Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 32 ( Published on: 13/08/2010)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1200/10       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Shower gel
 
Brand: Celebration
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. no, 905990200bar code 8711295966040
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because, the form, colour, odour and appearance of the product is such that it is likely that it will be confused with food, particularly by children. As a consequence, the product could be swallowed, which could cause chemical pneumonia because of the presence of detergent in the product.

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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Champagne bottle containing yellow or blue shower gel.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1198/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Air gun - Air Sport Gun Series
 
Brand: Vigor
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  225 - A7
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it incorporates a class 3 laser.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure of the products from the supplier by the authorities.

 
Description:  Red "High Standard Gun Model" plastic air soft gun. Shoots 6mm plastic BB pellets. Laser attached. Dimensions of gun: L: 60cm W: 4cm H: 18cm. Dimensions of packaging: L: 62cm. W: 6cm. H: 22cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1211/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  6 Channel Carbon Fuselage Receiver - AR6250
 
Brand: Spektrum
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model Number SPMAR6250 DSM2. Bar Code 605482001400
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because in some circumstances the receiver fails to communicate with the transmitter, resulting in the receiver locking out and failing to send signals to the servos that control the aeroplane. Ultimately this could result in the aeroplane crashing causing injuries to persons.
 

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

 
Description:  The product is a small plastic case with electronic connections on one end. It is packed in a blister pack with a cardboard backing plate.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway

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Alert number: 1222/10       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: Toplight
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No.: LP-0501, 5-digit code on lighter base: 39019,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 800220 560011
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because it does not have sufficient resistance to elevated temperature.

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

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

 
Description:  Electronic lighter (approximate dimensions: 8.2 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm) with silver and plastic head (black, white, red, yellow or blue). The body of the lighter is of the same colour as the head, depicting images of motorcycles or of the phrase “BABY Kiss me” in various colours. The lighters are packed in orange - blue carton box (50 items).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria

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Alert number: 1189/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  All Terrain Vehicle - Blade 250, Blade 325/Target 325
 
Brand: Taiwan Golden Bee
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: TGB FCB Model: Blade 250, EC type-approval e4*2002/24*0842*, Type: TGB FCC, Model: Blade 325/Target 325, EC type-approval e4*2002/24*1489*,
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the bolts securing the rear swing arm axle fastening can become loose, impairing driving stability.
 

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

 
Description:  All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). The notification concerns vehicles manufactured between 2008 and 2010.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 1193/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Cube
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type Z12, EC type-approval e13*2007/46*1059
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because if triggered, the front passenger window airbag does not deploy properly and would not, therefore, protect the occupant properly in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles manufactured during 2009 are affected.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: 1199/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Land Cruiser 100
 
Brand: Toyota.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Year: 2005-2006. The VINs of the affected vehicles are <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2010-w32/2010-w32_12-vins.pdf">attached</a>.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because a snap ring on the steering shaft may disengage when the vehicle experiences an unusually severe impact to the front wheels. Over time this could lead to the steering shaft becoming disconnected, which could result in a loss of steering control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Lithuania, Denmark, The Netherlands, Spain, Slovenia, Hungary, Finland, Sweden, Estonia

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Alert number: 1197/10       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Reflective armbands - Reflector – Band 2 Stuks / Ruban Réflecteur 2 Pièces
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN 4740269051240
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the visibility of the reflectors is not sufficient. The results for retroreflection are so low, that it can not be regarded as a safe visibility accessory.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13356.
 

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

 
Description:  Two "slap-wrap" reflective armbands in cardboard display packaging, colour – yellow, reflectors with luminous diodes.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1191/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Safety barrier - Turvaportti / Safety barrier
 
Brand: Natur
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  120 cm
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation because:


- the wood is so weak that it might break during use;


- the distance between the bars is too wide and could result in the entrapment of parts of the body;


- there are snagging and protruding parts.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden safety barrier, suitable for doorways max. 120 cm.
Country of origin:  Estonia
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1213/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: Nurse Nonona
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 399491 MECANO
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8430488028869
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking since the zip stop breaks, releasing small parts which could be swallowed by a child.

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

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

 
Description:  Travel cot with two mattress levels, a printed pocket and side panel, transport bag incorporating a lifting device, weight 9.7 kg and dimensions 125 x 65 x 76. It also supports a toy in the form of an arch with three pendants that is attached by two clips to the sides of the cot. The product is contained in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1215/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Folding bath - Baignoire pliable
 
Brand: Béaba
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  920139 (blue) and 920140 (pink)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because one of the press fasteners of the liner easily detaches and could be swallowed by a child.

The product does not comply with the national standard XP S 54-044.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic folding bath with fabric handles.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1216/10       
Category:  Recreational crafts
 
Product:  Inflatable liferafts - XM Yachting Liferafts
 
Brand: XM Yachting
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Products manufactured between February 2006 and early 2007. Part No. Size Type: 53871 4 man Valise. 53872 4 man Canister. 53873 6 man Valise. 53874 6 man Canister. 53875 8 man Valise. 53876 8 man Canister.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Drowning
 
The products pose a risk of drowning because during use they may lose a small amount of pressure that would affect their overall buoyancy.
 

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

 
Description:  4, 6, 8 person inflatable liferaft intended to be carried aboard recreational craft. Packaging forms part of product and bears instructions warnings and identifications marks.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: 1188/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: Air Blasters
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - Item: 2695 - No 0053 -Bar code: 2204932026956
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction cup on the end of the dart can be easily removed and could cause asphyxiation if it came off in the mouth.
 

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

 
Description:  Blue, plastic toy air gun with a red handle that shoots foam suction cup darts. Description of the packaging: A red and yellow cardboard box bearing the following wording in English - ‘Air blasters, super power, shooting heroes’.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1190/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun - Police 6
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  658-7 and 658-9 Bar code: 8435301209555
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction cups of the darts come off very easily, which could cause asphyxiation if they came off in the mouth of a child.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy gun set with suction cup darts. Description of the packaging: The product comes in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1194/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mats - Mini Combine Mats
 
Brand: An Shun Enterprise Co Ltd
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A Series of Nine Color Toys no. 11
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because small pieces are easily detachable from larger parts and could be swallowed by a child.

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

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

 
Description:  Foam rubber mats that can be interlocked together. Mats contain small parts in the shape of numbers, images of objects and other shapes.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1196/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mats - Wondermat
 
Brand: Wonderland Interlocking Foam Puzzles & Mats
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small pieces that could be swallowed by a child.

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 market. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Interlocking foam puzzle mats. Containing images of animals, reptiles, insects and fish that can be dismantled into smaller parts.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1201/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden instruments
 
Brand: Wood Park
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Wooden Maracas: 21656 2. Wooden Bellring: 21495
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
These products pose a risk of asphyxiation for small children if the handles are placed in the mouth because of the length of the handles.

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

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

 
Description:  1. Two wooden maracas in different colours packed in a plastic package, marking “over 18 months” attached. 2. A wooden bell ring in a plastic package. Several bells and a gnome figure attached. Marking “2+”attached.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: 1208/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll - Baby Collection
 
Brand: Simba
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4006592595890
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the eyelashes, 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Plastic doll, figuring a baby dressed in light blue (approximate height: 36 cm). The doll produces noises when its left leg is pressed. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard support. Ages: 1 year+.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1209/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of rattles - Fun Toys/Baby star
 
Brand: JS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Let’s grow up Joy fully, No. 33183
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5205193002410
 
Risk type:  Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of:


- damage to hearing, because the sound level is too high (95 dB(A)),


- choking, because the toy can easily break releasing small parts which fit into the small part cylinder and can be 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:  Set of plastic rattles in various shapes and colours. The packaging is a cardboard box with transparent window. Ages: 6 months+.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1210/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun - Combat police
 
Brand: Funny Game
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S80* Article 50305
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5400311503057
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of:


- suffocation because the suction cups of the darts can be easily detached and put into the mouth;


- injuries because the suction cups of the darts can be easily detached and the maximum kinetic energy of the darts is too high.


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

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

 
Description:  Toy gun set.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1212/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle
 
Brand: ITC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model, SINGLE BELL Ref. 8305062
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it can break releasing small parts that could be swallowed by a child.

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:  Painted wooden rattle. The handle is a rod approximately 10 cm long, which is connected to a circular cage-shaped structure containing a bell. On top of the cage there is a wooden sphere in the shape of an animal (frog, bear, dog or chick). The following colours are used: the frog is green, the bear is pink, the dog is white and the chick is yellow. The packaging is a white cardboard box with blue lettering wrapped in transparent plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1195/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Trousers - Lindau
 
Brand: Womens Best
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model name: Article No: 3621062 71803/31/55/S525B Colour: 15-black overdye Bar code: 4032216260271
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes which may release carcinogenic amines. The black textile material releases 131 mg/kg of 4-amino azobenzene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Women's jeans made of black denim. Inside pockets made of black textile material, black plastic belt with metal clasp. Size: W36/L32.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1203/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: QiFeng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  6060C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of toggles and drawstrings in the hood. Moreover due to the elastic drawstring the toggles may cause injuries to the face or eyes when adjusting its length.


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:  Jacket for small children with hood. The rubber drawstring in the hood has plastic toggles and adjusting tabs on the ends. Size: 86-116.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1204/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ outfit
 
Brand: Grace
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WZ 89229
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles in the hood. Furthermore, there is also a risk of injuries, because the drawstring in the waist area of the trousers is not fixed in at least one point.


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:  Red outfit for girls decorated with printed patterns including a sweatshirt with zip-fastener and a hood; inscription: "love baby century". The hood and the trousers include a drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 6
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1205/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit - Glorious paradise
 
Brand: Glorious
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GSP-2951
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the


presence of an elastic drawstring with toggles in the hood. Furthermore, when fastening the elastic drawstring the toggles may cause injuries to the face or eyes.


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:  Greyish-green children’s outfit consisting of two parts with printed patterns on the front and back and inscription "glorious paradise". The upper part includes a hood and a rubber drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends, while the trousers have a drawstring in the waist area. Size: 110.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1206/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Wandeng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  R-2208-NXTH
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles 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:  Children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt with zip-fastener (including a drawstring with plastic toggles in the hood) and trousers with printed pattern and inscription (SPORT). Colour: combination of orange and greyish-green. Size: 92-122
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1207/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Goloxy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MQ-240
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7501947315835
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and choking due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist part of the sweatshirt and the trousers which are not fixed in at least one point and are fitted with knots and metal toggles.


In addition, the small decorative items can be easily removed thus they can get into airways if inhaled and cause choking.


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:  Purple, pink, red children’s outfit (sweatshirt with hood and trousers) with hood and zip-fastener. The front of the sweatshirt is decorated with glittering inscription: MOUNTAIN, Bernese, SCHOOL MUSICAL and a cat figure. Other glittering decoration can also be seen on the trousers. Size: 98
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1214/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's shoes
 
Brand: Tropical
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  E-692J black
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the shoes and in the packaging:

Upper/insole: 1.1 mg/kg;

Canvas cord outsole: 8.6 mg/kg;

Cardboard box: 0.7 mg/kg.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

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

 
Description:  Espadrille-style ladies' footwear with shallow crepe soles. Black, made of fabric (toe box and heel counter) and cord, with visible stitches attaching the rubber sole to the sole of the shoe. The fabric toe box and heel counter are attached by a black cord which keeps them on the foot, so that the shoe does not slip off. The insole of the item is also made of black fabric.
Country of origin:  Bangladesh
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1217/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Napoleone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  H-16
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 909154 232814
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots 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:  Children’s sweatshirt with zip-fastener and a hood with a drawstring and knots and toggles on the ends. Size 4-16
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1219/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit (trousers, sweatshirt and waistcoat)
 
Brand: HONG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A 911
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots 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:  The children’s outfit is decorated with printed patterns. The hood of the waistcoat includes a drawstring with knots and toggles. Size: S, XL
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1220/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: SEAGULL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CSQ-952
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots 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:  Orange children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt and trousers with zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring with toggles and knots on the ends. Inscription: "always love ever happy". Size: 2
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1221/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Dress for girls - Kids
 
Brand: Claire.dk
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. NO: B3AF5, model: 59923892,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5702879791557
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the cord led at the bottom of the dress is not fixed in at least one point and the free ends of the cord hang well below the lower edge of the garment (60 cm).

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:  White, embroidered sleeveless dress. The bottom of the dress includes a cord led mostly inside, but on the back side in the middle it hangs well below the lower edge of the garment and is not fixed in at least one point. Length of free cord at both ends is 60 cm each. Size: 104-150
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: 1223/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's jacket
 
Brand: Sincere
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DH-902
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1020000066065
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of toggles and drawstrings in the hood. Moreover due to the elastic drawstring the toggles may cause injury to the face or eyes when adjusting its length.


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:  The girl’s jacket has a hood, which includes an elastic drawstring with toggles on the ends. Size: 2/98
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1224/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Napoleone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: X-929
 
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:  The children’s jacket is decorated with printed motifs and supplied with a hood and a drawstring (knots are used on its ends). Size: 4-12
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1225/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt for boys
 
Brand: WaxMen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots 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:  Dark blue sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener for boys. The hood includes a drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Inscription on the front: freedom, xxl, one, dimension, moto. Size: 110, 116, 122, 134
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1226/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt for boys
 
Brand: Arino
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model: ZBF-82,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 999551 417397
 
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:  Sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener for boys. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. Inscription on the front: "68 Moon Cesfs". Size: 134-152.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1227/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: JAN HUI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model: F-080-1,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  10015809
 
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:  Black sweatshirt with zip-fastener. It is decorated with silver stars and inscription (haNavA Wa ceines RESPECT.). The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1228/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s outfit
 
Brand: KE YI QI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  K-967
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1060000263019
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to 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): Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Red outfit for girls with printed motifs of heart and flower. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. The drawstring in the waist area of the trousers is not fixed in at least one point. Size: 110.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1229/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s sweatshirt - Hipster
 
Brand: St. Jeans
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model: YFC-102,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  090000529099
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to 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): Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Red sweatshirt for girls with a hood and a zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring. The front is decorated with a girl’s face, inscription on the back: "hipster". Size: 104-110
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32

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Alert number: 1192/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: Taken Electric
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WX-1001, WX-1006 and WX-1245.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The products pose a risk of electric shock because:

- the holes in the sockets are not sufficiently elastic to ensure correct contact pressure on the plug;

- the side earth contacts are not sufficiently elastic to ensure correct contact pressure on the side earth contact;

- the side earth contacts can buckle.

In addition, the cable for the model with ref. WX 1245 may overheat as the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is not sufficient.

The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard UNE 20315.
 

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

 
Description:  - Extension lead, 1.5 m, with 3 sockets and switch. Ref. WX-1001. Packaged in a plastic bag. - Extension lead, 1.5 m, with 4 sockets. Ref. WX-1006. Packaged in a plastic bag. - Extension lead, 3 m, with schuko socket. Ref. WX 1245-3m. Packaged in a plastic bag. Description of packaging: - Plastic bag bearing the brand name
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 32