Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 36 ( Published on: 10/09/2010)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1370/10       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Plastic fruit - Kit Fruits
 
Brand: Idyl Deco
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  32816550004915 Ref.: Clayrton’s 490011
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the imitation fruit could be confused with real fruit 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 taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Box containing imitation apples and pears and slices of citrus fruit.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1368/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Scooter - XXL
 
Brand: California
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S1784; EAN 5910632072586
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the folding mechanism is too weak and does not protect against folding during use;

- the durability of the handlebars and some other parts of the product is inappropriate;

- the surface of the platform does not protect against the foot sliding off.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14619.
 

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

 
Description:  Scooter with 8-inch wheels, partly aluminium, packed in a cardboard box. Intended for users with weight from over 35 kg up to 85 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1379/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Tent - 2 Man Pop-up Tent
 
Brand: Yellowstone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number: CA1072.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5026396533176. No batch code
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of suffocation because there are no ventilation holes in the tent and the material from which it is made is non-breathable.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 5912.
 

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

 
Description:  Green single skin pop up tent. 210 x 135 x 120 cm. Sold in circular flat storage bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: 1375/10       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp with rotating shade
 
Brand: Tianguan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  M5188-X 230V-50Hz
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock, fire and burns because:


- the cable entry for the supply cord has sharp edges which could damage the insulation of the cord;


- there is no cord anchorage;


- live parts and parts with basic insulation are easily accessible during lamp replacement.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and with the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 50075.
 

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

 
Description:  Table lamp with rotating shade.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1376/10       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Energy saving bulb - Energy Savings Lamps
 
Brand: Aoxiang
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  B-684-2 11W/E27
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 300805 086844
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and burns because it does not have sufficient mechanical strength and hazardous parts can become easily accessible:


- the metallic cap can easily detach from the thermoplastic body when screwing the lamp in a lamp holder;


- the thermoplastic body can easily detach from the upper part.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and with the relevant European standard EN 60968.
 

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

 
Description:  220-240V; 50/50Hz Energy saving bulb.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1369/10       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Cutter for lawn trimmer - Hulk -Professional Forestry Blade
 
Brand: Attila
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ATHU001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the steel blades could fly off due to wear and tear, ageing or overload;

- lawn trimmers generally available to consumers do not have a guard that is thick or large enough to provide adequate protection for this type of heavy cutter.

A fatal accident occurred with a similar product.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Cutter to be fitted to a lawn trimmer. Instead of a rotating plastic thread, there is a rotating disc with two curved steel blades. It is intended to enable the user to trim branches and bushes rather than to cut grass. It is supplied separately as an accessory; it is not supplied along with the original lawn trimmer. The manufacturer is advertising it as suitable for use with all lawn trimmers.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1371/10       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Cutter for lawn trimmer - Predator - Professional Brush Killer
 
Brand: Attila
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ATPR002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the steel blades could fly off due to wear and tear, ageing or overload;

- lawn trimmers generally available to consumers do not have a guard that is thick or large enough to provide adequate protection for this type of heavy cutter.

A fatal accident occurred with a similar product.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Cutter to be fitted to a lawn trimmer. Instead of a rotating plastic thread, there is a rotating disc with three steel blades. It is intended to enable the user to trim branches and bushes rather than to cut grass. It is supplied separately as an accessory; it is not supplied along with the original lawn trimmer. The manufacturer is advertising it as suitable for use with all lawn trimmers.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1374/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car - Yaris
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Manufactured from 24 January 2001 to 30 May 2001. See <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2010-w36/2010-w36_24-vins.pdf">attached list</a> of VIN-numbers.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the inflator body of the passenger side front airbag may break when the airbag is activated, possibly causing injuries to the passenger.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 1351/10       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Children's watch - Kik – Kinderuhr
 
Brand: Kik – Disney - Pixar
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Season: 209 WGR: 918 Order No. 2743900 EAN code: 27439009181000000599.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the release of nickel (buckles: 18.5 and 37.5 µg/cm²/week; crowns: 7.8 and 9.9 µg/cm²/week).


