Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 29 ( Published on: 19/07/2019)
Notification A12/1009/19 of report 2019-28 has been updated with information on the affected batch.

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Alert number: A12/1103/19       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Optical mouse
 
Brand: TRUST
 
Name: Optical mouse
 
Type / number of model:  ZIVA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8713439219470
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured values up to 0.35% weight ).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Optical mouse packed in a cardboard box
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1091/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: INMOTION
 
Name: H1
 
Type / number of model:  SCV H1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920146969532
 
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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Black hoverboard in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1092/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: TECNOLUX
 
Name: Hoverboard 6.5"
 
Type / number of model:  HBT6.5B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5425025908233
 
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Black self-balancing scooter (hoverboard) in a green cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1093/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Smart balance wheel
 
Type / number of model:  W2-6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0603813529425
 
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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Orange self-balancing scooter (hoverboard) in a black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1049/19       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Pressure cooker
 
Brand: TOWER
 
Name: 6Litre Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker
 
Type / number of model:  T90101 type ASMB 22-6L ASMB 22-3 L ASMB 22-4.5L ASMB 22-7.5 L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055195872753
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
It is possible to open the lid of the pressure cooker while it is under pressure because of inadequate closing mechanisms and the pressure cooker can become deformed.
A user could suffer burns from the steam, or, liquid can leak from it and extinguish the flame of the hot plate. As a consequence natural gas could be released.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, This product listing was removed by Amazon. (By: Distributor, Other)

 
Description:  6 litre pressure cooker with bayonet handles. The product may be available in 3 litre, 4.5 litre and 7.5 litre versions. The product was sold online, in particular on Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1050/19       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Pressure cooker
 
Brand: Bäcken
 
Name: Steamcook
 
Type / number of model:  DS24D2-8L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3611432680080
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The mechanical resistance of the cooker is inadequate and the cooker and the lid can deform under pressure.
Steam may consequently be ejected downwards and extinguish the flame of the stove. As a consequence, natural gas could then be released leading to a fire or explosion.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.
 

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

 
Description:  8-litre pressure cooker with a clamp-type closure mechanism. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon and Cdiscount.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1046/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tyre repair kit
 
Brand: Tech Max
 
Name: Kit réparation tubeless
 
Type / number of model:  TEC9011
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3552902200431
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The glue contains an excessive amount of trichloroethylene (measured value 84% by weight).
Trichloroethylene may cause cancer and genetic defects.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Kit composed of an insertion tool, a drill, a tube of vulcanising fluid and five repair braids, in a plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1063/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Arteon, Passat
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0307*, e1*2007/46*1725*; types: 3C, 3H
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 15 October 2014 and 20 August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event of a repair, due to an ambiguous indication in the replacement parts catalogue, the adhesive joint between the sunroof cover and the sliding roof may be fitted incorrectly.
As a result, the sunroof cover could detach in motion and endanger the following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under VW recall code: 60D6.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1064/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Alpina
 
Name: BMW Alpina D3 Biturbo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*KS07/46*0005; type: ALPINA 3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between December 2009 and October 2011.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The connector of the positive battery cable on the front power distribution box could be damaged.
This may result in a failure of the vehicle’s electrical system and engine while driving, potentially leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Alpina recall code: 0061050500.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1065/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: RAM
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 November 2017 and 25 February 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake pedal may separate from the pedal assembly.
This could result in brake failure, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Dodge recall code: V07.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1067/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: M5, M6, 5, 6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0230, e1*2001/116*0322, e1*2001/116*0297, e1*2001/116*0253; types: 560L, 560X, M560, 663C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 February 2002 and 27 July 2010.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The battery positive (B+) transfer point in the boot may corrode.
This can result in increased contact resistance, potentially leading to malfunction of the power supply and increased risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under BMW recall code: 0061070500.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1068/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: RAM
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 16 March 2018 and 20 April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear drive shaft is defective and could break.
This may result in loss of drive power and vehicle parts falling onto the road, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Dodge recall code: V48.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1069/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle component
 
Brand: Hepco & Becker
 
Name: Petrol cap
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0: 506005-0
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected components were manufactured in 2011 and sold from April 2013 to March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The petrol cap allows fuel evaporation.
Escaping fuel can reach the back tyre and lead to a reduction in traction, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Accessory petrol cap for BMW R1200 R.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1070/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Kodiaq
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e8*2007/46*0249*00 to 07; type: NS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 20 December 2018 and 22 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear single seat may be insufficiently fixed.
As a result, the seat could detach, increasing the risk of an injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Skoda recall code: 72J1.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1071/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Subaru
 
