Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 28 ( Published on: 13/07/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0985/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Lip balm
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ting products Product: Lip balm Brand: Unknown Name: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1024 4944, 852 and 1024 4937, 851
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, they may be mistaken for foodstuffs. The product can easily break, generating small parts that could be placed in the mouth by a child and swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Lip balm in the form of cakes. Vanilla lip balm in the form of a cake with coloured sticks and the smell of vanilla. Lip balm in the form of a cake with icing and some fruit – apple, with the smell of strawberry.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0987/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Lip balm
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1021 2271, 330 and 1021 2295, 332
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, they may be mistaken for foodstuffs. The product can easily break generating small parts that could be placed in the mouth by a child and swallowed.

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

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

 
Description:  Lip balm in the form of sweets. One is in the form of a chocolate heart shape with pink icing and the smell of chewing gum. Another is in the form of a brown chocolate with the smell of vanilla.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1005/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bed
 
Brand: IKEA
 
Name: Folldal Leather Bed
 
Type / number of model:  A small quantity of units intended for mainland Europe only, has been supplied in error to the UK and Irish markets: FOLLDAL bed frame 140x200 Grann white #002-043-99 FOLLDAL bed frame 160x200 Grann white #602-044-00
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The headboard and frame may catch fire if the filling is exposed to a flame.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Bed. Headboard and frame, cover material is leather.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1038/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Somogyi Elektronic
 
Name: Christmas Lighting by Somogyi
 
Type / number of model:  Model: G 4150
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 998312 766842
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·   The wire ends soldered to the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.

·   The accessible wires have only basic insulation. If the insulation is damaged, live metal parts become accessible.

·   The cover fixing screw joints of the rectifier unit do not have sufficient strength. During normal use the covering of the rectifier unit can open and live parts become accessible.

·   It is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.

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

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

 
Description:  The lighting chain includes serial connected, non-replaceable 50 LED lamps and a rectifier unit. The lights are attached to plastic icicle forms. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1013/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Honda
 
Name: Jazz and Civic
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles and production range concerned are as follows: CHAC Jazz 1.4: 2009, 2010, 2011 HUM Jazz 1.4: 2009, 2010, 2011 Sss Jazz 1.4: 2009, 2010, 2011 HUM Civic 5dr 1.4: 2009, 2010, 2011 HUM Civic 3dr 1.8: 2009 HUM Civic 3dr 1.4: 2009, 2010, 2011
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a software error in the transmission control unit, if the vehicle is parked in reverse gear and the engine restarted and neutral or first gear is then selected, the vehicle may not move, may stall or in the worst case may move backwards unexpectedly. This unexpected reverse movement could cause an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark, Greece, Estonia, Hungary, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Finland, Iceland, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1019/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Zafira
 
Type / number of model:  Type: A-H/Monocab, A-H Monocab/V, P-J/SW. EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0497*01, e1*2007/46*0595*02, e4*2007/46*0204*06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
On some vehicles, compressed natural gas (CNG) valves have been fitted which, as a result of production variations, have an incorrect internal diameter. This can cause natural gas to escape from the CNG cylinders leading to a fire hazard.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1007/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Combined ladder
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Hobby
 
Type / number of model:  MD-808/4x4
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The mechanism restricting the opening of the upper part of the ladder can break.


One accident reported.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
 

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

 
Description:  Combined ladder with the following features described in the pictogram: MD-808/4x4, 4.72m, bears a weight of 150 kg, EN 131.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1046/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
 
Brand: Fireman
 
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Häkävaroitin)
 
Type / number of model:  model GS801, product number 1464
 
Batch number / Barcode:  batch 201002231, EAN 6430028869589
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The detector is not able to detect carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
 

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

 
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector, round, white plastic, diameter 10,7 cm, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1034/12       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Amber teething necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: "Dark Cognac Beans", "Raw Dark Cognac Beans", "Raw Cognac Baroque" and "Raw Lemon Baroque & Cherry Beans"
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the small baby necklace can, when it is not worn around the neck, be swallowed by small children.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Baltic amber necklace. The beads are separated by knots.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1035/12       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Amber teething necklace
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: "Rainbow Baroque with cherry" and "Green beans"
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the small baby necklace can, when it is not worn around the neck, be swallowed by small children.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Baltic amber necklace with beads separated by knots.
Country of origin:  Lithuania
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0983/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden rattle
 
Brand: V&F
 
Name: Campanilla
 
Type / number of model:  Ref: 92899 / 6882009928998
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break, releasing small parts and it does not comply with the requirements on shape and size so could get stuck in the mouth of children. There is also a risk of injury if the child falls on the toy.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1:2011.
 

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

 
Description:  Painted wooden rattle. The upper part is shaped like a cage containing a metallic bell. Finished with a wooden ball in the shape of an animal's head (cat).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0991/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Whistle with candy
 
Brand: Light candy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6921078500527
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN71-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  A plastic whistle with a light, the plastic mouthpiece is removable. In the upper part, there is candy in the form of a skull. In the central part there are two button cell batteries marked LR41 BUTTONHBCELV and red LED light.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1003/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Long Trading
 
Name: Funny Orangutan
 
Type / number of model:  Mod. 913
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the green PVC electrical cable contains 0.83% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). Furthermore, a short-circuit of the insulation between the components at different polarities causes the batteries to overheat beyond the permissible limit.

The product does not comply with the Toy safety directive and with the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1

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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Small battery-powered monkey with lights and sounds.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1015/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Aether Champion
 
Name: Transformable Mobilephone
 
Type / number of model:  1821
 
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.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Toy mobile phone.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1027/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Babies' rattles
 
Brand: Toys
 
Name: Toys
 
Type / number of model:  NO: 328A, NO: 328B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4792817371560
 
Risk type:  Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The products pose a risk of choking because the handles of the rattles are too long and they may get stuck in the mouth of a baby who is unable to sit up unaided. The orange-green rattle poses a risk of damage to hearing because the detected noise level is too high.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1:2011.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Babies' rattles with handles made from yellow-red and orange-red plastic materials. The latter produces a noise from a green wheel. Packed in transparent bags closed with varicoloured cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1047/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with bottle
 
Brand: Kaili toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6946091600078
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the doll's face contains 20% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 
Description:  The set consists of two pieces, baby doll and feeding-bottle, made of flexible plastic material. The bottle is pink with a printed dog on it. The baby has a red shirt, blue trousers and it holds a bottle in his/her hand. Packaging: a transparent bag closed by a cardboard fastener with CE marking.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0984/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Sports Ildes
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt in dark blue, with the inscription “Sports-ildes club”, with white edging and a hood supplied with functional cords. The lower part is a pair of trousers in dark blue with white edging on the sides, the inscription “Sports” and elastic cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0986/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Ditex (Дитекс)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area and drawstrings in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt in pink, with a brocade inscription “Barbie” (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT), butterflies and a purple hood with functional cords and trousers with a printed pattern of a butterfly on one of one of the trouser-legs, elastic and cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0988/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Ditex (Дитекс)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area and drawstrings in the waist area.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt in pink, with the inscription “Dactty” and a printed pattern of flowers and butterflies, pockets with velvet edging and a hood supplied with functional cords. The lower part is a pair of trousers with the inscription “Girl” on one of the trouser-legs and a printed pattern of butterflies, a flower and a heart, with elastic and cords in the waist area. Size 34
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0989/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Poldo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to 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 of the product from the market.

 
Description:  Jacket intended for children up to 7 years of age, with functional cords in the hood. On the front there are embroidered patterns depicting flowers and the inscription „I love my pretty bags”. The product is sold in various colours: a combination of grey and pink and a combination of grey and cyclamen.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0990/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s top
 
Brand: Laixier
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  OQ-102
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s top intended for children up to 7 years of age, supplied with cords in the neck area. The product is sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0992/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies’ shoes
 
Brand: Fly Flot
 
Name: Dream – My Comfort Shoes
 
Type / number of model:  'Art. 31093, colore Nero 9001– 8007, 310939001 38
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 023062 473836
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 7 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). In addition, the product contains dimethylformamide in concentration of 39-53 mg/kg.

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

One incident reported.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Black shoes, displaying the words 'FLY FLOT Dream' both on the insoles and on the packaging. Size 38.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0993/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Shuang Da Ren Kid`s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of two parts, intended for children up to 7 years of age – trousers and a sleeveless top with a hood supplied with functional cords. The product is sold in transparent polyethylene packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0994/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sports trousers
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 12326,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8690123317936
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord in the waist area with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point and is too long.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ sports trousers in dark blue colour with red edging on the legs and red functional cords in the waist area. On the left trouser-leg there is a red emblem bearing the inscription: „BCRK League Old Team”, „1996”.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0995/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tops
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  62088
 
Batch number / Barcode:  barcode 8690123362844
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ tops, pink and white, with shorts sleeves. On the front there is a cat with an umbrella and a bag, a car and the inscription “Princess Enjoy time”. In the neck area there are cords tied in a ribbon. There are two attached textile labels: the first one bears the inscription: „Bücürük ® girls”, an indication of the child’s age and sizes and the second one has the inscription: Made in Turkey, ord.No 62088 and treatment symbols.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0996/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: „Bücürük”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  textiles and fashion items Product: Children’s trousers Brand: „Bücürük” Name: Unknown Item number: 12254
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8690123342907
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries to children due to the presence of a cord with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point and could be pulled out by a child.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ trousers in blue, grey and white colours; with an appliquéd pattern on one of the trouser-legs – a car, and functional cords in the waist area. The cords have not been attached and move freely.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0997/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number 12264
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8690123414215
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point and which can be pulled out by a child.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Boys’ sports trousers with functional cords in the waist area. Available in blue or grey. On one of the trouser-legs there is an appliqued pattern of „Spider man” and the inscription „The Amazing Spider-Man” (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT).
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0998/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shorts
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Item 12104, barcode 8690123292295
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with knots on the end which is not fixed in at least one point.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ yellow shorts with external pockets (one bears the number “2”). In the waist area, there are functional cords that have not been fixed in at least one point. Textile labels are attached to the shorts.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/0999/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s short trousers
 
Brand: „Bücürük”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown Item number: 12061
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8690123292295
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ short trousers with functional cords in the waist area, not fixed in at least one point. Colours – light blue, dark blue and red. On the trouser-leg there is an inscription „Holiday” and a crab.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1000/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: „Bücürük”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown Item number: 12300
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8690123281572
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries to the child due to the presence of a cord with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point and can be pulled out by the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ trousers with functional cords in the waist area not fixed in at least one point. Colour – dark blue, with two types of pockets.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1001/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shorts
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Item 12057, barcode 8690123290154
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord in the waist area with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point and can be pulled out by the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ shorts in pink colour. In the waist area there are non-attached functional cords.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1002/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: „Bücürük”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  12301 Barcode 8690123291854
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries to the child due to the presence of a cord with free ends which is not fixed and can be pulled out by the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’ sports trousers. Colours – dark blue with white edging and white cords; Grey with blue cords and edging; White with yellow cords and edging. In the waist area there are cords that have not been attached.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1006/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Cichlid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the cord in the waist area is not fixed to the garment in at least one point and the measured length of the free ends of the cords is too long.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s trousers with a fastening cord in the waist area. In the lower section of the front there are embroidered flowers. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1008/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Miss Azur
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number PG017
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a cord with free ends in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress with five flounces and a halter neck, which is designed and supplied with cords that are intended to be tied at the neck. The dress is blue with white dots. There is white lining as well.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1009/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: “Fashion moda”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  textiles and fashion items Product: Children’s dress Brand: “Fashion moda” Name: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
Due to the presence of a cord with free ends in the neck area of halter-neck garments and also due to the presence of cords in the neck area, the products do not meet the requirements

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress, white colour, with a halter neck and edging with free ends intended to be tied at the neck.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1010/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sports trousers
 
Brand: Nex 56
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a long cord in the waist area which has free ends that are not fixed in at least one end.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sports trousers in grey colour, supplied with a cord at the waist. There is an attached textile label with the following information: Nex 56 new generation, by BATO, established 1995..
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1011/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shorts
 
Brand: XIANHAO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ZWH-002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries to children because of the presence of a cord with free ends that has not been fixed in at least one point.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s bermuda shorts, supplied with a cord.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1012/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coat
 
Brand: HONG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: A01
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring with free ends in the waist which protrude by 300 mm at each end when the garment is opened.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink coat with hood for young children. In the waist area there is a drawstring. Size: 104, 116.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1014/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ sweater
 
Brand: CAIBA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: D-DY-26
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the sleeves of the sweater include decorative cords from the shoulder to the elbow and the sides of the product include drawstrings, which form loops in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Camouflage coloured sweater with decorative cords and drawstrings. Size: 98,104, 134/140.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1016/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's top
 
Brand: Moga MXI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: XGL-1250A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's top with hood, zip fastener and pockets. The hood has a drawstring with knots on the ends. The front of the sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "Girlie Dangerous Division Mission ". Size: 134-164.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1017/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Waistcoat for girls
 
Brand: H&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  L-831C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  558258168
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Waistcoat for girls with hood, zip fastener and two pockets. The hood is decorated with artificial fur. The hood has a drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 98-134
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1018/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's coat
 
Brand: Crossfire
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: C 08
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Girl’s pink, hooded coat. The hood is decorated with artificial fur and has an unfixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1020/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s coat
 
Brand: Yi Li Fao
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model. Y-531
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink hooded coat for girls. The hood has an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. The drawstring forms a protruding loop. Size: 86-116.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1022/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  girls’ trousers
 
Brand: Sincere
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: M-9178
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the waist part of the trousers includes a non-fixed drawstring.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ leisure trousers with two pockets. The trousers are decorated with inscriptions: „MISS BRIUM” and with a girl’s figure. Size: 116-134.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1023/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s bikini
 
Brand: Keyzi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  IWA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 907441 610377
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with free ends and knots in the neck area, the back and the waist.


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

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

 
Description:  Girl’s bikini. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 122, 128, 134, 146.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1024/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's shorts
 
Brand: CAIBA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MT-371
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it has a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends.

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

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

 
Description:  Red shorts with two pockets. The waist part of the trousers has a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 104, 110, 116, 122, 128.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1025/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Moga Kid's
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TD-5312
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999552125312
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pockets. The hood has a non-fixed drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with two inscriptions: "Follow", "MISS & GIRLS dance". It is available in pink, purple, and grey colours. Size: 128-152.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1026/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s coat
 
Brand: Morning Sun
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1118
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6820105991118
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Girl’s hooded coat. The hood has a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an embroidered inscription: "Greetn" and a butterfly. Size: 4-7.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1028/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Ditex
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt in light grey colour, with an inscription “S.O.S. CLASS World’s Race Series”, pockets, velvet sleeve edges and a hood supplied with functional cords. The lower part is a pair of trousers with the inscription “Island 39” on one of the trouser-legs, elastic and cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1029/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shorts
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Item 12147; barcode: 8690123379712
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a potential risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ shorts in pink colour, with a cord at the waist.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1030/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.


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

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

 
Description:  children’s sleeveless jacket
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1031/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  textiles and fashion items Product: Children’s trousers Brand: Bücürük Name: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  12303, barcode 8690123292011
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point and can be pulled out by the child.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ sports trousers. Colours – dark blue /black/ with grey edging and cords; grey with blue cords and edging, blue with dark blue edging. In the waist area there are cords that have not been attached. There are two attached textile labels: the first one has the inscription: „Bücürük ® boys”, an indication of the children’s age and the sizes.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1032/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a cord with free ends in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress in various colours. It has a halter-neck upper part, which is designed and supplied with two cords having knots at the ends which pass through a wooden ball that regulates their length and are intended to be tied at the neck. There is a belt sewn into the side edges which is intended to be tied at the back. In the neck area there is a six-line decorative element made of plastic balls.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1033/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: “OOPM”
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model QA-3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Unkown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sleeveless jacket, with a hood and an embroidered pattern with the inscription “Yatsi Girl”. The product is available in various colours and has polar lining. There are two pockets with decorative cords that hang below the lower edge of the garment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1037/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boy's sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: QiFeng
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 5152B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles at the ends in the hood. The drawstring is elastic and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring 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 of the product from the market and recall from end users.

 
Description:  Hooded sleeveless jacket for boys. The hood can be removed by using a zipper and has an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles at the ends. The waistcoat is decorated with the inscription: „FLOWER 58”. The product is available in the colours red-blue-khaki and blue-white-orange. Size: 122-128.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1039/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ outfit
 
Brand: WANDENG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: RJ-2447-NTH
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of non-fixed drawstrings.


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

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

 
Description:  Girl’s outfit in olive green colour consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood and waistband of the sweatshirt include a non-fixed drawstring with knots and plastic beads on the ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with inscriptions: "MISS Miss Piano" and "Breeze Girls Fashion". The trousers are decorated with an inscription: "B Girls Fashion" Size: 128,140,146,158.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1040/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt for children
 
Brand: Seagull
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: CSQ-918
 
Batch number / Barcode:  545321687
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Hooded leisure sweatshirt for children. The hood has a drawstring with free ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: „FREESTYLE 8”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1041/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ trousers
 
Brand: AD miring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model. TK-931
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7453002695485
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of non-fixed drawstrings in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink trousers for young girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring. The trousers are decorated with an inscription: "Wheeler’s Smith". Size: 98.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1042/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s top
 
Brand: KE YI QI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  K-958
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Girl’s leisure top with hood and zip-fastener. The hood has an unfixed drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "1976".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1043/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Ambitionfly
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model. AB580110A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2325523580110
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of non-fixed drawstrings. The drawstring of the hood is made out of rubber; if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into its eyes and face causing eye and face injuries.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood can be removed by using a zipper and includes an elastic unfixed drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The waistband of the trousers also includes an unattached drawstring. Size: 134/140-158/164.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1004/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Nail modelling product
 
Brand: NaiLexus
 
Name: Liquid Monomer
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  B0611-M130
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 93.7% methyl methacrylate (MMA). In its "Health assessment of nail modelling cosmetics containing methyl metacrylate" of 22 December 2011, the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) considers methyl metacrylate present in concentrations of 80-90 % in the nail modelling cosmetics to be harmful to health due to the high sensitizing potential, which can also cause ongoing damage to nails.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Nail modelling and extension material. Container: white, labelled plastic canister with white plastic screw cap. Capacity: 32 fl.oz.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1036/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Black Henna
 
Brand: Royal
 
Name: Royal Black Henna
 
Type / number of model:  LIC CODE : RAJ/COS/97/1822-C B.No: 209 Mfg.Dt: 08-2010
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2-nitro-para-phenylenediamine, a substance which is prohibited in cosmetics and 9.3 % of Para phenylenediamine (PPD) which is classified as strong sensitised. In addition the labelling does not have any of the warnings which should appear on the labelling of hair dyes containing this substance.

One accident reported

The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation and the Cosmetics Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market and warning to consumers of the risks.

 
Description:  Cardboard box (dimensions: 125x90x35mm) containing 6 x 10g sachets of powder hair dye. Inside each sachet there is an instruction leaflet in two languages: English and Arabic. No instructions in French.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1048/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Rapid `Clair
 
Name: Rapid' Clair Super éclaircissant Körpermilch
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  302 152 K 3 / 700607 900013
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
This product poses a chemical risk because it contains hydroquinone.

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

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

 
Description:  500 ml white plastic bottle with an orange screw top and a label with orange print. Expiration date: 02/2016.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1021/12       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Candles with plastic stand
 
Brand: Bosque verde
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Lots starting with 1, 2A, 2B and 2C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8480000491619
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of burns and fire because when a flame is applied directly on the walls of the holder of the candle, it melts and catches fire, and does not extinguish itself.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15493.


One incident reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Pack of four candles in transparent plastic packaging with a label which reads: "4 lighting candles. Keep out of the reach of children. Keep in vertical position. Do not move the candle when it is lit or if it is extinguished when the product is still liquid. Do not throw the packaging away as litter after use." The same label indicates various warning symbols and the name of the manufacturer, brand, customer care phone number, barcode, etc.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1044/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: European Electrico Soquete com Interruptor
 
Type / number of model:  N 4410421
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4770590104216
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cable:

• has no earth lead,

• is not properly anchored and live parts can thus become accessible.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60884.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Cord extension set with 3 sockets and 1.5m cable, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28

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Alert number: A12/1045/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Cable
 
Brand: VOLTRIM
 
Name: Voltrim Kable
 
Type / number of model:  YDYp z/o 4x1,5 mm2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The electric resistance of the wires is too high and the thickness of the insulation is not sufficient.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 50395.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Electric cable.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 28