Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 6 ( Published on: 11/02/2011)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0100/11       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airgun M16-A1+
 
Brand: Yika
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference 4860
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and damage to sight because:


- it does not have the necessary warnings with respect to the kinetic energy of the projectiles and the use of the laser;


- it contains a class 3R laser.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard 60825 and with the provisions of national law.
 

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

 
Description:  Airsoft gun with laser
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0101/11       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Air gun
 
Brand: New Top Gun Series
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference 4856
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and damage to sight because:


- it does not have the necessary warnings with respect to the kinetic energy of the projectiles and the use of the laser;


- it contains a class 3R laser.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard 60825 and with the provisions of national law.
 

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

 
Description:  Air gun, which resembles a firearm, with laser.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0120/11       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: VELLEMAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference MP1900G
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it incorporates a class 3R laser (not class 2 as indicated on the packaging).

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

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

 
Description:  Pen-type green laser pointer
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0125/11       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED Lamp (GU10)
 
Brand: Energy+
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 1122007 bar code: 6 41685 215879
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the primary and secondary windings of the mains transformer are in contact with each other. The secondary circuit is almost in contact (0.1mm distance) with the metal body of the lamp.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60958.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  LED Lamp (GU10), 3.5W
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0099/11       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Angle grinder "Cordless Lithium-ion Angle Grinder"
 
Brand: Sealey Power Products
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model No: CP5004 Bar Code: 5051747509955
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the intermittent/sticky action of the power switch which can result in the user not being able to switch the machine off and requiring the battery to be removed in order to stop it running.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Cordless angle grinder, 18V 115mm. Powered by lithium-ion battery
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0116/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle "Multistrada"
 
Brand: Ducati
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Models 1200 MY2010, 1200 ABS MY2010, 1200 S Touring MY2010 and 1200 S Sport MY2010
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries as it is possible that the engine can stall under certain conditions (when changing down gear or manoeuvring with the clutch disengaged with the engine at idle) which could lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  The recall affects 2010 model year motorcycles, with VINs range as indicated in the <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2011-w6/2011-w6_18-vins.pdf">attached document</a>.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Ireland, United Kingdom

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Alert number: 0109/11       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fireworks "Jotaro Colored Flowers"
 
Brand: Bright Star Fireworks
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: Jotaro Colored Flowers Danish registration number: SIK-0282410212
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high and a risk of burns because it can explode or go off at a too low level.


The product does not comply with the directive 2007/23/EC on pyrotechnic articles and the relevant European standard 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Roman candles, length 15 cm and outside diameter 2 cm. Black with white text.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0118/11       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Visibility accessory
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No.98771, EAN 2009002987713
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product does not have sufficient visibility because the retro-reflective values are too low. As a result, the user is not sufficiently visible and could be seriously injured.

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

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

 
Description:  Reflective slap wrap in red and yellow colour, in plastic packaging. The area of the reflective slap wrap is 190 cm².
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0110/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Babywalker
 
Brand: Happy Baby – Rocky Air Plane
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: BG-732 (SPER-732)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4135191282518
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the absence of a braking device which could prevent a downstairs fall.

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

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

 
Description:  White plastic babywalker with a textile seat on which there are printed images of flowers and a metal foldable frame. The babywalker has eight pairs of wheels. There is a label attached with some warnings.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0106/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Scooter "Foldable Rollerboard Scooter"
 
Brand: Zig Zag
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  PL-2020
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the gap between wheel and mud guard is not sufficient;

- the handlebars do not have sufficient strength;

- there is only one locking mechanism which fails to engage automatically when the steering tube is adjusted;

- the wheel size is not sufficient;

- the diameter of the handlebars is not sufficient.

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. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Scooter – boxed
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: 0107/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Radio controlled toy car "Radio Control King of Stunt R/C Series"
 
Brand: Rong Long
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item Number: 33886W. AC/DC Adaptor Model: TY18(35E1) Input: AC220-240V 50/60Hz. Output: DC7.2v 200Ma. Gen Yuan Electronic Factory No Barcode.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains adaptor supplied with the product poses a risk of electric shock because the pins exceed the specified dimension limits and the requirements for their distance from the periphery are not met.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Radio-controlled toy stunt car and AC/DC adaptor for recharging battery. Product packaging consists of printed cardboard with images of product and text including ‘Crazy Dancing Active Fire R/C Series’
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0111/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Radio Control Helicopter "Volitation"
 
Brand: S Double Horse
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item Number: 9053 AC/DC Adaptor Model: E1-041 Input: AC220-240V 50Hz. Output: DC 12V 500mA No Bar Code.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the transformer does not have adequate overload protection. If the output circuit of the transformer short-circuits, the transformer can overheat and the enclosure can catch fire. In addition, the dimensions of the pins are incorrect which can cause electric shock.


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

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

 
Description:  Wireless RC Helicopter and AC/DC Adaptor for recharging battery. Product packaging consists of printed cardboard with images of product and text.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Czech Republic

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Alert number: 0112/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  R/C Formula 1
 
Brand: Contest
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item Number: 6643 AC/DC Adaptor Model: YT35V0720250 Input: AC220-240V 50/60Hz. Output: 7.2V 250mA No Bar Code.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the transformer does not have adequate overload protection. If the output circuit of the transformer short-circuits, the transformer can overheat and the enclosure can catch fire. In addition, the dimensions of the pins are incorrect which can cause electric shock.


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

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

 
Description:  R/C battery operated toy car with battery operated transmitter (batteries included) and AC/DC Adaptor for recharging battery. Product packaging consists of printed cardboard with images of product and text. Radio Control High Performance Rally Car Series.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0113/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  R/C Formula 1 "Formula1 R/C High Performance Rally Car Series"
 
Brand: ZHI LUN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item Number: 6645 AC/DC Adaptor Model; YT35V0720250. Input; 220-250v50/60 Hz. Output: 7.2v 250mA
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the transformer does not have adequate overload protection. If the output circuit of the transformer short-circuits, the transformer can overheat and the enclosure can catch fire. In addition, the dimensions of the pins are incorrect which can cause electric shock.


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

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

 
Description:  R/C battery operated toy car with battery operated transmitter (batteries included) and AC/DC Adaptor for recharging battery. Product packaging consists of printed cardboard with images of product and text.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0114/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  R/C Helicopter "Two Speed Model of Helicopter – Luxury"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item Number: QS8005 AC/DC Adaptor Model; MJ-12800 Input:AC 110-240 50/60 Hz. Output: DC 12v 800mA
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of:


- fire because, due to internal short circuit, when connected to the mains supply, several components can fail and internal wiring can melt,


- electric shock, because the conductors are not mechanically retained and there are no barriers to prevent a detached wire from reducing creepage distances and clearances. In addition the pins are incorrect.


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

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

 
Description:  Infrared remote control helicopter and AC/DC Adaptor for recharging battery. Product packaging consists of printed cardboard with images of product and text.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: 0115/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Skipping rope "Springtouw Springseil"
 
Brand: Partyland
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art.nr. 10306 Ean 8717202103065
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.9 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 
Description:  6 metre coloured skipping rope with coloured headcard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0121/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic soap bubble gun "Flash Bubble Gun"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No: 08888B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 484443 330221 Article No: 08888A Barcode: 8 300000 048203
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because of the presence of aerobic mesophilic microorganisms in the liquid used for the soap bubbles (2.2 x 106 microorganisms/ml).

In addition, the battery compartment is not marked with the shape of the batteries in proportional size and does not have sufficient mechanical strength.
 

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

 
Description:  Gun made of clear plastic through which the internal mechanism – made up of parts of various colours and two thin red and yellow cables – is visible. It also includes a tube of water bearing the words “Bubble gun", which is screwed onto the lower part and from which the liquid passes into the gun. The packaging is a clear blister on a blue cardboard backing bearing the words “Flash Bubble Gun" in several colours and a picture of a frog with the gun in its hand.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0122/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic soap bubble gun "Fluorescents bubbles – New Style"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NO.0801 Bar code: 8484441121029
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because of the presence of aerobic mesophilic microorganisms in the liquid used for the soap bubbles (1.9 x 105 microorganisms/ml).

In addition, the toy can easily break.
 

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

 
Description:  Gun made of clear plastic, with visible interior mechanism made up of brightly coloured parts, and including a tube of blue liquid bearing the words "Bubbles water", which is screwed into the lower front part of the toy and from which the liquid passes into the gun to make the bubbles. The packaging is a clear blister on navy blue cardboard with pictures of red and blue penguins and the words "New Style" and "Auto Gun".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0123/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Mask "Mask FX – Kids – Mask"
 
Brand: Halsall
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Bar Code – 5 050838 505012
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0,47% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), and 32,7% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP).

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

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

 
Description:  Halloween mask – with brown or white hair (covers head at back)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0102/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirts and trousers
 
Brand: Joy Keeper
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 1191, barcode – 196200001191 Model 1082, barcode 196200001082
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the hood and at the waist.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirts and trousers intended for girls up to 7 years of age. Each set is green in colour.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0103/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jackets
 
Brand: Deisy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Not known
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the hood

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s jacket, intended for children up to 7 years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0104/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Joy keeper
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 1190, barcode 196200001190
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the hood

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirt with hood, intended for children up to 7 years of age. There are cords in the hood. The colour is a combination of pink and purple. On the front there are embroidered patterns depicting flowers.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Romania

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Alert number: 0117/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing "Vogue fashion jeans"
 
Brand: KALAMTON
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood of the jacket. The product also poses a risk of choking for children due to the presence of the small toggles at the cord ends which can be easily detached and swallowed.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s two piece denim outfit (jacket and trousers) intended for children up to 7 years. The jacket has a cotton hood which is attached to the garment by buttons. The hood has a free textile cord made of cotton and synthetic fibres with plastic grey toggles at the end which can be easily removed.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0119/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket "Qun Fen Fushion"
 
Brand: DUN FEN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Cod 176, color D2/S61
 
Batch number / Barcode:  20069018
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood of the children’s coat. The product also poses a risk of choking for children due to the presence of the small toggles at the cord ends, which can be easily detached and swallowed.


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

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

 
Description:  Child's yellow, sleeveless short jacket with a hood edged with imitation fur which easily detaches. There is a cord in the neck area with round ends protected by plastic toggles.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0105/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-lightening cream
 
Brand: L’Abidjanaise
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch No: 007E CR AB 08:56
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 7.1 % of hydroquinone as a skin-whitening agent which can pose a threat to health if applied to a large area over a long period of time. 

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

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

 
Description:  Skin-lightening cream in a white plastic jar with a white lid 300 gr.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6

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Alert number: 0108/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Lightening oil for skin "Lightening beauty oil for skin"
 
Brand: VIT’FEE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch: HVF 110
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 6.3 % of hydroquinone, which can pose a threat to health if applied to a large area over a long period of time. 

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

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

 
Description:  White plastic bottle with a pink stopper containing skin-lightening oil. Volume: 125 ml
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: 0124/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel Chargers
 
Brand: Enjoy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: TCNOK12 and TCSAM10S
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because creepage and clearance distances between primary and secondary parts are insufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Travel charger for mobile phone.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 6