Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 43 ( Published on: 25/10/2019)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1578/19       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Green Laser Pointer
 
Type / number of model:  BOP-163 , Ref:DVY-03337
 
Batch number / Barcode:  859696563
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
 

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

 
Description:  Pen-shaped laser pointer in a gift box with cardboard cover, powered by 2 x AAA batteries. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1589/19       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Green Laser Pointer
 
Type / number of model:  BOP-163; Ref: DVY-04577
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
 

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

 
Description:  Pen-shaped laser pointer in gift box with cardboard cover, powered by 2 x AAA batteries. Size: 15.3 x 1.4 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1564/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: MULTIFUNCTION SOLAR & RECHARGEABLE PORTABLE LAMP
 
Type / number of model:  2881T; 14306/1200178
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 942205 269490, 8 028012 001787
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wires may overheat. The plastic part of the integrated plug of the luminaire is made of combustible material. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools.
User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Black rechargeable, portable LED lamp, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1565/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: RECHARGEABLE CAMPING LANTERN
 
Type / number of model:  JY-5700T; 18064/1200918
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 000012 009185
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The cross-sectional area of the charger core is too small and the wire may overheat. The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Тhe dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation of the USB port is inadequate.
As a result, the user could touch live parts and receive an electric shock or suffer burns.

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

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

 
Description:  Black rechargeable, portable camping LED lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the built-in solar module (5 LED + 1W). The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1566/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: XINGFENGDENGJU
 
Name: MAGIC COOL CAMPING LIGHTS
 
Type / number of model:  XF-5802; ITEM: 1200655
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 000012 006559
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross-sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wires may overheat. The plastic part of the integrated plug of the luminaire is made of combustible material. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port is inadequate. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools.
User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  A metal gold rechargeable, portable camping LED lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1572/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED floodlight
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Reflektor LED
 
Type / number of model:  OL-R-50 50W, 4000K, 40000LM, IP65
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3858891572161
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Water penetration is possible and water may therefore come into contact with live parts.

Moreover, the earth connection is inadequate and there is no strain relief for the mains connection lead.
The housing of the product could consequently become live and lead to an electric shock if touched by a user.

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

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

 
Description:  LED floodlight packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1552/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: GSX-R1000R/RZ
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e4*168/2013*00052*01, e4*168/2013*00052*02;, model codes: GSX-R1000RAL7, GSX-R1000RZAL7, GSX-R1000RAL8, GSX-R1000RZAL8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 10 March 2017 and 7 January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to improper communication control program, unnecessary error signals are transferred between the inertial sensor and ABS unit when the battery voltage is too low.
As a result, the ABS function may not work, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle under Suzuki recall code: 97EZ.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1553/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Ducati
 
Name: Superleggera, Panigale R Final Edition, Panigale R
 
Type / number of model:  1199 Superleggera, model year: 2014;, 1299 Panigale R Final Edition, model year: 2018;, 1299 Superleggera, model year: 2017;, Panigale R, model year: 2015 - 2017
 
Batch number / Barcode:  VIN range: ZDMH806AAEB019241 to ZDMHC02AAJB000934
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The engine crankcase pressure can push engine oil into the airbox. Consequently, oil may leak from the airbox drain hose directly onto the rear wheel.
This will cause the rear tyre to lose traction, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle under Ducati recall code: CR180.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1554/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: C-Class, GLC
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0457*39-40, e1*2001/116*0480*28; types: 204 K, 204 X; model series: 205, 253
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were produced between 20 and 30 August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bolts which connect the cross-member of the trailer coupling device (towbar) to the vehicle may not have been tightened with the correct torque.
As a result, the cross-member and the trailer could be completely detached from the vehicle, endangering the following traffic and increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 3191018.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1556/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Matrix
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 January 2002 and 13 December 2007.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The gas generator of the passenger airbag may be defective.
This may result in uncontrolled inflation and the release of metal fragments when the airbag is activated, causing injuries to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Toyota recall code: 18SMD-002.
Country of origin:  Japan, United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: A12/1574/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: S 1000 RR
 
Type / number of model:  - EC-type approval number: e1*168/2013*00091; - Type: (0E21/0E23); - Model year: 2018 to 2019;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 05.09.2018 and 27.08.2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The strength of the material of the inlet and outlet hoses in the oil cooler is inadequate.
Consequently cracks might build at the connection between oil hose and oil pipe, leading oil to leak on the rear wheel, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle under BMW Recall code: 00 00 17 06 00.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1575/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: K 1600 GT, K 1600 GTL, K 1600 B
 
Type / number of model:  - EC-type approval number: e1*168/2013*00010, e1*168/2013*00011; - Types: K 1600 GT, K 1600 GTL (K48 (0F01/0F11/0F02/0F12)) K 1600 B (K61 (0F51/0F53)); - Model year: 2015-2019
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 22.09.2015 and 26.09.2019
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The functional "shift fork / selector sleeve / gearwheel" group of the gearbox might become damaged.
Consequently, two gears might be engaged at the same time causing the rear wheel to be blocked, or the teeth of the gears sheared off, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle under BMW Recall code: 00 00 23 23 00.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1588/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mini
 
Name: Clubman, Cooper, JCW Countryman
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1683, e1*2007/46*1679, e1*2007/46*1682; type: FMK, FMCA, FMX
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 15.3.2019 and 8.4.2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A spherical-collar disk is missing on the tie rod end of the steering gear.
Consequently, the tie rod might wear off and break, leading to a loss of wheel control and increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mini Recall code: 0032900200.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1590/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot - Citroën - DS
 
Name: 508II, rifter, Partner - Berlingo - DS7 crossback
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0625*02, e2*2007/46*0601*02, e2*2007/46*0624*02, e2*2007/46*0625*05, e2*2007/46*0601*05, e2*2007/46*0628*00, e2*2007/46*0601*00, e2*2007/46*0624*00, e2*2007/46*0625*01, e2*2007/46*0601*01, e2*2007/46*0624*01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  508II 11/01/18 au 13/06/18 - VR3FBYHZJHY178249 au VR3FCYHZRJY093734 Rifter/Partner 08/11/18 au 20/06/18 : VR3ECYHWCHJ922945 au VR3EFYHZRJJ714746, Berlingo 07/11/17 au 05/06/18 : VR7ECYHWCHJ876217 au VR7EFYHZRJJ680246 DS7 Crossback 10/04/10 au 20/06/18 : VR1JCYHZJHY038919 au VR1JCYHZRJY079355 JDE/GLT
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
A plastic component inside the exhaust line of the particulate filter could damage the diesel particulate filter (DPF).
Depending on the amount of damage, the particulate emission level could exceed regulatory limits.
 

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

 
Description:  508II 11/01/18 au 13/06/18 - VR3FBYHZJHY178249 au VR3FCYHZRJY093734Rifter/Partner 08/11/18 au 20/06/18 : VR3ECYHWCHJ922945 au VR3EFYHZRJJ714746Berlingo 07/11/17 au 05/06/18 : VR7ECYHWCHJ876217 au VR7EFYHZRJJ680246DS7 Crossback 10/04/10 au 20/06/18 : VR1JCYHZJHY038919 au VR1JCYHZRJY079355JDE/GLT
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Poland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1591/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: C3IV,C4cactus,Picasso,C-Elysée,spacetourer,jumpy4
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0003*51, e2*2007/46*0003*52, e2*2007/46*0003*53, e2*2007/46*0440*11, e2*2007/46*0440*12, e2*2007/46*0356*16, e2*2007/46*0356*18, e2*2007/46*0225*10, e2*2007/46*0530*06 code GLT
 
Batch number / Barcode:  C3IV 27/9/17-19/6/18:VF7SWYHYSJT608042-VF7SXYHYSJT617422,4cactus 12/12/17-25/6/18:VF70BYHYJHE557764-VF70BYHYJJE542850, C4P. 25/1/18-19/618:VF73AYHZPJJ576245-VF73EYHZRJJ648085,CElysée 15/12/17-19/3/18:VF7DDYHYSHJ889123-VF7DDYHYSJJ575902, Space/jumpy 30/5/17-22/5/18:VF7VAYHRKJZ025482-VF7VAYHVKJZ038341
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
A plastic component inside the exhaust line of the particulate filter could damage the diesel particulate filter (DPF).
Depending on the amount of damage, the particulate emission level could exceed regulatory limits.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1592/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Citroën and DS
 
Name: C3Picasso, C4Picasso, C4II, DS3, DS4, DS5
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0371*26, e2*2007/46*0356*08, e2*2007/46*0356*09, e2*2007/46*0040*21, e2*2007/46*0040*22, e2*2007/46*0040*24, e2*2007/46*0040*25, e2*2007/46*0003*34, e2*2007/46*0003*36, e2*2007/46*0092*07, e2*2007/46*0092*08, e2*2007/46*0092*09, e2*2007/46*0092*11, e2*2007/46*0079*11, e2*2007/46*0003*27, e2*2007/46*0003*29, e2*2007/46*0003*31, e2*2007/46*0003*32, , e2*2007/46*0092*13, e2*2007/46*0092*14, e2*2007/46*0093*04, e2*2007/46*0093*05, e2*2007/46*0093*07, e2*2007/46*0093*10 Code GUM
 
Batch number / Barcode:  C3pica:24/11/15-24/11/15:VF7SHBHY6FT581987-VF7SHBHY6FT581987,C4picasso:05/06/14-24/07/15:VF73DBHZMEJ696964 -VF73EBHXMFJ767016, C4/DS4:23/05/14-05/10/15:VF7NCBHZMEY547718-VF7NXBHXMFY558936,DS3:25/9/13-22/10/15:VF7SABHZMDW627120-VF7SABHZMFW657455,DS5:12/7/13-28/10/15:VF7KFBHZMDS512693-VF7KFBHZMFS521239
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Poor calibration might cause the exhaust emissions' level of nitrogen oxides (NOx) to exceed regulated limits.
Nitrogen oxides are harmful to human health and the environment.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Malta, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1593/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208, 2008, 308II, 3008II, 5008II, traveller/expert
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0070*39, e2*2007/46*0070*41, e2*2007/46*0070*42, e2*2007/46*0070*43, e2*2007/46*0070*44, e2*2007/46*0405*15, e2*2007/46*0405*17, e2*2007/46*0405*18, e2*2007/46*0405*19, , e2*2007/46*0405*20, e2*2007/46*0405*21, e2*2007/46*0405*22, e2*2007/46*0534*05, e2*2007/46*0534*06, e2*2007/46*0532*06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2008 : Vehicles manufactured between 06/12/2017 and 19/06/2018 - VIN: VF3CUYHXNJY002931 to VF3CUYHYSJY111935; Peugeot Code: JDE, 208 : Vehicles manufactured between 07/11/2016 and 27/06/2018 - VIN: VF3CAYHYSHW062172 to VF3CCYHYSJW087476; Peugeot Code: JDE, 3008 II : Vehicles manufactured between 16/06/2016 and 18/06/2018 - VIN: VF3MCYHZJHS158484 to VF3MCYHZRKS005234; Peugeot Code: JDE, 308 II : Vehicles manufactured between 14/10/2016 and 18/06/2018 - VIN: VF3LBYHYPJS040311 to VF3LCYHZRJS288920 ; Peugeot Code: JDE, 5008 II : Vehicles manufactured between 05/09/2017 and 29/06/2018 - VIN: VF3MCYHZJHL047825 to VF3MCYHZRJL050948; Peugeot Code: JDE, Traveller/ Expert : Vehicles manufactured between 02/06/2017 and 22/05/2018 - VIN: VF3VAYHRKJZ025462 to VF3VAYHVKJZ016849; Peugeot Code: JDE
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
A plastic component (spacer) included in the exhaust line could damage the Diesel Particle Filter (DPF) under certain conditions, creating small cracks or holes.
Depending on the amount of damage, the particulate emission level could exceed regulatory limits.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger Car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1594/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208,2008,3008,5008,308II,508
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2001/116*0377*18, e2*2001/116*0377*19, e2*2001/116*0377*23, e2*2007/46*0070*17, e2*2007/46*0070*18 e2*2007/46*0070*19, e2*2007/46*0070*20, e2*2007/46*0070*21, e2*2007/46*0070*22, e2*2007/46*0070*25, e2*2007/46*0070*26, e2*2007/46*0070*30, e2*2007/46*0057*14, e2*2007/46*0405*02 e2*2007/46*0405*03 e2*2007/46*0405*04, e2*2007/46*0405*07, e2*2007/46*0405*08, e2*2007/46*0405*11, e2*2007/46*0405*12, e2*2007/46*0004*15, e2*2007/46*0004*16, e2*2007/46*0004*20, e2*2007/46*0080*26, e2*2007/46*0080*31, e2*2007/46*0081*15
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2008 : Vehicles manufactured between 2014/03/06 and 2015/10/31 - VIN: VF3CUBHZMEY028854 to VF3CUBHZMFY148421; Peugeot Code: JMK, 208 : Vehicles manufactured between 2014/01/22 and 2015/10/28 - VIN: VF3CCBHZMET020949 to VF3CCBHZMFW027437; Peugeot Code: JMK, 208 : Vehicles manufactured between 2014/02/19 and 2015/10/29 - VIN: VF30UBHZMES040739 to VF30UBHZMGS003752; Peugeot Code: JMK, 308 V2 : Vehicles manufactured between 2013/10/16 and 2016/05/09 - VIN: VF3LCBHZHDS189450 to VF3LBBHZHGS132481; Peugeot Code: JMK, 5008 : Vehicles manufactured between 2014/01/31 and 2015/10/28 - VIN: VF30EBHZMES032026 to VF30EBHXMFS292585; Peugeot Code: JMK, 508 : Vehicles manufactured between 2014/09/02 and 2015/10/22 - VIN: VF38DBHZMEL033732 to VF38EBHZMFL045559; Peugeot Code: JMK
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Wrong engine calibration tuning might cause the exhaust emissions' level of nitrogen oxides (NOx) to exceed regulated limits.
Nitrogen oxides are harmful to human health and the environment.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger Car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1597/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: V40, V40CC, V60, S60
 