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  One pink wrist watch with princesses motif; one red children's wrist watch with Cars motif; one children's wrist watch with a pink plastic strap with a Barbie design. The product might be counterfeit.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary, Slovakia

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Alert number: 1372/10       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Reflective stickers - Reflective Sticker
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No 10691, EAN 8711252106915
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the visibility of the reflective stickers is not sufficient and they would give a false feeling of security when used as a 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 and recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Two reflective stickers: heart in red colour and head of cow in silver colour. Packaging consists of plastic, transparent part fastened to the cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: 1377/10       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Plastic folders
 
Brand: A-series
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item no 130202 (AS0446), 130209 (AS0451), 130251 (AS0457) and 130254 (AS0460).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because the plastic folders contain cadmium (470- 730 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent (opal in the case of 130209/AS0451) plastic folders packed in white cardboard boxes, 75-100 folders per box.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1358/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun - Westernland Sheriff
 
Brand: Ideal
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound pressure level is too high (measured C-weighted peak emission sound pressure levels were132 dB and


136 dB).


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

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

 
Description:  Toy cap gun with a packet of 2 000 caps. The gun is made from hard plastic (18 cm long, black/brown) with a metal cylinder.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Belgium

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Alert number: 1359/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy bow and arrows - Archery Set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No MH00337 EAN 9008020014848 Art. No 2093
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and asphyxiation because the suction cups of the arrows are easily detached.


Injuries could be caused if the arrows are fired without the suction cups. Asphyxiation could be caused if the suction cups 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): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Black plastic bow with white plastic string in blister pack. One pack containing one long red and two long green plastic arrows and two packs containing one long green and two long red plastic arrows with orange suction caps and black plastic tips. Length of bow: approximately 62 cm, length of arrows: approximately 40 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1360/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy bow and arrows - Archery Set
 
Brand: ToiToys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No 3860 EAN 8714627038606 Article No 0915A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and asphyxiation because the suction cups of the arrows are easily detached.


Injuries could be caused if the arrows are fired without the suction cups. Asphyxiation could be caused if the suction cups 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): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Blister pack: Two green and one yellow plastic bows with two yellow and one green plastic handles and white plastic strings, long red plastic arrows with orange plastic suction cups and yellow plastic tips. Dimensions: length of bow: approximately 66 cm, length of arrows: approximately 46 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: 1362/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy crossbow and arrows - Superior Powerful Shoot Set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. No. 9993 EAN: 9008020045477
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction cups of the arrows 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): Withdrawal from the market and destruction of all withdrawn products ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Set of two crossbows and eight arrows with suction cups.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1363/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy bow and arrows - Wanted
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. 28865 EAN 358827028865
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction cups of the arrows 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): Withdrawal from the market and destruction of all withdrawn products ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  1 plastic bow with 3 arrows with suction cups and a plastic knife with sheath.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: 1364/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy set with mobile phone
 
Brand: Finery Show
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NO. 7161 EAN 8 033575 800364
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound pressure level is too high (measured A-weighted sound­ pressure level

in the range of about 95–96 dB).

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall from consumers and destruction of remaining stocks ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Blister pack, 1 comb, 1 mirror, 1 pair of scissors, 1 folding mobile phone (battery-operated, emits various noises when the buttons are pressed), all made of plastic (violet and pink).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1373/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic bear - Bear
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model No 585; Bar Code: 4893126550681
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the start key and the stickers of plastic film can be easily detached and swallowed.

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:  Toy placed in colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1366/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s slippers
 
Brand: Make
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  C-376
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking, because small parts of the decoration in the form of bunnies, which are glued to the front of the slipper can be easily detached and swallowed.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s slippers made entirely of artificial material with a glued element on the front – a bunny’s head with long ears, which can be easily detached and swallowed. The slippers are available in red, blue, purple and pink colours. On the insoles there is an inscription “MAKE” and a symbol indicating the size (20, 22). The number 20 or 22 is inscribed on the sole. There are also two animal figures vaguely outlined. The slippers are sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1352/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair colouring cream - Henna Color - Herbal Colouring Balm with Henna Extract
 
Brand: Venita
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Shade of colour: 1. 2 Ambre; 2. 3 Cerveny pomeranc; 3. 4 Henne; 4. 5 Paprika; 5. 6 Blond venitien titian; 6. 7 Copper; 7. 8 Rubin; 8. 9 Rouge clair / Jasne cerveny; 9. 10 Granatove jablko; 10. 12 Visen; 11. 16 Prune/Divoka svestka; 12. 17 Aubergine; 13. 18 Black cherry; 14. 100 Blond platine Each colour shade is in several batches with numbers of EAN.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because the ingredients include colour index CI 11154 (INCI name-Basic Blue 41), 2-nitro-p-phenylendiamine, which is prohibited in cosmetic products by 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:  Hair colouring cream in 75ml tube, various brown packaging. Click <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2010-w36/2010-w36_2-1.pdf">here</a> to see all pictures.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1353/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product - Dynamiclair Lightening Beauty Creme
 
Brand: G&G
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN752301002039 Batch code: 081015 Use-by date: 14/04/11
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk if applied over a large area of skin over a long period of time because it contains 6.8 mg/100g of the glucocorticoid clobetasol propionate.

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

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening product. Packaging: 300g plastic tub with screw cap; white, scented cream with slight reddish tint.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1354/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product - HP.3 Body clearing gel
 
Brand: Body White
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EXP 08/11, 500 ml, EAN6181100239331 Product batch code: D86984 "K1" Best-before date: 08/11
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk if applied over a large area of skin over a long period of time because it contains 9.0 mg/100 g of glucocorticoid clobetasol propionate.

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

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening product. Packaging: 500 ml-plastic bottle with cap and clip; whitish cloudy, perfumed gel.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1355/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product - HP.3 Body clearing oil
 
Brand: Body White
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk if applied over a large area of skin over a long period of time because it contains 12.7 mg/100 g of glucocorticoid clobetasol propionate.

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

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening product: Body oil.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1356/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product - Lightening Body Cream
 
Brand: Bio Claire
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EXP 04/11, 300 g, EAN6181100231199 Product batch code: 081179 "K1"
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk if applied over a large area of skin over a long period of time because it contains 5.7 mg/100 g of glucocorticoid clobetasol propionate.

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

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening product. Packaging: 300 g - white plastic tub with screw top; slightly yellowish, shiny, perfumed cream.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1378/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair care product - “ANTISEDIN”
 
Brand: Dve linii
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Bar code: 4607082850019/ Batch code: 07. Produced: 02.2009 The product is designed for restoring natural colour of hair.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2900 mg/kg of lead which is classified as carcinogenic of category 1 and toxic for reproduction of category 2.

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

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

 
Description:  200 ml white opaque plastic bottle, packed in a printed and stamped cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1357/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric tea maker - Semaver
 
Brand: FMS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN: 8698636330879
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains easily accessible asbestos used as heat insulation.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  3-part set; 1 electrical heater, 1 pot for boiling water, 1 teapot; both containers are made from chrome-plated metal with blue plastic handles.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1361/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric generator set
 
Brand: Shraise, Steinway, Higen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  138689
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because it may catch fire unexpectedly during operation.

One incident reported.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Petrol engine driven electric generator.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1365/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electrical heated floor mat - Heizmatte
 
Brand: Paroli
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 60 cm x 40 cm Code: 2119
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the electrical insulation is insufficient.

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

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

 
Description:  Electrical floor mat for heating, 230 V, 24 Watt, Class II, IPX4, in plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36

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Alert number: 1367/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Floor lamp - Dios
 
Brand: Van De Heg
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  623810. EAN 8712684167536.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the diameter of the conductors in the cable is too small, on both the primary and the secondary side of the electronic transformer / dimmer.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Metal floor lamp with electronic transformer / dimmer and 6 halogen bulbs G4, 12 Volt, 20 Watt in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 36