Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 29 ( Published on: 20/07/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1050/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Bag
 
Brand: „Sweet Words”
 
Name: "Sweet Words”
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because their form, packaging, size and appearance are such that it is likely that children will confuse them with a foodstuff and consequently either place them in the mouth, suck or ingest them. With the effects of the saliva, the product expands and could entail the risk of asphyxia or obstruction of the digestive tract.

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:  Bags, placed inside a plastic cup imitating a scoop of ice-cream, with a decoration of cherries, in various colours – brown, yellow, pink and green, without labels. In the cup there is a paper funnel with the inscription „Sweet Words” and a picture of the different bags and their decorations – a brown bag with a chocolate; a yellow bag with a lemon; a green bag with a kiwi; a pink bag with a cherry.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/1084/12       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Novelty lighter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 911 FIRE ALARM 119
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The lighter has the shape of fire extinguisher which is recognized as appealing to young children. It is therefore probable that a child will play with it and suffer burns due to the flame or cause a fire.



The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighter in the shape of a fire extinguisher, length 15.5 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/1078/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Well
 
Name: Christmas LED Twinkle Lights
 
Type / number of model:  1.        LIGHT-STRING-LED-100YW-WIRE-GN-WELL, 2.        LIGHT-STRING-LED-100BE-WIRE-GN-WELL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1.        5 948636 014723, 2.        5 948636 014716
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The products pose a risk of burns and electric shock because:


·         The cross section area of the external wires is not sufficient and the wires could consequently overheat.


·         The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting and live metal parts could consequently become accessible.


·         The insulation resistance is not sufficient.


The products do 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:  Lighting chains with 100 serial-parallel connected non-replaceable LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1053/12       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Helmet
 
Brand: Industrial
 
Name: Bullet
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The helmet does not provide sufficient shock absorption and thus does not effectively protect the user's head in the event of an impact.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment directive and the relevant European standard EN 1078.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Helmet for roller skaters The helmet comes in black cardboard packaging with "industrial" written in white (dimensions: 26cm x 21 cm). Size XS.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1054/12       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Motorcycle boots
 
Brand: TCX
 
Name: Xfive Plus
 
Type / number of model:  7109G
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No 25/10
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The boots provide insufficient protection in the event of an accident involving a fall or the foot becoming trapped.


The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment directive and the relevant European standard EN 13634.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Black motorcycle boots with ankle support. Packaged in a black and grey cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1073/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Babies' rattles
 
Brand: LEIVA Juegos
 
Name: Baby Series
 
Type / number of model:  16086
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8431487160864
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The products pose a risk of choking because the rattles can easily break generating small parts which could be swallowed by children.



The products do not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN-71-: 2011.
 

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

 
Description:  Yellow and pink plastic rattles with pictures around the edges. It comes in a transparent plastic blister pack, the cardboard part of which is mainly pink and blue and bears identification and other information.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1049/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather jacket
 
Brand: C&A
 
Name: Favorite Jessica
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  A1513033104055
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 11.8 mg/kg (brown leather, jacket back) and 28.2 mg/kg (brown leather, inside collar) of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  A leather jacket comprising several brown leather pieces sewn together, with a patterned, ochre-coloured textile lining and various zips and pockets; size 40.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1056/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boy’s outfit
 
Brand: Sanbest
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 10012
 
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:  Dark blue coloured boy’s outfit consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt has a not fixed drawstring. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: „Winner" and a sports car.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1057/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boy’s outfit
 
Brand: Sincere
 
Name: Uknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: F-2037
 
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:  Boy’s outfit consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt has a not fixed drawstring with knots on the ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "Frestyl Flying Beach ".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1058/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boy’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Cactus Clone (MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: KPSW5872
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4893940065453
 
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:  Red boy’s sweater with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „ PR45” and „9". The hood has a not fixed drawstring.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1059/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: H&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  N-3231
 
Batch number / Barcode:  558258168
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring placed in the hood with 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:  Sweater with hood and zip-fastener for children. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „Fashion”, “1995 Sport” and an embroidered tiger. The hood includes not fixed drawstring with metal toggles on the ends. Size: 152-170.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1060/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coat
 
Brand: PICKEN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BJ-8501H
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood with toggles on the ends. The drawstring is made out of elastic so if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.



