Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 46 ( Published on: 15/11/2019)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1692/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: INTENZE
 
Name: True Black
 
Type / number of model:  Article: ST1019TB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: BK144IMX40 Ref.: 1036C01918L21081551 LOT: SS 280 Exp: 11/30/2022
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene up to 0.35 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 62.4 mg/kg).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.
The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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, 29.6 ml. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1694/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Tablet case
 
Brand: Deltaco
 
Name: Universal 7-8" tablet case stand
 
Type / number of model:  1309383
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7333048027009
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The brown artificial leather contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 0.20 % by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A tablet case made of brown artificial leather.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1718/19       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Eraser
 
Brand: Marca
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  400 502 028070 4005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6949029914742
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached from the product.
This may lead especially children to put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Food Imitating Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Eraser imitating foodstuff (French pastry “Macaron”) in a package containing 5 pieces of erasers in different colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1703/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Test tube ooze
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7392870162388
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 775 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.

 

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

 
Description:  Yellow toy slime in a test tube.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1707/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Olaf's FASHION ADVENTURE
 
Type / number of model:  N°HY61
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6903108323238, LT2323
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains an excessive amount of 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18.7 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Plastic doll in a cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1717/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic figure
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Ladybug figures
 
Type / number of model:  482860
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1090324, PU61938
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the red figure contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 15.2 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Red plastic figure in a set of 7 plastic dolls in various shapes and designs. the product was sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1696/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Toiletry bag
 
Brand: Hot Wheels/Mama l'O
 
Name: Toiletry Bag
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5410267761029
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the black plastic on the inside of the bag contains lead (measured value up to 0.075 % by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children.
In addition, it contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 14% by weight).
This phthalate is toxic to reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Green and blue toiletry bag with race car design
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1697/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's cardigan
 
Brand: Two in a castle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T08604302 and T08600302
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains drawstrings in the neck area.
These drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Young girls fur cardigan in a dusty pink colour. This garment is designed for 2 years-old girls .
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1698/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: BIKKEMBERGS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FE64
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8000065047639
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys' sweatshirt in grey colour, intended for 12 year-old boys.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1699/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: BIKKEMBERGS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FE69
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8000065061949
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys' sweatshirt in dark blue colour, intended for 8-year-old boys.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1700/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Two in a castle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T08580304 T08584302
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
This garment bears long functional drawstrings in the upper back area.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Young girls' dress with ruffled sleeves. This garment is designed for 2, 4-year-old girls and it comes in dusty pink /white colour.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1701/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: BIKKEMBERGS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FE56
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8000065040838
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys' sweatshirt in dark blue and grey colour, intended for 8-year-old boys.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1702/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's romper suit
 
Brand: Yellowsub
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  41150304062
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5208073003231
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
This garment bears long functional drawstrings in the waist area.
The long functional cords can become trapped during activities of the child and cause 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:  Baby's romper suit, designed with a crosswise functional cords at the waist area bearing 3D embellishment. This garment comes in mouline anthracite colour.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1704/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini set
 
Brand: Two in a castle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T06820306
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bikini top has shoulder straps (cords) with free ends.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  White bikini set of 2 parts that comes with a headband in a tulle bag, designed for 6-year-old girls.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1705/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Wallet
 
Brand: Joe Mac of Sweden
 
Name: Plånbok
 
Type / number of model:  1803 LD-9461
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The brown plastic on the inside of the wallet contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 4.1 % by weight). It also contains cadmium (measured value: 0.013% by weight) and lead (measured value up to 1% 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.
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer. Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects.
The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation) and the REACH regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A black wallet with zipper and a strap. The inner material is brown artificial leather.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1706/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: BIKKEMBERGS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ZF56
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8000065290448
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product contains drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys' clothing set that includes a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers, in dark blue colour. The set is intended for 9 month-old boys.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1711/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: Two in a castle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T00780824
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The jacket has functional cords with free ends to be tied in the waist area.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink jacket designed for 2-year-old children.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1714/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's cardigan
 
Brand: Two in a castle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T08600808
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product has long drawstrings with free ends in the neck area.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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:  Pink fake fur cardigan intended for 8-year-old girls. Available in other colours. The product is also sold online.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1715/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Yellowsub
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  42150543006
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5208073019867
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The trousers have long functional cords to be tied at the waist area.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Grey/khaki trousers intended for 9/10-year-old children.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1716/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather bracelet
 
Brand: XUPING
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  5500
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal in the product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to: 0,51 % by weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Leather bracelet with a metal section in its centre, sold in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1693/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Fog machine
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LED 500
 
Batch number / Barcode:  TOBA313S / ENIK00007715
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits of the transformer are not sufficient.
Accessible parts of the product could become live, leading to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic outer fog machine supplied in plain card board box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1695/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger cable for mobile devices
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Laddkabel för mobil och surfplatta
 
Type / number of model:  OW-171905
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7332844354135
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The brown plastic cable housing contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 33 % by weight).
Lead is a very toxic substance. It can damage the nervous system and affect, for instance, the ability to learn. Fetuses and children are especially vulnerable.

The article does not comply with the RoHS directive.
 

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

 
Description:  1m long charger cable in brown/gold.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1708/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power bank
 
Brand: Puckator
 
Name: Game Over
 
Type / number of model:  CHAR08
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055071730252
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The plastic cable housing contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 5,12% by weight). The solder also contains lead and cadmium (measured values up to 68 % and 0.44 % by weight respectively).
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. Lead and cadmium are toxic for the environment.
The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation) and 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Rectangular black portable USB charger with videogame design
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1709/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Samsung (counterfeit)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ETA-S90EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The metal in the solder contains lead (measured value up to 37.9% 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:  Travel adapter in white plastic
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1710/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S-IP4G-0129B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders in the USB charger adapter contain lead (measured value up to 55% by weight) and cadmium (mesaured value up to 0.9% by weight).
Lead and cadmium pose a risk to the environment.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
 

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

 
Description:  USB charger adapter in black plastic
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1712/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Warming LED-hat
 
Brand: Beyond active
 
Name: Värmande ledmössa
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders in the hat contain lead (measured value up to 84.4% 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Blue beanie with a warming function
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: A12/1713/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB Fan
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Uppladdningsbar USB fläkt
 
Type / number of model:  MiNi COOLi
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WY-F00121030
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders in the USB fan contain lead (measured value up to 71.7% 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: Importer)

 
Description:  White and black rechargeable USB fan in rectangular shape.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0066/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Splash Toys
 
Name: sweet pups surprise
 
Type / number of model:  30837
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch N0: PT82811296 - Bar code: 3700514308377
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the stuffing material 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Soft toy in pastry shape convertible into a dog, packaged in a plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/0125/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic figure
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Donkey Kong figure
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the figure contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 9.6 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
It also contains Cadmium (measured value: 0.012% by weight). Cadmium causes damage to organs if swallowed or inhaled and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Donkey Kong plastic figure. The product was sold online (in particular via Wish).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46

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Alert number: INFO/0126/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Candle holder
 
Brand: Flying Tiger Copenhagen
 
Name: Candle holder
 
Type / number of model:  3017653
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0200030176533
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The coating of the candle holder is not sufficiently resistant to fire.
When the candle burns down the coating of the candle holder can ignite.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold-coloured candle holder shaped as a crocodile.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, France, Ireland

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Alert number: INFO/0124/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mini USB Fan
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6941797965360
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders in the plastic fan contain lead (measured value up to 44.7% 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Blue USB fan for smartphone
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 46