Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 50 ( Published on: 13/12/2019)
Notification A12/1208/19 has been withdrawn and unpublished from report n° 2019-32 of 09/08/2019 at the request of the notifying Member State because of new tests results.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1957/19       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Outdoor chair
 
Brand: PERFECTLINE
 
Name: Outdoor aluminum and textile armchair
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. manufacturer: 192591BLACK
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5600941316717
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The seat attachment points can break.
A user can consequently fall from the chair and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 581-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Black outdoor aluminum and textile armchair - (Lenght) 57cm x (Width) 58cm x (Height) 87cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1933/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Floating seat with steering wheel
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: SEA 700
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. CY17375 , CNP 1, 11.918.777/002-37 Origem
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Drowning
 
The product is not equipped with a self-closing valve.
Consequently, the product could deflate while the child is still seated in it, sinking and causing the child to drown.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 13138-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Inflatable swim ring with a steering wheel intended for use by children, with two openings through which the child's legs pass.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1946/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  DIY jewellery set
 
Brand: MEYCO
 
Name: Bastelschmuck - Karabinerhaken mit Kette
 
Type / number of model:  Article N° 61468
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4028245614680, PC: 7C
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 0.91 µg/cm2/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  DIY jewellery set consisting of 1 spring hook, 2 metal spirals and 1 metal chain; packaged in a plastic bag attached to printed paperboard
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1947/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mitsubishi
 
Name: Outlander PHEV
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1397*00; e1*2007/46*1397*01; e1*2007/46*1397*02; model code: GG2WXDHHZL6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles are from model year 2014.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to low sulfidation corrosion resistance of the airflow sensor and to the sulfur gas evaporation from the intake rubber hose, the internal resistor of the airflow sensor might corrode and disconnect.
As a result, the vehicle will run out of battery and suddenly stop, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Finland, Germany, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1948/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  3-wheeled motorcycle
 
Brand: BRP
 
Name: Can-am Ryker
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles are from model years 2019 and 2020.
 
Risk type: 
 
The wheel nuts may crack resulting in a reduced clamping force.
This could eventually affect the integrity of the wheel assembly and the vehicle’s behaviour, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  3-wheeled motorcycle.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1950/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Jumpy, Spacetourer
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0530*00 to *09, e2*2007/46*0531*00 to *06; type: V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 October 2015 and 1 August 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ball joint on the wishbone suspension may loosen.
This would impair the vehicle's directional 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 Citroen recall code: GVE.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1951/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Combo E
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0623*03, e2*2007/46*0623*04, e2*2007/46*0623*05, e2*2007/46*0623*06, e2*2007/46*0623*07
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles are from model year 2020.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front passenger seat belt may not be correctly installed during production.
As a result, the seat belt may not retain the passenger sufficiently 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Passenger cars with RPO code AJ3 (airbag driver side only) under Oper recall code: 19-C-130 (E191904472).
Country of origin:  Portugal, Spain
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1952/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ranger Raptor
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e5*2007/46*0080*00; type: 2AB
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 January and 03 April 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake hoses may get deformed and can come into contact with the rims.
This can result in damage of the brake hoses, brake fluid leakage and reduced braking system functionality, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Pickup truck under Ford recall code: 19U12.
Country of origin:  South Africa
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1953/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: S60, V60, V40, V40CC, S90, V90, V90CC and XC90
 
Type / number of model:  VIN range: LVYPS68BCJP035125* - YV1PZ68BCJ1036844*
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles are from model year 2016 - 2019;
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Due to an excessive build-up of carbon deposits in the intake system, the plastic engine intake manifold may melt and deform.
As a result, a localized engine bay fire may occur.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars equipped with four-cylinder diesel engine D4204T8 (engine code 74), D4204T11 (A4), D4204T6 (A7) and D4204T23 (68) under Volvo recall code: R 29945.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1958/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: V60
 
Type / number of model:  VIN range: YV1ZWA8TCK2028757 to YV1ZW72VDK2340079
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 10/12/2018 and 18/04/2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to an error in the manufacturing process, the wheelbase is out of specification.
As a result, the manoeuvrability of the vehicle can be impaired, increasing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Volvo recall code: R 69955.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1944/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Plastic fork
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Plastic fork
 
Type / number of model:  TR-03-K-003570
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8699303302526
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The fork breaks easily and plastic fragments detach from it.
These plastic fragments can be swallowed, without being noticed, along with the food consumed, leading to choking and even injury.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Disposable plastic fork, packed together with a napkin in a transparent plastic bag, without information in Romanian language.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1934/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Happy Childhood
 
