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: A12/1108/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Leslii
 
Name: BE FASHIONED Halskette
 
Type / number of model:  210211749
 
Batch number / Barcode:  GTIN 4 2509803 17568
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The edging of the stones contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: 950 mg/kg).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  A chain with a pendant made of silvery black material, with shiny black gemstones. Necklace attached to a cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1133/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The earrings release an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 1.15 μg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of silver-coloured earrings with embedded clear rhinestones. Sold on a cardboard holder wrapped in plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1119/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED bulb with battery
 
Brand: DECO-LIGHT
 
Name: Ampoule LED de secours Avec Batterie
 
Type / number of model:  140.607E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3700057078768
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation of the product is inadequate.
Users may consequently access live parts, leading to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 62560.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated emergency LED bulb.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1114/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Scooter
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Kisbee 50cc 2T euro4 / Streetzone 50cc 2T euro4
 
Type / number of model:  e2*168/2013*00012*02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between December 2018 and March 2019 at the Jinan Qingqi Peugeot (China).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The engine rod welds on the right-hand side are defective and could break.
This could impair the driving stability of the scooter, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Scooter.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1115/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0296*10, e1*2007/46*0300*15, e1*2007/46*0301*17; types: 906BB50, 906BA35, 906BB35
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 August 2018 and 29 October 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defect in the automatic transmission may block the changing of gears.
As a result, the vehicle may roll away or inadvertently accelerate, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS3HUELSE (2790086).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1130/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-class, E-class, CLS
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*50-51, e1*2001/116*0457*41-42, e1*2001/116*0501*39-40, e1*2007/46*1560*12-13, e1*2007/46*1818*03-04; types: 204, 204 K, 212, R1ES, R1ECLS; , model series: 205, 213, 257
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 December 2018 and 10 January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fixing screws for the turbocharger oil return line and the crankcase breather pipe may have been interchanged. Due to a screw being too long, the pre-tensioning force of the screw connection may be insufficient and oil could leak from the turbocharger oil return line.
As a result, oil could come into contact with hot components, increasing the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars with four-cylinder petrol engines under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 0993021.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1131/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 3
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0262*14-20; type: BL; model codes: BM, BN
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 20 July 2015 and 18 July 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The Front Body Control Module (F-BCM) may be defective.
This may cause the windscreen wiper to fail, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mazda recall code: AK019A.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1140/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 3, 6, CX-5
 
Type / number of model:  Mazda 3 (BM/BN), Mazda 6 (GJ/GL), Mazda CX-5 (KE/KF)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 9 July 2013 and 30 June 2018 (Mazda 3); between 18 October 2012 and 19 March 2018 (Mazda 6); between 26 January 2012 and 7 May 2018 (Mazda CX-5).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The air inlet valve may get stuck in closed position due to accumulated soot around the valve.
This can cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mazda recall code: AK016A.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1141/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Sling
 
Brand: Tula
 
Name: Sling
 
Type / number of model:  TBCA9W50 and TBCA9W61
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902574367877 and 5903050381547
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sling can tear apart and the baby can fall down during use.
Furthermore, indications on the maximum weight of the child the product is suitable for are missing.

 

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

 
Description:  Baby carrier in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1142/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Changing table
 
Brand: Carena
 
Name: Tornö
 
Type / number of model:  L-8001554-0000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7340015534101
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stitching in the textile of the table's nursing area can brake.
As a consequence, a child can slide off and fall down from the table and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12221.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://help.lekmer.com/hc/sv/articles/360022955554-Viktigt-varningsmeddelande-på-grund-av-fallrisk ; https://help.babyshop.com/hc/sv/articles/360022660873

 
Description:  Changing table, the nursing area is made of textile and the stand is made of metal. Sold between August 2016 and August 2018.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1107/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby doll
 
Brand: E-classy
 
Name: Baby Cute Amiable doll
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718053884608
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head and the arms of the doll contain an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 9.9% and 9.7% by weight respectively).
These phthalates 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Baby doll with light blue romper suit and cap.The doll is sold in a cardboard box with plastic window; 2 stuck-on labels.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1116/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Chimstar
 
Name: Music mobile
 
Type / number of model:  B1471113/QF366-007A (on attached label) QF366-007A (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900733471199
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 69.5% by weight) and three solders contain an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value up to 0.25% by weight).
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy mobile phone, battery powered, packed in a plastic blister
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1117/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy cash register
 
Brand: Wandisi
 
Name: Learn Calculator
 
Type / number of model:  BB152004/1611P (on attached label) NO.1611P (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900733402889
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 60.5% and 0.13% by weight respectively).
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy cash register, battery powered, packed in a cardboard box with plastic window
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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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: A12/1120/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Chick Rattle and compressed candy
 
Type / number of model:  N0. 667
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920181326345 Prod. Date: 25.12.2018 Exp. Date: 25.12.2023
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rattle can easily break releasing the handle, which is too long, and also small plastic pieces.
A small child could put either the handle or the small pieces in the mouth and choke on either of them.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic rattle in the shape of a chicken which is accompanied by a transparent plastic bag with small sweets.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1124/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Beauty Horse
 
Type / number of model:  NGHE 684049; N° 1712
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902388123850
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the pony contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25.8% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the 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:  Plastic pony with accessories, supplied in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1125/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy ball
 
Brand: FUN TRADING
 
Name: Mesh ball rainbow
 
Type / number of model:  Article No: 4747
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 260059599351; Batch#20/12/2013
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
While playing with the ball, liquid may leak out. The liquid contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured amount up to 94 000 cfu/g) and the presence of stenotrophomonas maltophilia has been detected.
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucous membrane, the product may cause infection or irritation.

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

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

 
Description:  Soft transparent plastic ball, 6 cm in diameter, packaged in a white mesh net. The ball contains a number of differently-coloured balls, each 5 mm in diameter, made of a jellylike substance.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1126/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Slime toy
 
Brand: RT BEHEER BV
 
Name: The slicky slimys
 
Type / number of model:  2570197
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8719558020461
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the slime is too high (measured value 2360 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.
Moreover, a child could choke on the packaging in the shape of a small ball when trying to open it with its teeth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Slime toy packed in a transparent small ball.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A12/1127/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy drum
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super Music
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902496091867
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The strap attached has no quick release mechanism.
If worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy drum (diameter 200 mm) with two drum sticks. Packaging: net.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1128/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy police set
 
Brand: TOYS GROUP
 
Name: Force Police Play Set
 
Type / number of model:  TG219232-1080-5B-810; N° 1080
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902553814859
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy police set which consists of toy gun with projectiles and accessories. Packaging: plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1134/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MH-173498
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8418811734984
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes and the suction cup can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts
A small child may put these 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Purple teddy bear with a bow and a suction cup fixed to the head.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1135/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A9496D2V360A406
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8590042094966
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The nose and the suction cup can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts.
A small child may put these 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plush toy in the shape of a giraffe with a suction cup fixed to the head.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1136/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SPC181641 H40A; 371569
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9777661816417
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The eyes, the nose and the suction cup can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts.
A child could put the small part in the mouth and choke on it.

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

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

 
Description:  Yellow plush dog with a suction cup fixed to the head.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1109/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shoes
 
Brand: Staro Paris
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  318-K11167B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal rivets of the product release an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 1.5 μg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s shoes in black colour. Sample size: 26. The product is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1110/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: Roeckl
 
Name: Men’s summer gloves "Classic Driver Peccary"
 
Type / number of model:  11013-942
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 80 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, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Leather gloves, colour 750 Cognac.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1111/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: Roeckl
 
Name: Ladies’ summer gloves "Power Color"
 
Type / number of model:  13011-004
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 24 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, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Leather gloves, colour 100 White.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1137/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: 4 Ans
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
This garment bears long functional cords with free ends in the waist area.
The cords can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  White sleeveless short jumpsuit, intended for 4 year-old girls bearing long functional cords at the waist area with 3d embellishment at the end.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1138/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: TOP WEAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
This garment bears long functional cords with free ends in the waist area.

The cords can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  White sleevless dress intended for 2 year-old girls. It bears too long functional cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1113/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Baby all-over wash
 
Brand: Urtekram
 
Name: All-over wash - No Perfume Baby
 
Type / number of model:  83593
 
Batch number / Barcode:  900906; 5765228835937, best before 0521
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains aerobic mesophilic microorganisms (measured value: 31000 cfu/g)
If used on damaged skin, or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the relevant European Standard EN ISO 17516.
 

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

 
Description:  Organic all-over wash for babies (2-in-1 hair and body soap) in a transparent/white 250 ml plastic bottle.
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1121/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Colouring powder
 
Brand: Ayumi Naturals
 
Name: 100% Pure (Mehandi) Henna Powder
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5025042017026, Lot N0. 933 TB
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured values: 40 000 cfu/g).
If used on damaged skin, or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Brown cardboard box containing 100 g of Henna colouring powder for skin and hair.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1122/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair care product
 
Brand: Ayumi Naturals
 
Name: Shikakai Powder 100% Natural Hair Cleanser
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 5025042016111, Lot N0. 1002 TB
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured values: 2 200 000 cfu/g) and yeast and mould (measured values: 9 500 cfu/g).
If used on damaged skin, or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Cardboard box containing 100 g of powder hair cleanser.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
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

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Alert number: A12/1123/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hairdryer
 
Brand: Tek One
 
Name: Asciugacapelli professionale
 
Type / number of model:  8888
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8056324062882
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The hairdryer may catch fire during use.
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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Hairdryer with several top pieces.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1129/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: SELTY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CX-03
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
The user could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  USB charger, specification: AC110 - 240V, 50-60 Hz, 0,5A. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1132/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Car battery charger
 
Brand: Global
 
Name: HENRY
 
Type / number of model:  YH-BCP1204S
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 997882 125745
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The insulation of the current-carrying wires inside the charger is flammable.
As a result, there is an increased risk of fire during normal use of the product.

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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Car battery charger. Packaging: colorful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
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Alert number: A11/0044/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Pepco Toys
 
Name: HUG me HONEY
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0 291467 Y/B W18 SKU 29146702 ORD00149958_01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2200329146764
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the stuffing material into the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Light brown teddy bear with an attached paper label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1139/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy rabbit
 
Brand: Toy Sharing
 
Name: Plush pillow
 
Type / number of model:  Bunny 001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Plush bunny
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30

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Alert number: A11/0043/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Flextronics
 
Name: power supply
 
Type / number of model:  Model No.: A1265
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial no.: 1X027IONHZJ5
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation is not sufficient between the primary and the secondary circuits.
The user may touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  White USB charger. Packaging: transparent plastic bag
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 30