Type / number of model:  - Vehicles equipped with four-cylinder diesel engine D4204T8 (engine code 74); - Production period: 2012 and 2019.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2012 and 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine.
Additionally, the intake valve could leak.
Consequently, the temperature of the intake air could rise, causing the engine intake manifold to melt and deform. This could lead to the engine to stop increasing the risk of accidents or even the engine bay to catch fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Volvo Recall code: 29946.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1548/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby walker
 
Brand: Cherry Baby
 
Name: BaBiLong
 
Type / number of model:  GB 14749-2006
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is no protection against falls down steps.
The baby walker could therefore fall down a flight of stairs during use, causing injuries to the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Multifunctional green-white-yellow baby walker with white frame, padded seat and various toys on the tray. The baby walker is height-adjustable and foldable, packed in nylon foil.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1549/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby walker
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  520; A092126
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The strength of the baby walker is inadequate and there is no protection against falls down steps..
The baby walker could therefore fall down a flight of stairs during use, causing injuries to the child

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 1273.
 

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

 
Description:  Cyclamen colored baby walker with white frame and various toys on the tray. The baby walker is foldable and emits sound. The product’s labels are containing Chinese characters. Packaging: nylon foil
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1577/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Warm cushion
 
Brand: Sevi bebe
 
Name: Cushion with Cherry Stones
 
Type / number of model:  Article N0. 687
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The instructions for use are inaccurate.
This could lead to the user to overheat the product, which if applied on a baby could lead to burns.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

 
Description:  Bag filled with cherry stones, covered by smooth fabric. The product can be heated in the microwave in order to provide the baby with localised heat.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1547/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden puzzle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Brain games
 
Type / number of model:  (1) 62090025 (2) 62090030
 
Batch number / Barcode:  (1) 6430056942704 (2) 6430056942711
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (knobs) can be detached from the toy.
A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Two Wooden knob puzzle, size 23x30 cm and size 30x30 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1550/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with suction cup
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  56075
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8000578560755
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
Small parts (plastic eyes and suction cup) may be easily detached from the toy. The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. In addition, the suction cup contains an excessive amount di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 35 % by weight).
A small child may put the detached small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. At the same time, this phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plush flamingo with black plastic eyes and a suction cup attached to the toy by a cord.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1551/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with suction cup
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  56111
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8000578561110
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
Small parts may be easily detached from the toy. In addition, the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The suction cup contains an excessive amount di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22 % by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 7.2 % by weight).
A small child may put the detached small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. At the same time, this phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Plush mermaid doll with a suction cup attached to the toy by a cord. The product is decorated with a bow with a pearl in the middle. The product is available in different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1568/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Játékok
 
Type / number of model:  N0. 19550-28
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9044200028
 
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: 33 % and 0.69 % 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: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Set consisting of four dolls, in different dresses, packed in a transparent foil with cardboard sheet inside.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1570/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy set
 
Brand: Funny Toys
 
Name: Baby sway bell
 
Type / number of model:  Product Number: L183559
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902388739518
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has protruding parts and can also easily break, releasing small parts.
A child may put the protruding or small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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:  Set of four plastic rattles sold in a cardboard box with plastic window on it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1571/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy set
 
Brand: Funny Toys
 
Name: Baby sway bell
 
Type / number of model:  Product number: L183564
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902388739563
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has protruding parts and can also easily break, releasing small parts.
A child may put the protruding or small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

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:  Set of four plastic rattles sold in a cardboard box with plastic window on it.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1573/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy musical instrument set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Music Set
 
Type / number of model:  ITM. N0. 00-34222
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906160234222
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The strap of the toy drum has no quick release mechanism.

If worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped, leading to strangulation.
The handle of some of the instruments is too long.

A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Set of plastic toy musical instruments, consists of a drum, two maracas rattles, a trumpet and a guitar, packaged in plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1576/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Play mat
 
Brand: LSHK
 
Name: Aqua Magic Mat
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Suffocation
 
The product has loose small parts (lids of the pens and suction cups).

A small child may put one of them in the mouth and choke on it.
Furthermore, the plastic bag in which the product is packed is too thin.

If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic play mat of 150 by 90 cm sold in a brown box. It allows to draw on it and comes with four pens and other accessories for drawing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1579/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft filled toy with suction cup
 
Brand: MH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item n0: MH-116133
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8418811161339
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The plush toy has small parts (eyes and suction cup) that can be easily detached.

A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

Furthermore, the plastic material of the suction cup contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)(measured value: 1.4 % by weight).

This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

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

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

 
Description:  Green plush tortoise with a suction cup sold without any packaging. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1581/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: plüss játék majom
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM: 197648
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6910201548123
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy has small parts (plastic eyes and nose) that can be easily detached.
In addition the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke on them.

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): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Set of plush monkeys in different colours with Velcro on their hands, sold in a plastic bag. The monkeys emit sounds.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1584/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Blue slime
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 956 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: This product listing was removed by Wish, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Blue slime in a transparent plastic container. The product was also sold online, in particular via Wish.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1585/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Slime
 
Type / number of model:  D05M61-012-04, DYY80709861
 
Batch number / Barcode:  19040914012458002
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 731 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: This product listing was removed by Aliexpress, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Red slime in a transparent plastic jar. The product was also sold online, in particular via Aliexpress.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1586/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Blue slime with sprinkles
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1229 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: This product listing was removed by Wish, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Transparent plastic container with a white lid containing blue slime and a plastic bag with multicoloured sprinkles. The product was also sold online, in particular via Wish.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1587/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Finger paints
 
Brand: TAPIOCA
 
Name: Finger paints
 
Type / number of model:  CT 02659
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch A 17171 - Gen Code: 8014966391388
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The white finger paint releases an excessive amount of 4-nitrosomorpholine (NMOR)(measured value: 1,2 mg/ kg).
NMOR is a nitrosamine, which may cause cancer through ingestion or dermal exposure. A child could be exposed to it when touching or putting the product in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of six transparent plastic tubes, containing finger paint (white, yellow, orange, red, blue, green colours) packed in a cardboard box with transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1595/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull along toy
 
Brand: Toys Toys
 
Name: Funny Train / Happy Train / Cute Train
 
Type / number of model:  YF510 2869303
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901353065782
 
Risk type:  Choking, Cuts, Suffocation
 
The product has small parts (plastic wheels) that can be easily detached.

A child may put them in the mouth and choke.
The toy has accessible sharp elements (metal axle), which could cause cuts.

The plastic of the packaging is too thin.

If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

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:  Pull along plastic toy locomotive toy, packaged in foil bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1557/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Wallet
 
Brand: Pippi Longstocking
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  44376700, Lot n0. 500724
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7315624437679
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The product contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.26 % by weight).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Conformity defects will be resolved (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Yellow wallet with Pippi Longstocking design.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1580/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shorts
 
Brand: NEW POINTS KIDS
 
Name: NYC Brooklyn State NEW YORK CITY
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has unattached drawstrings in the waist area.
They can become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to injuries.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Children's shorts in blue fabric with printed letters, sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1582/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shorts
 
Brand: SCOFY
 
Name: 907 REX BT SPORT LOOK AT ME
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product has unattached drawstrings in the waist area.
They can become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's shorts in blue fabric with printed letters, sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1559/19       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Bluetooth headset
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Headphones
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6842356465584
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The metal solder contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 60.2% by weight).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Black and golden wireless headphones in cardboard packaging
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1567/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Temporary tattoo
 
Brand: Funny Products
 
Name: Funny Faces Temporary Tattoos
 
Type / number of model:  370067, TET000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1077, 8718274285765
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
MI is a strong sensitiser and can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Paper sheet with tattoos (12pcs) in the form of faces in several colours.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1555/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Slap watch
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  22013
 
Batch number / Barcode:  092389220131
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured values up to 22.3% by weight).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Grey wristwatch decorated with grey flying dinosaur
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1560/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Qualcomm
 
Name: Quick charge 3.0
 
Type / number of model:  BK-372
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured values up to 51.5% by weight).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  3-point USB charger in white and red plastic. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1561/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: Aooshine
 
Name: LED BULB
 
Type / number of model:  X0014CZP3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts of the product can be accessed without the use of any tools.
A user might touch them and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598, EN 62560 and EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown box containing 6 E14 lamps.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1562/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Stonego
 
Name: 3 USB universal wall charger
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The metal solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 54% by weight).
Lead poses 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  3 Point USB charger in white and blue plastic. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1563/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: Aooshine
 
Name: LED BULB
 
Type / number of model:  X0011CZP7
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts of the product can be accessed without the use of any tools.
A user might touch them and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598, EN 62560 and EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown cardboard case containing 6 E27 lamps.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1569/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Coffee maker
 
Brand: Silvercrest
 
Name: Espresso machine
 
Type / number of model:  SEMS 1100 A1 International Article number (IAN) 313486
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4019641065374
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Due to an assembly error, a live wire lies against the outer metal casing.
Consequently, the outer casing might become live leading the user to receive an electric shock.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Espresso machine to be plugged to the mains. The product was also sold online, in particular via LIDL-Online.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
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Alert number: A12/1583/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Insect killer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pest Killer
 
Type / number of model:  PA-20B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The products lacks a protective earth connection.
As a result, the user could 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Blue box with no brand name containing a white electrical insect killer with metal grill.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1596/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Fan heater
 
Brand: SENCOR
 
Name: Hot Air Fan heater
 
Type / number of model:  SFH 7011WH Type: UEU2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8590669232024 , Lot: 2018701105
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire, Injuries
 
The plastic of the product can easily melt, leaving live or moving parts accessible.

Consequently, a user could touch live or moving parts leading to electric shock or injuries.
The plastic of the product is flammable.

Due to continuous use the product could overheat, melting or even catching fire.


Moving parts are accessible through the front grid.

A user could insert the finger in the grid and suffer injuries.

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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Electric fan heater, with 2000 watts of power, sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Ukraine
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
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Alert number: INFO/0116/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  On Ear Wireless Headphones
 
Brand: NA
 
Name: P24
 
Type / number of model:  05489806
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The cable in the light string contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: up to 4.4 % by weight).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Measures not taken. (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Headphones. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
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Alert number: A12/1558/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726*, e1*2007/46*0727*, e1*2007/46*0732*, e1*2007/46*0743*; types: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-0-C, 963-8-H
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1.1.2016 and 30.11.2017. Recall code: V-Feder
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Manufacturing residues on the leaf-spring material could result in corrosion and ultimately to fracture of the leaf spring on the front axle.
Any pieces which break off could end up in the road and endanger following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland