Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 44 ( Published on: 04/11/2011)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1211/11       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Imitation confectionery
 
Brand: Kurt S. Adler
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  086131125799
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because their form, appearance and colour are such that it is likely that children will confuse them with a foodstuff and consequently ingest them.

During normal handling, the "sweets", particularly the heart-shaped sweet, can break producing parts small enough to be swallowed (1.2 x 2.7 cm 1.9 x 3.2 cm).

The product does not comply the Directive 87/357/EEC concerning products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Products seized by the authorities.

 
Description:  The samples consist of three slim rods tied together, each with an element shaped like a piece of confectionery on the end, as follows: 1. Heart sweet (half pale pink, half cream) with red tips (2.5 cm – 5.5 cm wide by 5.3 cm high) 2. Chocolate-coloured heart sweet (2.5 cm – 5.6 cm wide by 5.5 cm high) 3. Coloured cake (diameter 4.6 cm and 5.9 cm, height 5.8 cm). Each sample bears a white cardboard label with the following text: "Holidays Are – Kurt S. Adler - since 1946 – Item # J9815 – barcode: 086131125799 – NOTICE : this is a decorative article, not a toy or intended for use by a child under 14 - Kurt S. Adler, INC. Y., NY 10001 - www.kurtadler.com Made in China."
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1208/11       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bucket chair
 
Brand: Poundstretcher
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch ID M4323103
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because, when subject to an ignition source, the cover and filling materials produce escalating combustion which requires forcible extinction.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard BS 5852.
 

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

 
Description:  Fold up bucket chair with fabric and foam seat. Folding metal frame.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1218/11       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Scooter MF 3.6
 
Brand: Oxelo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1282678 sold from 07-11-2010 to 12-02-2011
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses risk of injuries because the handlebar can crack and break.
 

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

 
Description:  Freestyle scooter not suitable for young users. Maximum user weight: 100 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1232/11       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Amber baby necklace "Amber necklace"
 
Brand: Ambergift
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation should it catch on an immovable object while being worn by a baby.
 

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

 
Description:  Fancy necklace for young children made of orange, yellow and brown beads. Screw clasp. Length: 29 cm.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1233/11       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Amber baby necklace "Porte Bonheur"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of:


- choking, because the necklace can easily break releasing four beads which fit inside the small parts cylinder,


- strangulation, because the necklace can be caught on an immovable object.
 

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

 
Description:  Amber bead necklace for babies: the beads are the same colour and shape (round and brown). Knot between each bead. Screw clasp. Length: 33-35 cm.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1210/11       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "Cortina 160 Luces Multicolor"
 
Brand: Fantastiko
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - ref. 93586 and 93587. -
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8413930935878 and 8413930935861
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the bulbs do not have sufficient mechanical resistance;

- the effectiveness of the permanent connections for the terminals is not sufficient;

- the cable does not have sufficient resistance to pulling.

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): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  The articles are curtains of 160 lights, one multicoloured and one white. Packed in a cardboard box bearing the brand name and the words 160-light curtain, flashing sequence control and transformer. For external use. " in Spanish.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1206/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car 207
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type Approval No.: e2*2001/116*0340*16; e2*2001/116*0340*17; 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 WA9HPO 9E093998 to VF3 WC5FS2 CW000483 Manufacturing period: 20/01/2011 to 23/05/2011
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The battery earth cable may break at the gearbox and cause the engine to cut out.
 

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 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, The Netherlands, Greece, Sweden, United Kingdom, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Hungary, Lithuania

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Alert number: 1230/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Brake pads
 
Brand: Auto SFEC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Number of model: BP 000429;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4702170004296
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The brake linings have Chrysotile asbestos filaments which can be extracted from the matrix mechanically. The product thus poses a risk to the health of consumer if they inhale the filaments.

The product does not comply with Regulation No 90 of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UN/ECE).
 

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

 
Description:  Set of 4 brake pads in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1223/11       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Smoke alarm "Détecteur de Fumée Sans Fil Autonome"
 
Brand: IDK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DET 010/KD-107 The products concerned were manufactured on 19 April 2011
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 539 290 007651
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The failure to detect commonly occurring types of fire and the insufficient sound power do not permit the user and others around them to take the measures necessary to avoid the risk of fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.
 

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

 
Description:  Smoke alarm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1221/11       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Cycling helmet "Kerékpáros Sisak Gyermek"
 
Brand: D Safety
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MV-6-2 1) 618000015, 2) 618000016
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The straps of the helmets are not strong enough and could break in case of an impact.

The products do not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1078.
 

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

 
Description:  Two cycling helmets: 1) blue with stars and heads of animals, 2) rose with varicoloured flowers Outer shell of the helmets is made from plastic, inner part of white polystyrene, black chin straps are closed with plastic locking device. The helmets are packed in transparent plastic bags.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: 1227/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby walker
 
Brand: Pikolo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SB-805A EAN 3853920080518
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because stability is not sufficient and it can tip over or fall downstairs. In addition, the height of the seat is inadequate and the folding mechanism is improper.

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

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

 
Description:  The walker is intended for children of 5 to 14 months, maximum weight capacity is 12 kg. The basic frame is made from steel tubes, cross joined by rivets and plastic toggles. The upper frame is plastic and fixed to the lower part by screws. The textile seat is removable; the seat is adjustable in height to 4 positions. The wheel frame has 6 plastic wheels, 50 mm in diameter. The weight of the baby walker is 2.1 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1229/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Safety barrier Rudolf gyermekvéd rács ("Rudolf child-protecting bars")
 
Brand: JÉWÉ
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  49207
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8711283066806
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the possibility of entrapment of limbs and fingers due to an insufficient distance between the adjacent parts of the safety barrier, and because there are 7.9 mm wide and more than 10 mm deep mounting holes and gaps available.


In addition, the product poses a risk of strangulation.


The product does not meet the safety requirements of the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 

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

 
Description:  A wooden safety barrier consisting of two parts. The width is adjustable; height: 800 mm. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1207/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush rattle "Hochet Bulle" 17cm (model: bright pink cat)
 
Brand: Gipsy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch 80159-251110 – Gencod 3 268060 801594 (reference 080159 – batch 251110)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the seam can be easily opened making accessible a small ball which can be easily swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Plush rattle: rounded base in bright pink plush material, body in fabric printed with pink, mauve, green and yellow spots on a white background, cat's head in grey plush material and white face, hat in bright pink plush material; Rattle inserted in the head.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1209/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Dolls
 
Brand: 1. Beautiful Girl2. Unknown3. Unknown4. Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1 - 1001001087, 2 - 11010295, 3 - 070100655, 4 - 10030599
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8810031505991, 8810011510878 and 8811011502955
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain respectively 0.2%, 5%, 4.8% and 0.9% 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:  Dolls with accessories, some with little mermaids. Description of the packaging: - a cardboard box with a label bearing the following: the importer's details, barcode, safety warning and the statement 'Made in China'.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1214/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dolls "New Style Beauty dolls"
 
Brand: Bullycan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 838
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the smaller doll contain more than 0.2% by weight di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the shoes contain over 0.2% of di-isononyl phthalate (DINP).

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): Imports rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  A 'Barbie' style doll with another smaller doll, and a range of clothing and accessories. Description of the packaging: A cardboard box with a transparent window bearing the words 'New Style Beauty', 'Princess' and 'style girl modern'.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1215/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Dolls with ponies "Joyful Castle"
 
Brand: Joyful
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 6622
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 0,178%, the yellow pony contains in excess of 0.2% and the purple pony contains 0.198% 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:  -Doll with accessories (2 ponies and a castle). Description of the packaging: a cardboard box with a transparent window bearing: the mark and the model number.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1217/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Play gym (zabawka gimnastyczna)
 
Brand: Baby Mix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: 50301
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907704010593
 
Risk type:  Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of:


- injuries because it protrudes too much and does not comply with the requirements on shape and size of certain toys;


- damage to hearing due to the high sound level (86,5 ± 0,6x dB).


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

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

 
Description:  The play gym is a plastic, multicoloured toy with 4 legs and a crossbar. Removable elements are attached to the crossbar: 2 rattles hang on the plastic tray and a sheep figurine, which makes a sound and emits a light. The play gym also has 2 plastic rings (with a diameter of 83 mm) with hanging, flat elements. On the sticker and on the packaging there are warnings and information concerning the product in Polish, the name and address of the distributor, the “CE mark”, “Made in China”, the number of the product, an EAN and the information that the toy requires pre-installation.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1219/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Dolls “My Baby Happy Day” twin dolls
 
Brand: Mistertoys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 077198
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8424906771987
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the hands and the feet of the dolls contain more than 0.2% by weight di-(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): Imports rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Twin baby dolls wearing a bonnet and pyjamas with a teddy bear’s head on the front. Description of the packaging: a cardboard box bearing the brand name and “My Baby Happy Day”. A sticker on the back shows the details of the importer, the CE mark, the reference number, the barcode, the warning that the item is not suitable for children under the age of 3, instructions on how to change the batteries and "Made in China”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1220/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic caterpillar "CATERPILLAR"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NO:FW1169
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933108004431
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of:


- choking because the head, body and shoes can easily break into small parts that can be swallowed;


- injuries and scratching because the ball can be detach from the springs and it has sharp edges.


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

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

 
Description:  Plastic caterpillar with cardboard and plastic packaging
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1224/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic Dolls 1. Sikaly 2. Pretty Barbie <font color="#ff0000">(THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)</font> 3. Magical Girl
 
Brand: Mistertoys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. 77208 2. 77206 3. 77210 (red) and 77211 (pink)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 8424906772083 2. 8424906772069 3. 8424906772106 (red) and 8424906772113 (pink)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The dolls contain a concentration of DEHP of more than 0.2% by weight. The shoes of the "Sikaly" doll and the shoes of the "Pretty Barbie" doll were also found to contain a concentration of DINP of more than 0.2 % by weight.

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:  Dolls, some dressed for sport and others in party dresses. The dolls are individually packed, with a label containing the following information: the importer’s details, CE mark, reference, barcode and “Made in China”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1225/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy boat
 
Brand: Sand
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8422156296700 and 8422156296717
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it includes small parts (a flag and a washer) that fit completely into the small parts cylinder and which can be easily swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy boat with a rake, spade, etc. The toys are packed in a plastic net bag and carry a label marked with the importer’s details, the CE mark, the barcode and the statement “Made in China”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1231/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Music instruments "MUSIC WORLD"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. 0905M147, NO.899C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6909051301477
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of:


- injuries because the drum cord is too thin;


- choking because small parts 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Cardboard and plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1228/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: UNION-STAR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TH5090
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area and cords with knots at the back of the bikini top.


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 competent authority.

 
Description:  Red and black bikini for girls, with a butterfly pattern and the inscription "dollgirls little princess". The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The cords on the back have knotted ends. Size: 140-164
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1212/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adaptor "Europa"
 
Brand: An Dong Yuan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 1119
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6253216811197
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the sockets are not recessed and, when a plug is inserted into the adaptor, the live pins of the plug may be accessible.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Plug adaptor
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1213/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adaptor "Europa"
 
Brand: Ady - An Dong Yuan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 417 y 6068002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8409660680027
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it has no shutters.

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

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

 
Description:  This is a white adapter. Description of the packaging: -The product comes in a blister pack bearing the following information: the brand, reference, barcode and the importer's details.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1222/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Night light "Automatic Night Light"
 
Brand: Home Essentials
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5050577 584637. Product Code: O-58463.
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because it does not incorporate a suitable fuse to provide overcurrent protection.

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

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

 
Description:  Nightlight mounted on a 3 pin plug. Includes a spare bulb.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44

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Alert number: 1226/11       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric radiator
 
Brand: Matsui
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  M15ORW09
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because the thermostat may become faulty and therefore not stop the product overheating.

One incident of fire reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Small electric oil filled radiator.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 44