Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 44 ( Published on: 02/11/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1631/12       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Barbecue grill
 
Brand: Bodum
 
Name: Fyrkat
 
Type / number of model:  Reference: 10630-565
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The stand can reach a very high temperature during use leading to a risk of fire and burns.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1860.
 

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

 
Description: 
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Denmark, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1618/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Night-light
 
Brand: Qiaolian
 
Name: LED Night Lighting
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 205
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 6 947551 990173
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The cover and the bulb can be removed without using tools when the night-light is plugged into a mains socket outlet. As a result, live parts can be touched during bulb replacement.

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

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

 
Description:  Night-light that plugs directly into a socket outlet.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1624/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: Boa Lights
 
Name: Bordslampa
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7331121254243
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The electrical insulation of the transformer is not sufficient. The creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer are not sufficient. Transformer failure might lead to access to live parts.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description:  Table lamp for children in the form of a small pink house. Supplied with transformer: "LED driver", NFED-065010-IP20.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Sweden
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1616/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Range Rover
 
Type / number of model:  Model year 2012
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall concerns vehicles built on 24 November 2011. VIN range SALLMAMD4CA370800 to SALLMAME4CA370892
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The windscreen may not have been correctly bonded. As a result, water ingress might occur and there may be increased wind noise. In extreme cases where there is an insufficient chemical bond between the windscreen glass and the PU adhesive, full windscreen retention may not be achieved in the event of air bag deployment or during a vehicle crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1617/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Ranger
 
Type / number of model:  Ranger PX Double Cab e11*2007/46*0154*01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 05/09/2011 and 10/05/12. 6FPPXXMJ2PBJ24021 to 6FPPXXMJ2PCR32284.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The seatback latch may not engage correctly, under certain circumstances, resulting in the rear seatback not being positively secured to the body striker. This may pose a risk of injuries to passengers in the event of a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  South Africa
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Hungary, Finland, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1619/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Focus Cabriolet
 
Type / number of model:  e13*2001/116*0157*06
 
Batch number / Barcode:  WF0XXXLUDX6B00405 to WF0XXXLUDX7L06309. Vehicles built between 01/06/2006 and 30-04-2007
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Vehicles operated in countries which have high road salt usage during the winter months may experience an increased risk of corrosion build-up. In extreme cases, the corrosion can propagate into the electronic circuits and result in overheating. In rare cases, the overheating may be sufficient to ignite the module fitted to the engine cooling fan and surrounding wiring component increasing the risk of a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland, Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1621/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Polaris
 
Name: Victory
 
Type / number of model:  Vehicles produced between 3/1/12 and 15/8/12.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  N/A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The throttle cables may not have been tightened at the factory which could cause lack of throttle control and would increase the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle.
Country of origin:  Switzerland
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Spain, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1626/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Scooters
 
Brand: DAYTONA MOTORS
 
Name: Sprinter
 
Type / number of model:  Sprinter 50 (DY50A), Sprinter 125 (DY100A) and Sprinter 125 EFI (DY125-52B)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall concerns vehicles with the following VINs: Sprinter 50: from ΧG8DΥ050WDΒ020537 to ΧG8DΥ050WDΒ020680 and from ΧG8DΥ050WDC020949 to ΧG8DΥ050WDC020966 Sprinter 125: from ΧG8DΕ125WDΒ024181 to ΧG8DΕ125WDΒ024190 and from ΧG8DΕ125WDC024314 to ΧG8DΕ125WDC024683 Sprinter 125 EFI: from ΧG8DΥ125ΝΥΒ024026 to ΧG8DΥ125ΝΥC024625
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

Possible leakage or detachment of the rear brake hose could cause loss of the rear braking which could lead to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Scooter.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1627/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: CITROEN
 
Name: C3, DS3
 
Type / number of model:  EC type approval: C3: e2*2007/46*0003*00, e2*2007/46*0003*08, e2*2007/46*0003*09 DS3: e2*2007/46*0003*01, e2*2007/46*0003*08, e2*2007/46*0003*09
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall concerns vehicles produced from 06/010/2009 to 30/11/2011 (C3) and from 16/11/2009 to 30/06/2011 (DS3).VINs:C3: from VF7SC8FP09A152557 to VF7SC8FP0BW564316DS3: from VF7SA8FR09W500782 to VF7SA8FR0BW562843
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The battery earth cable at the gearbox could break causing the engine to stop. If this occurs whilst the car is in motion, it could 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 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Ireland, Sweden, Slovenia, Portugal, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1637/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lotus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  cles Product: Passenger car Brand: Lotus Name: Evora S and Evora S-IPS Type: 122
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Produced between 2/9/10 and 13/12/11
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
A flexible section of the hose that forms part of the oil pipe assembly to the engine may be defective. The engine mounted oil feed pipe can rupture resulting in oil loss from the vehicle and the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1647/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Roman blinds
 
Brand: Gardinia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Andrea- 604066
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 314106 040666
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because the chain can form a loop in which a child could become entangled.

The product does not bear adequate warnings.



 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks, ban on the marketing of the product, withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.

 
Description:  Roman blinds, black fabric, 60/175 cm (also other sizes) Operated by a plastic ball chain on one side of the blind. The product is intended to be installed by the consumer.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1612/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Dimian AG
 
Name: Bambolina & Sisters
 
Type / number of model:  Item No. DV 1900
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4895167919007
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the doll contains up to 12 % 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): Import rejected at border.

 
Description:  4 similar plastic dolls (3.84 kg) with dark or blond hair, different clothes and similar shoes. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1613/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Radio-controlled toy
 
Brand: Joki Time
 
Name: Farm Truck
 
Type / number of model:  90652
 
Batch number / Barcode:  802102906526
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the farm truck contains 0.14 % 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.
 

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

 
Description:  A green and red model tractor/digger in a box; the packaging carries the statement that the toy is intended for children under three years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1614/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Police toy set
 
Brand: Combat Mission
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model. SO-22712A,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  T012868 (on the label), Barcode: 690000128684
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 8.5% by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.5% 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 set consists of 1 black plastic toy gun, 6 pink projectiles with suction cups, one pair of grey handcuffs, 2 grenades, 1 bandoleer and 1 rotating target plate. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with carton
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1615/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy gun
 
Brand: Pietro Plastic Toys
 
Name: Kommandós pisztoly
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 5998087518837
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the bullets contain 37% 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:  Black and brown plastic gun with 6 yellow bullets. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with carton.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1620/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy xylophone – frog
 
Brand: La malle aux jouets
 
Name: Xylophone frog (Xylophone grenouille)
 
Type / number of model:  16299
 
Batch number / Barcode:  AC04429
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of choking because of loose, small parts (metallic screws) which can be ingested or inhaled by small children. These small parts are non-functional spikes and can therefore injure users.




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

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

 
Description:  Wooden xylophone on roulette wheels, frog design painted in different colours, with a cord to pull it along. Dimensions of the xylophone: approx. L.19 cm, l.19 cm and h. 9cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1625/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy mobile phone
 
Brand: Qunxing
 
Name: Benign girl
 
Type / number of model:  QX-1103SS-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6928928072043
 
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

 
Description:  The toy is a folding mobile phone made of white and pink plastic. There are stickers with a picture of a doll on the phone and the inscriptions “Vision”, “Super Telephone” and “Benign Girl”. There is also a pink cord attached to the toy. The toy is battery-operated. The phone is packed in a cardboard box bearing the words “Benign Girl”, “Super telephone”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1646/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magic bath balls
 
Brand: Splashy Land
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  0311 and 0211
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3760206630018
 
Risk type:  Choking
 

The product poses a risk of choking because of the capsules which release sponges when they dissolve. The capsule is therefore accessible and can 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  (By: Other)

 
Description:  Magic balls, 6 cm in diameter, sold in sets of 3 or 6, packed in individual plastic film and then in a transparent plastic case. When in contact with water, the effervescent cosmetic ball dissolves, releasing a capsule which floats for several minutes on the surface of the water. This capsule then melts and releases a small sponge, which until then had been compressed inside the capsule. The sponge comes in different amusing shapes for children (objects, characters, animals, etc.).
Country of origin:  South Africa
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1622/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' skirt
 
Brand: Venera
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  10024
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of a cord in the waist area which is not attached to the garment and due to decorative drawstrings hanging below the lower hem of the garment.



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

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

 
Description:  Children’s skirt in various colours, with cords in the waist area that are not fixed at one point, and decorative drawstrings which hang below the lower hem of the skirt.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1623/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Kay Syan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Q-224
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses the risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the neck area.



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

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

 
Description:  Children’s outfit consisting of two parts – a dress and a bolero. The dress has a layered skirt 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 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1630/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men's leather wristband
 
Brand: Six
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CII 111111-947
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 4016632931649
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather wristband contains azo dyes releasing 590 mg/kg of benzidine.



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:  Man's black leather bracelet. The bracelet consists of two braided straps that are fixed with a leather cord at two points. The product is without packaging.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1632/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' Bikini
 
Brand: Samegame
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Name: Unknown 12106
 
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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Girls’ two-piece swimming costume in various colours. The top has two elastic cords tied at the neck and the back. On both sides of the bottom part there are cords that are tied.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1633/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s nightdress
 
Brand: Mymosa
 
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 nightdress, with functional cords in the neck area, intended for children up to 7 years old, sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1635/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' trousers
 
Brand: A.W diamond
 
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.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s trousers with a cord at the waist, no packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1636/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Mtex
 
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 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 with loose ends, sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1638/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s pyjamas
 
Brand: H&T
 
Name: Miss Linka
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  BE249
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords in the knee area that extend below the hemline.



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 pyjamas consisting of two parts, intended for children up to 7 years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1639/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: Bilge Baby Club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  02020891
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

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



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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sweatshirt with a hood and cords with free ends, in a combination of grey and pink, pink and purple, with a zipper and two pockets. On the front of the sweatshirt in pink and purple there is an inscription "RIPE NUN 3 5" and on the front of the sweatshirt in grey and pink there is a pink flower and two hearts. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1640/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Mertoğlu Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  01080070
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the hood.



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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sleeveless jacket in blue, red and yellow colours, with a hood with cords and a zipper. On the front of the yellow and red jacket there are appliqued patterns and the inscription: "LOVE, POWER, GIRL 23, 3". On the blue jacket there is an inscription: "MOUNTAIN, CAMP X – 452". The products are sold without packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1641/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sleeveless jacket
 
Brand: Mertoğlu Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  code: 01080070
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords 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.

 
Description:  Girls’ sleeveless jacket in cyclamen colour, supplied with a hood with cords, and a zipper. On the front there is an appliqued pattern depicting two boys. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1642/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Bilge Baby Club
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  code: 01050271
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords 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.

 
Description:  Children’s outfit – a sweatshirt with a hood with cords and a pair of trousers, in a combination of pink and grey. On the front there is an appliquéd pattern of flowers, attached sequins and the inscription: "LUCKY MBER". No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1643/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Hayrettin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  02070100.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords 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.

 
Description:  Children’s jacket supplied with a hood that has a functional cord, in pale green colour, with a zipper and two pockets.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1644/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Hasel
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  02070117
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords 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.

 
Description:  Children’s jacket with a hood that has a functional cord, in red colour. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1645/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Kid's girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JSJ-72
 
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:  Dress intended for children up to 7 years of age, with cords around the neck and the following inscriptions on the front: "Allou Fashion", "state b2".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1611/12       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Teeth whitening product
 
Brand: Beaming White
 
Name: Advanced Teeth Whitening
 
Type / number of model:  Professional Teeth Whitening Kit 38% H2O2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot No. 1380436, best before 11/2013
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 38% carbamide peroxide exceeding the permitted level.



The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.35
 

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

 
Description:  Teeth whitening equipment packed in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1628/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains adaptor
 
Brand: Fontastic
 
Name: Universal Charger for Notebooks
 
Type / number of model:  NU40-8120300-13 (K70103) DP-LGS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial number:0912 / EAN:4 024559 218262
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distances between the primary and secondary components are inadequate.


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:  Mains adaptor, switching mode power supply. Input : AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 1.0A Class II Output : 12V-24V.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44

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Alert number: A12/1634/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Voltage tester
 
Brand: StarkTools
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  appliances and equipment Product: Voltage tester Brand: StarkTools Name: Unknown Number of model: 7781
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4895136977816
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 

The metal tip is too long and the height of the protection rim is not sufficient. As a result, the user could touch the live metal tip during normal use.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61243.
 

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

 
Description:  Voltage tester.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 44