Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 29 ( Published on: 22/07/2011)
Corrigendum
Notification 0812/10 from web report 20 in 2010 has been permanently removed following clarification of the risk assessment by the notifying authorities.

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0680/11       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Portable lamp
 
Brand: Düwi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 90178 Bar code: 4 008297 901785
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:


- the mains supply cable is insulated with PVC instead of the standard polychloroprene,


- the cable insulation can be damaged and the live parts of cable can become accessible,


- in case of outdoor use the water can come into the lampshade, and the socket-outlet where live parts can be found. Therefore electric shock may occur if the user touches the wet lampshade or plug.


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

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

 
Description:  The black plastic-covered portable lamp (work-lamp) is fitted with glass lampshade and grid in order to protect the lamp in the E27 lampholder. On the housing there are two different hooks. The main components of the lamp: mains supply cable with inscription "VDE ÖVE KEMA-KEUR" + ESTI FIMKO DEMKO NEMKO SEMKO + "CEBEC N20609 H05VV-F 2x0.75mm² ccc IEC 53(RVV) 300/500V 2x0.75mm² 2004010105136223 MAINLAND"; plug with inscription: "ML-207 2.5A 250V~ MAINLAND" + CEBEC KEMA-KEUR ÖVE VDE ES? IMQ SEMKO NEMKO DEMKO FIMKO ESTI” Technical parameters: 230 V~; 50 Hz; ta=30 °C; IP40 (on the housing), IP44 (on the label of the product) Class II, 60 W; E27. Packaging: transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Luxembourg, Slovenia

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Alert number: 0669/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Movano"
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Movano B.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the fairing axle, which secures the spare wheel winch, may break. The possible consequence of this is a risk of the loss of the spare wheel.
 

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

 
Description:  Model year: 2010; Local of production: Batilly (France). VIN numbers: <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2011-w29/2011-w29_4-vins.pdf">attached</a>.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Greece, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Slovenia, Ireland, United Kingdom, Lithuania

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Alert number: 0672/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Accord"
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  e6*2001/116*0115*XX e6*2001/116*0122*XX
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because, due to an inappropriate software setting of the Engine Control Unit, the oil level can increase too much in the engine. There is a possibility that some engine oil may enter the combustion chamber during driving. If this happens the vehicle may not decelerate as intended when the throttle pedal is released. If the clutch is disengaged or neutral is selected, the engine may continue to run even if the ignition switch is turned off.


18 incidents reported
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car. <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/images/rapex/2011-w29/2011-w29_7-vins.pdf">VINs are attached</a>.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Estonia, Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Slovenia, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Lithuania, Portugal

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Alert number: 0678/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Astra"
 
Brand: OPEL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: Astra J, Model year: 2011
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because, owing to a BCM software problem, the indication of a failure of the indicator on the driver's information centre may not function correctly. There is a possible risk of accident when changing direction.
 

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

 
Description:  Car manufactured in the following plants: Ellesmere Port (England) with chassis numbers between VIN B 8 019187 and B 8 080913, Gliwice (Poland), with chassis numbers between VIN B G 035111 and B G 112067, and Saint Petersbourg (Russia) with chassis numbers between VIN B 3 000878 and B 3 013626.
Country of origin:  Poland, Russian Federation, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Hungary, Sweden, Malta, Denmark, Slovenia, Estonia, The Netherlands, Ireland, Portugal, Lithuania

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Alert number: 0691/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Qashqai"
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Qashqai (J10), Qashqai +2 (NJ10)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the brake pipe may be perforated and this can cause a brake fluid leak. If the vehicle continues to be driven in this condition, this may result in a reduction of brake performance.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car production date – 27 August 2010 to 18 February 2011.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Hungary, Sweden, Bulgaria, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Poland, The Netherlands, Spain

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Alert number: 0670/11       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Reflective safety vest
 
Brand: Eurohorseline
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it is not sufficiently reflective and therefore, does not ensure the safety of the user in the dark.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE) and the relevant European standard EN 1150.
 

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

 
Description:  Fluorescent yellow signalling vest with retroreflective ‘V’.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: 0688/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s toilet seats
 
Brand: Bebetto (THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 822.01,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 697558031093 Item 830.01, barcode: 8 697558112112
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 26% 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 in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s toilet seats.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0674/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car "Rolling Car"
 
Brand: Xin Ye Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art.-Nr. 337-11
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the removable tyres contain 32.7% 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 in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Red and blue plastic toy car with removable tyres of soft transparent plastic, packed in a box with transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain

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Alert number: 0675/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car "Stunt car"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No: SY.3803-63A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the removable tyres contain 39.5% 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 in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Toy car made of plastic, colour: red/blue/black/silver, with removable plastic tyres. The toy is packaged in cardboard with a transparent plastic panel.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0679/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattles
 
Brand: Baby & Lovely
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model N°. 10199
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the rattles in the form of a guitar protrude too much and does not comply with the requirements on shape and size of certain toys.

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

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

 
Description:  Set of 3 plastic rattles, made of hard plastic, representing: a blue guitar, a rattle with 2 bears (yellow and violet) fixed to a blue ring and a pink cow. The toy is packed in a transparent bag closed by a cardboard fastener.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0690/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy plastic pony "Lovely Neddy"
 
Brand: First Grade Product - The Sweet Horse
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. printed on packaging 63067. Item Number: LAP286880
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 9.3% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), 0.14% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and 0.23% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP). 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 in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Toy plastic pony with ‘beauty accessories’ (hairdryer, shampoo and brush)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: 0666/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set "My baby"
 
Brand: Suber Nature
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8-500 TAKIM,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 697809 002742
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective action taken by the distributor, destruction of the product. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Children’s set consisting of two parts – a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers, brand Suber Nature, 8-500 TAKIM, barcode: 8 697809 002742, composition: 100 % cotton. On the front there is an inscription: Gi. The sweatshirt is fastened with a zipper. There are also two pockets. Country of origin – Turkey. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0667/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket "Happy Rule"
 
Brand: Zeplin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  17051,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 696096 138462
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective action taken by the distributor, destruction of the product. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Children’s jacket, composition: 100% polyester/lining 100% cotton, intended for children up to 7 years of age. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0671/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Scarf
 
Brand: Monszun
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DEG 30 Bar Code: 10034026
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 3730 mg/kg benzidine and 60 mg/kg of 4-amino-biphenyl.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black scarf with 10 cm fringes at the ends. Made of 100% viscose. (on the label) Size: 175 x 170 cm.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0676/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item. S11-031
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 463713 854477, sizes 18 months, 7 463713 854484, sizes 24 months, 7 463713 854507, sizes 12 months
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the decorative rhinestones detach easily and can be swallowed by a child.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's dress, with short sleeves and a flounce in the lower section. On the front there is a picture of a girl with an inscription Super Star and attached coloured rhinestones, composition: 95% cotton and 5% elastane, made in China. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0677/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item. 331846
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0 272823 000035, sizes 18 months, 0 272824 000034, sizes 12 months
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of:


- choking because the decorative rhinestones detach easily and can be swallowed by a child,


- strangulation and injuries as it has cords with free ends in the neck area.


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

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

 
Description:  Children's dress, with a halter neck and cords in the neck area. On the front there is a picture of mermaids, a sea-horse and a crab, with attached sequins and glued rhinestones, composition: 100% cotton, made in China. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0681/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Sun & Rise
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  RT-082
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7453002698202
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries as it has drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.


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 authority.

 
Description:  Pink and red children’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstrings. Plastic toggles are on the end of drawstring of the hood. Inscription on the front of sweatshirt and trousers from textile: “58”. Size: 98-128.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0682/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s outfit
 
Brand: A
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S-102
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries as it has drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.


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 authority.

 
Description:  Girl’s outfit consisting of trousers with two pockets and sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstring. Silver colour plastic toggles are on the end of drawstrings. The sweatshirt is decorated with various glittering inscriptions. Size: 98-128.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0683/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item. 331875
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0 272773 000031, sizes 23 months, 0 272774 000030, sizes 18 months, 0 272775 000039, sizes 12 months
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of:


- choking because the decorative metal parts detach easily and can be swallowed by a child,


- strangulation and injuries as it has cords with free ends in the neck area.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress, with a halter neck and cords in the neck area. There is a coloured printed pattern of butterflies, flowers and attached sequins. On the front there is a sun made of textile and attached sequins. Composition: 100% cotton, made in China. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0684/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 332229;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0 286410 000032
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the decorative rhinestones detach easily and can be swallowed by a child.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress, brand „JUMBO”, item 332229, with short sleeves and flounces in the lower section. On the front there is a picture of flowers and ladybirds with attached sequins and glued rhinestones, composition 100% cotton, size: 23 months, barcode 0 286410 000032, made in China. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0685/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: JUMBO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 331873;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0 272707 000038
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the decorative metal elements detach easily and can be swallowed by a child.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress with a bolero, brand JUMBO, item 331873, with attached sequins. On the front there is a textile flower, composition: 100% cotton, sizes: 6 months and 18 months – barcode 0 272707 000038, made in China. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0686/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: DONG FASHION STYLE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: DH1029
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation as it has drawstrings in the hood. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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 authority.

 
Description:  Girl’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets in different colours: grey, pink, burgundy, purple. The hood includes drawstring with silver colour plastic toggles on the end. On the front of the sweatshirt are various inscriptions. Size: 134-164.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0687/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s blouse
 
Brand: Bobito
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the decorative elements detach easily and can be swallowed by a child.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s knitted blouse "Bobito", intended for children up to 3 years of age. The blouse is in green and white and has a coloured printed pattern on the front depicting three animals, a rainbow and a cloud, There is also an inscription reading "Come on….lets party!". In the area of the shoulders on both sides there are attached textile ribbons with (glued) decorative rhinestones, sizes 1-2 cm. There is a textile label attached to the blouse with the inscription „Bobito” on it as well as information about the size.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0689/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s poncho
 
Brand: Silver Sun
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Identification ?/42579, barcode 8693468425793
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation as it has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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:  Knitted children’s poncho with stripes in various colours, with a white hood supplied with pink cords, with 3 attached balls and 8 knitted flowers on the front. There is a label with information about the producer:
Country of origin:  Bangladesh
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: 0668/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Sewing machine "Excellence"
 
Brand: Elna
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Excellence 740 model
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the electrical arcing may occur in the electronic part of the machine, causing a spark on the circuit board.
 

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

 
Description:  This is a white and blue electric sewing machine with the following dimensions: W: 519 mm; H: 316 mm; D: 230 mm; weight 12 kg.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: 0673/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED Lamp
 
Brand: GPI LUXLED
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T8B 22W AC 170-265V; 50-60 Hz
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient, creepage distances and clearances are too small and there are sharp edges.

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

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

 
Description:  tube LED
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29

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Alert number: 0703/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Fridge freezer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  appliances and equipment Product: Fridge freezer Brand: Beko Model: CA 5411 FFS/FFW/FFX. CA 7014 FFX. CD 7015 FFW/FFS/FFX. CDA 539 FS/FW/FX. CDA 543 FS/FW/FX. CDA 645 FW. CDA 647 FS/FW. CDA 648 FS/FW. CDA 653 FS/FW/FX. CDA 659 FS. CDA 751 FS/FX. CDA 752 FS/FW/FX. CS 460 FF/FFS/FFW/FFSD. CS 461 FFW/FFS. CSA 4706 FFX. CSB 4606 FFSD/FFS/FFW.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The defrost timer (located at the back of the fridge) may fail, overheat, and cause a potential fire hazard.
 

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

 
Description:  2 door frost free fridge-freezers.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland