Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 39 ( Published on: 30/09/2011)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1002/11       
Category:  Gadgets
 
Product:  Laser pointer "Shock & Laser"
 
Brand: Nicky Toy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ART Nbr. 18128 EAN 8 717273 181283
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight, Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the laser is above Class 2M.


In addition, the product poses a risk of electric shock as a person could touch the part which is high voltage.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with electric shock function.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0986/11       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Stainless steel flasks and cups
 
Brand: Ferrino
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Not present on the article. Identifying code on the 10 boxes of flasks (weight 79 kg): 868985—YMLU488024; identifying code on the 28 boxes of bottles (weight 223 kg) 868985—YMLU488024.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because of a significant exposure to naphthalene (present at a concentration of 4.7 mg/kg of material) and toluene (present at a concentration of 0.12 mg/kg of material).
 

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

 
Description:  Black neoprene coverings for flasks and bottles, bearing the “Ferrino” brand name and logo and packaged in a cardboard box with a picture of the item.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain

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Alert number: 0990/11       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Basketball game
 
Brand: Lifetime Europe
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. no 1364333
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the polycarbonate cover of the backboard can fall off and injure the basketball player.
 

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

 
Description:  Portable, freestanding basketball game with an adjustable pole with polycarbonate backboard and a hoop with a net. The removable ballast box can be filled with water.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1009/11       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer "Porte-clé"
 
Brand: NeWave
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LAM019 EAN: 3 660472 008774
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is higher than class 2M (measured power: 7,490 mW).
 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer key-ring with 2 buttons: one button to operate the red laser; the other button operates 2 white LEDs.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1015/11       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Green Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is higher than class 2M (measured power: 40.64 mW).
 

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

 
Description:  Green laser pointer pen with an adjustable lens. By turning the lens ring different green laser patterns can be projected. The lens can also be easily removed so that the laser beam will be a straight beam projecting a small spot. Supplied in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1007/11       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Nightlight
 
Brand: Bébé Création
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model SEC 51223
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8431681413599
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because it can overheat and burn.

Four incidents reported.

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

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

 
Description:  LED nightlight for children that changes colour from blue to pink.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0992/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Citroen C3"
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  C3 The recall concerns vehicles built on 14/12/09. e2*2007/46*0003*00
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fixing bracket of the air unit on the engine may break under the effect of vibrations and in this situation some surrounding components on the engine may be affected which may lead to an extension of the parking brake travel.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Malta, Bulgaria, Hungary, United Kingdom, Lithuania, Portugal

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Alert number: 0996/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Top box for motorcycles "Sprint GT" and "Tiger 800 / Tiger 800 XC"
 
Brand: Triumph
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.        Sprint GT: Part code: T2351020 2.        Tiger 800 / Tiger 800 XC: Part code T2353172
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The top box's locking handle can come undone by itself and the top box can detach itself from the carrier plate. This could lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Original Triumph accessory: top box 1.        55 l capacity 2.        35 l capacity
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Sweden, Norway, Greece, United Kingdom, The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0989/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchairs "Everyday" and "Elite"
 
Brand: Zooper
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  "Tango", SL808G, date code 022009-060510; "Waltz", SL800J, date code 022009-060510; "Flamenco" SL350B, date code 071509
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because the opening between the armrest/food tray and the lower part of the seat may allow the child to slide down if it has not been fastened with the belt, which may cause the child to become entrapped in the neck area.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s pushchairs with armrest/food tray.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1014/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s chair
 
Brand: PILSAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code 06-149, model 2007/05660,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 693461 061493
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the chair does not have a braking or blocking device and the distance between the moving parts, which have a scissors-like movement, is too small.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding, portable chair for children. The product is sold in polyethylene packaging with a cardboard label containing information in a foreign language.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0987/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  EVA puzzle mat
 
Brand: Dragon Asia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8420000027371
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts that can be easily swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Puzzle mat with images of fruit and vegetables sold in transparent plastic packaging. There is an adhesive label with the CE mark and symbol denoting the toy is unsuitable for children under the age of 3.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0988/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic game "Bigdardi doppio bersaglio magnetico – Frecette magnetiche"
 
Brand: Bigdardi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Barcode 8001097534852
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of a magnet with a surface area of less than 3 cm2 that can be easily detached and swallowed, and with a magnetic flux index of 840 kG2mm2.

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

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

 
Description:  Magnetic target for darts. The product is packaged in a white cardboard box to which two photographs of red and yellow darts have been affixed. The brand name "Bigdardi" written in blue and yellow on a red background.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1003/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll and accessory set
 
Brand: Mairyn Girlz
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 225645 in invoice (3 different sets)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose chemical risks because:

1) Plastic material in the doll contains 29% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). Also DINP was found, not quantified.

2) Plastic material in the doll contains 31 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

3) Plastic material in the doll (face) contains 31 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and DINP (quantitative determination has not been done).

According to the REACH Regulation, the 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 the customs authorities.

 
Description:  1) A dark-haired plastic doll with accessories (a guitar, a microphone, a telephone etc.) packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window. 2) A blond-haired plastic doll with accessories (a guitar, a microphone, a telephone etc.) packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window. 3) A red-haired plastic doll with accessories (a guitar, a microphone, a telephone etc.) packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1004/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll and accessory set "Vogue Honey"
 
Brand: Beauty
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 225644 in invoice
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains more than 28% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 3.8% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

According to the REACH Regulation, the 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 the customs authorities.

 
Description:  A plastic doll with accessories (handbag, hair dryer etc.) packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1010/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Pull toy
 
Brand: Eichhorn
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN: 4003046024463, item-No. 10 000 2446
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking as small parts can easily become detached from the front wheel of the toy and children may place them in the mouth.


The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor (By: Other)

 
Description:  wooden pull-along duck.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Italy

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Alert number: 1011/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic animal figure "Sweetie peri"
 
Brand: You Beauty Pony (PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number in invoice: 3228/A348070/1/2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains 21% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the REACH Regulation, the 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 the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Plastic pony toy set containing an orange, 15 cm high, plastic pony with a long purple mane and tail and a brush. Toys are packed in a pink cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1012/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic animal figure
 
Brand: Little Horse (PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number: 83069
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains 17% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the REACH Regulation, the 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 the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Plastic pony toy set containing a pink, 30 cm high, plastic pony with a long yellow mane and tail and a comb, crown and accessories. Toys are packed in a pink cardboard box with a transparent window marked "dressed for a party."
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1022/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll and accessory set "Girl Top Style"
 
Brand: Beauty
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 225641 in invoice
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material in the doll’s face contains 29% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 3.9% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP). Also di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP) was found (quantitative determination has not been done).

According to the REACH Regulation, the 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 the customs authorities.

 
Description:  A plastic doll with accessories (pink shoes, a mirror, a bag and several dresses in different colours) packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0991/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s bikini "Cherie"
 
Brand: Poppy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  "Cherie"
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0002 2996
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to cords in the neck and back area which could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.


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:  Swimming costumes intended for girls, consisting of two parts, with cords that have free ends in the neck area, cords that are tied at the back and also cords with free ends in the waist area. Size: 116-122, composition: 80% polyamide and 20% elastane.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0993/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's blouse "Fashion Young Look"
 
Brand: G&L
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style No: 13
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 262 mg/kg of the aromatic amine 4-amino azobenzene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor. Destruction of stock ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Sleeveless, light brown, shiny blouse with elasticated frill trim.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0994/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's top
 
Brand: Forever
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  certificate M/L 1907
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 622 mg/kg of the aromatic amine 4-amino azobenzene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor. Destruction of stock ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Multicoloured top with black lining; elasticated waist; attached chain.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0995/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers "Best"
 
Brand: Happy Tree
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  style No: HR-0007
 
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 cords could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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 trousers with a functional fastening cord made of textile in the waist area. The trousers have two pockets, a picture of a kitten and the inscription: "SUPAR Popular". There is an attached textile label with the following information: "Happy Tree", 100% cotton, style No: HR-0007, size: 3A, Made in China H.K. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0997/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Guai Niu Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style No: 2933
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of cords which hang below the lower hem of the garment. 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 trousers with four pockets and cords which hang below the lower hem of the garment. Composition: 100% cotton. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0998/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuits
 
Brand: F.J.J Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F.J.J-11259 , F.J.J-11260
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area which are too long, have not been secured against unravelling and which have not been fixed to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points. In addition, the products pose a risk of strangulation as the hoods of the sweatshirts have functional cords with free ends that have not been secured against unravelling.


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 tracksuits intended for children from 7 to 14 years of age consisting of two parts: a sweatshirt with a hood and trousers. The hood has cords with free ends and the trousers have cords with free ends in the waist area. Composition: 65% cotton, 35% polyester. One tracksuit is available in a combination of dark blue and yellow colours and also light grey and blue, with an appliquéd pattern with the inscription: "ENGALE". The other is a combination of grey and yellow, with an appliquéd pattern depicting the number "10".
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 0999/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls dress
 
Brand: Julia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item E11-J1665 in invoice
 
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 waist area. The cords could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.


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:  Girl’s dress with a drawstring in the waist area; pink and white; 100 % cotton. Sizes 104-152 cm.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1001/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies shoes "City-Aktivschuhe für Damen"
 
Brand: BLUE MOTION
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Size: 39, Model 3;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2321 9557
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 20.5 mg/kg; 38.3 mg/kg and 35.6 mg/kg of Chromium (VI) in the leather part. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  Ladies' shoes (lace-up) with skin-coloured, leather inner lining, upper: PU synthetic (colour: black), abrasion-proof outer sole.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1008/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby outfit
 
Brand: Savidon
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  VE-1478 (size 6M)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation, Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation as the circumference of the loops protruding from the garment is greater than 75mm.


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


In addition, the product poses a risk of suffocation as the pompoms at the neck of the garment are easily accessible to babies who could put them in the mouth, which could result in obstruction of the breathing passages.


One incident reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby's outfit consisting of knitted trousers and a matching jacket. The buttons on the jacket are pompoms made of yarn and sewn to the garment. 100% acrylic. 6M, Made in EC.
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1013/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies’ shoes
 
Brand: Mariatti
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 11315/101
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 17.2 mg/kg of chromium (VI) in the lining and 17.3 mg/kg of chromium (VI) in the insole.

Chromium (VI) is a very strong allergen which may cause allergic reactions to sensitive people.
 

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

 
Description:  Ladies’ black shoes made of genuine leather. The insole is made of beige leather with the inscription "Mariatti", the lining is made of beige leather and the sole is made of artificial material. The shoes are packed in a cardboard box with the inscription "Mariatti" on the lid.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1016/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s bikini
 
Brand: Katia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. 6034 , 2. 6036
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords.


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:  1. Blue coloured bikini with printed images of little girls intended for girls aged 5 to 6 years old. It has blue coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The set also contains a blue coloured skirt which has blue coloured cords at the waist area. The length of the cords at the waist area is 31 cm. The length of the cords on the skirt is 15 cm. 2. Red coloured, floral bikini for girls aged 7 to 8 years old. The bikini has elastic red coloured, floral cords in the neck area. The set also contains a red coloured, floral skirt which has pink coloured cords in the waist area. The length of the cords on the skirt is 28 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1017/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s bikini
 
Brand: Power Flower
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F618
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords.


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:  Purple coloured, striped bikini for girls aged 11 to 12 years old. The bikini has elastic, purple coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords at the waist is 30 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1018/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s bikini
 
Brand: Rosso Kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. XS0903, 2. XS0911, 3. XS0913, 4. XS0925
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords.


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:  1. Yellow coloured bikini for girls aged 7 to 8 years old. The bikini has elastic, yellow coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords at the waist is 24 cm. 2. Purple and green coloured bikini for girls aged 3 to 4 years old. The bikini has patterns of fish and a mermaid printed on the top and bottom parts. The bikini has elastic, purple and green coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords at the waist is 28 cm. 3. Red and green coloured bikini for girls aged 11 to 12 years old. The bikini has patterns of flowers stitched on the top and bottom parts. The bikini has elastic, green coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords at the waist is 35 cm. 4. Purple and yellow coloured bikini for girls aged 9 to 10 years old. The bikini has patterns of fish stitched on the top and bottom parts. The bikini has elastic, purple and yellow coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords at the waist is 29 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1019/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s bikini
 
Brand: Leonado
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AO4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2210000010413
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords.


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:  Red coloured, floral bikini for girls aged 3 to 4 years old. The bikini has elastic, red coloured cords in the neck and back area. The set also contains a red coloured skirt that has the same floral pattern as the bikini top.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1005/11       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Plastic flower with candles
 
Brand: Sparkling
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  On product: 6933550402014 ; on adhesive label: 8422220113100
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of burns and fire as the container holding the flowers is made of a plastic material that does not self-extinguish.
 

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

 
Description:  A plastic flower with a little candle on each petal. The flower is closed when sold, and gradually opens as the candles are lit. The packaging is a red cardboard box with a series of instructions in English.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1000/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger "iPod Accessories Kit" (NOT AN ORIGINAL ACCESSORY)
 
Brand: Deltaco
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: FTO-06PS-5.0V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 340004 638636
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock as the clearance/creepage distances in the mains transformer are insufficient.

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

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

 
Description:  Power supply intended for use with an iPod.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1006/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  USB Charger
 
Brand: Goobay
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 46889
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 040849 421990
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Clearance/creepage distances in the mains transformer between the primary and secondary windings are less than required. Due to this defect, the user can easily get a fatal electric shock from the accessible metal parts in case of a fault in the product.

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

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

 
Description:  Power supply with USB output
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1020/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead "Surge and Noise Protector"
 
Brand: Pilot-GL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the earth contacts are not connected to the protective cable.

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

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

 
Description:  Extension lead with surge and noise protector having five earth protected outlets placed in line with a power indicator, a red and a green light, a push button (press to reset), a switch with neon, power cord with plug. 230 V-50 Hz, 16A.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39

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Alert number: 1021/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger "Smart charger"
 
Brand: Brooklyn
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: PS3015
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4 030923 000692
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Clearance/creepage distances in the mains transformer between the primary and secondary windings are less than required. Due to this defect, the user can easily get a fatal electric shock from the accessible metal parts in case of a fault in the product.

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

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

 
Description:  Charger with USB output for games controller (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 39