehicles were manufactured between 2017 and 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to faulty airbag controller software, closing one of the vehicle’s rear doors excessively hard may cause activation of the side and curtain airbags.
Unexpected airbags deployment may cause injuries to the vehicle occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Suzuki recall code: 97C4.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Luxembourg, Romania, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0947/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: Compass / JM
 
Name: Výstražný trojúhelník
 
Type / number of model:  Homologation number: E11 27R033971 Item: 01 520
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591686015201
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the triangle in the presence of wind is inadequate.
Consequently the triangle could easily overturn and oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard ECE27.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Foldable warning triangle for motor vehicles, packed in a red plastic case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0959/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's car seat
 
Brand: Avionaut
 
Name: Avionaut Glider
 
Type / number of model:  Royal Fit, Expedition, Softy and other names with identical approval granted number
 
Batch number / Barcode:  E20-04442905
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation, Burns, Injuries
 
In the event of an accident, the buckle of the strap could not be easily opened.
As a consequence, it will not be possible to rescue the child from the child restraint system.

The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
 

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

 
Description:  Children´s car seat intended for weight 9 - 25 kg. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/0934/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy bow and arrow set
 
Brand: EASY TOYS
 
Name: Piccolo Arciere
 
Type / number of model:  89000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  December 2018 / 8059395890002G18
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The suction cups on the arrows contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 3.38% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 7.52% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The product contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.29% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Bow and arrow comprising a flexible yellow, orange and blue bow made of various polymers, linked at its ends with a white bow string so as to be able to fire arrows with a suction cup. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0935/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Silja Line
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) seal medium 2) seal small
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) bar code: 6430047080064 (code: 8680/2019 and 8684/2019) 2) bar code: 6430047080026 (code: 8680/2019 and 8687/2019 and 8686/2019 and 8684/2019)
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Both products pose a risk of choking due to small part (plastic nose) which can be easily detached.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  White plush toy seals (sizes: small and medium) with plastic eyes and a nose. A cardboard label is attached to the toys. Toys also have a fabric information label in them.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0941/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely Baby
 
Type / number of model:  F.N0.697 JDH114876
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6.5 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Baby doll with clothing and hat seated on a pink plastic baby carrier.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0943/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 1) Egg slime, 2) Noise putty - Whoopie goo
 
Type / number of model:  1) Item N0: 63499 2) Item N0: 63484
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) - Batch N0: 5218 - Barcode: 5038104634994 2) - Batch N0: 2218 - Barcode: 5038104634840
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slimes is too high (measured values: 900 mg/kg and 580 mg/kg for 1) and 2) respectively).
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Two different types of toy slime. The first one (1) is a white slime packed in a transparent egg-shaped plastic shell. The second (2) is an orange slime sold in a transparent plastic container shaped as a human waist with buttocks.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0944/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Toilet Noise Putty
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0: 63958
 
Batch number / Barcode:  - Batch N0: 4818 - Barcode: 5038104639586
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slimes is too high (measured value: 2700 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Purple toy slime sold in a violet plastic toilet bowl-shaped container.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0946/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Wild Republic
 
Name: Li'l Sweet & Sassy Jelly Bean Ladybug 5"
 
Type / number of model:  17380
 
Batch number / Barcode:  092389173802
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part (antenna) can be detached from the toy.
A child could put the small part in the mouth and choke on it.

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:  Ladybird plush toy with big eyes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0951/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Shooting play set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SHOOTING - SUPER GAMES
 
Type / number of model:  2016-5B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4648103875444
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily become detached from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Shooting play set consisting of a plastic gun, rifle, bow along with projectiles having suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0955/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with sequins
 
Brand: Glitter Palz, Sambro
 
Name: Plush clip-on and Plush toy
 
Type / number of model:  1) Art. 313129 and SQP-001 (bear and ladybird) , 2) Art. 313131 and SQP-003 (Large unicorns), 3) Art. 313130 and SQP-002 (Medium unicorn and mermaid)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2) 5056219010625 (violet unicorn) and 5056219010632 (pink unicorn), 1) 5056219009797 (bear and ladybird) , 3) 5056219010595 (medium unicorn) and 5056219010540 (mermaid)
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (sequins) can easily be detached from the plush toys and the fibrous stuffing material of the toys in the shape of a ladybird and a mermaid is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child could put the small parts or the stuffing material 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Plush toys with sequins, available in different sizes, colours and shapes (e.g. unicorns, a mermaid, a ladybird and a bear) The small ones have a clip attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0956/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plüss kabala figurák
 
Type / number of model:  A-20096
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6956520200960
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cup can easily detach from the toy.
A child may put it in the mouth, which could result in obstruction of the airways.

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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Soft toy with a suction cup fixed to the head. The toy is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0932/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Lollitop
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1-6452
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0988601864521
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The dress has a long belt that hangs below the lower hem of the garment when untied.
It can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to 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:  White lace dress with short sleeves and a belt in the waist area with a length of 40 cm, intended for 4 year old girls. The belt untied hangs below the lower hem.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0950/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: JOYCE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JOY-92806-DRS-8YG
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The dress has long functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back area.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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:  Black sleeveless dress intended for 8 year-old girls with functional cords to be tied at the back.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0952/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YES! DO KIDS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YES - 99031
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bikini top has functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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:  Orange-coloured bikini with frills on both upper and lower part, intended for 7/8 year-old girls. The bikini top has functional cords to be tied at the back area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0953/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Hello Bikini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  H2202
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bottom part of the bikini has functional cords with three-dimensional embellishments, to be tied in the waist area.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to 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:  Multicoloured bikini intended for 2 year-old girls. The bottom part has functional cords with tassel embellishment at the end.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0961/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shirt
 
Brand: HAPPY STAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  G520700181
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are functional cords in the neck area of the shirt.
They cords could become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Long sleeve pink,blue and white stripes shirt. his shirt is intended for 4 year - old girls and bears functional cords at the neck area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0962/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shirt
 
Brand: Mythology by Boomil
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Π202 , Π192Α ΜΠ, Π192Α
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstring in the neck area of the of the blouse hood.
The cords could become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

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:  Girls' blouse bearing a hood with drawstrings at the neck area. In white colour with blue stripes or with pink stripes or in plain white colour.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0929/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: SENCOR
 
Name: Hair Dryer
 
Type / number of model:  SHD 8270VT; EUE2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2016827007; 8590669189694
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The hair dryer can overheat and ignite, leading to the plastic casing melting.
The melted plastic can cause burns and expose users to live parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335 and EN 62233.
 

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

 
Description:  The package includes the hair dryer, accessories (2 pieces of extensions), written instructions for use, maintenance and safety instructions. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0936/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor
 
Brand: Arcas
 
Name: Universal Travel Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  94760001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4260030258222
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The different plugs are all connected electrically. If one of the pins is inserted in a socket, the user could touch the pins of the other plug and receive an electric shock.
The clearance and creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits in the transformer are not sufficient. 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 60950 and IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  White travel adaptor in blister pack.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0036/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Tricycle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: tricycle
 
Type / number of model:  RO-VE-180424-ZR11
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There are accessible gaps between the moving elements of the tricycle and accessible openings in the front wheel.
While driving the tricycle, the child's fingers might get trapped in the openings and the child could be injured due to the movement.

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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Tricycle in blue colour, with a musical dog figure on the handlebars. Recommended age: 1,5-3 years. Capacity: 25 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A11/0037/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll set
 
Brand: Baobab
 
Name: Bebe Vanille
 
Type / number of model:  113037
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850334279347
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The filling material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of the seam.
This stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children.

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: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  The plastic doll set includes a doll, a feeding high chair, a bottle, a plate and a spoon. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.The doll is made of a soft, textile part (torso and legs) with plastic head and arms.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/0074/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic robot
 
Brand: JUNSHENG
 
Name: Transform Robot
 
Type / number of model:  8986
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The instructions for the safe use of the toy are missing from the packaging and the toy. The indications on the packaging are not in national language.
The user does therefore not have the necessary information for a safe use of the product.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards 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:  Yellow plastic robot that can be transformed to a sports car. 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 - 26
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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0937/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Tourismo, Travego
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1133, e1*2007/46*1160, e1*2007/46*1569, e1*2007/46*1853 Type: 410 02, 410 03, 410 04, 410 05
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between December 2017 and March 2019. Recall code: 61.25U19041A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The upper suspension arm does not fit properly on the bearing block due to missing recesses at the corners of the mounting plate.
This can cause preload and overstraining of the mounting plate bolt connection, leading to a fatigue failure.
Failure of the entire bolt connection can impair the wheel control and steerability, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0938/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Capacity, Citaro, Conecto
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090, e1*2007/46*0036, e1*2007/46*0037, e1*NKS*0050 Types: 628 02,628 03, 628B01, 628B02, 629 09
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between September 2001 and February 2019. Recall code: 82.00M19032A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Electrical loss on the Controller Area Network (CAN) neutral point through the ingress of fluid could lead to the driver’s cab door not opening.
This could lead to injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26

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Alert number: A12/0960/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Setra S431 DT, S516 HD/2
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0013, e1*2007/46*1133; types: 410 01, 410 02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between April 2016 and May 2017. Recall code: 68.74U19042A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On the top deck of double-decker vehicles the first two-seater row after the single seat is not equipped with safety belts.
In the event of an accident there is a higher risk of injury because passengers not wearing a seat belt are no longer restrained by seats in front of them and may thus injure other passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus under recall code: 68.74U19042A
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 26