Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 40 ( Published on: 12/10/2012)
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Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1477/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bunk-bed for children
 
Brand: Cabino
 
Name: City Bus
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the safety barriers are not complete or are missing, and the height of the safety barriers measured from the bed bottom and the mattress was too low. Persons on the bed can fall from the bed. In addition, the opening between the upper step of the ladder and the bedframe is too big and a child could become entrapped.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 747-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden bunk-bed in the shape of a red and yellow bus; 2 sleeping levels.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1478/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Bunk-bed for children
 
Brand: Cabino
 
Name: Locomotief (locomotive)
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the safety barriers are not complete or are missing and the height of the safety barrier measured from the bed bottom and the mattress is too low. Persons on the bed can fall from the bed. In addition, the opening between the upper step of the ladder and the bedframe is too big and a child could become entrapped.




The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 747-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Wooden bunk-bed in the shape of a locomotive, blue/yellow/grey coloured, 2 sleeping levels.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1470/12       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: BOB Laser
 
Name: Infrared Laser Pointer
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is a class 4 laser. The fact that the beam is not visible makes the risk higher. In addition, the information provided is insufficient with regards to the laser class and warnings.

With respect to the provision of warnings and safety information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
 

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

 
Description:  Handheld laser 2000 mW, Class 4, Infrared wavelength 808 nm with adjustable focus. Black, on/off button, key lock and wrist cord.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1508/12       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Yakuza INK
 
Name: Smoke of London X2
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  77327
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.67 mg/kg of cadmium.

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up' cadmium should not be present above 0.2 mg/kg in tattoo ink.
 

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

 
Description:  30 ml bottle indicating brand, lot, expiry date and producer.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1474/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger cars
 
Brand: Volvo
 
Name: V60, V70, XC70, S80
 
Type / number of model:  V60 (MY12) 046158 - 088167 V60 (MY13) 090145 - 101205 V70 (MY12) 241063 - 247816 V70 (MY13) 249103 - 255863 XC70 (MY12) 139674 - 145327 XC70 (MY13) 146101 - 150238 S80 (MY12) 160866 - 164146 S80 (MY13) 165148 - 166998
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wiper-arm mechanism may chafe against the brake booster vacuum line. If this occurs, it could lead to a gradual reduction of the power-assisted braking and more effort would need to be applied to the brake pedal than usual to slow the vehicle down. In the worst cases, the reduction of braking assistance could occur suddenly without any prior warning.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger cars
Country of origin:  Sweden
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1485/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Drinking straws
 
Brand: Out Of The Blue
 
Name: Fun Straw
 
Type / number of model:  61/1041
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4029811268818
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because the connecting pieces can be easily pulled off and swallowed by small children.
 

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

 
Description:  The package contains plastic straws in various colours with colourful connecting pieces.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1507/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Ladder
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Aluminium Multi-Purpose Ladder
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ladder can break during use.

One accident reported.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Multifunctional ladder, 6in1, without platform.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1513/12       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother-holder
 
Brand: Lajade Accessories
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the beads can break off and be swallowed by small children, and a risk of strangulation because the product is too long.





The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
 

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

 
Description:  Personalised soother-holder. Ribbon with decorative beads and a clip to attach to the soother. The product includes beads with letters on them to spell the baby's name.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1473/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic fishing game
 
Brand: FANTASTIKO
 
Name: Fishing
 
Type / number of model:  REF. 8117
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8424345081173
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of choking and injuries (intestinal blockage) because it contains magnets with too high magnetic flux which can be easily detached and swallowed by children.




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

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

 
Description:  Fishing game consisting of a rod and six fish. The packaging is a transparent blister pack, making it possible to see the contents. A label on the back contains information on the person responsible and warning notices.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1481/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft stuffed toy (rabbit)
 
Brand: Countryfield
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art. Nos. 605733 and 605731
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8717786057334 and 8717786057310
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the button from the arm comes loose and may be swallowed by small children.


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

 
Description:  Soft stuffed toy (rabbit) with rotating arms. Length: 30 cm. No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Belgium

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Alert number: A12/1490/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Angel
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  br/>Product: Plastic doll with accessories Brand: Angel Name: The Beautiful Girl Set Model No. 2388
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9910304026631
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 34 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.16% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  The doll kit includes a 25 cm doll, 1 mirror, 1 plastic bag and 2 short dresses. The plastic doll with red and pink hair is dressed in a long, tulle dress. The packaging is a cardboard box with a transparent window. The inscriptions on the packaging: "ANGEL” “The beautiful girls set My Delicate FASHION VOGUE GIRL" "Modern time everlasting friendship"
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1491/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic boy doll
 
Brand: Kenny
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: R 8212
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906819000123
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 31 % by weight of di-(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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  A boy doll is packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent window. The 30 cm tall, brown-haired boy doll is dressed in shirt, T-shirt, jeans and shoes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1501/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Sheng Fa
 
Name: World Miss
 
Type / number of model:  Item No. DO291732 (on self-adhesive labels); No. 801 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906802917322
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 27 % by weight of di-(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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  Doll packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent window. The fair-haired doll is dressed in a purple and silver shimmery short dress.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1502/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Fun Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: A0761/6689-1; Item No: 6689
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4895138760108
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 31 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.26% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  The doll kit includes a doll, a pink plastic comb, a bag and a butterfly-shaped hair clip. The plastic doll is dressed in a gold and silver patterned pink dress. The packaging is a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1505/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden blocks
 
Brand: Madej
 
Name: Zabawka Drewniana KLOCKI
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN code: 5900851297930
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (2 blue pieces in the shape of a semi-cylinder) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.



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

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product (By: Other)

 
Description:  31 pieces of wooden building blocks in various shapes and colours. Packaged in a cardboard box with information in Polish.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland

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Alert number: A12/1514/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic strands – Scoubidou
 
Brand: Top Media
 
Name:  1. Scoubidou – Twisted 2. Scoubidou – Luminous 3. Scoubidou – Neon
 
Type / number of model:  1. Scoubidou - Twisted: Art.-No 170300 2. Scoubidou - Luminous: Art.-No 170317 3. Scoubidou - Neon: Art.-No 170287
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. EAN-No: 4 260223 170300 2. EAN-No: 4 260223 170317 3. EAN-No: 4 260223 170287
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains:

1.10% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 8.3% by weight of Di isononyl phthalate (DINP);

2.2.3% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 12% by weight of Di isononyl phthalate (DINP);

3. 3.5% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 12% by weight of Di isononyl phthalate (DINP);

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic "Scoubidou" strands in a range of colours, approximately 1m in length, 35 bundles per pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1471/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies’ shoes
 
Brand: BATA
 
Name: FLEXIBLE PELLA VERA
 
Type / number of model:  1327
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 42.2 mg/kg of Chromium (VI).

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

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

 
Description:  Ladies’ shoes with a flat sole made of thermo rubber. The upper is made of leather in black. The lining and the insole are made of leather in beige. On the inner side of each shoe there is an identification number written in golden figures.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1475/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' top
 
Brand: RNS Ronis
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses the risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area that are intended to be tied at the back.

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’ top with textile cords in the neck area intended to be tied at the back of the neck. On the front there is an inscription „From Paris with love, mon amour”, a printed pattern of people and a dog.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1479/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Ticket to Heaven
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style No. 300-781-081
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords in the neck and waist area and at the back of the bikini.




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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  Bikini with pink stripes and green cords or with red stripes and blue cords. Striped bikini with elastic cords to be tied at the neck, on the back and at the side of the panties.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland

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Alert number: A12/1480/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Ticket to Heaven
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style No. 312-836-111
 
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 and recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Pink bikini with red flowers and orange cords for tying at the neck and at the back. The cords are folded and hemmed at the ends.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1482/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ bikini
 
Brand: Katia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  6033
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of halter neck cords and 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): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Green coloured, floral bikini for girls up to 8 years old. The bikini has elastic, red coloured cords in the neck and waist area. The set also contains a green coloured, floral skirt.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1483/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' top
 
Brand: Spin Rose
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  8283, (8283B on the label seamed on the garment)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the sleeves and in the waist area. The loop of the drawstrings 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:  Green top intended for girls up to 4 years old. There are drawstrings at the sleeves and in the waist area. The top is decorated with a big butterfly.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1484/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: Kids Star
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  6715
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area of the trousers.

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’ white trousers for children of 6 years. The trousers have white functional cords at the waist area. The length of the cords is approximately 41 cm each.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1486/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ shoes
 
Brand: FEIDILO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (rhinestones) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s sandals in white, pink and red colours. The upper is made of imitation patent leather, with sizes from 15 to 19 marked on the sole, the inscription FEIDILO on the insole, two straps – above the heel and the upper of the sole, an attached textile butterfly with approx. 40 glass rhinestones that are easily detachable and measure about 3 mm. There is a cardboard label bearing the inscription “OO EE” and warnings in English.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1487/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Kay Syan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Q-221
 
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 that are made of an elastic material.

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 outfit consisting of two parts – a dress and a bolero. The dress has a skirt made up of flounces and an elastic top with shoulder straps. The bolero is short-sleeved and has elastic cords in the neck area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1488/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’coat
 
Brand: E+E eJe
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3080831004023
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring placed in the hood with knots and 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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  Pink lined coat for children. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with embroidered inscriptions: „ Love Fashion Girls” and „Lovely Girl” and butterflies. Size: 3
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1489/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coats
 
Brand: Focus Clone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  15,813 2.6811;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 4893940058134 2. 4893940068119
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The products pose a serious risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings placed in the hoods with 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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  1. Green lined coat for children. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an embroidered inscription: „ Welcome” a dolphin, a heart and tulips. Size: 4 2. Hooded and lined coat for children. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „ Happyday Pricesse”, „Active Sport”, „3” and „6” a hockey stick and hockey puck. Size: 4,6
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1492/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' swimming trunks
 
Brand: JIAYUN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3114
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries

due to the presence of a cord with free ends not fixed in at least one point inside the waistband.

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’ swimming trunks (shorts). In the waist area there are cords secured against unravelling but which are not fixed to the garment in one point.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1493/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' swimming trunks
 
Brand: Samegame
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  238-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends not fixed in at least one point inside the waistband.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Boys’ swimming trunks (briefs). In the waist area there are cords secured against unravelling but which are not fixed to the garment in one point.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1494/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: RNS Ronis
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
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:  Children’s dress in cyclamen colour, with short sleeves, a low waistline and a round neckline. In the area of the shoulders and sleeves there is an attached short cape supplied with functional cords in the neck area. On the front there are printed patterns of small figures of children and the inscription "SHOW".
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1495/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: JSY KIDS
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BH-003/3A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords with free ends that are intended to be tied at the shoulders.

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 shoulder straps, intended for children up to 7 years of age. On the front there are pictures of the cartoon character "Jerry" the mouse and roses. (THE PRODUCT MAY BE A COUNTERFEIT). No packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1496/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: SHENBINGZHIYI
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LOTN03100140
 
Batch number / Barcode:  05723228613/013625724893
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence functional cords with free ends that are intended to be tied at the shoulders.

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 – a top and a pair of trousers. The top has shoulder straps with free ends. No packaging
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1497/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: AOLES
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: YF9246
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings placed in the hood with 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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  Orange jacket for children. The hood includes an unfixed drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with white stripes. Sizes: 152 &158.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1498/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ sweatshirt
 
Brand: H&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  textiles and fashion items Product: Girls’ sweatshirt Brand: H&S Name: Unknown Model: R-5795B
 
Batch number / Barcode:  558258168
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring placed in the hood with knots and 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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  Girls’ sweatshirt with hood, kangaroo pocket and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Nice Mount ain” and „Stage" and a girl’s head with hat. The hood includes an unfixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 134, 140, 152, 158, 164.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1499/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men's leather wristband
 
Brand: Bijou Brigitte
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EO42.597.610/2
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the leather wristband contains azo dyes releasing 801.6 mg/kg of benzidine and 88.5 mg/kg of 4-aminobiphenyl exceeding the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Black, split leather wristband with four press studs.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1500/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YuMei
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  59985221119569
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords in the neck area and at the back of the bikini.


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 for children up to 13 years of age. The top can be adjusted and tied with two separate functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The product is available in blue, yellow, red and pink colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1503/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Chernomorka
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1557
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1000101781074
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords with free ends that are intended to be tied at the shoulders and which are 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:  Children’s outfit consisting of a T-shirt and a pair of overalls produced with shoulder straps with free ends.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1504/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Chernomorka
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model 1552
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1000102164012
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps.


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 outfit consisting of a body garment and a dress produced with shoulder straps.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1506/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' overalls
 
Brand: bdiILALiM
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The products pose the risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps with free ends intended to be tied on the shoulders and 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 short overalls. On the front there are printed patterns of butterflies and the inscription: 'it`s party time', in various colours, with shoulder straps. Size: 110, 116, 122 and 128. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1509/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' top
 
Brand: Sevtex & Gabrovo
 
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 cords in the shoulder 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' yellow t-shirt top made of cotton with free ends cords. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1510/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' shorts
 
Brand: Ildes
 
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 cords in the waist area which are too long and are not fixed in at least one point 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:  Children’s Bermuda shorts with a functional cord in the waist area and 3 pockets. The product is decorated with the inscription: "Ildes kids sport". No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1511/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' shorts
 
Brand: Ildes
 
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 cords in the waist area which are too long and are not fixed in at least one point 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:  Children’s Bermuda shorts with a functional cord in the waist area and 3 pockets. The product is decorated with the inscription: "Ildes boys Entertainment Acceleration". No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1512/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: YSF WALENTI
 
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 cord in the waist area that 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 dress with hood, intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a fastening cord in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1515/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ shoes
 
Brand: AHIEVE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 2515-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 235.61 mg/kg by weight dimethylfumarate (DMF). Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to the REACH Regulation.


The product also poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (a rhinestone) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.
 

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

 
Description:  Girls’ shoes with a pink sole and white upper, on which there is a ribbon with a rhinestone in the form of a flower, and a pink strap with a self-adhesive band. The shoes are packed in a cellophane bag in which there is a sachet bearing the inscription “SILICA GEL”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40

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Alert number: A12/1472/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adaptor
 
Brand: EXTRASTAR
 
Name: Ladrón de 3 plana
 
Type / number of model:  Model G3C1-/3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8432011600337
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire as the dimensions of the entry holes are not as required and it is possible to connect a plug with a rating higher than the adaptor into the socket.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  White, electrical, three-way adaptor in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 40