Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 44 ( Published on: 05/11/2010)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1604/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  P368C Air Soft Gun
 
Brand: Best Line Imports
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  P368C
 
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): Safety warning notice issued by the authorities.

 
Description:  Air soft gun supplied with a laser sighting device which projects a red light onto a potential target for the gun. Also has a blue LED light. Supplied in boxed packaging. The laser device is not marked with a classification.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1606/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Air Soft Gun G.053C
 
Brand: Galaxy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G.053C
 
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): Safety warning notice issued by the authorities.

 
Description:  Air soft gun supplied with a laser sighting device which projects a red light onto a potential target for the gun. Supplied in boxed packaging. The laser device is not marked with a classification.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1612/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle
 
Brand: Merida
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S-Presso
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the fork assembly may break where it joins the fork crown.


One known incident not involving injury.
 

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

 
Description:  City bike. Products manufactured between 2008 and 2010 are affected.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Sweden, Spain, Norway, United Kingdom

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Alert number: 1635/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Air Sport Gun
 
Brand: CYMA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  P799A
 
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 output of the device was measured as being 4.91mW.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Safety warning notice issued by the authorities.

 
Description:  Air gun with laser sighting device – projects a red light onto a potential target for the gun. Laser is marked as being a Class 2 specification.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1636/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Air Sport Gun
 
Brand: CYMA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  P389A
 
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 output of the device was measured as being 3.85mW

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Safety warning notice issued by the authorities.

 
Description:  Air gun with laser sighting device – projects a red light onto a potential target for the gun. Laser is marked as being a Class 2 specification.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1609/10       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Water-based tattoo ink
 
Brand: Starbrite 2
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) Golden Yellow 15 ml 2) Baby Blue 30 ml
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because the pigments are multiple-use (15 ml and 30 ml), and the absence of a non-return valve implies that there is no guarantee of preserving the sterility of the pigment, which is necessary in order to avoid possible infection (skin, subcutaneous and general) in the event of microbiological contamination of the pigment itself.
 

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

 
Description:  1) Product: 'Golden Yellow'; transparent plastic bottle with transparent plastic nozzle closed by a smaller red cap. The front of the white label bears the brand name 'Starbrite 2' in red. Under the letter 'S' there is a picture of a yellow sun. Beneath the brand name in black are the words 'The next generation' in English. Below that, in yellow and white outlined in black, is the name of the ink, 'Golden Yellow' and the wording '1/2 OZ'. 2) Product 'Baby Blue'; transparent plastic bottle has a transparent plastic nozzle with a black base. The front of the white label bears the brand name 'Starbrite 2' in red. Under the letter 'S' there is a picture of a yellow sun. Beneath the brand name in black are the words 'The next generation' in English. Below that, in blue outlined in black, is the name of the ink, 'Baby Blue' and the wording '1 OZ'.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1631/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "10 Angels Light"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  20L
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8422562024348
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock, fire and burns because:


- the specification of the supply cable is not adequate;

- the product is not sufficiently fire resistant,

- the shades are not sufficiently separated from hot parts.


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

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

 
Description:  The product is a lighting chain, with 20 (10 dual) bulbs with angel figure shades. Packaging: The package is decorated with Christmas decoration. 230V, 50Hz, 16W, CLASS II 20X0.82W
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1632/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "Led White Bulb/ Twinkle Lamps"
 
Brand: Taizhou Jiaojiang
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: 140L; Bar Code: 5005324014035
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the supply cable does not have double layer insulation.

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

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

 
Description:  The product is a lighting chain, with 140 LED bulbs and a flasher control unit. Packaging: 230V, 50Hz, 8.4W, 3V/20mA/0.06W per bulb
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1634/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "Décor Light Set X50"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: LED-FIANG /DEL031
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the supply cable does not have double layer insulation.

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

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

 
Description:  The product is a lighting chain, with 140 bulbs and a flasher control unit. Transformer Primary: 230-240V, 50Hz, 10VA, Class II Transformer Secondary: 24V Max 6VA
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1647/10       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Terrex Handles
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AG/101P /75541
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the specification of the supply cable is not adequate.

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

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

 
Description:  The product is a lighting chain, with 140 bulbs and a flasher control unit. 230V, 50Hz, CLASS II 10X 0.1W/24V/0.045A
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1601/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car GS300
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Production period 28 September 2004 through 28 February 2006
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A problem with the fuel pump wiring could cause the engine to stall during driving or make it impossible to restart the engine.
 

