Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 30 ( Published on: 27/07/2012)
Corrigendum
Notification A12/1105/12 from week 30 of 2012 has been permanently removed following further information received from the notifying country.

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1115/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Plastic chair
 
Brand: Vog
 
Name: Tressi
 
Type / number of model:  VOG 500140
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8003572001033
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient mechanical strength and may break during use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Dark blue plastic chair with low back.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1096/12       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Baby seat with cover
 
Brand: Weilong
 
Name: Sun Attraction - Baby seat with cover
 
Type / number of model:  YC13051
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4713453130519 , 5291410069076
 
Risk type:  Drowning
 
The product poses a risk of drowning because children may capsize in the seat and their head may go under water.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138-3 according to which swim seats must not give the impression that they are toys, and must not have a colourful and decorative appearance.
 

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

 
Description:  Floating baby seat with cover (70cm x 56cm) in a shape of a racing car, packed in a transparent bag. Into the package there is a big carton label with users´ information in many languages.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1103/12       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Alina
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. ER9616 item number on invoice 2. ER9753 item number on invoice
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because it contains 18 % of cadmium, exceeding the limit of 0.01%.

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  1. 3 pairs of different earrings: a) small (diameter 6 mm) metallic with many diamond like stones, b) medium size (diameter 8 mm) black pearl like stone and c) larger (diameter 12 mm) metallic round shaped earring with one diamond like stone in the middle 2. A pair of hanging earrings of oval shape and with leaf like decorations.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1086/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Well
 
Name: Christmas LED Twinkle Lights
 
Type / number of model:  LIGHT-STRING-LED-100BE-WIRE-GN-WELL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 948636 014716
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The product poses 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 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:  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 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1097/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: KAWASAKI
 
Name: Ninja 250R
 
Type / number of model:  Motorcycles, Models EX250K8/9/A/B/C, Ninja 250R
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On concerned units the vehicle down sensor's operation may be affected by vibration through its mounting bracket under certain operating conditions. This could cause the engine to stop running.


 

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

 
Description:  The recall affects motorcycles with serial numbers: 1. EX250K8: from JKAEX250KKDA00055 to JKAEX250KKDA06119 2. EX250K9: from JKAEX250KKDA05761 to JKAEX250KKDA21462 3. EX250KA: from JKAEX250KKDA18964 to JKAEX250KKDA28609 4. EX250KB: from JKAEX250KKDA29052 to JKAEX250KKDA36991 5. EX250KC: from JKAEX250KKDA38229 to JKAEX250KKDA47316
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Bulgaria, Estonia, Sweden, Hungary, Finland, Slovenia, Portugal, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1098/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: PEUGEOT
 
Name: PEUGEOT 207
 
Type / number of model:  207 (recall campaign ZDP)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The incorrect dimensions of the battery earth cable may cause it to break. The loss of the electrical connection may cause the engine to stop.
 

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

 
Description:  Passengers’ cars, model 207 The recall concerns vehicles, with VINs: • 3-door versions: from VF3WA8FP0AT096054 to VF3WA8FP0BW037070 • 5-door versions: from VF3WC8FP0AE092605 to VF3WC8FP0BW035326.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Norway, Sweden, Hungary, Denmark, Finland, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1104/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chrysler
 
Name: Chrysler Voyager
 
Type / number of model:  Type: RT, EC type approval number: e11*2001/116*0144, built in 2012
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A possible defect in the boot lid's trapped object sensor can lead to an increased risk of injury.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1088/12       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Gardening gloves
 
Brand: AJS - Le jardin en couleurs
 
Name: Pratic
 
Type / number of model:  Unknow
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3 414901 895073
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the leather contains 15.2 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Directive and the relevant European standard EN 420.
 

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

 
Description:  Gloves made of blue material with white floral print and white leather on the palm, with adjustable self-adhesive closure. Gloves have no marking.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria

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Alert number: A12/1106/12       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Bright Star Fireworks
 
Name: Golden Dream
 
Type / number of model:  Model: Golden Dream 16 skuds vinkelbatteri Danish registration no.: SIK-0053511922
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Damage to hearing, Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of burns and damage to sight because it may not stay upright in the original position under function. If the article falls over under function, there is a risk of being hit by particles of the fireworks. The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high.


The product does not comply with the standard 14035-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery of fireworks – NEC 198,5g, 16 shots angel cake. The cake is black with golden text.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1092/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll
 
Brand: Fashion
 
Name: Fashion girl
 
Type / number of model:  No.T2068
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1256/171019149
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the doll contains 19% 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): Ban on the marketing of the product. Seizure of the product

 
Description:  The doll is packaged in a cardboard box with a clear plastic front. There are various legends in English on the packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1099/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Lovely Phone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 892-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7290105039743
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing due to the high sound level and poses a chemical risk because the lid of the button cell compartment can be opened easily without using a tool, thus, the buttons cells become accessible for children who can swallow them.


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

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

 
Description:  Blue and white plastic, flip children’s mobile phone with flashing antenna. By pressing the buttons, it plays 4 various sounds. It is operated with 2x LR 44 button cells.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1100/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Beautiful Girls
 
Name: Vogue Style Girls
 
Type / number of model:  Model NO. 8833
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6917854651644
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 30% 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 and recall from end users.

 
Description:  The doll kit includes a doll, a pair of green boots and a pink cocktail dress. The plastic doll with hair has a red dress which is decorated with moons and stars. The doll is in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1107/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic fishing set
 
Brand: Rasehorn
 
Name: Fishing
 
Type / number of model:  No-2270 or 2271
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029069314107
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains accessible magnet that can easily be detached and swallowed by small children. In addition, the magnetic flux index of the magnets is too high.


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

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

 
Description:  A toy fishing set made of soft plastic. The set consists of a 210 mm long fishing rod with a magnet attached on the end of a string and of four sea animals in bright colours, which are 65 mm long.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/1091/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Slippers
 
Brand: Unipri
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item KD 08-58, CLT 1764
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 285 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s slippers with sachets containing a dehydrating substance. They emit a strong smell of chemicals. The dehydrating sachet has inscriptions: “Non manglare“, “Nicht essen”, „Do not eat”, “Nepas manger”, “Niet eten”, “Not mon glare”. The upper of the slippers is made of fabric in orange and blue, the insole is made of beige fabric with black dots, the outer sole is made of artificial material in black. On the upper there are sewn textile figures – in the shape of a cow’s head, with small balls as eyes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1093/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: AD miring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: SY-29
 
Batch number / Barcode:  70045059955
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring placed in the hood 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:  Light blue sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pockets for children. The hood includes not fixed drawstring. The product is decorated with hearts in medium blue, dark blue and yellow. Size: 104,116,128.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1094/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s jacket
 
Brand: Urus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: C 801
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to 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:  Cyclamen-coloured artificial leather jacket with hood and zip-fastener for girls. The hood can be removed with using zipper. The hood includes elastic drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 8,10,12,14,16.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1101/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Q.X.DOU
 
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 functional cords with free ends hanging below the lower hem of the trouser-legs. In addition, the cords 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:  Girls’ short trousers, with labels containing information in Bulgarian about the country of origin, the importer, the item and the type of the product with functional cords hanging below the lower hem of the trouser-legs.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1102/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Huan Le Dao
 
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 area and elastic cords with plastic toggles which form a protruding loop in the lower section of the jacket.


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 for children up to 7 and 14 years of age/, blue colour, with appliquéd patterns of animals and an external pocket, with a zipper and a hood supplied with cords and plastic toggles and also with elastic cords with stoppers that form a protruding loop in the lower section of the jacket.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1108/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's leisure trousers
 
Brand: Sanbest
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: SB 357
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of 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): Recall of the product from end users.

 
Description:  Children’s leisure trousers with two pockets. The left pant leg is decorated with inscriptions: "GLAMOUR GIRLS, CHOICE, GLUB 58 ". The waist part of the trousers includes a non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in dark blue, orange, pink and red colour. Size: 146-158.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1109/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's leisure trousers
 
Brand: Sunsea
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: Q-24
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a not fixed 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.

 
Description:  Children’s leisure trousers. The left pant leg is decorated with embroidered flowers. The waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstring. The product is available in green, pink and beige colour. Size: 104-128.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1110/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's leisure trousers
 
Brand: AD miring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model. TK-886
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 453002 698165
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a not fixed drawstring in the waist area.



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

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

 
Description:  Children’s leisure trousers with two pockets. The left leg of the trousers is decorated with an inscription: "AD SPORT FASION ". The right leg of the trousers is decorated with an inscription: “CALLINOUS SPORTS”. The waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstring. The product is available in dark blue, light blue and pink colour. Size: 152-158.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1111/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls bikini
 
Brand: Duet
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords 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.

 
Description:  Girls’ bikini consisting of two parts, many-coloured. 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, size and treatment symbols.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1112/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's leisure trousers
 
Brand: AD miring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TK-887
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 453002 698165
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of 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 leisure trousers available in different colours (light blue, brown and pink) with two pockets. The upper left leg of the trousers is decorated with flowers and the inscription „PARLOU OUDEMEI”. The waist part of the trousers includes a non-fixed drawstring. Sizes: 146-164.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1113/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shorts
 
Brand: Goloxy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: MQ-947
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 501947315835
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of 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.

 
Description:  The waist part of the shorts includes non-fixed drawstring. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „ELS"rgb CONCEPT PERSON S, SPORT, SIND 1985, FOOTBALL” and a child figure with football. The product is available in dark blue and grey colours. Size: 110-158.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1114/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ coat
 
Brand: Seagull
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CSQ-1244
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with knots and plastic toggles 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:  Girls’ coat in pink colour with lining, hood and zip fastener. The hood includes a drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: „SEAGULL ". Size: 98.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1116/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s bikini
 
Brand: Union-Star
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DO8324
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots and beads in the neck and 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:  Girls’ bikini in white-blue colours The top of the bikini can be tied with functional cords in the neck area. The bottom of the bikini can be tied with functional cords in the waist area. There are knots and plastic beads at the end of the cords. Size: 110, 116, 122.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1117/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coat
 
Brand: Nice Wear
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F-31
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05966699857712
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with plastic toggles at 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.

 
Description:  Light blue children’s coat with lining, hood and zip fastener. The hood is decorated with fur and can be removed by using a zipper. The hood includes drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: „Fashion", embroidered roses and strasses. Size: 2-4 years.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1118/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  night shirt
 
Brand: Justin Bieber
 
Name: Justin Bieber
 
Type / number of model:  Argos Catalogue Numbers - 812/3343; 812/3374; 812/3381; 812/3415
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8123343/ 8123374, 8123381/8123415
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns if child is exposed to an open fire or flame source.


The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's nightshirt with Justin Bieber name and picture on front.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1087/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric fryer
 
Brand: Princess
 
Name: ELECTRIC FRYER 4L PRO 2000W
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. : 182004
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknow
 
Risk type:  Burns, Cuts, Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of burns, cuts and electric shock because:


·         the temperatures of the metallic parts accessible when in operation are too high


·         the edges of the metallic lid are sharp


·         the earth terminals are insufficiently fastened in place


·         there is insufficient protection of live parts and creepage distances are insufficient


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

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

 
Description:  Stainless steel fryer with metallic lid, vat, chip basket, filter, vat base
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1089/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger for mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Mini Multi Charger
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:


·         the creepage distances and clearances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient


·         there are missing fastenings on various soldered connections: if a wire disconnects, the creepage distances and the clearances can be reduced.


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

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

 
Description:  Charger for mobile phone. Blister packaging in plastic and cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1090/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Charger for mobile phone
 
Brand: Yong Xing Tong
 
Name: USB Charger
 
Type / number of model:  YXT-030
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:


·         the creepage distances and clearances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient


·         there are missing fastenings on various soldered connections: if a wire disconnects, the creepage distances and the clearances can be reduced.


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

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

 
Description:  Charger for mobile phone. Plastic blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30

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Alert number: A12/1095/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Pest repeller
 
Brand: RIDDEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ZT09031
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a serious risk of electric shock due to the absence of markings and the poor assembly components. The cover can be moved easily and cause overheating resulting in melting of part of the outer casing thus exposing live parts.


This 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, recall from end users and destruction of the product. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Ultrasonic and electromagnetic pest repeller.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 30
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Malta, Hungary