Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 43 ( Published on: 26/10/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1590/12       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Gas barbecue
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: BBQ Grill
 
Type / number of model:  HSQ-B214S, HSQ-B215S, HSQ-B216S
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The user has to assemble the side burner, gas hoses (including the internal hose) and gas regulator themselves. Furthermore, they have to adjust the primary air for each burner. Since the internal gas hose is of an unknown type, and the gas circuit is not factory-assembled, there is a risk of gas leakage which could lead to burns if the leaking gas is ignited.


The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas barbecues in stainless steel with 4, 5 or 6 burners and a side burner.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1591/12       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Gas barbecue
 
Brand: Bearsafe
 
Name: Gas BBQ
 
Type / number of model:  HSQ-B214S, HSQ-B215S, HSQ-B216S
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The consumers have to mount the side burner, gas hoses (including the internal hose) and gas regulator themselves. Furthermore they have to adjust the primary air for each burner. Since the internal gas hose is of an unknown type, and the gas circuit is not factory assembled there is a risk of gas leakage which could lead to burns if the leaking gas is ignited.


The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Gas barbecues in stainless steel with 4, 5 or 6 burners and a side burner.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1605/12       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings
 
Brand: Seppälä
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Item number in invoice is 129790 B-SP 2. Item number in invoice is 129790 ASP
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk because the metal material of each product contains cadmium, exceeding the limit of 0.01%. The quantity of cadmium by weight is:

1. Metal material of animal head figure contains cadmium 31 %.

2. Metal material of animal head figure contains cadmium 29 %.

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  1. A pair of hanging silver/metallic earrings with a metallic animal head figure and a black feather for decoration. Attached to a pink plastic label. 2. A pair of hanging silver/metallic earrings with a metallic animal head figure and a black and white feather for decoration. Attached to a pink plastic label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1595/12       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Eternal Ink
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Golden yellow
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot 140, batch 010, use-by date 20/05/2014
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.74 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 in levels above 0.2 mg/kg in tattoo ink.
 

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

 
Description:  Tattoo Ink, 30 ml bottle bearing the brand, lot, use-by date, producer and importer details.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1601/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: LED Energie
 
Name: LED Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  936724
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 430035 360390
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distance between live parts and the accessible metallic body of the lamp is inadequate.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60968 and EN 62031.
 

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

 
Description:  LED lamp. DR-3W-GU10, 240V, 50/60Hz.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1602/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: LED Energie
 
Name: LED Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  936726
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 430035 360406
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distance between live parts and the accessible metallic body of the lamp is inadequate.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60968 and EN 62031.
 

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

 
Description:  LED lamp. DR-3W-GU10, 240V, 50/60Hz.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1579/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: CITROEN
 
Name: C3, C3 Picasso, DS3
 
Type / number of model:  EC type approvals: C3: e2*2007/46*0003*11, e2*2007/46*0003*12, e2*2007/46*0003*13, e2*2007/46*0003*14, e2*2007/46*0003*15, e2*2007/46*0003*16 C3 Picasso: e2*2001/116*0371*12, e2*2001/116*0371*13 DS3: e2*2007/46*0003*11, e2*2007/46*0003*12, e2*2007/46*0003*13, e2*2007/46*0003*15, e2*2007/46*0003*16 The recall concerns the vehicles produced from 07/02/2011 to 26/01/2012, with VINs: C3: from VF7ATTENTAA698830 to VF7SCZMZOBW629283 C3 Picasso: from VF7SH5FJ8BT548662 to VF7SH9HR8CT504008 DS3: from VF7ATTENTBW596528 to VF7SAHMZOBW606718
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
One of the components of the ABS/ESP hydraulic system may not meet the manufacturer’s required specification which could alter the functioning of the anti-lock braking system and the electronic stability control and cause an accident
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Portugal, Finland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/1581/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Chevrolet
 
Name: Orlando
 
Type / number of model:  KL1Y; EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0224* The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2012.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The guide hooks connecting the seats to the car body may not have been fitted correctly for the third-row of seats. In a crash situation the seats may detach from the car body.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Hungary, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1585/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: FORD
 
Name: Fiesta
 
Type / number of model:  The recall concerns Fiesta Van vehicles without passenger airbag, produced between 30.09.2008 and 14.05.2012.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a possibility that the bolt securing the seat belt 'D' ring to the 'B' pillar on the passenger side of the vehicle could separate from the B pillar during a severe accident, causing injuries to the front passenger.
 

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

 
Description:  Van.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Spain, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Finland, Portugal, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1587/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Fisker
 
Name: Karma
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles affected were manufactured between 4 July 2011 and 9 July 2012.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A manufacturing defect in the low temperature cooling fan could lead to melting of the circuit board and wires within the fan motor housing. This could lead to a short-circuit which may ignite the fan housing and shroud and subsequently the surrounding components.
 

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

 
Description:  Plug-in, hybrid passenger car.
Country of origin:  Finland
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1603/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Nissan
 
Name: XTrail
 
Type / number of model:  T31. Affected vehicles are right-hand drive vehicles equipped with 2.0 litre diesel (M9R) engine and were produced from 21/12/2006 to 27/04/2012.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The engine bay insulation may have insufficient clearance from the turbocharger. As a result, there is a possible risk of fire in the engine compartment due to overheating of the engine bay insulation due to the high temperature of the turbocharger.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Malta, United Kingdom

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Alert number: A12/1596/12       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children’s dish
 
Brand: EMSA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MAX/2364050600
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4500114954, EAN 009049186955
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The seal on the hotplate is not airtight. If the hotplate is overturned, hot water leaks out and the child could get burned by the leaking hot water.
 

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

 
Description:  Double-thickness hotplate with matching spoon (yellow/green). Diameter 21 cm.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1584/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Moxie Girl <font color="#ff0000">The product is counterfeit</font>
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No. 57179
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8810101516902
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 26.33 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.19 % by weight of di-butyl phthalate (DBP). The body of the doll contains 1.92% by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and, in addition, 0.6 % by weight 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

 
Description:  Plastic doll with accessories in a cardboard box. The genuine MOXIE GIRLZ are not the subject of the withdrawal/recall and consumers can distinguish the original by looking out for the MGA trademark and logo
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1586/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Kongsing
 
Name: Baby Darling
 
Type / number of model:  9803-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8100020051364
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because various parts contain 29.13 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition the product contains 1.15% by weight of di-isonylephthalate (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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

 
Description:  Doll sold in cardboard box, wearing a hat and a baby's outfit in blue and pink.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1588/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic baby doll
 
Brand: Rongdafeng
 
Name: Crawling Baby
 
Type / number of model:  No. 666-3
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4135191288237
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 18.93 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.14 % by weight of di-butyl 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.

 
Description:  Plastic baby doll in a cardboard box with the inscription "TOYS Superior".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1589/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy musical instrument
 
Brand: Marek
 
Name: Glockenspiel 10-tone
 
Type / number of model:  M03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5905392000025
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because various buttons from the sound bars can come loose and may be swallowed by small children.


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

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

 
Description:  Xylophone, packed in transparent plastic.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1593/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Funny Car
 
Type / number of model:  685
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907551616023
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because small parts could be detached and swallowed by a child.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy car in cardboard and plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1597/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Magic Phone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  29028A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6924878557906
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high.

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

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

 
Description:  Toy mobile phone made of white and red-coloured plastic and packaged in a cardboard box. By pressing the buttons it plays various sounds.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1606/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Lian Yi
 
Name: Lovely Girl
 
Type / number of model:  Model 2395
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5823331123737
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 29 % di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.19% 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.

 
Description:  The doll kit includes a doll, 1 pink mirror and 1 pink hairbrush. The doll wears a crown and a lacy dress. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1607/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Lovely Mobile Phone
 
Type / number of model:  687
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing due to the high sound level. It poses a chemical and choking risk because the lid of the button cell compartment can be opened easily without using a tool and the button cells thus 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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  Pink and white plastic, flip-open, children’s mobile phone with pink case. By pressing the buttons it plays four sounds and flashes. It is operated with 3 button cell batteries.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1608/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Street Music
 
Name: Music Cellphone
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  690000267420
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking, Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing due to the high sound level. It poses a chemical and choking risk because the lid of the button cell compartment can be opened easily without using a tool and the button cells thus 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 of the product from end users

 
Description:  Black and white plastic, flip-open, children’s mobile phone. By pressing the buttons it plays five sounds. It is operated with 2 button cell batteries. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1580/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Pyjama suit
 
Brand: St. Bernard
 
Name: Baby Pink, Blue/Red, Aqua and Navy.
 
Type / number of model:  Style number 7318340
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because they contain small parts (the button closure) that can be easily detached and swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies' pyjama suit in different colours. Size: from 6-12 months up to 4-5 years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1582/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: Energy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  School C048
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and the waist area.


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

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

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of 2 pieces - a pair of trousers and a sweatshirt - intended for children up to 8 years old. The sweatshirt has a hood which is designed with a cord. It is fastened with a zip placed in the middle.
Country of origin:  Syria
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1599/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shorts
 
Brand: Flame
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  T145/120420/122 RW
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5048502 3604001
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the red/orange polyester pocket lining contains azo dyes 4-aminoazobenzene in a concentration of 363/344 mg/kg. This exceeds the limit of 30 mg/kg.


The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  A red and orange pair of shorts with a dark brown plaited belt.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia, Belgium

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Alert number: A12/1600/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing
 
Brand: Bordo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Y-2012
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords that have free ends in the waist and shoulder 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’ overall shorts for children up to 14 years, with an unsecured decorative cord with free ends in the waist area with a length of about 25 cm each. Shoulder ties with a width of 3-4 cm of loose ends for tying the shoulders to join the front and back of the garment. There is an inscription on the front: "Flowers GIRLS HAPPY GO TO IT CJRCUS"; colours white, purple or grey.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1592/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Body cream
 
Brand: Gigi
 
Name: Bikini Soothing Cream
 
Type / number of model:  0480
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9H20B 811
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
This product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.0% of lidocaine which is a prohibited substance in cosmetics.

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

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

 
Description:  Soothing cream in a plastic tube sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: A12/1583/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Ultra Max
 
Name: Travel Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  ADPUMXWOR11
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5036446807908
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         live parts are accessible through the apertures.;

·         it has a socket for inserting an earthing pin but there is no provision for an earth connection within the adaptor;

·         it does not incorporate a fuse link.

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:  Travel plug adaptor, sold in transparent packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1594/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adaptor
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Travelers' Plug
 
Type / number of model:  MWU2FR
 
Batch number / Barcode:  080558306274
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
It is possible for the user to touch live parts.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  Travel plug adaptor in plastic and cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1598/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Rechargeable torch
 
Brand: Bright
 
Name: Latarka na Akumulatorki LED
 
Type / number of model:  LED-905
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6939020402058
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
External parts which provide electrical insulation are not sufficiently resistant to heat.

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

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

 
Description:  Handheld, rechargeable torch in a plastic blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1604/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power inverter
 
Brand: Bison
 
Name: Power Inverter
 
Type / number of model:  WETE 150W
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The socket-outlet of the product does not fulfil the requirements for access to live parts as, when a plug is inserted into the socket, the live pin of the plug can be touched by the user.

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

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

 
Description:  Power inverter: DC 12V to AC 230V.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43

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Alert number: A12/1609/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains adaptor
 
Brand: Power
 
Name: Universal Notebook AC and Car Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  YH-8100 2 IN 1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60558.
 

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

 
Description:  Switch-mode power supply in a yellow and blue box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 43