Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 14 ( Published on: 06/04/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0548/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Sun lounger
 
Brand: LaCultura
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 22452306, barcode 900 4181253331
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it has accessible edges with protruding parts and openings. The metal parts may injure the skin and the openings on the folding legs of the product may squeeze or even break the fingers.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Dark grey sun lounger made of textile material and metal.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: 0556/12       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle "Tricross Sport"
 
Brand: Specialized
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2012 model using fork model XFK-311
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake boss could come loose from the fork, in which case the front brake function could be impaired and the brake boss could interfere with the rotation of the front wheel.
 

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

 
Description:  Road bicycle
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Italy

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Alert number: 0553/12       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings - Imitation jewellery
 
Brand: Giorgia & John Jewels
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  248258108712 80_999 87
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it releases 13.44 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.2 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Earrings packed in transparent plastic sachets also comprising bracelets and necklaces.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0558/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED tube
 
Brand: Limic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: T8-120CM-288M-SMD3528
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
 

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

 
Description:  T8 LED tube
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0559/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED light bulb
 
Brand: LEDMix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: Ledmix220
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 430035 082209
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
 

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

 
Description:  5W-GU10 LED light bulb.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0560/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED Light bulb
 
Brand: Limic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: C-E27-3*1W-M
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
 

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

 
Description:  LED light bulb 3x1W-E27
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0563/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED Light bulb "LED Lamppu"
 
Brand: LED energie
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 936810
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 430035 360345
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
 

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

 
Description:  LED light bulbs - 6W-E14 LED.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0533/12       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Tractor lawn-mower - Husqvarna, Partner, Jonsered, McCulloch, Craftsman, Rally, Bestgreen, Gardol, Yard Pro, Sentar, Lazer
 
Brand: Husqvarna
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CTH141, CTH182T, CTH192, CTH202T, CTH222T
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The drive gear of the Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle may fail causing the drive system to lose the ability to brake effectively.


The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Tractor lawn-mower with Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle (serial numbers 0510 and 0610, batch no. 52875).
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: 0534/12       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Tractor lawn-mower - Al-Ko, Hayter
 
Brand: Al-Ko
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Concord II Powerline, Comfort (Al-Ko), Heritage (Hayter)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The drive gear of the Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle may fail causing the drive system to lose the ability to brake effectively.


The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Tractor lawn-mower with Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle (serial numbers 0510 and 0610, batch no. 52875).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Sweden

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Alert number: 0535/12       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Tractor lawn-mower "Murray"
 
Brand: Briggs & Stratton
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2690927
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Injuries
 
The drive gear of the Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle may fail causing the drive system to lose the ability to brake effectively.


The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Tractor lawn-mower with Hydro-Gear hydrostatic transaxle (serial numbers 0510 and 0610, batch no. 52875).
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0537/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car S60 and XC60
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Chassis numbers: S60: 124055 - 128338 MY12 XC60: 302264 - 308564 MY12
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The affected vehicles may have had excessive underbody protection applied which, when drying, may have formed small stalactite shaped formations close to the underbody fuel lines which could damage them resulting in a fuel leak. Due to the positioning of the fuel lines, escaping fuel or fuel vapour could potentially lead to a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Lithuania

No pictures are available

Alert number: 0549/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Navara" & "Pathfinder"
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - Navara (D40): Production dates: 30/05/2005 to 29/09/2009; VIN range: up to VSKCVND40U0363163 - Pathfinder (R51): Production dates: 01/11/2004 to 05/11/2009; VIN range: up to VSKJVWR51Z0365876
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The driver's power seat harness may become trapped between the metal seat bracket and the seat lifter mechanism. If the vehicle continues to be driven in this condition, damage to the harness may occur and this can result in loss of operation of the driver's power seat. In extreme circumstances unexpected self-operation of the driver's power seat base may occur.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, The Netherlands, Norway, Hungary, Greece, United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Slovenia

No pictures are available

Alert number: 0550/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car "Qashqai"
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  - Qashqai J10: Production dates: 05/09/2011 to 19/12/2011 - Qashqai J10+2: Production dates: 05/09/2011 to 19/12/2011
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fuel filter hose connector may not be fully connected to the fuel filter. If the vehicle continues to be driven in this condition, a fuel leak could occur and, in extreme circumstances, the engine may stall leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Slovakia, Spain, Norway, Hungary, Greece, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: 0551/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pick-up truck "Doblò Work Up" and "Doblò Pratico"
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Doblò (263) Work Up and Doblò (263) Pratico, pickup truck versions. The recall affects vehicles with chassis numbers in the range between 9099618 and 9157408.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On the affected vehicles the lower brackets fastening the body to the chassis may break over time. As a result, the body might detach from the chassis, causing the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Pick-up truck.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, Hungary, United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: 0561/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger cars:- 5er Limousine- 5er touring- M5 Limousine- M5 touring- 6er Coupe- 6er Convertible- M6 Coupe- M6 Convertible
 
Brand: BMW
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  5er Limousine, E60 from 03/2003 till 09/2010 5er touring, E61 from 03/2004 till 05/2010 M5 Limousine, E60 from 02/2005 till 12/2009 M5 touring, E61 from 02/2007 till 04/2010 6er Coupe, E63 from 09/2003 till 07/2010 6er Convertible, E64 from 12/2003 till 07/2010 M6 Coupe, E63 from 03/2005 till 07/2010 M6 Convertible, E64 from 09/2006 till 07/2010
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screw connection of the battery positive cable in the luggage compartment may come loose. As a result, there may be fluctuations in the vehicle electrical system, causing malfunctions in various different systems and even leading to the engine not starting.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Hungary, Greece, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Lithuania, Iceland

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Alert number: 0546/12       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Sunglasses
 
Brand: Ray Ban (THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  RB9902 60 18-125
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the frame releases 2.1 µg/cm2/week of nickel while the left temple releases 0.56 µg/cm2/week, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Dark sunglasses.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0544/12       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Pencil
 
Brand: Kuku-Malu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BH-206
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the nib releases 2.6 µg/cm2/week of nickel and the clip releases 1.3 µg/cm2/week, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Pencil with silver metal frame.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0547/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Flashing toy duck "Love Duck"
 
Brand: Star and Rose
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Barcode 9 324679 016782
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.21% 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 taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Small, white, flashing toy ducks with red love hearts.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0552/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy with key-ring
 
Brand: Nem
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 219
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (head, paws, key-ring) that can be easily detached and swallowed by small children. The product poses a chemical risk because the level of chromium in the key-ring is higher than permitted.


The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN-71-1 and EN 71-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden key-ring in the form of a wild boar with a pompom body. Size: 8 cm
Country of origin:  Philippines
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0554/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mat "Eva Puzzle Mats"
 
Brand: XIN RUN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  69399720300012; 5619772000023
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it has small parts which could be placed in the mouth and swallowed.


The product does not comply with the Toy 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:  Puzzle mat with pieces in the form of objects (cars, etc.). The packaging is a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0600/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft Toy Easter Bunny
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because a metal piece designed to shape the ears may stick out of its protective casing. In addition, the product poses a risk of choking because the eyes can easily be detached and swallowed by small children.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and public warning by the distributor about the risk the product poses. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Soft toy Easter bunny in grey-purple and white-purple colours, given by P&G Prestige as free of charge gifts with the purchase of some fragrances as part of the Easter promotion.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: 0538/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: C&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 2011-01
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The protruding loops and toggles of the drawstring in the hood could get caught, for example in the playground or in the closing doors of lifts, buses, etc. As a result, the child may be strangled or fall and suffer injuries.


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 jacket with hood, lining and zip fastener. The hood has an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. Size: 110
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0539/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' outfit
 
Brand: Cross Fire
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: CS-1120
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of an unattached drawstring in the waist 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:  Girls' outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is available in various colours and is decorated with the inscription "Angels". The waist part of the trousers has an unattached drawstring with knots and metal toggles at the end. Size: 134.140, 146, 152, 158, 164
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0540/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' jacket
 
Brand: Ke Yi Qi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: B-814
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstring in the hood poses a risk of strangulation. If a child pulls the elastic drawstring the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.


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:  Boys' jacket with hood and zip fastener. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood has an elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "coctree F1". The jacket is available in various colours. Size: 134, 140, 146, 152, 158, 164
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0541/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' jacket
 
Brand: Yi Li Fao
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: Y-527
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The protruding loops and toggles of the drawstring in the hood could get caught, for example in the playground or in the closing doors of lifts, buses, etc. As a result, the child may be strangled or may fall and suffer injuries.


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:  Boys' jacket with hood and zip fastener. The hood has an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. Size: 98/104,110/128,122/128
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0542/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' outfit
 
Brand: Tingba
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: ZULT 64535
 
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 and waist 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:  Boys' outfit consisting of trousers, T-shirt and sweatshirt with hood. The hood of the sweatshirt has an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "Teen Club". The waist of the trousers has an unattached drawstring with knots at the end. The product is available in various colours. Size: 98, 116, 122
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0543/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' belt
 
Brand: V&C
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model no. : SS11LBL001 01-E150E
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the metal knob releases 0.83 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Ladies' belt in grey colour, with 3 metal decorating links and 2 knobs, one of which is for decoration and the other to adjust the length of the belt.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0545/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men's leather belt
 
Brand: CMD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 6022122
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290656012785
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the buckle releases 28 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Leather belt for men in dark brown colour with metal buckle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0555/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Tablet computer
 
Brand: Mid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains charger supplied with the product poses a risk of electric shock because the internal mains wiring is secured by solder alone and the insulation between the input and output circuits is not sufficient.

One incident reported.

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

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

 
Description:  7" Android silver tablet PC with mains charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14

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Alert number: 0557/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Samsonite
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: J332/Model 3172
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 411501 335570
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because equipment which should be earthed can be connected without an earth connection.


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

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

 
Description:  Travel plug adaptor
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Malta, Greece, Cyprus

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Alert number: 0562/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hot-plate
 
Brand: Tec Lime by Feiyue
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: TCP-1500
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Failure of the thermostat could cause overheating which could lead to a fire.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop on sales and recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Electric hot-plate/one single hob. Stainless steel housing.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 14