Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 18 ( Published on: 06/05/2011)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0390/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby-walker
 
Brand: BLB /BaoLeBao/
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model No.: 6130,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6936780300013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries to small children because it may tip over during use and because it does not have sufficient strength and can break during use.

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

 

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

 
Description:  The baby-walker is made of plastic with folding metal supports and a textile seat on which there is an inscription. There is also a table or board with attached toys. The product is sold in polyethylene packaging with a set of instructions for use in a foreign language.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0391/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  High-chair
 
Brand: BBH /BaoBaoHao/
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model No.: 217-107,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 938318 900061
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the locking mechanisms are not sufficient and the foot-rest is not stable.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
 

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

 
Description:  A foldable children’s high-chair with a fixed food tray and a tubular structure. The product is sold in cardboard packaging with a set of instructions for use in a foreign language.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0386/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  "Funny Dogs" Chocolate eggs with toy
 
Brand: Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  L.0148 Best before date: 30.05.2012
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the removable mouthpiece of the blowing toy with a propeller is too small meaning it can be swallowed by children.

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: Other)

 
Description:  Exterior: Folding cardboard box Interior: Aluminium foil (packaging for the chocolate egg) and two-part plastic egg (packaging for the toy). Package insert: Warnings and assembly instructions. Characteristics: Each chocolate egg contains a two-part plastic egg (yellow). Each plastic egg contains a toy, or the parts for assembling a toy in accordance with the instructions (all parts are made of plastic). Various models: e.g. car, parrot on a swing, blowing toy with propeller. Measurements: car: 4 cm long, parrot: approx. 7 cm high, blowing toy: approx. 6 cm long. Function: Blowing toy with propeller: air is blown through the mouthpiece, the propeller turns and lifts into the air.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0397/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy crane "Crawler Crane"
 
Brand: Hobby Engine
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HE -805
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk as the rechargeable batteries can explode.

One accident reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric toy crane with rechargeable batteries which are an integral part of the toy itself. Also included: a battery charger (model AD-0920-VD8P) bearing the CE marking; a remote control, also CE-marked, on which the phrase "Crawler Crane HE- 0805 frequenza 26.995 Mhz" is printed; and a set of rechargeable batteries in green plastic wrapping bearing the text "BFN NI MH 48AA 800 m Ah 7.2 V"
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0387/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sandals
 
Brand: Dossan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 22425, 22428 and 22429
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the footwear has small parts that fit completely into the small parts cylinder.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's sandals with textile uppers and synthetic soles. Baby sizes (19 and 21). On one side of the sole is a sort of button that can be removed. Description of packaging: a cardboard box bearing the brand name, article number, colour and size.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0388/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sandals "Dora the Explorer"
 
Brand: Cerda
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 603244 Bar code: 8427418238535
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the small decorative elements can easily become detached and could be placed in the mouth of a child.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Beach flip-flop sandals for girls, with synthetic uppers and soles. Description of packaging: a transparent plastic bag with various labels bearing the following information: brand and name, details of the importer, warnings, the reference and the bar code.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0392/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: ЙО-ЛИ Detski Magazin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No.116
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s halter-neck dress with cords that have free ends in the neck area and strung coloured beads. Sizes: height 90 cm, 102 cm, 114 cm, 126 cm, 138 cm and 150 cm; Composition: 100% cotton, with an elastic upper part decorated with lace. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0393/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: ЙО-ЛИ Detski Magazin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F-889
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck area.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s halter neck dress with cords that have free ends in the neck area. Sizes: height 90 cm, 102 cm, 114 cm, 126 cm, 138 cm, 150 cm and 162 cm, composition: 90% cotton and 10% polyester, with a decoration made of lace with attached rhinestones. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0394/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jackets
 
Brand: Mickey Mouse
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3554803086657 article: 34778
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.


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


 

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

 
Description:  Children’s jackets, intended for children up to 7 years of age, in various colours – dark green, dark beige, black and light beige. There is a belt in the waist area as well as attached labels with information in Bulgarian: "Mickey Mouse", name of the importer, 100% polyester, a label showing the article No. 34778. On the inside of the jacket are textile labels containing some treatment symbols. <font color="#ff0000">(the product may be counterfeit)</font>
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0395/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sports sets
 
Brand: Hannah Montana
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sports sets intended for children up to 7 years of age. The upper part is a sweatshirt that has a hood with cords and the lower part is a pair of trousers with cords in the waist area. There is an attached label with the inscriptions “Hannah Montana”, "100% cotton", "Made in Turkey" and a label with information in Bulgarian: item: set; composition: 100% cotton. There is a printed image of a girl and the inscription “Hannah Montana” on the sweatshirt and the trouser pockets.. <font color="#ff0000">(the product may be counterfeit)</font>
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0396/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Scarf
 
Brand: Global Accessories
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item no 37122 in the invoice
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes (black colours) releasing 4500mg/kg of benzidine.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A black scarf made of viscose (91 %) and silk (9 %). Size 70 x 180 cm.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0403/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Georgio
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 3452
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s clothing set in grey colour intended for children up to 12 years. The sweatshirt fastens with a zip placed in the middle. The trousers are designed with cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0404/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sleeveless zip-up sweatshirt
 
Brand: Jungle
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JX-35
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Blue sleeveless zip-up sweatshirt intended for children up to 4 years of age. The garment has a hood with cords. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, and age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0405/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Various baby-grows
 
Brand: OH Baby London
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because the fastener, or popper, can be easily detached and swallowed by a baby. If a baby swallows the popper, it becomes lodged in the baby’s larynx and block airways;The product does not comply with the national standard BS 7907.
 

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

 
Description:  Various designs of baby-grows
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0407/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Clothing set
 
Brand: Monostar
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: F202, F203 and F204
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because the adornments on the T-shirt and on the pocket are small parts that can be easily detached and placed in the mouth of a child.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Ref.: F202: Outfit for babies, consisting of pink dungarees and a printed T-shirt decorated with small coloured stoneswhich are stuck to the clothing. Ref. F203: Outfit for babies, consisting of a white dungaree skirt and a printed T-shirt decorated with small coloured stones. Ref.: F204: Clothing set for babies, consisting of pink dungarees and a printed T-shirt decorated with small coloured stones. Description of packaging: - The outfit is wrapped in transparent bags with a ziplock. Sizes range from 12 to 24 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0412/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  T-shirt
 
Brand: 1) Julia Mini 2) Nicolas Mini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) C11-MJ1610 in invoice and on the label 2) C11-MN1630 in invoice and on the label
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk as the metallic buttons release nickel at a rate of 5,0-9,1 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  1) Baby’s pink t-shirt with printed decorations. Metallic press buttons at shoulder. Size 68 cm. 2) Baby’s orange t-shirt with printed decorations. Metallic press buttons at shoulder. Size 68 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0413/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby's clothing
 
Brand: Rasavil Tyyni
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style: “color: strip”
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of straps on the bottom hem of the leg which can lead to entrapment. The straps are attached at one point creating a loop which extends to the outside of the garment.

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

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

 
Description:  Baby’s grey overall with white, turquoise and brown stripes. Size 68 cm. Waterproof material polyester 70 % and polyurethane 30 %.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0414/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Bedspreads and cushion cover
 
Brand: Casa
 
Name: 1) Bedspread 2) Bedspread 3) Cushion cover
 
Type / number of model:  1) Item 3041011001 in invoice 2) Item 3041011001 in invoice 3) Item 3036081001 in invoice
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain azo dyes releasing respectively 210 mg/kg, 130 mg/kg, and 200 mg/kg of the aromatic amine benzidine.

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  1) A bedspread with green/grey, turquoise and beige stripes, material 100 % cotton. Size 150 x 250 cm 2) A bedspread with green/grey, pink and beige stripes, material 100 % cotton. Size 150 x 250 cm 3). A cushion cover with green/grey, pink and beige stripes. Material 100 % cotton. Size 50 x 50 cm.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0399/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-lightening cream "Skin Lightening Serum"
 
Brand: Clear Essence
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN: 7 37192 10000 2 LOT: 100301-1, EXP: 03/12
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains 2% by weight of hydroquinone which may have carcinogenic effects.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding cardboard box containing a plastic bottle with a piston pump, 15 ml
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0400/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hairspray "Color-Haarspray (4 different shades), Glitter-Haarspray"
 
Brand: Pyro-Partner
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN-Code Color-Haarsprays: 4040467078132; product ref. 7813; EAN-Code Glitter-Haarspray: 4040467078149; product ref. 7814
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain between 55% and 85% (in relation to the non-propellant content) of methanol. In addition, up to 1.4% of benzene was detected. Both methanol and benzene are substances which are toxic when inhaled or swallowed and upon skin contact. Benzene is also classified as carcinogenic and mutagenic. Methanol leads to damage to the central nervous system, in particular to the optic nerves, and also to the kidneys, liver, heart and other organs. The products do not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC as phenol is prohibited.
 

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

 
Description:  Brightly-coloured pressurised spray cans with pink, blue, yellow, mauve and glitter-finish plastic caps
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0406/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Nail Polish "Nail Art Striping Brush in Bottle"
 
Brand: ZHIYL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.47% by weight of dibutylphthalate (DBP) which is prohibited in cosmetic products by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

In addition it contains 4.52% by weight of other phthalic acid esters.
 

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

 
Description:  Auburn coloured nail polish. Black lid. On the bottle is printed the brand and name as well as the volume (10ml (25FI. OZ)) a list of ingredients and the statement: "No Toluene or Formaldehyde"
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0411/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Nail Polish "Nail art lacquer"
 
Brand: Art Club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Colour NA 53 – NEON ORANGE; net wt. 0.25 oz./7 ml.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 8.89 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) which is prohibited in cosmetic products by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

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

 
Description:  Nail polish - glass bottle with black plastic cap filled with orange nail polish, net wt. 0.25 oz./7 ml. Ingredients (according to the package): butyl acetate, ethyl acetate, nitrocellulose, dibutylphthalate, isopropyl alcohol, camphor, acrylic resin, benzophenone # 1. It may contain: D&C Red #6, D&C Red #7, iron oxides, D&C Red #34, titanium dioxide, ferric ferrocyanide, bismuth oxichloride, mica, D&C yellow #5.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0389/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  AC Adaptor - mobile phone charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because:


- the adaptor does not have adequate insulation;


- a loose wire could reduce creepage distances and clearances;


- the adaptor is not designed or manufactured to withstand foreseeable overloads;


- the adaptor has inadequately sized pins.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard BS 1363.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizures of the product by the authorities

 
Description:  AC Adaptor - Mobile phone charger with black enclosure and LED light. Input: 100 – 240 V 50 / 60 Hz. Output: 5 V DC 1000 mA +/- 5%
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0398/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Lamp-holder "Europa"
 
Brand: CYO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model/batch: LH 04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because when inserting the bulb the user may touch the live cap.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.
 

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

 
Description:  White lamp-holder. Description of the packaging: -Lamp-holder in plastic packaging which states: Europa. Ref LH04.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0401/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Lamp-holder
 
Brand: Luzfin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - Ref: 74, 75, 62HP, 534S and 63JP Bar code: Ref. 74:8429192000605, Ref. 75: 8429192000612.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The products pose a risk of electric shock because:

- direct contact with live parts is possible during insertion;

- items 62 HP and 63 HP do not meet the requirements because the dome of the lamp-holder can be removed without using a tool; when loosening the lamp it unscrews, leaving live parts accessible;

- if a twisted cable separates from the terminal, it may touch accessible metallic parts and also, the isolating ring between the accessible live and metallic parts can be removed without using a tool.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.
 

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

 
Description:  Metal lamp-holders and bulb adaptors. The brand, reference number and barcode are shown on the label. Packed incardboard boxes and sold in bulk.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0402/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains charger for mobile phone
 
Brand: Best Mobile
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KJ-TC19A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it does not have adequate insulation between the input and output circuits.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard BS1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Black, AC/DC mobile phone charger with a thin triangular-shaped LED light.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0408/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel charger for mobile phone
 
Brand: X-plus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  For D800/D820/D300
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because:


- the adaptor does not have adequate insulation;


- weak fixing of internal wires mean that a wire could come loose and reduce creepage distances and clearances;


- the adaptor has inadequately sized pins.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard BS1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Black mobile phone charger with half moon shape LED light. Input AC100-240V 50/60 Hz. Output: DC5.2V 450mA
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0409/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor "Mobile phone accessories"
 
Brand: HK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  For V3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because:


- it does not have adequate insulation,


- the enclosure is not sufficiently resilient.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the national standard BS 1363.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizures and withdrawal from sale ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Travel Adaptor - mobile phone charger with black enclosure and LED light. Input AC100-240V 50/60 Hz. Output: DC5.2V- 500mA
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18

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Alert number: 0410/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel charger for mobile phone "Mobile Travel Charger"
 
Brand: Fonix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  For NOK 6101
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because:


- weak fixing of internal wires mean that a wire could come looseand reduce creepage distances and clearances;


- the adaptor has inadequately sized pins.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard BS1363.
 

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

 
Description:  Black mobile phone charger with dot shaped LED light. Input AC100-240V 50 Hz. Output: DC5V 500mA
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 18