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 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Portugal, Iceland, Denmark, Greece, The Netherlands, Finland, Hungary, Estonia, Lithuania, Sweden

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Alert number: 1603/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger cars - GS300, IS220d, IS250, RX300, RX330
 
Brand: Lexus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Production periods affected: GS 17 Sep 2004 through 28 Feb 2006, IS 27 May 2005 through 20 Mar 2006, RX 10 Feb 2003 through 18 Feb 2006.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
If brake fluid is used that does not contain polymers, or contains only small amounts, part of a seal in the master brake cylinder could become dry and a small amount of the brake fluid could slowly leak, resulting in illumination of the brake warning lamp.
 

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 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Portugal, Iceland, Denmark, Greece, The Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Sweden

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Alert number: 1607/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car S60
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  The recall concerns model year 2011 cars with VINs from 0000001 to 0003532.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The safety catch for the bonnet may not work properly, in which case it would not protect against the risk that the bonnet may open whilst driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, The Netherlands, Bulgaria, Spain, Finland, Slovenia, Hungary, Lithuania, Sweden

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Alert number: 1608/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger cars S40/V50/C30
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  The recall concerns model year 2011 vehicles equipped with 4-cylinder or 5-cylinder petrol engines. The VINs of the affected vehicles are the following: S40: from 0530029 to 0530991 C30: from 0220053 to 0221407 V50: from 0590038 to 0592370.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A problem with the seals connecting the engine coolant bleeder hoses to the coolant expansion tank, may result in a loss of engine coolant and/or air leakage into the engine cooling system. In a worst case scenario, depending on driving conditions, this may appear very rapidly and could result in the engine breaking down which could lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, Finland, Hungary, Sweden

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Alert number: 1611/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S80, V70, XC70, XC60 (5-cylinder diesel engine, D5244T14); model year 2010. VIN's <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2010-w44/2010-w44_17-vins.pdf">attached</a>.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The use of biodiesel fuel blends may lead to increased engine oil level due to fuel dilution of the engine oil. If the engine oil level rises over the maximum level as indicated by the oil level gauge on the instrument panel it may eventually reach a level where the oil could enter the cylinders and act as fuel. In a worst case scenario this may lead to maintained or increased engine speed, potentially leading to engine breakdown. If this happens while driving it may lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Greece, Slovenia, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, Ireland, Hungary, Sweden, Lithuania

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Alert number: 1637/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van - Master III
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles affected: since production began up to 09/07/2010. Fabrication numbers: B000002 to B017451.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fitting brackets that make the connection between the seats and the seatbelts may be interchanged for the left and right front seats, in which case there is a risk that the seatbelt will not hold the occupant in the seat in the event of an impact.
 

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

 
Description:  Light commercial vehicle/van.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Finland, Hungary, Sweden

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Alert number: 1600/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother holders - Napphållare – Suttekæder -mouse -giraffe -tiger -lion -elephant -cat -rabbit -cow
 
Brand: Diinglisar - Teddykompaniet
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  14861 (Diinglisar Wild, Napphållare, Giraff – giraffe), 14862 (Diinglisar Wild, Napphållare, Tiger), 14863 (Diinglisar Wild, Napphållare, Lejon – lion), 14864 (Diinglisar Wild, Napphållare, Elefant - elephant), 19121 (Diinglisar, Napphållare, Katt – cat), 19122 (Diinglisar, Napphållare, Kanin – rabbit), 19123 (Diinglisar, Napphållare, Kossa - cow), 19124 (Diinglisar, Napphållare, Mus – mouse)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of choking and strangulation because it contains small parts that can be easily detached and swallowed and because the cord is too long.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 12586 and EN 71.
 

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

 
Description:  Soother holder made of soft textile with 8 different animal heads in the middle of the soother holder. The garment fastener is made of plastic and the soother fastener is a ring made of soft rubber – silicone. The soother holder is also considered to have significant play value – so it has a double function as soother holder and a toy.
Country of origin:  Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Norway

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Alert number: 1605/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pram /pushchair " Bolder 4"
 
Brand: Implast
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  312
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the attachment of the pram or the seat to the frame is insufficient and during normal use there is the possibility that the pram or seat can come off.