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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ lined coat with hood. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The pockets of the coat are decorated with ribbon. The product is available in pink, red and light blue colours. Size: 12-14 months.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1061/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ outfit
 
Brand: Zhong FU
 
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 functional 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’ outfit consisting of two parts – a long-sleeved tunic and a pair of leggings with embroidered flowers on the front of the tunic and the inscription “Dance”, with cords longer than 140 mm in the neck area in a combination of purple and blue, with elastic in the waist area and the lower edge of the tunic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1062/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's dress
 
Brand: Mali Zmaj
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  H-360
 
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 cords could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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’ set consisting of two parts – a long-sleeved tunic and a pair of leggings with cords in the neck area in a combination of white and grey, with labels containing information in Bulgarian about the producer, the importer, the item, the composition and treatment symbols.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1063/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's outfit
 
Brand: Zhong FU
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  item No. X-360
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the waist and the neck area, respectively.


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’ outfit consisting of two parts – a long-sleeved tunic and a pair of leggings with embroidered flowers on the front of the tunic, with cords longer than 140 mm in the neck area in a combination of purple and grey, with cords in the waist area and the lower edge of the tunic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1064/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s bikini
 
Brand: Power flower
 
Name: Sweetie Belle
 
Type / number of model:  style No: F616
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively of a cord with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at the back of the garment.


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’ swimming costume consisting of two parts, in various colours, with a printed pattern on the top and an inscription on the bottom „Sweetie belle”, with functional cords that have free ends and are intended to be tied at the neck and the back. On both sides of the bottom there are cords that are tied.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1065/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's dress
 
Brand: Catimini
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05773672433081
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because they are functional cords with free ends in the neck area and there.

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 dress, model Catimini, in a halterneck style – with a cord that has free ends in the neck area, with a paper label of Winnie the Pooh (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT), information in Bulgarian about the type of the item, the country of origin – Spain, the importer and the composition. There is an attached textile label with the inscription Catimini and other information about the composition of the fabric.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1066/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s set
 
Brand: Mino (Besta Plus)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  textiles and fashion items Product: Children’s set Brand: Mino (Besta Plus) Name: Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode 5900979268362
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of shoulder straps with interrupted length in garments intended for small children.

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 set - a dress with knickers, many-coloured, with shoulder straps with interrupted length. There is a textile label with the following information: “Mino 74”, information about the composition, a description of the way of treatment in several languages.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1067/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sports set
 
Brand: Flair
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  312010 Barcode 3120100100008
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black, dark blue and dark grey, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1068/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sports set
 
Brand: Flair
 
Name: 
 
Type / number of model:  312001 Barcode 3120011500003
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points and because the length 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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black or dark blue trousers, the top- a combination of black and light blue or dark blue and light blue, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1069/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sports set
 
Brand: Flair
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  312004 Barcode 3120044200000
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points and the free ends of the cords have not been secured against unravelling.

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

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

 
Description:  Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black, grey or green trousers, the top - a combination of black and white, grey and blue or green and yellow, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1070/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sports set
 
Brand: Flair ( sports wear)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  312009 Barcode 3120092300004
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points and because the length 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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black or dark blue trousers, the top- a combination of black and grey or dark blue and light blue, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1071/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sports set
 
Brand: Flair
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  412002 Barcode 4120020500000
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of unattached cords in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ sports set consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point and have not been secured against unravelling. It is available in various colours – the trousers are black or dark blue, the top is pink or cyclamen, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts and on the left sleeve as well.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1072/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boy's trousers
 
Brand: Bücürük
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown Item number:12101 Bar code: 8690123281855
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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’ short trousers with functional cords in the waist area that have not been fixed in at least one point. There is an elastic belt. Colours – grey with blue edging, white with blue edging, blue with grey edging. 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 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1074/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Georgo’s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  style gs52100, colour 9950
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800146325244
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords in the neck and waist area.


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

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

 
Description:  The bikini has two elastic cords, which are tied in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be tied with cords at the waist.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1075/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s bikini
 
Brand: Georgo’s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  style 52010, colour 8070
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3800146325244
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively of a cord with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at the back of the garment.


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

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

 
Description:  Girls’ bikini consisting of two parts with frizzles, ladybirds and flowers. The top has two elastic cords tied at the neck and the back. The lower part has cords at both sides that are also tied. The products are sold with labels containing information in Bulgarian.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1076/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's swimming costume
 
Brand: Prémaman (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Pr-Girls
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown Barcode 5414697565356
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords 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:  One-piece girls' swimming costume in pink colour decorated with flower and fish motifs. There are two functional cords with free ends, which are tied at the back of the neck.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1077/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s bikini
 
Brand: Jumbo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  „SMALL”, 733449-S„Medium” 1025107, 1025108
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0246694000035 - 502, 0246694000036- 1701
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively of a cord with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at the back of the garment.


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:  Pink bikini for girls. The top of a children’s bikini designed with cords that are tied at the back and the neck.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1079/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Serkon Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item number 1534 Barcode 1601430015344
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a band in the waist area which 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 dresses with bands sewn to the garment in the waist area and intended to be tied at the back. They are in various colours and have tulle, brocade and attached roses with pearls.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1080/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Pretty girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LTO No 3100280
 
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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Children’s dress resembling a cape, designed and supplied with cords in the neck area with free ends that have not been secured against unravelling.
Country of origin:  Greece
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1081/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: SAN&HK1 Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to presence of cords in the hood and elastic cords under the side pockets which form a protruding loop with a circumference which is too large.


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 jacket with a zipper and a hood, supplied with functional cords with plastic toggles. In the lower section there are side pockets under which elastic cords are attached and form a protruding loop. The jacket is dark blue with green decorations and appliquéd patterns in the form of the letter S, with an embroidered inscription under them BOSTON PLYMOUTH.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1082/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  boys’ sweatshirt
 
Brand: Xue Mei
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: A-8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2943324510207
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles on the ends 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:  Boy’s sweatshirt with hood and kangaroo pocket. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Football Sport & Power", two facing "3" and two figures kicking footballs.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1083/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ outfit
 
Brand: Tingba
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 84001N
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6938073840015
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood with toggles on the ends and injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the waist area.


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

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

 
Description:  Girl’s outfit in pink colour consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes a non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "NICE GIRL" and flowers. The left pocket of the sweater and the trousers are decorated with an inscription: "miss" and a crown.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1085/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Marcelin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Code – 1033108
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area which are 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 dress in pink colour with shoulder straps and high waist. There are patterns of flowers and grey functional cords.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1052/12       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Lantern
 
Brand: Trend Design
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  435105
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The wood can catch fire when there is a burning candle inside the lantern.


One incident reported.
 

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

 
Description:  Square-shaped wooden table lantern with windows and metal top for use with candles. Outer measures 13cm x 13cm x 42cm. Colour: black/dark-green or white. Wooden floor without fire-resistant cover. Sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1051/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Wok
 
Brand: Tristar
 
Name: Wok/Crepes Set
 
Type / number of model:  BP-2973
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8713016029737
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
During use, the metal surface of the handle of the pan becomes too hot and could cause burns if it was touched by the user. Users are likely to include children.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Wok set.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29

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Alert number: A12/1055/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Food mixer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Smoothie Maker
 
Type / number of model:  BN 9003
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch COCO34
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
When the blade holder has been removed, the user has access to metal parts which are in contact with live parts that are insufficiently insulated.

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

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

 
Description:  Food mixer consisting of a base to which an ingredients receptacle with mixer/centrifuge and blades can be attached. 230 V 50HZ 300W.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 29