Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 44 ( Published on: 01/11/2019)
Notification A12/1154/19 has been permanently withdrawn from report 2019-31 of 02-08-2019 at the request of the notifying authority following new test results that prove compliance of the product.
The brand name in notification A12/1393/19 of report 2019-39 has been corrected at the request of the notifying authority.
Notification A12/1451/19 has temporarily been unpublished from web report 2019-40 at the request of the notifying authority due to an ongoing investigation.
The category in notifications A12/1638/19 and A12/1641/19 has been changed from "Cosmetics" into "Chemical Products" after agreement with notifying authority.
An additional distributor and the related voluntary measures have been added to A12/1641/19 on request of the notifying authority.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1610/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63740
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637401
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1611/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63741
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637418
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1612/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63742
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637425
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1613/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63743
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637432
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1614/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63746
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637463
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 silver-metal earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1615/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63747
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637470
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1616/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63748
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637487
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 lineal stainless steel earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1617/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63758
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637586
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours and shapes, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1618/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63757
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637579
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours, with rhinestones, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1619/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art: 63756
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637562
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours and shapes, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1620/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Piercing jewellery
 
Brand: Mille Colori
 
Name: Earrings
 
Type / number of model:  Art 63750
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8320677637500
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 150 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blister holding 24 stainless steel earrings, in various colours, intended for body or face piercing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1651/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: ETERNAL INK
 
Name: NUCLEAR GREEN
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number U-139
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 8 mg/kg) and o-toluidine (measured value: 23 mg/kg).
These aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
 

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

 
Description:  15ml bottle of green tattoo ink.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1640/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Garden luminaire
 
Brand: EGLO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 98105 Monterolo C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9002759981051
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The plastic material of the mains cable insulation is brittle at low temperatures.

Consequently, it could break leaving live parts accessible, leading to electric shock if touched.
Additionally, water can penetrate the product and there are no drain holes.

Water could get in contact with live parts, increasing the risk of receiving an electric shock.

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

 
Description:  Spheric outdoor luminaire with an E27 socket led bulb sold in a printed cardboard box with the texts "Connect Outdoor" and "By Wox" printed on it.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1657/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Hengluge
 
Name: SOLAR CHARGE 180° STEREO LIGHT
 
Type / number of model:  RY-T9001; 14306 / 1200653 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 026012 006535
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wire may overheat. The plastic part of the integrated plug of the luminaire is made of combustible material. Live parts may become accessible.
User may consequently suffer burns or the product may cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  A black and white rechargeable, portable table / wall LED lamp with a 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 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1658/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable LED lamp
 
Brand: SL
 
Name: MAGIC COOL CAMPING LIGHTS
 
Type / number of model:  SL-5806F ; Y-0168
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 855885 501683
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cross sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wire may overheat. The plastic part of the integrated plug of the luminaire is made of combustible material. Live parts may become accessible.
User may consequently suffer burns or the product may cause a fire.

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

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

 
Description:  A metal blue rechargeable, portable camping LED lamp with USB port and electric fan. The product 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 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1598/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  3 wheel vehicle
 
Brand: Morgan
 
Name: M3W
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2002/24*1299*0
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 October 2011 and 18 April 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The weld fillet between the pedal mount and arm may be missing.
As a result, the braking function could be impaired, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  3 wheel vehicle under Morgan Motor Company's recall code: M3W V10619.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1599/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car / Pickup truck
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ranger, Everest
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: Individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 February and 2 September 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures and high-temperature cycling.
In the event of an airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars / Pickup trucks equipped with Takata airbags under Ford recall code: 19S06.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1600/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle component
 
Brand: Liberty Vehicle Technologies
 
Name: Brake master cylinder
 
Type / number of model:  920E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected components were manufactured between 3 September 2018 and 25 January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The secondary seal may fall within the brake master cylinder.
This could lead to loss of brake fluid and consequently complete brake failure, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Brake master cylinder aftermarket component part.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1601/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Auris, C-HR, Hilux, Prius
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: Auris (e11*2001/116*0305), C-HR (e11*2007/46*3641), Hilux (e21*NKS*0057), Prius (e11*2007/46*2971).
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2014 and 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The accessory seat cover kit may not be installed correctly causing the seat covers not to tear as designed in the event of an airbag deployment.
As a result, the cover could prevent the seat-mounted side airbag from deploying properly, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars equipped with accessory seat cover kit under Toyota recall code: 19SMD094.
Country of origin:  Japan, Turkey, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1602/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Focus, C-Max
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1103*23 (C-Max), e13*2007/46*1911*04 (Focus )
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 May and 30 September 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The anchorage bolts on the seatbelts may not have been tightened with the correct torque.
This may result in loss of the seatbelts' retaining function, increasing the risk of injuries in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Ford recall code: 19S30.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1603/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ranger P150
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: Individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 5 August and 5 December 2005.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures and high-temperature cycling.
In the event of an airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup trucks manufactured in the USA and equipped with Takata airbags under Ford recall code: 18S02.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1604/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle component
 
Brand: Emerson/Tescom
 
Name: Gas pressure regulator
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: 000141; type: 20-1100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  CNG SYSTEM, 20-1100 SERIES; The affected components were manufactured between 01 January 2015 and 30 April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Possible formation of cracks in the gas pressure regulator.
This can lead to gas leakage, increasing the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicle component under Emerson/Tescom recall code: 512-771/9211/19.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1605/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1885*00-04; type: H1GLE; model series 167
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 April 2019 and 29 June 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The welding of the fuel filler neck to the fuel container may not have been performed according to specifications.
In such cases, fuel may leak through the welding, posing a risk to the following traffic and increasing the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 4790009.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1606/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Econic
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1221*, e1*2007/46*1222*, e1*2007/46*1223*, e1*2007/46*1234*, e1*2007/46*1244*, e1*2007/46*1246* Types: NGE-L64, NGE-L62N, NGE-L42, NGE-L62V, NGE-S42, NGE-L84N
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 26 May 2014 and 15 August 2019. Recall code: NGT-GDR
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
In certain batches of gas pressure regulators, cracks could form on the gas pressure regulators, leading to gas leakage.
Additional circumstances could not, in this case, ultimately exclude the outbreak of a fire outside the cab.
 

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 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1628/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Explorer
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 17 May 2010 and 25 January 2017 in Chicago/USA and between 26 March 2014 and 25 January 2017 in Elabuga/Russia.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear axle tie rods are defective and may break.
This may lead to loss of control over the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Ford recall code: 19S17.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation, United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1629/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Grandland
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0597*09; type: Z
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured on 1 June 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The end mount of the middle rear safety belt may not be correctly secured and could become detached.
This may lead to the loss of the belt’s restraining function, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Opel recall code: E19-190348.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1630/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Ducato
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0044*30; type: 250
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 14 March and 19 June 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The battery may not be sufficiently fitted and could move inadvertently.
This may lead to the rupture of the battery cable and, in some cases, to increased risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Fiat recall code: 6253.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1631/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Octavia
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e11*2007/46*0243*, e8*2007/46*0318*; type: 5E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 and 20 August 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an error in the manufacturing process, the seals on the rear side windows may become loose.
As a consequence, the side windows may become detached and fall onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Skoda recall code: 64F4.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1632/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLA
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0470*21-23; type: 245 G; model code 156
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 June and 23 October 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The end mount of the middle rear safety belt may not be correctly secured and could become detached.
As a result, the safety belt will become inoperable, increasing the risk of injury in the event 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: 9290002.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1633/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: DS automobiles
 
Name: DS3 crossback
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0639*01, e2*2007/46*0639*02, e2*2007/46*0639*03, e2*2007/46*0639*04
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 14 May and 14 September 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The plastic layers of the fuel tank do not adhere to each other correctly.
As a result, fuel may leak onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic and increasing the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code: GYE.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1634/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: CT200h
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e6*2007/46*0334; model code: ZWA10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 January and 7 March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an error in the manufacturing process, micro-cracks may develop on the plating of the damper rod on the rear door, allowing the gas charged in the damper to leak.
If a sufficient amount of gas leaks, the damper may fail to keep the back door open, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Lexus recall code: 19SMD102.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1639/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1829*05-06 Type: F2A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 01/04/2019 and 25/04/2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to manufacturing according to wrong specifications, there might be inclusions or cracks in the camber strut connection of the right-hand wheel carrier on the rear axle.
Consequently, under specific stresses the wheel carrier could break at the camber strut connection, affecting the wheel control and vehicle stability, increasing the risk of accidents.

 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz Recall code: 3594015.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1642/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1760*00, e1*2007/46*1761*00, e1*2007/46*1762*00, Types, according to type data sheet: KL3A4, FL3A4, KL3A5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29/03/2018 and 14/01/2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a manufacturing defect, the leaf springs on the rear axle might break.
Consequently, the wheel control and driving behaviour might be impaired, increasing the risk of accidents.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz Recall code: VS3BLAFED (3291090).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1655/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: JOJA
 
Name: Mains/USB adapter
 
Type / number of model:  BA 0146/ YHC 10-67
 
Batch number / Barcode:  CH9128-0719-01
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Three port USB charger, in rigid transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1656/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Anti-stress squeezable product
 
Brand: Winkee
 
Name: Stress sausage
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  260348474291
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product, due to its characteristic form and colour may be mistaken for foodstuff. Additionally, small parts can be easily detached from the product.
This may lead children to put the small pieces in the mouth and choke on them.

 

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

 
Description:  Stress sausage in rigid plastic packaging. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1654/19       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Salon Roger Fireworks
 
Name: Scorpio's
 
Type / number of model:  Item N° T817B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2017-SAL-1
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level during explosion is too high.
Excessive noise levels may cause damage to hearing.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue packaging with a picture of a scorpion, contains 5 sound emitters.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1608/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: KIDS LOVE
 
Type / number of model:  Art. Nº. 22249
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5412619222493, batch n°: 2018/06/22249
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (Velcro closure of the dress) of the product can be easily detached.
A small child may put the small part in the mouth and choke.

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

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

Company recall page:  http://www.vanok.be/

 
Description:  Battery operated soft-filled plastic doll, depicting a baby with a blue hat and pants. It is sold in a cardboard box with a plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1621/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Jellycat
 
Name: Amuseables
 
Type / number of model:  A4MBC, REG.NO. PA 14595
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7098310857
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The chain of the product can easily break releasing the small metal links.
A small child may put them 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Key chain with a soft filled toy in the shape of a mushroom with legs.
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1622/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll set
 
Brand: Fashion
 
Name: Happy Partneri
 
Type / number of model:  Art. Nº. MKK486735
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6991204867350
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the product contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)(measured value up to: 13 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set consisting of a plastic doll with several accessories (dresses, ceptre, hat, butterfly and desk), packed in cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1623/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: Toys
 
Name: Pistolet na strzalki
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº. 00-33201
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906160233201
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cups may detach and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun supplied with plastic projectiles with suction cups. The set is packed in a sealed plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1626/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Music Bed Bell
 
Type / number of model:  SNG 132518
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 6991201325181
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy breaks easily generating small parts. Furthermore, there are protruding parts.
A child could put the small parts or the protruding handle in the mouth, which could block the airways and cause choking.

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:  Cradle toy: set of plastic rattles. Cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1635/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's swing
 
Brand: Kingsport
 
Name: Swing
 
Type / number of model:  28881W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6906543512397
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product is incorrectly labelled as being suitable for small children.
The crotch strap can break and the seat back and bottom may come apart, causing the small child to slip down and become trapped by the neck where the two shoulder straps meet, leading to strangulation.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-8.
 

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

 
Description:  Swing with metal shelf, labelled as being suitable for children 1-3 years. The product was (also) sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1636/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Light up gloves
 
Brand: DIMY
 
Name: Lightning Up Gloves
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X000VCK8L
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The battery is easily accessible without the use of any tools.
A child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: This product listing was removed by Amazon. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  White gloves with grey wrist band in clear packaging with a battery-operated light-up feature. The product was also sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1646/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  REF: 11477 REF. FABRICANTE: 5124
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435533114771 , Lote: WD2018080457ENCE
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has small parts (eyes and nose) that can be easily detached.
A small child may put them 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Battery-powered dog-shaped soft toy, which barks and moves. It is covered with spotted artificial fur in different colours (grey, dark brown or light brown) and has plastic eyes and nose.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1647/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  REF: 11487 REF. FABRICANTE: 1208
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435533114870, Lote: WD2018080457ENCE
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has small parts (eyes and nose) that can be easily detached.
A small child may put them 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Battery-powered dog-shaped soft toy, which barks, moves and emits green light from its eyes. It is covered with spotted artificial fur in different colours, has plastic eyes and nose, and wears a bell fixed with a rubber band around his neck.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1648/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  REF: 11478 REF. FABRICANTE: 5198
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435533114788, Lote: WD2018080457ENCE
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has small parts (eyes and nose) that can be easily detached.
A small child may put them 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Battery-powered dog-shaped soft toy, which barks and moves. It is covered with spotted artificial fur in different colours, has plastic eyes and nose, and wears plastic sunglasses and headphones.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1650/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Yun fan 100 x three coloured balloons
 
Type / number of model:  YF 235 100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  X000ZEQI1J
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of nitrosamines released by the balloons is too high (measured value up to 2.3 mg/kg).
Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon 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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

 
Description:  100 coloured balloons supplied in clear plastic bag with CE sticker and label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1653/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy microphone
 
Brand: Abababy
 
Name: THE MICROPHONE
 
Type / number of model:  986-8; 936-9
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6219042495109
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The sound level of the toy is too high.
It could cause damage to hearing.

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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Battery-operated blue and pink toy microphone that emits purple flashing light and music. Packaging: collective tray.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1659/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Teddies
 
Name: Beauty Sweet, Beauty
 
Type / number of model:  N0.ZR-528
 
Batch number / Barcode:  00410180, 8592190411800
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 21 % 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:  Plastic doll “My HAPPY Fashion HAPPY“ .
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1660/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: FANCY NANCY
 
Type / number of model:  N0.8226
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6975420182268, LT379130
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.4 % 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:  Plastic doll about 15 cm tall. 3+. Other inscriptions: “I Giggle when I feel Better!, Make Nancy Fancy Parisian Fancy Nancy, Bag of Fancy“.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1609/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair dye
 
Brand: MAYURI HENNA
 
Name: Premium Quality Henna Powder
 
Type / number of model:  natural black MON- CCRR, 1AR-0018, REG.Nº. 1069611
 
Batch number / Barcode:  MFG.LIC Nº.:32/2/2013, 8904242800010
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Microbiological
 
The final product contains an excessive amount of p-phenylenediamine (PPD)(measured value: 9.8 %).

PPD is an extreme skin sensitiser and can trigger allergic contact dermatitis.
Additionally, the product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value: 30000 cfu/g).

If used on damaged skin or if the product comes in contact with the eyes it may cause infection or irritation.


The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  30 g of hair colouring powder sold in a green plastic pouch.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1624/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Toothpaste
 
Brand: APATITE
 
Name: Professional 7%
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8809130168978
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients the product contains aminocaproic acid, which use is banned in cosmetic products.
Aminocaproic acid is an antifibrinolytic drug, which impairs the normal break down of blood clots, increasing the risk thrombocytopenia and posing a risk for persons under anticoagulation therapy.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic tube containing 130 g of toothpaste. Sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1643/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Toothpaste
 
Brand: APATITE
 
Name: Denta Care Toothpaste
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8809130169302
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients the product contains aminocaproic acid, which use is banned in cosmetic products.
Aminocaproic acid is an antifibrinolytic drug, which impairs the normal break down of blood clots, increasing the risk thrombocytopenia and posing a risk for persons under anticoagulation therapy.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic tube containing 130 g of toothpaste. Sold in a green and white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1644/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Toothpaste
 
Brand: APATITE
 
Name: Newchito Plus-1 Toothpaste
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8809130169326
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients the product contains aminocaproic acid, which use is banned in cosmetic products.
Aminocaproic acid is an antifibrinolytic drug, which impairs the normal break down of blood clots, increasing the risk thrombocytopenia and posing a risk for persons under anticoagulation therapy.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic tube containing 130 g of toothpaste. Sold in an orange and white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1645/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Toothpaste
 
Brand: APATITE
 
Name: Whitening Toothpaste
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8809130160415
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the list of ingredients the product contains aminocaproic acid, which use is banned in cosmetic products.
Aminocaproic acid is an antifibrinolytic drug, which impairs the normal break down of blood clots, increasing the risk thrombocytopenia and posing a risk for persons under anticoagulation therapy.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic tube containing 130 g of toothpaste. Sold in a blue and white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1652/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Shampoo/shower gel
 
Brand: Bevola
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  I. Bevola Duschgel (shower gel) 3in1 Energy Kick II. Bevola Shampoo Mandelmilch (almond milk) III. Bevola Shower Gel Mango & Peach IV. Bevola Shower Gel Wild Rose
 
Batch number / Barcode:  I. 92030019/ EAN 4337185214998, II. 91830019/ EAN 4337185214059, III. 91400019/ EAN 4337185216046, IV. 91410019/ EAN 4337185216060
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria, including Pluralibacter gergoviae bacteria which may be considered opportunistic pathogen and is often resistant to antibiotics.
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucous membrane, the product may cause infection or irritation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Shower gel/shampoo in a plastic bottle (capacity 300 ml to 500 ml).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1661/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Radiant Glow botanical
 
Name: Brightening lotion
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055046400098
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 0.05 % by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis and might also induce cancer.

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:  White bottle with blue labels containing 500 ml of whitening body lotion.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1662/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Fair and White, Miss White
 
Name: Lait eclaircissant / Lightening body lotion
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  877917004502, BN56587
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 5.4 % by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis and might also induce cancer.

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:  100 ml of lightening body lotion in a pink bottle with a golden cap.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1627/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric grill
 
Brand: Zilan
 
Name: Sandwich maker
 
Type / number of model:  ZLN7628
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6423154019843
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is insufficient.
As result of low material properties, on high temperature, the enclosure breaks and live parts over the top become accessible.
This could lead to the user receiving an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Black sandwich maker packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1637/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Insect killer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Electronical Mosquito Killer
 
Type / number of model:  HK-1107
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The internal high tension connections are done by wire twisting.
Consequently, the connection could overheat leading the product to catch fire.

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

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

 
Description:  Black electronic Mosquito killer supplied in printed cardboard box with outer plastic wrapper.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1649/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB Charger
 
Brand: EUROBLU
 
Name: High Speed Charger with 3 USB
 
Type / number of model:  ZY52
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient.
Consequently, the accessible USB ports could become live, leading to an electric shock if touched by the user.

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

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

 
Description:  White charger with 3 USB outputs ports, sold in a plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
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Alert number: INFO/0121/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-Class, Vito
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*19, *21, e1*2007/46*0458*14 Type: 639.2, 639.4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 16 January 2019 and 13 May 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The user's instruction manual is incomplete or incorrect.
Consequently, the user could misuse the vehicle, increasing the risk of injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS2BAFV (5891163).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: INFO/0119/19       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Window hinges
 
Brand: MACO
 
Name: MULTI Turn-and-tilt hinges
 
Type / number of model:  Several product numbers of the „Multi-Matic“, „Multi-Trend“ and „ECO“ product groups.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected pieces were produced between October 2018 and March 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fixing bracket and bayonet pin of the hinges might be deformed.
Consequently the sash (window) may detach from its frame, falling onto the user.
 

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

Company recall page:  https://www.maco.eu/assets/PR_Retrofitting

 
Description:  Tilt-and-turn fittings for installation in windows.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: INFO/0120/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle lamp
 
Brand: BRELONG®
 
Name: Outdoor Night Light Waterproof
 
Type / number of model:  05385629
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to 65% and 0.3% by weight respectively).
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  Bicycle lamp
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44
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Alert number: A12/1638/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Bright Sunshine
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: HCY004WP006B87080IMX40 LOT: SS 254
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value up to: 62.5 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine is genotoxic and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the recommendations of the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up and the relevant national Law.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle with drip cap, containing 29 ml of tattoo ink. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1641/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: Mahoney Gangster Grey Dark and Lovely
 
Type / number of model:  Article: ST1189GGDAL Ref.: 1037C18916K03080167
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: BK133DIS Lot: SS243 Exp: 10/31/2021
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) (measured total value: 17.9 mg/kg) and benzo[a]pyrene (measured value: 160 µg/kg).
These PAHs may cause cancer and are also mutagenic and toxic for reproduction.

The product does not comply with the recommendations of the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on levels of impurities of PAHs in tattoo inks and the relevant national Law.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle with drip cap, containing 29 ml of tattoo ink. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1607/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Arocs
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0727*, e1*2007/46*0732* - 0734*, e1*2007/46*0736*, e1*2007/46*0742* Types: 963-4-A, 963-4-D, 963-0-C, 963-8-G, 963-4-C, 963-7-E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 June 2019 and 9 July 2019. Recall code: EAPU-SW / B5E-AUS
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A malfunction of the parking brake check position may lead to the vehicle rolling away.
This may increase the risk of an accident.
 

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 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1625/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Lanyard
 
Brand: Tamforce
 
Name: KM1506505
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The lanyard is insufficiently resistant to dynamic loads.
The lanyard could break during use causing the person to fall to the ground.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 354.
 

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

 
Description:  Lanyard, polyester, 1,8 m, carabiner and snap hook at the ends. The product was sold on line.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 44