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

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

 
Description:  Four-wheel pram / pushchair with foldable frame. Packaging is a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: 1598/10       
Category:  Recreational crafts
 
Product:  Personal water crafts - JT1500A9F, STX-15F
 
Brand: Kawasaki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  The recall affects products with serial numbers from US-KAW59020J809 to US-KAW59202A909.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The lower fuel pump clamp may not have been installed correctly at the factory. This can cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment causing a risk of fire or explosion.
 

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

 
Description:  Personal water craft.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: 1595/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Carnival Mask "Top Grad Grimace"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of suffocation it completely covers the head and is made of impermeable material and it does not provide a total of at least 1300 mm² ventilation area.

1 incident reported.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Stop on sales and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  The mask is green and blue coloured and is made of textile.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1596/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy guitar
 
Brand: Xin Anda
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Electronic try me 10 Sounds
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because it has a strap with which to hang the guitar around one's neck and there is a risk that small children will wind the strap several times around their neck when playing.


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


In addition, the product can also pose a risk of damage to hearing because the sound emission is too high.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Stop on sales ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Battery-powered toy guitar made of hard plastic (upper side white, under side blue), with multi-coloured buttons in the shape of: a farmer (1), animal heads (7), notes (5) and stars (5), and 10 oval buttons with plastic strap for hanging around one's neck (pink), screw-in battery compartment for 3 AA batteries on the under side (not screwed in place, can be opened by pushing the cover). Measurements: length approx. 45 cm. Various melodies, notes and sounds (animal noises) can be heard by pressing the buttons.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia

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Alert number: 1597/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic toy "Singing Magnets"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref MG2241. Bar Code 5055023322412
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 


The product poses a risk of injuries because the magnets have a magnetic flux index greater than 50 kG² mm² and could cause an intestinal blockage if two or more were 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 by the trader. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Two ellipsoidal magnets presented in blister pack with orange card packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1599/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic animals
 
Brand: TIGER
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1700204
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of choking and injuries because the magnets have a magnetic flux index greater than 50 kG² mm² and could cause an intestinal blockage if two or more were 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 stop on sales by the importer and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  2 magnetic puzzles in a white wooden box. Each puzzle has 3 wooden pieces, which form an animal. It could be crocodile and hippopotamus, giraffe and rhino. The approximate dimension of the box is 145 x 95 x 35 mm. The approximate dimension of a magnet is 8 mm in diameter and 1 mm high.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, Iceland

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Alert number: 1602/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Gun set - Combat Force Set/Dart Blaster Set
 
Brand: LCD Publishing
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  WG4644
 
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 taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers and sales ban ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Action GTX Magazines including dart gun sets. All sets include a gun made of hard plastic and 3 black darts made of flexible plastic with orange semi transparent suction cups. Other free gifts in the sets are ID wallets, handcuffs, phones, badges, crossbow set, target, watch, whistle, and compass. Packaging consists of cardboard with a transparent plastic blister pack attached to Action GTX Magazine.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1610/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  br>Product: Balloons Brand: Melloc
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains nitrosamines which are classified as a category 2 carcinogen (total nitrosamines: 255 µg/kg of nitrosamine; total nitrosable substances: 2227 µg/kg; exceeding the permissible release of N-nitrosamines by approx. 400% and nitrosable substances by approx. 120%).


The product does not comply with the national legislation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure of remaining stock by the authorities.

 
Description:  1 pack of 50 balloons in various colours (purple, bright blue, yellow, green, red, dark blue, orange, pink) and shapes.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1614/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic train "Blocks Play & Learn"
 
Brand: Jianhui
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0/9730
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  It is a coloured, plastic train containing building blocks. Description of the packaging: There is a label bearing the brand name 'Blocks Play & Learn, Boys Toys', the company's address, the bar code, the CE mark and some warnings.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1613/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Skirt
 
Brand: SSD SHUN SHI DA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 081
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis.
 

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

 
Description:  Burgundy fully-lined skirt. The overlay bears floral embroidery with beads of varying sizes. It has a red fabric lining. The red label attached to the garment bears the brand of the skirt in white print. The swing ticket is red and bears the brand of the article.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1615/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Skirt
 
Brand: SSD SHUN SHI DA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 207
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis.
 

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

 
Description:  Fully-lined skirt. The overlay is black with white polka dots of varying sizes. It has a black fabric lining. The red label attached to the garment bears the brand of the skirt in white print. The swing ticket is white and bears the brand of the article, together with the following: Style, Size and Colour and the various symbols for the care of the garment.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1616/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Shirt
 
Brand: SSD SHUN SHI DA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 336
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis.
 

