Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 47 ( Published on: 22/11/2019)
Notification A12/1696/19 published on weekly report 2019-46 on 15/11/2019 has been modified following national authority request to indicate that the product is counterfeit.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1748/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Headlight
 
Brand: Jula IPX
 
Name: 600 LMIPX3
 
Type / number of model:  IPX 002-529
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The solders contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 65% 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).
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Headlight with led light
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1739/19       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: Ktwo
 
Name: Colour lighters
 
Type / number of model:  CB5022441140065
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5022441140065
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The flame extinction time is too long.
The user could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 9994.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighter sold individually without packaging, with label and glued-on bar code.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1735/19       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Ceiling light
 
Brand: Paths
 
Name: Crystal Ceiling Light
 
Type / number of model:  B27/2 LED Driver model number 4-7W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The internal build and the fuse are inadequate, causing the product to break down.
The product may consequently become live, leading to an electric shock if touched by user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 60598-1 and EN 61347-1.
 

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

 
Description:  LED ceiling light with metal plate fitting and hanging crystal decorations.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1720/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Dodge
 
Name: RAM
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 8 June 2012 and 12 May 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defect in the airbag control software.
As a result, the side airbags may not deploy in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck under Dodge recall code: U53.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1721/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mazda
 
Name: 3, CX-30
 
Type / number of model:  Model codes: BP; DM
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 14 June and 1 October 2019 (Mazda 3 BP) and between 9 July and 1 October 2019 (Mazda CX-30 DM).
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On certain subject vehicles, it is possible that the powertrain control module (PCM) provides an inappropriate air/fuel ratio causing a lean condition.
This may cause the engine to stall in motion, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mazda recall code: AK055A.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1725/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All-Terrain vehicle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Ranger XP 1000
 
Type / number of model:  Model 2018-2020
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 September 2017 and 10 September 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fuel line is not sufficiently protected.
If the drive belt breaks or fails during operation, the fuel line could become damaged. Consequently, fuel may leak, increasing the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  All-terrain vehicle.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1727/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Three-wheel motorcycle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Slingshot S / SL / SLR / GT
 
Type / number of model:  Model year 2015 and 2019
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 15/05/2014 and 25/04/2016.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Under certain conditions, the capability of the battery fuse block terminals might be exceeded by the actual electrical current requirements.
Consequently, the terminal could be damaged leading to a loss of forward and rear lighting, instrument cluster or power steering assist, increasing the risk of accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Three-wheel motorcycle.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1729/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: RENAULT
 
Name: Kangoo
 
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0006*41 Stop & Start versions equipped with K9K628/648 H5Ft408 engines
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured at the Maubeuge plant between 5 December 2018 and 19 February 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The "Stop & Start" function might not properly work.
Consequently, the engine might inadvertently remain running while the vehicle is stationary, increasing the risk of accidents.


 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Renault recall code: 0D3M.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1750/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Skoda
 
Name: Fabia, Karoq, Kodiaq, Octavia, Rapid, Superb
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e11*2001/116*0291, *0326 e8*2007/46*0319, *0320, *0249, e11*2007/46*0250, *0243, *0317,*0318; types: 5J, NH, 5E, 3T, 2CM, NS, NH
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between January and August 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible defect in the driver's airbag housing.
As a result, the airbag may not deploy properly in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of an injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Skoda recall code: 69Y9.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1751/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Cherokee
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0783*11; type: KL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 July 2018 and 20 September 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The airbag control device may lose its connection to the connected accelerometers.
This could reduce the effectiveness of the airbag system, leading to delayed airbag deployment or airbag failure.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Jeep recall code: V63.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Poland

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Alert number: A12/1752/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Vito
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0458*08-17, e1*2007/46*0459*06-11, e1*2007/46*0457*09-22; types: 639/4, 639/5, 639/2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between June 2014 and 2 September 2019.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The coverings on the seat boxes with an integrated back-up battery may be missing.
This will increase the risk of a short circuit or fire in case objects made of electroconductive (e.g. metal) materials are placed in the seat boxes.
 

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: VS2SITZAB (9190165).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1753/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: E-class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1560*02-09; type: R1ES; T-model; model series BR 213
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 September 2016 and 23 May 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The rear spoiler might not have been attached in accordance with requirements.
As a result, the rear spoiler could become completely detached from the vehicle at high speeds, 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 Mercedes-Benz recall code: 7792001.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Poland

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1754/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1761*00 - *01, e1*2007/46*1763*00 - *01; types: FL3A4, FL3A5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 19 September 2018 and 20 August 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The leaf springs on the rear axle may have not been fitted in accordance with the specifications.
This will impair the driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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: VS3ZUGFED (3291092).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1737/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Work gloves
 
Brand: DEXTER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  930528- taille 10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3276009965115
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather of the gloves contains an excessive amount of chromium VI (measured value: 38.9 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

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

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

 
Description:  Waterproof grain yellow bovine-leather gloves for DIY – the pair of gloves is attached to a cardboard backing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1728/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: CARETERO
 
Name: LÓZECZKO TURYSTYCZNE
 
Type / number of model:  Simplo
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902021521609
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The foldable mattress of the bed folds too easily and a small child could pull the mattress up and get its head trapped between the mattress and the base of the cot, leading to suffocation.
Moreover a small child may introduce its head in the outside pocket of the cot, that poses a risk of suffocation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding cot with metal frame, dark blue fabric and mesh, this can open with a semicircle zipper at one end. There is a pocket on the other end of the cot. Packaging: blue textile carrying bag and cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1738/19       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Eraser shaped like a pink macaroon
 
Brand: IWAKO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0096455440001, 0096455440002, 0096455440003
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Due to its characteristic form, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead children to put it in the mouth. Small parts may be bitten off or detach, which could lead to choking.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Food Imitating Products Directive nor with the relevant European Standard EN 71-1 .
 

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

 
Description:  IWAKO puzzle eraser looking like foodstuff
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1719/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft-filled toys
 
Brand: ALL NEW MATERIALS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WCH6829-8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6906510856707
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part (the nose) can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on it.

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

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

 
Description:  Soft-filled toy in the shape of a bear wearing a blue shirt.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1722/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Red slime big can
 
Type / number of model:  ZRJ81120104D
 
Batch number / Barcode:  190427190042465000
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1021 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Red slime decorated with black dots in a see-through plastic container with a fishing bear on the label. The product was sold online (in particular via Aliexpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1724/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: LOL Surprise
 
Name: 8Pcs LoL Surprise
 
Type / number of model:  1100715 (1266308)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  PU62454
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 12.42% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The plastic dolls contain short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 2.01%).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  8 small plastic collector dolls with various accessories. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1731/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SCOOTER
 
Type / number of model:  WX-T9513
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5998083593685
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheel is too small and could get stuck in holes in the ground and the steering tube is not sufficiently stable.
This could cause the child to lose balance and fall off, leading to injuries.

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:  Foldable, three-wheeled, metal framed scooter. The transparent wheels are equipped with LED lights which emit red-green light, when rotating rapidly. The product is available in blue and pink colour. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1733/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft-filled toy
 
Brand: TY
 
Name: FLIPPABLES
 
Type / number of model:  TY36263 (0918/17179)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  008421362639
 
Risk type:  Choking, Health risk / other
 
The sequins can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts.
A child may put small part into the mouth, where it may block the airways, or may inhale it, leading to infection in the lungs.

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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Soft toy dinosaur covered with sequins. No packaging.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1734/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby teether set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Baby Teethers
 
Type / number of model:  N° BM3340-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5995858137440
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the teethers.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

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

 
Description:  Set of baby teethers/rattles in different shapes in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1740/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Il Castello Di Martina
 
Type / number of model:  Art. N°: 40210, No 2116-13
 
Batch number / Barcode:  GTF00915112017, EAN 8022645402102
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll and the shoes contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values: 21.4%, 1.2% and 1.2 % by weight, respectively).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories, packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1743/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: BF
 
Name: Játék csörgő
 
Type / number of model:  Item N0: 1401087
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8000014010875
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product can easily break, releasing small parts.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The sharp endings of the broken toy may cause injuries.

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:  Plastic blue and white rattle toy. The two ends of the toy are enclosed by pink plastic lattices with 1-1 green rattle ball in them. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Romania

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Alert number: A12/1744/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: babyono
 
Name: Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  Cat. N0 673
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5904341205382
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product can easily break, releasing small parts.
A child may put the small parts 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Two flower-shaped rattles containing coloured balls. The two flowers are connected by a coloured, rotatable plastic element. Packaging in a blister.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1745/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy set
 
Brand: Weixingda
 
Name: BABY Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  N0.999
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product can easily break, releasing small parts.
A child may put the small parts 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of six plastic rattles, three teething and a horn. Packaging in a plastic bag with cardboard closing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1746/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Mobile phone toy
 
Brand: CYD
 
Name: KidPhone projection
 
Type / number of model:  N0.134B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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:  White and blue plastic toy in the shape of a mobile phone with sound and light effects and with projector function, powered by 3xAAA batteries. Packaging in a cardboard box with transparent front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1747/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Mobile phone toy
 
Brand: Abababy
 
Name: MUSIC PHONE
 
Type / number of model:  N0.CY103-4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8335669171344
 
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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  White plastic toy in the shape of a mobile phone with sound and light effects, powered by 3xAG13 button batteries. Packaging in a cardboard box with transparent front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1732/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Aily
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2650-7, 21 size
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6907302206014
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The decorative flowers on the shoes can easily be detached, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's shoes with decorative rhinestones and flowers, sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1726/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Wireless headset
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wireless headset
 
Type / number of model:  Stereo sound & ultra compact
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Environment
 
The metal solder contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value up to 36.25% by weight).
The black cord and the artificial leather contain short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 3.55% by weight).
Lead poses a risk to the environment.
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The article does not comply he requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive) and with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Black and orange foldable headphones in a black cardboard packaging. The product was sold online (in particular via Aliexpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1730/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric kettle
 
Brand: Rusta
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch no 657827, Batch no 657828
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7331121394154
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The plastic cord of the kettle contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.47% by weight).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Water kettle stainless with black power base and a black cord.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1736/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Vacuum packing machine
 
Brand: Xin Boa long
 
Name: FreshpackPro-QH
 
Type / number of model:  QH-01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6931863200013
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The poor quality of the internal build can easily lead to breakdown at low voltage.
User may touch the product and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1 and EN 60335-2-45.
 

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

 
Description:  White vacuum packing machine supplied in a printed cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1742/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB Charger Adapter
 
Brand: OKCS
 
Name: OKCS
 
Type / number of model:  YJ-085
 
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 taken by economic operators: Removal of the products from the Amazon platform (By: Other)

 
Description:  2 black USB power supplies in a transparent plastic bag. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0067/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: Zopa
 
Name: Hordozható babaágy pozicionáló
 
Type / number of model:  Yoga B-2824
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8595114431700
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The foldable mattress of the bed folds too easily when the cot is used in an elevated condition.
As a result, a child could be trapped underneath the mattress, increasing the risk of suffocation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding cot with metal frame, grey fabric and mesh, that opens with a zipper. The foldable mattress of the cot is height adjustable with a zippered insert. Packaging: grey textile carrying bag.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/0128/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Amber necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The beads can easily break, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on it.
 

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

 
Description:  Amber Jewellery for use for children only
Country of origin:  Latvia
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: INFO/0127/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Two coloured slime
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1078 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Two plastic bags of blue and purple slime in a see-through plastic container. The product was sold online (in particular via Aliexpress).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47
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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1723/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Truck/livestock transporter
 
Brand: Fiege
 
Name: KA-BA
 
Type / number of model:  Individual approval
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between January 2007 and December 2014. Recall code: Hubdachstützen [roof-panel supports]
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The roof panel may become detached from the vehicle because of cracks in the roof-panel supports.
It may then fall into the vehicle interior and could endanger those inside.
 

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

 
Description:  Truck/livestock transporter
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1749/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs, Atego, Econic
 
Type / number of model:  Models: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-2-A, 963-0-B, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-2-E, 963-8-H, 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967KMU3, 967FWU2, 967FWU3, NGE-L62N, NGE-L42, NGE-L62V, 967PKX4-T, 967PKX4, 967PKX3-T, 967PKX2-T, Type-approval numbers: : e1*2007/46*0726, *0727, *0728, *0729, *0731, *0732, *0735, *0736, *0738, *0743, *1170, *1171, *1174, *1175, *1176, *1222, *1223, *1234, *1553, *1641, *1650, *1651
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 31/07/2019 and 11/09/2019. Recall code: HUELSE-LTG
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The high pressure line is possibly fitted defectively.
Fuel could leak leading to the risk of fire.
 

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 - 47