Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 24 ( Published on: 15/06/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0873/12       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Patio heater "Table Top Patio Heater"
 
Brand: Royal
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HSP-A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
There is possibility of touching the heat radiating part of the burner when the protecting grid is removed.


The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14543.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities and recall of the product from end users.

 
Description:  Patio table top heater - for heating in outdoor space – with compressed gas burner.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0869/12       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Amber Baby Teething Necklace
 
Brand: Wildsheep
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because several beads can be shattered and detached. The shattered beads can be placed on the mouth by children. These components pose a potential choking/inhalation hazard to children less than 36 months.

The product does not comply 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:  Baltic Amber Baby Teething Necklace. Packaged in a small net type bag with card containing trader’s details and how to use product.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0897/12       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Bracelet "Beaded Bracelet"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product poses a risk to health because the bracelets are made from seeds, the internal contents of which contains the toxin Abrin. With the outer seed coat pierced the toxin would be available rendering them extremely toxic if accidentally consumed.
 

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

 
Description:  Beaded bracelet is made from seeds identified as having originated from the plant Abrus pectatorius. The bracelet comprised sixty two red and black round seeds which were strung together. A further two black seeds were connected to the tied ends. The beads/seeds present have an average diameter of approximately 5 millimetres.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0882/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "Christmas Lighting by Somogyi"
 
Brand: Somogyi Elektronic
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KIF 35/B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire since:


·         the insulation of the external wiring is not suitable and has only basic insulation


·         live contacts of the lamp holders can become free and accessible


·         the flame resistance of the plastic parts of the lamp sockets is not sufficient.


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

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 35 replaceable lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0891/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger vehicles Discovery I, Discovery II, Range Rover automatic diesel and Range Rover Classic
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1995 to 1998 Model Year Discovery I, 1999 to 2004 Model Year Discovery II, 1995 to 2001 Model Year Range Rover automatic diesel and 1995 Model Year Range Rover Classic vehicles
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The coupling for the rear propeller shaft could separate, leading to the rear propeller shaft becoming detached from the vehicle. Should this happen, a road accident could occur.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger vehicle.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0892/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle GSX-R1000
 
Brand: SUZUKI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Models GSX-R1000 K9/L0/L1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Under certain conditions, the bolts securing the side stand switch may loosen and come out. If this happens, the switch may become misaligned with the side stand and may not detect that the side stand is retracted.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Hungary, Estonia, Ireland, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Sweden, Finland

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Alert number: A12/0877/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll "Beautiful girls fashionable"
 
Brand: PR
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435331 301533
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 27, 4 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the head of the doll; 0, 79 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the leg and 0,91% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the arm of the doll. In addition, the product contains the following phthalates: 0,07 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) in the head of the doll and 4, 8 % by weight of di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) in the leg and 5,7 % by weight of di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) in the arm of the doll.

According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Two Plastic dolls in card board box with plastic display. Symbol not suitable for children under 3 years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0893/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll with pushchair "Beautiful Collect them all"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CHT 2389215,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5901353034030
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 24.8% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll sitting in a pink pushchair, packed in a transparent bag indicating the name.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0894/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic memo-holder
 
Brand: Xi Qi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number 235047 - in the package and in invoice
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of choking and injuries (intestinal blockage) because it contains magnets with a magnetic flux index higher than 50 kG²mm² which can be easily detached and swallowed by children.


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): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Ice cream-shaped magnetic memo holders packed in blister on cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0874/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Rain clothes for children
 
Brand: Ticket to Heaven
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  101-782-121 101-690-121
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product presents a chemical risk because the zipper puller of the product contains 0.18 % of cadmium exceeding the limit of 0,01%. In addition the product contains 3.6% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Both articles are Rain clothes for children made of PU – packed in a poly bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0883/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Veaver
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CTY-H43
 
Batch number / Barcode:  30002100768122
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstring placed in the hood poses a risk of strangulation to children. The drawstring in the waist poses a risk of injuries to children.


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:  The outfit for young children consists of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers have non-fixed drawstrings. Knots and plastic toggles are on the ends of the drawstrings.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0884/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s outfit
 
Brand: JINTAO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: CH-279/
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1010000315058
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends placed in the hood and 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 hood of the sweatshirt includes non-fixed drawstrings with knots on the ends. The waist part and the knees of the trousers include non-fixed drawstrings with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with embroideries. Size: 6A/134;146.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0885/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Huasheng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: E-378C, 598258185
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The drawstring in the hood with toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation to children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard

EN 14682.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

 
Description:  The outfit for young children consists of a pair of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt has a non-fixed drawstring. Plastic toggles are on the ends of the drawstring. Size: 122-128.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0875/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Caro white Lightening beauty soap with carrot oil, 100 g"
 
Brand: Angel Cosmetics
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Manufacturing and expiration dates: F: 06/11; E: 06/13.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9 501101 373075
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  White and orange cardbox. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications “Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children” (in Portuguese, French and English). Volume 100 g.
Country of origin:  Democratic Republic Of Congo
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0876/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Skin Success Fade Cream"
 
Brand: Palmer’s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  010181 07500. Lot nr. J1111 E, exp 04/14
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.8 % of hydroquinone the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  Cream in plastic container in carton box with the following description: “active ingredient hydroquinone 2 %, skin lightener.”
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0878/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Skin Toning Cream"
 
Brand: Clear-N-Smooth
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  113,64 ml; lot nr. 091511 exp Sept 2013  
 
Batch number / Barcode:  74093900029
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.0 % of hydroquinone, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  Cream in plastic container, green label and green screw cap with the following description: “with vitamin E and sunscreen, lightens complexion to help even-out skin tone; active ingredient hydroquinone 2.0 %, skin lightener”.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0879/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Nail modelling product "Professional Liquid – Mango"
 
Brand: Shasta
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch: D0216-A117
 
Batch number / Barcode:  12-0041281-001-01
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 97% methyl metacrylate (MMA). In its assessment, the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) considers methyl metacrylate present in concentrations of 80-90 % in such cosmetics to be sensitizing.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumer by the distributor and seizure of remaining stocks by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Container: white, labelled plastic canister with white plastic screw cap. Capacity: 1 gallon, 3.78 litres.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0880/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Nail modelling product "Professional Liquid - Mango-Coffee"
 
Brand: Shasta
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch: D0216-A104
 
Batch number / Barcode:  12-0034198-001-01, 12-0041287-001-01
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 97% methyl metacrylate (MMA). In its assessment, the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) considers methyl metacrylate present in concentrations of 80-90 % in such cosmetics to be sensitizing.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumer by the distributor and seizure of remaining stocks by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Container: white, labelled plastic canister with white plastic screw cap. Capacity: 1 gallon, 3.78 litres.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0881/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product "Skin Toning Cream"
 
Brand: Clear-N-Smooth
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  113,64 ml
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot nr. 09231 exp sept 2013, Barcode: 74093900003
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.8 % of hydroquinone, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

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

 
Description:  Cream in plastic container, orange label with the following description: “with vitamin E and sunscreen, lightens complexion to help even-out skin tone; active ingredient hydroquinone 2 %, skin lightener.”
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0888/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair treatment product "Complex Brazilian Keratin Straightening Treatment "
 
Brand: Cocochoco Professional
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No.: 10122011, Exp.:12-2014
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains 2.64% of formaldehyde.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  White plastic bottle containing 250 ml and packed in brown cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Brazil
Alert submitted by:  Latvia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/0895/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfumed body milk "Qei+Paris Qualité Extreme Intense"
 
Brand: Laboratoire Pharmaplus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  9886400513 / Batch code: 11151
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Seizure. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure.

 
Description:  Large white bottle of body milk marked with green and gold print.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0896/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair treatment product "TCQ Plus Phase 2 – Nano Hydra Keratin"
 
Brand: TCQ
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.3% of formaldehyde.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  1 black plastic pouch with a white screw cap – 500ml – containing hair treatment product.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0870/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Cord extension set "Safety Socket"
 
Brand: PSE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. 8382, 2. 8383, 3. 8384, 4. 8385, 5. 8386
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 5290966014257, 2. 5290966003282, 3. 5290966003244, 4. 5290966003251, 5. 5290966003268
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The plastic parts of the plug and socket outlet can catch fire and the screws used are too small.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) or the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Cord extension set with 2 (8382), 3 (8383), 4 (8384), 5 (8385) and 6 (8386) socket outlets. All models have a 3-metre cable. 250 V, 50 Hz, 13 A 3000 W.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0871/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Cord extension set "Safety Socket"
 
Brand: PSE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. 8383, 2. 8384, 3. 8385, 4. 8386
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The plastic parts of the plug and socket outlet can catch fire and the screws used are too small.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) or the relevant national standard
 

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

 
Description:  Cord extension set with 3/4/5/6 socket outlets. All models have a 3-metre cable. 250V, 50 Hz, 13 A, 3250 W.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0872/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Digital multimeter
 
Brand: V&F
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 93901
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6882009939017
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live parts of the probe are accessible, which could result in a user suffering an electric shock.

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

EN 61010.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

 
Description:  Digital multimeter, yellow in colour with digital display screen and red and black cables.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0886/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptors
 
Brand: Ansmann
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TP-UK, TP-IT (Art. No. 5024043), TP-CH (Art. No. 1800-0009)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4013674010332
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The travel plug can break, with the base plate (including the contact pins) becoming detached from the plug body. As a result, the base plate (including the contact pins) can remain in the live socket, with live contact pins being left exposed.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from consumers (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from consumers

 
Description:  Compact travel plug adaptor including earth wire. Suitable for appliances with earth contact (Schuko/Protection Class 1).
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: A12/0887/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: Savia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3W GU10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 936691 231307
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The total creepage distance between the live parts and accessible metal body of the lamp is too small. In case of a defect, a person could touch the accessible metal body of the lamp that is at high voltage.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from consumers, withdrawal from the market and sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  LED lamp 3W, 230V.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0889/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair dryer "Haartrockner"
 
Brand: Ideenwelt (Rossmann)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LD-035 and LD-035-B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4305615100791
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product can overheat and catch fire, even when switched off, if it remains plugged in.

Eight incidents involving damage reported.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Hair dryer with black nozzle, silver-coloured middle section and black grip. Silver switch. Packaging marked ‘Haartrockner 2000 Watt VDE GS ID 4002919’.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0890/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  AC mains adaptor "Universal Recharging Kit"
 
Brand: T'nB
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CHTBHOME01 10008600 / 3 303170 039854
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The clearances and creepage distances in the mains transformer between the primary and secondary windings are inadequate. In case of a defect, this could lead to a person receiving an electric shock.

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

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

 
Description:  AC mains adaptor.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 24