Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 40 ( Published on: 04/10/2019)
Notification A12/1154/19 has been temporarily withdrawn from report 2019-31 of 02-08-2019 at the request of the notifying authority while waiting for the results of new tests on the product.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1454/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: Xin Yonghong
 
Name: MULTIFUNCTION STAGE FLAME LAMP
 
Type / number of model:  A699 (on the packaging), 96432 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 686860 096432
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The plastic part of the plug of the lamp is made of combustible material, and the lamp cover can be removed easily. Therefore, live parts may become accessible.
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external wires is too small and the wires may overheat. User may consequently suffer burns or the product may cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  A metal gold rechargeable, portable camping LED lamp with flame-light, reflector and colourful mood lighting function, which can be operated directly from the mains. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1456/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: DONGCHENZHIXIN (DC)
 
Name: MAGIC COOL CAMPING LIGHTS / kemping lámpa
 
Type / number of model:  DC-5808T-1; 1201047
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 000012 010471
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external wire is too small and they may overheat. The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port is inadequate.
Consequently the user could receive an electric shock or suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60598 and EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Metal gold, rechargeable, portable camping LED lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the built-in solar module (1W+6LED+3 COLOR LED). The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1465/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: Master III X62
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46/0016 ext 32 to 33 (Type MA); e2*2007/46*0019 ext 28 to 29 (Type MB); e2*2007/46*0017 ext 21 to 22 (Type MC); e2*2007/46*0022 ext 23 to 24 (Type ML); , e2*2007/46*0047 ext 26 to 27 (Type VA); e2*2007/46*0049 ext 29 to 30 (Type VB); e2*2007/46*0048 ext 16 to 17 (Type VC); e2*2007/46*0050 ext 24 to 25 (Type VD); e2*2007/46*0021 ext 15 to 16 (Type VE)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured at the Batilly factory between 30 March and 11 July 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The suspension brackets of the right rear leaf spring are not tightened to the required torque.
As a result, the brackets may become loose, causing incorrect wheel alignment of the rear axle and 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 Renault recall code: OCYP.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1466/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: SL
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*98/14*0169*26-29, e1*2001/116*0248*13-14 types: 230, 230 AMG; series: BR 231
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 20 March and 22 November 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The passenger airbag may not have been sewn together in accordance with the specifications. As a result, the seam at the edges can rip open when it is deployed.
This may compromise the airbag's restraining effect in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of an injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 9193002.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1472/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008 II
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0534*09, e2*2007/46*0534*11; VIN range: VF3MJEHZRKS258555 to VF3MJEHZRKS262193
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 and 29 May 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The lower part of the seatbelt on the backseats may not be attached.
This will impair the seatbelt's restraining function, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a collision.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code: JQY.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1473/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: NV300
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0154*; type: E4, 4;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 and 14 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing defect in the fuel tank, fuel may leak out onto the road.
This can pose a risk to the following traffic or, if an ignition source is present, can increase the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Nissan recall code: PN9B9
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1474/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: 3 series
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1947, e1*2007/46*2017; type: G3L, G3K
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 June and 1 August 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The head restraint interlock of the rear center seat may not have been
welded sufficiently to the head restraint support rod bracket and could break.
This could cause an inadvertent folding down of the head restraint in case of a rear impact, increasing the risk of an injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under BMW recall code: 0052910100.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1475/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A3, Q2
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1552***, e1*2007/46*0607***; types: GA, 8V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 17 February and 1 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The headrest fitting on the rear seats may be defective.
As a result, the support and protection provided by the headrest in the event of an accident could be impaired, increasing the risk of an injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Audi recall code: 72I5.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1448/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: BORGI (on the packaging)/YD (on the product)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Homologation number: E9 27R034054 Model: KL-D7 (on the product)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8592038101023
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the warning triangle is inadequate.
Consequently the triangle could easily overturn and oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard ECE27.
 

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:  Foldable warning triangle for motor vehicles, packed in a red plastic case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1451/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Homologation number: E11 27R043555
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8586017592353
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the triangle in the presence of wind is inadequate.
Consequently the triangle could easily overturn and oncoming vehicles would not be warned of the presence of an obstacle, increasing the risk of accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard ECE27.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable warning triangle for motor vehicles, packed in a red plastic case.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1453/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Hot water bottle
 
Brand: VERSA HOME
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  10920080
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8420327412003
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The seams of the hot water bottle may easily tear open when in use.
The rubber bottle can therefore leak hot water and cause burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant Standard BS 1970.
 

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

 
Description:  Rubber hot-water bottle with a soft-toy cover shaped to resemble a reindeer.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1477/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: Hedkase Limited
 
Name: Epicurist
 
Type / number of model:  Hedkase Epicurist
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected helmets were manufactured between 26 October 2015 and 15 October 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ECE homologation number is not indelibly marked on the visor, indicating it may not have been constructed to the specification and is possibly unsafe.
There is a serious risk of eye injury if a rock or small object were to impact the visor at high speed.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle helmet under Hedkase Limited recall code: RCOMP/2019/005.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1478/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: Hedkase Limited
 
Name: Heroine Racer
 
Type / number of model:  Hedkase Heroine Racer
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected helmets were manufactured between 14 May 2017 and 10 December 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ECE homologation number is not indelibly marked on the visor, indicating it may not have been constructed to the correct specification and is possibly unsafe.
There is a risk of serious eye injury if a rock or small object were to impact the visor at high speed.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle helmet under Hedkase Limited recall code: RCOMP/2019/002.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1476/19       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Salon Roger Fireworks
 
Name: Trueno
 
Type / number of model:  Detonante #4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch N0: 2017-SAL-1, 43F365/055/17
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level of the fireworks is too high.
Excessive noise levels may cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 16263.
 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks, sold in a cardboard box containing 10 pieces.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1442/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: AnnieBaby
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM N0: K328A K328B K373A HK373A YK373A K373B HK373B YK373B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920728206628
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value over 20 % 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll depicting a baby with clothes packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1443/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Street chalk
 
Brand: kik
 
Name: Straßenkreide
 
Type / number of model:  Order 1046867
 
Batch number / Barcode:  10468676241000059
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
There is an excessive migration of lead from the yellow and red chalk (measured value up to 36.8 mg/kg).
Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neurotoxicity, particularly in the case of children.
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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  15 pieces of chalk in a cardboard box with window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A12/1446/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wood pencil set
 
Brand: Stenzer
 
Name: Stenzer Buntstifte, 12er-Pack
 
Type / number of model:  Order N0: 205824/00 190923/00-/07
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2000005715846 2000004837440
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Health risk / other
 
There is an excessive migration of lead from the lead and coating of the pencils (measured values up to: 1442 mg/kg).
A child using the pencils could put one in the mouth and suck on it and become exposed to lead. Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects to which children are particularly sensitive.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://woolworth.de/fileadmin/media/downloads/Rueckrufe/Rueckruf_Stenzer_Buntstifte_12er-Pack_September_2019.pdf

 
Description:  12 coloured pencils in a cardboard box with viewing window
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1447/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Play gym frame
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  POP-MFG012
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The foot of the frame of the toy can detach, generating small parts.
As a consequence, a small child may put it 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: Bringing the product into compliance  (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Wooden educational gym frame for babies.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1455/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Coloured pencil set
 
Brand: Scented
 
Name: Color pencil 10 pcs
 
Type / number of model:  HKN1O03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6416570028575
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The banana-scented colour pencil contains eugenol (measured value: 0,05 %), which use in toys is prohibited.
Eugenol is a sensitizing fragrance and could trigger allergic reactions.

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

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

 
Description:  Pencil set consisting of 10 scented colour pencils packed in a cardboard package with a window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1458/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's backpack
 
Brand: Comfysall
 
Name: Anti-lost Kids Backpack
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X000Q7S273
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation, Suffocation
 
Small parts (button and zip tag) of the product can be easily detached.

A small child might put one of them in the mouth and choke.
Additionally the fabric in the back panel of the bag is impermeable to air and the plastic in which is delivered is too thin. If any of them would be put against the nose and mouth of the child, it would lead to asphyxiation.

Furthermore, the fixed loops in the product are too big. Consequently a child might put the head in it and be strangled.

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

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

 
Description:  Backpack in pink fabric with blue spots and yellow straps and a soft white rabbit head and feet. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1459/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Inflatable airplane swim ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X000UVHAM3
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured values at least: 1.0 % and 0.6% by weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system and liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Inflatable swim ring in the shape of a jet aeroplane sold in a clear plastic bag. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1460/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Mega Creative
 
Name: Beauty Mermaid Magic
 
Type / number of model:  INDEX 339614 (on attached label) N0.1806 (on packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902012747445
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31 % 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:  Plastic doll depicting a mermaid with a pink plastic seahorse sold in a plastic blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1461/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy fishing set
 
Brand: Toys Funny
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM N0. HWA1026865 FACTORY ITEM N0. 777-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907308413288
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the ducks contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17 % 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:  Plastic fishing set consisting of a fishing rod, three butterflies and three yellow ducks. It is sold in a plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1462/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden train set
 
Brand: Playbees
 
Name: Wooden Train Set
 
Type / number of model:  date of manufacture: 12/2017
 
Batch number / Barcode:  700358200717
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
Small parts with a high magnetic flux (carriage buffers) can easily be detached from the toy.
If a small child puts the small magnet in the mouth, it could lead to choking. If the small magnet and other metallic objects are swallowed, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Wooden train set in a brown box. The product was also sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1471/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: Yu Huang Toys
 
Name: Grzechotka
 
Type / number of model:  U977T
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901811106439
 
Risk type:  Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The product has two protruding pieces which are too long and the sound level is too high.
When playing with the toy or if put it in the mouth, a small child could get injured or choke on it. If the toy is used close to the ear, it could cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic rattle toy packaged in foil bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1444/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Childrens' sandals
 
Brand: IMAC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article N0: 490 5522 0030
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3504749055220030
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather of the straps contains an excessive amount of chromium VI (measured value: 9 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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Children's sandals in pink, white and silver colours, with a Velcro fastening on a gold-colour metal insert and an upper with two glitter stars. The sole has glitter. Sample size 35. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Tunisia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1445/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Childrens' sandals
 
Brand: IMAC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article N0: 49025280011
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2904749025280011
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather of the straps contains an excessive amount of chromium VI (measured value: 6 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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Grey and pink coloured children's sandals with two straps, each with a Velcro fastener, with a silver-printed leather insole. Sample size 29. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Tunisia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1449/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: DR MODA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2777
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The dress contains long functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back area.
The cords can become trapped during activities of the child and cause serious 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 sleeve dress in blue/white stripes, intended for 6 years old girls.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1450/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s blouse
 
Brand: Asida
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  5214
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product contains decorative cords to be tied at the back area.
The cords can become trapped during activities of the child and cause serious 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:  Blouse in white colour with a girl's face sketch on it. This garment is intended for 8 years old girls and bears decorative cords at the lower back area.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1467/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: Super Brother Boy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0730 TU
 
Batch number / Barcode:  LN-6991-3168322128554 - 316822188558 - 3168322248559 - 3168322308550 – 3168322368554
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys' sweatshirt in yellow and blue colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1468/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: Vanity Chic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0833 BA - Article: ZF-5553
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3167989048557 - 3167989068555 - 3167989088553 - 3167989108558 – 3167989128556
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains decorative cords and drawstrings with free ends in the waist area.
These cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ tracksuit with hood, trousers and top.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1469/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: MG Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0730 TU -Article: GM-7120
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3167767188550 - 3167767368556
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a decorative cord in the lower back area of the jacket which is too long.
It may become trapped during various activities, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Girl’s tracksuit, with hood, trousers and top.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1470/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: XOUT Jeans
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0710 CB - Article: SF1435
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3168093102197-3168093122195-3168093142193
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains drawstring with free ends in the neck area.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt with a hood.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1457/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: hoco.
 
Name: DUAL USB CHARGER
 
Type / number of model:  C12 SMART DUAL USB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6957531047759
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient.
Consequently the accessible USB ports could become live, leading to receive an electric shock if touched by the user.

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): 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

 
Description:  White plastic charger with two USB ports with an output of 5V and 2.4 A each. The product is sold in a printed cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1463/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Dishwasher
 
Brand: Cooke & Lewis
 
Name: Freestanding Slimline Dishwasher
 
Type / number of model:  CLDW451W-C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  '5052931055623
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Water vapour from normal use may access the power supply components and over time, through repeated exposure, degrade these components such that resistance increases in them.
This may lead to excessive heat and potential fire.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  White freestanding dishwasher.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland
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Alert number: INFO/0107/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Belly button ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The ring releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 10.7 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: Retailer)

 
Description:  Navel ring consisting of three connected light blue rhinestones on a metal base.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: INFO/0108/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Air Drying Modelling Clay
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the yellow clay is too high (measured value: 1777 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Air drying modelling clays of different colours. Marketed for parents to make keepsakes of the imprints on their baby's hands and feet. The product could also be used by children in play. The product was also sold online (i.e. via eBAY).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: INFO/0109/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Hanging plastic doll
 
Brand: L&H Zabawki
 
Name: Blyskotka
 
Type / number of model:  801032
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900718010320
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0,36 % 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: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Plastic doll depicting an angel with wings and dresses in different colours. It has a string which enables it to be hanged. Sold in a plastic foil bag containing 6 units.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: INFO/0110/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: L&H Zabawki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6426450268083
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17 % 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: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Plastic baby depicting a sleeping baby dressed in a panda bear costume. Sold without packaging with a label attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: INFO/0111/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: L&H Zabawki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6426450267482
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the suction cup contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31 % 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: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Plush teddy bear with suction cup attached. No packaging, label attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40
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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1452/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Grain drier
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pedrotti grain dryer
 
Type / number of model:  250M
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Access to dangerous moving parts of machinery is possible when interlocked guard replaced wrong way round.
There is a very high risk of fatal injury from contact with moving parts if a person places head/upper body in resulting opening.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Users to modify defect, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Distributor, Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Agricultural batch process grain dryer
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1464/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Vertical, multi-purpose, 6-axis machining centre
 
Brand: BRETON
 
Name: MAXIMA 2000 K60
 
Type / number of model:  1744-0002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Matricule 53114
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The machinery can be separated into two working areas. As not all the machinery can be seen from the control station, operators are exposed to the risk associated with moving parts . During cleaning, operators are required to be in the vicinity of the axes of the machinery and the machining table whilst they are supplied with power.
There is a risk of crushing or of mechanical or electrical shocks.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive .
 

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

 
Description:  Machining centre designed for milling and turning operations for large items.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 40