Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 40 ( Published on: 16/10/2009)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1347/09       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Soap
 
Brand: Fresh Line
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Soap in shape of biscuit, 2. Soap in shape of tart, 3. Soap in shape of chocolate, 4. Soap in shape of tart, 5. Soap in shape of tart, 6. Soap in shape of tart, 7. Leto Fizzing Cake - soap in shape of cake
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 5204989021208, 2. 5204989021215, 3. 5204989021222, 4. 5204989021239, 5. 5204989021246, 6. 5204989021253, 7. 2000962004601
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking and a chemical risk because, although not foodstuffs, they possess a form, colour, odour, appearance, packaging, labelling, volume and size, such that it is likely that consumers, especially children, will confuse them with foodstuffs. As a consequence, the products could be placed in the mouth or sucked or ingested, which might be dangerous and cause, for example, choking, poisoning or perforation or obstruction of the digestive tract.


The products do not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  1. Soap in the form of a round biscuit, brown in colour with caramel sauce on top. 2. Soap in the form of a round pastry, pink in colour with a red sauce and chocolate chips on top. 3. Soap in the form of a round chocolate, black colour with white sauce on top. 4. Soap in the form of a round tart, green in colour with a slice of fruit and green sauce on top. 5. Soap in the form of a round tart, pink colour decorated with a red cherry in the middle. 6. Soap in the form of a round tart, pink colour decorated with a strawberry and sauce on top. 7. Leto Fizzing Cake - Soap in the form of a round cream, white colour. The following information is written on the label: ‘Sodium Bicarbonate, Cirtic Acid, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Parfum, Butyrospermum ParkII (Shea Butter), Styr’, ‘AX Benzoin Gum, Milk” Pack Date 13-06-09, Sell By 13-06-10, Price 4.60, Barcode “2000962004601”, Fresh Line.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: 1342/09       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Electric toaster - Tostadora
 
Brand: Orbit
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model T-3000
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because:

- the non-metallic parts are not ignition and fire propagation resistant,

- the temperature of some of the external parts can rise by more than 75ºC meaning that cables sheathed with PVC should not be used.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Two-slice electric toaster. The packaging is a cardboard box bearing the information: "variable electronic toasting control, 750 watts, 2 slices, variable slot width and depth, crumb tray, stainless steel sides".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1329/09       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Glue for plastic material - Model master, Plastlim
 
Brand: Italeri
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  N0. 3998
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 9.5% toluene. Toluene may not be placed on the market or used as a substance or constituent of preparations in a concentration equal to or higher than 0.1% by mass in adhesives intended for sale to the general public. Toluene is classified as toxic for reproduction.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Black tube of glue (9 ml) with white cap. Printed on the tube: “Colle pour plastique”, “Plastikkleber”, “Plastiek Lijm”. There is a sticker on the tube with instructions in Swedish.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Italy

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Alert number: 1330/09       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tyre repair glue - Lim/Solution 10 ml
 
Brand: Cycletrack
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN-code: 5750003371465
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.4% toluene. Toluene may not be placed on the market or used as a substance or constituent of preparations in a concentration equal to or higher than 0.1% by mass in adhesives intended for sale to the general public. Toluene is classified as toxic for reproduction.



The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  A black tube of bicycle tyre repair glue (10 ml). The word Cycletrack and a warning pictogram is printed on the tube.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Denmark

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Alert number: 1338/09       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Moving-picture lamp - Laufbild Skyline/Delphin, Sandstrand mit Palmen, Wasserfall
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  RTI; Article No 10150084-03, -00, -01, -02.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live components can be touched when changing the fuse.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Moving-picture lamp with four different motifs: skyline, waterfall, beach with palm-tree, dolphin.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1327/09       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All terrain vehicle - Light Quadricycle
 
Brand: Adly Moto
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e4*92/61*0087*06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the rear brake light does not activate when the driver uses the front brake. Also, the rear position lamp does not operate when the driver switches on the front position lamps.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  All terrain vehicle; silver or black.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1334/09       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Suzuki Swift
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  models Swift RS413, RS413 DIESEL, RS415 and RS416
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because rain ingress can cause the rear seat belt anchor plate to rust gradually and lose its strength. In the worst case, the seat belt anchor could fail in the event of an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  The recall concerns vehicles produced from the start of mass production to 30 September 2007, with VIN from TSMMZ***S00100001 to TSMMZ***S00499999.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Malta, Ireland, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, Iceland, Hungary

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Alert number: 1335/09       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Ford Transit
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model Transit (Recall Ref: 9C250)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because some of the steering wheels fitted may have a defect in the centre hub casting. A steering wheel hub with this defect could experience a fatigue failure and result in the steering wheel becoming detached from the steering column.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  FORD Transit cars, produced from 1 July 2007 to 31 August 2007.
Country of origin:  Turkey, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, The Netherlands, Malta, Sweden, Denmark, Slovenia, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Bulgaria

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Alert number: 1320/09       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby-walker - Walker JN 168
 
Brand: BabySeat Mars
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Walker JN 168 EAN 7048731615813
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the toys on the activity board have small parts, especially the antennas of the toy insect, which can loosen and detach.


The product does not comply with the European EN 1273.
Two accidents reported.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Baby-walker with activity board to which several toys are attached. The baby-walkers are made of plastic and steel tubes with four wheels underneath.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: 1344/09       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Folded high chair - Fox
 
Brand: 4 Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LB-FOX-2.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the lack of stability and the inappropriate dimensions of the side opening of the chair.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  The product is a folding high chair, made of plastic. Product may by coloured: blue, orange, green or pink. The product is intended for babies up to 15 kg. Dimensions of a high chair ready to use are: 1230 mm x 200 mm x 600 mm. On the frame of the product there is a logo “4 Baby”, address of the importer and information concerning conformity with EN 14988.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1328/09       
Category:  Recreational crafts
 
Product:  Control system for marine engines - QL-EST
 
Brand: Volvo Penta QL Line
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  QL-EST system single installation kits: p/no. 3884416 and p/no. 21429303. (Since first production) Twin installation systems: p/no. 3884418, 21316752 and 21324935. (Since first production)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries because, due to a bug in the software, the gears can change in an unexpected way, possibly leading to collisions or accidents.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Control system with actuators for electronic gear shift and throttle for mechanical engines.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: 1319/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bow and arrows
 
Brand: King Archer
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  9822-1, EAN 7460745258211
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because the kinetic energy of the arrow when it is discharged from the bow is more than 0.5 J.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  The set consists of a bow and three arrows made of blue and yellow plastic. The tips of the arrows have suction cups. Cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1331/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's scooter - Guts - Scooter X-large
 
Brand: Cycletrack
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: BZ2911 Model no: 890-9082-0000, EAN code: 7340011376170
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because the front fork on the scooter is too weak and can break into pieces.
One accident reported


This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Two-wheeled folding scooter. The word "Guts" is printed on the foot plate and "Cycletrack" is printed on the wheels. The scooter is intended for persons with a maximum weight of 100 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1333/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puppets – Flingshot - Flying animal
 
Brand: Playmaker Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8317604550
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the acoustic component in the toy lies loose and could cause a choking hazard. Moreover the cape and the mask of the flying monkey can be detached and fit wholly within the small parts cylinder.



This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Soft filled toy with elastic arms to be fired into free flight with acoustic component inside body. Shaped as one of 6 animals: pig, monkey, frog, chicken, duck or cow. The monkey is supplied with a loose cape and mask. The approximate dimension of the flying monkey is 280 mm long and 300 mm from hand to hand. The other flying animals have other similar dimensions.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Norway

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Alert number: 1336/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Handbag
 
Brand: Tiger
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2000027003743 / 9154-10 Pink / 9154-10 White
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the zip can be detached and fits wholly within the small parts cylinder.



This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.


 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  A soft toy dog (poodle) in the form of a handbag with white fur, a zip, plastic eyes and nose. Colours: pink and white. The approximate dimension of the toy is 250 mm long, 240 mm high and 80 mm wide.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Iceland

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Alert number: 1339/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Woollen teddy bear PM
 
Brand: Robin du Lac
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FUT 1004
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the bells may be detached with a force of less than 90 N and may be swallowed or inhaled by children. In addition, there is a cord less than 1.5 mm thick.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure of the products by the authorities.

 
Description:  Knitted brown woollen stuffed teddy bear with 2 metal bells attached to the neck with string.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: 1340/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mat - Educational Numbers and Letters Set
 
Brand: Rabbit Series
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1738; reference: 00326943.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of small detachable elements which could be ingested or inhaled.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Foam jigsaw pieces with numbers and letters in different colours in a plastic storage bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1346/09       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Key ring with soft toy (bear) with heart "I Love You"
 
Brand: PAUL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article 3309
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4026272033092
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small parts, which can be detached with a force of less than 90 N (eyes with 20 and 30 N). The small parts can be ingested or inhaled by small children.



The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Key ring with a white soft toy (bear) bearing a heart with the following inscription: "I Love You"
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1321/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Simmon Bey
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  800359
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 3.4 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets (mouldproof agent) put to the shoes.


Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Ladies' black shoes with high heels.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1322/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Kawas
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. FU-106
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.2 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets (mouldproof agent) put to the shoes.


Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Black training shoes with black velcro and white strips.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1323/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Weide
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F552957-8
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.36 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets (mouldproof agent) put to the shoes.


Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Ladies' high-heeled sandals in grey-silver and black.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1325/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Super Gear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. A 4249 ,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5998653552890
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.11 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets (mouldproof agent) put into the shoes.


Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned in accordance with Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s summer shoes with red or pink straps.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1326/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Scarves - Accessories
 
Brand: L’asessor
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Art no. KC-621 2. Art no. AP-EM
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants.


The turquoise colour in the turquoise and black scarf releases 100 mg/kg of benzidine and 75 mg/kg of 3,3’-dimethoxybenzidine, which both exceed the limit of 30 mg/kg.


The turquoise colour in the turquoise and dark blue scarf releases 120 mg/kg of benzidine and the dark blue colour releases 230 mg/kg of benzidine, which both exceed the limit of 30 mg/kg.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  1. A turquoise and black viscose scarf with several different shaped patterns; 2. A turquoise and dark blue viscose scarf with squared patterns.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1332/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's dress - Bahne
 
Brand: ME TOO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Tereza bam dress
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5707297637272
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation because the shoulder straps on the dress are not constructed from one continuous length of cord attached at the front and back of the garment.


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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Child's blue dress with 2 front pockets, made of jeans fabric. The shoulder straps consist of 4 free functional cords. The cords are approximately 340 mm each, 2 at the back and 2 at the front of the dress, to be tied together with a bow over each shoulder.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1337/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' T-shirt - Model
 
Brand: Kik
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model(R) L; Season: 109; WGR: 442; Order No: 8737000.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azodyes; 4-amino-azobenzene (CAS 60-09-03) with release rates of 70 mg/kg, 71 mg/kg and 88 mg/kg.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Red ladies' T-shirt with red embroidered flower design; neck reinforced by additional sewn-in piece of red fabric.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: 1341/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Microfibre fitted sheet - Microfaser-Spannbettlaken/Drap-house en microfibres/Lenzuolo con angoli in microfibra/Sabana ajustable microfibra
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No 34018006, EAN 4027293044135.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses chemical risk because it contains 1100 mg/kg 4-aminoazobenzene.



The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Fitted sheet, 100% polyester - colour: dark brown.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Austria

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Alert number: 1343/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Winter overall - Xinm Enzai
 
Brand: Jingli
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  7335136-0, size 20
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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


 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Babies winter overall, colours navy blue and orange. On the left side of the cloth there is a picture (badge) of an elephant playing with a ball.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1345/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Luszi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.08 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the green sachets supplied with the shoes.


Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned in accordance with Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Red ladies’ shoes with low heels. Packaging is light pink in colour.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1348/09       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' sandals
 
Brand: G.River
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. L911 36, 37, 38.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.23 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets supplied with the shoes.


Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned in accordance with Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Cross-strapped light blue-pink sandals.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40

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Alert number: 1349/09       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Lithium Ion battery pack
 
Brand: Advent and EiSystem
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Serial number range is: PBI23456773500161 – PBI23456774303460.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and burns due to overheating. In addition, other injuries are possible if the overheating causes a separation of the battery pack casing.
Five incidents reported.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Lithium Ion battery pack used with the following Advent and EiSystem notebook computers: Advent: K4000, K6000, KC500-B, KC500-R, KC500-P, 9115, 9117, 9215, 9315, 9517, 9617, 1015, 1215, 1315, 1515, 1615, 1715, 1815, 9217, 9815 EiSystem: 1201, 4113, 4115C, 4213, 4413.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary, Greece, Ireland

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Alert number: 1324/09       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Children's make up set - Creative Play 3 in 1 Cosmetics – Create a Face
 
Brand: Creative Play
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number 137034
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the green crayon contains 1747 mg of lead (permitted limit 90 mg) and 224 mg of chromium (permitted limit 60 mg).



The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 71.



 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Cardboard packet containing a make-up tray with 5 face paint crayons and 5 pallets and two applicators. Colours vary between products. The packaging bears a picture of a child with a butterfly painted on her face, on a yellow, red and blue background.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2009 - 40