Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 10 ( Published on: 12/03/2010)
Corrigendum
The notification 1567/09 from week 47 of 2009 has been updated.

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0472/10       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Children's bed - Roxi
 
Brand: Thuka
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  159345 (white) and 159348 (varnished)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because the barrier for the slide is weak.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales and recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Children's bed with slide.
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0477/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Catapult
 
Brand: Los Lunnis Magazine
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. 52 of the Los Lunnis Magazine.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because the two plastic parts comprising the catapult can easily separate and brake.
One accident reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Catapult formed by two hollow plastic parts in a "Y" shape, joined together by three screws which go through one of the parts and are fastened in each of the three mounting holes for the thread of the other part. The elastic band is knotted to the upper ends of the latter part. The catapult is packaged in a bag on which is indicated: "Warning: suitable for children over the age of three".
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0452/10       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Frying pan - Poêle
 
Brand: Crealys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  506651;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 367305 066511.
 
Risk type:  Burns
 

The product poses a risk of burns because the torsional rigidity of the handle is not sufficient and as a result the user could spill food during use.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12983.
 

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

 
Description:  Non-stick frying pan, diameter 20 cm, thickness 1.8 mm, grey external coating, black handle of insulating bakelite, for all hobs except induction hobs.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0464/10       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tyre repair kit - Kit Reparacion Bici
 
Brand: SINI Brico
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN 8427496704908.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains benzene at a concentration of higher than 1% by weight.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Bike repair set containing rubber solution and several plasters. Rubber solution is packed in an orange/white tube. Brand name: Red Sun Contains 29% benzene.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0465/10       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter - Gun King
 
Brand: Aomai
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AM-073
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of burns and fire because it is attractive to children, especially under 51 months of age.


The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.
 

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

 
Description:  The lighter imitates a pistol and also includes a LED flashlight. Inscription on its side: A LAMP LIGHTER.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0474/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain - Merry Christmas
 
Brand: Mini Lucciole
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  140L , 180L
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The products pose a risk of fire and electric shock because:


- the permanent connections of the terminals are ineffective;

- the cross sectional area of the conductors in the cables is not sufficient;

- protection against accessible active parts is not guaranteed.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Christmas lighting chains with mini bulbs packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0463/10       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Lamp for sauna
 
Brand: Ensto electric Oy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AVH 15; EAN 6418677601125.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it does not have drain holes and because the glass cover is easily removable exposing easily accessible live parts.


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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Lamp for use in sauna. White plastic body with glass cover.
Country of origin:  Estonia
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0467/10       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Night light - The Perfect Mini Night Light
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 0259717
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8010879109171
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- it is possible to change the bulb while it is plugged in to the mains;

- it has a cover which a child might mistake for a toy due to the decorations.


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

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

 
Description:  Night light with images of Disney characters. The packaging consists of a transparent blister pack with a piece of cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0447/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle - X-Max 250
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model YP250R. VIN range: VTLSG161000000040 - VTLSG161000025576.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because poor electrical connections close to the carburettor may result in it catching fire.

 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, The Netherlands, Finland

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Alert number: 0473/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle - Touring family models, including CVO Touring and Tri-Glide
 
Brand: Harley-Davidson
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Recall applies to all 2009 and 2010 Touring family models, including FLHT, FLHTC, FLHTCU, FLHTCU W/SC, FLTR, FLHR, FLHRC, FLHX, FLHTCU SHRINE, FLHR SHRINE, FLHTP, FLHP, FLHPE, FLHTCUTG, FLHTCUSE4, FLHTCU4-CVO, FLTRSE3, FLTR3-CVO, FLTRX, FLHTK, FLHXXX, FLHTCUSE5, FLHXSE models built from 6 June 2008 through 19 November 2009.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because, in the event of a frontal collision that results in severe frame damage, the fuel tank front mounts may distort in a manner that may cause a fuel leak. In the presence of an ignition source, this may result in a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Sweden, Finland, Portugal, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0471/10       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Mask - Punk mask with glasses and pink hair
 
Brand: Guirca
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 2713
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435118226400
 
Risk type:  Burns
 

The product poses a risk of burns because when it is exposed to a flame, the duration of the flaming is too long and the extent of the burning is too great.

 

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

 
Description:  Punk mask with glasses and pink hair. The product is not sold in any packaging. It is accompanied by a label, on the reverse of which the following statements appear in Spanish and other languages: "Not recommended for children under 14 years of age. This is not a toy, it is for fancy dress. Keep this label for subsequent checks. ".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0480/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Base for children's car seat - FamilyFix
 
Brand: Bebe-Confort (Southern Europe), Maxi-Cosi (Northern Europe)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Bebe-Confort: 86060100, Maxi-Cosi : 63300080
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8712930031734
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of a possible problem (a missing internal pin connection) with the mechanical attachment of the IsoFix connectors to the base.
 

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

 
Description:  Base to be used with Maxi-Cosi Pebble or CabrioFix infant car seat.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Malta, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Hungary, Slovenia, Estonia, Slovakia, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Finland

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Alert number: 0455/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Animal Farm Mats
 
Brand: Young Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  530339.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break in small parts and swallowed.



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

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

 
Description:  Puzzle made of coloured foam with die-cut figures of animals. Each mat, of approximately 32 x 32 cm, has a different animal.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Norway, Finland

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Alert number: 0466/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll with telephone
 
Brand: Bibi Love
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 6178192
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435284002808
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.45% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the arms and 0.4% in the head.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  This is a doll with long hair, dressed in a denim skirt and a striped jersey, with a jacket over her shoulders and a mobile phone in her hand. The product is sold in a cardboard box with transparent plastic on the front. The box carries the following information: BIBI LOVE, Made in China, the CE mark and the warning that it is not recommended for children under 36 months of age because it may contain small parts. The importer's full details are also given on a label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0468/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic animals - Animaux de la jungle
 
Brand: Wild Animal
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Lot: 04/LT29/09 -Nº 022 - Mod: 614520
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the elephant contains 0.5% di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP)
According to REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Various wild animal figurines made of plastic sold in a cardboard box bearing illustrations of several animals (lion, tiger, zebra, etc.) and the wording: WILD ANIMALS, NO.022, the CE mark, the symbol indicating that the product is unsuitable for children under 36 months old and some writing in English.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0469/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bow and arrows play set
 
Brand: Toxophily Set
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No/Batch: CHT561B95 - Model: 05881A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the kinetic energy of the projectiles is 1.8 J, which exceeds the maximum allowed value.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Plastic bow and arrows with suction cups including a laser pointer sold in cardboard packaging showing a picture of a child shooting an arrow, with the words: Toxophily Set and No 05881A.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0475/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy dartboard
 
Brand: La Riqueza
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  28433
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 

The product poses a risk of cuts because the plastic frame covering the metal panel is easily detachable and reveals the metal, which has sharp edges. One accident reported.


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


 

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

 
Description:  One side is a drawing board and the other is a dartboard. Supplied with two blunt darts. It is made from a metal panel that is covered with adhesive plastic and has an easily detachable plastic frame.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0476/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle
 
Brand: Baby Play Center
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  item No. WA-8993, code 6939071689934,
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because it has easily detachable small parts, which entirely fit into the small part cylinder.


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

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

 
Description:  Toy for young children packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0479/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden Dog - Hit-Pop Dog
 
Brand: Gogo Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  20467 EAN no: 4711155464673
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the ears of the dog can be easily detached and swallowed.


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

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

 
Description:  The toy is a wooden dog on four wheels with a tale and ears and with a short rope in the front. The toy is 17 cm long and 10 cm tall. The size of the ear is 2.5 x 3.5 cm and the pin that binds the ear is approximately 2 cm.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0450/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Child's jogging suit
 
Brand: NWD (Newwood)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Size 10, Style No: 6026221,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8431233229036
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the waist area.


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

 

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

 
Description:  This is a size-10 jogging suit, the jacket of which is red and the trousers blue.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0453/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Calzedonia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Size age 4
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords around the neck.


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

 

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

 
Description:  2 piece bikini with splashes of yellow, orange, pink and green on a white background and pink and orange cords.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: 0454/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Swimming trunks
 
Brand: Finnwear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Item FW-01-72036, 2. Item FW-01-72037, 3. Item FW-01-71855.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the waist area.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Boys’ swimming trunks, 80 % polyamide, 20 % spandex. Drawstring in the waist area. 1. FW-01-72036: Blue swimming trunks with crab figures, sizes 90-120 cm; 2. FW-01-72037: Navy blue and green swimming trunks, sizes 90-170 cm; 3. FW-01-71855: Black swimming trunks with Superman figures, sizes 90-170 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0458/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's hair bands - Collection for kids
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  509Y0512-FUX, bar code: 0 288815 000037
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries to the head due to the presence of sharp edges on the teeth.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s plastic hair bands. On the inner side there are two rows of sharp teeth. On the outer side there is a plastic flower.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0459/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's hair bands - Collection for kids
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  509Y0511, bar code: 0 288817 000035
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The products pose a risk of injuries to the head due to the presence of sharp edges on the teeth.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s plastic hair bands. On the inner side there are two rows of sharp teeth. Available in various colours with white spots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0460/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's hair bands - Accessories KIDS
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JB-260330P-1, bar code: 0 259098 000038
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries to the head due to the presence of sharp edges on the teeth.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s plastic hair bands. On the inner side there are two rows of sharp teeth. On the outer side there is a textile band on which there is a glued butterfly made of the same fabric.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0461/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirts
 
Brand: “NIK and KID”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and in the waist.


The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

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

 
Description:  . Children’s sweatshirts for children up to 7 years old and between 7 and 14 years old, in various colours and sizes, having cords in the hood and cords that hang out of the lower part of the garment. The products are offered in a clear cellophane package.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0462/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: “Zhong fu”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the waist.


The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

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

 
Description:  . Children’s trousers (jeans), dark-blue colour, with cords at the waist, various sizes. The product is sold without a package.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0470/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby's trousers - Jeans Wear
 
Brand: Coleboys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  L050
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the waist area.


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

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Checked trousers for babies with front pockets and a drawstring at the waist.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0457/10       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Mobile phone with charger
 
Brand: Luxphone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8000
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the clearances and creepage distances in the transformer of the charger are not sufficient and fire because the charger catches fire easily.



The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  Mobile phone with charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0448/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Fingernail modelling - UV-Gel Sensitive Nail Scout
 
Brand: Nail Scout (distributor)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch No. 09.2009.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains acrylic acid which can cause sensitisation by inhalation/skin contact.


In addition, the product does not contain the required instructions for use and warnings.


One accident reported.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Fingernail modelling gel; 5 ml tub.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0451/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Cleansing water no-rinse formula for babies
 
Brand: Klorane Bebe
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code ACL 6109933; Barcode 3 282779 265515. All batches placed on the market since October 2009.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the pump components (push disc) can be easily detached and swallowed.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  500 ml bottle with push disc.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Portugal

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Alert number: 0449/10       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  1. Love meter, 2. Drinking bird
 
Brand: Petr Prokes (manufacturer)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain diethyl ether.


The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  1. The lower part of the article contains diethyl ether. When heat is applied, the substance rises into the glass cylinder above. 2. The "drinking bird" contains a liquid which reacts to changes in temperature. This causes the bird to move and mimic the act of drinking.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10

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Alert number: 0478/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric toaster - Cool Touch 2 Slice Toaster
 
Brand: Sanusy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SN-2510
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9191425102002
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it does not have sufficient protection against electric shock and a risk of fire because the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is not sufficient.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric toaster in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 10