Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 35 ( Published on: 02/09/2011)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0877/11       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Face & body piercings
 
Brand: 99centbodyjewelry.com
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DD 664
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk as it releases nickel at the rate of 3.95 µg/cm²/week.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Imitation jewellery for face and body piercing and white metal earrings.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0888/11       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter "Premium Lighter"
 
Brand: Hailu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  None
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because:

·      it has insufficient resistance to cyclic burning;

·      the flame height is too high;

·      it has insufficient resistance to spitting, sputtering and flaring;

·      flame extinction is insufficient;

·      resistance to continuous burning is insufficient.

The failure of the lighter to extinguish properly can lead to the lighter melting and gas escaping under pressure. This can result in the lighter becoming engulfed in flames which can in turn set fire to the surroundings.

1 incident reported.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 9994.
 

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

 
Description:  Jumbo lighter 16cm long, transparent various colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Malta

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Alert number: 0887/11       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Rechargeable headlamp "LED Head Light"
 
Brand: Tanluxing
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EX032-7; Art No.: B-372
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 372037 806897
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:


·      the live pins may be touched during use;


·      the cross-sectional area of the core of the cable is not sufficient and, in case of a short circuit, the internal wires may overheat;


·      the accessible metal casing of the headlamp is separated by only basic insulation from the live conductors;


·      the basic insulated internal wiring contacts sharp edges of accessible metal parts and may get damaged. Consequently the accessible metal parts may become live.


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 ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Rechargeable headlamp with 7 LEDs. Includes a built-in battery and battery charger. The product housing is made of black plastic with a red charge indicator LED.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0873/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van "Master III"
 
Brand: Renault.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles affected: beginning of production to 16/04/2010; Fabrication numbers: B000001 to B006693.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a risk of damage to the seals on the rear wheels bearings, when disassembled and remounted on the rear axle during repair work, which could then lead to damage to the bearings when driving. Possible consequence in the worst cases is a risk of losing a rear wheel as a result of damage to the bearings.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van /Light commercial vehicle.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Poland, The Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain, Hungary, United Kingdom, Estonia

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Alert number: 0881/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car M3 GTS
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e1*KS07/46*0012*. Vehicles manufactured between 30.04.2010 and 15.06.2011 are affected.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to insufficient bonding, the rear side windows and the rear window may become loose during driving.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0882/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle FJR 1300 A/AS
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e13*2002/24*0041*00/*01/*02*/04*/*05 Type: RP13. The vehicles concerned were built between 2006 and 2009.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bonding of cables may fail when all the electrical systems are switched on. This may result in the failure of electrical components and, in the worst case, in the engine cutting out while the motorcycle is being driven.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, France, Denmark, Spain, Slovenia, Norway, Sweden, Slovakia, Hungary, Ireland, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Greece, Portugal, Estonia

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Alert number: 0883/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle FJR 1300 A
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e13*2002/24*0041*05, type RP13, model FJR 1300 A. The notification concerns motorcycles manufactured between in 2010 and 2011.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
When the front brake lever is operated on the vehicles concerned the mechanism in the brake light switch may jam. As a result, the brake light may not be activated and so there is a risk that the vehicle behind will not realise that braking is taking place which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, France, Denmark, Sweden, Slovenia, Norway, Ireland, United Kingdom, Portugal, Estonia

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Alert number: 0884/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Trailers 1.        NOR 1500 2.        Premium 150 3.        PN2 4.        Premium 145 500 kg
 
Brand: Norauto
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.        Barcode 3501363798766 2.        Barcode 3499368027694 3.        Barcode 3499368027663 4.        Barcode 3499368027618
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a risk of compression of the axle arm and of the axle arm rotating a quarter of a turn when the trailer is loaded. As a result, the trailer can overturn causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle pulling it, which could lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  1.        Trailer 2.        Trailer 3.        Motorcycle trailer 4.        Bare chassis
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: 0864/11       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Fireworks "ATOMYC"; "COBRA"
 
Brand: DI BLASIO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ATOMYC: 11 JUNIOR, ATOMYC: 171 ES, ATOMYC: 172 ES, COBRA: 172 V
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of cuts and damage to sight as debris from the fireworks can be projected more than 1m laterally.


The product does not comply with the Pyrotechnic Articles Directive or the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Bangers with a fuse.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0868/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair and car seat "Xcursion Travel System"
 
Brand: Mothercare
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Xcursion Black Denim infant carrier batch codes: 20100802-17. 20101019-19. 20101229-22. 20110514-25; Xcursion Khaki Twill infant carrier batch codes: 20101215-21. 20101115-20; Xcursion Stone Safari infant carrier batch codes: 20100923-18.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns as the infant car seat has not been treated with a fire retardant. This could lead to ignition of the car seat in the event of a cigarette / match / flame coming into contact with the seat cover.


The product does not comply with national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  Pushchair and infant carrier.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus, Poland, Ireland

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Alert number: 0879/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair "Explorer"
 
Brand: Phil&Teds
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Phil & Teds EX Explorer Nos 0610/0001 to 0111/4788 manufactured between June 2010 and January 2011. EAN: EX5 Explorer pushchair black/anthracite 9420015728262; EX11 Explorer pushchair black/red 9420015728231; EX3 Explorer pushchair black/navy blue 9420015728255; EX22 Explorer pushchair black/green 9420015728248; EX222 Explorer pushchair anise green/anthracite 9420015728781
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries as the brakes on some of the models concerned may be damaged and operate inefficiently or fail completely, causing a risk of injury for the child.


Incidents reported.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall by the producer (By: Other)

 
Description:  Three wheel pushchairs sold in different colours: red, black, apple green/black, navy blue and apple green.
Country of origin:  New Zealand
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: 0880/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair "Hammerhead"
 
Brand: Phil&Teds
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  phil&teds EX explorer Nos 0610/0001 to 0111/4788 manufactured between June 2010 and January 2011 EAN: HH5 Hammerhead pushchair black/anthracite 9420015719116
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries as the brakes on some of the models concerned may be damaged and operate inefficiently or fail completely, causing a risk of injury for the child.


Incidents reported.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall by the producer (By: Other)

 
Description:  Black, three-wheeled pushchair.
Country of origin:  New Zealand
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: 0863/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Birthday Candles "Bougies anniversaire Petit train" [Little train Birthday candles]
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 457000 019049
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a serious risk of choking as small parts - the roofs of the railway cars and the wheels - can be easily detached and placed in the mouth 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 withdrawal from the market by the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Six birthday candles sold with a little plastic train consisting of a locomotive and five cars.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0867/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Banino
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  218
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because there are easily detachable small parts which could be swallowed by a child.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress with short sleeves. Sewn decorations of flowers and numbers on which there are sewn or stuck decorative stones; 100 % cotton, No. 218, size: 3/2-6, without packaging.
Country of origin:  Iran
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0869/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shorts "Bermude Za Decake"
 
Brand: Free Line
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0510
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries

owing to the presence of a cord with free ends, which is not fixed in at least one point

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 Bermuda shorts with cords in the waist area that are tied in a knot, sizes 110-152 cm. The products are sold with a paper label containing information in Bulgarian: 100% cotton, size, height, country of origin, producer. There are also textile labels attached to the Bermuda shorts, which contain the following inscriptions: 100% cotton, treatment symbols and the inscription Free Line. The products are sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0870/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  331854
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps with free ends which are 335 mm long and a risk of choking because there are easily detachable small parts which could be swallowed by a child.


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 dress, intended for children from 6 to 18 months of age, with shoulder straps of continuous length. On the front there are images of an apple and a cake and in the lower section there are pictures of strawberries. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0871/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  9726
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps with free ends which are 245 mm long and a risk of choking because there are easily detachable small parts which could be swallowed by a child.


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 dress, intended for children from 6 to 12 months of age, with shoulder straps of continuous length. In the upper section of the front there are textile roses and in the lower section there is a flower with a rhinestone. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0872/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 331842
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps with free ends which are 365 mm long.

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 clothing set: a dress and a bolero, intended for children from 12 to 18 months of age. The dress has shoulder straps of continuous length and flower patterns. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0874/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item # 331853
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries as the shoulder straps with free ends may become entangled in fixed objects.

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 clothing set: dress and panties, intended for children from 3 to 12 months. The dress has shoulder straps of continuous length and flower patterns. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0875/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item no. 331857
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries as the shoulder straps with free ends may become entangled in fixed objects.

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 clothing set: a dress and a pair of shorts, intended for children from 3 to 18 months of age. The dress has shoulder straps of continuous length and a textile ladybird; a the shorts have images of flowers and ladybirds. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0876/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's dress
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item no. 331872
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries as the shoulder straps with free ends may become entangled in fixed objects.

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 dress, intended for children from 6 to 12 months of age. The dress has shoulder straps of continuous length and flower patterns. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0889/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Shampoo "Vitamine vital shampoo"
 
Brand: Tempting (U.S.A.Color).
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - Expiration date 2014-08; - Batch number 9498; - Bar code: 8 436002 652350.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains, according to its label, the substance 4-Aminobenzoic acid (PABA).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Orange bottle, 250 ml. The indications in the label are in English and Spanish.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0890/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin repair mask "Live Mask repair"
 
Brand: Tempting (U.S.A.Color).
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - Expiration date 2013-12; - Batch number 8553; - Bar code: 8 436002 652718.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains, according to its label, the substance 4-Aminobenzoic acid (PABA).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent jar with an orange cap, 150 ml. The indications in the label are in English, Spanish and French.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0891/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Aftershave "All Yours"
 
Brand: Men’s Collection.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  All batches.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the colorant CI 41090, whose use is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  "Eau de toilette pour homme – Vaporisateur – Natural Spay" packed in a grey cardboard box with indications in English and French. Volume: 100 ml.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0892/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair dye "Directions Semi-Permanent Conditioning Hair Colour"
 
Brand: La Riché
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products poses a chemical risk as they contain, according to the label, the following colouring agents, whose use is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive: CI 42535; CI 45170; CI 48054; CI 51004; CI 11270; CI 52015; CI 42595; CI 45430.
 

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

 
Description:  4 x 88 ml tubs in each box. Available in 34 shades: Alpine Green, Apple Green, Apricot, Atlantic Blue, Bright Daffodil, Carnation Pink, Cerise, Coral Red, Dark Tulip, Ebony, Fire, Flame, Flamingo Pink, Fluorescent Glow, Lagoon Blue, Lavender, Lilac, Mandarin, Midnight Blue, Neon Blue, Pastel Pink, Pillarbox Red, Plum, Poppy Red, Rose Red, Rubine, Silver, Spring Green, Tangerine, Tulip, Turquoise, Vermillion Red, Violet, White Toner.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0865/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric grill "Plancha Electrique"
 
Brand: Carrefour Home
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  model: HPG239_9
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3606605638739.
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it lacks protection against contact with live parts in the area of the connector pins.


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

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

 
Description:  Electric flat top grill, power 2000 W, non-stick coating. Adjustable temperature, fat collector, voltage 220/240V - 50Hz.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus, Spain, Greece

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Alert number: 0878/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric fan heater
 
Brand: Carrefour Home
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: HPH200M-10 EAN: 3608142463164
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it has inadequate resistance to humidity and water may reach the heating elements.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).
 

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

 
Description:  Black and white bathroom fan heater 2000 W.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0885/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor "Jasper and Jasper Revive Starter Kit"
 
Brand: Jasper & Jasper
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·      it is possible to enter the socket past the shutters to touch live parts;

·      the shutters can be operated by the insertion of one plug pin;

·      the neutral pin can be inserted into the live socket aperture leaving the live pin accessible, and vice versa;

·      the insulation between the input and output circuits is not sufficient.

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

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

 
Description:  AC/DC charger and adaptor. USB Output.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35

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Alert number: 0886/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor "Unlimited Energy"
 
Brand: DLH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DY-WU583, EAN Code: 3700263764103
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·      the adapter can be inserted with a (grounded) plug Class1 but has no provision for grounding and is, therefore, unsuitable for use with appliances of Class I;

·      it is possible to access live parts when a plug is partly inserted into the adaptor socket outlet;

·      it is possible to insert only one plug contact pin into the adaptor socket, leaving the other pin accessible;

·      the contact pressure of the adapter socket contacts is insufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  Travel adaptor packed in blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 35