Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 35 ( Published on: 30/08/2019)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1281/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Screen cleaner
 
Brand: Monster
 
Name: Screen Clean 3.0
 
Type / number of model:  MC CLNKIT LG V2 WW 129119-00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05064476157
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI)(measured values: 0,0066% and 0,0023%).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.
 

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

 
Description:  Screen cleaning product in a blue container packed in a white plastic box.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1299/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Glue
 
Brand: AITE COOL
 
Name: SUPER GLUE
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6915000100107
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of Chloroform (measured concentration 37% in weight).
Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Glue in a yellow-black tube, supplied in a cardboard with transparent plastic cover.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1300/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  LED string light
 
Brand: Rice
 
Name: LED String Light Mini Globes
 
Type / number of model:  262244
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5708315165678
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The cable in the light string contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: up to 0.49 % by weight).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  LED string light with small globes made of hard, white plastic. The cable is covered with transparent plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1305/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED driver
 
Brand: V-TAC
 
Name: LED DRIVER
 
Type / number of model:  VT-1500
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800230625526
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the creepage distance between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  LED driver, sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1280/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Movano
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0362*24, e1*2007/46*0579*12; types: MR, MW
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 May 2018 and 11 July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear axle nuts may not have been tightened to the correct torque.
This could impair the driving stability, 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.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1282/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: M5, X5, X7, 7, 8
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1828*00, e1*2007/46*1918, e1*2007/46*1952, e1*2007/46*0276, e1*2007/46*1906; types: F5LM, G5X, G7X, 7L, G8C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 18 July 2018 and 24 June 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Due to inadequate screwing the high-pressure pump could become detached and fuel may leak out.
This could lead to engine failure and to 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 BMW recall code: 0013090300.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/1283/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: S 1000 RR
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*168/2013*00091; type: 2R99
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between September 2018 and March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Some of the supply and return pipes of the oil cooler were incorrectly moulded.
As a result, the oil hose may become detached from the fitting and oil may leak out, increasing the risk of an accident and fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle under BMW recall code: 0000170500.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1287/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Tiguan
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0450*; type: 5N
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 4 and 14 February 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing defect, the left-hand front seat (in the direction of travel) may develop cracks on the right-hand side of the seat frame/seat pan.
Cracks may affect the strength of the seat's structure which could cause the seatback to collapse in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury for passengers.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under VW recall code: 72J5.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1288/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1885*00-03; type: H1GLE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 June 2018 and 25 April 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A small opening may have been melted into the floor due to incorrect welding of a weld stud. Consequently, water may ingress into the right-hand side of the vehicle's interior/footwell.
As a result, various electrical contacts (including for the internal combustion engine, the lighting and the windscreen wipers) could then become wet. This could affect their functioning, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 6190203.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1301/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Scooter
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Burgman 200
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*168/2013*00039*01; type: WC90
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 August 2017 and 4 January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Certain riveted joints may be defective due to a manufacturing error.
As a result, the rear belt pulley may break and the rear wheel may lock, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Scooter under Suzuki recall code: 97EV.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1302/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Karoq, Kodiaq
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e8*2007/46*0272*, e8*2007/46*0249*; types: NU, NS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible development of cracks in the mounting of the driver’s seat.
This can reduce its protective function in case of an accident, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Skoda recall code: 72J6.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Ireland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1303/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler
 
Name: Wrangler,Challenger,Charger,Dakota,RAM,300,300C
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2001/116*0116*18; type: JK (Jeep Wrangler); Individual approval (Dodge: Challenger, Charger, Dakota, RAM; Chrysler: 300, 300C)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 April 2009 and 17 September 2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag may cause uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated.
As a result, small metal particles can be released, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Jeep/Dodge/Chrysler recall code: V01.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1304/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-Klasse, Vito
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0457*19, e1*2007/46*0458*14; types: 639/2, 639/4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 January 2019 and 9 April 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screw connections of front swivel seat consoles could be defective.
This may lead to an increased risk of injury in the event 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: VS2DREKONS (9190256).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1289/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  N0: 986-3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy can easily break, releasing small parts (plastic eggs).
A small child may 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Plastic push-along toy in the shape of a duck, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1292/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: DONGFA TOYS
 