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

 
Description:  White cloth shirt bearing a printed net-like pattern consisting of dots and rings. The red label attached to the garment bears the brand of the skirt in white print. The swing ticket is red and bears the brand of the article.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1617/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Skirt
 
Brand: SSD SHUN SHI DA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 087
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis.
 

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

 
Description:  Dark brown fully-lined skirt. The overlay is embroidered with brown and bronze-coloured paillettes and beads. The embroidery is in the shape of a large flower with rays of beads streaming from its petals. There are smaller flowers between the rays. The red label attached to the garment bears its brand in white print. The swing ticket is red and bears the brand of the article.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

1 of 1 photo

Alert number: 1618/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Track suit
 
Brand: SSD SHUN SHI DA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 809
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Light grey sweatshirt. It bears a coloured print of Tweety Bird wearing a red and green hat and a green bathing suit. He is holding three red flowers and watching three butterflies of different sizes. There is silver coloured pearls decorating the butterflies’ wings. There is also pearls on the canary. Above and to the right of the bird’s foot, the word “waldfeen” is written in black print. There are silver letters on the label, which is black and silver and in the shape of a heart.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1619/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Track suit
 
Brand: EECKEY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 10822
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Purple track suit with white stitching, and zipper with a plastic pull tab. The front is decorated with silvery strass depicting a heart with golden edges and the statement “ORIGINAL”. The swing ticket is black and bears the brand of the article in silver, together with: SIZE, COLOUR and MARTIAL in silver. The transparent plastic package bears the brand of the article in black on the upper part and transparent against a black background in the lower.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1620/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  T-shirt Liu-Lo Original
 
Brand: SSD SHUN SHI DA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 10903
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Black fabric t-shirt. The following are printed on the front in a silver colour with a purple outline: LIU LO, the same in an upside-down mirror image, ORIGINALI. Between the two words there is a silvery heart outlined in pearls of a lime green colour.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1621/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Top
 
Brand: SSD SHUN SHI DA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 026
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Burgundy fully-lined tank-top. The overlay bears floral embroidery with beads of varying sizes. It has a red fabric lining. The red label attached to the garment bears the brand of the skirt in white print. The swing ticket is red and bears the brand of the article.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

1 of 1 photo

Alert number: 1622/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Track suit
 
Brand: EECKEY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 812
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Navy blue track suit with navy blue stitching, and a zipper with a metallic pull tab decorated with strass. Above the left breast there is a silver-coloured embroidered shield, inside which there is the letter X topped by a crown. The swing label is heart-shaped, and black and silver in colour.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1623/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women’s trousers
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code: 018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Navy blue women’s denim trousers with an elastic waistband. The swing ticket is oval and predominantly grey with an orange circle in the centre. The brand is printed in the centre of that circle.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1624/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's trousers
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 053
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown ribbed-velvet combat-style women's trousers with brown buttons attached also to the side pockets. The label inside the article indicates the brand while the beige outer label shows the outline of a woman with the wording "L & S" in black and the word "Fashion" written vertically.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1625/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Woman's dress
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 858
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Black dress with a beige paper label with a brown border indicating the brand name and the word "Diffusion".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1626/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Woman's jumper
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 1015
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  V-necked khaki woman's jumper with navy blue floral embroidery and green spangles and beads. The article label has three stripes (white, yellow and green) bearing the brand name in black and the word "Diffusion".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1627/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Woman's jumper
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 8800
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Woman's brown jumper with brown spangles in single, double and triple horizontal rows. The beige article label with a brown border indicates the brand name above the word "Diffusion" in brown.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1628/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Woman's jumper
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 8839
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Woman's black jumper with black spangles in single, double and triple horizontal rows. The beige article label with a brown border indicates the brand name above the word "Diffusion" in brown.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1629/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Jacket
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 9002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Zipped red jacket with zips on four front pockets and press-fasteners on two other front pockets. The article label has three stripes (white, yellow and green) bearing the brand name above the word "Diffusion" in brown. The same words appear vertically in black on the transparent plastic packaging containing the garment.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1630/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Jacket
 
Brand: L & S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 9061
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Hexavalent Chromium, in concentrations varying from 2.4 to 19.2 mg/kg. Given that Oeko Tex Standard 100 states that, to ensure optimum quality, total chromium content should be less than 1 mg/kg for children’s clothing and less than 2 mg/kg for all other clothing, regardless of whether it is in contact with the skin, and that Chromium VI should actually be below the detection threshold, we feel a limit of 5 mg/kg of Chromium VI is a practical threshold beyond which there is a serious risk of allergic contact dermatitis. In support of this, there are clinical studies which indicate that, for leather goods, 50% of sensitive subjects experienced contact dermatitis at this level. By analogy, and given that these articles will be in direct contact with the skin for possibly an entire working day, we believe that they pose a serious risk of allergy to consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Woman's black metal-zipped jacket with fur-lined hood. The article label has three stripes (white, yellow and green) bearing the brand name above the word "Diffusion" in black.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1633/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric "Hot and Cold Water Dispenser"
 
Brand: Adam
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YLR2-5-V208
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:


- excessive pressure can develop and the plastic tube joints can leak steam and water;


- it does not have sufficient resistance to heat and fire.


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

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

 
Description:  The product is a hot and cold water dispenser. It is of white colour, fitted with a water bottle on top. 220-240V, 50Hz, 620W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1638/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric "Tower Heater"
 
Brand: Domotec
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  D7191
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5291492002503
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:


- the plastic base of the appliance does not have sufficient resistance to heat and fire;


- the insulation of the internal wiring overheats.


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

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

 
Description:  Grey heater with switch. 220-240V, 50Hz, Power: 960W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1639/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric Fan
 
Brand: Emily
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KF691
 
Batch number / Barcode:  47147000050529
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and fire because:


a) it can easily overturn;


b) it does not have sufficient resistance to resistance to heat and fire.


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

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

 
Description:  The product is an electric fan with a stand. It has five switches. Three on/speed switches, one off switch and one switch for the control of the oscillation of the fan. 240V, 50Hz, 100W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1640/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric "Drink Mixer"
 
Brand: Emily
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EM-302RS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5605645276800
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock, fire and burns because the insulation of the internal wiring, the motor windings and the switch overheat.


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

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

 
Description:  Frappe mixer with stainless steel measuring cup. 230V, 50Hz, 100W
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1641/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hot Plate Electric Cooking
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LY-2025A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9111666080280
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock, fire and burns because:


- the cross sectional area of the conductors in the supply cord is not sufficient;


- the supply cable is of a type that is not sufficiently heat resistant;


- the appliance overheats;


- the electric strength of the insulation is not sufficient.


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

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

 
Description:  Electric hot plate. The appliance is of white colour with two plates on top. It has one switch for each plate, for adjustment of the heating power. On the appliance: 220-230V, 50-60Hz, 1000W+1500W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1642/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric heater
 
Brand: Imperial
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: IMP-12 Bar Code: 5290656050213
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

a) insulation of the internal wiring overheats;

b) sharp edges might damage the insulation of the wiring;

c) the specification of the supply cable is not sufficient.

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

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

 
Description:  Grey halogen heater with 4 switches. 220-240V, 50/60Hz, Power: 1200W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1644/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hot and Cold Water Dispenser
 
Brand: Midea
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: MYL528S
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because excessive pressure can develop and the plastic tube joints can leak steam and water.

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

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

 
Description:  The product is a hot and cold water dispenser. It is grey fitted with a water bottle on top. 240V, 50Hz, rated power: 740W heating power: 650W, cooling power 90W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1645/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric steam iron "Stiromax"
 
Brand: Monix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: STMAX (SII); Bar Code: 8432406189065 Batch code: 4545ZJS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the wireways of the steam generator have very sharp edges that can damage the wires The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric steam iron. The product has three switches. One on/off switch, one for spraying water and one for temperature adjustment. 220-230V, 50Hz, 2100W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1646/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Luxurious Water Dispenser
 
Brand: Taster
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: YLR2-6-63A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because excessive pressure can develop and the plastic tube joints can leak steam and water.

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

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

 
Description:  The product is a hot and cold water dispenser. It is white colour fitted with a water bottle on top. 230V, 50Hz, heating power 550W, cooling power 90W, CLASS I
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44

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Alert number: 1648/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Water Dispenser
 
Brand: Tredia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: YLR2-5-25H2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because excessive pressure can develop and the plastic tube joints can leak steam and water.

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

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

 
Description:  The product is a hot and cold water dispenser. It is silver fitted with a water bottle on top. 220-240V, 50Hz, cooling electric current rating: 0.71A heating electric current rating: 2.18A, CLASS I
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 44