Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 42 ( Published on: 18/10/2019)
Notification A12/1158/19 has been withdrawn from report 2019-31 of 02/08/2019 at the request of the notifying authority due to a reassessment of the product.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1545/19       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Portable table
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HKTB-1028
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0000011458586
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The structure of the table can easily be deformed and the table could loose its stability.
As a consequence, objects placed on the table may fall off and a user may suffer injuries.

 

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

 
Description:  Portable white table with no packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1527/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  N° 804
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value: 6500 mg/kg).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage fertility, breast-fed children or the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Silver metal bracelets with heart-shaped pendant, each in transparent plastic packaging to which a label is affixed .
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1535/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Tiara
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Tiara "Cleopatra"
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of the product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 3,76% by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Metal tiara with Egyptian theme.
Country of origin:  Egypt
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1546/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tyre repair set
 
Brand: YANSHENG
 
Name: DELUXE Tire Plug Kit
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4770364241741
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The glue from the set contains an excessive amount of toluene (measured value: 26% by weight).
Toluene is carcinogenic and toxic if inhaled or if it gets in contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Tyre repair set including screwdriver, pliers and glue, supplied in a blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1513/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1885*03-04 Type: H1GLE (BR 167)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 August 2018 and 5 August 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drain hose of the air conditioning system may not have been correctly installed.
Consequently, condensed water could enter the passenger compartment and damage or short-circuit several electric components, causing the engine to stop or run in emergency mode while driving, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz Recall code: 8391101
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1514/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: S-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0335*36-39, e1*2001/116*0396*20 Type: 221, 221 AMG (BR 217, 222)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 06 June 2018 and 04 September 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The A, B and C pillar trims may not have been correctly fastened.
In the event of an accident, the trims may impair the efficacy of the window airbags. If the window airbags are deployed, the trims might be detached and propelled into the passenger compartment, increasing the risk of injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz Recall code: 6391004
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1515/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: A-Class
 
Name: Mercedes-Benz
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1829*00-02; type: F2A;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 19/01/2018 and 18/07/2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The strength of the material of the shielding plate under the spare wheel might not be appropriate.
Consequently, cracks could form on the plate, leading to its complete shear and loss of small parts of it, increasing the risk accident of following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz Recall code: 6490002.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1516/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A4, A5
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0430*; type: B8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in calendar weeks 21 and 22/2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A damaged transistor may have been installed in the airbag control unit.
Consequently, it may not properly make contact leading to the passenger airbag not to be triggered in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Audi Recall code: 69Z7.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1534/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: CRF450L
 
Type / number of model:  - EC-type approval number: e4*168/2013*00089*00; - Model year: 2019.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between the 19th June 2018 and the 18th April 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The horn stand might not be sufficiently strong.
Consequently, it may spontaneously break, causing the horn to detach while riding, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle under Honda Recall code: 3KY.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1536/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Steering wheel cover
 
Brand: CARTECH
 
Name: First Class PU
 
Type / number of model:  18700
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5202392187009
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), notably benzo[a]anthracene (BaA), chrysen (CHR), Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP), benzo[b]fluoranthene (BbFA), benzo[e]pyrene (BeP), benzo[k]fluoranthene (BkFA) and benzo[j]fluoranthene (BjFA) and (measured values: 75 mg/kg, 71 mg/kg, 15 mg/kg, 15 mg/kg, 13 mg/kg, 11 mg/kg and 9.3 mg/kg by weight respectively).
These PAHs may cause cancer and are also mutagenic and toxic for reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black steering wheel cover.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1511/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: SHERON, YG
 
Name: Výstražný trojúhelník/trojuholník
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number nº: E11 27R033936 , YG-A001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8594007994957
 
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 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1512/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Warning triangle
 
Brand: FuDing
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  RT611 , Type-approval nº: E4 27R032734
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8581173900059
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stability of the warning triangle is inadequate and it does not sufficiently reflect the light.
Consequently, the triangle might not be seen or could easily overturn. 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 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1532/19       
Category:  Pressure equipment/vessels
 
Product:  Helium tank
 
Brand: Party Factory
 
Name: Ballon Gas
 
Type / number of model:  BR1C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4260432844047
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The valve is not protected and in the event of fall or impact this may lead to significant pressure on the tank neck.
The neck of the bottle may consequently break and explode, causing a sudden liberation of the gas under pressure and a blast of metal parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Transportable Pressure Equipments Directive , the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR 2017) and the relevant European Standard EN ISO 11118.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: This product listing was removed by Amazon., Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Other)

 
Description:  Transportable helium tanks for inflating balloons. The product was (also) sold online, in particular via Amazon and other websites.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/1531/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high chair
 
Brand: Fillikid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MÖ-6200; ZFJFR
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9009852395112
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over sideways.
A sitting child may fall and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable high chair with green padded seat and green plastic tray. Packaging in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1533/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's High chair
 
Brand: Comptine
 
Name: Folding highchair
 
Type / number of model:  BB-06ST Simple high chair
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3245670519347, Batch number 161221
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable.
Consequently, it could tip over sideways while the child is still sitting on it, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description:  Foldable high chair with light blue padded seat and gray plastic tray. Sold packed in a cardboard box. Recommended for children from 6-36 months of age. Maximum load capacity: 15 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1539/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high chair set
 
Brand: Faktum
 
Name: High chair
 
Type / number of model:  Botond Natural
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999091704520
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over backwards and sideways, causing injuries to the child.
Furthermore the child can slide out of the seat and get stuck with the head between the seat and armrest, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description:  Set consisting of a wooden table and a wooden high chair with tray, with multicoloured, foam-padded seat and backrest. The set is sold packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1523/19       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Pencil case
 
Brand: LiveLife
 
Name: Pencil case 3D
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055727543243
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The 3D plastic on the product contains an excessive amount cadmium (measured value up to 0,04 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Pencil case made of fabric decorated with a 3d print with marine animals.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1510/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Happy Day
 
Type / number of model:  CSJ43418-1186 ID: 18727
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 999057 799034
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 32% 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of two plastic ponies. Packaging: nylon bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1517/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Colorful Fluffy Mix-Up Slime
 
Type / number of model:  2213-mix up
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 733 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:  150 grams of multicoloured slime in transparent plastic jar with lid. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1518/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Pink Parrot Group
 
Name: Fluffy Squishy Lab Slime
 
Type / number of model:  2213-green
 
Batch number / Barcode:  101089
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 642 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:  150 grams of green slime sold in a transparent plastic jar with lid. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1519/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Free & Easy
 
Name: Squishy Slime
 
Type / number of model:  S34897030
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8719202637052
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 784 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Light blue slime in transparent container sold in a blister on a cardboard. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1520/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: HGL
 
Name: Dinosaur Poo
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5021813145141
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1098 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Brown slime with sparkles in a transparent plastic container. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1521/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: HGL
 
Name: Neon slime vulcano with dinosaur
 
Type / number of model:  41905849, SV13413
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5021813134138, Batch nº: 9039/18
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1092 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Light blue neon slime with dinosaur toy in a transparent plastic container shaped like a Volcano. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1522/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Green slime with frog
 
Type / number of model:  N14 313
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5026619143131
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 881 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Transparent plastic container filled with green slime and a toy frog and eggs in plastic. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1529/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: L.O.L.
 
Name: Super Surprise; HAIR GOALS
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6928260038011
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11 % by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 3.6 % by weight).
These phthalates 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: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories. The product emits light and music. Packaged in a plastic cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1530/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: L.O.L.
 
Name: Surprise; HAIR GOALS
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6909462904106
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31 % 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: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1537/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress mask
 
Brand: SMIFFYS
 
Name: Wolf Mask/Masque Loup
 
Type / number of model:  55 EH, Product code: 46977
 
Batch number / Barcode:  46977 -29-11-2016 VATNOGB129579528
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The fancy-dress mask is flammable, does not self-extinguish and the fire spreads rapidly on it.
If the mask catches fire, the child could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Wolf mask wrapped in transparent plastic bag. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1544/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Beach toy set
 
Brand: FENG YU
 
Name: Set SAND
 
Type / number of model:  OC0340849
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0000011573449
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
There are small parts in the toy that can get loose.
If a child puts the small parts in the mouth, they could block the child's airways.

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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Beach toy set consisting of a bucket with accessories, supplied in a plastic net.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1528/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: Xtreme Boxing
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0710 CB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  article BFB-10Z, bar code 3176977100368 - 3176977120366 - 3176977140365
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Hoodie sweatshirt with fluorescent green hood, for 10-year old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1541/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: MISS IMAGE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LF 5155
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Tracksuit intended for 4-year old girls. The top part hooded sweatshirt bears functional elastic cords with a non fixed toggle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1543/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: S
 
Name: Schoolmates schoolwear
 
Type / number of model:  823L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290625016998
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Grey tracksuit intended for 6-year old boys, consisting of a hooded sweatshirt and trousers. The trousers bear drawstrings at the waist area, which are 20 cm each, but are not attached to the garment in at least one point positioned equidistant from the exit points.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1538/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Napkin ring
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Servettring Krona
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal of the product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 5,45 % by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Dark metallic napkin ring shaped like a crown.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A12/1540/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: GIGATECH
 
Name: USB wall charger
 
Type / number of model:  G600
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6911287249539
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient.
The user could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  USB charger in white plastic, sold in a transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0064/19       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Sliding compound mitre saw
 
Brand:  Kity, Scheppach
 
Name: Sliding compound mitre saw
 
Type / number of model:  HM90SL (Scheppach) , KS216S and KS216S2 (Kitty)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4046664065791 and 4046664067870 (Kity), 4046664069119 and 4046664071686 (Scheppach)
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The power supply of the marking laser is defective.
Consequently,when plugged to the mains, the brass housing of the laser might become live, which if touched will lead the user to receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions, Providing customers with repair kit, Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Different models of mitre saw mounted on a sliding compound with a marking laser. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, France, Poland

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Alert number: A11/0063/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's high chair
 
Brand: Touragoo
 
Name: Highchair
 
Type / number of model:  HC-61 Binge Green , Item N0: Touragoo Binge
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4918263216013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The high chair is not sufficiently stable.
Consequently, it could easily tip over backwards while the child is still sitting on it, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description:  High chair with removable green plastic tray and snap-on footrest, grey seatbelt, and backrest and lower basket, made in fabric. The product is sold packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42

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Alert number: A11/0065/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: B&G international
 
Name: Pate Peteuse
 
Type / number of model:  n°13038; yellow and orange
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3588270013038
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 469 mg/kg, yellow slime; 573 mg/kg orange slime).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Toy slime in plastic containers; the colours yellow and orange are affected.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia
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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1524/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: MAN
 
Name: Lions City
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0202*31 - 33, e4*2007/46*0560*24-*25, e4*2007/46*0250*31 - 33, e4*2007/46*0561*25, e4*2007/46*0203*32, e4*2007/46*0094*33-*35, Types: B.2007.46.010, B.2007.46.015, B.2007.46.012, B.2007.46.016, B.2007.46.011, B.2007.46.001 Sales description: Lions City
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between March 2015 and May 2019. The recall is being carried out under the code: TI6886TR.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The gas pressure regulator could break at the angle bracket and become leaky as a result. Gas could then leak through this break and form an explosive gas mixture.
There is a risk that this gas mixture could ignite on hot components or other sources of ignition.
 

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

 
Description:  Buses operating on compressed natural gas
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1525/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Linkker
 
Name: Linkker
 
Type / number of model:  e17*2007/46*0046*00, e17*2007/46*0046*01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Campaign code LIN-RC-002
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a possible fracture in the steering linkage. Material used to manufacture this linkage can prematurely wear out and cause a fracture.
If the steering linkage fails, driver will lose the control of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Finland
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1542/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Ropes (equipment to protect against falls)
 
Brand: Teufelberger
 
Name: Braided Safety Blue/Arbor Elite/Pottsblitz/CEclimb
 
Type / number of model:  Arbor Elite with slaice® and pottsblitz with slaice® 7350098-0099, 7350100-0103, 7341020-1026, 7350143-7350148, C5KBG1-16-00120/150/200, C5KBG8-16-00115/150/200, C5KBH1-16-00120/150/200, , Braided Safety Blue® with slaice® 7350026-7350028, 7350087, 7361028-1045, 7361090-1091, C5QBG0-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG1-16-00150/200, C5QBG2-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG7-16-00120/150, C5QBGA-16-00120/150, C5QBG0-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG1-16-00150/200, C5QBG2-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG7-16-00120/150/200, C5QBGA-16-00120/150/200, C5QBH0-16-00120/150/200,C5QBH2-16-00120/150/200, C5QBH7-16-00120/150/200, C5QBH0-16-00150, C5QBH2-16-00150, C5QBHA-16-00150, C5QBHA-16-00120/150/200, CEclimb 12 (with Braided Safety Blue 12.7 with slaice®) 7351330-1332
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial numbers: 2014-xxxxxx to 19/09-yyy, The affected products were manufactured between January 2014 and September 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The eye of the rope might not have been properly spliced.
Consequently the eye might open during use, causing the climber to fall.

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) .
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.teufelberger.com/en/

 
Description:  Ropes in different designs/colours with an eye at the end.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Ireland, Poland
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0062/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Rope Wrench Kit
 
Brand: ISC
 
Name: Singing Tree Rope Wrench
 
Type / number of model:  RP280XX+RT270C1, RP280XX+RT270B1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The personal fall protection equipment has not been tested according to its intended use. The scope of the applied harmonised standards does not cover essential aspects of the system’s scope. Furthermore, the instructions for use are incomplete.
This may lead to an increased risk of malfunction of the product, potentially leading to an accident.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Guided type fall arrester for climbing and abseiling on a single rope. The product is made of aluminium with rope and rounded edges and is equipped with a quick-pin.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 42