Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 24 ( Published on: 18/06/2010)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0914/10       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Candle - Praline candle
 
Brand: Kerze
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Cosily ref: 62311 manufacturer ref: 780633
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it can be taken for a foodstuff (cake). One detachable part (a coffee bean) is liable to entail the risk of being swallowed/inhaled especially by children.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Candle having the form of a cake and a praline scent.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: 0909/10       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Fanfare horns
 
Brand: Duda Cap
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  5 998 466 500057
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the horns are likely to be used in the proximity of people's ears and produce very high sound levels, far above 120 dB(A) at a distance of 15 cm.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 9612.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Fanfare horns which are used by blowing into an opening on the side and can produce extremely loud noises.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0933/10       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: ROYAL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  39010-HC
 
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. In addition, it is not child resistant.


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

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

 
Description:  Yellow refillable novelty lighter with a light source on the bottom projecting horoscope figures.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0940/10       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Electronic lighter
 
Brand: VIP
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Machine Wang
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 943082 910055
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of burns and fire because it fails to meet the necessary requirements as regards flame extinction and resistance to elevated temperature.


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

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

 
Description:  Electronic lighter (approximate dimensions: 16.5 x 4.5 x 1.8 cm). The lighters are transparent, filled with coloured liquid (blue, orange, etc.) and white bear label with safety instructions in English or with pictographs. The lighters are packed in white carton box (10 items), without any safety instructions, warnings or any other information (approximate dimensions: 16.7 x 10 x 9 cm).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0950/10       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Rechargeable torch - LED
 
Brand: GDLITE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GD-2911-B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2 008003580121
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:


- the torch can be opened without using a tool while it is connected to the mains supply, thus live parts are accessible;


- the construction of the mains cable does not comply with the requirements and live parts could be touched during use;


- the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is too small.


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:  Torch with LED and halogen light sources. The package also includes a cable for recharging directly from the mains supply. A switch is used for selecting the LED or halogen operation.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0912/10       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Cutter for lawn trimmer - Terminator 4
 
Brand: Attila
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the chain links can break;

- the wire guard on the lawn trimmer does not provide adequate protection for this type of cutter.

One fatal accident reported involving a similar model.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Cutter to be fitted to a lawn trimmer; instead of a rotating plastic thread, there is a rotating disc with four chain loops similar to the chains of chain saws. This is intended to enable the user to cut dense undergrowth, branches and bushes. Only supplied for retro-fitting.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: 0910/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle tyre - Tourance
 
Brand: Metzeler
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  150/70 R17 M7C 69V model
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the tyres could suffer tread block tearing, which might cause unexpected vibration of the motorcycle and lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  "Enduro" motorcycle tyre. DOT identification number: EB OY B279 0910; EB OY B279 1010. Manufactured in weeks 09 and 10 of 2010.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0911/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  VFR1200F. Internal code SC63
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because under certain conditions, the engine's internal lubrication lines could be restricted by aluminium particles, reducing the lubrication capacity and increasing the friction of the parts, which could, ultimately, lead to engine seizure.
 

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

 
Description:  1237 cc motorcycle.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Sweden, Finland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Greece, Portugal

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Alert number: 0916/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Scenic II
 
Brand: Renault.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Production period: since production began up to 20 June 2005; Fabrication numbers: D000013 to D748197.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because under certain specific circumstances, the unexpected application of the assisted parking brake can occur while driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Hungary, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Greece, Denmark, Malta, Bulgaria, Spain, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Sweden

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Alert number: 0917/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - C3 and DS3
 
Brand: Citroën
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model "C3" III HDI 70 FAP/Vti 120 and model "DS3" Vti 120 Chassis numbers VF7 SC8HR0 AA514504 to VF7 SC8HZC AA555267 Chassis numbers VF7 SC8HZC AW505691 toVF7 SA5FS0AW14688
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries because a fault can cause the front right transmission to fail which could potentially lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Denmark, Malta, Bulgaria, Germany, Portugal, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0918/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Sebring - Compass - Caliber
 
Brand: Chrysler - Jeep - Dodge
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles manufactured before 30 July 2007
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because a malfunction of the headlamp levelling system can mean that in darkness the lighting distance is not optimal which could lead to the risk of a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Lithuania, Greece, Portugal, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0919/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Sebring
 
Brand: Chrysler
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles manufactured before 28 January 2008
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because a problem with a connector in the tyre pressure control system could cause other electrical circuits to malfunction leading to the risk of a traffic accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Unknown
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Lithuania, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0929/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle - Cross 110
 
Brand: Samurai
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Marking on machine: Xiogtai Y2-J110 dirt bike
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the kickstand can be in the down position whilst the motorbike is being ridden and can stick to the ground causing an accident;

- the rear mud guard could break causing the rider to off on to the rear wheel;

- the throttle cable can slightly stick to the frame brackets when turning the handlebar.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0931/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - S80, V70, XC70, XC60
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  The recall concerns XC60/S80/V70/XC70 cars (model year 2009), equipped with diesel engine. The VINs of the affected vehicles are: XC70: from 0047520 to 0065138 XC60: from 0000001 to 0028507 S80: from 0087016 to 0106230 V70: from 0067517 to 0106435.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Early wear can occur on a belt tensioner and in the worst case may lead to loss of drive resulting in immobility of the vehicle and loss of power steering assistance which could lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Iceland, Poland, Finland, Germany, Malta, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0936/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle - E8ST and K12S
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F800R, K1300S, K1300R, K1300GT, EC type approvals e1*2002/24*0283 and e1*2002/24*0217. The vehicles manufactured in the following periods are affected: F800R 03/2009 - 06/2009 K1300S 10/2008 - 06/2009 K1300R 10/2008 - 06/2009 K1300GT 11/2008 - 06/2009
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries because a malfunction of the control lever switch can lead to the failure of various electrical functions and the sudden deactivation of the engine, leading to the risk of a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, The Netherlands, Finland

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Alert number: 0937/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle - E8GS
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F650GS, F800GS The vehicles affected were manufactured from November 2007 to May 2008 and from September 2008 to March 2009.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because there is the possibility that the drive chain could break leading to loss of drive to the wheels and the risk of a road accident. In the worst case, the rear wheel could lock if the broken drive chain became caught.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, The Netherlands, Finland

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Alert number: 0920/10       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Visor for motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: V-MAX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: WS-13; Ref number: 95-8302
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the attachment of the visor easily breaks;

- it is too dark (the visor's light transmission being far less than the minimum of 50%).
 

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

 
Description:  Tinted visor to be used with the NT 200 motorcycle helmet.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0934/10       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Fire blanket - Blusdeken, Fire Blanket, Couverture Anti-Feu
 
Brand: Elro
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BBD 220
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of burns and fire because during its use it may catch fire, burning the user or setting fire to the surroundings.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.
 

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

 
Description:  Fire blanket: 1.1 x 1.1 m in red plastic wrapping.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0915/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Radio-controlled helicopter - Super Helicopter
 
Brand: Huangfa
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  For helicopter: 939-02 and 939-03. For adaptor: Model YX - 4116B and TY18(41E1).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the transformer does not have adequate overload protection. If the output circuit of the transformer is short circuited, the transformer can overheat and the enclosure can catch fire.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Radio-controlled helicopter about 25 cm long, different colours. Supplied with mains adaptor. Cardboard box about 50 cm long with pictures and plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0938/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy excavator
 
Brand: The Best Architect
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Nr 3355C-1, EAN 5907791545176.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the front wheel, hubcap of rear wheel) can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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:  Toy construction machine (excavator) made of hard plastic, coloured yellow and green, with stickers on. The packaging is a plastic, transparent blister fastened to the cardboard part. On the packaging there are markings as follows: CE mark, the names and addresses of distributors, 'The toy is intended for children over age of 2', "World class".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0939/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy - Maskotka - I love you
 
Brand: YOGO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YG-3743-TO; EAN 5907616237439.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the eyes and nose, which fit into the small part cylinder, can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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 by the distributor. (By: Other)

 
Description:  The toy is a rabbit 30 cm length, eyes (14 mm) and nose (~18 mm) made of hard plastic and gimp whiskers (diameter 0.25 mm, length over 50 mm). The toy is made of soft material coloured white and light beige. Eyes and nose are black. The rabbit is holding a heart coloured beige with the needled inscription 'I love you'. The toy is offered in transparent, plastic bag. On the labels there are markings as follows: CE mark, the names and addresses of distributors, pictogram and warning concerning age 0-3 restriction due to small parts.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0913/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children`s sweatshirts and suits
 
Brand:  1. Napoleone 2. Best fashion wear fujta 3. Ke Yi Qi 4. Ke Yi Qi 5. Gold champion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Napoleone, style no X-929, 2. Best fashion wear fujta 8066B, 3. Ke Yi Qi No K-967; 4. Ke Yi Qi No K-956; 5. Gold champion art. D-36#
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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:  1. Children`s sweatshirt NAPOLEONE, STYLE NO X-929 (size 4 years), made of printed knitted material with long sleeves and fasten with a zip and with hood. 2. Children`s suit BEST FASHION WEAR FUJTA 8066B (Size 122 cm, sweatshirt and trousers) made of a pink knitted material. Sweatshirt with a hood, long sleeves and front embroidery letters "JEAN". 3. Children`s suit KE YI QI No. K-967 (size 98 cm, sweatshirt and trousers) made of gray knitted material. Sweatshirt with a hood, long sleeves, front printing and embroidery design. 4. Children`s suit KE YI QI No. K-956 (size 30 months, sweatshirt and trousers) made of red knitted material. Sweatshirt with a hood, long sleeves and front embroidery design. 5. Children`s suit GOLD CHAMPION art. # D-36 (size 24/36 months, sweatshirt and trousers) made from light blue knitted material. Sweatshirt with a hood, long sleeves, front embroidery letters CUNJOY.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0922/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: Energy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code: 1. SCHOOLC049 2. W09C177 3. W09C178
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of free-end drawstrings in the waist area, the lengths of which are more than 140 mm.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Pair of athletic trousers in blue, black and grey colours with white stripes, intended for children up to 10 years old, with the presence of free-end drawstrings in the waist area. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0923/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Ativo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: W09C220
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of free-end drawstrings in the hood area, the length of which is 170 mm.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children�s sweatshirt intended for children of 8 years old in blue colour. It has a hood which is designed with free-end drawstrings the length of which is 17 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0924/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's clothing set
 
Brand: Ativo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  N-2840
 
Batch number / Barcode:  W09C189
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of drawstrings with free-ends in the hood and the waist area.


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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Girl's sportswear in pink colour indented for children of 18 months old. The jacket has a hood, designed with free-end drawstrings, the length of which is 19 cm. The pair of trousers has free-end drawstrings in the waist area, the length of which is 16 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0925/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's knitwear
 
Brand: Ativo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: D-010 Bar Code: 2800200108616
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the waist area.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children's knitwear in violet colour intended for children up to 4 years old. It's design with free-end drawstrings in the waist area the length of which is 37 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0926/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers - Dance
 
Brand: Miss Bellina
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: XNA-340 Code: S10C028
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of free-end drawstrings in the waist (length 220 mm), knee (length 170 mm) and the ankle area (length 197 mm).

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children's pair of trousers in blue colour intended for children up to 36 months old, with the presence of free-end drawstrings in the waist, knee and the ankle area. The word 'Dance' is written in various places of the garment. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0927/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children`s sweatshirt - Cool boys
 
Brand: BEST KID´S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: MRO-3051 Code: S10C030
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of free-end drawstrings in the hood 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:  White sweatshirt with dark blue and red stripes, intended for children of 8 years old, with free-end drawstrings in the hood area. The drawstrings have a length of 23 cm. At the front side a logo is printed. Additionally, there is a cardboard label attached on the jacket, containing information about the product. Composition: 100% Cotton
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0928/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children`s sweatshirt
 
Brand: BEST KID´S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: MNA 1042 Code: W09C018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with free-ends in the hood 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:  Purple sweatshirt intended for children of 18 months old, with free-end drawstrings in the hood area. The length of the drawstrings is 20 cm. At the front side two figures of a boy and a girl holding a heart are shown. Additionally, there is a cardboard label attached on the sweatshirt, containing information about the product.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0930/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' trousers
 
Brand: Ativo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: N-2879 Shop Code: W09C201 Manufacturer Bar Code: 2801028798614
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of free-end drawstrings 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:  Boys' pair of trousers, in blue colour, intended for children of 10 years old. At the front side of the trousers there is a printed logo. The trousers have free-end drawstrings in the waist area the length of which is 25 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0932/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Lephillette Paris
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 0906 Code: W09C105
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area with no free-ends.


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

Measures taken by economic operators: Corrective actions taken by the importer. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt in fuchsia colour intended for children up to 2 years old. It is designed with no free-end drawstrings at both sides of the waist area, which the circumference of the loop is 40 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0941/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children sweatshirt with hood - R68
 
Brand: Sun & Rise
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Long-sleeved baby sweatshirt with drawstring in the hood. Toggles and knots are used on the ends. Size: 92-104
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0942/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers and sweatshirt
 
Brand: Sun & Rise
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KT-77
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7453002698202
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area.


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

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

 
Description:  The set includes trousers and a sweatshirt. Drawstring is applied in the hood with knots and toggles on the ends. There is also a drawstring in the waist area of the trousers without fixing at least in one point. The front part of the set is decorated with glitters. Size: 98-122.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0943/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: BEST KID´S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: MBA 9015 Code W09C049
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood 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 and corrective actions taken by the importer.

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt in pink colour intended for age of 4 years old. It has a hood which is designed with free-end drawstrings the length of which is 19 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0944/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Energy Quality Manufactured
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: SCHOOLL047
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of free-end drawstrings in the hood 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 and corrective actions taken by the importer.

 
Description:  Sweatshirt in black colour, intended for children of 14 years old with the presence of free-end drawstrings in the hood area the length of which is 20 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0945/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers - Boy's pair of trousers
 
Brand: Ativo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: N-2880 Shop Code: W09C193 Manufacturer Bar Code: 2801028808610
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings with free-ends in the waist area, the length of which is 200 mm.

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:  Boys' pair of trousers, in blue colour intended for children of 8 years old. At the front side of the trouser is printed a logo: 'Montana reserve'. The trousers have free-end drawstrings in the waist area, the length of which is 20 cm. Composition: 100% Cotton.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0946/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Clothing set
 
Brand: Newness
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W09C495
 
Batch number / Barcode:  M9837
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of free-end drawstrings in the hood and 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 and corrective actions taken by the importer.

 
Description:  Clothing set for children up to 12 years old. The sweatshirt is of purple colour, designed with a hood with free-end drawstrings the length of which is 12 cm. The pair of trousers is of grey colour and it is designed with free-end drawstrings the length of which is 20 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age, barcode and treatment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0947/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's Short Trouser
 
Brand: ENERGY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: SCHOOLM019
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of free-end drawstrings in the waist area the length of which is 280 mm.

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 and corrective actions taken by the importer.

 
Description:  Children's short trouser in blue colour with white stripes at both sides, with the presence of drawstrings in the waist area the length of which is 28 cm. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0948/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Infant's skirt
 
Brand: Maximar/Martis
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ER-01; EAN 5907596808599.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to nickel migration from metal parts (measured amount: 1.08 and 1.83 mg/cm²/week).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Infant's skirt made of cotton (100%) coloured pink with needled flowers on the right bottom, two pockets on rear and big metal buttons. For more details, please see the pictures.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0949/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Infant's trousers
 
Brand: Maximar
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PMX-17/S; EAN 5907596810554.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to nickel migration from metal parts (measured amount: 0.98 mg/cm²/week).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Infant's trousers made of cotton (100%) coloured brown with pockets on the knee area. The trousers are fastened with a metal zipper. For more details, please see the pictures.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24

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Alert number: 0921/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Digital alarm clock - LED Digital Alarm Clock
 
Brand: Texson
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: LED-16 / 16016.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 023588 160169
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the transformer, under short circuit conditions, can overheat.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standards EN 60065 and EN 61558.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the retailer. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Digital alarm clock, packaged in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 24