Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 43 ( Published on: 28/10/2011)
Corrigendum
Notification 0661/11 from week 28 of 2011 has been updated (column Product).

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1179/11       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointers
 
Brand: Xu
 
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 they contain lasers that are greater than class 2M.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the products from the market 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 becomes a straight beam projecting a small spot.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1183/11       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Dolphin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         Live parts become easily accessible when the bulb is removed.

·         It is intended for children but does not have a transformer and is connected directly to the mains.

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:  Electric table lamp. Lampshade has various images for children (dwarfs, sleeping child, clouds, birds) under a transparent plastic dome. Blue cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1182/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger vehicle F-150 & F-250
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles built between 1/8/97 and 31/7/04.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
If operated in countries which have high road salt usage during the winter months, one or both fuel tank straps could potentially fracture. Strap fracture may result in the fuel tank contacting the ground. If the fuel tank contacts the ground and develops a leak while driving, there is a potential risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Pick-up truck
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland

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Alert number: 1189/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car S80, V70, XC60 and XC70
 
Brand: Volvo.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S80, V70, XC60 and XC70 vehicles, with diesel engine of model years 2009-2010.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Early wear on the belt tensioner may result in the belt slipping off the belt tensioner, which may lead to stalling of the vehicle and a sudden loss of power steering assistance. Since this may occur without any prior warning to the driver this may cause an unsafe driving situation in a worst case scenario.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, Greece, Poland, Slovenia, Hungary, Lithuania, Sweden

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Alert number: 1190/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car 207
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type Approval No.: e2*2001/116*0340*06 ; e2*2001/116*0340*07 ; e2*2001/116*0340*08 ; e2*2001/116*0340*09 ; e2*2001/116*0340*10 ; e2*2001/116*0340*11 ; e2*2001/116*0340*12 ; e2*2001/116*0340*13 ; e2*2001/116*0340*14 ; e2*2001/116*0340*15 ; e2*2001/116*0340*16 ; e2*2001/116*0340*17 ; e2*2001/116*0340*18 ; e2*2001/116*0340*19 ; e2*2001/116*0340*20 ; e2*2001/116*0340*21 ; e2*2001/116*0340*22 ; e2*2001/116*0340*23 ; e2*2001/116*0340*24 ; e2*2007/46*0072*02 ; Chassis No.: VF3 WCKFVC 34425127 - VF3 WE9HPO BW029045
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible dislocation of the air conditioning (air) diffuser on the driver’s side could interfere with access to the pedal board.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1188/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soothers "Bling Dummies/Soothers"
 
Brand: Various (altered official brands)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking due to gems detaching and a risk of several gems breaking off together and forming a clump, which could block the airways. Some dummies may have gems partly obscuring the air holes in the soother. In addition, the soothers cannot be boiled to ensure cleanliness.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
 

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

 
Description:  Dummies from various trademarked soother manufacturers and some unmarked dummies. The products have been altered by the addition of gems being stuck onto the dummies by numerous different non trade persons. No packaging provided.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1205/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's bib "Super Star"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains 3.1% by weight of di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) and 27.9% by weight of di-iso-decyl phthalate (DIDP).

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

 
Description:  The front of the white fabric bib has pictures of stars and flowers and the words "Super Star". The back is a white plastic sheet made of 100 % vinyl. The bib is trimmed with pink textile rim. Size 23 x 30. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1181/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy key-ring "Tiny softies monkey key-ring"
 
Brand: Nature Planet
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 03001
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5708476030013
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the ring can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Soft, stuffed toy key-ring representing a monkey, 6 cm in length, with a ring attached to its head.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1186/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy helicopter "Digital Proportional R/C Coaxial Helicopter Model"
 
Brand: Gyroscope
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MI
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product has accessible live parts: the charger which connects to the mains allows access to live parts and therefore poses a risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and with the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Remote-controlled metal helicopter with mains charger. The toy comes in a cardboard box marked with the brand name, information on the importer, CE marking, the indication that it is suitable for children over the age of 8 years, and "Made in China".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1187/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll "Baby"
 
Brand: Funny Doll
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  11010238
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.8% 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:  Baby doll wearing a bonnet and pyjamas with a rabbit's head on the front. Description of packaging: a cardboard box bearing the brand name.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1192/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Kiveril (Nobel)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 16W304, Bar Code: 1160002083094
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area of the dress.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue dress for girls made out of two different fabrics. The dress can be tied at the neck with braided cords that have free ends.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1194/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shorts
 
Brand: F&D KIDS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 7156; Bar Code: 1160002042091
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it contains a drawstring in the waist area with metal toggles on the ends.

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

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

 
Description:  Dark blue or red girls' shorts with two pockets. The shorts are decorated with the inscription "Cheery". Size: 134
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1195/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: BST
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: K6036, Bar Code: 6942145610468
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it contains a drawstring in the waist area with metal toggles on the ends.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls' purple trousers with pockets on the front. The product is decorated with inscriptions: “Miss” and “BST”. The product is available in different colours: bordeaux, purple, grey and white. Size: 110
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1196/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' shorts
 
Brand: MOGA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: ML5180
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it contains a drawstring in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Light blue shorts decorated with dark blue and white stripes and the inscription “Surfing”. There is a pocket at the back with a zipper. Size. 116
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1197/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' coat
 
Brand: Hong
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A972
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.


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

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

 
Description:  Windbreaker for girls with polar lining and hood. On the left-hand side at the front there is an embroidered inscription “LOVELY GIRL” and an embroidered strawberry. The area of the pockets is decorated with strawberries and flowers. The product is available in green, orange, pink and raspberry colours.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1198/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's trousers
 
Brand: TINGBA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: TQK08429N, Bar Code: 6938073884293
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of a drawstring in the waist area and the drawstring by the knee hangs below the lower hems.

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

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

 
Description:  Plain, knee-length trousers for children.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1199/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: ADmiring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: T-ZK-102, Bar Code: 7453002695676
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it contains a drawstring in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls' trousers in different colours. Size:134
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1200/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shorts "Starlet 33"
 
Brand: Sunbest Fashion Clothing
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 7207
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the drawstring at the waist is not fixed in, at least, one point and it is too long.

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

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

 
Description:  Shorts intended for young girls with a drawstring at the waist. They are available in white, blue and grey colours. The front is decorated with the text “Starlet 33”. Size: 116-164.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1184/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eyeliner "Hashmi Kajal Eyeliner"
 
Brand: Hashmi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Hashmi Kajal L0111
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 11922mg/kg of lead and 49mg/kg of cadmium.

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

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

 
Description:  Hashmi Kajal – 1.5g tube (blue or brown) attached to yellow cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1201/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Caro White - Lightening beauty lotion with carrot oil - 300 ml "
 
Brand: Caro
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - Batch number: 10A17302/23, manufacturing and expiration date (F: 11/01/11; E: 11/01/13); - Batch number 10A17375/19, manufacturing and expiration date (F: 12/01/11; E: 12/01/13).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  White and orange plastic bottle with orange screw cap and orange characters. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications: “CaroWhite lotion is a formula rich in B-carotene and vitamin A and E in order to make your skin light, manageable and satin-smooth. Contains hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children.” (in Portuguese, French and English). Volume 300 ml.
Country of origin:  Congo
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1202/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Crème de beauté éclaircissante"
 
Brand: Vit-Fée
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch number: u/CVF 250 ml, manufacturing and expiration date (FAB: 03/11; EXP: 03/13).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  White plastic bottle with pink stripes. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and indications in French and English: «The lightening beauty cream “Vit-Fée” rich in vitamin and natural extracts. Thanks to vitamin and hydroquinone action “Vit-Fée” rub in and hydrated the outer layers of your skin.» Volume 250 ml.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1203/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Lightening beauty body lotion"
 
Brand: Vit-Fée
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch number: u/LVF 250 ml, manufacturing and expiration date (FAB: 03/11; EXP: 03/13 and FAB: Avr/11; EXP: Avr/13).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  White plastic bottle with pink stopper. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and indications in French and English: «The lightening beauty lotion “Vit-Fée” rich in vitamin E and natural extracts. Thanks to vitamin and hydroquinone action “Vit-Fée” rub in and hydrated the outer layers of your skin.» Volume 250 ml.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1204/11       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Lait Traitant Eclaircissant – with carrot extract and vitamine E"
 
Brand: Skin Light
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch number U/SL, manufacturing and expiration date (Fab: 03/11; Exp: 03/13 and Fab: 19/01/11; Exp: 19/01/13).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  White plastic jar with an orange stopper and blue characters. Volume 250 ml.
Country of origin:  Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1180/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Circuit breaker C41LE
 
Brand: ELMARK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  C41LE
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it does not operate correctly and may fail to disconnect the circuit.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61009.
 

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

 
Description:  Light grey circuit-breaker with a blue switch. - Voltage: 230/400V - Rated current: 25A - Rated differential operating current: 0.03A - Rated breaking capacity: 4500A. “Elmark” (in blue) and “C41N” are printed on the left side of the front panel, and “C41LE” on the right side of the front panel. The manufacturing date and batch number are stamped on the back.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1185/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adaptor "Adaptador Triple"
 
Brand: Ferrotech
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref M-3
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the lateral earth contacts are not elastic enough to guarantee the right contact pressure on the lateral earth of the plug.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  White triple plug adaptor in a transparent plastic bag with a label showing the brand, the CE marking and the barcode.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1191/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains plug
 
Brand: Power Electronic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5410329401952
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         It allows contact with live parts.

·         The insulation is insufficient.

·         It is not sufficiently resistant to stress.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  Mains plug in a clear plastic bag with a label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43

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Alert number: 1193/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Steam Cleaner "Delta Essentials Steam Cleaner"
 
Brand: Delta
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model GT-DR-01 Bar code 25231052
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The ‘extension nozzle’ attachment may be faulty in some cases. As a result, steam may escape from the knuckle joints which could cause scalds and burns on the hands or arms of the user.

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

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

 
Description:  Steam cleaner in a coloured box. Supplied with a selection of nozzle attachments.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland