Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 30 ( Published on: 26/07/2019)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1118/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Penguin Race
 
Type / number of model:  616-2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 77% by weight) and three solders contain an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value up to 0.33% by weight respectively).
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic track (slide) along which stylized figures penguins move. The product is powered by 2 1.5V AA batteries. Sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1112/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Portable air conditioner
 
Brand: SENCOR
 
Name: Portable Air Conditioner
 
Type / number of model:  1) SAC MT1221CH; , 2) SAC MT1222CH
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2) 8590669269709, 1) 8590669269693;
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
Under certain technical conditions, the internal wiring of the product may be damaged during the operation of the product.
As a consequence, fire may occur during the functioning.

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

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

Company recall page:  https://www.sencor.cz/dobrovolne-stazeni-mobilnich-klimatizaci

 
Description:  Portable air conditioners - white and black versions.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia