Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 41 ( Published on: 11/10/2019)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1498/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: E-Slide
 
Name: Hoverboard 6.5"
 
Type / number of model:  Model: ES655BG Reference: ES655BG-03-O-2740
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3770003825012
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit has no cut-off switch and the plastic material is flammable.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead the product to catch fire or cause burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62133, EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Hoverboard in a black cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1499/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: Ben Xing, MOT
 
Name: 6.5' Self-balancing electric scooter
 
Type / number of model:  Smart Wheel 100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8809263933917 en 1631300003393
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit has no cut-off switch and the plastic material is flammable.
The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead the product to catch fire or cause burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62133, EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Blue hoverboard in a black cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1494/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Ruth
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CF:HUX CZS 64D56 221OQ
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of the product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: 39 % by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set consisting of a pair of earrings made of silver coloured metal in a rectangular shape.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1496/19       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Plastic bottles for children
 
Brand: Contigo kids
 
Name: Kids Cleanable Water Bottle
 
Type / number of model:  1119280
 
Batch number / Barcode:  607869250814, 607869250821
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The clear silicone spout may easily become detached.
Consequently, it could detach while a child is drinking, leading the child to choke on it.
 

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

 
Description:  Set consisting of three 414 ml bottles for children.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1490/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Talento
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0496*06 Type: FJL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were produced between 29 August 2017 and 20 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An insufficient torque has been applied to the screws of the seat belt fastenings in the third row of seats.
Consequently, in the event of an accident, they may fail and increase the risk of injury.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Fiat recall code: 6242.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1491/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: X1, X2, 2
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1824, e1*2007/46*1675, e1*2007/46*1677, e1*2007/46*1676; type: F2X, F2AT, F2GT, F1X
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5.8.2016 and 8.4.2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A spherical-collar disk is missing on the tie rod end of the steering gear.
Consequently, the steering gear might break due to excessive wear, leading to a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under BMW Recall code: 0032890200
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1492/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Octavia
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e11*2007/46*0243*, e8*2007/46*0318*; type: 5E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 4 June 2019 and 7 June 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Unsuitable front-axle springs may have been fitted in the vehicle.
Consequently, the driving stability might be impaired, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Skoda recall code: 40O7 .
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1509/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A3
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 0607 *; type: 8V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between December 2013 and September 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The camshaft drive belt may not be resistant enough.
Consequently, it may break or lead to the camshaft-phaser screws to loosen up and the engine oil to leak onto the roadway, increasing the risk of accident to following traffic.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Audi Recall code: 15H3.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1497/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Helmet for mountaineers
 
Brand: La Sportiva
 
Name: Climbers Safety Helmet
 
Type / number of model:  Mulaz, Skyline
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8020647485802
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The helmet is insufficiently resistant to penetration.
Impacting rocks may penetrate the helmet, possibly causing serious head injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation) and the relevant European Standard EN 12492.
 

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

 
Description:  Black climbing helmet in a black and yellow cardboard box. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1487/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Bib
 
Brand: Ikea
 
Name: MATVRÅ Bib
 
Type / number of model:  50426920
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The button on the bib can easily come loose
A child may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.ikea.com/ro/ro/about_ikea/newsitem/retragere_MATVRA

 
Description:  Blue bib with a waterproof front.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, Norway, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1500/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby walker
 
Brand: Monsieur bébé
 
Name: Stars baby walker
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  TRO-867540 (grey), TRO-909768 (yellow), TRO-060884 (brown), TRO-514088 (black), TRO-538230 (pink)
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the product is inadequate and it may tip over during use.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 1273.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby walker packed in a cardboard box. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1493/19       
Category:  Recreational crafts
 
Product:  Motorboat
 
Brand: XO
 
Name: Cruiser
 
Type / number of model:  Cruiser
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WIM FI-XOB9A006D717
 
Risk type:  Drowning
 
The sealing compound between aluminium hull and the GRP deck may easily come off.
Consequently, water may enter the engine bracket and bilge, leading the boat to sink.

The product does not comply with the requirements of Recreational Craft Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer, Other): Ban of manufacturing, Ban of use, Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Motorboat of 9.54 m length, 2.75 m beam and a capacity of maximum 10 persons.
Country of origin:  Finland
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1504/19       
Category:  Recreational crafts
 
Product:  Personal watercraft
 
Brand: Sea-Doo
 
Name: Spark
 
Type / number of model:  Model year 2019
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Drowning, Injuries
 
The portable audio system of the product is not sufficiently fastened.
Consequently, it might detach while the watercraft is in movement and hit the driver or passenger, causing them injuries or drowning if ejected to water.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Recreational Craft and Personal Watercraft Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Personal watercraft with accessory audio mounting system.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1479/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: XangLei Toys
 
Name: Baby Rattles Series
 
Type / number of model:  N0. 209-6A1 Item N0: B1700325/209-6A1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900733499704
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product can easily break, releasing small parts.
A 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic rattle toy for babies, packed in a transparent plastic blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1480/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: HAIRDORABLES
 
Name: BIG HAIR - DON'T CARE!
 
Type / number of model:  P-1456-1, N0.001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4750000003117
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) and bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)(measured values: 28 % and 15 % 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with long brown hair. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent front part.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1481/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: SHINER TOYS
 
Name: My Little Girls
 
Type / number of model:  N0.63007
 
Batch number / Barcode:  NUMER SERII:G119237-63009-6096 , 5900949407203
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP)(measured value: 2 % by weight).
This phthalate 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Plastic doll with blond hair in blue dress. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent front part.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1482/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll on a bicycle
 
Brand: Street Bicycle
 
Name: SPORT POWER BICYCLE
 
Type / number of model:  N0.: 6568
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values: 1.00 % and 0.15 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plastic doll in pink and white tracksuit sold with a battery operated bicycle, which plays music and emits lights. The bicycle is foldable. Sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1484/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Nuvita
 
Name: Giulietta
 
Type / number of model:  Reference 7021
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of Nitrosatable substances (measured value: 2.7 mg/kg).
Nitrosatable compounds can be converted into nitrosamines, which are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure. A child can get exposed to them by putting the giraffe in the mouth.

The product does not comply with Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European Standard EN 71112.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic giraffe for young children packed in a transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1486/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: TOYS
 
Name: L.O.L. SUPRISE! CONFETTI POP
 
Type / number of model:  N0: TP18-1937
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595573019372
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The doll contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 3% 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll different in colours with accessories (plastic clothes, shoes, drinking bottle).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1488/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bubble gun with LED
 
Brand: Indy Bubbles
 
Name: Dinosaur bubbles LED
 
Type / number of model:  APJ002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  P8378
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight, Microbiological
 
The lights of the LED are too powerful and the toy contains aerobic bacteria (measured value up to: 2410 cfu/g)
If played with by children with compromised or weakened immunity, the product may cause infection or irritation. Direct viewing of the lights could damage sight.

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

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

 
Description:  Bubble gun in the form of a dinosaur with two capsules of bubble liquid packaged in a transparent plastic .
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1495/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Cute Baby, Lovely Baby
 
Type / number of model:  A102803
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920181028034
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP)(measured values: 14 %, 0,6 % and 9,9 % 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll depicting a baby, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent front part.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1501/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: Chuangli Da
 
Name: Firepower
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 814 (on product) #H12491/814B (on attached label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  902447015638, Batch no. CN-8566
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Four solders in the toy contain an excessive amount of lead (measured values up to 76.5%) and two solders contain cadmium (measured values up to 0.33% 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 gun, battery powered, packed in a carboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1505/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: PINK RABBIT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  111192, B9149
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's hooded jacket in two different fabrics (white or pink colour with black and white butterflies) with cords in the neck area. For sizes 4, 6 and 8 and without a packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1506/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dječja haljina
 
Type / number of model:  109922
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
This garment bears long functional drawstrings in the waist area.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  White dress for young children size 6 and 8 with sashes at the side. Sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1507/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Dječja haljina
 
Type / number of model:  109923
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
This garment bears long functional drawstrings in the waist area.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  White dress for young children (sizes 6,8,10) with sashes at the side. Sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1489/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Bath and shower gel
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Children's Bath & Shower gel Duck
 
Type / number of model:  Order N0 180388 Article N0 3098301
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9002422105661 9002422106804
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured values up to: 260 000 cfu/g) among which Burkholderia cepacia.
Burkholderia cepacia is resistant to antibiotics and if ingested, inhaled or touched by immunocompromised users or persons suffering cystic fibrosis, could lead to systemic infection or be fatal.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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: Retailer)

 
Description:  50 ml of yellow gel in a printed, duck-shaped plastic film.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1483/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Glue gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hot Melt Glue Gun
 
Type / number of model:  WN-A03
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains plug is too small and its pins are too thin.
Consequently, it could be partially inserted in the mains socket and the user could touch the live pins and receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Black glue gun with electric heating, sold in a plastic blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A12/1503/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor
 
Brand: TECHly
 
Name: TRAVEL UNIVERSAL ADAPTOR
 
Type / number of model:  No.502060; IPW-ADAPTER5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 057685 300095
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The dimension of the openable EUROPE plug is significantly smaller than required. Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug into the adaptor is possible. If one of the pins is inserted in a socket, the user could touch the pins of the other plug and receive an electric shock.

Furthermore, the product has a protection class II plug and therefore no earth connection.
However, an appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) may be connected to the device and would consequently not be earthed. As a consequence, live parts may be accessible.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  White universal travel adaptor without earth contacts. Packaging: blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1508/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Wake up light with radio
 
Brand:  Emerson Network (power supply), Tasikar (alarm clock)
 
Name: Alarm clock
 
Type / number of model:  JW-6639F (Alarm Clock) , S700D (Power Supply)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X000TZWYD
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The electric strength and insulation of the product is insufficient.
Consequently, when plugged into the mains the product could short-circuit increasing the risk of fire or of the user receiving an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: This product listing has been removed by Amazon, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Alarm clock with FM radio, snooze function and natural sounds and sunshine mode. The product was also sold online via Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0060/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Essential-oil diffuser
 
Brand: Nature et Découvertes
 
Name: HEVEA
 
Type / number of model:  15185410
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Suffocation
 
The knob for adjusting the essential-oil diffuser can be easily detached.
A child can be in contact with the small part, put it in the mouth and choke on it.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the LVD and the relevant standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Essential-oil diffuser which is operated by turning a small cylindrical control knob. The product is packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41

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Alert number: A11/0061/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains adaptor
 
Brand: BEMKO
 
Name: ADAPTER PL - UK
 
Type / number of model:  DFA-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 900280 920164
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product has a protection class II plug and therefore no earth connection.
However, an appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) may be connected to the device and would consequently not be earthed. As a consequence, live parts may be accessible.
The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  White travel plug adaptor „Adapter Pl - UK”. Packaging: blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/0113/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Anti-fungal spray
 
Brand: Evterpа
 
Name: Anti-fungal lotion on the skin
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot. EV01052018 Exp Date 12.2021
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the ingredients list and product information file, the product contains boric acid (declared value: 0.05%), which releases boron.
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health by damaging the reproductive system or the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Green plastic bottle with spray nozzle and a transparent plastic cap containing 50 ml of anti fungal solution. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1502/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Volvo Trucks
 
Name: FH, FM
 
Type / number of model:  2MD3C, 2MH3C, 2MU3C, VTU3RDE, VTY3R, VTR3RDE, VTL3RDE, VTL3T, VTR3R, VTA3TDE, Type-approval numbers: e11*2007/46*3086, e11*2007/46*3087,e11*2007/46*3261, e11*2007/46*3262, e11*2007/46*3263, e11*2007/46*3446, e11*2007/46*3264, e1*NKS*0053, e11*2007/46*3265, e11*2007/46*3445,, e1*NKS*0051, e1*NKS*0056, e1*2007/46*1444, e1*2007/46*1445, e1*NKS*0058 Types: VTA3T, VTA3R, VTG3T, VTJ3T, VTJ3R, VT23R, VT43R, VT43RDE, VTV3R, VTS3T, VT2R3, VTT3R, VTL3T, VTL3R, VTR3R, 2MN3C, 2MC3C, e11*2008/46*3266, e11*2007/46*3088, e1*2007/46*1444, e1*2007/46*1443, e1*2007/46*1445, e1*2007/46*0979, e1*2007/46*0967, e1*2007/46*0968, e1*2007/46*0970, e1*2007/46*1149, e1*NKS*0054, e1*2007/46*141
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 2018 and 2019 are affected. The recall is being carried out under the code: C0085.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Automatic brake adjuster in the brake-caliper housing may not work.
As a result, the braking performance is impaired when the parking brake is operated or when the service brake is applied.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 41
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Slovenia, Sweden