Name: COMBAT GUN 3
 
Type / number of model:  DF-9218B (on the box) N:152537 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8584156152537 (on the label)
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The emission sound-pressure level of the toy is too high.
If the toys are used close to the ear, they could cause damage to hearing.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun with sound and light effects, powered by 3 AA batteries. Different accessories are included. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1293/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Finger flickers toy
 
Brand: BJ Toys
 
Name: Finger Flickers
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  420901BJ
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The battery compartment can be easily opened without the use of any tools, leaving button cell batteries accessible.
A child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  3 light up fibre optic 'Finger Flickers', each containing three button cell batteries, in a plastic packaging with cardboard backing. The product was (also) sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1294/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with suction cup
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plüss kabala figurák
 
Type / number of model:  A-20094
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6956520200946
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
Small parts (plastic nose, eyes and suction cup) may be easily detached from the toy. In addition, the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
The suction cup contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 40% by weight).
A small child may put the detached element or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke on them. At the same time, this phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Purple, soft teddy bear with suction cup, black plastic eyes and brown nose decorated with a textile heart. The teddy bear has a checkered ribbon around its neck.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1295/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: The undersea world - BRAVE NEW WORLD
 
Type / number of model:  Q887T3H540K30
 
Batch number / Barcode:  GTIN 8598871 800000
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains an excessive amount of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 4.6% by weight).
The phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Mermaid doll, 20 cm tall, long pink hair, wearing a bikini top. The lower part of the body is a fish tail. Face painted with unnaturally large eyes. The doll is in a display box with a pink plastic bottle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1296/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby toy
 
Brand: Millaminis
 
Name: My First Car
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595615215076, Sheep and goat 8595615215106, Dog 8595615215090
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy can release small parts.
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Baby toy in different shapes, attached to a cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1297/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloon with LED light
 
Brand: Lelukulma
 
Name: LED ilmapalloa
 
Type / number of model:  TP-506681 -201182
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6412167004953
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The toy can easily break, causing the button batteries and LED light to become accessible.
A child may put them in the mouth, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Five balloons in a plastic bag with cartoon banner.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1298/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: НОВО CAFEI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (stones) can easily be detached.
A small child can put them in the mouth and choke.


 

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

 
Description:  Children's clothing set (T-Shirt and trousers) designed for children aged 1-2 years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1285/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eyelash growth serum
 
Brand: Delia COSMETICS
 
Name: My WOW Lashes
 
Type / number of model:  W-002868-000-EX O-014419-00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0280JM, 5901350474716
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the label the product contains the active substance bimatoprost, which should be used under supervision of an ophthalmologist.
Use of the product could result in ocular and ophthalmic side-effects and it should not be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women, as it may affect the child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Eyelash enhancing serum in a 3 ml plastic tube and packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1286/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eyelash growth serum
 
Brand: MoLash
 
Name: Eyelash serum
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  04.2021-01, 5904730851053
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the label the product contains the active substance bimatoprost, which should be used under supervision of an ophthalmologist.
Use of the product could result in ocular and ophthalmic side-effects and it should not be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women, as it may affect the child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Eyelash growth set consisting of serum and eyeliner.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1284/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer
 
Brand: SAEDAY / DELI
 
Name: Hair Dryer
 
Type / number of model:  RCT-3900
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 927723 939001
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The distance between the heater and the safety grille is less than required. The hair dryer does not have a thermal cut-out device. The plastic material of the casing is combustible.
The user may touch the live parts and receive an electric shock. The hair dryer can overheat and catch fire during use causing burns to the user.

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): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Black, electric hair dryer with two airflow and temperature regimes and with two narrow nozzles. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1290/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: DOUBLE USB AC ADAPTER; AC Charger With USB Slot
 
Type / number of model:  YJY-8802
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 91400 56892 6
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  White double USB charger. Packaging: transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35

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Alert number: A12/1291/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor set
 
Brand: delight
 
Name: TRAVEL ADAPTER
 
Type / number of model:  Product code: 55200
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 055610 824602
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
One plug pin can be inserted into the adaptors, leaving the other live plug pin accessible.
The user could touch live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  White plastic socket adaptors without earth contacts. Packaging: blister box containing 4 units.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom