Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 5 ( Published on: 05/02/2010)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0145/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Sleeping bag - Firestorm 300 Junior Sleeping Bag
 
Brand: SunnCamp
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SB 1009
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the dark blue thermal collar inside the sleeping bag was found to yield 75 mg/kg of the azo-colourant 3,3’- dimethoxybenzidine.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Junior "mummy"-shaped sleeping bag supplied in a bag. Colours: black/blue
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0158/10       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Glass teapot warmer
 
Brand: WMF
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Serial No: 6116301153,
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 

The product poses a risk of burns because due to its design it can overheat during use.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Glass and metal tealight teapot warmer
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0148/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain of 50 Miniature Light Bulbs For Interior Use
 
Brand: Reilalfor
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 81050101 (4.5m)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the cable and the terminals are not properly secured,

- it is not protected against humidity which could occur during normal use,

- the electrical insulation resistance is not sufficient.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Lighting chain of 50 miniature light bulbs sold in a plastic blister package with a label printed on the packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0149/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain - Multi Function. Rice Light. 100l
 
Brand: YMJ
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Bar code: 6965770414211
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cable is not anchored properly, the cable section is too small, and the plug is not of the correct dimensions.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 lamps packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0159/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain - Miniluces 180
 
Brand: Meilijia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 4579;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8600006945798
 
Risk type:  Fire
 

The product poses a risk of fire because the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is too small and the cable could overheat.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Lighting chain in a blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0161/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All terrain vehicles (ATV) - Outlander and Renegade
 
Brand: Can-am
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model name: Outlander and Renegade, model year: 2010. Model number: 2LAC, SLAD, 2MAC, 2PAC, 2PAE, 2PAF, 2SAD, 2SAE, 2UAC, 2XAC, 2XAC, 2XAD, 5FAF, 5JAB AND 5NAA.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because an electrical short circuit to ground of the DPS (Dynamic Power Steering) may occur. This can cause the vehicle to suddenly steer left on its own and in some situations the operator could lose control of the vehicle.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Recall concerns models built during the summer and autumn of 2009.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Portugal, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0164/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - AYGO / iQ / Yaris / Auris / Corolla / Verso / Avensis / RAV4
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AYGO (Feb 2005 – Aug 2009), Auris (Oct 2006 – 5 Jan 2010), Avensis (Nov 2008 – Dec 2009), Corolla (Oct 2006 – Dec 2009), RAV4 (Nov 2005 – Nov 2009), Verso (Feb 2009 – 5 Jan 2010), Yaris (Nov 2005 – Sep 2009), iQ (Nov 2008 – Nov 2009)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries because there is a possibility that the accelerator pedal mechanism may, in rare instances, mechanically stick in a partially depressed position or return slowly to the idle position.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  The precise number of involved units is still under investigation, but may reach up to 1.8 million vehicles. Unknown
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Norway, Germany, Iceland, United Kingdom, Malta, Estonia, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Greece, Sweden, Hungary, Austria, Ireland, Latvia, Slovenia, Portugal, Finland

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Alert number: 0146/10       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Hot water bottle
 
Brand: Tiger
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0200020001050, 0200020001067, 0200020001074, 0200020004037, 0200020004044, 8714302310751, 8714302310799
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of scalding as, due to a manufacturing defect, it may burst during use.



Six incidents reported.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Hot-water bottles made of rubber with a knitted cover in five different colours. A brown bottle with a pink heart, a pink bottle with a red heart, a red bottle with a white cross, red bottle with a white heart and a black bottle with a skull and crossbones.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland, Sweden

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Alert number: 0160/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby walker
 
Brand: TAŞPINAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 697781 500014, Code No TKY 101
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because

- it has edges with a radius of less than 2 mm,

- there are moving parts with a distance between them of less than 12 mm,

- there is only one locking mechanism which can be released with only one action with an applied force of less than 50 N,

- it can be folded without the usage of a tool,

- the attached toys and the seat break easily.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1273.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Destruction of the products by the importer ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Baby-walker for children up to the age of 6 months and up to 12 kg. Year of production – 2008. The baby-walker is plastic, with a textile seat and metal foldable construction. There is a caption on the product: TAŞPINAR, a label attached with some instructions in a foreign language and warnings, as well as some information about the manufacturer, article, year of production, bar code. The product is in a transparent nylon packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0127/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun - Pistolet 8 coups
 
Brand: Ferry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  7014/15005531A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 

The product poses a risk of burns because when used with eight-shot caps for toys, this toy produces flames and white-hot parts. There is no indication concerning the marking and the model of percussion caps with which this gun can be used.