Name: Charm ROMANTIC GIRL
 
Type / number of model:  Nº.ZR-918 Item Nº. DO646001 (on the label)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906806460015
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll's head contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values: 16 % and 0.19 % by weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Blond-haired plastic doll in blue dress. It is sold in a cardboard box with transparent window
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1945/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children's swing
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Retrus hinta Tray
 
Type / number of model:  120/07; AC:156246
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5991380158731
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (star nuts, plastic tube caps) can easily become detached from the swing.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8 and 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:  Swing made of metal frame and metal swing with textile seat. The swing is intended for children from 6 months up to 15 kg (3 years old). Packaging: transparent plastic bag. The product was (also) sold online.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1954/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Squeezable toy
 
Brand: PIPI TOYS
 
Name: Squishy Mesh Balls (Wabbelmasse)
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: G18232-002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0 797776 571390
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The liquid inside the product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value: 260000 cfu/g), among which Klebsiella oxytoca and Rhizobium radiobacter.
Klebsiella oxytoca, which can be resistant to antibiotics, and Rhizobium radiobacter are opportunistic pathogens and could lead to bacterial sepsis or pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals.

The product could break while the child is playing with it and become exposed to the bacteria.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  Squishy ball (6 cm) made of transparent material with green glitter, filled with colourless gel beads and green glitter in a white plastic mesh. The products are sold in a coloured printed cardboard box containing 12 balls individually wrapped in plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1942/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: HASHTAG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  199743
 
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:  Boys winter jacket with hood. This garment comes in dark beige colour, is intended for 8-years-old boys.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1943/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's leader shorts
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: K-Lederhose Modell "Rafael Kid", Farbe "Nuss”
 
Type / number of model:  ‘Rafael Kid’ model
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 70944402 , Lot N0: 07-2017
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 3 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with 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:  Children’s leader shorts, dark brown, with straps, mock-horn buttons on the outer legs and for attaching the straps, two pockets at the front, one back pocket, bib and front of the legs decorated with embroidery in a light-coloured thread, seams piped with light-coloured leather.
Country of origin:  Sri Lanka
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1956/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fashion Jewelery
 
Type / number of model:  KO47
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value up to 91.3% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Chain with pendant, silver-coloured. Pendant contains a plastic bead.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1931/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Feique, Rose
 
Name: Whitening Anti-Freckle Pckage
 
Type / number of model:  AK:027
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6927347910219, EXP: 19/12/2019
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 16400 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin whitening cream sold in a silver cardboard box with a picture of a blonde woman and a red rose.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1932/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Faiza
 
Name: Beauty cream
 
Type / number of model:  Trade Mark Nº: 223190
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6199561995666
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 28500 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening cream sold in a purple cardboard box with yellow letters and a picture of an Asian woman.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1935/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Chandni
 
Name: Whitening cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0102196013014, MFG. 02/17 EXP. 02/19
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 1160 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin whitening cream packed in a beige/grey cardboard box with red letters.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1936/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin ligthening product
 
Brand: Beauty Clinic
 
Name: Cream with lycopene
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3215650214173
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 11200 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin whitening cream packed in a beige cardboard box with a picture of the female model.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1937/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Faiza Beauty
 
Name: Lotion
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8993138993349
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 554 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin whitening body lotion in a transparent plastic bottle with dispenser pump nozzle. The product is packed in a purple cardboard box with letters in yellow and a picture of a woman on the front.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1938/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Flori's - Duo
 
Name: Creme de visage a l'huille d'Argan
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7785693257780
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 8300 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  40 g of face cream packed in a red and yellow cardboard box with the faces of two women.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1939/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Feique
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AK:032
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6927347910257, EXP:12/12/2021
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 19700 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening cream sold in a cardboard box in gold colour.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1940/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Natural Face, Nice Cosmetics Pakistan
 
Name: Beauty cream
 
Type / number of model:  Registration Nº: 280669
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Mfg. Date: Mar. 2016 Exp. Date: Mar.2018
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains mercury (measured value: 17300 mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening cream sold in a yellow cardboard box with blue and yellow letters.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1941/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor
 
Brand: TECHly
 
Name: TRAVEL ADAPTER 2 USB, TRAVEL UNIVERSAL ADAPTOR
 
Type / number of model:  502062 (on the product); IPW-ADAPTER6 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 054529 020201
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug into the adaptor is possible. Furthermore, the product has a protection class II plug and therefore no earth connection. The internal cables can easily detach, making the accessible USB ports live.
The user could touch live accessible parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60884 and EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  White universal travel adaptor with two USB ports and without earth contacts. The product is sold in a plastic blister packaging. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A12/1955/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB power supply
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: USB 1A and USB Universalna 1A biala
 
Type / number of model:  GTIN 5901737937742 and GTIN 5901737246042
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901737246042, 5901737937742
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The suppression capacitor between the mains primary and USB secondary circuits is not strong enough.
Consequently, the accessible USB port becomes live increasing the risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62368-1.
 

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

 
Description:  White plastic USB power supply unit. The product is sold in a plastic film with two stickers printed in Polish. Details of the power supply unit: Input: 100-240V of 50/60Hz and 0.15 A Output: 5V and 1A .
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0077/19       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Portable gas heater
 
Brand: Volteno
 
Name: Piecyk gazowy
 
Type / number of model:  VO0286 4.2kW
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901508172860, The affected products were manufactured in 2018.
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The surface temperature of the appliance rises too much during use.
This poses a risk of burns to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliance Directive and the relevant European standard EN 449.
 

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

 
Description:  Portable gas heater sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A11/0080/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holder
 
Brand: bibi
 
Name: Soother holder
 
Type / number of model:  I LOVE PAPA 113859
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7610472854853, Lot.Nº.: JR-0869 Prod Date:29.8.2016 Exp Date: 29.8.2021
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The plastic clip of the soother holder can easily break, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description:  Textile soother holder intended for children with age 0+.
Country of origin:  Switzerland
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A11/0078/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: One Two Fun
 
Name: Cuddly Toy Peluche
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM: 187-103-40-AP/139102
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2019-05-15 / 3245676695533
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts may easily detach from the toy (pieces of fur).
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Llama soft toy (plush) with light blue extremities (tail, mane, ears and feet), size 41 cm height and 10 cm width.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A11/0079/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Disney /Pixar
 
Name: Toy Story 4
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM #PDP1800062 1719
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5949008000627
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts may easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

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

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

 
Description:  Yellow duck soft toy (plush) with forelock, size 18x10 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A11/0082/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Cocktail scandinave
 
Name: Titouan
 
Type / number of model:  B0727-008
 
Batch number / Barcode:  15102ABF6405
 
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  “Titouan” round soft toy, 100% polyester casing and stuffing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: A11/0081/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB charger
 
Brand: Samsung (Counterfeit)
 
Name: Travel Adapter
 
Type / number of model:  EP-TA20EWE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not sufficient.
Consequently, the secondary part of the USB charger 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 product listings from the eBay platform (By: Other)

 
Description:  White USB power supply in transparent plastic bag. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
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Alert number: INFO/0141/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Armband
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of lead and cadmium (measured values up to: 1.95 % and 17 % by weight, respectively).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children.

Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidney and bones, and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold colored metal bracelets.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: INFO/0142/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Hair jewellery and barrettes
 
Brand: Fashion Jewlery
 
Name: Hårspännen och smycken
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The test results show that the metal parts of the jewellery contains Lead (measured value up to 9% by weight) and Cadmium (measured value up to 26 % by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage fertility, breast-fed children or the unborn child.

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Jewellery and barrettes for your hair in gold and silver colour.
Country of origin:  United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: INFO/0143/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Jewellery sets
 
Brand: Fashion Jewellery
 
Name: Smycke set
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The metal parts of the jewellery contains Cadmium (measured value up to 25 % by weight) and Lead (measured value up to 7% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage fertility, breast-fed children or the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Sets of jewellery including earrings, rings, necklaces and brooches.
Country of origin:  United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: INFO/0144/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Pendants
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Berlocker
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the metal in the pendants contains Cadmium (measured value up to 29% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Skull and heart-shaped brass pendants
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: INFO/0145/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Textile bracelets
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Textilarmband
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the metal decorations on the bracelets contains Cadmium (measured value up to 31% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Textile bracelets decorated with Buddha figures in metal.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50

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Alert number: INFO/0146/19       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Necklaces
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Halsband
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because the metal in the necklaces contains Cadmium (measured value up to 35% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Necklaces with pendants of various designs.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2019 - 50
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Alert number: A12/1949/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Unimog
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1214*, e1*2007/46*1215*, e1*2007/46*1216*; types: UGE-452, UGE-232, UGE-453
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between January 2019 and July 2019. Recall code: 1909U60W10
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The load-securing points on the loading platform do not comply with requirements.
As a result the cargo could fall on the road.
 

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 - 50
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary