Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 49 ( Published on: 09/12/2011)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 1389/11       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Low pressure regulator "Low Pressure L. P. Gas Regulator"
 
Brand: TPA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LR 2522
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The dimensions of the regulator do not conform to the applicable standard. This shortcoming hinders the tight seal-making capabilities of the regulator.

Several incidents reported of leaking gas catching fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN12864.
 

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

 
Description:  Low pressure regulator used to connect transportable gas cylinders with gas appliances.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1390/11       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Gas barbecue "Camp 4"
 
Brand: San Jose
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ID-NR: 359BQ502, EAN 4043729112070
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because gas leaks during operation. Unburned gas which accumulates on the ground can catch fire or explode.

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN498.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas barbecue for outdoor use only.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1382/11       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle "Primera Power"
 
Brand: Scout
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because, in particular, the handlebar stem and the pedal spindles have insufficient strength and can break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14766.
 

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

 
Description:  Mountain bicycle. The product is without packaging.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1361/11       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Glue "Super Glue For Plastics – Metal – Wood – Rubber – Paper & Leather"
 
Brand: Super Glue
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DUS203141 EAN 7920314100353
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains approximately 9% by weight of chloroform.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Super glue in a black tube with white plastic cap. 12 tubes (contents 3g each) are packed in blister packs with black coloured card. There are instructions in the Czech language on the rear side of the packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1358/11       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "Glaçon Etoiles Lucioles"
 
Brand: Cod'Events
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 5VRA434 EAN : 3526780751828
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical connections of the conductors to the lights are not protected effectively against tensile stress and consequently live parts can become exposed posing a risk of electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 50 star-shaped light bulbs
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1367/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Qashqai" and "X-Trail"
 
Brand: Nissan.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Qashqai (J10) and X-Trail (T31). Production date: 06/08/2010 to 12/08/2011.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A potential out-of-specification casting dimension on the heat sink of the electric power steering (EPS) control unit has been identified. As a result of this dimensional issue, with continued use and in extreme cases, the EPS motor may no longer function. If this occurs, the driver will experience a sudden loss of power steering assistance which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger Car
Country of origin:  Japan, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Denmark, Spain, Hungary, Bulgaria, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Slovenia, Greece

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Alert number: 1373/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Ypsilon"
 
Brand: Lancia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles produced in Poland from the beginning of the series to the VIN number ZLA312000028935.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wiring for the ABS system may be damaged by rubbing against the base of the battery which could cause the ABS system to stop working and lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands, Portugal, Greece

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Alert number: 1374/11       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Swift"
 
Brand: Suzuki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Swift 1.2L (AZG412) The recall in Greece concerns vehicles with VINs from TSMNZA72S00174618 to TSMNZA72S00176520 (3 doors) and from TSMNZC72S00174568 to TSMNZC72S00176598 (5 doors).
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is possibility that the ABS/ESP/TCS may not function properly during extreme driving conditions due to a failure of the electric power steering unit which could lead to a road accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom

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Alert number: 1359/11       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's cot
 
Brand: Moni
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  337
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- The distance between the base and the sides of the cot is too high;

- Openings in the sides made of mesh are too big;

- Locking systems are not sufficient;

- The fixing of the mattress and the base of the cot is not sufficient so children can easily lift the mattress base or cot base;

- The adjustment of the cot base from a higher position to a lower position does not require the use of a tool or operation of a locking system;

- Movable sides of the cot are not provided with a locking system engaging automatically when the movable side is closed;

-The cot is unstable and may overturn.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 716-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s metal cot, which has a tubular structure with wheels and pink fabric with patterns of green flowers, and drop-down sides made of white net and fabric.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1357/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of squeezable toy ducks "Hracka" (toys)
 
Brand: IKO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  00418, EAN code: 858503000418
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the large duck contains 0.788 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), 0,190 % by weight of di-isononylphtalate (DINP) and 0,197 % by weight of Dibutyl phthalate (DBP). The plastic material of the small ducks contains 0.657 % by weight of 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): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Toy duck with three smaller ducks on its back made from softened PVC, yellow colour. Packed in a plastic net bag; marking, 00418, IKO® Germany and others.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1362/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of squeezable toy frogs
 
Brand: IKO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  00456, EAN code: 8585030000456
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the large frog contains 0.678% by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.678% by weight of Dibutyl phthalate (DBP). The plastic material of the small ducks contains 10.96 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.317 % 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): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Toy frogs made from softened PVC, green colour. Packed in plastic net bag, marking 00456 and others.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1364/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Ding Li
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high (measured level, 92.8dB).

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales and distribution ban ordered by the authorities. Obligation to inform the consumers about the risks.

 
Description:  Children’s plastic, hinged, toy mobile phone operating on two button batteries of 1.5 V with an antenna and string to hang it around the neck of a child. Packed in a blister with pictures of sheep.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: 1377/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Police set "Police Force"
 
Brand: Centro Giochi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EAN:8033575800418, NB226
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can easily be 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 recall from consumers by the supplier. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Toy play set containing a silver coloured, plastic pistol, black projectiles with red suction cups and handcuffs with a small key. Packaging: a blister pack marked "Police Force".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1379/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Trampoline with safety net
 
Brand: Crivit Sports
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CODE 45902; EAN 4304493413702
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because, as a result of unsuitable treatment (such as leaving the trampoline outside over winter), the product's safety net could tear, leading to a risk of falling.
 

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

 
Description:  A trampoline, for recreational use, with a safety net. Size: 300 cm x 246 cm. Approximate weight: 59 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Ireland

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Alert number: 1381/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Radio-controlled toy helicopter "Thunder Metal Series"
 
Brand: AGM
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AGM001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because the power supply unit:


·         does not have adequate insulation between the input and output circuits;


·         relies upon solder to maintain the position of the internal connections.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Radio-controlled helicopter in black cardboard carry-box with a display window and red and white print.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1383/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Radio-controlled toy helicopter "KZ-Series"
 
Brand: Kezhi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  369
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because the power supply unit:


·         does not have adequate insulation between the input and output circuits;


·         relies upon solder to maintain the position of the internal connections.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Radio-controlled helicopter in black/blue/red glossy cardboard carry-box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1387/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft Toy "Hello Kitty" <font color="#ff0000">(THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)</font>
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached.

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-filled toy .
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1388/11       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy Hello Kitty <font color="#ff0000">(THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)</font>
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached.

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

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

 
Description:  "Hello Kitty" dancing and singing doll.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1360/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby romper suit "Pijama Nado Infantil"
 
Brand: Disney Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 98824
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns because, in case it catches fire, the flames propagate too quickly.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14878.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' romper suit, white with horizontal blue stripes. The packaging is a cardboard box bearing the following information: "Disney baby, where imagination begins, pelele c/pies" (romper with feet).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1363/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit "Hannah Montana" <font color="#ff0000">(THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)</font>
 
Brand: Glorious
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DGLJT-6233 EAN: 5999032762336
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords in the hood and in the waist of the trousers.


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

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

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt and trousers (violet, turquoise or dark blue) The sweatshirt has a hood, two pockets, a zip at the front and the inscription “Hannah Montana”. The hood and the trousers have drawstrings.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1365/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's tracksuit
 
Brand: D&F
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DF-1022
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords (260 mm on each side) which are too long.

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

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

 
Description:  Striped sweatshirt with hood and dark plain trousers, for children aged 10-14 years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1366/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children' s cardigan
 
Brand: S&L
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  S&L G-008
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of two cords which are longer than the maximum authorised length.

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

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

 
Description:  Purple cardigan with a hood and 4 buttons, age 8, with a belt with cords which are 500 mm long.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1368/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s bikini
 
Brand: Tweety!
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords and knots in the neck area and at the back of the bikini top.


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:  Girl’s bikini decorated with "Tweety" heads. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Sizes: 154, 164, 168.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1369/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Yong Xin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: F-3,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6936973101267
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area on the top of the bikini.

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:  Girls' pink and white bikini, which is decorated with rhinestones and colourful fruit patterns. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area. A skirt is sewn to the bottom of the bikini. Size: 9-13.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1370/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: F.N.C.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
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 ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Yellow and grey patterned dress. The dress can be tied at the neck with cords that have free ends. Size: 98-104.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1371/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt
 
Brand: Paul Frank
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  L4271, Art. PF5373SO
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the hood and neck area.

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 authorities.

 
Description:  Dark blue sweatshirt with hood. There is a zipper, 2 front pockets and a monkey head print on the chest. A blue drawstring around the hood is not fixed.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1372/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt
 
Brand: Salla
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the hood.

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:  A boy’s black sweatshirt with hood and zip. There are printed footprints and a label across the chest with text “Salla”. Size 110 cm.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1375/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trainers with wheels "Rco Sports"
 
Brand: Rco
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item #RS01-34
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the box does not contain a set of instructions in Bulgarian regarding the safe use of the product and the use of suitable protection.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14120.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s trainers with wheels, packed in a box that has a label containing information about the item.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1376/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's windbreaker
 
Brand: A classic fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W-079
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the hood, and injuries because the toggles attached to the drawstrings may spring back causing injuries to the eyes.


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:  A dark blue windbreaker for young children decorated with the inscription "action generation”. The hood contains an elastic drawstring with metal toggles and knots on the ends. Size: 98, 104, 108, 122.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1378/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies’ boots
 
Brand: Viaggi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item # 1178-8-35
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 43.76 mg/kg of chromium (VI).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales and distribution ban ordered by the authorities. Import rejected by the customs authorities. Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Obligation to inform the consumers about the risks.

 
Description:  High-heeled ladies’ boots. The upper is made of black genuine leather, with a zip and three decorative buttons with rhinestones on the outer side of the upper section of the boot.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1380/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies' shoes "First-walker shoes for children"
 
Brand: Playshoes
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art.-No.: 101751, colour 8 red, size 22/23,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4010952286199
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 17.8 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:  Red first-walker shoes, red leather uppers, beige textile lining, pale grey soles/insoles; on the inner side, various leather surfaces in open contact with the seam stitching.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: 1384/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing
 
Brand: Goloxy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: MQ-329,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7301947315835
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the drawstrings present in the waist area are not fixed.

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:  The children’s outfit consists of a sleeveless t-shirt and shorts. Both are decorated with a figure of a boy. There is an inscription on the t-shirt “Sporty Club PFN 01” and on the shorts “Sporty”. The shorts include an unfixed drawstring in the waist area. Size: 128.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1385/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: BST
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GINT 2290
 
Batch number / Barcode:  724222290
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood.


The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of toggles and knots on a drawstring with free ends. The drawstring is made out of rubber and, if pulled, the toggles may therefore spring back into the eyes and face of the child.
The product does not comply with the relevant European EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s grey sweatshirt with hood. The sweatshirt is decorated with soccer shoes and a ball with the inscription: "CARVING SPORT CLUB”. The hood contains an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles and knots on the end. Size 134.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1386/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' underwear
 
Brand: You Joy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 33.0 mg/kg 4-chloraniline and 100.2 mg/kg 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Boxer shorts, red with prints of various monsters and marking "THE MONSTERS", "YOU JOY" and others.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1391/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirts "Glo Story Kft"
 
Brand: Glorious
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.Sweatshirt DGPO-7234, EAN: 5999032772342; 2. Sweatshirt DGPO-7233, EAN: 5999032772335; 3.Sweatshirt GPO-7166, EAN: 5999032771666
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the hood/neck area.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN14682.

 

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

 
Description:  1. Grey, purple, white, or dark grey sweatshirt with a zip on front, 2 pockets and a picture of a mouse <font color="#ff0000">(THE CHARACTER OF THE PICTURE MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)</font>. The hood includes drawstrings. On the inner side there is a label with the following information: EAN, composition, size and number of model. 2. Grey, pink, white, or black sweatshirt with a decorative picture and print. The hood includes drawstrings. On the inner side there is a label with the following information : EAN, composition, size and number of model. 3. Black or purple sweatshirt with a decorative picture and print. The hood includes drawstrings. On the inner side there is a label with the following information: EAN, composition, size and number of model.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49

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Alert number: 1392/11       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tracksuit
 
Brand: DiFan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.     Children tracksuit DF-1027, 2.     Children tracksuit DF-1028
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the hood area and a risk of injuries because the trousers have cords at the waist which are too long.


The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  1. Children's dark blue tracksuit. Sweatshirt with hood and two pockets in front. The hood and waistband of the trousers include drawstrings. 2. Children's grey tracksuit. Sweatshirt with hood, two pockets and print inscription "SPORTS". The hood and waistband of the trousers include drawstrings.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2011 - 49