Name: Baja, Legacy, Outback
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0079*00-10, e13*2007/46*1074 plus single vehicles; types: BM/BR, BM/BRS, BT
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2009 and 2014 (Legacy and Outback), between 2003 and 2006 (Baja), in 2003 and 2004 (Legacy and Outback, manufactured in the United States of America).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gas generator on the passenger side airbags may be defective.
Metal fragments can be released when the airbag is activated, causing injuries to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Subaru recall code: 201807-09.
Country of origin:  Japan, United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Iceland, Ireland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1073/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Talento
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0497*07; type: FFL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 March 2019 and 14 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an error in the production process, the fuel tank may rupture and leak.
As a consequence, fuel may spill onto the road and create a hazard for the following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Fiat recall code: 6234.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1074/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Spider
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*3320*05; type: NF
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 9 January 2017 and 15 March 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Defective software may result in the automated transmission shifting down unintentionally.
This may cause the rear wheels to lock, 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: 6221.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Malta, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1075/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Note, Tiida
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e11*2001/116*0296*, e11*2001/116*0268*; types: C11 (Tiida), E11 (Note)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 30 August 2005 and 31 August 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gas generator on the passenger side airbags may be defective.
Metal fragments can be released when the airbag is activated, causing injuries to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Nissan recall codes: PG7BH, PG7BI, PM686.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Romania, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1076/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Cherokee
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0783*12; type: KL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 26 November 2018 and 3 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bolts on the passenger seat may not have been tightened to the required torque.
As a result, the passenger seat could detach, increasing the risk of an injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Jeep recall code: V31.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1077/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: Q5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1550*; type: FY
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between July 2015 and December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wheelhouse trims may not have been adequately attached to the vehicle.
As a result, the wheelhouse trims could detach in motion, posing risk for the following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Audi recall code: 66K6 / 66K7.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1096/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: L200 / Triton
 
Type / number of model:  EC-Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1397*00; e1*2007/46*1397*01; e1*2007/46*1397*02; Model year: 2016 Type: KK0T, KL0T
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rivets fixing the side step shades may corrode and fracture due to galvanic corrosion.
If all the rivets fracture, the side step shades may drop off from the moving vehicle, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck under Mitsubishi's recall code: ENL-19-016-SR.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1100/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Panamera
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*0970*, e13*2007/46*1143*; types 970, 970N
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 July 2009 and 13 September 2016.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
There is a possibility of a short circuit in the air conditioning control system.
This is leading to an increased risk of the vehicle catching fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Porsche recall code: AKA7/WKE0.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1101/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Lodgy
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0314*71-*83, e2*2007/46*0030*28-*40; type: SD
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 4 September 2014 and 3 October 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to the lack of a warning label, the third row of seats could be used while the second row is folded down.
As a result, in certain driving situations, the second row could fold back and injure passengers sitting behind.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Dacia recall code: 0CX9.
Country of origin:  Morocco
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1102/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: Various models
 
Type / number of model:  Model: S80, S60, V70, XC70, S60CC, V60, XC60, V60CC, V40, V40CC, S90, V90, V90CC and XC90; model year: 2014 - 2019;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2012 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
In certain driving conditions, the EGR cooling circuit may not be robust enough.
As a result, an unexpected amount of soot may be generated, leading to increased risk of a fire in the engine compartment.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Volvo recall code: 29939.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1051/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Climbing gloves
 
Brand: Singing Rock
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Grippy F/F
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
There is an excessive amount of chromium (VI) in the leather (measured value up to 15 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A pair of black leather climbing gloves with strengthening on the inside of the thumbs and on the palms made of light brown suede with yellow stitching and with a hook-and-loop closure. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1078/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: NORDIO
 
Name: Mechaniker Premium
 
Type / number of model:  Article N° 00139; Size 10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4045409109011
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
There is an excessive amount of chromium (VI) in the leather (measured value up to 8 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Mechanic's leather work gloves.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1095/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Protective vest for horse-riding
 
Brand: Spark
 
Name: Veste airbag pour cavalier
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Products manufactured before 01/07/2019 are concerned by the recall
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The vest does not properly protect the user in the event of a fall.
The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Protective vest with airbag for horse-riding.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1104/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Leather work gloves
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  art. 057
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6420243068768
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the product is too high (measured value up to 8.5 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment and REACH Regulations.
 