The products do not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Gun in blister/cardboard packaging (15 cm x 18 cm)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0129/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun - Révolver 8 coups métal + silencieux PM
 
Brand: Ferry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2268/8001BNS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 

The product poses a risk of burns because if it is used with eight-shot ring caps, flames are produced and some parts become hot enough to glow. There is no indication concerning the marking and the model of percussion caps with which this gun can be used.


The products do not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Revolver and silencer in blister pack (15 cm x 18 cm).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0131/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Hopping ball - Skippy Ball, Magic Hopper
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN-Code: 8 711252 441696.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic contains 40.4% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).


According to REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Orange-coloured hopping ball with clown’s face; made of soft plastic, with handle; approximate diameter 55 cm; valve.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0142/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll - Pop Leonie Large
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyes of the doll detach easily and could be swallowed.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Soft filled doll, blue dress, brown shoes, blond string hair in two ponytails.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0143/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy inflatable chair
 
Brand: Disney Princess
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN code 8711197140876; C 14087; 040900
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains:
DINP 0.8% in the valve,

DINP 37.2% in the armrest,

DIDP 2.1 % in the armrest.


According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Inflatable chair, 100% PVC material 66 x 45 (h) cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0144/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Water toys - Fashy Badetier Seal and Fashy Badetier Turtle
 
Brand: Fashy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Fashy Badetier model 8218
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The products pose a chemical risk because:

- Fashy Badetier Seedog (seal) model contains 38.3% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in valve and 40.5% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 1.4% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP) in the plastic,

- Fashy Badetier Schildkrote (Turtle) model 8218 contains 33.9% of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the valve and 41.1% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP) in the plastic.


According to REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Two water toys - one in the shape of an orange seal with a yellow ball; the other, a green turtle with red spots on the shell.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0150/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy helicopter - Push And Pull Creative Helicopter Happily
 
Brand: Hanglei Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410040310; Model : 2059 – Megatoys 9156036
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break releasing small parts that could be swallowed.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Red toy helicopter made of hard plastic. The toy has a long green handle that allows the child to pull and push it along. The toy is packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0151/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Musical mobile - Baby Play Set
 
Brand: Mei Lin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291410053013; Model: 2934 – Megatoys 9223274
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break, releasing small parts that could be swallowed.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Musical, rotating hard plastic toy to be hung above a crib or cot with a sound-emitting unit. The toy contains 4 rattles resembling panda bears and 1 cord. All the figures hang by a thin pink cord. The packaging is cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0157/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy - Stuffed soft toy-Worm
 
Brand: Dony
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of choking, suffocation and injuries because the hard plastic piece (one eye) can be easily detached and a shell hole opened. Moreover the styrofoarm filling, which fits entirely into the small parts cylinder, can be made accessible.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Stuffed soft toy in the form of a centipede with ten feet made from pink, green and yellow elastic nylon fabric. Eyes are made of white hard plastic with black pupils. Nose and antennae have beads on the top and are made of flexible cardboard, covered with nylon. Toy content: body - fine-cut polystyrene foam pellets, feet and legs - synthetic fibres. Toy dimensions – 575 x 260 x 230 mm, toy weight - 224.0 g. The toy is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0128/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's raincoat
 
Brand: Busquets
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Product numbers and bar codes: 1. ES-A-08202996, 75.600.5040,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 422829238433; 2. EC-A-08202996,75.600.05540.0, barcode: 8 22829287288; 3. EC-A-08202996, 75.600.05530.0, barcode: 8 42282928727; 4. EC-A-08202996, 75.601.05540.0, barcode: 8 22829287332; 5. ES-A-08202996, 75.601.05530.0, barcode: 8 422829287325.
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s raincoat for ages 2 and 4 years old; with functional cords in the hood, length from 8 to 13 cm, material: PVC. There are figures of animals, flowers, numbers and a boy with a ball on the front.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0130/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's overall - Mickey loves Minnie
 
Brand: Geomat
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 41.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s overalls – cosmonaut GEOMAT, intended for children aged 7. The product has a hood with functional cords with knots at the ends; each cord is 10 cm long. On the front there is a Mickey Mouse appliqué with inscription: "Mickey Loves Minnie". The overalls fasten with two zips. The product is packed in a plastic bag. <b>This product is counterfeit.</b>
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0132/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Burberry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirt intended for children up to 7 years of age, with checked hood and functional cords, red-coloured, embroidery and a caption: "Burberry" on the front part and on the cords. <b>This product is counterfeit.</b>
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0133/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Сoconudina
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code 8140003, 5421, felpa 307B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirt intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a hood and functional cords, embroidery on the front part "Сoconudina” and ribbons, as well as decorative cords on the pockets (300 mm long), pink colour, with labels in a foreign language, 80% cotton, 20% polyester.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0134/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: Misil baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  317685100003
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck area.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Two-part children’s outfit: printed t-shirt with low-cut back and cords with loose ends to be tied around the neck, and shorts, intended for children up to the age of 7. Labels attached with the following information: 80% cotton, 20% wiskon, size, origin: Turkey, barcode: 317685100003.The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0135/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: Universal
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. n° М101
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s sleeveless jacket intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a hood with functional cords, an embroidered caption on the front part: ”Happy” and some other embroideries. There is a label with the caption: "Universal”, Art. No М101, contents: 65% cotton, polyester 35%, origin: China, different colours. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0136/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Xin Yi Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Х -021, Х -018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s two-part jogging suit intended for children up to 7 years of age – sweatshirt with a hood and cords in the hood area, pink colour, appliqué – teddy bear and a heart on the front, small stuck-on elements, captions and embroideries on the front part and the back, card label with the inscription "Xin Yi Fashion" style - Х - 021, size-5, contents: cotton 90%, polyester 10%
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0137/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket - Voguetide
 
Brand: Newness
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No 9953, Code 13978
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Boy’s anoraks, intended for children up to the age of 7, with elastic cords in the hood. The jackets are in grey-black colour range, 100% polyester, with a textile label bearing the inscriptions: ”Voguetide”, Art. No 9953, Code 13978, origin: China. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0138/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket - Baby
 
Brand: Fashion baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s jacket intended for children up to 7 years of age with a hood and functional cords with plastic stoppers and caption "Baby", label with an inscription: "Fashion baby" and information about the manufacturer – China, 50% cotton, 50% polyester.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0139/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set - Stretch
 
Brand: Iana
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No АО 5122211014, barcode 2800003761469
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings exceeding the permitted length (705 mm, where the maximum allowed is 140 mm).


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  A children's outfit comprising trousers and a cross-over cardigan with cords to tie it at the side. Intended for children up to 7 years, with labels and information: composition: 45% cotton, 45% poliacryle and 10% elastane.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0140/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tracksuit
 
Brand: Raman
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  L-929
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and waist area.


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


 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Two-part children’s tracksuit intended for children up to the age of 7. The trousers contain cords at the waist and the sweatshirt has functional cords in the hood. Embroidered captions and images on the front part: "SMG BRAND, RULE, SMALL GANG" and labels with information: brand name, origin and materials used - 80% cotton, 20% polyester, Art. No L-929, The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0141/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's suit in two parts - Winter Friends
 
Brand: Silver Sun
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Two-part children’s suit intended for children up to the age of 7: an overall and a jacket with a hood and functional cords and a caption on the outer side: „Winter friends” and appliqués of a penguin, some snowflakes and a snowman in a light blue colour. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0152/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Mackays
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirt, with a hood and functional cords, with captions: on the front "Mackays 86 boys" and an emblem; on the hood: 1986_2. There is a label attached containing information about the contents: 100% cotton, origin and size. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0153/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Nim
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s outfit – trousers and a sweatshirt with functional cords in the hood with an appliqué depicting flowers and butterfly on the front and an inscription “Butterfly”. Labels are attached containing the information: „Nim baby collection”, 100% cotton and information about: Import from Turkey, composition 100% cotton. The products are offered without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0154/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Newpage
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  H-1048.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck area.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Clothing set intended for children of 7 years of age. Skirt with green decorative stones, blouse with long sleeves with decorative stones glued to the collar and a short jacket with strings sewn in the neck area. The products are offered without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0155/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Sevenhill
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Barcode 8698482848764, code 539FB2504А, 111838
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirt manufactured from quilted knitted fabric for children up to 7 years, with hood with functional cords.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0156/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' boots - Sexy cuissardes dentelles
 
Brand: Sweet Days
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SW7828.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 500 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF).


Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer, recall from consumers and destruction of remaining stock. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Black, thigh-length boots, made of synthetic material (artificial leather) with lace trim at top and high heels.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0162/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s anorak
 
Brand: J.S.J.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. JSJ-9088
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s anorak intended for children up to the age of 7, with a hood and functional cords, pockets 2 pcs. There are labels attached and sewn to the product with the following information in a foreign language: J.SJ, Collection Wear, New Style, girls, 65% cotton and 35% polyester, size 4, 5, 6 , 7.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0126/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Herbal henna - Moon Star Herbal Henna brown
 
Brand: Moon Star
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8906003771010.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.56% of p-phenylenediamine and 0.64% of o-Aminophenol.


The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Herbal henna. Green foil bag and yellow foil bag in cardboard outer packaging (6 bags of 10g = 60g).
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5

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Alert number: 0147/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Nail polish - Fairwind Nail Polish 18 coral
 
Brand: Marabu Cosmetic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  260064957757, batch No 190203.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.5% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Glass bottle, with lid and applicator brush; containing reddish, matt nail polish.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 5
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria