Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 33 ( Published on: 20/08/2010)
Corrigenda
Notification 0803/10 of report 20 of 2010 has been permanently withdrawn due to additional information on the risk assessment.

Notification 1202/10 of report 32 of 2010 has been temporarily withdrawn pending further information on the risk assessment.

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1249/10       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Lip gloss - Delectable little cakes – Lips Gloss
 
Brand: Natural Products Ltd
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch Code: 2966; Bar Code: 5060081143763
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the imitation tarts could be confused with real tarts and swallowed 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Lip gloss packed in four plastic mini-pots in the form of little tarts (raspberry cream tart, cream tart, wild berry tart, strawberry cream tart). At the bottom of the package the following is written: the ingredients of the lip gloss, the weight, the batch code, the bar code, the country of origin and the warning “choking hazard, keep away from children, do not eat”. Also there is a label on the package on which is written: “Naughty but Nice”, “4 yummy mini pots of juicy, Lip Gloss, delicieux petits pots de Lip Gloss, Delectable little cakes, Excellents petits gateaux”.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: 1273/10       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Keyboard mate
 
Brand: Doh Doh
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code NG 1400 Baguette,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 060111 431372
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because due to the characteristic form, appearance, colour, size and smell, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff (baguette). This may lead children to put it in their mouth, bite it into pieces and swallow the pieces, which could entail the risk of asphyxia or obstruction of the digestive tract.

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): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Keyboard mate in a shape of a baguette (approximate dimensions: 33.5 x 5.5 x 3.7 cm). The product (as it is stated in the package) “looks, feels and smells like a real baguette”. The keyboard mate is packed in a cardboard box (approximate dimensions: 38 x 7 x 4 cm), which allows you to touch the product. On the back side of the package there is the warning in English: “You can smell and squeeze me after you purchase me but please DO NOT EAT ME. Keep me away from young children and pets who cannot read this warning label”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1243/10       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Scale-remover
 
Brand: Spectra Ultra
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  42195, bar-code on product: 5412047004135
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the lack of appropriate marking, warnings and instructions for corrosive products (r35). The notified product is highly corrosive and can cause serious burns to the skin.
 

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

 
Description:  scale-remover in blue bottle with red cap, bearing the ‘irritant’ symbol, content 500 ml.
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1239/10       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: King
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No.: QM 201 (10-49), 5-digit code on lighter base: 39019
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because it could break when dropped.

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:  Black plastic refillable piezo gas lighter (approximate dimensions: 8 x 2.5 x 1 cm), bearing the indication “KING” in white and a crown in gold. The lighters are packed in white carton box (10 items, dimensions: 8.5 x 6 x 5.5 cm).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1270/10       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighters
 
Brand:  1. Polion 2. Lighter 3. Flame
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Smoking Set: model: K 0130,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  908-20177 2. Crete: model: M-GUSSV, S/N: 053335c, barcode: 907-927 3. Lighter: category: 90772495, art. No.: 2495, barcode: 9070433000015
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The products pose a risk of burns because they are attractive to children.

The products do 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 ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  1. Refillable novelty lighters in a shape of silver mobile phones (approximate dimensions: 8 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm), bearing the picture of a red car or an eagle or two wind surfers. The flame is produced from the upper side of the lighter by sliding the pictures to the left. The lighters are packed in black-orange carton box (20 items). 2. Refillable novelty lighters in a shape of a computer mouse (approximate dimensions: 7 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm) in yellow, green or mauve. The flame is produced from the upper side of the lighter by pulling the “loop” on the top of the lighter to the right. The lighters are packed in blue carton box with the picture of an old man on it (25 items). 3. Refillable novelty lighters in a shape of an ice-cream cone (approximate dimensions: height 7.5 cm, max diameter 3.4 cm). The flame is produced from the upper side of the lighter by pulling the dead of the lighter to the side and pulling down the mechanism that is revealed. The lighters are packed in black carton box with the name “FLAME” on it (10 items).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1246/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Jazz
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  The recall concerns some vehicles produced in 2010. The VINs of the 11 vehicles affected are <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2010-w33/2010-w33_17-vins.pdf">attached</a>.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The tyres on the affected vehicles may have a cut on the inner sidewall, which in the long term may eventually lead to sudden deflation which may result in an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 1278/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - XF/XK
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. XF V8 5.0L, model year: 2010, VIN range: R36913 – R59480 2. XK V8 5.0L, model year: 2010/2011, VIN range: B28268 – B39482
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the in-tank electric fuel pump may not be correctly activated following a vehicle start-up cycle which can lead to the engine cutting out without any detectable warning signs 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:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Spain, Bulgaria, Finland, Slovenia, The Netherlands, France, Sweden, Portugal

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Alert number: 1283/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motor scooter - Moving 50cc
 
Brand: Qingqi / Hooper
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type QM50QT2EC Type approval No e4*2002/24*1358*00. Models manufactured in 2009 until June 2010. Chassis numbers starting with: LAEA BZ4009B99 (followed by 4 characters). Models manufactured in 2008. Chassis numbers starting with LAEA BZ400 (followed by 8 characters).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because there is a possibility that the chassis can break at the level of the horizontal and longitudinal spars at the centre of the scooter, due to a structural weakness, with a consequent risk of an accident.

Ten cases of breakage have been reported, including one serious case involving a fatality.
 

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

 
Description:  Four-stroke petrol-engine scooter with 12-inch alloy wheels.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: 1231/10       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Smoke alarm
 
Brand: Lifebox
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DETCO8B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.
 

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

 
Description:  Smoke alarm with round plastic housing
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1259/10       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  High visibility safety vest
 
Brand: TSC Auto
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model HVM3, Art.KMZ002, EAN 5907702302959
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it is not sufficiently reflective and would give a false feeling of security to the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 471.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  High visibility safety vest in yellow colour, size XL, material 100% polyester, plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1251/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: Herry
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries, choking and a chemical risk because:


- there are openings accessible for a child, which pose a risk of entrapment of fingers between the side construction of the child wheeled conveyance and the handgrip;


- in the accessible zone of a child there are detachable small parts – snap-hooks;


- the plastic foil of the front grab handle contains 1.323% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).


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


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Pushchair in claret and black colours, all four wheels equipped with braking devices, equipped with foot muff and hand bag, marking on the side Herry. The user manual and warnings are part of the packaging.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1253/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: Golf Clubs
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN code: 6947247618015
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because in the access zone of the child on the side construction of the vehicle, there are accessible gaps below the grab handle, where the fingers of a child can be entrapped. The child wheeled conveyance is equipped only with one blocking device of reclining mechanism on the rear bottom part which may result in an entrapment of a child in the vehicle during incidental manipulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Pushchair with grey metallic construction, handle grips covered by black plastic. Back and seat parts are from dark-blue textile, harnesses and belt are blue attached to the seat part. Pushchair has four double wheels, the front ones are rotating, rear ones are fixed with braking devices of red colour. There is a reclining device on the left handgrip. Marking: GB 14748-2006, QB/T2161-95, ISO 9001: 2000, 20 kg, 6-36 and other text in Chinese.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1256/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair - PIRATZ
 
Brand: JUMPER X
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and a chemical risk because:


- in the access zone of child on the both sides between the construction of the vehicle and the seat there are accessible gaps, where the fingers of a child can be entrapped;


- the plastic foil of the front horizontal bar contains 0.76 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).


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


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Combined black-violet pram and push-chair equipped with handbag, basket and foot muff. It has four inflatable wheels, the front ones are rotating, the rear ones equipped with braking devices. Marking on the product – Jumper X, TAKKO, model PIRATZ, warnings.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: 1261/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby walker
 
Brand: Hauck
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4007923647011
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to its design because a child could fall down steps whilst using it.


In addition the product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of easily detachable small parts and of injuries because of the possibility of fingers being trapped (between moving parts or as a result of inadvertently folding the product due to the absence of locking devices).


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1273.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby walker for children up to the age of 6 months, up to 12 kg, plastic with a textile seat and metal foldable construction. There is a label attached with instructions and warnings, information about the manufacturer and bar code. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1269/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair - Aston
 
Brand: Adbor
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic of the front handle contains 22.6% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).


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

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

 
Description:  Pushchair with portable pram body, four inflatable wheels, in light brown colours, equipped with bag and basket.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Poland

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Alert number: 1276/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: 7 Ukangxiangban
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FK - S106
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- there are accessible gaps where the fingers of a child could be trapped;

- it is equipped with only one blocking device which could lead to the entrapment of body parts in case of accidental opening or closing of the pushchair.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Pushchair with grey metallic construction and black plastic. Backrest and seat parts are from grey textile, hood is red. Pushchair has four double wheels, the front blue ones are rotating and the rear red ones have braking devices. No packaging or user manual.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1279/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: Titi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it is equipped with only one blocking device which could lead to the entrapment of body parts in case of accidental opening or closing of the pushchair.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Pushchair with grey metallic construction and black plastic. Backrest is from grey textile, seat part and hood are from orange textile. The pushchair has four double wheels, the front ones are rotating and the rear ones are fixed with a locking device. There is a net at the bottom.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: 1230/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Inflatable swim ring
 
Brand: Bestway
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code: 8-3824. 24 inches – 61 cm.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the valve contains 37% and the ring contains 26% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s inflatable rubber ring
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1254/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle - Musical BB Mobile
 
Brand: Wind Up
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  207
 
Batch number / Barcode:  548464220025
 
Risk type:  Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of :


- choking because of the presence of easily detachable elements that could be put in the mouth;


- damage to hearing because the sound pressure level is too high (91.2 dB(A)).


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. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window. Ages: 3 months+. CE mark.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1257/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic push toy - Wiewiorka
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901448340060
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of choking because screws detach from the platform and the multicoloured balls from detach from axles. The detached parts (screws and balls) can be swallowed by children.


The product also poses a risk of strangulation because the perimeter of the loop reaches 430 mm at the force of 25N.


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 supplier. (By: Other)

 
Description:  It is a plastic toy - squirrel, which consists of a red squirrel, mounted on a yellow platform with four blue wheels and two flywheels which are mounted on the both sides of the squirrel's tail. Multicoloured balls are mounted on the ends of axles. Flywheels and blue wheels are connected by rubber loops.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: 1233/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Outfit for boys
 
Brand: Seagull
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CSQ-732
 
Batch number / Barcode:  545321697
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstrings, knots and 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 ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Outfit for boys with hood and zip-fastener in various colours (dark blue-light blue-orange, blue-green-orange). The hood includes a drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Inscription on the front: "BYCR SEAGULL". Size: 1;5.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1234/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Veaver
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model: CTY-H93,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 002100 768122
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring 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:  Sweatshirt for children with zip-fastener and a hood. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. The front is decorated with coat of arms (dragon with arrows) and "Veaver/66”. Size: 110, 116, 128, 134
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1235/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies’ overall
 
Brand: Cactus Clone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JSKI9290
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5998723183979
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstrings, knots and 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:  Overall for babies with zip-fastener and velcro. The hood includes a drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The waist part includes elastic cord that is placed inside the garment. Size: 6/9M
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1236/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's blouse
 
Brand: "Creem" Girls Collection
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  71-1402
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck 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:  Girl's halter neck blouse supplied with cords with free ends in the neck area. Height: 140 cm, 150 cm and 159 cm, composition: 95% cotton and 5% elastane. There is an embroidered flower on the front. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1244/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shoes - For girls
 
Brand: Magic Lady
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CP26 92360, EAN 3416940000302.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains dimethylfumarate (DMF)in the footwear:

- right shoe: 9.1 mg/kg and 11.5 mg/kg,

- left shoe: 8.3 mg/kg and 8.4 mg/kg.

One accident reported.

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): Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and information to consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Girl’s shoes, made of false-patent leather, coloured black with pink lining. The product is packed in a pink cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1248/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coat
 
Brand: Mini LOU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: 20-527
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities and corrective actions taken by the importer.

 
Description:  Off white fur coat with bunny and bear at the left side intended for children up to 6 months old. The coat contains off white drawstrings in the waist area that have a length of more than 14 cm. Additionally, there is a cardboard label attached on the coat containing information about the product.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1250/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Sunshine Girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art Y002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of free end halter neck cords and functional cords with free ends in the back 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:  Violet bikini with decorative light blue ribbons, for children up to 6 years old. The bikini has free end halter neck cords. On the labels is written: “Sunshine Girl”, the code, the size, and the price.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1258/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: SANCRED
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BIZ CF5178M SCD F
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring 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 ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Purple children’s sweatshirt with zip-fastener and a hood. The hood includes a drawstring. Inscription on the front: Far Len, on the back: Challange. Size: 98/104, 122/128, 134/140
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1260/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s trousers
 
Brand: Goloxy kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MQ-243
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7501947315835
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of a drawstring in the waist area.


The product also poses a risk of choking because small decorative elements can be easily removed and could be inhaled or ingested.


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 trousers. Inscription: "Dance". The waist part includes a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends, and it is not fixed in at least one point. The edges of the pockets and the waist part are decorated with tiny stones. Size: 98.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1262/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Grace
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. WT 9111
 
Batch number / Barcode:  59990115911172. bar code: 5999011548203
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation and choking due to the use of toggles, drawstrings and cords in the hood.


Furthermore, for the first product, the small decorative elements can be easily removed and due to their size could be inhaled or ingested.


The products do 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:  1. Sweatshirt with checked pattern for children. The hood includes a cord with metal toggles on the ends. The pocket and the front are decorated with tiny rhinestones. Size: 98. 2. Children’s sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Inscription on the front: "French kisses". Size: 104/110.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1263/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt for boys - Jaguars
 
Brand: TORREÁDOR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TL-0826
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the use of toggles and a drawstring 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 for boys with hood which includes a drawstring with metal toggles on the ends. Size: 140. Inscription: "JAGUARS"
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1264/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Nice Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GL-079
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05966699853558
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to


the use of a drawstring with knots on the ends in the hood. The trousers drawstring is not fixed in at least one point in the waist area, thus there is risk of injuries to users if it is entrapped.


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 three parts (sweatshirt, T-shirt, trousers). Inscriptions of the sleeves, front and trousers: "Rockets Jack Jones", "Rockets J K", "J". The hood and the waist part of the trousers include drawstrings with knots on the ends. Size: 134.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1265/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Aquamarine
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model: LT 062, bar code: 5999547117614
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring 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 in white and terracotta colour. The hood includes a drawstring with knots. Inscription: "69" and "AQU MRIE".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1266/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Piccola Monella
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Q 71
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of a drawstring in the neck 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:  Children’s outfit consisting of three parts (sweatshirt, T-shirt, trousers). The sweatshirt includes a drawstring with knots on the ends in the hood and has decorative elements. The T-shirt also has decorative elements. Size: 12-18 M.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1268/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tunics
 
Brand: Istocno More
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: -968
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries

because the cord in the waist area has not been fixed to the garment in at least one point which is equidistant from the exit points. The measured length of the free ends in the waist area is 245 mm and 283 mm when the garment has been fully opened in its widest section and has been laid flat, while the allowed maximum length is 140 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:  Children’s tunics, composition: 100% cotton. There is a functional tightening cord in the waist. The ends of the cord have metal toggles. On the front of the garment there is an embroidered and a printed pattern. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1271/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls swimming costume
 
Brand: MC Baby girls
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Type of model: 61-4604, S2006CSS010206 2. Type of model: 61-4604, S2006CSS010106
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  One piece multicoloured striped swimming costumes for girls up to 7 years, with cords with plastic toggles in the waist area. At the back of the swimsuit there is an embroidered flower.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1272/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's blouse
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: 1142; Bar Code: 0267023000039
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the neck 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 blouse in white and pink colour intended for girls of up to six years old. The blouse has a girl figure and flowers printed at the front side. It also has pink cords in the neck area. The length of the two cords is 32 cm. Composition: 100% cotton. Size 6.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1274/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Rykiel Enfant
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type of model: 49603609; Bar Code: 100002872763
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords - halter neck - with free ends.

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:  Black and white bikini for children up to 6 years old. At the top part of the bikini, the word “Darling” is written. The bikini has white, free-end halter-neck cords.
Country of origin:  Tunisia
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1275/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coat
 
Brand: Maripier
 
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 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:  Off-white children’s coat intended for children up to 1 year old. The coat has drawstrings in the hood area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1277/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies’ dresses
 
Brand: Zenit N
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps /functional cords/ with free ends, whose length is respectively 196, 235 mm and 210, 295 mm and which are intended to be tied over the shoulders.

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

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

 
Description:  Babies’ dresses with non-continuous shoulder straps, composition: 100% cotton, sizes: 30 and 32, made in Bulgaria. The product is sold in cellophane packaging.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1232/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair care products
 
Brand: Embelleze.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Novex Chocofinish Silicone White Chocolate: Batch Number 15 (Volume: 60 ml); 2. Novex Chococare White Chocolate: Batch Number 42/1 (Volume: 500 ml); 3. Novex Chocofinish Silicone Chocolate: Batch Number 32 (Volume: 60 ml).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain the ingredients CI 12150 and CI 20170 which are banned under the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

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

 
Description:  Hair care products for treating and replenishing damaged hair in a white package with brown cap. The products are also sold in a kit: 1. and 2. Kit Novex White Chocolate; 3. Kit Novex Chocolate.
Country of origin:  Brazil
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1238/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening cream - Harmonie Reparateur /Strong Bleaching Treatment
 
Brand: 55 H+ Paris
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch Number: 20071116
 
Batch number / Barcode:  098864005163
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.6% of hydroquinone.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening cream: white cream in a white 50 ml metal tube, contained in a white cardboard box with gold and orange writing (in both English and French).
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1240/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Cleansing milk
 
Brand: Pré-Natal.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch Number 1980 and 20693.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because:


- Batch number 1980: Total aerobic mesophile (yeast and moulds) count: 430000 CFU/g. Total aerobic mesophile bacteria count 820000 CFU/g.


- Batch number 20693: Total aerobic mesophile (yeast and moulds) count: 6000000 CFU/g. Total aerobic mesophile bacteria count 7500000 CFU/g.


The product poses a serious risk of infection for babies and children and does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

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

 
Description:  Cleansing milk for babies. Orange bottle with an orange and green cap (volume 250 ml).
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus, Greece

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Alert number: 1241/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Face and body paint - Special Bright Sparkling Gel for Effects
 
Brand: StarGazer
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredients CI 21108 and CI 12315. Under the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC, CI 12315 is prohibited as a colouring agent in cosmetic products and CI 21108 is not allowed in products that remain in contact with the skin for a long period.
 

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

 
Description:  Face and body paint in small tubes - pink, gold, multi, silver and orange (volume: 10 ml).
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1247/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair treatment - Functional Keratin Hair Taming System Blond/Light Wave coloured "chocolate"
 
Brand: Global Keratin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Bar code 19200536813.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a high level of free Formaldehyde (1.7% whereas the allowed limit is 0.2%).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

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

 
Description:  White plastic bottle. Green/Orange/Black writing 1000ml
Country of origin:  Brazil
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1252/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair treatment - KeraStraight Treatment
 
Brand: KeraStraight
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a high level of free Formaldehyde (2% whereas the allowed limit is 0.2%).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

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

 
Description:  Box containing 5 x 50 ml bottles of treatment.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: 1267/10       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Sky lantern - Normal Paper Fly Lantern
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Art.304-6153000, barcode 5690893350808 2. Art.304-6154000, barcode 5690893755924
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because users do not have any flight direction and speed control and can not influence the point where the lantern will go down/fall. It is therefore very difficult or impossible to avoid the lantern coming into contact with flammable material, e.g. dry vegetation or buildings.

Incident reported
 

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

 
Description:  Flying paper lantern (available in three colours: yellow, pink, blue) are packed in plastic packaging. On the packaging is written: material from cotton-fibre paper. Inside the product on a metal frame is placed the candle. Inside the packaging sky lantern added a short instruction in the state language. Product size: 1. D 40 x 100 cm; 2. D 30 x 75 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: 1242/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric heater - Halogen Heater
 
Brand: Vega
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 0653, serial No. 12/05, EAN code: 8590393051328
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the heat resistance of materials protecting live parts is not sufficient.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric halogen heater, white. Packed in an orange-yellow cardboard box with a picture of the product.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1245/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supply - Power Charher [sic]
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FY1202500
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8987830022568
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because it overheats and scorching can occur.


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

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

 
Description:  Power supply unit supplied for use with network storage device NetDisk IOCELL 351UNE.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33

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Alert number: 1255/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Heat pump - Ecodan
 
Brand: Mitsubishi Electric
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PUHZ-W50VHA-BS. PUHZ-W50VHA. PUHZ-W85VHA. PUHZ-W85VHA-BS. PUHZ-W90VHA. PUHZ-HW140VHA-BS. PUHZ-HW112YHA. PUHZ-HW112YHA2. PUHZ-HW140VHA. PUHZ-HW140VHA2-BS. PUHZ-HW140YHA-BS. PUHZ-HW140YHA2-BS.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the power receiver component of the product could fail under pressure posing a risk of injuries for anyone in close proximity.
 

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

 
Description:  Air-to-water heat pump unit, used for providing hot water and space heating to domestic and commercial dwellings. Positioned outside of the building , with a typical height between 600 mm and 930 mm and a width of between 800 mm and 930 mm
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 33
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Spain, Poland, Bulgaria, Portugal