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

 
Description:  Work gloves made of white leather and brown fabric.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1048/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet princess the First
 
Type / number of model:  HM-044 (Doll with brown hair), , S 209 (Doll with blonde hair)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8590492094325
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 28.9% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawn from sale (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll, around 27cm tall, with long blonde/brown hair, sold in narrow, rectangular display boxes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1052/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: VILLA GIOCATTOLI
 
Name: Helios Gormiti
 
Type / number of model:  G 6118
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8002752061188 ; V61180119
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 1200000 cfu/ml) and the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been detected.
There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic container of soap bubble solution.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1053/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy rattle
 
Brand: LIEWOOD
 
Name: Ayda & Merete Wooden Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  12433 (Ayda) , 12714 (Merete)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5713370008327 , 5713370052313, 5713370052368
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The wooden rattle can be separated and release small parts (the balls).
A small child could put the small parts 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Wooden rattles in different sizes with a wooden ball or metal bells inside. The product was (also) sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Estonia, Finland, France, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1057/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Charm Distribox
 
Name: Pig Splash
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch 6618 332-0882, barcode 8437010226045
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The toy contains aerobic bacteria (measured value up to: 50000 cfu/g) and the presence of Pseudomonas fluorescens has been identified.
If played with by children with compromised or weakened immunity, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Liquid-filled squeezable toy in the shape of a pig's head made of soft and sticky plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1066/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy hairdryer
 
Brand: Cigioki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  06-2016
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8034048169360
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The yellow, red and blue cables contain an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values: 3.3%, 3% and 4.3% by weight respectively).
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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Hairdryer with nozzle and diffuser.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1072/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pedal go
 
Brand: SPORTI
 
Name: Go Go 4 roues - Pedal Racer
 
Type / number of model:  082031
 
Batch number / Barcode:  products purchased between 1 August 2017 and 6 May 2019
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The black plastic wheels contain an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 9.5 % 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Four-wheeled toy for children (Pedal go/racer).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1083/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: JUST PLAY
 
Name: Kawaii Squeezies
 
Type / number of model:  60-00010
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5710948290894
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, bis(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)ether) and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy ('squishy') in the shape of a cloud with rainbow and bowl of ice cream. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1084/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy Happy Avocado
 
Type / number of model:  033.006.153
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product in the shape of an avocado contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, bis(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)ether) and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  A set of squeezable toys ('squishy') in the shape of an avocado with a printed face and an animal holding an acorn with a printed face. Packed in the same packaging as another squishy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1085/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy Sunflower Seed Hamster
 
Type / number of model:  033.006.150
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, bis(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)ether) and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  A set of squeezable toys ('squishy') in the shape of an avocado with a printed face and an animal holding a hazel acorn with a printed face. Packed in the same packaging as another squishy. the product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1086/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Smooshy Mushy
 
Name: Micro Squishy Bestie, Blind bag Micro Squishy Best
 
Type / number of model:  11-10098
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5710948321925
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Small squeezable toys ('squishies') in a plastic package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1087/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy slow rising lemon
 
Type / number of model:  39.0001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances bis(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)ether) and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  A squeezable toy ('squishy') in the shape of a half lemon. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1088/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Squishy slow rising Panda
 
Type / number of model:  39.0018, DFA 008
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances bis(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)ether) and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  A squeezable toy ('squishy') in the shape of a flat panda head with a key chain. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1089/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: I Love Squishy
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1000107100015
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, bis (2-(dimethylamino) ethyl) ether) and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy ('squichsy') in the shape of a Yogurt package with face. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1090/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: I Love Squishy
 
Type / number of model:  TR: 8818 071-0009
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1000127100019
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the substances N,N-dimethylformamide, cyclohexanone, bis (2-(dimethylamino) ethyl) ether) and triethylenediamine.
There is a risk of eye and mucous membrane irritation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Squeezable toy ('squishy') in the shape of a flat panda face with keyring. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1097/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Gazelo Toys
 
Name: Fairy Girl & Pegasus
 
Type / number of model:  N0.K899-33 (on packaging) G104706-K899-335311 (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907773996866
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the pony contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 30 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of a doll and a pony, made in plastic, sold with a small hair brush and packaged in cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1099/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime kit
 
Brand: Dune Craft
 
Name: Glow Goo
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot# 7.269 09/26/2017
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value: 1080 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Do-it-yourself kit for making glowing green toy slime, sold in an opaque packaging.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1106/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Teething Ring
 
Brand: Calbabyco
 
Name: Silicone bead with Wooden teething ring
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The small beads can be easily detached and the clip can easily break generating small parts.
A child could put one of these in the mouth and choke on it.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN71 -1.
 

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

 
Description:  Silicone beads chains in two models, one closed with a wooden shape of an animal and another with a clip to hold it. The product was sold online in particular via ETSY.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1054/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Miss Tiffany
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A181008 Q
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The decorative cords in the chest area are too long.
The cords may 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:  Short sleeved grey dress with decorative cords in the chest area, intended for 4 year-old girls.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1055/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: M & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AF0036
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The belt is too long as it hangs below the lower hem of the garment when untied.
It may 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, a decorative bow and a fabric belt to be tied at the back, intended for 5 year-old girls.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1058/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: I.M.A
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2090
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
This dress has shoulder straps with free ends.
These straps 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:  Sleeveless dress bearing shoulder straps made of fabric in white colour with blue stripes and red patches, intended for 2 year-old girls.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1059/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8758
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has long ribbons with free ends in the waist area.
The ribbons 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:  Children's trousers in pink pleated fabric intended for an age of 8 years.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1060/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini set
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AA218
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5553724142181
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The top part of the bikini bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
The cords 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:  Girl's bikini set in pink or blue fabric with unicorns sketch on it, intended for 4-6 year-old girls.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1061/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shirt
 
Brand: GO FASHION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8684
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8684-FC-TOP-YEL-4YG
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The shirt has long decorative cords with free ends to be tied at the waist area.
These cords 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:  Short sleeved shirt in yellow fabric intended for 4 year-old children.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1062/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: M & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AAF0033
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has a long and wide belt with free ends in the waist area.
The belt 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:  Short sleeved lace dress in white fabric withy decorative pearls on the top, intended for 4 year-old girls. This dress has decorative fabric roses.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1094/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' cardigan
 
Brand: Pink Rabbit
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AL042
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product bears functional cords with free ends at the neck area.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading 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:  Grey wool cardigan intended for 6 year-old girls.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1098/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: Miss Image
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LF-2061
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The trousers in the set have decorative cords with metallic rings hanging below the hem.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a 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:  Clothing set consisting of a white t-shirt and a pair of short blue denim trousers, intended for 6 or 8 year-old children.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1056/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Henna product
 
Brand: Manzoor A-1
 
Name: Zarqa Henna
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number: #2222 BBE: Dec/2019 Barcode 443678616096
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value: 93000 cfu/g) and yeast and mould (measured value: 2400 cfu/g).
If used on damaged skin, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucoses, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Cardboard box containing 100g of henna powder.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1047/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: SLM
 
Name: Mobile Power Socket
 
Type / number of model:  SLM-S3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The protective earth conductor in the socket strip is not connected to the wire, which would prevent the residual circuit breaker to jump when necessary.

The insulation of the electrical mains cable is not strong enough and can easily be damaged, leaving live parts accessible.
Consequently the user could receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Mains extension lead with three socket outlets, one switch and a LED display, for a voltage 250 V and a maximal current of 15 A. The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1079/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair straightener
 
Brand: Ilook
 
Name: Muster
 
Type / number of model:  No 24324
 
Batch number / Barcode:  80008366725896
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 0.33% by weight ).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Hair straightener sold in a cardboard box
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1080/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair curler
 
Brand: Efalock
 
Name: Curls up
 
Type / number of model:  32 mm
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4025431507663
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured values up to 35% by weight ).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Hair curler sold in a cardboard box
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1081/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Wax warmer
 
Brand: Silver Fox
 
Name: Wax warmer
 
Type / number of model:  W-001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Ex 2034055
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured values up to 0.26% by weight).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Wax warmer sold in a cardboard box
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1082/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Insect killer
 
Brand: MENTAVILL
 
Name: ROVARCSAPDA / APARAT INSECTE
 
Type / number of model:  600000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 998282 143636
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The design of the device is appealing to children. They may consequently use the product in play and insert a metal object (e.g. a spoon) through the protective grille, touching live parts of the product.
The internal wiring can become damaged through contact with sharp edges of the insecticide grid. The user may touch the damaged wiring and receive an electric shock when removing the protective grille for cleaning purpose.

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

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

 
Description:  Frog-shaped insect killer with UV lamp and fan. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1105/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED greenhouse lamp
 
Brand: Viparspectra
 
Name: LED Light
 
Type / number of model:  HP500 500W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The products lacks a protective earth connection.
Consequently the user could receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60598, EN 61347 and EN 62471.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plant growth light consisting of several LED bulbs with adjustable wavelength. Sold in a brown cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0041/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy machine gun
 
Brand: Play with Me
 
Name: BLACK SERIES MACHINE GUN
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000005398667
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The kinetic energy of the projectiles fired from the toy machine gun is too high which can lead to eye injuries.
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: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Other

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun packaged in a box: H x W x D = 13 cm x 30.5 cm x 4 cm.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A11/0042/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: Play with Me
 
Name: Black Series Gun
 
Type / number of model:  19908700
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000005398650
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The kinetic energy of the projectiles fired from the toy gun is too high which can lead to eye injuries.

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: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Other

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29

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Alert number: A11/0045/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: TEDI
 
Name: Schaumstoffpistole mit 7 Pfeilen
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The kinetic energy of the projectiles fired from the toy gun is too high which can lead to eye injuries.
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: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Other

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Slovenia

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Alert number: A11/0046/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: TEDI
 
Name: Softdartpistole Silencer
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The kinetic energy of the projectiles fired from the toy gun is too high which can lead to eye injuries.
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: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Other

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia